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FILM, TELEVISION, SPORTS & COMMERCIAL EXPERIENCE

Production Booth Crew Member - Oct. 2022 - June 2023

Youngstown Phantoms - Unites States Hockey League (Tier 1, USHL) - HockeyTV Broadcast

2023 CLARK CUP CHAMPIONSHIP WINNERS

Camera Operator. Live Fascia LED switching. Replay recording and period recap playback.

Game day Operations Director Deven Fickes 

 

Sports Videographer - Aug. 2022 - July 2023

Yellow Hat Video - Youtube TV

Livestream, replay, recording, scoreboard and camera operation. 

Southern California High School Football & Volleyball. USC, UCLA & LMU mens Lacrosse. 

Producer Bruce Thew

 

Boom Operator - Recordist, Man Bun - Commercial - Oct. 2021
Carmel Movie Company - Newsmax
Microphone placement for interior dialogue, recording, wireless lavalier placement, sound design.

Director Lawrence Roeck

Camera Operator - Technical Director - Director, The Grind of Life - Multi-cam Sitcom - 2019 - 2020

Torrance Community Television TCtv - Channel 36 Frontier Communications
Camera set-up, calling shots, directing actors, camera switching using a TriCaster.

Showrunner Dennis Kwong, Producer Priscilla Kandele

 

Colorist, Too Faded - Pilot TV Series - Nov. 2018

Black Tiger Films

Post-production color correction using DaVinci Resolve.

Director John R. Powell

Writer - Director - Producer - Editor, Cops or Robbers - Short Film - Jan. 2017 - July 2018

NO LABEL PRODUCTIONS

BEST COMEDY WINNER FOR THE ARTS & HEARTS FILM FESTIVAL 

Writing original screenplay, casting, hiring production crew, and scouting locations. Directing principle photography and finalizing SAG|AFTRA and non-union production paperwork. Editing, color correction, sound design, credits, and time coded subtitles.

Director of Photography Chris Warren, 1st A.D. Ron Ridenour 

Producer - Production Accountant, The Chat Cafe - Cable Talk Show - March 2008 - April 2009

FIERCEMEDIA - Channel 956 UK Sky Comcast Communications

Queuing commercials, video mixing, editing, voice over, camera setup, electrical, and grip. Prepare monthly budgets, cost reports, talent schedules, wire transfers, currency exchanges, petty cash distribution, and non-union payroll. File year-end depreciation schedule, 1099, federal income tax form 1120 C and California state income tax form 100 C. 

Director Mark Tierney

Chief Financial Officer - Production Accountant      January 2007 - January 2008

TREEFROG CINEGRAPHIX 

Develop pitch presentations, video editing, graphic design, and schedule meetings with potential clients. Prepare monthly budgets, cost reports, and non-union payroll. File federal income tax form 1120S, Schedule K-1 and Florida state income tax form F-1120A.  

Production Accountant, Unconscious - Feature Film - March 2005

Helios Productions

Budget vs. actual comparison, accounts payable, location account money transfers, tax incentive filing.

Director Brad Wigor, 1st A.D. Michael Finn

Accounting Assistant, Altered - Feature Film - Jan. 2005

Haxan Films / Rogue Pictures

Vendor entry, bank deposits, purchase orders, credit card reconciliation, SAG & non-union payroll.

Director Eduardo Sanchez, Producers Greg Hale & Matt Compton  

​Accounting Assistant, The Way Back Home - Feature Film - Oct. 2004
Back Home Productions
Vendor entry, bank deposits, purchase orders, credit card reconciliation, SAG, DGA & non-union payroll.

Director Reza Badiyi, UPM Paul Sirmons, Accountant Sherry Sirmons

Boom Operator, Life-to-Go - Short Film - Sept. 2004
Candle Fish Pictures
Microphone placement for interior and exterior dialogue, wireless lavalier placement, timecode synch.

Director Erin Kitzinger

Boom Operator, Stephen King’s Popsy - Short Film - Aug. 2004
Velvet Iguana Pictures
Microphone placement for interior, exterior and sound stage dialogue (Universal Studios), wireless lavalier placement and utility.

