Summary

A Michigan State University experienced in both film/TV production, as well as screenwriting. Pursuing a position that brings me more into the writing realm of media.

Credits

8/18 – Current

Development Assistant – Kinetic Content

Details
8/18 – Current

•Coordinated with major networks including Lifetime, TLC, USA, Discovery, A&E, and several others in the organizing of pitching new shows, as well as updating parties on the current state of development existing projects were in •Pitched potential unscripted/scripted properties to the development executives and coordinators through the creation of one sheets, decks, and sizzle reels •Researched the current climate of the unscripted industry and used that information to better understand possible network placements, as well as what direction to take a show based on unique network needs •Scheduled executives’ meetings and pitches, as well as rolled calls and organized call logs

1/15 – 5/18

Director Theatre2Film

Film (Theatrical) — Theatre2Film, Media Sandbox Details
1/15 – 5/18

•Combined the talents of a team of fellow directors in planning out the pre-production and principal photography of a feature film •Learned and taught the complex steps apart of the pre-production process, including storyboarding, troubleshooting, and casting •Directed every Theatre2Film venture during my time at the university, including the feature films, (313) Choices, Sorta Late, Stay With Me, and Crandie’s. •Premiered each film at the Traverse City Film Festival, founded by filmmaker Michael Moore, and accepted into festivals including the Miami Independent Film Festival, East Lansing Film Festival, and the Capital City Film Festival

5/17 – 7/17

Development Intern – Hutch Parker Entertainment

Details
5/17 – 7/17

•Read, reviewed, and covered solicited scripts, articles, books, comic books, and short films in the pursuit of finding a potential film property for Hutch Parker Entertainment and 20th Century Fox •Pitched potential film properties to the executives of Hutch Parker Entertainment on why that material should or should not be produced •Researched the current climate of the film industry, as well as the possible projects themselves, to better understand their place in the industry and if they were the right fit for the Hutch Parker Entertainment and 20th Century Fox brand •Handled heavy call volume/rolled calls, assisted executives with miscellaneous tasks and scheduling, and prepared meetings and conference calls for executives and visiting talent

4/16 – 5/17

Director – DETxMSU

Details
4/16 – 5/17

•Directed a documentary series following nonprofits, city government, and the housing crisis in both the city of Detroit and Wayne County •Created a production call sheet and schedule breakdown that identified all shooting times, location changes, and individual scene setups to ensure timely completion of tasks •Managed a film crew and 57 MSU interns over three months, as well as provided daily updates to faculty leaders to keep them informed on production progress •Recorded and catalogued hundreds of hours of footage and edited it to create six short documentaries and one feature length film

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