Summary

An extremely passionate, dedicated and filmmaker who is always striving for improvement. I have years of production knowledge and experience on various projects. Willing to do anything to get the job done and done well. Website: www.rightelementsprod.com

Credits

12/17 – 12/17

Production Assistant In Search of

HISTORY — Reality/Doc (TV) — Propogate Content Details
12/17 – 12/17

-Load and unload equipments. -Assist in set up of equipments. -Assist in prop set ups and lighting design. -Organize crafty and lunch pick ups. -Maintain on set cleanliness.

5/17 – 8/17

Director of Acquisitions & Development – Saga Films (www.sagafilms.com)

Details
5/17 – 8/17

-Collaborated with VP of Global Sales & Acquisitions on developing sales marketing strategy. -Facilitated sales rights acquisition deal on multiple new full feature films. -Created rough purchase price projections on various library titles. -Compiled films informational spreadsheet for sales analysis. -Evaluated numerous films for their sales potential in Pan-Asia territories as well as worldwide. -Arranged detailed meetings with a wide network of producers and directors. -Provided script development notes based on specific countries in Pan-Asia region (primarily for China). -Offered production and development logistic notes to upper executives including many Producers.

11/16 – 8/17

Acquisitions Manager – Red Apollo Group (www.redapollogroup.com)

Details
11/16 – 8/17

-Acquire license rights on various film titles for China distribution. -Conduct negotiations with established sales agency and production companies. -Coordinate timely delivery of appropriate documents and materials. -Seek out new film titles and evaluate them for acquisition potential as well as license price.

7/16 – 8/17

Production & Development Manager – Red Apollo Group (www.redapollogroup.com)

Details
7/16 – 8/17

-Research films statistics including box office information and analyze them. -Read and examine scripts for their potential in development. -Break down scripts to determine estimated budget and profit margin. -Provide reports for movie titles in negotiations. -Watch, analyze and rate movie screeners on their market value within the parameters of the China media market. -Assemble internal project investment portfolios for executives and investors.

6/16 – 6/16

Videographer (BTS) Warning Shot

Film (Theatrical) — Future Proof Films Details
6/16 – 6/16

-Coordinate with Producers on BTS requirements. -Capture BTS footage and photos for marketing purposes. -Adjust camera settings and angles based on main crew equipments set up. -Transfer and back up all files to primary drive.

3/16 – 6/16

Director (Co-Producer) STEMBILITY (www.stembility.org) 2

YOUTUBE — Reality/Doc (TV) — STEMBILITY Details
3/16 – 6/16

-Work with writer and producer to develop episodes structure. -Schedule pre-production activities and camera test shoot. -Construct lighting set up, shot list and composition with the DP. -Assist in crew assembly. -Maintain story tone and progression. -Develop interview questions. -Create post production and episodes release schedule.

4/16 – 5/16

Assistant Editor (Additional) The Shadow Within

Film (Theatrical) — Jay-X Entertainment Details
4/16 – 5/16

-Sync dialog to footage using AVID. -Organize and archive files. -Conduct quality control after each day. -Prep and convert footage to the correct format for Main Editor. -Break down scenes and script for better post workflow.

8/15 – 3/16

Production Assistant (Freelance) The Rubin Report 1

Internet — Talk Show (TV) — Ora TV Details
8/15 – 3/16

-Build and flip the studio sets for taping. -Organize props for production design. -Load and unload equipments. -Assist other departments including rigging lights, camera check and sound check. -Execute runs and errands.

Media

  • Mario Lamarque - Fin (Official Music Video) (Story Version)

  • KarFarm - Where smart shoppers buy cars! (Promo)

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Education

Class of '14

De Anza Community College

A.A. Film/TV Production
Class of '08

UC Santa Barbara

B.A. Business Economics w/Accounting Emphasis

My Gear

  • 1 Cardiod Mic
  • 1 Digital Portable Recorder
  • 128 GB SSD
  • 2 Light Reflectors
  • 2 Softbox Lights
  • 3 CF Cards
  • 3 SSDs 250 GB
  • 4 External Batteries
  • 4 Ft. Portable Jib Arm Crane
  • 4 SD Cards 32 GB
  • 7 Inch Field Monitor
  • 70-300 mm Telephoto lens
  • Black Magic Cinema Camera 4k
  • Canon 35 mm f/2.8 Prime
  • Canon 35-80 mm zoom lens
  • Canon 50 mm f/1.8 Prime
  • Canon 5D Mark II
  • Neewer 47" Track Dolly Slider
  • Neewer On Camera Flash
  • One Receiver
  • One Transmitter
  • Portable LED Camera Light
  • Rokinon 85 mm T/1.5 Prime
  • Shoulder Rig
  • Tamron 28-70 mm f/2.8 zoom
  • Tripod
  • Wireless Lavalier Microphone System

Affiliations

  • Bay Boy Film Productions
  • Charlie Lapson
  • NFHS Network
  • Ora.TV
  • Pot Luck Productions
  • Red Apollo Group
  • Red Carpet Tips
  • Right Elements Production
  • Saga Films
  • Shoreline Entertainment

Skills

  • A Little Web Design
  • Accounting
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Audacity
  • Bilingual - Cantonese
  • Budget Planning
  • CeltX
  • Color Correction
  • Customer Service
  • Da Vinci Resolve Lite
  • Distribution
  • Editing With Various Softwares
  • FileMaker Pro Database
  • Film Acquisitions
  • Final Cut Pro 7
  • Final Draft
  • Finance
  • Media Encoding and Transfer
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Oracle Siebel Management
  • Photography and Cinematography
  • Research
  • Sales Representative
  • Scheduling
  • Screenwriting
  • Script Coverage
  • Sony Vegas
  • Vendavo Pricing System