Experience

2nd Assistant Camera, Feature Film

Syracuse, NY | August 2018

Managed lens and media changes, slated takes, and provided additional support to the camera department of The Shed, produced by Peter Block.

Production Assistant, Group Nine Media

Syracuse, NY | June 2018

Secured locations and appearance release forms, made runs, and ran B cam for “Check in and Check Out: Syracuse,” a travel video produced by Thrillist, sponsored by Hilton Hotels.

Grip & Electric Intern, Feature Film

Liverpool NY | December 2017

Worked directly with the Rigging and Dolly Grip team on the feature film Banana Split produced by the production company American High  ·  Constructed frames of up to 20’x20’ with diffusion, bounce, and solid screens  ·  assembled JL Fisher Dolly Tracks  ·  Assisted with the setting up and deconstructing of each location and set used during production

Instructional Associate, Directing Course

Syracuse, NY | Spring 2017 

Led in-class equipment demonstrations for a Directing course with Professor Joseph Comstock  ·  Taught basic 3 point lighting, the Canon C100 mk II, Rokinon Cinema Lenses, Camera sliders, shoulder mounts, and jibs  ·  Assisted with in-class screenings.

Unit Production Manager, Graduate Thesis Feature Film

Syracuse, NY | Spring 2017

Organized the catering and transport for a cast and crew of 25-30 people working on the feature film, “Scarlet Winter”  ·  Set up craft service table ·  Secured location contracts with home and business owners · Assisted in the set up and tear down of set · Coordinated with talent in order to make sure all their needs were met

President, Ottonomous Productions

Syracuse, NY | Spring 2016-Spring 2017

Led the six departments of SU’s short film production club · Increased content release through “Behind the Scenes” videos for upcoming projects ·  Managed group’s budget · Designed and Produced the Filmmaker’s Handbook, A Collaborative Guide to Filmmaking  · Implemented the use of Casper Pre-Production Spreadsheets · Created promotional pieces for club events and activities

CAGE Specialist, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications

Syracuse, NY | Winter 2017-Present

Inspects broadcast, film, and photography equipment before and after it is rented out to Newhouse students · Gives workshops on how to properly use and care for equipment · Provides troubleshooting for camera, lighting, and computer systems

Director/Director of Photography/Producer, True Love

Syracuse, NY | Fall 2017

Wrote, developed blocking, and designed shot list for local band Sky Club’s True Love music video · Operated glidecam throughout performance and fight scene · Set up lighting and utilized multiple color temperatures to enhance visual appeal · Found, contacted and managed actors and shooting locations · Organized call times for cast and crew and ran set

Producer/Director of Photography, Overcome

Syracuse, NY | Spring 2017

Ottonomous Production involving 8 locations and 33 short scenes · Coordinated cast and crew of 12 people · Instructed inexperienced crew members on how to run their position · Coordinated practical and special effects with art director

Producer, A Bump in the Night

Syracuse, NY | Spring 2017

Secured location releases Managed and sent out call sheets Managed transport of cast and crew for the Sophomore Thesis film by Aja and Kaelan Selbach

Director of Photography, Blackout

Syracuse, NY | Spring 2017

Utilized a car as a dolly in this 13-minute student film for the class Sight, Sound, and Motion 

Media Specialist, Camp Towanda

Honesdale, PA | Summer 2017

Photographed and captured video of daily camp activities · Edited a 15 minute weekly highlight reel · Used adobe illustrator and after effects to create original motion graphics for weekly films · Recorded live performances · Worked collaboratively with social media team to shoot content that encapsulated Camp’s branding strategy

Production Staff, Citrus TV

Syracuse, NY | Fall 2015-Spring 2016

Ran positions including Graphics, Image Server, Audio Mixer, Camera and Floor Director for SU’s Student Run Television Station ·Adapted quickly to the rapidly changing atmosphere of live TV

Skills

Adobe Creative Suite

  • Premiere CC
  • After Effects
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator

Microsoft Office Suite

  • Excel
  • Word
  • Powerpoint

Cameras

  • Canon C300 mk II
  • Canon C100 mk II
  • SONY FS5
  • SONY FS100
  • Sony A7S

Miscellaneous

  • Final Cut Pro X
  • Arri Fresnel Kits
  • 3 Point Lighting 
  • Casper Spreadsheets
  • HMI Power Distribution

Education

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications

Syracuse University

Bachelor of Science: Television, Radio, and Film

Class of 2018

GPA:3.7 | Dean’s List all semesters