Summary

With a law, culinary & production degree and the ability to get impossible locations procured and "impossible" people (including talent and government officials) to cooperate, my people wrangling and organizational skills are unmatched.

Credits

5/17 – 5/17

Culinary Assistant Top Chef Taste of the Kentucky Derby

NBC — Live / Special Event (TV) — Kentucky Derby and Churchill Downs
5/17 – 5/17
6/16 – 7/16

Culinary Coordinator – National Picture Show

6/16 – 7/16
6/16 – 7/16

Culinary Assistant – National Picture Show

6/16 – 7/16
5/16 – 6/16

Production Assistant (Culinary and Field Challenge Departments) Top Chef (Season 14)

Bravo — Reality/Doc (TV) — Magical Elves
5/16 – 6/16
3/16 – 4/16

Talent Coordinator (Legal) First Shot: The Story of the Civil War

Film (Short) — Debra Rosen Details
3/16 – 4/16

Cast talent for civil war re-enactment and "man on the street" interviews. Wrangled all talent. Legal consultant for talent waivers and locations

2/16 – 3/16

Talent Wrangler Charleston Wine + Food Festival

Live Event — Charleston Wine + Food Details
2/16 – 3/16

Chef talent wrangler for one of the nations largest gourmet epicurean events. Culinary Assistant and Kitchen set up for classes and demonstrations

1/09 – 10/09

Location Coordinator – The Walt Disney Company

Details
1/09 – 10/09

Lexington, Kentucky. Location Assistant for procurement. Production Assistant for background Actors. Sidebar: To the pleasure of Mr. Wallace, the director, I am the person that convinced the real Penny Chenery to appear in the film; but will admit that I failed to convince her to don a 1970s costume so she is in the big Belmont scene in her trademark Barbour jacket and silk scarf-which in the racing world is timeless!

5/02 – 9/02

Production Assistant (Featured background casting and horse wrangling) Seabiscuit

Film (Theatrical) — Spyglass, Larger Than Life Productions Details
5/02 – 9/02

Lexington, Kentucky crew. Featured background casting and wrangling, pulling talent from the general population of background extras for close up pre-race paddock and racing scenes. Wrangling talent and making sure all talent shown on screen had depression era costume and hair.

Recos

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Education

Culinary Institute of Charleston

Culinary Arts Associates Degree

Trident Film School Charleston, South Carolina

Media Arts Production Associates Degree

Kings College Kensington, England

Anglo-American Legal History and Procedure Masters

U.K. College of Law

Doctor of Jurisprudence

University of Kentucky

Bachelor's in Journalism, minor in broadcasting and photography.

My Gear

  • My magical pen and notepad; which are mightier than the sword!

Affiliations

  • South Carolina Film Commission
  • Les Dames d' Escofflier Member
  • Slow Food USA Convivium Chair
  • South Carolina Film Alliance Attorney member
  • Southern Foodways Alliance Documentarian member

Skills

  • "Cooperating" with all government officials/locations
  • Being heard without raising my voice
  • Keeping your production "legal"
  • Organizing and calming talent
  • procuring that "impossible" location