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Resume

When I’m not sleeping, I’ve been doing this.

 

EDUCATION

RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

FULL SPECTRUM FEATURES - IMPACT PRODUCER (Consultant) 2019

  • Develop and execute social impact campaigns for shorts, features, and webseries produced by the organization.

  • Manage the distribution of the organization’s titles within film festivals, educational institutions, and community organization.

ABELCINE TECH INC. – CHICAGO BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST, 2015 - 2018

• Engage regional filmmakers through educational, networking, and experiential in-house and community events.
• Lead the execution of a “lead queue” project developed to gather information about potential clients and create a point of contact.
• Created and executed logistics/programming for an annual camera technology tradeshow, which attracted 1,000+ industry professionals.

ABELCINE TECH INC. – CHICAGO BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST, 2015 - 2018

• Engage regional filmmakers through educational, networking, and experiential in-house and community events.
• Lead the execution of a “lead queue” project developed to gather information about potential clients and create a point of contact.
• Created and executed logistics/programming for an annual camera technology tradeshow, which attracted 1,000+ industry professionals.

2014 MUNICIPAL ELECTION MAYORAL CAMPAIGN MANAGER, 2014

• Created, managed, maintained candidate brand and identity.
• Managed hiring staff and organizing 100+ volunteers, overseeing the execution of numerous awareness initiatives over campaign period.
• Managed relations with local and national news outlets.
• Strategically budgeted to reach maximum ROI under federally regulated spending limits.
• Researched and collaborated on positions regarding local policy issues.

DOWNTOWN WINDSOR BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION SPECIAL EVENTS & MARKETING COORDINATOR, 2012-2015

• Organized and executed large festivals, including FEO Top 100 Balloonapalooza, Winter Fest and Fiesta Latina Windsor.
• Recruited and managed 200+ volunteers for the execution of festivals and events.
• Organized and executed the application to multiple grants and award applications including Celebrate Ontario; Festival and Events Ontario; Ontario Tourism Event Marketing Partnership Program; City of Windsor’s Arts, Culture & Heritage Fund; International Downtown Association’s Merit Awards.
• Produced and distributed numerous media advisories, press releases, and organized press conferences.

CREDITS

PRODUCER

  • The Last Yugoslavs (Feature Documentary) - Dir. Svjetlana Oppen (Production Summer 2018 - Currently in post)

  • All the flowers that cut through the earth (Featurette) - Dir. Ward Crockett (Production Summer 2017 - Currently in post)

PRODUCTION MANAGER

  • Inferno (TV Pilot) - Dir. Wendy Roderweiss (Summer 2019)

  • Loteria (Feature Film proof of concept) - Dir. Emily Esperanza Prod Co. Full Spectrum Features (Spring 2019)

  • Good Mothers (Short Fiction) - Dir. Wendy Mateo (Fall 2018)

  • Rear View (Short Fiction) - Dir. Steven Kniss (Fall 2018)

  • Bud and Ron (TV Episode for CBC) - Dir. Kim Nelson (Spring 2018)

  • Her Story (Short Fiction) - Dir. Eagle Liao (Spring 2018)

  • Eye Doctor of Death (VR Short Fiction) - Dir. B Rich (Summer 2017)

  • Funeral For a Bird (Short Fiction) - Dir. Zoe Lubeck (Summer 2017)

OTHER CREDITS

  • Associate Producer

    • Brooks Institute Annual Summit (Short Documentary - Prod Co. Digital Alliance (Spring 2019)

  • Director

  • Grip

    • On Girls (Short Fiction) - Dir. Kim Nelson (Summer 2015)

TRAINING

ASSOCIATIONS