Do what you love

and love what you do

I am a skilled and highly motivated video professional with 10+ years of experience working in video production and post production with specific talents in editing, color correction, videography, lighting, and live events.

I am credited as Editor and Colorist on 31 feature-length projects and I have produced countless short form videos such as promos, trailers, interviews and behind the scenes documentaries.

My work has been enjoyed live by tens of thousands of people at a time, it has been broadcast nationally on television, it has been shown internationally in cinemas, it is streaming on the internet and it is available for purchase on DVD and Blu-ray.

I am a creative and positive professional who can lead a team as well as follow direction.

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. . . detailed professional information

Francis Crossman
Video Software Quality Engineer at Adobe
San Francisco Bay Area | Computer Software

Building on my experience as the Senior Video Editor for the San Francisco Opera for ten years, I am now embarking on a new professional journey as Software Quality Engineer with Adobe working on the Premiere Pro team. Credited as editor and colorist on 31 feature-length projects, I have a solid understanding of what an editor needs to do their job well, and I will bring this insight to Adobe helping to make their video editing platform and color correction technology even better.

Video Software Quality Engineer (2017 - Present)
Public Company, 10001+, Computer Software

I’m on the Premiere Pro team using my background as an editor and colorist to help develop the next generation of video software for video professionals.

Journeyman (2001 - Present)
Self Owned, 1001-5000, Motion Pictures & Film

• I.A.T.S.E. is the trade union representing theatrical and motion picture technicians and artists.
• Expert Video Technician
• Camera operation and engineering
• Recording and playback
• Switching and processing
• Post production (editing, color correction, encoding, etc.)
• Skilled lighting electrician
• Stagehand

Placido Domingo

Me and my colleague Michael Chen (audio recording engineer) with Placido Domingo reviewing work for the Opera

A blog post from the opera

featureing me
©Francis Crossman