Hard-working, dynamic, articulate, goal-oriented, creative, visual storyteller. More than 15 years experience in leadership roles in the entertainment, media, web, education, and non-profit sectors. Experience building and leading diverse teams. Successful track record of financial management, exceeding quality expectations, and creating, implementing, and improving systems of operation. Expertise in drafting and negotiating contracts, managing long-term projects from concept to completion, and maximizing man-hours and budget dollars.
Brainstorming, Color Correcting, Authoring, Encoding, Lighting, Composing, Non-Linear Editing, Planning, Post-Production, Pre-Production, Multimedia, Scoring, Scriptwriting, Storytelling, Videography, Webcasting, YouTube
Software: Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe CS) After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere; Apple Final Cut Pro, Compressor, DVD Studio Pro, Live Type, Motion, Soundtrack Pro, QuickTime; Avid Media Composer; Movie Magic Scheduling, Budgeting, Screenwriter; Final Draft; SmartSound SonicFire Pro
- Produced an award-winning direct to DVD feature film sequel for Odom-Booker Entertainment, securing a worldwide distribution deal with Canada’s largest movie distributor, Entertainment One (E1) by utilizing name talent, low-budget agreements and taking on greater responsibilities
- Co-produced and shot an award-winning feature film for One Way or Another Productions by managing the production process to overcome the limitations of a small crew
- Collaborated on feature films for Warning Films that found successful, profitable, worldwide distribution through Maverick Entertainment by shooting and directing scenes and writing scripts
- As Vice-President of the Organization of Black Screenwriters (OBS), increased member participation through team leadership by serving as a Columnist and Editor-in-Chief of the organization’s newsletter