George Mason University graduate (December 2016) seeking an internship or entry level job in the field of video production. BA in Communications with a concentration in media production and criticism. Internships and volunteer positions on various film and video projects most heavily during the past year. Strengths are quickness to learn and improve skills and methods, working well on teams, and constant striving for quality and growth.
-Portfolio and Reel (unlisted): https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaWstKJ8PhPkRKw05fdAXw7xCzqwvOoKl
Intermediate Video Editing (Premiere Pro)
Intermediate Videography (primarily on Canon and Panasonic DSLRs) and Audio Recording
Pre-production and Writing
Basic Audio Editing/Mixing (Audition, Premiere Pro)
Basic Photo and Graphics Editing (Photoshop)
Photography (street/city and landscape)- https://whyexistmgodino.wordpress.com/photography/
George Mason University (Transferred)
2014-2016 (graduated Dec. 2016 with honors, GPA: 3.66)
University of Mary Washington
Woodbridge Senior High School
Arlington Independent Media
December 2017 - February 2018
Field and studio courses taken for certification at AIM in Arlington to gain more technical knowledge, and to volunteer on their studio and field productions.
September 2017-May 2018
Part-time multimedia (video, photo, and blog) editing intern/volunteer. Your Sunshine is an Oakton, VA nonprofit with educational and recreational programs focused on youth and adults with special needs. Organized and created (and edited) photo, graphics, and video for them. Included creating flyers and brochures, photographing/filming at events, and editing videos of the nonprofit's activities. Worked in their office or from home three days a week, 15-24 hours per week.
*Organization video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUD1008Z-yk&t=50s
May 2018 - August 2018
Interned in videography and editing at Neo Elite. Duties included helping/ camera work at shoots for their DC Soul Stage and Millenials in Music series. Edited video and audio for several series, and gained more advanced skills in DSLR camera work and audio editing especially (Audition and Premiere). Worked 20-40 hours per week in this position.
*YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7n6G38CG95njw8wnAxklEQ/videos
Other Volunteer and Misc. Experience
Lolly’s Gag (DC 48-hour short)
October 21, 2017 (9am -11pm)
Grip and production assistant on this short film for the DC 48-Hour Film Festival. Learned about film set duties and production work while assisting and observing the DP and director on this project.
*I Will End You (short film)
November 18, 2017 (1pm-9pm)
Production assistant on this partial reshoot (new title) of Lolly’s Gag from the 48-Hour.
Arlington Independent Media shoots (field and studio)
January 2018 - June 2018
Volunteered for at least three hours a week on field and studio productions at Arlington Independent Media. Duties on shoots included camera work, audio, lighting, and general production assistance. Beginning March 2018, co-produced a documentary project involving securing and shooting interviews with unique local people, organizations, and businesses.
Volunteer and paid freelance work
Included shooting and editing promo for the Fitness 4 Less gym chain Sept. 2018 (see portfolio above).
Other Work Experience
Giant Food (Dale City, VA)
August 2015 - January 2018
Worked as a bagger and in parcel pickup (carts) at a local Giant since fall 2015. Beginning February 2017, worked as clerk part-time in the meat and seafood departments. Improved my communication skills in dealing with customers.
Typically drive with Lyft for 5-15 hours per week, depending on schedule and fares.
Woodbridge Senior High School Robotics Team
School robotics team during my senior year. Qualified for (and competed in) that year's Vex Robotics World Championship. Gained skills in teamwork from this experience, and a good deal of my time (several days a week, and some weekends) was devoted to this.
National Honor Society and Advanced Placement Scholars (Woodbridge Senior High School)