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 Film Production C.V. 

Languages written and spoken: French & English  

Selected Work Experience:

 

Assini Productions

Rosie (short film), Co-producer

  • Lined and broke down the script

  • Hiring of key crew

  • Casting

  • Scheduling

  • Location scouting, and securing locations

  • Creating French and English subtitles

  • Wardrobe

Assini Productions

Assini (short film), Co-producer

  • Lined and broke down the script

  • Wardrobe, prop, and set dec purchasing

  • Casting

  • Scheduling

  • Location scouting

Red Letter Films

Casting Director

  • Created character breakdowns and posted them online using web casting services

  • Sorted through actor submissions and selected actors for auditions

  • Sent requests, information, and materials to talent agents

  • Created schedules for auditions and callbacks

  • Ensured that auditions and callbacks ran smoothly

  • Knowledge of Union des Artistes’ (French actor’s union) collective agreement

  • Liaised with talent agents

Red Letter Films

Third Assistant Director

  • Supported 1st and 2nd A.D.’s

  • Liaised with actors

  • Put actors through wardrobe and make-up

  • Walked actors from base camp to set

  • Prepared timesheets and contracts for Union des Artistes

  • Distributed and collected crew timesheets

  • Distributed radios and ensured additional batteries were charged

OUT tv

Researcher/Production Coordinator

  • Contacted organizations for sponsorship/free samples for talk show

  • Coordinated video questions for series and assisted with recordings

  • Created a press release and emailed it to Vancouver media

  • Created and submitted a “call for participants” to publications/websites/newsletters

  • Casting call for co-hosts: created breakdown, submitted/uploaded it to various websites/web services, scheduled candidates for auditions, casting assistant at auditions

  • Coordinated and scheduled meetings with potential special guests for talk show

  • Created cast and crew contact lists

  • Created call sheets on a nightly basis during production and emailed to all cast/crew

  • Transcribed video questions

  • Created scripts for each episode of talk show using Excel template

  • Responsible for ensuring that studio security had participant and special guest lists

  • Ensured that required content and materials were available for each episode

 

Red Letter Films

Voiceover Coordinator

  • Created a voiceover talent pool, collected demos for director, and scheduled auditions

  • Created schedule for in-studio recordings

  • Prepared contracts and created scripts for voiceover talent

  • Ensured that we did not go overtime in the studio

  • Followed script during recordings and made changes as they happened

  • Completed Excel forms for the Actor’s Union after every recording

  • Submitted artist contracts and timesheets to Union

 

Red Letter Films

Office Production Assistant/Researcher

  • Transcription and time coding

  • Translate scripts and synopses from French to English

  • Create press kits

  • Research film festivals, create shortlist in Excel, film festival submissions

  • Help locate specialists, pathologists, etc. for docudramas

           

 

  • Conseil des arts du Canada – Théâtre (Développement et Production), Mai 2014

  • Out on Screen, VQFF – International Feature Film Jury, Summer 2009

  • FRIC & Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois - Fauteuil Réservé projects, Winter 2008                                   

 

 

Langara College - 2007

I completed this advanced intensive in Film/TV Production - Acting and Producing streams.

 

McGill University - 1995

I completed one semester towards a B.A. degree in English Literature.

 

Dawson College - 1992 - 1995

I graduated with a Collegial Diploma (D.E.C.) in Professional Theatre.

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