Relevant Experience:

Rochester Institute of Technology
Graduate Assistant
March 2012 – Present, Rochester, New York

  • Teaching assistant for International Film History and Production Processes classes three times a week
  • Office assistant to Film and Animation Department three times a week

Protozoa Pictures
Development Intern
May 2013 – August 2013, Brooklyn, New York

  • Read potential scripts for principal and wrote coverage for the Head of Development
  • Researched upcoming writers, actors, and projects
  • Interim office manager for a week

Oscilloscope Laboratories
Distribution Intern
June 2013 – August 2013, New York City

  • Reviewed films and wrote coverage for the Head of Acquisitions
  • Developed and distributed social media content

Columbia Pictures Industries
Production Assistant
May 2013, Rochester, New York

  • Production assistant for 2nd Unit filming of Spider-Man 2

Hungry Man
Production Intern
June 2012 – August 2012, New York City

  • Archived commercial materials for in-house editor
  • Hired as production assistant for two weeks on the commercial sets of Macy’s Christmas and iPhone 4

East Pleasant Pictures
Production Intern
June 2012 – August 2012, New York City

  • Served as office and set production assistant for commercials including Chevy Malibu and Sabra Hummus

Wegmans
Videographer
December 2011 – August 2012, Rochester, New York

  • Directed and filmed training video on Rebel T2i for the local bakery factory staff members

Exodus to Jazz Productions
Videographer
December 2011 – February 2012, Rochester, New York

  • Filmed numerous concerts and interviews

Films Around the World
Editing Intern
May 2011 – August 2011, Long Island, New York

  • Transferred films from beta tapes to digital format with Final Cut Pro 7
  • Communicated with distributors from Hulu and Starz

Rose of Athens Theatre, Charlotte’s Web, Much Ado About Nothing, and Alice in Wonderland
Stage Manager
April 2010 – June 2011, Athens, Georgia

  • Supervised, managed 18+ cast members and executed performances with 60+ cues
  • Performances included: Charlotte’s Web, Much Ado About Nothing, and Alice and Wonderland

The Haute Seat
Editor
February 2011 – May 2011, Athens, Georgia

  • Edited webisodes for style magazine PrettyFunnyGirl using Final Cut Pro 7

UGA Department of Theatre and Film Studies, The Shape of Things and The Rez Sisters
Stage Manager
November 2009 – March 2010, Athens, Georgia

  • Orchestrated and ran production meetings
  • Recorded all rehearsals and staging

EDUCATION:

Rochester Institute of Technology
Department of Film and Animation, College of Imaging Arts and Sciences
Candidate for MFA in Film Production, May 2014
GPA: 4.0/4.0

The University of Georgia
B.A. in Theatre, College of Arts and Sciences, May 2011
B.J.A. in Mass Media Arts, College of Journalism and Mass Communication, May 2011
GPA: 3.8/4.0, Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa

AWARDS: Honorable Mention for Lost Swag at RIT Honors Show 2012, Best Visual Effects for Go Play at Grady Fest 2011, Best Drama Nominee for My Foiled Life at Campus Movie Fest 2011, National Society of Collegiate Scholars member, 2008 – 2011, Dean’s List, 2007 – 2011

SKILLS: Apple Final Cut Pro 7 Level 1 Certified, Proficient in Excel, Word, Premiere, After Effects. Video Production: Knowledge of HD cameras, lighting and sound equipment operation