Resume


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Freelance Filmmaker

  • Hired in the role of Director, Producer, Writer, Editor, Cinematographer, and AD

  • Select clients: Turner, GSD&M, Sony Television and The Learning Channel (TLC)

  • Over 10 years of experience editing; Proficient in Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Avid

  • Over 10 years of experience in digital cinema cameras including Canon and Sony

  • Exceptional time management and project management skills

  • Thrives in a collaborative atmosphere; Fully capable of independently producing high quality work

  • Deep understanding of Brand and Strategy

2009 - Present

 

Video Producer - University of New Orleans

  • Hired to create visual storytelling brand and workflow for video and photography 

  • Produce, direct, film and edit brand videos for media buys and social media channels    

  • Create monthly alumni engagement video with the University President

  • Staff photographer for all headshots and web and social content

  • Implemented project management and social media management tools into department

2019 - Present

 

Video Producer - Texas State University

  • Promoted from Digital Video Specialist in 2015

  • Produce, direct, film and edit brand videos for web, TV, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

  • Developed the visual storytelling style for the Texas State University brand 

  • Produce broadcast commercials for NCAA televised events

  • Work in an in-house marketing agency, collaborating with directors, social media team, graphic designers and writers

  • Work closely with a number of university wide clients including the President’s office

  • Manage all video projects from concept through production and to client delivery

  • Increase productivity through project management tools and DAM workflow

  • Proficient in editing within Adobe Premiere, Final Cut and AVID; working knowledge of AE

  • Proficient with professional digital cinema cameras, stabilizers, and wireless microphones 

  • Experienced in lighting and filming within a studio setting, as well as in the field

  • Experienced in lifestyle, sports, and campus landscape photography

2014 - 2019

 

Producer / Director - Giant Step Films

2012 - 2018

  • Produced, directed, filmed and edited short and long form documentaries

  • Created investment proposals to secure funding for various projects

  • Created and oversaw budgets to ensure all projects were completed on budget and time

  • Built relationships with and managed vendors during all aspects of production

  • Managed client and vendor communications


EDUCATION

MFA Film and Television  |  Savannah College of Art and Design  |  Savannah, Georgia  |  2011

BS English  |  Troy University  |  Dothan, Alabama  |  2008


SELECT AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

2019 Best of Fest  |  South Texas Underground Film Festival

2019 Gold CASE Award  |  The Council for Advancement and Support of Education

2018 Finalist  |  Lost River Film Festival

2018 NCAA Nationally Televised Commercial  |  Texas State University

2017 NCAA Nationally Televised Commercial  |  Texas State University

2016 NCAA Nationally Televised Commercial  |  Texas State University

2015 Bronze CASE Award  |  The Council for Advancement and Support of Education

2012 Golden Ace Award  |  Las Vegas Film Festival

2012 Best Drama & Alabama Award  |  Montgomery Film Festival

2012 Finalist  |  USA Film Festival

2009 Directors Award  |  Montgomery Film Festival


SELECT SCREENINGS AND INVITATION

2020 Michigan State University Latinx Film Festival  |  East Lansing, Michigan (invited)

2012 Cannes Film Festival — Short Film Corner  |  Cannes, France

2012 Charleston International Film Festival  |  Charleston, South Carolina

2012 Red Rock Film Festival  |  Cedar City, Utah 

2012 Louisville's International Festival of Film  |  Louisville, Kentucky

2012 Manhattan Film Festival  |  New York City, New York


FILM JUROR

2018 Macon Film Festival  |  Documentary Features  |  Macon, Georgia

2017 Macon Film Festival  |  Narrative Features  |  Macon, Georgia

2016 Macon Film Festival  |  Narrative Features  |  Macon, Georgia


INTERNSHIPS

2011 Teaching Internship  |  Savannah College of Art and Design

2011 Video Director Internship  |  Savannah Ocean Exchange in partnership with National Geographic