Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION:

 

Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, 2011-2015

Master of Fine Arts in Mass Communication & Media Arts (Concentration: Film), 2015

Thesis Title: Please Hold: Veterans, PTSD, & the Struggle for Help.

 

University of Sunderland, Sunderland, England, 2005-2007

Bachelors of Arts (Honors 2:1) Media Production: Television & Radio, 2007

 

Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, 2003-2005

Freshman and Sophomore Year; Major: Television/Radio/Film Production, Minor: Business

 

 

 

 

TEACHING:

 

08/2017 - Present: Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track), Missouri State University - Springfield, Missouri

- MED - 662 - Digital Filmmaking (Capstone Course - Graduate)

- MED - 562 - Digital Filmmaking (Senior Capstone Course - Undergraduate)

- MED - 466 - Advanced Editing

- MED - 383 - TV Studio Production

- MED - 120 - Mass Media & Society

 

08/2015 - 05/2017: Assistant Professor, Saint Louis University - St. Louis, Missouri

- CMM - 5980 - Graduate Reading Course: Advanced Video Production

- CMM - 4980 - Advanced Independent Study (Video Production)

- CMM - 3930 - Special Topics: Corporate Video Production

- CMM - 3520 - Audio & Video Documentary Production

- CMM - 3510 - TV Studio Production: News Magazine

- CMM - 3210 - Media Script Writing

- CMM - 2510 - Video Production & Design

- CMM - 2500 - Media & Society

- CMM - 1400 - Film Criticism 

 

08/2011 - 05/2015: Teaching Assistant & Instructor of Record, Southern Illinois University -Carbondale - Carbondale, Illinois

- RTD - 465 - Advanced Video Production (TA)

- RTD - 365B - TV Studio Production (TA)

- RTD - 365A - Single Camera Field Production

- RTD - 300 - Introduction to Media Production (TA)

 

07/2006 - 08/2006: Magnifico English Schools (6-12) Reading Campus - Reading, England

- English Teacher and Sports Activity Staff (Summer Employment)

 

10/2000 - 06/2003: United States Navy - USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70)

- Master-at-Arms, Field Training Officer

- Sexual Harassment & Sexual Assault Prevention Indoctrination Training Module

- Electronic Emissions Control (EMCON) Indoctrination Training Module

 

 

 

 

CONFERENCES:

 

- University Film & Video Association (UFVA) Conference, Los Angeles, CA (2017)

   - Panel 11M Scriptwriting: Select Reading, Critique, and Q&A session for On Blackest Day, in Brightest Night (Narrative Feature) –

     Presenter/Author

               

   - Panel 6M Scriptwriting: Reading, Critique, and Q&A session for The Old City, (Narrative Feature) written by Sam Harman –

     Moderator and Panel Respondent

- Soldiers Among Us, Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, Carbondale, IL (2016)         

   - Screening of Please Hold (Short Film)

- Film & History Conference, Madison, WI - Journeys, Detours, Breakdowns (2015)

   - Panel 0531A: Disability & Difference II: Back from Iraq & Afghanistan: Unpacking Hurt Lockers. Presentation of Please Hold:

     Veterans, PTSD, and the Struggle for Help.

- Film & History Conference, Madison, WI - Journeys, Detours, Breakdowns (2015)

   - Special Screening: Presentation of Please Hold (Short Film)

- Soldiers Among Us, Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, Carbondale, IL (2015)

   - Presentation of Missing Silence (Short Film)

 

 

 

 

INVITED LECTURES (ACADEMIC):

 

Saint Louis University - St. Louis, Missouri

- 12/2015: Presentation of: “Please Hold” (film) and Seminar on Veterans and PTSD; to undergraduate students in the course

                  Film, Culture, & Literature. Instructor: Dr. Vincent Casaregola

- 11/2015: Presentation of: “Please Hold” (film) and Seminar on Veterans and PTSD; to undergraduate students in the course

                  World War II in Film and Literature. Instructor: Dr. Hal Bush

 

Southern Illinois University - Carbondale - Carbondale, Illinois

- 11/2012: Presentation of: Framing, Composition, and the Camera for TV Production; to undergraduate students in the course Introduction to

                  Media Production. Instructor: H.D. Motyl.

