Nina Helene Hirten, Editor

Nina Helene Hirten

Editor + Post-Production Specialist

I AM FROM LOS ANGELES

I LOVE all things post

FREELANCE Available January 2022

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RESUME

I am a cinematicvideo editor andmultimedia artist in Los Angeles with a particular passion for animation and VFX heavy projects.

BIO

Nina Helene Hirten is a cinematic editor and multimedia artist in Los Angeles. Some of her recent notable work was serving as editor for Universal’s Curious George: Royal Monkey, and Previsualization Editor for both Marvel’s Ant-Man and the Wasp and Sony’s Venom. In addition, she edits indie projects in the genres of animation, horror, drama, and more. Currently, she is lead editor on Amy Pohler’s animated series “Duncanville”, airing on Fox and Hulu.

After earning an BFA in Film from Ryerson University in Toronto, Nina edited and composed the music for the feature documentary, Citizen Marc, as well as edited a number of short indie films, music videos, and documentaries in Canada. She served on the board of the Canadian Cinema Editors (CCE) for 6 years.

Born in New York City, and educated in San Francisco, Stuttgart’s Technical School of Media (HdM) in Germany, and Toronto, and now living in L.A., Nina has powerful international eyes and ears for all aspects of film and media. She is a member of IATSE Local 700 and is actively involved in a number of editing and animation communities in the L.A. area.

SELECTED CREDITS

2020

LEAD EDITOR – Duncanville

Paper Kite Productions/20th Century Fox Animation/Universal TV

Lead editor on 6 episodes, Seasons 1 and 2 – from animatic to color to post (Premiere/AVID 8)

2020

EDITOR/ANIMATOR – The Ventures: Stars on Guitars

Excessive Nuance Films

Editor and illustrator/animator for the official, authorized feature documentary about the #1 selling instrumental rock group of all time, The Ventures. (Premiere/After Effects)

2019

EDITOR – Curious George: Royal Monkey

NBC Universal Animation

Work closely with director and producers to edit fully animated movie with established franchise, including online (AVID 8)

2019

EDITOR – Ground Control

Big Cats Don’t Cry Productions

Dramatic short involving heavy VFX and chroma key (Premiere)

2018

PREVISUALIZATION EDITOR – Ant-Man and the Wasp

Marvel Studios (via The Third Floor, Inc)

Work closely with key department heads (director, vfx supervisor, finals editorial, stunt coordinator, previs supervisor) to create action and vfx sequences with full sfx and music (Premiere/AVID 6.5)

2013

EDITOR/COMPOSER – Citizen Marc

Relevision Productions

Sync, group, transcode, and organize multiple formats: 4k RED, archival, miniDV, DSLR, EXCAM. Draw and animate animatic sequences (FCP 7). Prep timeline for submission to vendors: online, sound mix, color

EDUCATION

2005 – 2009

BFA Film Production

Ryerson University, Toronto

Graduated with honors.

Spring 2008

Sound Engineering

Hochschule der Medien, Stuttgart

1 semester abroad focusing on sound recording, mixing, and engineering.

MAD SKILLS

Video Editing

Technical proficiency meets storytelling with style using AVID Media Composer, Adobe CC, Storyboard Pro, or DaVinci Resolve

Motion Graphics

Enhance your production, animatic, or sizzle with 2D animation in a 3D space using Adobe After Effects

Sound Editing

Create intriguing soundscapes in the NLE or with Logic X to give the viewer a fully immersive experience

Visual Effects

Compositingchroma-key, and rotoscoping – as well as a few other handy tricks up my sleeve

Color Correction

Get your project ready and broadcast compliant for web, TV, or theater

Organized + Collaborative

If I can make life easier for every team member involved, I’ll find a way to do it, be it with fancy project management software like Shotgun or a simple Google Spreadsheet.

PORTFOLIO

Model M – Dead to Me

Model M – Dead to Me

Drive Thru Confessionals

Drive Thru Confessionals

Duncanville

Duncanville

One Little Shot in the Dick

One Little Shot in the Dick

The Ventures: Stars on Guitars

The Ventures: Stars on Guitars

Piney: The Lonesome Pine

Piney: The Lonesome Pine

Ground Control

Ground Control

Curious George: Royal Monkey

Curious George: Royal Monkey

Autumn And Gearlock, Part 1

Autumn And Gearlock, Part 1

Venom

Venom

Ant Man and the Wasp

Ant Man and the Wasp

VIDA

VIDA

The Room in the Elephant

The Room in the Elephant

Static

Static

Everson Poe – No Comfort in the Void

Everson Poe – No Comfort in the Void

About A Dog

About A Dog

DEROSNEC – Criminal (Panopticon)

DEROSNEC – Criminal (Panopticon)

Model M – Rock This (360 Video)

Model M – Rock This (360 Video)

Model M – Monster

Model M – Monster

The Big Top Fury

The Big Top Fury

Model M – Vengeance

Model M – Vengeance

DEROSNEC – Beautiful (IAM Remix)

DEROSNEC – Beautiful (IAM Remix)

I Am Mandrake – Jupiter’s Hollow

I Am Mandrake – Jupiter’s Hollow

Dealbreaker

Dealbreaker

Occupy Vancouver

Occupy Vancouver

DEROSNEC – Stalker

DEROSNEC – Stalker

DEROSNEC – The Art of War

DEROSNEC – The Art of War

Model M – Year of the Rabbit

Model M – Year of the Rabbit

Model M – Mindflow

Model M – Mindflow

138 Arlington

138 Arlington

OJPS Reel

OJPS Reel

Citizen Marc

Citizen Marc

Nina Helene Hirten

CONTACT

Need someone like me for your project? Give me a shout!

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Nina Helene Hirten

ninahirtenedits [at] gmail

– Central Los Angeles (Mid-Wilshire)

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