Bachelors of Arts, Film-Video August 2012-December 2015 Pennsylvania State University
Dean’s List Recipient, 4 consecutive semesters
Tribeca Film Festival, New York, NY March 2016 – Present
Responsible for screening flow and organization. Work with crew members during screenings to prepare and prep for each film.
Nhere App, Pittsburgh, PA March 2016 – Present Freelance Videographer
Head of camera and editing departments. Responsible for on the street and in house interviews, promotional videos, and filming Pittsburgh events to promote the start up company.
Pics by Chicks Photography, Pittsburgh, PA March 2016 – Present Photographer’s Assistant
Responsible for scheduling head photographer’s schedule, company’s budget, and assisting during photo shoots. Created promotional videos that included interviews, video of shoots, and client testimonial’s to help promote the company.
Fixed Point Films, Los Angeles, CA June 2015 – Aug 2015
Creative Development Intern
Responsible for writing script coverage for pre-production. Presented coverage at development meetings. Researched and developed presentations for film backer and contributor meetings. Managed social media campaigns and website development.
Martin Chase Productions, Los Angeles, CA Jan 2015 – May 2015
Script Coverage Intern
Successfully completed script coverage from assigned projects.
PBS- WQED “iQ:smartparent”, Pittsburgh, PA May 2015 – Aug. 2015
Production and Editing Intern
Filmed, produced, and edited promotional videos for WQED-Multimedia production of iQ:smartparent. Filmed and produced videos for WQED 60th Anniversary. Performed Production Assistant duties. Created promotional after the show videos of past episodes for iQ:smartparent.
Steeltown Film Factory, Pittsburgh, PA June 2015 – Aug. 2015
Production, Editing, and Marketing Intern
Edited short films for Pittsburgh Film Festival and Steeltown. Performed Production Assistant duties. Managed social media campaigns.
PBS-WQED “SCIENTASTIC!”, Pittsburgh, PA June 2013
Assisted sound and light operators. Worked on set design. Prepared actors for scenes. Supervised craft services table. Ran errands for writers, directors, and cinematographers. Created and produced a mini-documentary about the show’s creation and creators.
Winner of two Mid-Atlantic Emmys: Best Overall and Best Score.
Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Pittsburgh, PA May 2013 – July 2013
Production and Editing Assistant
Assisted producer with shot list. Served as Assistant Editor on the production. Worked with director to complete project on time. Worked with cinematographer to establish actor placement. Assisted lighting operators.
Samuel D. Abrams and Lillian K. Abrams Senior Film Endowment Fund
Fund developed by producer, Gerald W. Abrams, Penn State University Graduate
Adobe Creative Suite; Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop
Avid Editing Software
Final Cut 7 & 10
Movie Magic Software; Scheduling and Budgeting
Penn State Homecoming Production Director Nov. 2014 – Nov. 2015
Supervised production captains. Wrote Homecoming event scripts. Documented all Homecoming Events. Responsible for developing and producing creative videos to use as promotion tools and enhance Homecoming events, including the promotion of the Grand Marshal, Keegan-Michael Key.
Penn State Dance Marathon Entertainment Captain Sept. 2014 – March 2015
Produced all internal communication and promotional videos created and shown both during THON Weekend and throughout the year.