Erik L. Barnes, Filmmaker


BRAND NEW SCHOOL, Santa Monica, CA (June 2007-Present)
Editor (freelance)
Edited Commercials for Toyota, HP, Microsoft, Emirates Airlines, WalMart, Target, Coca-Cola, Sprint, Cellular South, and many others.

MIRADA/MOTION THEORY, Marina del Rey, CA (April 2011-Present)
Editor (freelance)
Edited Commercials for Wells Fargo, Glad, Microsoft.

SUPERFAD, Culver City, CA (August 2010-Present)
Editor (freelance)
Edited Commercials for Netflix, HTC, Sierra Mist, Cricket.

ELASTIC, Santa Monica, CA (August 2010-Present)
Editor (freelance)
Edited Commercials for Coca Cola.

PROLOGUE, Venice, CA (February 2009-Present)
Editor (freelance)
Edited interstitials for 2009 Academy Awards Ceremony.

SUPER X MEDIA, Malibu, CA (June 2008-Present)
Editor, Post Producer
Edited and Post Produced for a documentary about legendary surfer/playboy Bunker Spreckels III (title: Bunker77) – ongoing.

VARIOUS, California and New York (March 2007-Present)
Editor (freelance)
Edited various short films, music videos, web content, and commercials for various companies and individuals.

SPOT WELDERS, Venice/NY (2003-2007)
Senior Assistant Editor/Assistant Editor
Assisted Editors Robert Duffy, Michael Heldman, Dick Gordon, and Pam Martin on spots for Lexus, Acura, Lazyboy, Penzoil, NFL, Chevrolet, Sprite, Volkswagen, and many others.

DIA MUSEUM, New York (2001-2003)
Video Installation Technical Consultant, Editor
Prepared and Directed Installation for Robert Whitman retrospective, including multiple screen projections, laser beams, and large sculpture works.
Directed Installation for Bruce Nauman exhibition with 7 massive video projections.

VARIOUS, New York (1998-2001)
Assistant Editor (freelance)
Assited numerous editors in several top commercial post houses, such as 89 Edit, Cosmo Street, Blue Rock, Ohio, V2, Homestead, and others.

Production Assistant (1995-1998)
Worked on commercials and music videos for various production companies, including HSI, Crossroads, @Radical Media, and many others.


Rhode Island School of Design: BFA, Film/Video (May 1995)