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Mike Handschin

Filmmaker, Journalist and Content Creator

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationSwitzerland
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  • ProfessionsDirector - Film - Editor - Film - Freelance Journalist

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About me

A self-starting, ambitious Mass Communications major with great communications skills and a willingness to go the extra mile. Artistically and creatively inclined, with expertise in telling stories through video, graphic design, music, and writing.

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Skills

  • Dslr Videography
  • Journalism
  • Documentaries
  • Storytelling
  • Writing
  • Adobe Editing
  • Directing
  • Creative Arts
  • Filmmaking
  • Aesthetic Vision

Work history

Currently

Director - Film

VISUAL POETRY

Jun 2016
  • Switzerland
  • Freelance
  • A slice of life short film series depicting various moments, topics, and issues that humans experience throughout their lives. Reviews: "Absolutely stunning" Joachim Heinrich, composer "The visuals and editing portray so much emotion" Danny River, Content Creator "Very emotional" JG Prods, video production "Powerful words and a visually breathtaking film. Excellent!" MotionBoatFilms, Film production company

2017

Freelance Journalist

Women's Federation for World Peace

Feb 2017 - May 2017
  • Geneva, Switzerland
  • Freelance
  • Wrote and published several articles on the annual Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland

2015

Videographer, Photographer/Reporter

Universal Peace Federation

May 2015 - Jul 2015
  • Geneva, Switzerland
  • Internship
  • - Interned at the UN in Geneva - Wrote weekly reports on events. - Videographer and photographer for numerous events. - Supervised the post-production process, including editing, dubbing and color correction.

2016

Journalist

The Scribe - University of Bridgeport Student Newspaper

Jan 2015 - May 2016
  • Bridgeport, CT, USA
  • Freelance
  • Written and published numerous news articles and essays

2016

Video Editor/Director/Advertisement

Committee on Teaching About the United Nations (CTAUN)

Aug 2014 - May 2016
  • New York, United States
  • Freelance
  • - Worked closely with CTAUN president - Interviewed members of the organization and directed short introduction video which was played at the yearly CTAUN conference at the - United Nations Headquarters in New York - Participated at the CTAUN conferences in 2015 and 2016, as a videographer and reporter

2017

Marketing and Advertising Manager

Hanshin-Imports

May 2014 - Jul 2017
  • Switzerland
  • Full Time
  • - Designed websites, and created website content. - Designed advertisement in various forms - video commercials, posters, banners, icons, and sound recordings. - Social Media Marketing on numerous platforms - Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, Snapchat, and Youtube.

Education

Currently

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Journalism and Mass Communication

University of Bridgeport

Aug 2013
  • Bridgeport, CT, USA
  • - 3.8 GPA - Summa Cum Laude - Member of Lambda Pi Eta - Minors: Journalism, Modern Languages and Literature & Civilizations - Relevant courses: TV/News/Broadcast, screenwriting, publicity methods and advertisement courses, film and television production, video editing, news writing and investigative journalism - Public Speaking classes - Art of Acting Workshops in NYC

Awards

2016

Summa Cum Laude

University of Bridgeport

  • 3.8 GPA