- 10/2012:  Presentation of: "Missing Silence" and Documentary Production Styles, to graduate students in the course Critical Documentary.

                   Instructor: Dr. Angela Aguayo.

 - 11/2011: Presentation of: Lighting for TV; to undergraduate students in the course Introduction to Media Production. Instructor: H.D. Motyl.

 

 

 

 

ACADEMIC PAPERS:

 

- A More Wretched Hive of Scum and Villainy: Racial & Ethnic Constructions in Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Writer (Summer Research Proposal)

  (Unpublished)

-  Please Hold: Veterans, PTSD, & the Struggle for Help (Thesis) - Writer (ProQuest Dissertations Publishing, 2015. 1603257)

 

 

 

 

INVITED LECTURES (NON-ACADEMIC):

Culture Shock Film Series - St. Louis, MO

- 06/2016: Screening of: “Please Hold” (film) and Seminar on Veterans and PTSD.

Veterans of Foreign Wars - Carbondale, IL

- 11/2015: Presentation of: “Please Hold” (film) and Seminar on Veterans and PTSD.

Veterans of Foreign Wars - Marion, IL

- 11/2015: Presentation of: “Please Hold” (film) and Seminar on Veterans and PTSD.

 

 

 

 

BROADCASTED MEDIA/MEDIA APPEARANCES:

 

Truth (Web Show). SmileTimeTV. Interview about Veterans Issues, Original Air Date: 11/12/2015

Missing Silence (Short Film). Aired, The Pentagon Channel. Original Air Date: 12/02/2013

Missing Silence (Short Film). Aired, Armed Forces Network. Original Air Date: 12/05/2013

 

 

 

 

DISTRIBUTED MEDIA:

 

Missing Silence (Short Film), Distributed by: Total Content Digital

 

 

 

 

MEDIA EMPLOYMENT:

 

 

Writer:

 

- Cornelius Adams (TV Series Pilot) (2018)

- Quandary (Narrative Short) (2018)

- On Blackest Day, In Brightest Night (Narrative Feature) (2017)

- Please Hold (Narrative Short) (2015)

- Missing Silence... (Documentary Short) (2013)

- A Nice Little Lunch (Parody Narrative Short) (2006)

- One Last Hit (Narrative Short) (2004)

 

Director:

 

- Please Hold (Narrative Short) (2015)

- Can't You Hear That? (Audio Documentary (2014)

- How About that Denial? (Audio Documentary) (2014)

- Post-Traumatic (Experimental) (2014)

- Mercury Descends (Band): Something More Music Video (2013)

- Missing Silence... (Documentary Short) (2013)

- Mercury Descends (Band): The Last Argument of Kings (Remix Music Video) (2010)

- A Nice Little Lunch (Parody Narrative Short) (2006)

- One Last Hit (Narrative Short) (2004)

 

 

Producer:

- Break (Narrative Short) - Field Producer (2017)

- Worst Case Scenario (Narrative Short) - Executive Producer (2017)

- Elijah’s First Time (Narrative Short) - Executive Producer (2017)

- Good Morning Harrisonville (Narrative Short) - Executive Producer (2017)

- I’m Reed Fish (Narrative Feature) - Assistant Production Manager (2005)

 

Cinematography:

- Break (Narrative Short) - SteadiCam Operator (2017)

- H.D. Motyl's: Nudes Descending (Video Art) - Cinematographer (2012)

- Once More with Screaming (Musical Short) - Director of Photography (2007)

 

Corporate, Commercial, & Client-Based:

 

- Southern Illinois University Carbondale: "Girls Make Movies Program" (Promotional) (2014)

- Southern Illinois University Carbondale: "Workforce Education Department Demo 1" (Promotional) (2014)

- Southern Illinois University Carbondale: "Workforce Education Department Demo 2" (Promotional) (2014)

- Dyno Nobel: "Business Excellence (BEx): Visual Management" (Corporate) (2014)

- Dyno Nobel: "Business Excellence (BEx): Daily Management" (Corporate) (2014)

- Dyno Nobel: "Business Excellence (BEx): SSC/ITF" (Corporate) (2014)

- Dyno Nobel: "Business Excellence (BEx): Employee Engagement" (Corporate) (2014)

- Dyno Nobel: "Business Excellence (BEx): 5-S" (Corporate) (2014)

