Summary

I have filmed, produced, and directed two feature documentary films. My first non-fiction book was published in 2013 by Running Press. I love to help documentaries max their impact with outreach campaigns!

Credits

1/15 – Current

Impact Producer + Film Engagement Strategist Documentary, Educational Films

Film (Theatrical) Details
1/15 – Current

I want to help you maximize the impact of your documentary film with educational distribution opportunities, indie screening tours, and community outreach! Services include: consulting, campaign strategy and design, curriculum development, content development, social media management, and more. Let's work together! Visit www.hidenirvinfilms.com or shoot me an email at ALIRVIN2@GMAIL.COM

2/17 – 2/17

Production Assistant PBS untitled documentary, release in 2018

Film (Theatrical) — Truth Aid Productions Details
2/17 – 2/17

• Coordinated with assistant producer and the personal assistant for LaTonya and Samuel L. Jackson to prep and arrange travel to and from documentary film shoot • Drove LaTonya and Samuel L. Jackson to and from the shoot • Purchased coffee, snacks, and drinks for talent and crew, purchased coffee and water for talent during transportation to and from the shoot • Moved furniture and collaborated with other PAs to set up the day’s shoot • Picked up and dropped off rental car • Collaborated with assistant producer, producers, and director to ensure an organized, orderly shoot and make talent comfortable

5/13 – 12/15

Director (Producer, Cinematographer, Outreach and Screenings Coordinator) Blood, Sweat, and Beer

Film (Theatrical) — Dream Share Project LLC Details
5/13 – 12/15

•Filmed, produced, and directed award-winning feature documentary about the explosive growth of the U.S. craft beer industry, and the struggles of two start-up breweries. •Pulled broll, soundbites, and pictures to create short web videos and blogs about the documentary. •Coordinated and conducted interviews with over 100 beer, food, hospitality, and business experts and professionals during film production. •Planned and executed a 50+ city indie screening tour in 2015. Collaborated with each venue to plan, publicize, and ensure ticket sales. •Pitched stories with a unique angle and gave interviews with local press (print, radio, television, podcasts, and web) to publicize each of the 50+ indie screening events. •Managed film's social media and created content on Twitter @bloodsweatbrew, Instagram @BloodSweatBeerMovie, Facebook, and Pinterest. Created bi-weekly Mailchimp newsletters. •Blood, Sweat, and Beer was selected to screen at 20+ film festivals in 2015. •Pitched stories and gave interviews with local press to publicize each Blood, Sweat, and Beer film festival screening. •Blood, Sweat, and Beer was featured in USA Today, Paste, The Washington Post, and on NPR, WBEZ Chicago, and ESPNRadio. •Blood, Sweat, and Beer was acquired by Hulu in December 2015.

6/11 – 9/12

Director (Producer, Cinematographer, Outreach and Screenings Coordinator) The Dream Share Project

Film (Theatrical) — Dream Share Project LLC Details
6/11 – 9/12

•Filmed, edited, produced, and directed feature-length educational documentary about people who pursued or created their dream career. •Coordinated and conducted interviews with over 50 successful dreamers, including an astronaut, Olympic skier, the founder of SXSW, as well as experts in careers and psychology. •Pulled broll, soundbites, and pictures to create short web videos and blogs about the documentary. •Created and managed social media channels and egagement for the the film on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest. •The film was acquired by Passion River Films in May 2013. •Booked over 200 speaking events at colleges and schools across the U.S. to screen my documentary The Dream Share Project. •Spoke to crowds of up to 400+ students about pursuing career and travel dreams. •Collaborated and coordinated with employees and students in the career services, student activities, campus media outlets, Greek life, and athletics departments to plan, publicize, and ensure turnout to every one of the 200 events.

Media

Recos

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Education

Class of '09

University of Maryland, College Park

B.A. Print Journalism

Affiliations

  • Film Fatales
  • WriteGirl
  • Creative Visions Foundation