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• BFA in Visual & Media Arts, concentration in Experimental Media Production; Psychology minor.

• 3.63 GPA, graduated cum laude • Visual & Media Arts Senator; Emerson Student Government Association. (2007-2008.) • President; Films From The Margin @ Emerson College, Boston, MA (2006-2007.)

Berklee College of Music;

• Master Certificate in Music Production & Technology (In Progress; Online)

New York Film Academy;

• Summer Film Production program @ Princeton University campus.

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E X P E R I E N C E

SCA Intern; National Park Service, WASO Interpretation & Education Office. (2011-2012.)

• Assisted in production and maintenance of video and web materials for various I&E programs & initiatives • Made equipment purchasing recommendations for several offices, including WASO/I&E and Bethune House NHS Freelance Media Artist; Film, video, audio, photo, & new media. (2007-Present.)

Customer Service & Technical Support Representative; Media Services Center, Emerson College, Boston, MA. (2005-2008.) • Delivered/maintained media equipment, such as laptops, projectors, cameras, mics, etc • Maintained a media library with thousands of film prints, VHS tapes, DVDs, vinyl records, audio cassettes, and CDs Activist / Canvasser; Working America, Falls Church, VA. (Summer 2005.)

Videographer / Producer / Editor; Falls Church Community Cable Access, Falls Church, VA. (1997-2004) Web Designer; Student Conservation Association, Rosslyn, VA. (Summer 2002.)

N O TA B L E

F R E E L A N C E

C L I E N T S

88DC / Xculture.tv / FORWARD Festival

Silver Spring, MD

Live visuals, art installations, video, tech support, blogging

(2010-Present)

Boston Underground Film Festival

Boston, MA

Technical direction / event videography

(2009-Present)

Student Conservation Association

Rosslyn, VA

Event photography

(2010)

Penn, Schoen & Berland

Washington, DC

Video editing

(2010)

PlanetPix Productions

Washington, DC

Videography, editing

(2009)

MIT Nextlab Initiative

Cambridge, MA

Videography / production / editing

(2009)

NPS @ Boston Nat’l Historic Park

Boston, MA

Videography / production / color grading / DVD authoring

(2008)

Media Modifications

Cambridge, MA

Graphic design

(2007)

T E C H N I C A L

K N O W L E D G E

Video: Apple Final Cut Studio (Final Cut Pro, Color, Motion, DVD Studio Pro,) Avid Media Composer, Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere Pro, After Effects, Encore,) Vegas Video, Color Finesse 2, Quartz Composer, Modul8, Resolume Avenue, VDMX, iMovie, iDVD

Web/Design: Adobe Creative Suite (Flash, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign,) XHTML, CSS, Wordpress, FTP, Web standards

Audio/Music: Ableton Live, Digidesign ProTools, MOTU Digital Performer, Apple Logic Pro, Apple Soundtrack Pro, Acid Pro, Waveform Editors, Max/MSP/Jitter, Pd, Reason, ReBirth, GarageBand

Office Productivity: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Pages, Keynote, Numbers, OpenOffice

Hardware: Video/16mm/still cameras, lenses & depth of field, lighting/color, mics, field and studio mixing & recording, kiosks & installations (including PA systems for live events,) projectors, steenbecks & splicers, optical printers, film stocks/preservation, lab processing & printing, (C-41, E-6, B&W), video formats/codecs, computer hardware and repair, basic electronics engineering

Operating Systems: Mac OS X, Windows 95/98/2000/XP/Vista/7, Linux

N O TA B L E

M E D I A

A R T S

C R E D I T S / E X H I B I T I O N S / P E R F O R M A N C E S

 

“Sriracha”

Live Audio/Video Performance

FORWARD Festival

Washington, DC

(2012)

“SINErgy”

Live Video Performance

MGFest Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

(2010)

“Luziden”

Interactive A/V Installation

Venues including: Space242, MFA Boston

Various

(2010)

“Death of a Nation”

35mm Feature - Production Assistant

Directed by Michael Pollak

Washington, DC

(2009)

Blasphemy

Avant Garde A/V Festival - Co-Curator

Emerson College

Boston, MA

(2008)