As Art Director of Dissolve's exclusive content, I was responsible for shaping and curating all exclusive content in Dissolve's stock footage collection. I did the following: - discover and recruit filmmakers - curate exclusive content acquired from filmmakers - offer tips and guidance to filmmakers based on industry knowledge via regular shooting briefs - art direct film shoots to produce commercial high-quality footage - negotiate contracts and footage licensing - work with Marketing to establish the best path for each individual filmmaker and their content
Before switching roles to Art Director at Dissolve, I was a video editor for the company. Duties included the following: - combed through terabytes of raw footage to find and edit authentic, commercially viable moments - edited together creative reels for marketing purposes - wrote critical feedback for filmmakers to learn and grow in their skills
I worked as the Production Coordinator at Vancouver's Nerd Corps Entertainment (now known as DHX Media). My duties included the following: - coordinated voice recording sessions - created and negotiated contracts for actors and studios - coordinated closed captioning on episodes - assisted with post-production.
I worked as an executive assistant to the Academy Award-winning producer Adam Schroeder. Duties included the following: - read screenplays and gave feedback on potential movies - researched trends in modern tv/movies - day-to-day administrative duties including flight, hotel, and all calendar bookings
Studied for a year in general film studies that included screenwriting, producing, cinematography, directing, editing, film history.
Received my bachelors degree in communication and media studies, taking a year off to attend the Los Angeles Film Studies Center