I'm Travis Lien, a professional video editor with a background in MMA, esports, sports, commercial services, and narrative film.

The reel 👀

I create a wide range of videos for the UFC, from web features to long form stories airing on ESPN and UFC Fight Pass.

But previously, I....

Shot, edited, and produced an eight part docuseries with the players and staff of Impact Gaming as they navigated relocating to Las Vegas for their first pro esports league tournament.

Impact Gaming, director of video production

Shot, edited, and produced a six episode broadcast television series documenting a local high school football team's dominating run at a state championship.

KNDU / SWX, originals production

Did a bit of everything at a TV station: newscast director, originals producer, and creative services director working with local businesses and national partners on brand integration.

KNDU, Creative services director

Saw success on the festival circuit as a student filmmaker, with my short "The Ethernaut" awarded at the Spokane International Film Festival and as a Student Academy Award selection.

"The Ethernaut," writer, director, editor

Brought another film, "Trio," to festivals including the Spokane International Film Festival where it earned the me Most Promising Filmmaker award.

"Trio," writer, director, editor

Became a successful self-taught VFX artist, specializing in live action compositing. Crafted numerous VFX shots for my own films and freelance jobs.

"The Ethernaut," "Bermuda Prime," "Trio," "Without an Ending," VFX artist

Thanks for checking out my portfolio! This form can be used to get in touch for freelance rates - business inquiries only, please.*

*I accept pro bono work for qualifying non-profit advocacy groups protecting BIPOC, AAPI and LGBTQ+ communities, worker/tenant rights, and similar causes, on a case by case basis and subject to availability. Please reach out if you are an organization in need of pro bono work for a good cause and I will get in touch.

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Impact: Inspire

8 part web series chronicling the journey of Impact Gaming's H1Z1 Pro League debut.

Director, editor, producer, cinematographer

Fear None: Football Season with the Richland Bombers

6 part broadcast TV series following a high school football team's state championship run.

Director, editor, producer, cinematographer