Resume & Demo Reel


DEMO REEL 2017


 

EDUCATION

Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY
B.A., Communications Radio/TV/Film & Interactive Media and Minor in Music, May 2013

Honors – Eagle Scout ● Fulbright US Graduate Student ● Robin Pell Emerging Filmmaker Award ● Marist College Senior Class President 2013 ● Champagnat Award for Excellence in Student Leadership ● Technical Theater Scholarship ● Dean’s List ● Senior Class Gift Committee Chair ● First Place International Community Problem Solver ● Director of Collegiate male A Capella Group ● National Residence Hall Honorary

 


 

EMPLOYMENT

THE FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY, Hyde Park, NY 2013 – Current
Senior Editor at the Pare Lorentz Center
● Editor for “Teachable Moments”, short historical videos on World War Two, The Great Depression, and the New Deal.
● Content Producer for various promotional videos for the Presidential Museum.
● Documentarian for special events and speeches given at the library and museum.

SOUND IMAGINATION, LLC., Springfield, New Jersey 2016 – Current
Video Editor
● Video editor and content producer for business representatives and advertising agencies.
● Assists with field video production shoots and in-house studio productions.

ARK MEDIA: FINDING YOUR ROOTS, Brooklyn, New York 2016 – 2017
Production Assistant/Researcher
● Researcher and PA for season 4 of the famed PBS show staring Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
● Assisted in production shoots of A-list celebrities, prop-making, office communications, and fact checking scripts.

FULBRIGHT US STUDENT PROGRAM, Hamilton, New Zealand 2015 – 2016
Filmmaker Grantee
● Collaborated with dozens independent cinemas to produce, film, and edit custom videos to enhance the atmosphere of the theaters.
● Director, producer, researcher, cinematographer, editor (overall content producer) for the independent documentary “The Reel People of New Zealand”.
● Consulted with dozens of cinema owners on how they could enhance the audience experience in their community.

THE FIVE FOOT TRAVELER, South Africa, 2014
Freelance/Expedition Partner
Content producer for various tourism videos including safari companies, wineries, and animal sanctuaries.
● Driver for duration of month long trip through roads ranging from rugged dirt roads to city crowds.
● Collaborated with CEOs and business professionals in a benevolent and helpful manner.

NBC NEWS 4 NEW YORK, 30 Rockefeller Center, New York, NY Summer 2012
Assistant/Intern for Senior Correspondent Gabe Pressman
● Performed research, social media updates, field production, and editing critiques for Gabe’s daily blogs and videos
● Produced a six minute neighborhood-profile segment featuring Astoria, Queens (http://bit.ly/VcN06O)

FUSION MEDIA, Somers, NY 2010 – 2011
Intern
● Oversaw scenic installation for Pepsi Bottling Company Leadership Convention seminar rooms and displays
● Fulfilled requests from Project Event Managers, Design Managers, Directors, Pepsi CEO, Hotel Management
● Assisted with production tasks including stage management, photography organization, lighting design and rigging, scenic construction, projection installation, guest management and hospitality, collating favors and awards

MARIST COLLEGE ADMISSIONS OFFICE, Poughkeepsie, NY 2010 – 2013
Tour Guide & Office Assistant
● Lead perspective students in tours of the campus while engaging them with enthusiasm, facts, and surefire humor
● Courteously assist councilors by managing appointments, researching information, and mailing documents

 


 

OTHER MEDIA PRODUCTION, TELEVISION, & THEATRE EXPERIENCE

MARIST COLLEGE COMMUNICATION CLASSES, Poughkeepsie, NY 2009 – 2013
● Experience in AVID editing, Adobe After Effects CS6, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, live studio production, field production, content producing, camera operator, directing, lighting, and audio design

RIVER VALLEY REPERTORY THEATRE, Poughkeepsie, NY 2010 & 2011 (Summer)
Technical Intern
● Collaboratively worked with professional equity actors, designers, directors, and managers
● Successfully and efficiently accomplished tasks regarding audio mixing, scenic construction, stage management, concession

 


 

DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION

“THE SHARED EXPERIENCE”, NY, NJ, & CT, United States of America 2014 (currently under review/submission for film festivals)
Writer, Director, Producer, all Production, all Post-Production
● Transformed a short group thesis film into a 45 minute documentary on the digital conversion in small-town cinemas
● Independently promoted and executed an Indigogo Campaign during the summer of 2013 to pay for a small camera crew and travel needs

“THE REEL PEOPLE OF NEW ZEALAND”, Hamilton, New Zealand 2015 (currently under review/post-production)
Writer, Director, Producer, all Production, all Post-Production
● Collaborated with Fulbright New Zealand, www.cinemasofnz.info, and the University of Waikato
● Conceptualized and produced a 30 minute documentary showcasing the resilience and dedication of cinema managers, projectionist, and volunteers across New Zealand

“THE MILKMAN’S PARADOX”, Rotorua, New Zealand 2015 (currently under review)
After Effects Graphic Designer
● Collaborated with director to edit three scenes highlighting multiple newspaper headlines
● Occasionally assisted editor with technical guidance and graphic suggestions

“9 OLD MEN”: In Production