Film Studio: Resume
WRITE TO THE POINT, INC.
- Writing services
- Independent contractor
- Freelance journalist for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and Palm Springs’ The Desert Sun
- Arts & Entertainment Critic for NotesFromHollywood.com
- Instructor at Peninsula College, Washington — Movies: Behind the Scenes, and The Joy of Writing
- Film Critic for Women’s Independent Press
- Freelance contributor the Peninsula Daily News
- Current Chairperson for the Clallam County Literacy Council
- Former teacher at Clallam County Jail
CHRISTMAS IN APRIL – 1999 to 2001
SONY PICTURE ENTERTAINMENT – 1997 to 1998
Film/Video Technical Analyst-Asset Management
*Co-ordinate personnel and vendors to facilitate work flow; technically select and evaluate existing film and video elements; analyze film and sound lab reports and recommend manufacturing; screen answer prints for picture and sound corrections and improvements; create and maintain data flow chart of all titles for numerous divisions of SONY; co-ordinate movement of materials for HiDef transfer; generate specific work orders per title and approve invoices.
WRS MOTION PICTURE & VIDEO – 1993 to 1995
Executive Director of Technical Sales and Service
*Create and manage a new department including the staffing, scheduling, training and organization of 25 member crew; liaison with executives on west coast. *Establish and organize the airline entertainment division including the initial client contact and development of accounts, training of customer service, scheduling of shifts to accommodate strict worldwide delivery dates. *Supervisor of telecine transfers.
*Independent sales, marketing, and customer service. Budget for independent projects, estimate time and technical requirements, primary contact on site for client concerns. Technical evaluation of film and video
CONSOLIDATED FILM INDUSTRIES – 1992 to 1993
*Operations manager for film/video stage; organizing and negotiating production services. Sales and marketing; quote prices for production and post production services; client service liaison between laboratory, producers, and technicians.
HOWARD ANDERSON COMPANY – 1987 to 1992
Operations Manager/Post-Production Supervisor
*Supervisor of personnel, coordinator of scheduling technical and office personnel. Client negotiations for budget, time planning, technical concerns; specific knowledge of technical network requirements. Supervise network shows, formatting for air and ‘trouble shooting’ potential difficulties. Supervisor of feature films for home video. Color advisor, contact for production company, laboratory, network, and foreign syndication. Cost analysis of operations overhead and establish pricing. Public relations and
CONSOLIDATED FILM INDUSTRIES – 1982 to 1987
Supervisor of Film to Tape Transfers/Video Scheduler
Supervised master transfers of more than five hundred film to tape transfers. Screen and analyze prints; format shows for commercial integration. Video scheduling of transfer and dubbing facility.
RECORD PLANT STUDIOS – 1980 to 1982
Scoring Administrator/Record Plant-Paramount Studios
Negotiation of financial budgets and commission sales; writing and scheduling press release information; public relations. Organization and scheduling of music scoring for film and television.
Duquesne University-Master of Music Education
Duquesne University-Bachelor of Science in Music Education
Creative writing courses-University of California, Los Angeles
Private Instruction-Rowland Barber, Pulitzer Prize nominee