John C. Zell

Postbox 9546

Anaheim, CA 92812

(714) 535-2442 Home

(714) 496-1125 Cell

xzellrate@sbcglobal.net

www.xzellant.com

OBJECTIVE

To obtain a position of employment that involves the development of production art for children with an emphasis on learning activities, multi-media and fine art.

EDUCATION

2/94-6/96 SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

Chicago, Illinois

BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS PROGRAM

10/89-6/90 FULLSAIL CENTER FOR THE RECORDING ARTS

Orlando, Florida

FILM AND VIDEO COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAM

12/85-8/87 MC FATTER VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL CENTER

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

COMMERCIAL ART TRAINING PROGRAM

6/83-8/87 WESTERNHIGH SCHOOL

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

DRAFTING, FINE ART, & PERFORMANCE ART STUDIES

EQUIPMENT EXPERIENCE

   

    COMPUTER           Windows XP; Macintosh OS X; MS Office XP; Macromedia Flash MX 2004; Ulead       

                                       MiroVIDEO (MediaSTUDIO 2.5); Hash: Animation Master; RAY DREAM 3D;

                                      Adobe Illustrator CS; Sony Sound Forge Audio Studio 7.0

    

    VIDEO                     Ikegami 730-A; Ampex CVR-507 Betacam; Sony DXC325; JVC BY-110; JVC SX7000;

                                      CMX 330A; Ampex Vista Video Switcher; Chyron RG-2 Character Generator

                                      DVE; Ampex VPR-6 1"Recorder; Ampex Betacam SPCVR-75 Recorder; Umatic3/4"

                                      Offline Edit Controller/Recorder

    AUDIO                     Neve VR60 Automated Console; SSL6000E Console; Sony 3036 Console; Neotech Elan

                                      Console; New England Digital Synclavier and Direct to Disk System; Otari MTR-100 &

                                       StuderA-800 Multitrack Tape Machines; NAGRA 4.2  Tape Machine

         

     FILM                      Arriflex 2C; Arriflex 2; Arriflex SR; Arriflex BL; Bolex Rex 3, 4 & 5; Oxberry Animation

                                      Stand; JK Optical Printer; 4 Way Gang Sync; Steenbeck 6 Plate Flatbed Editing Table;

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

DISNEYLAND RESORT “Theme Park Props” DISNEYLAND 2000-2008 (Decorator)

DISNEYLAND RESORT “50th Animated Windows” DISNEYLAND 2005 (Designer)

CORONA LIBRARY “Teen Center Archway” FRIENDS GROUP 2004 (Designer)

CORONA LIBRARY “Children’s Lemon Grove” FRIENDS GROUP 2003 (Fabricator)

VALLEY MEDICAL “Motility Room” TWIN MURALS 2002 (Fabricator)

PALACE THEATRE “Club Puppet” CHIODO BROS. 2001 (Production Stage Manager)

DISNEYLAND RESORT “Holiday Services” DISNEYLAND 2000-2003 (Decorator)

DISNEYLANDMagic Began Design” DISNEYLAND 2000 (Designer)

DETROIT MURALS “Art Install” MIKE KELLY/ JIM SHAW 2000 (Lead Scenic)

FOX FAMILY “13 Days of Halloween” ISOLATED GROUND 2000 (Lead Scenic)

JANET JACKSON “Music Video” SCENARIO DESIGN 2000 (Lead Scenic)

COCA COLA “Summer Olympic Divers” SCENARIO DESIGN 2000 (Lead Scenic)

BALLYS VEGAS “Casino Signage” RB INDUSTRIES 1999 (Fabricator)

HYATT ROSEMONTE “Hotel Signage” RB INDUSTRIES 1999 (Fabricator)

NOT THEM “Theatrical Performance” LA JOLLA PLAYHOUSE 1998 (Fabricator)

AMERIQUEST BALL 98 “ Corporate Event” IMAGE EVENTS 1998 (Scenic)

JACK AND GORD “Feature Film” C3 PRODUCTIONS 1998 (Lead Scenic)

NIGHTFALL VI “Dr. Hyde Lab” OLD TUCSON STUDIOS 1997 (Decorator)

TEMPTATION “Feature Film” TRI COAST FILM PARTNERS 1996 (Lead Scenic)

THE LOFT “Talk Show Set” FREELANCE STAGING 1996 (Lead Scenic)

PEPSI COLA “Indiana Jones” FREELANCE STAGING 1996 (Lead Scenic)

FRIJOLANDIA “Children’s Program” FREELANCE STAGING 1996 (Lead Scenic)

GLORIA ESTEFAN “Music Videos” FREELANCE STAGING 1995-1996 (Lead Scenic)

 

REFERENCES AND A PORTFOLIO ARE AVAILABLE AT YOUR REQUEST

 

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