Video editor/producer for almost 15 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: Zillow Group, Trial and Error Productions, TwoFiveSix, Caution Zero Network, Birdhouse Creative (A&E, Microsoft), Graphiti Associates (iStock, Getty Images), Seattle Repertory Theater, Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra, ArtsEd Washington.
I shot and edited another film for Trial and Error Productions. I hosted the premiere at Seattle’s The Triple Door, with opening band Happy Orchestra.
I edited this Unique Home video for Zillow. All assets were provided by the client.
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
A puppet-based short film I shot and edited for Trial and Error Productions. It had its premiere screening at the SIFF Uptown. For more information, visit the producer’s page at trialanderror-productions.com
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.