Director Brian Haynes, Executive Producer Ralph Clemente, Writer Stephen King

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION WORK EXPERIENCE

Assistant Administrator of Residuals Processing - June 2017 - June 2021

DIRECTORS GUILD OF AMERICA, DGA 

Overseeing the residuals processing department at the DGA. Quality assurance, problem solving, database updates, electronic residual payment reconciliation. Generating and forwarding weekly residual statements to Director members totaling over 480 million dollars annually. Adhering to the Basic Agreement and Freelance Live and Tape Television Agreement. Research, auditing and reporting residuals payment history to executives for contract negotiations with the AMPTP.  Lead architect for newly developed and implemented payment processing application, Affinity.         

 

Manager of Residuals Processing - Jan. 2015 - June 2017

DIRECTORS GUILD OF AMERICA

Worked closely with MIS to improve data transfer between residual payers and the DGA. Roll out technical upgrades to existing payment processing application software. Promotion granted from increased residual processing speed and accuracy.   

 

Lead Residuals Processor - Jan 2012 - Dec. 2014

DIRECTORS GUILD OF AMERICA

Interviewing, hiring and training residual processors. Increased output using excel generated formulas and macros. Promotion granted from implementing a streamlined payment process and optimizing the general department workflow.  

 

Residuals Processor - June 2009 - Dec. 2011

DIRECTORS GUILD OF AMERICA

Interpreting residual payer reports, creating payment records, forwarding statements and checks to members. Audited and requested updated reports from residual payers. Residual payers include 20th Century Fox, ABC/Disney, Amazon, CBS, Cast & Crew, Entertainment Partners, Exactuals, HBO, Lionsgate, Miramax, Netflix, NBC/Universal, Showtime, Viacom, Warner Bros. Promotion granted from implementing new processing techniques and auditing. 

Chief Financial Officer - Production Accountant - Jan. 2007 - Jan. 2008

TREEFROG CINEGRAPHIX 

Develop pitch presentations, video editing, graphic design, and schedule meetings with potential clients. Prepare monthly budgets, cost reports, and non-union payroll. File federal income tax form 1120 S, Schedule K-1 and Florida state income tax form F-1120 A.  

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration B.S.BA. - May 2007

Accounting, Business Law, Economics, Finance, International Business, Marketing, Management & Tax.

Developing business plans, analyzing financial and economic markets, implementing management and marketing strategies, reporting individual and corporate income tax. 

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA, Orlando, Florida

 

Associate of Science in Film Production Technology - A.S. May 2005

Accounting, Budgeting, Camera Operation, Electric, Editing, Feature Film Production, Sound Recording.

Acquired hands-on technical experience from industry professionals, developed skills within various crew departments, analyzed schedules, budgets, call sheets, and productions reports.
VALENCIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Orlando, Florida

ADDITIONAL JOB TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS

-Safe Sets COVID-19 Level A Certification program - Aug. 2022

-P.A. Bootcamp www.pabootcamp.com Attendee - March 2021

-Youngstown Film Festival Executive Producer - September 2019

-Radio and set etiquette, lockups, call outs, daily & nightly duties
-Familiar with all production office and on-set paperwork
-Familiar with The Safe Way Forward Covid protocols

-The Impact of Francis Ford Coppola on the Next Generation DGA event Usher - March 2011

-Cine Gear Expo Universal Studios Backlot Event Crew - June 2008 

-Malibu Film Festival Coordinator - March 2008

Technical Theatre Certificate - May 2004

VALENCIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Orlando, Florida

ADDITIONAL SKILLS AND EXPERTISE

-Expert of Final Cut Pro, DaVinci Resolve, Microsoft Office, FileMaker, Dropbox

-Distinguished presentation and negotiation skills

-Eminent leadership and management

-Exceptional planning and organizational skills

-Superior financial skills and ability to produce on a budget

-Manual Q/A software testing

-Personal investment, retirement planning, and taxation advisor

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