Summary

I am a producer with a creative heart. I know how important budgets, time sheets, and schedules are, but also the space creatives need to produce great work. I also work on the other side as a Director and Editor.

Credits

11/16 – Current

Field Producer Real Estate Agent Stories

Internet — Evoker, Inc. Details
11/16 – Current

Conducting pre-interviews Developing story for each agent Coordinating shoot schedules and managing crew Interviewing agents Directing B-Roll Managing tight schedules in my non-native Washington, DC

5/09 – Current

Producer (Freelance Producer & Director) – Shy Robot Films

Details
5/09 – Current

I am a freelance creative producer working out of Chicago. I have also filled the roles of Production Coordinator, Producetion Manager, and Location Manager. On the creative side of things, I have worked as a Director and Editor for a variety of narrative and doc style films.

1/11 – 5/16

Producer – Big Teeth Productions

Details
1/11 – 5/16

Big Teeth Productions acts not only as a vendor and production partner to a list of great agencies, but also as a boutique agency in its own right to a group of awesome clients. This has given me the opportunity to work on a wide scope of projects and also has allowed me to tackle a wide range of responsibilities in the production process. Responsibilities: - Working with clients - Filling the role of pre, line, and post Producer on both Animation and Live Action projects in various settings and cities throughout the country. - Casting talent - Conducting interviews - Directing voice over talent - Hiring and managing vendors/freelancers and talent allowing our company to scale accordingly and thrive creatively. - Producing projects for clients including Quaker Foods, Orbitz, Nokia/HERE, Clinton Global Initiative, Wiley, and the University of Illinois as well as various agencies including Weber Shandwick, Edelman, ZENO Group, Rosetta and Marcus Thomas - Working with brands such as The National Pork Board, Seattle's Best Coffee, Pizza Hut, Corazon Tequila, and Chocolate Milk As well as happily stepping up in the creative process: - Editing - Concepting and creating stop motion design & animation. - AC, AD, Gripping, Booming, laving, powdering, and other general hands on set - Writing, Brainstorming and two-centing - and the occasional acting role / VO record

10/09 – 12/13

Producer / AD / Editor – Fooditude Media

Details
10/09 – 12/13

Responsibilities: - Creating shoot schedules and call sheets, interviewing, making sure paperwork is filled out by talent and others during shoots, and making sure shoots run smoothly and on time. - Post Producing - Editing various webisodes Other Responsibilities: - DP/AC - Gaffer/Grip - Audio - Goofing Around with Talent

1/10 – 1/11

Assistant Producer – Big Teeth Productions

1/10 – 1/11
1/10 – 1/11

Production Assistant – Radar Studios

1/10 – 1/11
12/09 – 9/10

Assistant Producer – Chicagonista

Details
12/09 – 9/10

Set up lighting and sound on set before show. Cue lower thirds for various hosts and links. Facilitate transitions to pre-recorded footage.

3/10 – 3/10

Casting PA – Metal Flowers Media

Details
3/10 – 3/10

Assisting Casting Director for a casting call for a late night Spike TV show.

Media

  • My Reel

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Education

Class of '09

University of Wisconsin - Madison

BA Communication Arts - Radio, TV, Film

My Gear

  • Access to a variety of gear through network of colleagues

Skills

  • Bad Acting
  • Editor
  • Line Producer
  • Post Producer
  • Producer
  • Stop Motion Animator