Mintz Lorio (Talent)

Dallas, TX
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Ethnicity: Multiracial
Height: 6' 0''
Weight: 160 lbs
Hair: Black
Eyes: Grey

Types of Work Preferred:

Acting, Modeling, Reality TV, Promo / Events, Theater, Voice-Over

Additional Information:

Mintz Lorio
MULTIMEDIA PERFORMANCE PROFESSIONAL

I was Born in ATLANTA, raised in DETROIT, & presently reside/work in DALLAS with my spectacular family of 7!
I have resided/worked in BrooklynNY, Salt Lake CityUT, HollywoodCA, St.LouisMO also.

The majority of my career has been more so on the techy-ish "invisible side" such as, Cameraman/Director/Producer/Photographer/Engineer/­Editor...However, I am hoping, open, and ready now to contribute my other more visible skills of ACTING/MODELING/SCRIPT MEMORIZATION to the entertainment industry also!


QUALIFICATIONS
* Able to adapt to various production styles as necessary; exhibits positive social integrity, courtesy, and sensible judgment
* Experienced professional with more than 15 years of providing exemplary creative broadcast services
* Embraces tutorial learning opportunities for improvement to remain sharp in a constantly evolving technological era
* Possesses a sharp memory, and accomplishes projects punctually while guaranteeing spectacular
quality results

EDUCATION
(CERTIFICATION)
Specs Howard School of Media Arts - Southfield, MI (4.0 gpa, Rossano Award recipient - 1% of 15 peers)
Radio/Video Broadcast Certification (ACCSC-RTV-6/02)
Ferndale High School - Oak Park, MI
Endorsed High School Diploma

SKILLS/EQUIPMENT
(VIDEO)
A successful actor realizes the importance of CONTINUITY ex: (If I cough with my L hand in the 'close-up scene', then I need to cough with my L hand in the 'full shot' also)
Sony Pro HD Video Camera -HVR-Z1U/3CCD, PMW-EX1R, Canon 6DD
Adobe Premiere Pro CC/After Effects
Avid Express
Sony Vegas (versions 8-13)
Chroma Key: (50-55 wpm keyboard proficiency)
Video Formats: (4K, H.264, MP4, AVI, MOV, Video MPG's, 3GP, WMV, FLV, and Video Clip)

(AUDIO)
A successful actor delivers his script lines each time with identical speech inflection and tone.
22 yr experienced Classical Pianist/Composer (Fav. piece "Canon in D by Johann Pachelbel")
Sound Engineering/Mixing
Allen & Heath Pro Audio Mixer
Cakewalk Music Creator
Microphones: Handheld, Lapel, Condenser, Boom

(MULTI)
Public Speaker, Crowd Controller, Script Reader, Song Writer, Voice-overs, Modeling
Adobe Photoshop, Headset Monitors, Laptop, Desktop, Light Kit, Green Screen, GSX Strand Lighting Mixer, Photography, Choreography,
MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

WORK EXPERIENCE

Regional Demo Specialist - BRAMI Beans (Dallas, TX) Sep - Present
Monitor the productivity flow, sales, and merchandising
* Proactively engages, and interacts confidently with the public, while ensuring an extraordinarily positive food demo experience
* Systematically uses marketing materials to effectively communicate specific information, item features, and benefits clearly
* Able to learn and retain product information swiftly and accurately
* Maintains an optimum professional appearance with an unwavering friendly, outgoing, sincere, and vibrant personality


Brand Ambassador - Encore Nationwide (Dallas, TX) June 2015- Present
Represent brands to patrons in order to build customer preference, increase awareness, image, and generate sales.
* Maintains an optimum professional appearance with an unwavering friendly, outgoing, sincere, and vibrant personality
* Proactively engages, and interacts confidently with the public, while ensuring an extraordinarily positive experience
* Systematically uses marketing materials to effectively communicate specific information, item features, and benefits clearly
* Able to learn and retain product information swiftly and accurately in order to exhibit concise informative demonstrations


