Resume


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Video Producer - Texas State University

2014 - Present

— Office of University Marketing at a public institution in Texas enrolling 38,000+ students

 

•  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

 

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)

2009 - Present


 

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