- Dyno Nobel: "Facility Safety Video - Wolf Lake, IL Plant" (Corporate) (2014)

 

Production Assistant:

 

- Brighter Pictures LTD: Big Brother 7, UK (TV Series) - Production Runner (2006)

- Protean Image Group: Canon EOS Kiss Digital (Commercial) - Production Assistant (2005)

- Anonymous Content Commercial: Edwin Jeans (Commercial) - Production Assistant (2005)

- American Film Institute's Director Women's Workshop: A Through M (Narrative Short) - Production Assistant/Carpenter (2005)

- I’m Reed Fish (Narrative Feature) Key Set Production Assistant (2005)

- Numb3r's (TV Series) - Production Assistant (2005)

- Walkout (HBO Feature) - Production Assistant (2005)

 

 

 

 

FESTIVALS/ART EXHIBITIONS:

 

- Winner: “Best of Competition” Faculty Scriptwriting Competition: On Blackest Day, In Brightest Night (Feature Script) Broadcast Education 

  Association (BEA) Festival of Media Arts 2018

- Semi-Finalist: On Blackest Day, In Brightest Night (Feature Script) - Los Angeles Cinefest (2017/2018)

- Official Selection: On Blackest Day, In Brightest Night (Feature Script) – University Film & Video Association (UFVA) Conference (2017)

- Official Selection: Please Hold (Short Film) - Bloodstained Indie Film Festival (2016)

- Winner: “Best Veteran Created Project” Please Hold (Short Film) - Miami Vet Fest (2016)           

- Official Selection: Please Hold (Short Film) - Miami Vet Fest (2016)                 

- Semi-Finalist: Please Hold (Short Film) - The Valley Film Festival (Los Angeles) (2016)

- Official Selection: Please Hold (Short Film) - Real to Reel International Film Festival (2016)

- Winner: “Best Message” Please Hold (Short Film) - Top Indie Film Awards (2016)

- Nominee: “Best Writing” Please Hold (Short Film) - Top Indie Film Awards (2016)

- Nominee: “Best Short Film”- Please Hold (Short Film) - Top Indie Film Awards (2016)

- (Invited) Official Selection: Please Hold (Short Film) - Top Indie Film Awards (2016)

- Official Selection: Please Hold (Short Film) - Los Angeles CineFest (2016)

- Official Selection: Please Hold (Short Film) - The U.K. Veterans Film Festival (2016)

- Official Selection: Please Hold (Short Film) - The Online Film Festival (TOFF) (2015)

- Official Selection: Please Hold (Short Film) - St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase (2015)

- Official Selection: Broken Stories/Broken Truths (Short Film) - Public MFA Exhibition SIU (2014)

- Official Selection: Missing Silence (Short Film) - G.I. Film Festival (Washington D.C.) (2013)

- Official Selection: Saevio (Painting) - Public MFA Exhibition SIU (2013)

- Official Selection: Missing Silence (Short Film) - Illinois International Film Festival (2012)

 

 

 

 

MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY SERVICE (2017-PRESENT)

- Missouri State University: Department of Media, Journalism, & Film - Film Series Co-Chair (2017-Present)

  • Organize and support MJF and other university departments bring films/filmmakers to campus

  • Organize and support Master Classes offered to the MSU community by practicing filmmakers

  • Organize and support film screenings that coincide with University-Sponsored activities (such as LGBTQ Month)

- Missouri State University: Department of Media, Journalism, & Film - Undergraduate Mentor/Advisor (2017-Present)

  • Advise and mentor Undergraduate Students on course options and program concentrations

  • Assist Undergraduate Students with finding resources and research materials

  • Create and maintain graduation plans to encourage students to graduate on-time

 

 

SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY SERVICE (2015-2017):

- Saint Louis University: Department of Communication  - TV Studio Director (2015-2017)

  • Teach, train, and mentor student-workers in how to use the studio equipment.

  • Ensure proper safety, maintenance, and up-keep of studio facilities and equipment.

  • Trouble-shoot, repair, and order replacement parts for studio equipment.

  • Coordinate studio hours of operation, maintenance, and repair.

  • Update and install software and equipment to maintain studio relevancy.

  • Support and facilitate the use of the studio by faculty and students – for class and individually.

  • Create and organize opportunities for students and faculty in incorporate the studio into their courses and course work.

  • Continue to promote the use of the studio space by other departments on campus.

  • Hold workshops and demonstrations for groups interested in using the studio.

  • Create and maintain an inventory of the studio and storage spaces.

 

- Saint Louis University: Department of Communication - Journalism & Media Studies (Major) Committee Member (2015-2017)

  • Develop curriculum and courses for JAMS majors within the Communication Department

  • Advise and mentor undergraduate students on course registration

  • Develop strategic plans of action to increase and retain enrollment in the major

  • Work with other departments and colleges on campus to grow interdisciplinary opportunities

 

- Saint Louis University: College of Arts & Science - Film Studies Minor Committee Member (2015-2017)

  • Advise and mentor undergraduate students on course registration

  • Create film theory, analysis, and production courses for the minor

  • Teach courses in film theory, analysis, and production within the minor

  • Develop strategic plans of action to increase and retain enrollment in the minor

  • Work with other departments and colleges on campus to grow interdisciplinary opportunities

 

- Saint Louis University: Department of Communication - Technology Committee (2015-2017)

  • Research, price out, and order technology resources for the department

  • Create and maintain inventories of new, used, and broken technology resources

  • Advise department on the purchasing of Audio/Video equipment

  • Advise department on the use and functions of different technologies found in classrooms

  • Advise department on software purchases and updates

 

- Saint Louis University: Department of Communication - Graduate Mentor/Adviser (2015-2015)

  • Advise and mentor Graduate Students on course options and program concentrations

  • Assist Gradate Students with finding resources and research materials

  • Create and maintain graduation plans to encourage students to graduate on-time

 

- Saint Louis University: Department of Communication - Undergraduate Mentor/Adviser (2015-2017)

  • Advise and mentor Undergraduate Students on course options and program concentrations

  • Assist Undergraduate Students with finding resources and research materials

  • Create and maintain graduation plans to encourage students to graduate on-time

 

Saint Louis University: Senior Legacy Symposium - Student Participant Mentor/Adviser (2015)

  • Advise student(s) on the creation and design of work for Symposium presentation

  • Mentor students through the Senior Legacy Symposium process and event.

 

- Saint Louis University: Veterans Task Force (2015-2017)

  • Advise university on matters concerning military veterans on campus

  • Mentor the student-veteran population on campus

  • Advocate for veteran issues on campus, including access to VA resources

  • Advocate, encourage, and facilitate conversations between the veteran and campus community.

 

- Saint Louis University: Student Anime Club Faculty Adviser (2015-2017)

  • Advise club on films/series to watch

  • Assist with finding resources and research materials

  • Oversee fund-raising events and budget expenditures

 

 

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY SERVICE - CARBONDALE:

- Southern Illinois University: Veteran Advisory Board (2013-2015)

  • Advise university on matters concerning military veterans on campus

  • Mentor the student-veteran population on campus

  • Advocate for veteran issues on campus, including access to VA resources

  • Advocate, encourage, and facilitate conversations between the veteran and campus community.

 

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION SERVICE:

 

- University Film & Video Association (UFVA): 2018 Conference Co-Chair/Script Caucus Chair (International) (2018-Present)

- Austin Film Festival & Conference (AFF): Script Reader/Juror (International) (2017-Present)

 

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIPS:

 

- University Film & Video Association (UFVA) (2014-Present)

- Broadcast Education Association (BEA) (2014-Present)

- Veterans of Foreign Wars (2001-Present)

- The American Legion (2001-Present)

 

 

 

 

CERTIFICATIONS/QUALIFICATIONS:

 

- Missouri State University: Master Advisor Certification (2017)

- AbelCine Los Angeles, CA: Steadicam Bronze Workshop (Tiffen Steadicam Certification) (2017)

- University of Sunderland: Postgraduate Certificate - Media Production (TV/Video) (Awarded 2009)

- University of Sunderland: Certificate of Higher Education - Media Production (2006)

- US Navy: Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) Workplace Leadership Training Course (2002)

- US Navy: Sexual Assault Victims Intervention Program: Command Representative and Advocate (2001)

- US Navy: Surgical Shooting: Shipboard Security Engagement Weapons (SSEW) (2001)

- US Navy: Global Command and Communication System (GCCS) (2001)

- US Navy: Surface Electronic Warfare Threat Recognition (2001)

- US Navy: Damage Control & Firefighting - Washington State Fire Training Academy (2000)

- US Navy: WRL-1H Aircraft Carrier Operations (2000)

 

 

 

 

SKILLS:

 

Visual Literacy, Directing (Narrative & Documentary), Camera Operation (SD, HD, & DSLR), Editing & Editing Software, Sound Equipment, Lighting Equipment, Radio Studio Operation, TV Studio Operation, Audio/Visual Equipment, Windows and Mac Operating Systems and Applications, Public Relations, Public Speaking, Fire-Fighting, Photography, Strategic, Interpersonal and Small Group Communication, Writing  (Narrative & Technical), Time Management, Leadership, Trouble-Shooting, Creativity, Logistics, Coaching, and Teaching.

 

 

 

 

EQUIPMENT EXPERTISE:

 

DSLR: Cannon 5D Mark III, Canon 60D, 70D, 80D, Cannon T3-Series, Canon C-100 & C-300, Nikon D5000, etc.

 

Camcorder: Sony FS7, Cannon HF G30, Cannon HF S100A, Cannon Vixia, Cannon XA Series, Panasonic HVX200, Panasonic HMC-Series, Sony DSR 250, Sony HDR-FX1, Sony PD 150, Sony PMW-EX1, Sony DSR-570WS, Sony Z7U, Sony AX7, AX-2000, GoPro, etc.

 

Camera Mounts/Accessories: SteadiCam (Tiffen Certified), Dollies, Jibs, Lenses, Filters, Cranes, Tripods, Pedestals, Teleprompter, etc.

 

Lighting: Dimmer Boards/Switchers, Ballasts, Mini-Bursts, LED, HMI, DMX, Arri 150, Arri 300, Arri 650, Arri L-Series, 1K, 2K, Kino, Fresnel, etc.

 

Audio: Marantz PMD 660/661, Tascam DR07, Tascam DR 680, Tascam HD-P2, Tascam DR 100 MKII, Zoom H2N, Zoom H4N, Dynamic & Condenser Microphones, Uni-/Omni-Directional Microphones, Booms, Lavs etc.

 

Software: Final Cut 7 & 10, Adobe A/V Suite, Final Draft, Celtex, Microsoft Office Suite, etc.

 

 

 

 

NON-MEDIA EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

 

04/2010 - 06/2011: Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi, TX - Classroom Technology and Audio/Visual Support Technician

 

08/2009 - 12/2009:  Strawbridge Studios - Photographer (Seasonal)

 

06/2004 - 05/2005: Southern Illinois University - Carbondale - Student Resident Assistant

 

06/1999 - 06/2003: United States Navy - Electronic Warfare Technician Petty Officer Second Class (E5) (Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist); Electronic Warfare Module Supervisor, Master-at-Arms Assistant Watch Commander and Field Training Officer, Ship’s Emissions Control (EMCON) Coordinator, Sexual Assault Victims Intervention-Command Representative; Morale, Welfare, and Recreation Supervisor.

 

 

 

 

UNITED STATES NAVY TRAINING COURSES:

 

Boot Camp, Job Oriented Basic Skills Strand IV (JOBS IV), Electronic Warfare “A” School, Military Police Training, Special Operations Response Team (SORT), Shipboard Anti-Terrorism Defense Unit, Vessel Boarding Search and Seizure (VBSS), Adverse-Materials Care and Handling, First Aid and Safety, Lifeguard & Water Safety, Tactical Decision Support Systems, Personnel Supervision, Business and Professional Communications, Nautical Science (Navigation and Seamanship), Computer System Operations, Computer System Trouble Shooting and Maintenance, Operational Risk Management (ORM). (06/1999-06/2003)

 

 

 

 

UNITED STATES NAVY AWARDS:

 

Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist, Blue Jacket of the Quarter 2000 (CVN 70), National Defense Service Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (x 2), Flag Letter of Commendation, Letter of Commendation, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon, Navy Good Conduct Medal, Navy Battle “E” Ribbon, Expert Pistol Shot Medal, Navy Riffle Marksmanship (Sharpshooter) Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal.

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