Igor Katrach
DP,Cameraman / Photographer
Editor/Post Production /
www.katrach.com

OBJECTIVE
To contribute to a quality driven video production team through the utilization of my design, production, technical and creative skills. Available for freelance work and/or full time position in the following areas: music videos, commercials, feature films.
Intuitive, hard working individual with excellent production skills who enjoys working on a team where creativity, open communication, innovation, and quality work is the norm. Over fifteen years of experience in video production and post production, including: video, 2D/3D animation. I am a detail oriented, dedicated, highly motivated and multi-task oriented individual. I like to experiment with visual forms and to face challenges. I have unique vision and I’m passionate about film making.

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

DP/ Cameraman
Commercials, infomercials, feature films, interviews, music videos, fashion runway, live concerts, documentary.
Lighting Design and Sound set up.

Video Editor
Commercials, Corporate, Education, Promo videos, Music videos, Documentary, Shows, multi cam editing.
Different editing styles and techniques.
Audio editing,  mixing voice overs with music, finalize mix for broadcast standards.
titles, subtitles, and other information.
experience in linear analog editing.

Animation/CGI
2D/3D animation, motion graphics and visual effects.

Post Production/Visual Effects
Composing, tracking, stabilizing, rotoscoping, keying, object removal, noise reduction.

Color correction / Color grading for video and photography.

Digital Delivery / Transfer for TV and Web Video.
Practical knowledge in video codecs compression and formats, colour spaces and video standards.
Fixing issues, quality control.
DVD authoring.

Still Photographer
Digital and 35mm film photography. Lighting design, light effect, filters.

Project Manager
Manage project start to finish
Solving problems on set for less post production work.

Graphic Design
Raster and vector graphics.  Graphics fro video effects. Photo Retouch.

Live Video Web Streaming
Setup Live streaming Youtube, Facebook, Livestream, GoToWebinar.
Hardware and software trouble shooting, sound and video.
Creating presentation work flow for seamless switching between different sources for webinars steaming by using free software.
Setup Wirecast studio.

Web Content management
Youtube CMS,  Limelight (Organizing videos to Play list, Keywords, Channel and video Translations and subtitles, Channel graphics, thumbnails, ending buttons, popup links, info cards, channel front page layout, Copyright Infringement )
Automatic content sharing and distribution to different social networks.
Creating Graphics and templates for Webinars
Creating podcast  and RSS stream for iTunes and other services.
HTML, CSS, WordPress.

SOFTWARE
Proficient in: Adobe CC,  Adobe After Effects/ Premier Pro, Avid, Blackmagic Davinci Resolve, Videocopilot Element 3D, Photoshop, Lightrroom, Illustrator, Encore, Soundbooth,  Mocha Imagineers  Systems, Wirecast.
Familiar with: Autodesk Smoke/Flame.
Different video Plug-ins, scripts and expressions. Literate in most popular software.
OS Windows / Mac OS / Linux-Ubuntu

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY
Computer assembling, upgrade, troubleshooting and fixing software and hardware IBM/Mac platforms. Experience with analog and digital video systems.
Video decks, input cards,  sound boards, audio processors, wacom tablet.
The ability to quickly learn and evaluate new software and hardware.

AWARDS

2013 34nd Telly Awards
Bronze Winner
for – Blue Movie – “Sewing Shadows” Music Video
position – Director, DP, Camera,Motion Graphics

2012 NYLA International Film Festival

Best Documentary – “Sports and Peace”
position – Editor

2012 18th Communicator Awards 2012 Video Competition
Award of Distinction (second highest honor)
for – “Hollywood Tans” commercial
position – Director, DP, Camera,Motion Graphics

2011 32nd Telly Awards
Silver Winner
for – “The Badspells – Explode” Music video
position – Director, DP, Camera,Motion Graphics

2009 Communicator Awards 2009 Video Competition
Award of Distinction (second highest honor)
for – “Kitchen Range Hoods” commercial
position – Director, DP, Camera,Motion Graphics

2009 “Krasnogorski” sport films festival
Best Screenplay – What If? Helena Mayer story
position – Editor

AFFILIATIONS
2012 – Present NY Flame User Group
2012 – Present Mopictive
2006 – 2014 Adobe After Effects New York Member
2003 – 2013 NYC Motion graphics organization Member