Summary

My name is Donovan Jones, and I am an aspiring director, producer and entrepreneur. I am currently seeking valuable film industry experience in which I can gather more knowledge in the field and attain a network of strong friendships. Open to travel!

Credits

5/18 – Current

Runner (Live Concerts) – Live Nation Entertainment

Details
5/18 – Current

Assisted with production of live entertainment by accommodating the needs of the touring staff for various venues in the DMV area. Worked events for high profile talent such as Wiz Khalifa, Imagine Dragons, Kesha, G-Eazy & more. SKILLS: Set design, running errands, using vehicles to attain objectives, effective communication, AV Technology, Artist hospitality.

3/19 – 3/19

Production Assistant American Gangster: Trap Queens (Season 1)

BET — Reality/Doc (TV) — A. Smith & Co. Productions Details
3/19 – 3/19

Assisted camera and production crew by setting up/breaking down gear, driving the "camera car", and providing creative input with B-Roll & Interviews. Used my familiarity with the area to guide the show runner and cinematographer on potential locations that fit within the scope of the story.

1/19 – 1/19

Production Assistant Ultimate Holiday Lights

HGTV — Reality/Doc (TV) — Scott Brothers Entertainment Details
1/19 – 1/19

Assisted with transporting gear, setting up grip equipment, and ordering lunch for the team. SKILLS: Using Per-Diem, Setting up/Breaking down tripods and dollies, Ordering & Picking up lunch orders.

10/18 – 12/18

Production Assistant (Harriet (2019) - Walkie/Distro PA) Harriet

Film (Theatrical) — NBC Universal Details
10/18 – 12/18

Organized and managed walkie communication on set and regulated the distribution of production materials to crew. SKILLS: Creating and managing spreadsheets, organized documents and packages for distribution, locking up, receiving and guiding talent on set, spinning channels, “$5 Fridays” raffle coordinator.

9/18 – 9/18

Production Assistant (Personal Talent Assistant) La Reina del Sur (Season 2)

Telemundo — Scripted (TV) — JK Film Productions Details
9/18 – 9/18

Ensured safety and transportation for central talent. SKILLS: Airport pick-up/drop offs, escorted talent in various locations on & off set, arranged cellular service for out of country residents, car rentals & returns.

7/18 – 7/18

Production Assistant – Adidas

Commercial/Ad — Resin Projects Details
7/18 – 7/18

Purchased, provided and set up craft services for full crew.

7/18 – 7/18

Production Assistant – Marriott Hotels (Ripplemakers Inc.)

Commercial/Ad — Salesforce Details
7/18 – 7/18

Ensured cast & crew nourishment with craft service. SKILLS: Food Runs, Setting table with snacks and drinks, Careful planning and organization for lunch.

5/18 – 7/18

Production Assistant Wonder Woman 1984

Film (Theatrical) — DC Entertainment Details
5/18 – 7/18

Assisted a full length feature by ensuring safety and support on set. SKILLS: Locking up, crowd control, working with a team to solve objectives.

Media

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Colin Earner
Production Assistant/Assistant C
Donavan was an integral member of the production crew on the feature film Harriet, taking upon several key responsibilities throughout the course of the shoot, most importantly being in charge of the care, dispersal and charging of walkies. Always wi ...MORE...
Alicia Ayoub
Location Assistant
Donovan is a fantastic coworker! He was very knowledgeable and was able to juggle his many duties efficiently. He was always very helpful and eager to assist. Whenever he saw me carrying heavy bins, he would help me with my load. He maintained a ...MORE...

Education

Class of '18

George Mason University

Film & Video Studies, BA - Minor: Entrepreneurship
Class of '14

St. Georges Technical High School

Diploma/GED - Trade: Web & Print Technology (Graphic/Web Design)

My Gear

  • Sony A6000

Affiliations

  • George Mason University C/O 2018

Skills

  • Post Production
  • Producing
  • Photoshop
  • Directing
  • Editing
  • Photography
  • Social Media
  • Storytelling
  • Video Editing
  • Releases
  • Budgeting
  • Adobe premiere
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem Solving
  • Working Under Pressure
  • Final Cut X
  • Excel
  • Word
  • Creative Writing
  • Location Scouting
  • Graphic Design
  • Dropbox
  • Associate Producer
  • Customer Service
  • Sales
  • Budget Management
  • Sound Recording
  • Time Management
  • Executive assistant
  • Production Assistant
  • Assistant Director
  • Assistant Camera
  • Crafty
  • Multitasking
  • Information Technology
  • Creating Call Sheets
  • Managing teams
  • Driving Cargo Vans
  • Video Transcribing
  • Creating Shot Lists
  • Booking guests
  • locking up
  • superior organization
  • Sony A7 Series
  • Cinematography Experience
  • AV Technology
  • Creating Shot Schedules
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Music Video Development
  • Superior Organization Skills
  • Talent Safety
  • Using Vehicles To Obtain Objectives