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Summary

As you can see from the below, my experience includes assisting veteran producer Herman Rush; working as a Production Assistant on various web series, shorts, sketches, commercials, and digital content; and writing coverage for 2929 Productions.

Credits

1/16 – 5/16

Development Intern N/A

Film (Theatrical) — 2929 Productions Details
1/16 – 5/16

Wrote coverage for scripts, books, and book proposals; covered for Executive Assistant as needed; covered reception desk, including assisting high-profile guests; rolled calls for producer of award-winning independent films; and created talent grids and conducted research for Director of Development.

9/14 – 6/15

Assistant to Producer – Rush Associates, Inc.

Details
9/14 – 6/15

Assisting Herman Rush, veteran producer, agent, CEO, and Studio Executive, with packaging an Eddie Fisher biopic. Responsibilities also include managing email account, rolling calls, conducting online research for a multi-media marketing webcam project, maintaining organization of office and myriad administrative duties.

10/14 – 10/14

Office Production Assistant – N/A

Details
10/14 – 10/14

Assisted producer with paperwork in production wrap book, including release forms, deal memos, call sheets, shooting schedules, timecards, W-9 forms, invoices, and purchase orders.

9/14 – 9/14

Set Production Assistant – Skechers USA, Inc.

Details
9/14 – 9/14

Assisted with personal needs of models and crew as well as maintained cleanliness of set on Warner Brothers Studio Lot.

6/13 – 8/13

Intern – Hyde Park Entertainment

Details
6/13 – 8/13

Wrote script coverage for action and thriller features; covered main reception desk and answered phones for Director of Development and Producer of independent and big-studio films; greeted and assisted guests.

6/13 – 8/13

Intern – Thruline Entertainment

Details
6/13 – 8/13

Wrote script coverage, including summarizing character breakdowns for casting, on television comedy pilots and independent films for management company that also produces independent films and TV shows, including “Psych” on USA.

5/11 – 7/11

Location Assistant – BCDF Pictures

Details
5/11 – 7/11

Assisted with preparing locations for Josh Radnor’s highly acclaimed, Sundance-selected, independent film released in September 2012, starring Elizabeth Olsen, Allison Janney, Richard Jenkins, and Zac Efron. Assisted with grip, electric, lighting, costume, and camera utility.

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Education

Class of '14

Kenyon College

Bachelor of Arts in Film
Class of '12

Film and TV School of Academ of Performing Arts in Prague

Film Studies Intensive Seminar

Skills

  • Final Cut Pro
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • Photoshop