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Chrystal Fitzgerald

Production & Information Technology Management

Chrystal Jameson Fitzgerald is an Adventurer, Editor, and an Artist. She was raised in the Hawaiian Islands, where she learned to surf, take things lightly and create.
By trade Chrystal is a Video Editor, for short and long format films, commercials and music videos. She finds creative solutions, provides imagination, as well as creates and manages content.

As an adventure enthusiast Chrystal has traveled the world free Surfing and doing humanitarian aid work.  She and her husband Joel Fitzgerald are ambassadors for the outdoor apparel company Patagonia, and work closely with Misfit Aid missions.
She enjoys photography, writing and has a running blog: http://chrystaljameson.wordpress.com/ where she keeps her personal thoughts.

2008-2012

David Adams Films Pty Ltd , 2008-2012
Position Held:  Editor/Production Manager

Projects:  Assistant Editor for the Documentary films: Flight of the Elephants, Burma’s Open Road-An Insight into Myanmar, The Last Mahout, and most recent Oxus- 6 part series.

 2007-2008

Milk Money Films, 2007-2008
Position Held:  Freelance Editor

Projects: TV Commercial’s for; Glue clothing, The Kelly Project, PANGO5, Red Bull, and a short film for Jamesons Whisky.

 2006-2007

Digital City Studios, 2006-2007
Position held: Intern and Assistant Editor

Multiple projects, one film per week very busy post production facility

 2006

Dreaming Daniel Productions, 2006
Silhouette,  Music Video

Position Held:  Cinematographer/Advising Editor

Project: Silhouette, was selected for the Tasmania Falls Festival, 2006 Southbound Festival Perth, and the 2006 Jarvis Bay Film Festival

2005

Toyota Scion, HI USA, 2005
Night Riders CJ & Nalu,  TVC

Position Held: Writer/Director/Editor

Project: Night Riders CJ & Nalu, original concept, written, directed and edited to a final 25 second commercial for Toyota Scion cars Xa and Xb. Aired on free and paid TV for 2 years.

RECENT ADVENTURES:

Land Rover Evoque, Surfing in Alaska

Role: Talent/Surfer

http://blog.landrover.com/vehicles/range-rover-evoque/alaska-highway-surfing-trip-in-the-range-rover-evoque-2751.html#axzz1oTx5TyRA

Description:  A short film about my personal journey driving the Range Rover Evoque from  Vancouver Canada, to Kodiac Island, Alaska via the ALCAN Highway, to go surfing.

GoodCheer “The Land of…”

Role: Talent/Surfer

http://www.swellthanks.com/

Description: A short film about a journey across Thailand, searching for surf, installing water filters and lending a hand at the Bann Santisuk Orphanage.

PRINT MEDIA:

Land Rover One Life Magazine Oct 2011

Article titled: The Final Frontier

 INTERNSHIPS:

Digital City Studios
Avalon, AU 2006-2007
Intern colorists, editor, PA

Warner Brothers film Superman Returns
Sydney, AU 2005
Chrystal was selected for her scholastic achievements by the Academy of Creative Media during her studies, to join Producer Chris Lee at Fox Studios in Sydney. Her internship was spent  on the set of  the film Superman Returns with the Assistant Directors and Producers department.

 EDUCATION:

University of Technology Sydney
Sydney, Australia 2006-2007
Post Graduate course work in Media Arts and Production

 

University of Hawaii Manoa’s Academy for Creative Media
Hololulu, HI, USA 2003-2005
BA; Major in:  Creative Media
Minor Certificate in: Marine Science

 

Leeward Community College
Leeward, HI, USA 2001-2003
Associates of Arts in Liberal Arts

 

CLIENTS:

David Adams Films, Land Rover, Dumpling Productions, Invisible Artists, Storyhead, Nikon, Warner Brothers, Fox Studios, Toyota, E Films, Pony Films, Revolve your world, Digital City Studios, Team Generator, Ku’u Aina Aloha, Olena Media, University of Hawaii at Manoa

 Contact:

Chrystal Fitzgerald
www.linkedin.com/in/chrystaljameson
www.chrystaljameson.wordpress.com