Tony L Torino
Los Angeles, CA.
Las Vegas, NV.
2010 - PRESENT
GOT FILMS, LAS VEGAS, NV
FREELANCE, LAS VEGAS, NV
EAR PROFESSIONAL AUDIO VIDEO, PHOENIX, AZ
Producer, Director, Associate Producer
Audio A2, Camera Operator, Editor, Production Manager
Director, Producer, Editor of “Day in the Life” videos for various Las Vegas Attorneys for court and websites, various Reality Show Sizzle reels.
Production Manager, Coordinator and Camera operator for various Corporate videos and Reality Shows.
Audio A2, Camera Operator and Editor on various Reality Shows, Sports, Commercials and Sizzle Reels.
2008 - 2010
GWE / JOHNNY STUART PRODUCTIONS, LAS VEGAS, NV
Associate Producer – VOICES Live Nightly Show Hilton
Director of Broadcast Productions
Associate Producer for "VOICES", Live Production Show nightly at the LV Hilton Showroom. Director of Broadcast Productions.
2006 - 2008
FREELANCE, LAS VEGAS, NV
EAR PROFESSIONAL AUDIO VIDEO - PHOENIX, AZ
Producer, Director, Production Manager
Audio A2, Editor, Camera Operator
Video Design Engineer, Tech. Engineer
Freelance Editor at various post production facilities, editing on AVID.
Freelancing as an Audio A2, Camera Operator, Production Manager and Editor.
Design, Installation and Re-Configuration of post and audio facility rooms in Las Vegas and Phoenix.
2007 - 2007
MEDIA UNDERGROUND, LAS VEGAS, NV
Post Production Supervisor
Special Projects Manager, Producer
Responsible for production crews, talent, post production, video and audio work of HBO / Cinemax Episodic series, “Sin City Diaries”, including all logistics of talent and various facilities on a national basis. This included daily scheduling of talent and ADR sessions and Dailies reviews coordinating with HBO New York.
Production Manager for Media Underground on all Special Projects and “High-End” clientele.
2005 - 2007
808 PRODUCTIONS, LAS VEGAS, NV
Producer, Editor, Technical Director
Audio A2, Camera Operator, Lighting, Facilities Engineer
Freelance Editor / Producer, Audio A2, and Camera Operator on a daily basis at 808 Productions in Las Vegas. Responsible for the Technical side of the entire facilities engineering.
2003 - 2007
JONNY VEGAS PRODUCTIONS, LAS VEGAS, NV
Producer, Director, Associate Producer
Production Manager, Technical Director, Editor, Sound Design
Camera Operator, Audio A2, Lighting
Director, Producer, Writer “Goodtimes with Carey Hart” Extreme Sports Action Documentary Film, winner of 3 Sundance / X-Dance Awards.
Associate Producer and Assistant Editor on many National video projects, including 3 DVD’s for PINK, “MTV’S P!NK Released” Special, R&R Partners, LVCVA, Mandalay Bay and Skechers.
Editor, Director, Producer, Technical Director, Camera Operator, Audio, and Lighting of all productions including Extreme Sports Action Films, Award Winning Documentaries, “UFC Team Miletich” PPV Special, “UFC Tank Abbott” PPV Special, “Travel Café” on NBC and on the Travel Channel and “For Your Health” NBC, and countless National & Local commercials, Live sporting events in studio and on location.
Managed and crewed full scale production shoots locally and across the country.
2002 - 2004
UFC - ULTIMATE FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP, ZUFFA LLC., LAS VEGAS, NV
Assistant Editor, Producer, Director
Camera Operator, Audio, Lighting
Director, Producer, Camera, Audio, and Lighting of and PPV Documentary specials for the UFC. Behind the Scenes Camera for UFC DVDs, and Assistant Editor for UFC Event Spots and DVD features.
