Cris Mertens

RESUME

I was born in Saudi Arabia and raised in Yokosuka, Japan. After 18 years abroad, I now reside in Los Angeles working as a freelance film editor. My most recent feature credits include “2SURVIVE”, “MANHATTAN UNDYING” & “ESCAPE ROOM”.

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EDITOR

  • Escape Room (Feature, Escape Productions) - Editor, 11/15-3/16
  • Shadow May Lie (Short, Definite.tv) - Editor, 5/14-6/15
  • Manhattan Undying (Feature, Distinctive Entertainment) - Editor, 5/14-2/15
  • Empresses in the Palace (Television, Dragon Entertainment) - Trailer Editor, 11/14
  • Clean & Clear: See the Real Me with Azure Antoinette (Commercial, Johnson & Johnson) - Editor, 4/14
  • Clean & Clear: See the Real Me with Bridgit Mendler (Commercial, Johnson & Johnson) - Editor, 4/14
  • 2Survive (Feature, Honey Creek Pictures) - Editor, 10/13-03/14
  • The Rift (Feature, Featured Artists) - Editor, 03/13-09/13
  • Free Ride (Feature, Featured Artists) - Trailer Editor, 10/12-03/13
  • Besties (Feature, Featured Artists) - Trailer Editor, 10/12-03/13
  • Less Lost (Feature, Out of the Barrel Productions) - Editor, 1/12-4/12
  • On Duty (Television, FOX) - Editor, 8/11-3/12
  • Destruction Party (Short, The Collaborate) - Editor, 6/11-7/11
  • Love Awkwardly (Short, Nicewonder Films) - Editor, 03/10
  • Headquarter Honda Documentary (Short, HONDA) - Editor, 4/09-5/10
  • It Was Nice to Meet You (Short, Hybrid Productions) - Editor, 10/09-01/10

ASSISTANT EDITOR

  • Iron Man 3 (Feature, Stereo D) - Stereoscopic Assistant Editor, 10/12-03/13
  • Star Trek Into Darkness (Feature, Stereo D) - Stereoscopic Assistant Editor, 10/12-03/13
  • Pacific Rim (Feature, Stereo D) - Stereoscopic Assistant Editor, 10/12-03/13
  • Jurassic Park 3D (Feature, Stereo D) - Stereoscopic Assistant Editor, 10/12-03/13
  • The Wolverine (Feature, Stereo D) - Stereoscopic Assistant Editor, 10/12-03/13
  • G.I. Joe: Retaliation (Feature, Stereo D) - Stereoscopic Assistant Editor, 10/12-03/13
  • Percy Jackson 2 (Feature, Stereo D) - Stereoscopic Assistant Editor, 10/12-03/13
  • R.I.P.D (Feature, Stereo D) - Stereoscopic Assistant Editor, 10/12-03/13
  • Red Carpet 2013 (Web, L'Oreal Paris) - Assistant Editor, 1/13-1/13
  • Untold History of the United States (Television, Showtime) - Assistant Editor, 12/12-01/13
  • NTSF:SD:SUV & Children’s Hospital (Web Series, Adult Swim) - Assistant Editor, 6/12-8/12
  • You're Whole & Enter the Shumway Dragon (Television, Adult Swim) - Assistant Editor, 5/12-6/12
  • Secret Service Secrets (Television, Karga Seven) - Assistant Editor, 11/11-12/11
  • Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (Television, ABC) - Assistant Editor, 9/11-11/11

ATTRIBUTES

  • Final Cut Pro X & 7, Premiere Pro CC, Avid Media Composer
  • Robust sound design with any project
  • Full services from start to delivery
  • In-home editing suite with studio grade equipment capable of handling up to 6K resolution
  • Any genre, any length, any format
  • Stereoscopic (3D) workflows using Quantel, FileMaker Pro & Pablo Rio platforms
  • People tell me I look like a young Hugh Laurie