CV

SELECTED DIRECTORIAL WORK, AWARDS AND SCREENINGS

 

  • Birdbath (2011), twenty minute dramatic film

    • Screened at Depth of Field 2014, Jackman Hall, AGO, Toronto, ON

    • Official Selection Female Eye Film Festival, 2012 (Nomination for Best Short Film)

  • Our Future Is Bright (2009), sixteen minute dramatic film

    • Official Selection Festival International du Film d’Aubagne, France, 2014

    • Official Selection Montreal World Film Festival, Montreal, QC, 2010

    • Canadian Society of Cinematographers Best Student Cinematography Award 2009

    • CineSiege, Toronto, ON, 2009 (Winner of Best Cinematography Award)

  • Broken Telephone (2008), ten minute experimental film

    • Screened at The Factory Media Centre, Hamilton, ON, 2014

  • Faces West (2008), five minute dance film

    • Official Selection Parkdale Film + Video Showcase, Toronto, ON, 2010

    • Official Selection Moving Images Film Festival, Toronto, ON, 2009

    • Official Selection International Hollywood Student Film Festival, Los Angeles, 2009

    • Official Selection MADance Screen Salon, Toronto, Ontario, 2008


FREELANCE CONTENT PRODUCTION EXPERIENCE, TORONTO, ON (2011-PRESENT)

 

2018

  • Editor, Moosehide Revolution (in post-production), broadcast documentary, Director Lesley Johnson

2017

  • Content Producer / Editor, Idea Couture, A Cognizant Digital Business

  • Content Producer / Editor, Toronto International Film Festival

  • Associate Producer, Nirvanna The Band The Show, VICE Productions, Director Matt Johnson and  Producers Matt Miller and Victoria Lean

2016

  • Assistant Editor, Lexus Branded Content Web Series, Cream Productions

  • Second Assistant Editor, Weapon Hunter Season 2, Cream Productions

2015

  • Assistant Editor, The New Romantics, Short Film, Director Julia Rowland and Editor Amy Davis

  • 2nd Assistant Director, End of Days at Godfrey Global, scripted feature film, Director Jennifer Liao, 1st AD Markian Saray and Producer Sandy Kellerman

2014

  • 2nd Assistant Director, Paranormal Witness Season 5 (3 episodes), Cream Productions, 1st AD Markian Saray

  • Daily Production Coordinator, Paranormal Witness Season 5, Cream Productions, Line Producer Tim Riding

  • Daily Production Coordinator, Web of Lies, Cream Productions

2013

  • Editor, Mundial Sports Network Web Videos

  • Editor, DAMMAGED!, Documentary Trailer, Director Matthew Hogue

  • Editor, Lost Playground, Short Film Produced by Workman Arts

  • Editor, Severed, short film, official selection InsideOut Film Festival, Director Mark Pariselli

  • Editor, Costo Puck Lights Commercial Sandbox Inc., Producer Boaz Beeri

  • Editor, Costo Motion Sensor Lights Commercial, Sandbox Inc., Producer Boaz Beeri

2012

  • Creative Producer and Editor, Ultimate Dinosaurs 101, an iTunes Open University Course produced by The Royal Ontario Museum

  • Editor, ars memortiva, short film, official selection at Experimenta and Rotterdam Film Festival, Director Scott Miller Berry

  • Producer & Assistant Director, In Honor Of…, music video for L.CON, nominated for a Prism Prize, Director Mina Sewell Mancuso

  • Editor, Twenty-Five Years of Fashion Incubator, Produced by The Royal Ontario Museum and Fashion Incubator

  • Director and Editor, Rendezvous With Madness Film Festival Trailer for the 2012 Festival, Produced by Workman Arts, Program Director Matthew Hogue

  • Editor and Compositor, Joy Ride, video art installation, commissioned for Nuit Blanche 2012, Director Francis LeBouthillier

  • Editor, Royal Ontario Museum Ultimate Dinosaurs broadcast marketing campaign, five commercials, Produced by the Royal Ontario Museum

  • Sound Editor, audio guides for the Egyption, Dinosaur and Middle Ages exhibitions, produced by the Royal Ontario Museum

2011

  • Director and Editor, Rendezvous With Madness Film Festival trailer for the 2011 festival, Produced by Workman Arts, Program Director Matthew Hogue

  • Producer and Director, Birdbath, short film, nominated for Best Short Film at the 2012 Female Eye Film Festival

  • Editor, Remembering Cuyler Young, short film, produced by the Royal Ontario Museum

  • Editor, Mud Bricks, short film, produced by the Royal Ontario Museum

  • Editor, Sling Bullets, short film, produced by the Royal Ontario Museum

  • Editor, Moss Origins, short film, commissioned by the 2011 ImagiNATIVE Film Festival, Director Jennifer Dysart


TEACHING EXPERIENCE (2013-PRESENT)

 

  • Part-time Professor, York/Sheridan Bachelor Program in Design, Toronto, ON (2013-present)

  • Partial-load Professor, Humber College, Bachelor Program in Film Production, Toronto, ON (2014-2017)

  • Sessional Professor, York University, Bachelor Program in Film Production, Toronto, ON (2016)

 

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE (2011-2016)

Programming Director, The Parkdale Film + Video Showcase, Toronto, ON (2013-2016)
Curated and coordinated a seven day media arts festival consisting of storefront installations, short film and video screenings and performances.

 

Media Technician, Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre, Toronto, ON (2011-2014)
Responsible for the organization and transcoding of all media submitted by filmmakers and going out to clients. Overhauled the booking request and delivery pipeline, made significant improvements to the central database structure and performed website maintenance when needed.

 

Educational Programmer and Digital Media Coordinator, Images Festival, Toronto, ON (2011-2014)
Yearly four month contract preceding the festival. Curated and coordinated educational programming including panel discussions, debates, book launches, master classes, educational guides, gallery tours and video web content. Other duties included budgeting, scheduling, digital and analogue print traffic, venue coordination, guest services, overseeing interns, communications, website updates, marketing, copy editing and archiving.

 

SKILLS

 

  • Pitching, writing and directing video content for broadcast and web

  • Shooting and lighting for video

  • Production scheduling and budgeting

  • Editing and Assistant Editing with Avid, Final Cut and Adobe Premiere Pro

  • Managing groups of individuals to complete a variety of projects with multiple deadlines

  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, OneNote and PowerPoint)

  • Time management and organizational skills

EDUCATION

 

  • Director Guild Of Canada, Assistant Editor Training Program (2013)

  • Director Guild Of Canada, Assistant Director Training Program (2014)

  • MFA Film Production, York University, Toronto, ON (2011)

  • BFA Film Production, York University, Toronto, ON (2009)