Video editor/producer for over 9 years.
A brief overview of qualifications:
- Responsible for all aspects of independent film production, including: Original short and feature-length films, web based commercial and marketing videos, cinematography, studio management, editing, post-production sound mastering, and motion graphics.
- Work with clients to design and implement Video Sales Letters often under tight time constraints, to expand their brand and reach an audience of tens of thousands of current and potential customers.
- Completed five full-length web series as post-production supervisor, serving as the production hub and liason between all departments and the director.
- Recent clients include: Caution Zero Network, Birdhouse Creative (A&E, Microsoft), Graphiti Associates (iStock, Getty Images), Seattle Repertory Theater, Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra, ArtsEd Washington.
Many people are familiar with Ben Affleck’s 2012 Oscar winning film Argo, but not many know the connection Argo has to the All-Father of American Comics – Jack Kirby. written by COLE HORNADAY directed by BEN LAURANCE produced by BEN & COLE starring manager mike MIKE GILSON jack kirby TROY … Continue reading
What happened when a stuffy child psychologist decided comic books were an evil blight upon the landscape? In this episode of The Panel Jumper, we examine the impact Dr. Fredric Wertham and the Senate Subcommittee on Juvenile Delinquency had on the comics industry in general, and EC Comics in particular. … Continue reading
In the 1980s, DC held a phone campaign to let their readers determine whether or not Jason Todd, the second Robin to Bruce Wayne’s Batman, would live or die. This episode of The Panel Jumper takes a look behind the Bat-cave to examine why the readers made the decision that … Continue reading
The Panel Jumper takes an in-depth look at the genesis and impact of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle phenomenon. Starring Cole Hornaday as The Panel Jumper Mike Gilson as Manager Mike Brandon Ryan as Kevin Eastman Shane Regan as Peter Laird Writer: Cole Hornaday Director: Ben Laurance Gaffer: Michael White … Continue reading
In the late 70s, two Canadian sausage makers decided to get into the daredevil business to challenge Evel Knievel. This is their story. Starring Cole Hornaday as The Panel Jumper Mike Gilson as Manager Mike Written by Cole Hornaday Directed by Ben Laurance Gaffer: Michael White Hayes Boom Op: Webster … Continue reading
You think you know Howard the Duck? You don’t know Howard the Duck! In the fourth installment of The Panel Jumper, Cole Hornaday explores the tale of cantankerous comic book creator Steve Gerber and his one-man fight to retain the ownership of that foul little fowl, Howard the Duck. Written … Continue reading
I set up a camera and recorded the final performance of Annex Theatre’s “Zapoi!” and subsequent strike and party. About seven hours condensed to 1 minute.
If you’ve watched my webseries “The Panel Jumper,” you know that the B-story in Issue 003 is a martial arts fight scene inside the store. I was asked by the programmer of Annex Theatre’s “Spin the Bottle” if I wanted to show anything during the February 2015 show. So I … Continue reading
In the third installment of The Panel Jumper, Cole Hornaday discusses how the character of Fu Manchu came to be prominent in the Marvel universe. “Drop dead awesome. That was sheer excellence.” -Paul Gulacy Written by Cole Hornaday Directed by Ben Laurance Starring Cole Hornaday as The Panel Jumper Mike … Continue reading
The Doctor and his companion encounter a familiar enemy, and things don’t work out so well for the Doctor in the end. Click here for Episode 1 and Episode 2.