Monica is a freelance film and video producer, shooter and editor for production companies and organizations including HBO, Spotify, SOIL Haiti, Red Bull, Skylight Pictures, and Intercultural Productions.


4/14 – Current

Producer/Shooter The Center

Internet — Mood Ring Productions Details
4/14 – Current

Edits sizzle reels/event recaps for the director of events of The Gay Center of New York, including the 2014 Cycle for the Cause video.

2/14 – Current

Producer/Shooter Posture Studio — Internet — Mood Ring Productions Details
2/14 – Current

VIDEOGRAPHER & EDITOR | Posture Magazine | New York, NY | Winter 2013 to Present Shoot and edit short promotional videos including artist profile pieces and event recaps for online publication Posture Magazine. Currently editing Posture’s Kickstarter video to fundraise for their first print edition. (

10/15 – 11/15

Post Production Assistant De La Cruz Documentary Pilot

HBO — Reality/Doc (TV) — Stick Figure Productions Details
10/15 – 11/15

Worked as the DIT on “De La Cruz” series pilot: ingested and organized footage from production, transcoded and logged all material for the Editors. Translated and subtitled the pilot’s rough-cut.

5/15 – 6/15

Producer/Shooter (Red Bull Insider) Red Bull Insider

5/15 – 6/15
9/14 – 1/15

Associate Producer Peace and Coca

Film (Theatrical) Details
9/14 – 1/15

Assisted award-wining Producer Xenia Grubstein (“Pussy Riot: A Punk Rock Prayer” Producer) with grant writing, scheduling, communications, releases, and locating archival footage for her upcoming documentary “Peace and Coca.”

11/14 – 12/14

Co-Producer “The Basics” Pilot

Scripted (TV) Details
11/14 – 12/14

Coordinated key activities in pre-production for the TV pilot “The Basics,” overseeing location bookings and arranging permissions, hiring crew and negotiating pay rates, booking production vehicles and equipment, coordinating equipment rental pickups and drop offs, and kept the production on schedule.

1/14 – 9/14

Associate Producer

Skylight Pictures Details
1/14 – 9/14

Coordinated key activities in pre and post-production, outreach and engagement for a small independent documentary production company. Pre-produced a teaching documentary explaining the legal intricacies of Guatemalan genocide trial, as well as assisting in the feature documentary pre-production.

3/13 – 5/14

Production Coordinator

Skylight Pictures Details
3/13 – 5/14

Managed DVD distribution and sales, helped to design and curate companion materials for classroom use, coordinated filmmakers’ academic screening tours, prepared scripts for the native language versions of the award-winning Documentary “Granito,” managed film festival, ITunes and other deliverables.



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Class of '14

Narco News School of Authentic Journalism

/Multimedia Journalism
Class of '12

Sarah Lawrence College

Bachelor of Arts (BA)/Film and Latin American Studies

My Gear

  • 35mm
  • Canon 5D mark ii
  • Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens
  • sennheiser g3 lavalier mic
  • Sennheiser Shotgun mic
  • Zoom H4N


  • Dream Girl Film
  • Havana Film Festival New York
  • HBO
  • Intercultural Productions
  • Posture Magazine
  • Shine Global
  • Skylight Pictures
  • Stickfigure Productions


  • Blogging
  • Community Outreach
  • Copy Editing
  • Creative Writing
  • Directing
  • Documentaries
  • Editing
  • Editorial
  • Film
  • Film Production
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Journalism
  • Photography
  • Post Production
  • Producing
  • Research
  • Screenwriting
  • Shooting
  • Social Documentary
  • Video Editing
  • Video Production
  • Videography