Steve Lombard (credited as Stephen Putnam)

Steve Lombard (credited as Stephen Putnam)

Post-production supervisor in Los Angeles, California

About Steve

SUMMARY
Highly motivated, dedicated Post Production Manager who has successfully overseen completion of over 127 hours of televised and theatrical product for domestic and international distribution. Especially skilled at administration, organization, problem solving and prevention, and building effective, productive working relationships with staff, vendors and clients.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
• Supervision of post production process from script breakdown through final delivery
• Schedule creation and implementation
• Budget preparation
• Cost management
• Management of post production staff
• Negotiation of vendor contracts
• Quality Control standards implementation
• Resolution of quality control issues
• Written and oral communication

PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS
• Established post production processes and standards for first multi-camera film television show produced in New York City by working effectively with administrative and technical personnel at selected post production vendors.
• Shepherded a feature film completed for film festivals and then shelved for over a year through the additional post production steps necessary to prepare it for domestic and international distribution, despite problems with locating original elements and un-cleared music in the festival mix, and with minimal involvement from original producers.
• Reduced technical QC rejections from well over 50% to almost 0%, improving company’s reputation and helping sales, by implementing quality control standards and procedures for all in-house productions.
• Teaching senior-level college course on post production for short and long form television, as well as feature films, after re-structuring course curriculum from covering only post for one-hour television.
• Maintained 100% customer satisfaction levels while supervising Finishing Department at commercial advertising company, despite severely reduced department staff.
• Salvaged company’s relationship with a key client by negotiating with a UK post production facility on a title rejected for QC issues, resulting in acceptance of the delivered master.
• Led an upgrade and expansion of existing editorial equipment, resulting in tripled capacity for offline editing, at a lower cost than originally expected.
• Reduced cost of archiving fees to company by assembling inventory of elements in archive, disposing of unnecessary elements, setting policy regarding what elements should be archived, and designing an inventory system to track all archived materials.


Name: Steve Lombard (credited as Stephen Putnam)

Lives in: Los Angeles, California

Occupation: Post-Production Supervisor

Projects

  • Wanda's Place

    Wanda's Place (2011)
    Film by Marlo Productions / Earnest Harris Post Production Supervisor

  • Grimm Love

    Grimm Love (2007)
    Film by Senator Entertainment / Martin Weisz Post Production Supervisor

  • Fireflies In The Garden

    Fireflies In The Garden (2007)
    Film by Senator Entertainment / Dennis Lee Post Production Supervisor

  • The Bike Squad

    The Bike Squad (2005)
    Film by MRG Entertainment / Richard Gabai Post Productino Supervisor

  • Wild Things 3: Diamonds In The Rough

    Wild Things 3: Diamonds In The Rough (2005)
    Film by Lightning Entertainment / Jay Lowi Post Production Supervisor

  • Bound By Lies

    Bound By Lies (2005)
    Film by Lightning Entertainment / Valerie Landsburg Post Production Supervisor

  • Wild Things 2: The Glades

    Wild Things 2: The Glades (2004)
    Film by Magic Hour Pictures / Jack Perez Post Producttion Supervisor

  • The Kids Who Saved Summer

    The Kids Who Saved Summer (2004)
    Film by Mainline Releasing / Rob Spera Post Production Supervisor

  • Bloody Murrder 2: Closing Camp

    Bloody Murrder 2: Closing Camp (2003)
    Film by Mainline Releasing / Rob Spera Post Production Supervisor

  • Spider's Web

    Spider's Web (2002)
    Film by Magic Hour Pictures / Paul Levine Post Production Supervisor

  • Bare Witness

    Bare Witness (2002)
    Film by Magic Hour Pictures / Kelley Cauthen Post Production Supervisor

  • Sexual Predator

    Sexual Predator (2001)
    Film by Magic Hour Pictures / Robert Angelo, Rob Spera Post Production Supervisor

  • Sports Night

    Sports Night (2000)
    Television by Touchstone Television / Thomas Schlamme Associate Producer (Post Production Supervisor) (45 episodes)

  • Men Behaving Badly

    Men Behaving Badly (1996)
    Television by Carsey-Werner Television / (varioius directors) Assosciate Producer (Post Production Supervisor) (3 episodes)

  • INK

    INK (1996)
    Television by DreamWorks Television / (various directors) Associate Producer (Post Production Supervisor) (22 episodes)

  • Too Something (aka New York Daze)

    Too Something (aka New York Daze) (1995)
    Television by FOX Television / (various directors) Associate Producer (Post Production Supervisor) (22 episodes)

  • On Our Own

    On Our Own (1995)
    Television by Warner Bros. Television / (various directors) Associate Producer (Post Production Supervisor) (19 episodes)

  • Mad About You

    Mad About You (1993)
    Television by TriStar Television / (various directors) Post Production Supervisor (22 episodes)

  • Good Advice

    Good Advice (1993)
    Television by TriStar Television / (varioius directors) Post Production Supervisor (6 episodes)

  • Hollywood Babylon

    Hollywood Babylon (1993)
    Television by Babylon Productions / David Wheeler Post Production Supervisor (26 episodes)

  • Eligible Dentist

    Eligible Dentist (1993)
    Television by NBC Universal Television / Noam Pitlik Associate Producer (Post Production Supervisor) (1 episode)

  • Teech

    Teech (1991)
    Television by Columbia Pictures Television / (various directors) Post Production Supervisor (5 episodes)

  • Doctor Doctor

    Doctor Doctor (1991)
    Television by Reeves Entertainment Group / (various drectors) Post Production Supervisor (34 episodes)

Education

  • California State University-Northridge (Northridge, CA)

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