AndrewSomers

Hollywood, California, United States

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AndrewSomers

Artist/Designer/Editor/Engineer

• Over 30 years of experience as an Artist/Designer including Film/TV, print media, web, and industrial design. Please watch video.

• Three-time EMMY® Award winner ("Beakman's World" CBS and "Smallville" WB). Two-time International Monitor Award winner.

For Graphic Design/MoGraph: expert in Adobe After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Mocha Pro, and Cinema4D. Credits: Recently completed the end credit roll for Disney's new "Beauty and the Beast". Other significant credits include: TRON: Legacy, Sex Tape, The Equalizer, Mall Cop 2, The Fourth Kind, Evidence, Southpaw, and many more.

For Editing: Avid, Final Cut, Premiere, ProTools, Fairlight. Credits include: America So Beautiful, Terminator Salvation (PREVIZ editing), TRON: Legacy (PREVIZ editing), American Pie Beta House, and more.

IN ADDITION:
• I am an industrial designer, engineer, and Solidworks expert.
• I am a published author and book/print/magazine designer.
• I am a SAG/AFTRA voiceover actor.

I am here to help you with your original design needs and video/film post production needs. I am efficient, professional, and creative — my clients love my work and so will you!

Note regarding voiceover: I am SAG and required to work only on projects with a SAG contract in place. Some SAG contracts such as New Media (I.e. Internet) are free. Please contact me as I can help with securing the proper contract.

Work Terms

RATES (rates for GURU clients only):

• Tier One (book layout/design, basic typesetting, proofreading, simple graphics):

By the hour: $25
Day rate: $175
Week rate: $800

•• Tier Two (motion graphics design/animation, Mocha (roto), assistant film editing, compositing, advanced typography, original designs/logos/book covers):

By the hour: $45
Day rate: $320
Week rate: $1350

••• Tier Three (FEA, Solidworks CAD design, VFX Supervision, film/video editing
3D design/rendering/animation):

By the hour: $75
Day rate: $525
Week rate: $2250

**** Voiceover Acting/Announcing: Per SAG/AFTRA scale (client must be a SAG signatory for projects under SAG/AFTRA jurisdiction.)

TERMS:
Day discount based on 8 hours, week discount based on 40 hours. Day and week rates must be agreed to before contract is agreed, and shall not be prorated.

OVERTIME: When exceeding 8 hours in a day or 40 hours in a week, overtime is charged as the BASE hourly rate times 1.5, not including a day or week discount. Hourly rate is times 2 when exceeding 12 hours in a day or 60 hours in a 7 day period.

RUSH JOBS: Rush priority is the hourly rate times 2.

FIXED RATE JOBS: there MUST be clear communication regarding the expectations on fixed price jobs, ideally via Skype, before acceptance.

DELIVERABLES, BACKGROUND TECHNOLOGY, and WORK PRODUCT: Quotes are for final output files only. Quotes do not include delivery of proprietary or work product items such as fonts, plug-ins, scripts, application files, project files, camera RAW files, or other work product, unless specifically enumerated in the quote or agreement.

PORTFOLIO and NDA: I generally retain the right to use any work created to be displayed in my portfolio or to future clients as an example of my work. Of course this does not apply to projects where there is a nondisclosure agreement. If we execute an NDA, the NDA will specify if and when any public release of images or examples can be made.