Summary

I am a hardworking and passionate individual looking for work as a production assistant. I graduated from USC's acclaimed screenwriting program in 2013. When not working, I surf, read Hemingway novels, and search for the best bagel in Los Angeles.

Credits

10/14 – Current

Writer's Assistant – Jacqui Barcos - Filmmaker

Details
10/14 – Current

-Under DGA-winning, filmmaker, I provided research and film clips on the 2008 Financial and Housing Crisis. -I oversaw dialogue and information written onto the page, making sure it was clear and factual.

1/15 – 2/15

Researcher (Contracted) – 5D Global Studio

Details
1/15 – 2/15

-I provided research for world building, with a focus on future innovation. -I took daily meeting notes while working under tight deadlines. -I transcribed several phone and video interviews for the writer's adaptation.

11/14 – 1/15

Researcher (Contracted) – JLA Research and Casting

Details
11/14 – 1/15

-I provided research and knowledge on President Lyndon B. Johnson for a project to be displayed at LBJ Presidential Library. -I transcribed notes and cold called potential leads for fact-checking and research while working under tight deadlines.

5/14 – 10/14

Personal Assistant – Footprint Features

Details
5/14 – 10/14

- I rolled producer's calls, managed his calendar and email, and set extensive travel arrangements. -I updated contacts, tracked deliverables, monitored company's social media, and managed and directed interns. -I developed projects with a focus on script rewrites and logical financial restrictions, according to the company’s character-driven, low-budget mandate.

11/13 – 8/14

Reader – Studio System

Details
11/13 – 8/14

-I read several scripts each week, writing coverages for both film and television development projects. -I also located each script's marketing opportunities, no matter the size.

8/12 – 12/12

Researcher The Cut

Film (Theatrical) — Mardik Martin Details
8/12 – 12/12

-Under Academy Award winning screenwriter Mardik Martin ("Raging Bull”), I oversaw draft changes between writer and director for his latest film "The Cut" which premiered at the 2014 Venice Film Festival. -I contributed story and screenplay notes, in addition to providing dictation, all while working under time sensitive deadlines.

5/12 – 9/12

Researcher 20th Century Fox

Corporate — 20th Century Fox Details
5/12 – 9/12

-I interacted with a group of screenwriters and executives in both the comedy and action/adventure genres. -I transcribed notes from pitches and meetings, contributed my own story notes, provided research, and oversaw draft changes between the writers and studio executives.

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Education

Class of '13

University of Southern California

Writing for Screen and Television; Economics

My Gear

  • Macbook Pro

Skills

  • Adobe Premiere
  • Avid
  • Calendar
  • Entourage
  • Filemaker Pro
  • Final Cut
  • Final Draft
  • Google Apps
  • Google Apps
  • iPhone/iPad
  • Mac/PC
  • Mac/PC
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Office (including Excel)
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Photoshop