Summary

I am an award-winning filmmaker who produces and edits short form content for narrative, documentary, and branded video. I am based in NYC but available as a local LA hire.

Credits

8/13 – Current

Preditor Freelance

Internet — Think/Feel Details
8/13 – Current

-Producer for non-profit/advocacy video projects. -Provided direction through researching, writing scripts, casting, interviewing and camera direction. -Oversaw all areas of project management including scheduling, budgeting, client relations, contracts, and staffing. -Managed post delivery, cut videos.

8/15 – 2/16

Preditor Black Girl Magic

Essence Magazine — Internet — ESSENCE Magazine Online Details
8/15 – 2/16

• Hired to direct docu-series “Black Girl Magic” NYC, for Essence.com about the lives of African-American girls. • Wrote shooting script, designed scenes, liaised with talent, hired and collaborative team. Edited and delivered four docu-shorts, released online.

6/15 – 1/16

Producer Collective:unconscious

Film (Theatrical) Details
6/15 – 1/16

• A producer on short film “Everybody Dies” for the feature film “Collective: Unconscious”. • Worked with director on creative script notes and project development. • Brought on key crew for production and post team, secured locations, managed casting sessions.

6/15 – 7/15

Preditor California Drought

Fusion Media — Internet Details
6/15 – 7/15

• Hired to story edit a five-part video series on the California drought. • Assessed strongest material from interviews and b-roll, created a narrative-driven edit for each story. • Assembled first edits, wrote voiceover narration to build transitions for story progression. • First video released in the series received 50,000 YouTube views.

7/14 – 12/14

Story Producer Rebel Music 2

MTV — Reality/Doc (TV) — MTV Networks (Viacom) Details
7/14 – 12/14

• Researched, pitched, sourced, and edited storylines for youth activism documentaries in Turkey, Venezuela, Senegal, and Myanmar for the doc web series, “Rebel Music II”. • Scouted talent and helped to build team of researchers, creatives, and collaborators for production and post. • Worked with directors and editors to draft most effective dramatic stories out of material. • First video released in the series, Turkey: Flowers of Gezi Park earned over 2 million YouTube views

1/13 – 7/13

Associate Producer Python

Film (Theatrical) — Phoenix Media Group Details
1/13 – 7/13

Researched subjects, secured interviews with state protection agencies officials, and managed production for documentary shooting in Florida Everglades National Park. Transcribed footage, media and post-production management.

6/13 – 6/13

Assistant Editor (FCP) Original Love

Film (Theatrical) — More is More, LLC Details
6/13 – 6/13

Syncing audio files, organizing media, creating sequence string-outs

5/13 – 5/13

Digital Imaging Technician (DIT) (Assistant Editor) Glamour Girls

Sizzle Reel — Live / Special Event (TV) — Phoenix Media Group Details
5/13 – 5/13

Media Management. Transcoding media of various codecs, audio syncing, creating string-outs, assembling rough cuts, incorporating client feedback, incorporating Photoshop stills and motion graphic files, rendering and posting final deliverables.

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Education

Class of '12

Columbia University

MFA

Skills

  • Blogging
  • Creative Writing
  • Documentaries
  • Editing
  • Film
  • Producer
  • Producing
  • Screenwriting
  • Short Films
  • Video Editing
  • Video Production
  • Videography
  • Writing