Thomas W. (Bud) Ryerson
175 Bocana St., San Francisco, CA 94110
h) 415-282-5268
c) 415-307-5268
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I am a freelance video professional based in the San Francisco area.  My emphasis is on storytelling and working closely with associates to get the best product possible.  I excel at working within technical constraints while providing the creative and management tools necessary to complete projects on time and within budget.

I am able to set up and operate a wide variety of both studio and portable video production equipment.  I am familiar with a variety of computer graphics systems, VTR's, audio mixers, video server hardware, routers, controls, and signal monitoring equipment.  I am able to review and edit on-air text for effective composition and accuracy.  I am able to measure and maintain signal strength and quality throughout production, recording and broadcast.  I have an excellent knowledge of Final Cut Pro, Avid, Adobe Photoshop & After Effects, DVD Studio Pro, MS Word & Excel, Windows 2000/XP, and Apple computer platforms.

I have helped to produce numerous videos for many Bay Area corporations.  I can provide a diverse range of abilities to your team.  I have very good references; and I am quite flexible in my requirements and availability.

1983 to Present Editor/Producer Self Employed San Francisco, CA
1980 to 1983 Editor One Pass Film and Video San Francisco, CA
1978 to 1980 Video Editor Video Tape Associates Atlanta, GA
1976 to 1978 Video Editor North Florida Production Center Jacksonville, FL
1972 to 1976 Sr. Service Tech. Bendix Field Engineering Columbia, MD
BA / Radio & TV San Francisco State Univ. San Francisco, CA 27 May 2006
Associate of Arts Howard Community College Columbia, MD 4 June 1972
California Drivers License, #C2807065, Class C M1
FCC 1st Class Radiotelephone Operators Permit
FAA Private Pilot, VFR, Single Engine/Land
Clyde Wildes A-Zebra 415-487-4111  
Mark Tovar Space Systems/Loral 650-852-6206 Letter of Reference
Jonna Ramey Jonna Ramey Communications 801-467-1857
Charles Rudnik 3 Street Media 415-626-8400 Letter of Reference
Kim Salyer Video Arts 415-788-0300 Letter of Reference