Summary

An energetic and motivated professional in search of freelance opportunities that will fully utilize my knowledge and 7+ experiences in video/film production. I invite you to view my reel at: vimeo.com/melvinboahene for consideration.

Credits

4/15 – Current

Ticker Operator Big Ten Network

Sports (TV) — Big Ten Network Details
4/15 – Current

Research and report all news related to the Big Ten Conference.

12/13 – Current

Office Production Assistant – 120 Sports

Details
12/13 – Current

-Responsible for logging game footage on Avid Central. -Responsible for cutting game highlights, b-roll and writing game highlight scripts. -Responsible for working on Video Playback. -Application Editor

12/14 – 12/14

Utility Thursday Night Football

NFL — Sports (TV) — NFL Network Details
12/14 – 12/14

Assisted the stage crew in setting up the TNF Pregame and Postgame show featuring the Dallas Cowboys at Chicago Bears.

8/11 – 12/13

Producer/Shooter High School Cube

Internet — Live / Special Event (TV) — High School Cube Details
8/11 – 12/13

- Coordinate and lead a live sports broadcast through video internet streaming. - Setup video and audio equipment. - Capture the entire sporting event. - Troubleshoot all technical issues during broadcast.

6/13 – 9/13

Set Production Assistant (Lead) Beyond the Loop 1

Internet — Choose Chicago Details
6/13 – 9/13

-Assist Director of Photography with equipment and camera adjustments. -Assist Production Coordinator with all production needs during tapings. -Grip

2/12 – 4/13

Set Production Assistant Comcast Newsmakers

Live / Special Event (TV) — Comcast Entertainment Group Details
2/12 – 4/13

-Assist Producers with greeting and prepping guests. -Camera Operate when needed. -Grip.

4/09 – 9/09

Segment Producer A List Tv

Internet — FishBowl Worldwide Media Details
4/09 – 9/09

Coordinated various production segments. - Booked crews, talent, and securing locations. - Logged tape footage. - Camera Operated various productions and events.

10/07 – 10/07

Production Staff Making His Band 4

MTV — Reality/Doc (TV) — MTV Networks (Viacom) Details
10/07 – 10/07

- Ensured auditions were progressing smoothly and according to schedule. -Worked with production coordinators to cast the appropriate men to audition. -Setup all signage needed for the auditions.

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Education

Class of '09

Columbia College Chicago

B.A/Media Arts, Public Relations

Affiliations

  • National Association of Television Arts and Science

Skills

  • Advertising
  • Avid
  • Broadcast
  • Camera
  • Cinematography
  • Directing
  • Editing
  • Feature Films
  • Film
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Media Production
  • Multimedia
  • Music Videos
  • Photography
  • Press Releases
  • Producing
  • Screenwriting
  • Short Films
  • Social Networking
  • Television
  • Video
  • Video Editing
  • Video Production
  • Videography