Performance Coach - Amazon Fulfillment Center (Patterson, CA) (Seasonal) Dec. 2013 - Jan. 2015
Coached associates how to be leaders and consistently meet all of their safety, quality, and productivity requirements.
* Conducted productivity and safety audit reports, and demonstrated how to diligently accomplish warehouse job duties
* Identified and selected excellent workers for departmental cross-training, and other promotional opportunities
* Attended daily managerial/HR meetings to discuss productivity flow, urgent warehouse issues, and address associate barriers
* Issued 1st & 2nd warning adherence documents to associates; with an encouraging, positive, and respectful manner
* Briskly walked 3-5 miles per day, monitored (%) goals, and guaranteed that shipments were correct for distribution trucks
* Entered the end-of-shift, barrier report (EOS) and employee audit data into Microsoft Excel


Production Assistant - Human Service County Agency (Merced, CA) Jan. 2014 - Apr. 2014
Enthusiastically provided multifaceted media support to various agency departments and outsource clients.
* Located items by sku/serial no. and counted 80 pieces of equipment for an accurate inventory log
* Enhanced co-workers abilities to function, think, and work more comfortably by pro-actively creating space for the office
* Carefully lifted, and transported 10-80lbs. of delicate/heat-sensitive equipment to and from the production sites
* Videotaped B-Roll/cutaway footage, and monitored microphone audio levels during recordings


Audio Engineer - Christian Life Center (Merced, CA) Aug. 2013 - Jan. 2014
Operated 32 channel audio mixing console to synchronize voices, instruments, and sound effects.
* Regulated all sound input/output during recordings to avoid any (peaking/clip/hot/red/popping) incidents
* Simultaneously balanced 3 guitars, 1 drum set, 1 keyboard synthesizer, 5 microphones (handheld/lapel), 30-40 voice choir, and a music CD for live or prerecorded performances
* Maintained the ability to clearly focus on a single source of sound within the presence of other distracting sounds


Convention Host - Long Beach Convention Center (Long Beach, CA) Mar. 2013 - Apr. 2013
Provided exquisite customer service to prestigious conference speakers, exhibitors, and public attendees.
* Carefully operated a handheld inventory auditing system to calculate an exact attendee tally
* Graciously smiled and politely directed the traffic of 10-300 people throughout a center aisle service desk
* Assisted patrons by accurately entering their personal registration data into laptop kiosks
* Printed guest labels, lanyards, and ticket vouchers for proper guest identification
* Properly stocked and physically transported over 5,000 tote bags, refreshments, and resource materials


Freelance Editor - GrisGlobal Multimedia (Atwater, CA) Oct. 2012 - Feb. 2013
Chroma keyed and edited the raw footage for a 1920x1080 HD quality broadcast music video.
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* Downloaded/Imported green screen footage via dropbox' into editing software, converted video/audio into the necessary file formats, selected, cut, and edited all appropriate shot sequences
* Personalized royalty-free stock footage, graphics, and images by creatively altering the original designs to uniquely fit the project
* Applied color treatments, lighting effects, and adjusted the video frame width/aspect ratios
* Motion tracked multiple fonts effectively to perfectly mimic the subjects motions and gestures
* Rendered a "green-bleed FREE" final project on to DVD for easy distribution transfer/copy/upload


Photography Studio Manager - Olan Mills Portrait Studio (MI and GA) Aug. 2003 - July 2004
Managed a creative studio team and ensured that all operational procedures were completed to company standards.
* Consistently provided constructive feedback, coaching, ongoing training and development to the photography team
* Monitored cash control by transporting all monies directly to the bank, and by complying with all of the deposit procedures
* Ensured that the studio supplies and merchandise were abundantly stocked, scheduled inventory and cycle counts
* Displayed photographs and assisted customers with their photo selection process, by suggestively offering a professional opinion
* Increased Bloomfield Hills, MI locations clientele rapport from 12-20, to 70-80 avg. sittings per week within the 1st 90 days


Assistant Editor - Shadowbox NewMedia Group, Inc. (Pontiac, MI) Jan. 2003 - May 2003
Key Holder - Internship
* Received raw confidential Ford Auto Distribution footage deliveries from clients, imported and labeled video material by using a concise, ab
breviated "clip titling system" - enabling an easy-shot-log location for other Editors to conveniently use.

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