Entertainment production assistant with strong experience in story and development, as well as agency experience and the ability to help guide a film department through various shifts in leadership and production expectations.
Story structure analysis
MS Office Suite
Production Assistant, 02/2016 to 12/2016 Paramount Animation – Hollywood, CA
Transcribed notes in creative Story meetings, including ideas from the film's director, Head of Story, writers and
Managed team of up to fourteen storyboard artists, on-site and off-site, working with Story Supervisor to discern
deadlines and schedule reviews.
Covered phones and assisted with general office organization, including an all-office move.
Maintained studio executive feedback in a production-wide tracking document.
Wrote an outline and synopsis of the film, which were then disseminated to film's production staff as reference.
Television (Scripted) Intern, 10/2015 Creative Artists Agency – Century City, CA
Covered agents' desks, including high-traffic heads of departments'.
Compiled and managed grids of television departments' clients & their point agents, all-agency competitive staffing
updates, and all-network pilot development.
Ran company-wide blog "TV Today", publishing compilation of each month's television premieres, and our clients'
involvement in each
Development Intern, 06/2013 to 08/2014 Right of Way Films – West Hollywood, CA
Provided direct support to directors Jason and Ivan Reitman, and producer Helen Estabrook.
Helped populate the "social media" casting of "Men, Women and Children" using own friends and family.
Development Intern, 07/2013 Mandeville Films – Burbank, CA
Wrote coverage on incoming scripts and novels, varying in genre and demographic.
Helped facilitate test screening of Disney's "Muppets Most Wanted"
Bachelor of Arts: Communication Arts and English (Creative Writing), 2015 University of Wisconsin-Madison - Madison, WI
BA (with Distinction)
Dean's List (8 semesters)
National Honor's Society (2009-2011)
Recipient of “Earl D. Johnson Scholarship Scholarship for Excellence”
Vice President of UW-Hollywood Badgers, a student organization that works to link UW- Madison students to film industry
Nationally-ranked public speaker: NCFL, Original Oratory, “The Plight of the Princess”
Studied film history and film score abroad at the University of Leeds in Leeds, England
Completed novel as senior thesis, “The Artist, the Princess, the Madman & the Cheese Delivery Boy”
Novel won the “University Book Store Academic Excellence Award” at UW-Madison
Avid reader; favorite books include The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon, Catch-22 by Joseph Heller, and anything by F. Scott Fitzgerald