Summary

Stephanie is a Producer working in documentary / unscripted film and television. A native Texan, she moved to LA to obtain a Masters from USC in Documentary Film and strives to use anthropological means of research, producing and filming methods in all documentary projects.

Credits

8/17 – Current

Researcher Days That Shaped America

HISTORY — Reality/Doc (TV) — Pilgrim Studios
8/17 – Current
6/17 – 9/17

Associate Producer Pomp and Popstars: The Lou Pearlman Story

YOUTUBE — Reality/Doc (TV) — 1620 Media / Pilgrim Studios Details
6/17 – 9/17

Helped Segment Produce story lines and conducted in-depth research. Cold called hundreds of Ponzi scheme victims, criminal workers for fraudulent empire, high-ranking government officials and music industry icons/experts. Set up and coordinated countless interviews in Florida and NY, including putting together one-sheets, interview questions, and handling all releases. Maintained extensive spreadsheets, lists and necessary documents for all members of production. Pulled & logged archival footage and negotiated rates as needed.

6/16 – 4/17

Associate Producer Origins 1

NATGEO — Reality/Doc (TV) — Asylum Entertainment Details
6/16 – 4/17

Researched and Annotated all scripts for an 8-episode, 47-min. series. Worked extensively with all writers, producers, show runners, and editors throughout the duration of the show. Pitched story ideas and consulted with would-renowned experts. Collaborated & worked with writers, script supervisors, coordinators, producers, directors, props & VFX departments, etc. in Los Angeles, NY, the UK and South Africa in prep before, during and after filming. Integral part of creative / development team

9/16 – 11/16

Producer Heartbreak is Contageious

Kris Angelis — Music Video Details
9/16 – 11/16

Producer, Production Coordinator and 1st AC.

9/15 – 2/16

Production Coordinator Norton: The Most Dangerous Town on the Internet - Where Cybercrime Goes to Hide

Internet — Reality/Doc (TV) — Helo Details
9/15 – 2/16

LA based Production Coordinator: Coordinated travel and accommodations of crew, talent and agency for U.S. based filming. Booked/held crew and equipment. COIs. Managed calendars and assisted with budgets. Responsible for all POs, petty cash and wrap books. Ensured ease and comfort of all directors, talent and agency needs. Assisted with researching, contacting and establishing bitcoin transaction to speak with black-hat hackers via Dark Web.

10/14 – 2/16

Executive Assistant (Office Production Coordinator ) – Helo

Details
10/14 – 2/16

Executive Assistant: Maintained schedule for two busy Executive Producers/Managing Directors with extensive travel, client services and personal assistant duties. Managed heavy scheduling, calls and meetings for company staff. Primary point of contact for any office needs and managing PAs, interns, etc. Assisted with editing, writing and delivering treatments to agencies for bidding process. Outward facing business manager, including coordinating out of town/country business meetings, screenings, presentations and deliveries. Solely responsible for festival submissions, awards season, preparing submissions and files. Liaison between directors and client/agency and talent. Contributing member of creative development and collaboration. Office Production Coordinator: Prepared all shoot schedules, budgetary/expense reports, and brought all members of production up to speed once a project was awarded. Worked with Hot Budget to maintain budget. Coordinated extensive travel, hotel, talent/agency needs including travel from overseas and handling work visas. Booked / held crew, talent, equipment and obtained COIs for all filming locations. Assisted all Directors, Producers, Production Managers and Coordinators where needed. Responsible for doing all wrap books, including balancing out petty cash and obtaining all POs. Worked with editors during post to send & receive all media out to post-editing houses. Responsible for checking-in and ingesting all incoming media and edits onto secure server. Assisted with basic editing needed to deliver project on time, including compressing and uploading to online server.

7/14 – 1/16

Production Assistant

Commercial/Ad Details
7/14 – 1/16

Assisted Producers, ADs, Production Coordinator and Wardrobe. Helped facilitate needs of Agency and Talent. Helped with wrap books, payroll, POs, petty cash. Cube driver for both grip and electric trucks, runner, crafty services, crowd control and maintained set. Managed schedules, calendars and budgets. Research and script coverages. Misc. admin & personal duties.

9/15 – 9/15

Writer (Published Author of Journal Article ) Working out the kinks: Anonymous subjects in ethnographic film. Anthropology Now, 7: 69-79, 2015

Film (Short)
9/15 – 9/15

Media

  • Heartbreak Is Contagious: Official Music Video

  • The Most Dangerous Town on the Internet - Where Cybercrime Goes to Hide

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Education

Class of '14

University of Southern California

M.A. in Visual Anthropology
Class of '12

University of North Texas

B.A. in Anthropology, Minor in Photojournalism

Skills

  • Adobe Premiere
  • All Google programs
  • All Mac and Microsoft Office programs
  • AVID
  • Compressor
  • FileMaker
  • Final Draft
  • FinalCutPro
  • Hot Budget
  • Lexis-Nexis
  • Photoshop