Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Self-starting screenwriter has cultivated visual story-telling skills through independently produced projects, a formal education at Emerson College and television work at WCSH6. Proven skills in writing, public speaking and leadership. Is reliable, detail oriented, collaborative and works well with deadlines. Career goals in writing for film and television, with strong interests and abilities in producing and directing. 

  • Writing
  • Leadership
  • Public speaking
  • Self-starter
  • Collaborative
  • Deadline-driven
Bachelor of Arts: Visual Media Arts (VMA), Expected in Current
Emerson College - Boston, MA
Status -
  • 3.53 GPA
  • Heavy focus on Film Production and Screenwriting coursework
  • Recipient of Emerson College’s $10,000 VMA-BFA Production Design Grant. Awarded for production of thesis film "The Men of Tomorrow"

Attended Vancouver Film School's Writing for Film & Television Program. (2008-2009)

  • Proficient in structuring, formatting and successfully developing an idea into a film and/or television screenplay.
  • Skilled in providing and receiving constructive criticism
  • Skilled in film/screenplay analysis and providing screenplay coverage

Work History
Film Critic, 05/2012 - 04/2013

Weekly Film Critic for the WCSH6 News Center Early Morning Report and the WCSH6 News Center 6 Morning Report

  • Wrote, pre-recorded, edited and performed a weekly movie review segment.  
  • Met weekly deadlines, broadcast content guidelines and air-time guidelines.   
  • Received, assessed and utilized constructive criticism.        
  • Performed assessments of a state-wide demographic and used creativity to appeal to a mass audience. 

  • Awarded Distinction of All Festival Cast at the 2007 Maine Drama festival.
  • Co-recipient of the Marshwood High School Drama Award (2008)
  • Selected as an alternate semi-finalist (top 16 contenders) to become the host of the Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom web-series. (2013)
  • Wrote, produced and directed the short film "Vanilla," featured at the 2013 Maine International Film Festival, the 2013 MIFF By the Sea Film Festival and the 2013 New England Online Film Festival.
  • Wrote, produced and directed the stage-play "The Interview" at The Players' Ring in Portsmouth, NH (2014).
  • Wrote, performed and operated the switch-board for "Midnight Jessica @ 6PM", a weekly radio program for WECB @ Emerson College.
  • Produced the short film "Through the Viewfinder," a semi-finalist at the 2016 Sight and Sound Film Contest.
  • Successfully authored the proposal for Emerson College's $10,000 VMA-BFA Production Design Grant. (2015)
  • Co-managed the successful "The Men of Tomorrow BFA Thesis Film" IndieGoGo campaign. Wrote the campaign's text content. Wrote and performed the campaign's video proposal. The project was categorized on IndieGoGo as "InDemand" and ultimately raised 106% of our goal. (2016)
  • Selected as a 2016 Forbes Under 30 Scholar

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