1997 - 2001
ENCORE PRODUCTIONS, LAS VEGAS, NV
Production Manager, Visual Effects Director, Producer
VFX Director for Location Shoots and Produced videos for "Warner Bros. Scooby Doo", Jean Paul Michell Systems, Studio 54 MGM, LVCVA / R&R Advertising, NBC’s Travel Cafe, Mandalay Bay, and corporate videos for Intel and IBM. Edit Assist for the post production dept., Designed and Created VFX for many Local and National commercials. Part of the post production team that won an Emmy Award for work on “Travel Café” and “For Your Health” on NBC.
Production Manager for the Production / Post Production Departments of External Clients. Responsible for the “Day to Day” production/ & post operations, of the facility, consisting of staff, equipment, and all shoots, On-line Suite, Avid Suite, and Graphics Suites.
1993 - 1997
LAGUNA PRODUCTIONS, LAS VEGAS, NV
Technical Operations, Visual Effects, Set Designer / Builder
Director, Producer, Assistant Editor, Camera Operator
Concept, Design, Lighting Design and creation of various Visual Effects for numerous Local and National spots. Responsible for daily equipment set up and the “Day to Day” operations of the On-line, and Avid Suites. Directed various location shoots and Produced videos for "Take the Time to Teach" spots for the CCSD, "Anderson Dairy Tour Video", "Sunrider International", “Southern Nevada Water Authority”, “Sam's Town”, “Primemerit Bank”, "CAT" spots, and various political spots.
1991 - 1993
POST 2810, LAS VEGAS, NV
Technical Operations Supervisor, Assistant Editor
Camera Operator, Audio
Performed a key role as the Technical Operations Supervisor, established new standards, practices and procedures for a newly opening “State of the Art” Post Production facility. Also performed duties as an Assistant Editor, Camera Operator and Audio A2.
1988 - 1991
UNITEL VIDEO, HOLLYWOOD, CA
Camera Operator, Assistant Editor, Video Operator Telecine
Responsible for Lighting Design, VFX Director and Camera Operator for on location and studio shoots for VFX and Graphic Elements. Telecine Assist set up and film transfers of theatricals, weekly sitcoms and music videos.
Font design, Font compose, program, and operation of Chyron fonts and graphics systems for post production and live sporting events.
1983 - 1988
THE POST GROUP, HOLLYWOOD, CA
Motion Control Director VFX 1985 – 1988
Motion Control VFX Concept, Design and Production of VFX Production Elements, for “Star Trek: TNG”, “Max Headroom”, “The Twilight Zone”, “Pee Wees Playhouse”, “CBS Sports Tour de France”, “Fox TV”, “The 1987 Academy Awards”, “Airwolf”, “Baskin Robbins 31 Flavors”, and others, including extensive work with Live Action Miniatures, and Table Top shoots and On-Line Edit of Motion Tests.
Chyron Programmer 1983 – 1985
Video Tape Operator
Design, Style, Create and Font Compose of fonts and graphics for spots and National shows including: Star Trek: TNG, The Twilight Zone, Airwolf, CBS Sports Iditarod, NBA, and ABC's “Battle of the Network Stars”. Chyron programming for Live Sports events; Toyota Long Beach Grand Prix, LA Dodgers baseball.
1978 - 1983
S & A STUDIOS / S & A PRODUCTIONS, HOLLYWOOD, CA
Production Manager, Location Manager 1978 – 1982
Producer, Writer, Post Production Supervisor, Off-Line Editor
Responsible for staff, crews and talent, which included and was not limited to bookings, accommodations, logistics and budgets for all location and studio shoots on all National Campaigns and promos. Productions included: "ABC Networks’ “Spring” and “Fall Campaigns" 1980, 1981 & 1982, various Cable Specials and music videos. Responsibilities included Producing promos, Off-line Editing, and Copy Writing for ABC Daytime Soap Operas, various Mini Series, and “Movies of the Week” for ABC’s “On-Air Promo” Dept.