Summary

Positive, playful, self-motivated, highly creative, problem solver and team player. Outstanding interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills. Experienced in the creation of original online content. Can shoot, write, produce and edit.

Credits

4/16 – Current

Director (Producer, News Anchor, Editor) – Aero-News Network

Details
4/16 – Current

Anchored and edited daily newscast episodes with brief time and training by relying upon and expanding preexisting skillsets to deliver a quality newscast with seamless transition from its predecessors

4/15 – Current

Director (Producer, Director) Boy & Girls Clubs of America Promotional Video

Corporate — Associated Press Details
4/15 – Current

Field Produced/Directed a long-form promotional video for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America

10/11 – Current

Director (Professor of Screenwriting, Course Director) – Full Sail University, Creative Writing MFA Program

Details
10/11 – Current

Taught screenwriting and created video lectures for film, television, animation, comics, and games to graduate level students using Apple Final Cut Pro, Compressor, DVD Studio Pro, Live Type, Motion, Soundtrack Pro and SmartSound SonicFire Pro

1/01 – 10/11

Director (Feature Film Producer, Director, Writer) – Odom-Booker Entertainment

Details
1/01 – 10/11

Produced, directed, shot, wrote and edited narrative feature films, documentaries, commercials, music videos, commercials, trailers and corporate video

11/06 – 8/11

Editor (Web Series Editor) – LiveVideo.com

Details
11/06 – 8/11

Edited raw footage into webisodes from interviews, concerts, paparazzi video, sketch comedies, and scripted content, including projects

7/06 – 2/09

Preditor (On-Air Promotions Producer, Director, Writer, Editor) Independent Lens

PBS — Reality/Doc (TV) — ITV Studios America Details
7/06 – 2/09

Produced, wrote, directed, revised and edited audio and video on-air promotions, creative promo and trailer scripts and spots for the PBS nationally televised original series Independent Lens

3/06 – 10/06

Story Editor (Feature Film Story Analyst) – Creative Artists Agency (CAA)

Details
3/06 – 10/06

Wrote coverage reports for big-budget feature film scripts, independent of studio financing, assessing their quality and marketability for a commercial audience using Microsoft Office, Word

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Education

Class of '01

University of California, Los Angeles

Master of Fine Arts, Film, Television and Digital Media
Class of '96

University of California, Los Angeles

Professional Program in Screenwriting
Class of '94

Georgia State University

Bachelor of Arts, Film and Video Production
Class of '91

Morehouse College

Some College Courses Taken

My Gear

  • Camera Canon 5D Mark II 1080/24p

Skills

  • Apple Compressor
  • Apple Motion
  • Book Writing
  • Camera Experience
  • Camera Operating
  • Cinematography
  • Co-production
  • College Teaching
  • Corporate Media
  • Course Management
  • Course Material
  • Creative Writer
  • Creative Writing
  • Digital Cinema
  • DVD Studio Pro
  • Film
  • Film Analysis
  • Film Industry
  • Final Cut Studio
  • Final Draft
  • Graduate Students
  • Green Screen
  • LiveType
  • Movie Magic
  • Movie Magic Budgeting
  • Non-linear Editing
  • On-Air Promos
  • Playwriting
  • Production Direction
  • Production Experience
  • Professors
  • Promo Production
  • Promo Videos
  • Screenwriting
  • Script Analysis
  • Script Breakdowns
  • Script Consultation
  • Script Coverage
  • Script Doctoring
  • Script Notes
  • Script-writing
  • Sitcom
  • Soundtrack Pro
  • Story Editing
  • Story Structure
  • Teaching Writing
  • Teasers
  • Television
  • University Teaching
  • WGA