Summary

Growing Management/Coordination/Production career in film/cultural festivals and local prods. Traveled to Mexico/Colombia/Egypt/Thailand/Ireland. Involved within the Latino entertainment community of L.A. Creative writing/content dev/translation Span/Eng.

Credits

9/15 – Current

Event Services American Film Market (AFM)

Live Event — Independent Film and Television Alliance Details
9/15 – Current

As part of the 2015 Hotels & Event Services Team, responsibilities include coordinating complimentary ticket tracking and distribution for AFM Conference series, and assisting with AFM roundtables and special events. Produced by the Independent Film & Television Alliance, the AFM converges industry leaders for eight days of deal-making, screenings, seminars, networking and events.

9/15 – 10/15

Volunteer Coordinator – Ambulante Documentary Film Festival

Details
9/15 – 10/15

Coordinated a team of volunteers as part of Ambulante California 2015, a 16-day pop-up, traveling documentary film festival presented throughout the greater Los Angeles area. Additionally, assisted with production and logistics at each alternative screening spaces which ranged from museums, universities, community centers and open spaces such as the LA river.

6/15 – 8/15

Venue Manager, Spectator Services – Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015

Details
6/15 – 8/15

Responsible for Spectator Services Operations during Games Times and managing the Spectator Services Team Leaders, in addition to general volunteers at Loker Stadium located at USC. Directly managed an average of 80 volunteers daily, maintained Access Control points active and utilized Workforce through Salesforce (CRM) 90% of the time during pre-Games.

2/15 – 6/15

Programming Manager – Los Angeles Greek Film Festival

Details
2/15 – 6/15

Managed the Programming Department for the 2015 Los Angeles Greek Film Festival. Responsible for receiving, viewing, evaluating, accepting film submissions and coordinating Programming interns. Actively assisted Filmmakers and Jury members throughout their Festival experience as well as presented and facilitated discussions of programmed films.

3/15 – 5/15

Production Manager (Production & Staffing Coordinator) – LéaLA, Feria del Libro en Español de Los Angeles

Details
3/15 – 5/15

Recruited, hired, and managed (120) temporary staff for the duration of LéaLA as well as (100) volunteers for pre/post Fair. Managed contracts and billing for all service providers and contractors at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

9/14 – 12/14

Accreditations Coordinator – Anima Inc. for the XXII Central American and Caribbean Games

Details
9/14 – 12/14

Main responsibilities included accrediting all staff, contractors, associates and talent for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the XXII Central American and Caribbean Games. Show role during the Opening and Closing Ceremonies included liaising between main talent and stage managers for performance. http://veracruz2014.mx/?lang=en

8/11 – 11/14

Screener Afi Film Festival

Live / Special Event (TV) — American Film Institute Details
8/11 – 11/14

Screen submission films for AFI FEST since 2011. Seasonal responsibilities include viewing film submissions and creating coverage for each film as well as recommendations of high quality films to the AFI FEST programming staff

8/14 – 8/14

Volunteer Coordinator Mexico Food Fair

Live / Special Event (TV) — Ovëishon Details
8/14 – 8/14

Recruited, hired, managed temporary staff/volunteers for the duration of the Mexico Food Fair.

Media

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Education

Class of '10

UCLA Extension

Screenwriting
Class of '09

Los Angeles Community College

Cinema & Television
Class of '06

University of California, Los Angeles

B.A. Latin American Studies
Class of '03

Sacramento City College

A.A. Fine Arts/Digital Photography

Skills

  • • Languages: Fluency Spanish/English. Intermediate Portuguese.
  • • Management and Coordination Experience
  • • Management and Coordination Experience: Growing Coordination
  • CORE TALENT SKILLS • Languages: Fluency Spanish/English. Int
  • cultural festivals
  • Growing Coordination and Production career in film festivals
  • Local productions -independent filmmaking and non-profit comm