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Edit | Mograph

William Gallegos

Editor and Storyteller based in New York City

“For me the creative process is more one of discovery than creation.” -James Lee Burke

William Gallegos is a professional editor based in New York City.

As a storyteller, I aspire to engage and explore new, exciting tales. My experience ranges widely across many genres, from documentary and commercial to narrative. I can perform proficiency and compentency in the technical knowledge of NLE systems, high resolution workflow, VFX pipline, and more.

William graduated from Santa Fe University of Art and Design with a BFA in Film and a Concentration in Post ­Production.


 

Main Programs: Avid Media Composer, Premiere Pro, After Effects

Secondary Programs: DaVinci, Adobe Creative Suite, Maya, HTML, CSS, JavaScript

Skills

Machine Learning/Adaptablility

Communication Skills

Story Structure

Critical/Creative Thinking

Media Management

Sense of humor (I think?)

Selected Professional Experience

Nickelodeon HALO Awards | New York | Post Production Assistant

November 2016

Assisted the Nickelodeon 2016 HALO Awards Post Production Department with cue sheets, transportation of drives, pulling selects, and general support for the whole editor staff. AVID was the main NLE system from which the department worked from.

247 Laundry Service, Cycle Media | New York | Freelance Editor

January 2016 - Present

Performed edits, graphics, and assistant editing work for various different projects within this social media advertising agency that develops video content for social media platforms. Clients include Bud Light, LG, NIKE, Hennessy, and more. 

See Through Films | Santa Fe | Assistant Editor

January 2016 - June 2016

Received multiple projects that include duties from data/footage management, editing documentaries, features, small clients, and provide technical support.

Freelance Editor/Mograph Artist

All the time

Upon client engagement, perform edits and motion graphics for short films, docs, music videos and more. 


Selected Projects

Karkutong | Producer

Part of SFUAD's Shoot the Stars Initiative, a program that stars A List film talent. Karkutong starred Michael Welsch (Twilight, Star Trek: Insurection) and Travis Hammer (The Lone Ranger, Frank).

Lyra | Editor

"Lyra" by Djochoua Belovarski: As Earth falls apart, young-and-in-love Miriam is given an opportunity that can change her future.

A short film that premiered on the The Scene via The Big Script starring Sosie Bacon.

Up the River | Producer & Editor

Following a year of estrangement, Anna visits her older sister in prison to reveal the actual reason for her sentence which will change their relationship forever.

The Process of Seeing Yourself | Producer/Editor/AD

Spanish senior thesis that achieved honors in Madrid, Spain.

Phuong Vi | Editor

Vietnamese music video for musical artist Hoang Thuc Linh.

The Fastest Man on the Mountain | Editor/Producer

Short documentary on a ceramic teacher from ABQ, NM who teaches more than just art.

 

NIKE


COPA 90


FIVE STAR


SAHALE SNACKS


LG


Bud light


Short Films

KARKUTONG | PRODUCER

A Shoot the Stars Season 4 short film, The Film School at Santa Fe University of Art & Design
When a bumbling bank robber (Michael Welch, "The Twilight Saga") holds three office workers at gunpoint, one unlucky employee (Travis Hammer, "Manhattan") is confident Karkutong can save the day.
FINALIST "BEST COMEDY" 2016 New Mexico Filmmakers Showcase
Official Selection 2016 Santa Fe Independent Film Festival
Official Selection 2017 Las Cruces International Film Festival

LYRA | EDITOR

"Lyra" by Djochoua Belovarski: As Earth falls apart, young-and-in-love Miriam is given an opportunity that can change her future.

A short film that premiered on the The Scene via The Big Script starring Sosie Bacon.

UP THE RIVER | PRODUCER & EDITOR

Following a year of estrangement, Anna visits her older sister in prison to reveal the actual
reason for her sentence which will change their relationship forever.

THE PROCESS OF SEEING YOURSELF | PRODUCER, EDITOR, & AD

Spanish senior thesis that achieved honors in Madrid, Spain.

Direction and Cinematography done by Bego Aznar.

PHUONG VI | EDITOR

Vietnamese music video for musical artist Hoang Thuc Linh.


THE FASTEST MAN ON THE MOUNTAIN | EDITOR & PRODUCER

Short documentary on Jin Yoshida, a ceramic teacher from Albuquerque, NM who teaches more than just art to his students.

KICK TV "THE MIXER" | EDITOR

A French 5th Division tossed up one of the greatest penalty saves we've ever seen. Plus, Pep is no longer perfect at Manchester City after their first loss of the season away to Tottenham. Soccer culture and the game itself are energetic, vibrant, and exciting. At the heart of this are the fans.

SERPENT IN THE BOTTLE | ASSISTANT EDITOR

Feature. Assisted transcoding, syncing, one lights, organizing footage, and technical troubleshooting.

BENZO III HIGHLIGHT REEL | EDITOR & PRODUCER

Highlight reel for a NM local band led by Benito Martinez.

Let's work together!

Need an estimate? Want to know which type of editing is right for your project?

Drop me a line today and we'll chat!

 w.gallegos.abq@gmail.com

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