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media by BILLY

EDITING & MOTION by Billy

EPIC COLLECTION OF DRONE FOOTAGE: THE AERIAL PHOTO MEDIA HIGHLIGHT REEL

AUGUST 2015

I work with an excellent drone videography firm. Here is our breathtaking reel of aerial and time-lapse photography, featuring Napa, Morro Bay, and other locations in the Bay Area.

Motion Graphics Created with AfterEffects.

Edited with Premiere.

MASHUP MONTAGE: THE WALKING DEAD’S ANDREW LINCOLN AS RICK

FEBRUARY 2014

I put my montage editing and footage gathering skills to the ultimate test with this one. For fans of AMC's The Walking Dead, here's a mashup tribute to Andrew Lincoln's apocalyptic portrayal of zombie-killing sheriff Rick Grimes.

Edited with Adobe Premiere.

NOTE: You have to watch a brief ad before viewing the video.

MOTION GRAPHIC: WORLD WAR I POLITICAL CARTOONS

JUNE 2014

For the 100th anniversary of World War I, I produced this motion graphic on the political cartoons of the time for WSJ’s “100 Legacies of WWI” interactive. Two museums in Europe requested to utilize this video in their historical exhibits.

Motion graphics created with AfterEffects.

Edited with Adobe Premiere.

Reporting by Monica Houston-Waesch

NIKI BLASINA REPORTER/PRESENTER REEL

JANUARY 2016

Niki Blasina is a reporter and producer based in London, U.K., primarily covering world news, sports and fashion.

Edited with Premiere.

"THE HOTTEST CARS OF 2012" SIZZLE REEL

NOVEMBER 2012

WSJ Rumble Seat Columnist Dan Neil test drove all of this year's hottest cars from the 2012 BMW 330i to the 2012 Porsche Panamera GTS. Here's a look at those and the rest of the year's most expensive, fastest, and coolest cars from around the world.

Intro Graphic Designed by Adele Morgan.

Music provided by Royalty Free Music.

Content Produced by Emily Prapuolenis.

NOTE: You have to watch a brief ad before viewing the video.

KIRSTIN BENSON ENTERTAINMENT REPORTING REEL

JUNE 2011

Kirstin Benson is a writer, editor, and producer at Hollywoodlife.com and has appeared as an entertainment correspondent and reporter on many shows including The Today Show and Gossip Queens.

Edited with Final Cut Pro 7

Motion Graphics Created with AfterEffects

USC ANNENBERG DIGITAL SIGNAGE PROPOSAL

JUNE 2011

Digital signage proposal featuring USC Annenberg branding and image wordle.

Motion Graphics Created with AfterEffects

MICHELLE PHALEN RUNZLER NEWS REPORTING REEL

MARCH 2011

Michelle Phalen Runzler is a sports anchor and reporter for KSBW Monterey and the wife of SF Giants pitcher Dan Runzler. She also has worked as a reporter for CBS in London and Rivals.com in Los Angeles.

Edited with Final Cut Pro 7

Music by Linkin Park & Jay-Z

Motion Graphics Created with LiveType

INSIGHT CORPORATE TESTIMONIAL

MARCH 2011

A new vision for college and pro athletes, INsight provides them with the power to make the right professional and financial choices throughout their careers.

Edited with Final Cut Pro 7

Motion Graphics Animated with AfterEffects, LiveType, and Final Cut Pro

Music Provided by the Public Domain Information Project

Video Footage Recorded at the USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism