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EDUCATION
Bachelor of Arts, Transmedia, University of Texas at Austin, Dec 2000

FULL TIME/FREELANCE EXPERIENCE
Art Director, Penton Media 5/10-8/14
Art Director, Carol’s Daughter Beauty Products 11/08-11/09
Art Director, Sothebys.com 6/07-6/09
Art Director, Deep Focus 4/06 – 5/07
Animator/Designer, Atmosphere BBDO 11/04-3/06<

ENTREPRENEURIAL EXPERIENCE
Things Are Changing Productions, Brooklyn, New York, February 2011-Present (transmedia writing and production)
Motiv8Media, Brooklyn, New York, 2003-present (WordPress sites and social media marketing)
Unemployable Music, Brooklyn, NY 2008-present (music licensing and record label)

TEACHING & MENTORING EXPERIENCE

ReelWorks Visual Poem Workshop at Franklin Douglas Academy (2017)
Mima Music (Songwriting + Music video) in school program at Maxwell High Sept-Dec 2016
Brooklyn Apple Academy Homeschooling Co-op (2016-present)
HBO Young Media Minds Film Scoring with Garageband workshop Sept-Oct 2016
Reel Works Teen Editing Workshop (Makers.com) Summer 2016
Dare to Dream Youth Media Arts Project Sept-January 2014-2015
Music teacher, Red Hook Art Project 2013-2016
Stoked Snowboarding Mentor, 2012-2015
TAC Productions Mentorship Program 2012-present

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), SoundExchange, Women in Music, Independent Filmmaker Project

CERTIFICATIONS / PROFESSIONAL DEVLOPMENT
BRIC Brooklyn Arts Media television studio production
Community Word Project Advanced Teaching Artist Training 2016-2017
Community Word Project 2015 Summer Institute Teaching Artist Training

CROWDFUNDING
-Successful initial Indiegogo campaign for ‘Time is Art’ film shoot in Joshua Tree, CA. Raised over $5k
-Raised $11,879 for ‘Time is Art‘ feature film finishing funds

PANELS & PRESENTATIONS
“Time is Art” crowdfunding Indiegogo presentation, Culture Fix 2014
Gratitude, Burning Man post event 2014, “Conscious Filmmaking” workshop

FIELDWORK
Writer, Producer, Camera
Matter & Psyche Symposium Presentations– camera, editor
Time is Art” feature film (creator, camera, assistant editor, composer, art direction)
“SyncStories” web series (on going) – editor, camera
Shaking Reality talk show (BRIC Arts Media) – editor, on camera
Dream Circle – Dark Star, Remix Music Video – camera, editor, art direction
Dream Circle – Medicine Man, Music Video – camera, art direction

SELECTED SCREENINGS
‘Time is Art’ documentary film screened in 8 countries, sold-out theater in NYC on 11/11/15
“Dream Circle – Dark Star” Remix Music Video Eurofilm Festival 2015
Synchronicity: Matter & Psyche Symposium, “Time is Art” 2014 Trailer
Gratitude/post Burning Man event 2014, “Time is Art” 2014 Trailer + 8 min work in progress
“Bonfire Man” music video, Radar Hamburg International Film Fest 2011
“Medicine Man” music video, International Film Festival of Cinematic Arts
“The Hurricane”, Red Hook International Film & Video Fest 2013

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE
Pre-Production/Writing
Final Draft (treatments, tv and feature film)

Video Production
Black Magic Cinema Camera, Cannon 5D/7D, Go Pro, Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere, iMovie (iPad/desktop)

Audio Production
Logic Pro X, Garageband (desktop + iPad)

Graphic Production:
Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects

Website Production:
content management, design & development: WordPress, Tumblr

Social Media Management:
Buffer App, Hoot Suite, Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr

AWARDS & FESTIVALS
Blowup Chicago International Art House Film Fest Official Selection – ‘Time is Art‘ (2015)
CurrentTV VCAM Finalist (top 6), “For Bands on the Go” Samsung ad 2011
Webby Award Nomination, Art Direction, HBO’s Rome Season 2 Teaser campaign
Photo District News Annual 2006 winner, http://www.noelletheard.com
Finalist for “Best online zine” SXSW Interactive 2002
“Best Music Website” SXSW Interactive 1999

SELECTED PUBLISHED ARTICLES
Conscious Filmmaking
How Charging Our EV Car Almost Got Us Arrested
Earth Day – A Change is Gonna Come
The Winter Time Escape Hatch: Envision Festival
Lulacruz: “Pensar Bonito”

EVENTS & PERFORMANCES
Summer Rising 1, 2 & 3, film screening, live performances and DJs, 2011-2014
“Time is Art” Indiegogo Launch Party @ Culture Fix 2014
Dream Circle live @ Lit Ultrabar, Philadelphia, PA

LANGUAGE COMPETENCIES
Spanish

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