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Emily Schkolnick

Associate Producer, Archival Pro
Los Angeles, CA
Available  Jan 1



Experienced associate producer, archival researcher, clearance coordinator, and departmental assistant with a knack for visual storytelling in nonfiction film and television.


9/20 – Current

Archival Producer Untitled Three-Part Docuseries

Vice Media — Reality/Doc (TV)
9/20 – Current
9/20 – 9/20

Associate Producer – Freelance

Commercial/Ad — Freelance Details
9/20 – 9/20

Worked with a small team of Creative Consortium volunteers (Executive Producer/Director, Editor, and Graphic Designer) to make 15-second ad spots to get out the vote in the 2020 presidential election. Advertisements are issues-based and targeted at younger voters in swing states. Duties included general concept formation and input, archival research and media asset management, fair use guidance, and feedback on cuts.

1/20 – 4/20

Researcher Untitled Six-Part Series

Showtime — Reality/Doc (TV) — Abstract Productions Details
1/20 – 4/20

• Provided research support for six-part Showtime docuseries about UFOs, the search for ET life, the private space industry and the overlap of these pursuits. Series is produced by JJ Abrams' company Bad Robot and directed by Emmy-nominated filmmaker Andrew Rossi. • Read materials written by interview subjects and prepared interview questions and other informational materials and reports for the producers and director before shoots. • Helped to find story leads, possible interview subjects and topic experts, and locations. Performed deep dives to track down desired interviewees. • Researched and logged archival footage and images.

12/19 – 2/20

Archival Producer The Crooked Edge

Film (Theatrical) — The Crooked Edge, LLC Details
12/19 – 2/20

Performed freelance archival research on The Crooked Edge, a forthcoming documentary feature that examines the explosive underground punk rock, art and squatter scenes in New York’s Lower East Side in the 1980s and 90s that became the front line in the battle against gentrification, and how the dramatic effects of hyper gentrification are reshaping cities worldwide today.

5/19 – 11/19

Researcher Untitled Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Black Church Project

PBS — Reality/Doc (TV) — McGee Media
5/19 – 11/19
10/17 – 3/19

Executive Assistant – Strategy PR

10/17 – 3/19

Served as Executive Assistant to the Founder and President of a well-known public relations and consulting firm, specializing in national film release and awards campaigns. Please see resume for a more comprehensive description of the position.

2/17 – 5/17

Associate Producer The Filthy Rich Guide (Season 3)

CNBC — Reality/Doc (TV) — Cineflix Details
2/17 – 5/17

Assisted Executive, Supervising, and Archival Producers on CNBC’s The Filthy Rich Guide. Facilitated story development through archival research. Integrated archival material into field pieces to help construct narrative. Interfaced with footage/image houses and independent filmmakers and photographers to clear and license materials for the hundreds of archival cues per episode. Attended weekly production and pitch meetings with entire show team.

10/16 – 1/17

Archival Coordinator Digital & Branded Productions

Reality/Doc (TV) — VICE Media Details
10/16 – 1/17

Coordinated archival research and licensing for all of VICE’s digital and branded verticals.


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Class of '13

Oberlin College

B.A., English


  • AVID Media Composer
  • Google Drive
  • LexisNexis
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Mac OS X
  • Media Asset Management
  • FileMaker Pro Advanced