Education

The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA - Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film (BFA)

  

 Core Qualifications

• Final Cut Pro, Final Cut X, Final Draft, Adobe Audition, Adobe Premiere, Pro Tools, Photoshop, DVD Studio Pro & Compressor
• RED camera and Digital SLRs
• Shooting/loading/cutting/editing 16mm
• Sound recording, design and editing

• Storyboarding/accomplished illustrator/artist/actor
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Answering and rolling calls
• Scheduling travel

• Union relations
• Speaking with producers, managers and agents
• Reading scripts and script coverage
• Excellent communication and listening skills

 

Equipment

I OWN THE FOLLOWING EQUIPMENT: Canon 7D, Zeiss 50mm f1.4, Canon 28-135mm, Nikon 24mm f2.8, Tokina 11-16mm f2.8, Manfrotto Tripod w/HDV fluid head, Lowel DP light kit, gels, diffusion, Sennheiser ME-66 shotgun microphone with boom pole and cables, Final Cut Pro, Final Cut X, Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop editing software, iMac desktop w/ 4k monitor.

 

Awards/Nominations

2016 - Natural Selection (feature) Nominated, Best Picture @ IFS Los Angeles

         - Natural Selection (feature) Winner, Best Supporting Actress (Katherine McNamara) @ IFS Los Angeles

         - Natural Selection (feature) Winner, Best Actress (Katherine McNamara) @ FirstGlance Film Festival Los Angeles

         - Natural Selection (feature) Winner, Best Drama @ FirstGlance Film Festival Los Angeles

         - Natural Selection (feature) Winner, Audience Choice Feature Film @ FirstGlance Film Festivaal Los Angeles

2015 - Natural Selection (feature) Official Selection @ Orlando Film Festival

         - Natural Selection (feature) Nominated, Best Cast @ Orlando Film Festival

         - Natural Selection (feature) Official Selection @ Hoboken Int'l Film Festival

         - Natural Selection (feature) Winner, Best Actor (Ryan Munzert) in a leading role @ Hoboken Int'l Film Festival

         - Natural Selection (feature) Nominated, Best Supporting Actor (Anthony Michael Hall) @ Hoboken Int'l Film Festival

2013 - Natural Selection (short) Official Selection at SXSW Film Festival

         - Natural Selection (short) Official Selection at New Filmmakers NYC

2012 - Moonlight, Official Selection at HollyShorts Film Festival

         - Who am I?, First Place Audience Choice Award at Tricycle's BuddhaFest

2010 - Natural Selection (short) Nominated for Best Student Short Film at the Orlando Film Festival
         - Natural Selection (short) Official Selection at the New Filmmakers LA Film Festival
2009 - Natural Selection (short) First Place at The University of the Arts Senior Film Showcase
         - Recipient of the Annie E. Sinnott Film Award
         - Recipient of the Shannon D. Moore Film Award
2008 - Rose Red, Nominated for best drama, Greater Philadelphia Student Film Festival
2007 - Myth Of The Gojira, First place Gfest Video category
2006 - 21 Seconds, Nominated Best Directing, Acting, Writing and Sound Design - Project 21 Film Festival, Philadelphia, PA
2005 - Public Service Announcement – Drug and Alcohol Abuse. Two videos. 1st and 3rd Place, Boscov's and Caron Foundation Literary Contest

 

Filmography

2016 - Natural Selection, feature length film, 110 mins

2015 - "On Me" E-Hall & Murph Official Music Video

2014 - "Real Life Not A Read Thru" SEXY HEROES Official Music Video, 4 minutes 59 seconds, video

2012 - Who Am I?, 5mins, video

         - Moonlight, 4mins 30secs, video

2009 - Natural Selection (short) 22 minutes, video
2008 - In Consequence, 13 minutes, video
2007 - Rose Red, 9 minutes, video, Myth of the Gojira, 8 minutes, video
2006 - 21 Seconds, 8 minutes, video

 

Employment

Entertainment Experience

2017 - Freelance Writer, Director, Producer, Photographer (real estate, portrait)

2016 - Personal Assistant to Actor, Anthony Michael Hall

- Assisted in story development and writing for upcoming projects

- Scheduling and running personal errands

- Office duties including copying, fax, e-mails and filing

2016 - Assistant, Stargazer films

- Coordinating and scheduling calls with managers and agents

- Story development and treatment

- Producing

2015 - Director/Writer/Producer/Storyboard Artist/Actor for NATURAL SELECTION the feature film.

- Successfully executed an 18 day shoot on schedule

- Worked closely with high caliber talent while offering direction

- Communicated effectively with a large production team

2014 - Director/Writer/Producer/Editor for the music video Real Life (Not A Read Thru) by Sexy Heroes

2013 - Director/Writer/Producer on the feature film NATURAL SELECTION

2012 - Co-producer/Storyboard Artist/Director's Assisant/Graphic Designer for the independent feature film THE SUSPECT

2010 - 2011: Assistant Manager, Hollister/Abercrombie & Fitch @ Millenia Mall, Orlando, FL

Art: Currently selling artwork in Galleries

 

Business Experience

2016 - (Oct - Present) Package deliverer for Deliv, Los Angeles, CA

         -  Sales and Marketing Representative, Charles Ritter Inc. Philadelphia, PA.

2015 - Quality Control Supervisor, Charles Ritter Inc. Philadelphia, PA

2012 - 2014 - Sales Marketing Assistant, Charles Ritter Inc. Philadelphia, PA

2010 - 2011 - Assistant Manager, Hollister Co. Orlando, FL

2010 - Sales Associate, Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Orlando, FL