Summary

I am a seasoned production professional with varied skill sets. Currently working as an Art Director and Production Designer. EMAIL: jrventress@gmail.com for Resume

Credits

7/17 – 8/17

Set Decorator Princess of the row

Film (Theatrical) — Princess of the Row Productions LLC
7/17 – 8/17
2/17 – 6/17

Production Designer (The Coroner - ID Discovery) The Coroner: I Speak for the Dead 2

INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY — Scripted (TV) — Radley Studios / Finch Productions Details
2/17 – 6/17

Run department, hire fire crew, schedule and budget, shop all sets, attend production meetings, meet needs of director and pshow runner.

12/16 – 1/17

Prop Master – Hollar.com

Commercial/Ad — Off Abbot Details
12/16 – 1/17

Shop and prop X mas themed commercial with Snow effects.

9/13 – 12/16

Line Producer Fuseli

Film (Short) — Green Leaf Pictures Details
9/13 – 12/16

Day to Day production operations

9/13 – 12/16

Producer Fuseli

Film (Short) — Green Leaf Pictures Details
9/13 – 12/16

Producer; Hire and manage all crew, equipment, responsible for maintaining budget, location management, all aspects of production from pre to post. Ongoing position.

11/15 – 12/15

Production Designer Dam Sharks!

Film (Theatrical) — Cinetel Films
11/15 – 12/15
6/14 – 2/15

Producer (Content producer) Iranian American Women's Foundation

Corporate — Griffin Film Works Details
6/14 – 2/15

Producer of digital web based content for the Iranian American Women's Foundation. This includes multi camera interviews, live event webcast and conference recording.

11/14 – 12/14

Art Director Demo Girl

LIFETIME — TV Movie/Mini — The Cartel Details
11/14 – 12/14

ULB feature art director responsibilities including, budget, scheduling, hiring crew, managing transportation, day to day crew operations, etc.

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Education

Class of '14

California State University, Los Angels

M.F.A. Television, Film and Theater
Class of '07

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

B.F.A. Film production/Film Studies
Class of '03

North Idaho College, Coeur d'Alene, ID

A.A. Theater Arts
Class of '85

I.T.T. Technical Institute

A.A.S. Electronics Technology

My Gear

  • 5D MK II
  • ADOBE CS SUITE
  • Arri SR II
  • Art Department tools and kit
  • Art Director's kit
  • Avid 6
  • Bolex
  • Cine Special II
  • FCP 7
  • Mac Pro editing station/w two 24" monitors
  • MM budgeting
  • MM Scheduling
  • Office suite
  • Power and hand tools
  • Prop kit
  • Shop space
  • Small Grip and Lighting package
  • Zoom recorder

Skills

  • 16mm cinematography
  • Adobe CC
  • Art Department
  • Art Department Coordinator
  • Art directing
  • Audio competency
  • cinematography
  • Excel
  • FCP7
  • Film teacher
  • Line Producer
  • Mac and PC competent
  • MM Budgeting
  • MM scheduling
  • Outlook
  • Photoshop
  • Premiere
  • Producing
  • Set construction
  • Word