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Summary

Ben, a Director, based in Chicago, has 1 Assistant Production Coordinator credit and 5 Production Assistant credits, and has been a member since 2014.

Credits

7/15 – Current

Assistant Production Coordinator – Assignment Desk

7/15 – Current
6/15 – 9/15

Additional Chi-Raq

Amazon Studios — Film (Theatrical)
6/15 – 9/15
9/14 – 9/14

Production Assistant – Tide: Better Things To Do

Commercial/Ad — The Onion Labs / Muster Master Productions
9/14 – 9/14
8/14 – 8/14

Production Assistant – Bonanza Productions, Inc

8/14 – 8/14
7/14 – 8/14

Production Assistant Sense8 1

NETFLIX — Scripted (TV) — Unpronounceable Productions, LLc Details
7/14 – 8/14

I worked as a part time production assistant during the short filming period for Netflix's new upcoming original TV series titled, "Sense8." The series is created by the Wachowski siblings, and will air exclusively on Netflix in the Winter of 2015.

4/14 – 6/14

Assistant to Talent Manager – Thruline Entertainment

Details
4/14 – 6/14

I facilitated client-related phone inquires and interactions such as those with talent agencies and casting companies while conducting conversations with the utmost professionalism. I developed 2-3 up-to-date client demo reels per week by transcoding their recent notable footage into high-quality formats in MPeg-Streamclip then editing footage using Final Cut Pro.

4/14 – 6/14

Development Intern – Tagline Pictures

Details
4/14 – 6/14

I developed an investment circular for an upcoming feature length film using industry standards to help secure financing and allow Tagline to proceed with pre-production stages. I also wrote several script coverages to support management-level decision-making on whether or not to advance scripts to further stages of development.

8/13 – 3/14

Producer Untitled Psychoanalysis Mini Documentary

Corporate Details
8/13 – 3/14

I am the producer of a mini documentary film on psychoanalysis that is being made for a practicing clinical psychologist in Chicago. The mini doc was filmed in the summer of 2013, and the project is waiting for more funds to complete the film.

Media

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Education

Class of '14

DePaul University

Bachelor of Arts (BA)/Digital Cinema Production
Class of '11

North Park University

Bachelor's degree/Business/Commerce, General

My Gear

  • 18-55mm stock lens
  • Canon 7D camera
  • Tripod

Skills

  • Adobe After Effects
  • Assistant Directing
  • Breakdown Express
  • Camera Operating
  • Canon C300
  • Canon DSLR Cameras
  • Celtx
  • Directing
  • Film Editing
  • Film Production
  • Film Production Lights
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Final Cut Pro 7
  • Grip Equipment
  • Group Work
  • Handbrake
  • InEntertainment
  • Mac Hardware
  • Media Production
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Movie Magic
  • Mpeg Streamclip
  • Networking
  • Producing
  • Production Budgeting
  • Screenwriting
  • Social Media
  • Time Management