Innovative and creative individual seeking professional experience through production and post-production visual mediums. (


7/15 – Current

Camera Operator (Canon 5D Mark II) Charisse Says Pilot

YouTube/CharisseSays — Internet — Charisse Amanda Group Details
7/15 – Current

Film and serve as principle assistant creative director for episodes and teasers; Serve as principle photographer on set; Assist with delivery of raw footage to editor.

9/10 – Current

Camera Operator & Editor

Freelance Details
9/10 – Current

Conceptualize with director and/or client on final product; Shoot on location based on discussion; concept and/or layout; Providing client and director rough drafts and final product once approved

6/14 – 3/15

Director of Photography, Editor Chi Voices: A Poetic Film Series

Film (Short) — Independent Details
6/14 – 3/15

Created shot lists, managed social media and created newsletters, edited film, trailers, teasers, camera operate (Canon 5D Mark II) /

12/14 – 12/14

Camera Operator (Canon 5D Mark II) Fat Bitch! By Erica Watson

Live Event Details
12/14 – 12/14

Document and edit comedy standup show.

10/13 – 11/14

Media Manager (Camera Operator, Editor)

BRIJ Fund, L3C Details
10/13 – 11/14

Administrator and coordinator of social media applications. Capture and edited videos and photos for web series and events. Introduce new marketing strategies through media. Manage media/ Google Calendar and Documents. View work at

7/14 – 8/14

Camera Operator (Canon 5D Mark II) – Turkey Chop

Commercial/Ad — BRIJ Fund Media Details
7/14 – 8/14

Conceptualize with producer, shoot on location during restaurant's prime time. Capture special events that represent the mission of the restaurant, edit video based on requests by director and client.

6/13 – 5/14

Camera Operator (Media Recruitment Assistant)

Columbia College Chicago Details
6/13 – 5/14

Produce promotional video material that represents the dance program and the student experience; Compress and distribute promotional videos through website and social media; Organize media, through re-ordering, re-titling and backup; Assist with social media marketing of the co-curricular events

8/11 – 9/13

Still Photographer (Sales Photographer)

SharpShooter Imaging Details
8/11 – 9/13

Professionally greets tourists; Captures quality portraits of small and large groups using a Nikon DSLR Camera; Photograph animal encounters and special events; Provides customer service by selling photographs directly to the guests; Edit photos with Darkroom Pro and Adobe Photoshop.


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Class of '14

Columbia College Chicago

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) | Film and Video

My Gear

  • 28mm Lens
  • 75-300mm Lens
  • 8mm Fish Eye Lens
  • Adobe Photoshop CS5
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Apple Logic Pro
  • Canon 5D Mark II
  • Canon Rebel T2i
  • Final Cut Pro 7
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • LED Light
  • Macbook Pro
  • Tamron 28-70 mm Lens


  • Columbia College Chicago


  • Adobe Photoshop
  • After Effects
  • Audio Editing
  • Avid
  • Avid Media Composer
  • Camera
  • Camera Operating
  • Canon DSLR
  • Cinematography
  • Digital Photography
  • Documentaries
  • DSLR
  • Editing
  • Facebook
  • Film Editing
  • Film Production
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Final Cut Studio
  • Hair Care
  • Hip Hop
  • Image Editing
  • iOS
  • iWork
  • Lightroom
  • Logic Express
  • Lyricist
  • Microsoft Word
  • MPEG Streamclip
  • Music
  • Music Production
  • Music Videos
  • OS X
  • Photography
  • Photoshop
  • Post Production
  • PowerPoint
  • Pro Tools
  • Social Media
  • Social Media Applications
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Social Networking
  • Sony Vegas
  • Sound Mixing
  • Video Blogging
  • Video Editing
  • Video Production
  • Videography
  • WordPress
  • YouTube