Summary

Development Producer with documentary, indie sci-fi, and music video experience. A seasoned writer and media marketing professional with in-depth project management background.

Credits

3/18 – Current

Development Producer – Thrill Company

Details
3/18 – Current

Research film grants; connect with potential investors; lead casting calls; secure content for subscription service.

6/15 – Current

Still Photographer (Canon t2i) – Tonsar Media

Details
6/15 – Current

Founded company to create visual art projects; Conceptualize and organize editorial shoots; Research compelling issues to cover in photography essays; Photograph fundraising events, award ceremonies and community festivals; Edit images using Gimp 2.8

6/04 – Current

Art Director – Tonsar Productions

Details
6/04 – Current

Develop stories and characters for use in youth educational products; Represent artists during performance fee negotiations; Draft and review live performance agreements; Create tour budgets and monitor daily expenditures; Promote social issue fundraising performances; Counsel clients on career path and marketing campaign matters

6/15 – 2/16

First Assistant Camera (Sony a65) – Thrill Company / Diversity on Film

Details
6/15 – 2/16

Operated Sony a65 primary camera during location and studio productions; Recorded production sound; Utilized boom mic and Tascam DR-40 Linear PCM Recorder; Assisted with actor direction to maximize performance impact; Assisted with set and location lighting; Served as production still photographer; Discovered and secured locations; Promoted films and web series

1/12 – 3/12

Production Assistant – Dream Factory

Details
1/12 – 3/12

Researched trends related to the high prevalence of HIV/AIDS cases in African-American communities; Interviewed citizens and examined societal attitudes toward HIV/AIDS patients; Scheduled film director interviews with various media outlets; Operated second camera during documentary interviews; Arranged travel and accommodation; Edited with Sony Vegas Pro; Managed marketing

10/11 – 10/11

Production Assistant – 8112 Studios

Details
10/11 – 10/11

Unloaded and set up lighting equipment; Assisted with lighting indoor and outdoor sets; Set up camera dolly and tracks; Managed crowd control during sidewalk shots and directed traffic during street shots

Media

Recos

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Skills

  • Camera
  • Sound
  • still photography
  • Lighting
  • Location Scouting
  • Booking
  • Fundraising
  • Crowd Control
  • negotiations
  • Production Budget
  • Release
  • Copyright Registration
  • Contract drafting and review
  • Interview scheduling
  • Sony Vegas Pro editing
  • Talent acquistion and management
  • Travel and accommodation arrangement