Summary

With years of experience in film & entertainment, project coordination and published writing, I thrive within high-stress environments, thoroughly enjoy problem-solving, strategizing, and applying creativity to any given proposal.

Credits

1/12 – Current

Film & Television Anti-Piracy Coordinator and Client Representative Anti-Piracy

Film (Theatrical) — Andrews International Details
1/12 – Current

Coordinate anti-piracy protection of pre-release films, television shows and marketing content across the USA, Canada and Puerto Rico within a 24/7 representative department/call center. Schedule, organize and staff screenings for Disney, Pixar, Sony, Paramount, Sierra Affinity, Fox, Universal, Pure Flix and Warner Brothers. Work directly with executives, vice presidents, studio representatives and account managers on a daily basis to ensure success of anti-piracy coverage, talent handling and executive protection. Coordinate details and confirmations with vendors across the USA, Canada and Puerto Rico to ensure the studios’ needs are met by every state and province. Coordinate all anti-piracy requests, incident reports, daily activity reports, cinematic & security staffing inquiries and daily check-ins/outs for three 24/7 call centers (Los Angeles, San Diego and San Jose). Coordinate large teams of agents on the field during marketing, promotional and trade film screenings. Mediate between HR, billing, payroll and business development departments.

6/13 – 12/16

Critic and Entertainment Writer Entertainment Author

Film (Theatrical) — Whatculture! Details
6/13 – 12/16

Entertainment author/critic. http://whatculture.com/author/bryan-yentz

3/07 – 3/15

Official Critic Movieweb.com

Film (Theatrical) — Movieweb.com Details
3/07 – 3/15

Writing as an Official Critic with over 250 reviews currently published. http://www.movieweb.com/u/bryanyentz/reviews

9/13 – 2/14

Screenwriter The Paramount Haunting

Film (Theatrical) Details
9/13 – 2/14

Served as the screenwriter for The Paramount Haunting (previously known as "Hellhounds"), a film which is currently in development. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4809628/

12/10 – 5/12

Marketing Assistant and Script Analyst Blue Cat Screenplay Competition

Film (Theatrical) — Blue Cat Screenplay Competition Details
12/10 – 5/12

Reading and analyzing scripts, writing coverage and assisting with marketing via advertising on various websites and script forums.

1/12 – 3/12

Intern (Platinum Studios) Platinum Studios

Film (Theatrical) — Platinum Studios Details
1/12 – 3/12

Provided analysis and coverage for screenplays based on popular/upcoming horror and science fiction books/graphic novels. Researched films, directors, writers and popular culture happenings. Createt pen & ink illustrations for storyboarding and graphic novel projects including weapon and device Illustration work for a pending Cowboys and Aliens 2 comic.

10/11 – 11/11

Screenwriter – Story Pros Screenplay Competition

Details
10/11 – 11/11

Wrote a feature-length script entitled "Rumspringa" and placed as a quarter-finalist in Story Pros' international competition.

5/11 – 9/11

Assistant to Producer – Mass Productions

Details
5/11 – 9/11

Locked down sets, Placed orders and picked up requests, traffic control, casting, PA duties.

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Education

Class of '10

The Savannah College of Art and Design

BFA in Film and Television

Skills

  • Analytical Writing
  • Answering high volumes of in and outbound calls
  • Assisting executives
  • Assisting SVPs
  • Assisting VPs
  • Budgetary close-outs
  • Client and vendor mediation
  • Client Relations
  • Coverage
  • Daily Activity Reports
  • Editing
  • Extensive knowledge of film
  • Extensive knowledge of television
  • Extensive knowledge of video games
  • Final Draft: 8
  • Heavy organization
  • Illustration
  • Logging reports
  • Managing large groups
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Word
  • Multi-tasking
  • Multitasking
  • Music Mixing
  • Office management
  • P3 Alert
  • Salesforce
  • Scheduling
  • Screenwriting
  • Script analysis and coverage
  • Staffing
  • Team player
  • Writing