Associate Producer at Bruk Out! A Dancehall Queen Documentary
Media Production | Greater Los Angeles Area, US
2015 - Present
Office Production Assistant / Gurney Productions
Performing in-office assistance to busy reality TV production company. Development, pre-production, production, post-production & finishing are all performed in-house
2015 - Present
Executive Assistant / Hybrid Cinema
Assisting award-winning filmmaker, author and marketing/distribution strategist, Jon Reiss with day to day tasks including social media management, research, data entry, fielding emails, website maintenance & more.
2014 - Present
Associate Producer / Bruk Out! A Dancehall Queen Documentary
Applying for grant funding, promoting Kickstarter campaign, assisting Director and Producer with any necessary tasks, etc. Documentary feature about "dancehall," a controversial and provocative dance style, originating in Jamaica, empowering women worldwide.
2014 - Present
Production Assistant / Freelance Film Production
Acting as on-set production aid on various commercials, music videos, TV, web series, films, etc. in the Los Angeles area. Past company credits include ABC, College Humor, Partizan Entertainment, Scratch Creative, Humble TV, etc.
2012 - Present
Associate Producer / Sex and Broadcasting
Aiding with and coordinating post-production logistics including working on Kickstarter campaign, applying for grants, submitting to film festivals, organizing releases & social media management. Documentary feature centered on New Jersey freeform radio station, WFMU. Premiered at DOC NYC 2014.
Executive Assistant/Associate Producer / United Notions Film
Managing the web presence/social media of all upcoming films, assisting in all stages of production needs including grant applications, research, rough cut feedback, web content, design and more. Current projects include COCAINE PRISON (Sundance, MacArthur Fund), THE BOLIVIAN CASE (Screen Australia, NRK) & BIOHACKERS (Screen Queensland).
Office Temp/Production Assistant / Partizan
Filling in for staff positions including Office PA, Receptionist & Assistant to General Manager/CFO; performed general office duties including heavy phones, filing & organizing; compiling related logs & spreadsheets; aiding commercial & music video productions in office & on-set.
Producing Intern / Partizan
Direct intern to assistant to the general manager, performing office-based administrative tasks including filing, organizing, compiling spreadsheets, research and daily errands. Additionally assisting the office manager with day to day tasks and PA'ing on-set of various music videos & commercials.
Video Editor/Producer / Emerson College
Editing faculty, student & alumni interviews, as well as promotional & educational videos, for the Emerson College website. Conceptualizing video ideas, coordinating shoots with team of videographers, organizing & labeling footage, overseeing production process from start to finish.
TV Intern / Futuro Media Group
Intern for the upcoming PBS TV Series, "America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa," aiding in all stages of production. Duties include story research/development, production meeting notes, file management, pre-shoot preparations, daily errands, etc.
Intern/Production Assistant / Perpetual Projects
Aiding the production team in a variety of tasks including research, file management, transcribing, grant applications, daily errands & on-set PA'ing. Projects included God Knows Where I Am and Lovesick.
Intern/Production Assistant / kNow Productions
Working closely with the production manager in the pre-production, post-production & distribution of meaningful documentary films. Duties include footage transcription, submitting to grants/festivals, graphic design & website maintenance. Projects included Dancing in Jaffa (Tribeca Film Festival 2013) & Web Junkie (Sundance Film Festival 2014).
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Activities: Emerson Independent Video, Gauge Magazine, WECB, National Broadcasting Society
Smithtown High School West
High School Diploma
Activities: Media Arts Honor Society, Multicultural Club, Italian Honor Society, National Honor Society