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Credits

9/13 – Current

Game Designer – Project 13 Studios

Details
9/13 – Current

Developed concept and designed mechanics and rule systems for role-playing card game "Mercantile." Creating and writing game world narrative, characters, locales, and related lore. Developing game design document for video version. Developing crowdfunding campaign.

1/13 – 8/13

Producer – The Outdoor Shopper

Details
1/13 – 8/13

* Overhauled production and post. Reduced online editing workload by 75%. * Oversaw full post production pipeline. Supervised or edited segments and episodes. QC'ed and gave final clearance on outgoing content (broadcast and web). * Designed production, post and broadcast delivery schedules for six networks. * Worked closely with clients, sales, marketing and network personnel.

9/09 – 12/12

Producer – McKenzie Wildlife Productions

Details
9/09 – 12/12

* Developed half-hour reality show on Outdoor Channel. * Complete ownership of post-production. * Strung out episodes. Worked closely with picture & sound editors (Avid, FCP7) to emphasize story. * Wrote scripts, interviews, special interest segments, narration. * Managed deliverables and worked extensively with network programming, traffic, QC, and marketing departments. * Wrote and edited pilot (Avid).

10/04 – 11/06

Writer (Contract Novelist) – High Seas Entertainment

Details
10/04 – 11/06

Conceptualized, pitched, researched, and wrote SF thriller "The RIOT Agenda," a tie-in for High Seas' feature "Almaz Black Box" and a TV special about the events of the film. Performed multiple rewrites. Production delays resulted in film being released in 2009 led to tie-in materials being dropped from slate.

5/03 – 1/04

Executive Assistant (Features Casting) – Paramount Pictures

Details
5/03 – 1/04

Managed extremely demanding and busy office for studio department head. Prepped for weekly studio exec meetings. Liaised with casting directors and talent reps. Tracked project attachments, compiled talent lists for studio's feature film slate. Managed interns. Assisted two other casting executives as needed. Assisted with casting of Cameron Crowe's "Elizabethtown."

7/01 – 2/03

Director of Development – Marty Katz Productions

Details
7/01 – 2/03

Worked closely with VP, Development to find and cultivate story material in order to leverage company's first look deal with Miramax/Dimension Films. Liaised with talent reps and studio executives. Tracked projects and writers, took pitches, pursued unproduced fiction writers and unencumbered IPs.

3/00 – 7/01

Development Assistant – Marty Katz Productions

Details
3/00 – 7/01

* Extensive development work on Matt Waynee's script "Unknown," subsequently produced by another company and released in 2006 starring Greg Kinnear and Jim Caviezel. * Executive Assistant work for VP, Development. Heavy material, tracking, coverage, and creative input. * Assisted producer and production office on "The Four Feathers" and "The Great Raid."

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Education

Class of '96

University of Central Arkansas

English Lit.
Class of '93

New York University

Comparative Lit.

My Gear

  • Avid Symphony Nitris DX

Skills

  • Aspera
  • Avid
  • Broadcast Deliverables
  • Development
  • Dropbox
  • FCP
  • MS Office
  • Office Management
  • Post Production
  • Production
  • Quality Control
  • Research
  • Research.
  • Writing
  • Youtube