MABA BA

 

PROFILE

 

After College at Old Dominion University in Virginia where he studied International Business and Computer Science, Maba Ba moved to New York to pursue his passion in storytelling. 

 

He successfully works in films as a Producer, Director, Writer and Post Production coordinator with films that screened all over the globe at numerous festivals. His greatest asset is his versatility in the field of Motion Pictures, Animation and Special Effects. 

 

Maba Ba founded Ba Empire and brought in a team of very special minds, dedicated to serve and satisfy our customers. Ba Empire offers extremely competitive prices while working very closely with our clients. Don’t hesitate to contact us for a quote. 

 

EXPERIENCE

 

02.10 – 08.10  |  Paramour, short film  |  New york, ny

 

PRODUCER, DIRECTOR, POST PRODUCTION COORDINATOR

 

•     Oversaw every aspect of the creation of the project from conception, screenplay, to final editing

•     Handled the task of creating, directing and editing content of video production

•    Managed post-production utilizing Final Cut Pro, After Effects, Pro Tools and     DVD Studio Pro 

 

06.11 – present  |  BA EMPIRE PRODUCTION  |  new york, ny

 

FOUNDER, PRODUCER, DIRECTOR, 3D GENERALIST, VISUAL EFFECTS ARTIST,STORY/SCREENPLAY DEVELOPMENT

 

•     Manage company

•     Meet with clients

•     Supervise every project

•     Technical director

•     Break down budgets

•     Write proposals

 

09.13 – Present  |  lillian f. schwartz  |  new york, ny

 

3D GENERALIST

 

•   Create abstract 3D models

•   Texture Map the models

•   Rig the models

•   Create abstract animation/motion

•   Edit the final product

 

10.13 – 11.13  |  “322 Jefferson” short film  |  new york, ny

 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR (1ST AD)

 

•    Break down the script into a shooting schedule

•    Communicate with the crew

•    Make sure the shoot goes according to schedule

 

11.13 – 12.13  |  “Those people” feature film  |  new york, ny

 

DIGITAL IMAGE TECHNICIAN (DIT)

 

•    Work in collaboration with the cinematographer on work flow, systemization, signal integrity and image manipulation to achieve the highest image quality and creative goals of cinematography in the digital realm

•    Monitor Exposure, Set up “look up tables” (LUTs), set camera settings and media management.

•    In charge of transferring and managing the image data

    Transcoding footage in post

 

11.13 – 12.13  |  “Christmas Wedding Baby” feature film  |  new york, ny

 

DIGITAL IMAGE TECHNICIAN (DIT)

 

•    Work in collaboration with the cinematographer on work flow, systemization, signal integrity and image manipulation to achieve the highest image quality and creative goals of cinematography in the digital realm

•    Monitor Exposure, Set up “look up tables” (LUTs), set camera settings and media management.

•    In charge of transferring and managing the image data

    Transcoding footage in post

 

EDUCATION

 

01.05 – 12.08  |  Old Dominion University, College of Arts and Science

International business/Computer Science

 

01.09 – 08.09  |  New York Film Academy, School of Acting and Filmmaking 

Acting program

   

06.10 – 08.10  |  New York Film Academy, School of Acting and Filmmaking 

final cut pro editing

 

09.12 – 06.13  |  New York Film Academy, School of Acting and Filmmaking 

3d Animation/visual effects/cgi

 

SKILLS

 

Editing, Compositing with Nuke and After Effects, 3D character modeling, Rigging, Texturing, 3D Generalist. Scripting with Python, screenwriting, knowledge of DSLR cameras,, Adobe Creative Suite and Creative Cloud, Sound synching, post-production. Fluent in French.

 

WEB REFERENCES

 

IMDB page: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3995966/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1

2010 - present

2010 - present