Summary

Melissa, a First Assistant Director, based in Torrance, has 8 First Assistant Director credits and 1 Second Assistant Director credit, and has been a member since 2013.

Credits

1/14 – 1/14

First Assistant Director DAQRI -4D

Internet — Internet — Warp Factor 2
1/14 – 1/14
12/13 – 12/13

Second Assistant Director He Came From The Sky

Film (Theatrical) Details
12/13 – 12/13

Assisting the 1st AD in keeping things running smoothly and on time. Coordinating between 1st AD and Talent on set. Filling in for 1st AD when they had to step off set

10/13 – 10/13

First Assistant Director One Up

Film (Theatrical) — One Up Production Details
10/13 – 10/13

Responsible for making sure the crew did what was needed for set-up at each location; Kept up communication between director, crew and cast. Helped with set-up/striking as needed. Worked with director to make sure things kept moving forward each day and schedule was as accurate as possible.

9/13 – 9/13

Production Assistant (Attendee) Quixote PA Bootcamp

Quixote PA Bootcamp Details
9/13 – 9/13

Quixote PA Bootcamp teaches & gives hand-on training for being a Production Assistant on any type of set. (or an office PA) Walkie-Talkie Etiquette Lock-ups Set Etiquette and protocol Do's and Don'ts on set. Production Paperwork

6/13 – 6/13

First Assistant Director (Co-Producer) The Digger and the Deadman

Film (Theatrical) — 24 Frames of Light - SDF Details
6/13 – 6/13

Pre-/Production paperwork: Budget; Day out of days; Shot-list; Breakdown sheets; Call-sheets; Location scouting& helping build set. Ensuring we got the needed shots based on the storyboard & shot-list. Kept crew on task Pick-up/drop-off of cast members Communication liason between director, cast, and crew

5/13 – 5/13

First Assistant Camera The Horror

Film (Theatrical) — 24 Frames of Light - SDF Details
5/13 – 5/13

Set-up/striking and moving of camera and tripod. Lens and filter changes. Assisting & guiding cameraman during operation of steadicam. Pulling focus. Also, helped with setting up props and special fx between filming scenes.

5/13 – 5/13

Sound Mixer (Boom operator) Could Be Worse

Film (Theatrical) — 24 Frames of Light - SDF Details
5/13 – 5/13

Boom operator and monitoring the sound on set Also helped with keeping things on schedule, and did pick-up and drop off of cast & crew.

5/13 – 5/13

First Assistant Director Unnoticed

Film (Theatrical) — 24 Frames of Light - SDF Details
5/13 – 5/13

Assisting Director/Producer with anything they needed Ensuring we got the shots we needed based on the storyboard and shot-list. Kept crew on task and schedule. Communication between director, cast, and crew regarding schedule and all relevant information pertaining to the film. Pick-up/drop-off of cast members

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