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 C100 Mark 2, Canon 7D, Zeiss 50mm f1.4, Sigma 18-35mm f1.8, 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, Zoom H4N Pro Audio Recorder, Final Cut Pro, Final Cut X, Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop editing software, iMac desktop w/ 4k monitor.

 

Awards/Nominations

2018

Simple Things (short) Winner, Best Actor (Ryan Munzert) @ Atlantic City Cinefest

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

2018 - Simple Things, short film, approx. 18 mins.

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

2018 - Visual Content Creator, social media marketing manager and director

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, Manhattan 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