SHERNG-LEE HUANG (www.shernglee.com)


CONTACT: SL@shernglee.com / 917.981.5894 / Brooklyn, NY


PROFILE:  Producer/editor since 2006, equally proficient with scripted and non-scripted content, for clients such as The Huffington Post, Google, American Express, and the U.S. Olympic Committee. I'm also one half of the artist duo Ungur & Huang; our first feature film, "Hotel Dallas" premiered at the 2016 Berlin International Film Festival.


SOFTWARE FLUENCY: Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Encore), Final Cut Pro X/7, Final Cut Studio


EDUCATION: B.A., Amherst College


FREELANCE WORK - HIGHLIGHTS


The Huffington Post - Video Editor (Dec. 2015-present)

Cut packages for daily show HuffPost Rise (politics, health, lifestyle, human interest), with online views often exceeding 1M per video.  


U.S. Olympic Committee - Director/Editor/Shooter  (2012-present)

Turnkey vendor for 70+ Team USA webisodes, TV ads, and online promos, covering track & field, weightlifting, diving, hockey, bobsled, and speedskating.


Questus - Director/Writer/Editor/Shooter (2010-present)

Regular video vendor for award-winning advertising agency with offices in NYC and San Francisco, with clients including Capital One, Universal Orlando, Absolut, Seagrams, Driscoll’s, and Almay.  


Google - Producer/Editor/Shooter (2010-present)

Created a variety of corporate communication pieces including keynote videos for Vidcon, the nation’s biggest conference for web video.


The Naked Brand - Director/Writer/Editor/Shooter - TV Documentary (2013-2014)

Partnered with Jeff Rosenblum to write and direct “The Naked Brand,” an hour-long doc that was acquired by Bloomberg TV and broadcast nationally.  


American Express - Web Series Showrunner (2009-11)

Led production team for 72 episodes of “Small Business Rules,” a branded web series about America’s most dynamic companies, shot in 8 cities, coast to coast.  


Next New Networks - Series Producer/Editor  (2008-2010)

Launched several web series for the leading online video studio (later acquired by Google), including: Talking Points Memo (politics), TMI Weekly (lifestyle), and Bleacher Bloggers (sports).  


Various Clients - Documentary Shooter/Editor (2006-present)

• Shot the feature doc “Burma: A Human Tragedy,” narrated by Anjelica Huston.

• Shot the short doc “The Tehuacan Project,” narrated by Adrien Brody and produced by Brad Pitt.

• Edited multiple episodes of the athlete profile series "Driven" for FloSports.

• Filmed four seasons of the police documentary series “Party Heat” for TruTV.


Rocketboom.com - Series Producer/Editor (2006-2007)

Led production of daily episodes of the web's most popular vlog (250,000 viewers per day), nominated for Webby and Vloggy awards and featured by Rolling Stone and CNN.


INDEPENDENT PROJECTS


Ungur-Huang.com - Film Director / Visual Artist (2010-present)

• In collaboration with Livia Ungur, directed my first feature film, “Hotel Dallas," which premiered at the 2016 Berlin International Film Festival and was hailed as a "hidden gem" of the festival by The Hollywood Reporter. The film was also a featured story in Variety, Indiewire, and Arte.

• Made films and artworks that have shown internationally at festivals, galleries, and museums, including: the National Gallery of Art in D.C., Des Moines Art Center, Stavros Niarchos Center in Greece, SXSW, Kassel Dokfest, Black Maria, Montreal Underground (Jury Award - Best Film), and FIVA Video Art Festival (Jury Award - 1st Prize).

• Featured in “Fireflies in the Night”, a major video art survey at the Stavros Niarchos Center in Greece, curated by Robert Storr.


QuietLibrary.com - Comedy Director  (2007-2009)

• Co-founded online comedy channel that peaked at #14 on the YouTube comedy charts, racked up 30 million views, and was featured on ABC’s 20/20, G4, E!, and CNN.


GEAR


Mobile Editing: Macbook Pro with 16GB RAM, running Adobe Creative Suite and FCP X/7

Camera: GH4 4K camera w/ Speedbooster, Tokina 11-16 2.8, Sigma 18-35 1.8, Nikon 50 1.4, Lumix image stabilized zooms (12-35 2.8, 35-100 2.8, 100-300 4-5.6)

Other: Sennheiser 416 shotgun, Sennheiser wireless kits (2), Audix SCX1 hypercardioid, Sound Devices MixPre mixer, Tascam audio recorders (2), Lowel tungsten lighting kit, 6ft Aviator jib, 6ft Aviator dolly, 2 ft Cinevate slider, Glidecam

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