JR Sheetz

Brooklyn, NY USA
Website: http://jrsheetz.com

Professional Experience

Media Producer specializing in creating compelling content, developing and leading teams that thrive and delivering productions that educate and engage. Skills & Expertise Producer - Overseeing personnel, schedules, content, crews, interns, and in-house productions Software Platforms - Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Studio, Adobe Creative Suite Camera Platforms - Sony F Series, Red Cameras, DSLR, and ENG. Audio: Multitrack Digital recording and field recording Studio Photography - Studio lighting and image composition for both portraiture and product


14 Years
Editor (video, film)
15 Years
18 Years


13 Years
10 Years
12 Years


Academia Other
9 Years
Marketing (in-house) - Small to mid-sized corp. cl
7 Years
10 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

18 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Smithsonian Institute (6-10), PBS (3-5), Field Museum of Chicago (1-2), Meka Robotics (1-2), MacArthur Foundation (6-10), Institute of Play (10+), Pearson Foundation (10+)

Technical Skills

Film and video production, video editing (Avid, Premiere, Final Cut), photo editing (Adobe, Fireworks), sound editing (Pro Tools, Logic Pro) motion graphics (After Effects, Motion)

Foreign Language Skills

Some Spanish

Computer Skills

Full platform operation for both Mac OSX and Microsoft


Multiple camera kits for both still and motion photography, lighting and sound. Editing equipment to support up to three editors - both Mac and PC platforms.



Roles: Producer, Director of Photography & Editor Quest Learning in Action videos bring the Quest Schools model of game-like connected learning to life, providing learning practitioners with a view into the way the model is implemented in Quest to Learn and othe
For the first time, the Smithsonian Institution provided a platform for students with disabilities to share their own artwork at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in a two-week multimedia summer program. The “All Access Digital Arts Camp� was an opportunity for teens in the DC area to creat
Shot and edited product videos for cutting edge producer of world-class robotic systems. Provided follow-up support. In the process of creating a short film about the fine folks at Meka.
Mobile Quest is a free, week-long summer camp where fifth graders discover game design through the use of smartphones. Now in its third year, Mobile Quest campers work with designers, programmers and mobile experts to play, analyze and create location-based games. During Mobile Quest, campers use a
Roles: Director of Photography & Editor Playmakers is an exploration of the experiences and innovations that are leading the way for learning design in the twenty-first century
This 55 minute feature examines a new frontier that could reshape education - the importance of breaking out of the classroom and connecting students to the wider world.