Resumé

education

St. Paul's School, Concord, St. Paul's School, Concord, NH, graduated cum laude, June 1973.

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, architecture and photography major, 1973-1975; art history and photography major, Jan.-June 1978. GPA: 3.45

Boston Architectural Center, New England School of Photography, short-term enrollments while working in Boston, 1975-1977.

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI. Transferred in Sept. 1978 for film and video program. Received BFA in film, May 1981.

work
1986-Present

Free-lance Line-Producer, Production Manager/AD: National commercials, documentaries, independent features, regional spots, dramatic home video presentations, infomercials, and rock videos. Responsible for all phases of line-producing and production management, including, but not limited to: client contact, budget preparation and actualization, crew hiring, all vendor and production deals.

Companies include: Barking Weasal, Cool Fire Group, Crossroads Films, Editel, Entertainment Motion LTD, Experience Hendrix LLC, MCA Records, Harmony Pictures/Melody Films, HIS, Industrial Light & Magic Commercial Productions, Johns+Gorman Films, Moody Independent Pictures, Pierce-Williams, Robert Woods Johnson Foundation, NBA Entertainment, and Propaganda Films, R. Greenberg & Associates, Ritts-Hayden.

Clients include: Bell Atlantic, Buick, Digital, ExxonMobil, Ford, Mizuno, Monster.Com Providence Journal Bulletin, Westin Hotels.

Free-lance Asst. Director/Location Manager and Scout: Feature films and episodic television, national and regional spots. Responsibilities included location scouting and management, budget preparation and actualization, and extensive contract negotiation experience (feature). Other job description aspects are as follows: Primary contact with federal, state, and municipal authorities, scheduling of multi-layered crew activity(feature), coordination of police, fire, and EMT personnel, and liaison with neighborhood group and civic associations.

Feature Clients: Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Castle Rock Entertainment, Cinecom/Universal Pictures, Cosgrove-Meurer Productions, DreamWorks L.L.C.,Walt Disney Pictures, Inferno Distribution, Interscope Communications, 20th Century Fox, Viacom Productions, WQED.

Commercial Clients: Alamo, Buick, CBS Morning News, Diet Coke, ExxonMobil, Fidelity Investments, Fleet Bank, Lincoln-Mercury, J.C. Penny, Miller-Lite, NYNEX, RCA, Subaru, Wall St. Journal.

May '84-June '86

Free-lance Grip/Electrician and Audio Engineer: Commercials, documentaries, industrials, politicals, promotionals, and rock videos, both film and tape.

Clients include: ABC, BBC, CBS/Telecom Entertainment, Entertainment Tonight, Houghton-Mifflin, John Kerry Campaign (1986), Lincoln Center Literary Arts, NBC, Polaroid, Purity Supreme, Sheraton International, WGBH.

November '82-April '84

Continental Cablevision, Watertown, MA.

Assistant Program Director/Technical Director:Responsible for development and production of Local Origination programming in 5800 subscriber system. Producer/Director of three local series, equipment and studio manager, video engineer for facility. Responsible for supervision of interns and community volunteers, plus teaching of access classes. Producer/Director of multi-camera van remotes, including local sports, music groups, and special events. Videographer and editor of single camera remotes.

May '82-October '82

Cox Communications, Cranston, RI.

Free-lance Producer and Videographer:
Coordinated production and served as technical director for local comedy show. Produced, shot, and edited local commercials and remote feature segments.

1978-1982

Free-lance Grip and Production Assistant:
Commercials, documentaries, PSA's, politicals, and independent short films while attending RISD.

Clients/Companies: David Sawyer Productions, Film Collaborative, Red Cloud Productions, September Productions, Trinity Repertory Theater/National Endowment of the Arts.

work
1976-1982

Free-lance photographer in Providence and Boston, with the majority of work either photojournalism or production stills for films. Photographer for East Side (a Providence weekly), Brown University's Issues at Seabrook '79, film stills for Lost Generation Productions, a documentary on survivors of the Warsaw Ghetto and a documentary on the Trinity Repertory theater for the NEA. Also, custom printer at Colortek (1976-77), free-lance photographer for several Cambridge theater companies, including Caravan Theater, and teacher of photography at Charles River Creative Arts Program (6/76-9/76).

personal

Other interests include: tennis, reading, travel, trenchant social criticism, Block Island, and the foods of most every nation.

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