Summary

For me, this business is all about story telling. I have the education to help follow or find great stories in my work and the production experience to manage the departments that make those stories come to life!

Credits

5/14 – 5/14

Production Assistant (Additional/Replacement) Black Jesus 1

CARTOON — Scripted (TV) — Black Jesus Media Details
5/14 – 5/14

A member of a 4 person PA Team on the first season of a union show. Helped to lockup set, inform cast and crew of schedule and production information, and lend a hand wherever needed.

2/14 – 3/14

Production Assistant (Wardrobe) America's Next Top Model 21

CW — Reality/Doc (TV) — Anisa Productions, Inc. Details
2/14 – 3/14

Sole aid to Costume Supervisor, Roberto Carneiro. Researched styles for upcoming runways, photo-shoots, and contests. Maintained relationships with premiere clothing stores in LA. Developed Wardrobe Grid for entire season, including inventory, price/budget, items purpose, purchase location, and resale value. Did all financial reporting for Wardrobe Department.

11/13 – 1/14

Key Set Production Assistant Kevin Hart's Real Husbands Of Hollywood 3

BET — Scripted (TV) — JSR Productions Details
11/13 – 1/14

Coordinated a team of 3 PA's maintaining a 100 person crew, 75 member cast list and over 300 background on both a studio lot (Paramount) and location. I was in charge of radios, setting lockups, overseeing cast transportation to/from set, stocking the set-box, new page distribution and delivering crew other vital information.

10/13 – 10/13

Best Boy Electric (Grip) Ring Of Fire

Krewella — Music Video — Conduit Studio Details
10/13 – 10/13

With a crew of 3 G/E's we lit and maintained a full warehouse with stylized lighting to fit the music of the EDM group. * the video has yet to be released due to contractual issues with the record label. I have pictures of the set to show instead.

10/13 – 10/13

Production Assistant (Art) – Big Lots

Commercial/Ad Details
10/13 – 10/13

Set up/rearranged displays for shoot, locked up during shooting, and oversaw tear down after shoot.

7/13 – 9/13

Production Assistant Dear White People

Film (Theatrical) — DWP Productions, LLC Details
7/13 – 9/13

With a crew of 3 PA's, including myself, we maintained a 20 member cast, and 150 background. I was in charge of the set-box and radios for the whole production. I ran stingers, lights and even a Condor for the Electricians, moved directors village for Property and Camera, and ran craft services.

6/13 – 6/13

Production Assistant Hogdoggin' Trailer

Film (Theatrical) — Killing Joke Films LLC Details
6/13 – 6/13

Set Grip, Electrician, Armorer, Set Decorator, General Assistant to production. Essentially jack of all trades in the production of this potential feature film trailer.

1/13 – 5/13

Screenwriter (Assistant Camera, Key Grip) Huske

Film (Theatrical) — MCTC Cinema Division Details
1/13 – 5/13

2013 MCTC Excellence Award Winner for Short Script, Directing, and Producing. My scripts comprised 2 of 3 total nominations. During production I served as Assistant Camera (Arriflex 16SR; Super 16mm Film), and Key Grip.

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Education

Class of '13

Minneapolis Community and Technical College

Screenwriting
Class of '12

Minneapolis Community and Technical College

Film Production
Class of '11

University of Minnesota

Studies in Cinema and Media Culture