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Located in Long Beach, California, USA
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Skills

Directing | Cinematography | Screenwriting | Editing

Programs & Software: Avid | Final Cut Pro | Adobe Photoshop | Davincii Resolve | Protools 

Operating Systems: Mac OSX | Microsoft Windows

Other Skills: Still Photography | Writing

Experienced In: Lighting, Grip, Production Design, Sound Recording, Sound Design

Camera Equipment Experience: Sony A7II, Sony F65, Cannon C300, Red One, Black Magic Cinema Camera, Cannon 6D, Cannon 5D MkIII & II, Arriflex Super 16mm Camera, Sony EX3, Bolex 16mm Camera, Minolta Super 8mm Camera

Education

UCLA Extension Program (2016 - 2018)

Certificate in Directing

Loyola Marymount University (2015 - 2016)

Master of Fine Arts in Film & TV Production

UCLA Extension Program (2014-2015)

Certificate in Cinematography 

University of Colorado at Boulder (2009-2014)

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film Production

Bachelor of Arts in English Creative Writing

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

FAMU International (Spring 2013)

Program Certificate at Film & TV School of Performing Arts in Prague, Czech Republic 

Membership/

Associations

-Friends of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC)

-Film Independent

-American Film Institute (AFI)

-American Screenwriters Association(ASA)

-International Documentary Association (IDA)

-Toastmasters International: "Shoreline Speakers" Division (VP of Membership)

-Held2Gether Improv (Student)

-Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)

-Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity (New Member Committee & Reading is Fundamental Philanthropy)

Pertinent Work Experience

March 2018 - Present

All Def Digital: "The Crate": Camera PA, Camera Op, DIT

          working as an independent contractor for All Def Digital Productions for their web series "The Crate."  Filming music producers make a beat on the spot during live studio sessions. 

January 2018 - Present

2 Market Media (2MM): Videographer & Photographer

          working as an independent contractor for 2MM shooting events, course tutorials, testimonials, and other miscellaneous corporate events on a freelance basis.

August 2017 - February 2018

SoCal Wedding Photography: Videographer & Photographer

          working as an independent contractor for SoCal Wedding Photography shooting weddings and other miscellaneous corporate and personal events on Panasonic cameras (often operating multiple at once).

June 2017 - Present

Beverly Boy Productions: Independent Contractor (Photographer, DP, Jib Operator, BTS Shooter, etc.)

          working as an independent contractor for Beverly Boy Productions on a variety of contracts on a freelance basis. 

January 2017 - April 2017

Freaking Great! Entertainment: Executive Producer, Director, Cinematographer

          start up trans-media film production company currently working on projects with Children Rescue Alliance, KVLA, & Youtube personalities.

June 2016 - August 2016

SOCAPA Summer Camp : Videographer

            shot/edited the acting reels and dance music videos for students

May 2014 - Present

Global Point Relocation Solutions : Media & Marketing Consultant; Videographer & Photographer

          responsibilities include creating short advertising videos to promote and market the corporate programs, filming and editing informative videos for 40 different SoCal cities,  managing company social media accounts, training in SEO optimization, and blogging for real-estate trends

August 2015 - May 2016

Loyola Marymount University: Teachers Assistant Intro to Film Production

          responsibilities include conducting lighting and grip, camera, and sound workshops, grading quizzes, making schedules, and guiding students on set on a weekly basis

 

August 2015 - December 2015

Loyola Marymount University: Teachers Assistant Advanced Cinematography

           responsibilities include checking out and setting up production equipment, tech workshops on how to use equipment, assisting professor in lectures 

June 2015 - August 2015

SOCAPA Summer Camp: Film Production Teachers Assistant, Videographer, Resident Advisor

            held labs/workshops instructing students on film techniques, equipment usage, and film theories; supervisor and mentor for student film shoots; shot/edited acting reels and dance music videos for students;  supervisor and mentor in the dorms and on field trips

April 2015 - June 2015

UCLA Extension: Teachers Assistant Post Production for Film and Television

            responsibilities include managing paperwork for field trips, corresponding with guest lecturers, and keeping class records up to date. 

December 2013 - December 2014

Safe Harbor Investment Group, INC: Social Media Intern

            responsibilities include managing social media and advertising sites for the corporation, daily blogging, and managing E-marketing and advertising campaign under the direction of VP Agency Development

Summer 2012

Imagine Post Production: Intern/Marketing Assistant

            studied and trained on the different facets of post production sound & color correction workflow; compiled client contact databases; managed e-marketing campaign; marketed to test audiences for pre-screening critiques; apprentice editor

Los Angeles, CA

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