About Amy

Diligent and motivated media industry professional seeking to utilize strong organizational and interpersonal skills, with a high interest in creative industries and project coordination. Looking to shift career focus, while leveraging skills gained through previous experience including: creative collaboration, being resourceful and detailed-oriented, and creating art.

Professional Experience

  October 2021 - Current

Freelance     

Camera Assistant

  • Assist with assessing camera equipment needs for the production

  • Ensure all necessary equipment is received by coordinating with camera rental house

  • Test equipment for functionality at camera preps; order replacements as needed

  • Organize and manage a substantial quantity of equipment on location

  • Execute Director of Photography's plans by completing and delegating tasks to achieve desirable outcome Support and assist the Director of Photography throughout production\

  • Ensure equipment is properly torn down and inventoried in preparation for returning to rental house

Video Editor

  • Organize raw footage on hard drives and in non-linear editing programs

  • Assemble and cut footage on timeline to create a cohesive story

  • Add creative effects and graphics to enhance the story

  • Implement client feedback during revisions

  • Export final video according to deliverable platform

Substitute Teacher

  • Interpret lesson plans quickly

  • Manage student behavior

  • Create reports to keep permanent staff informed

Video Production Assistant

January 2021-September 2021

Image Resources

  • Facilitate legal depositions remotely through virtual meeting spaces

  • Coach attorneys and witnesses through technical aspects of remote depositions

  • Shoot and edit in-person depositions and settlement documentaries

  • Support and assist Production Manager in day-to-day office and production tasks

  • Adapt quickly to changes in production plansInitiate dialogue with clients to produce the best video for their needs

Service & Hospitality

August 2017-September 2021

Server & Bartender

  • Obtain extensive menu knowledge to advise customers and upsell menu items when appropriate

  • Prepare restaurant tables with special attention to sanitation and order

  • Engage with customers in a fun and positive manner
    Manage large number of guests in high volume establishment

  • Serve private parties with exceptional attention

  • Operate cash registers and manage financial transactions

  • Collaborate with other restaurant servers and kitchen/bar staff

  • Attend to complaints or problems with a positive attitude

Graduate Assistant

August 2018-May 2020

David Owsley Museum of Art

  • Partner with the art museum, Ball State University, and Muncie community schools to produce documentaries and promotional videos

  • Generate ideas for b-roll and interview questions based off client needs

  • Coordinate with interview subjects and locations to schedule shoots

  • Organize footage for archival and editing purposes

  • Direct other graduate assistants during the production and editing process

  • Collaborate with clients during the editing and revision processes

Software Experience

Adobe Creative Suite, DaVinci Resolve, Microsoft Office, G Suite, Zoom, Slack

Camera Experience

RED, Canon C-Line, Canon C70, Canon DSLR, Sony Fx9, FS7, F55, Venice, Alexa Mini, Amira, Panavision DXL2, Blackmagic Ursa, Pocket Cinema Camera, Panasonic S5

Selected Credits
Camera Assistant
TopCourt - Pickleball
Dir. Kyle Bullington | 1st Assistant Camera | Video Tutorial | 2022
Juneteenth Celebration
Dir. Oscar Chavez | 2nd Assistant Camera | Commerical | 2022
My Parnter's Wife
Dir. Lindsay Hartley | 2nd Assistant Camera | Feature | 2022
Mystery in Paradise
Dir. Lane Bishop | 1st Assistant Camera | Feature | 2022
Simi Valley School Corps. 
Dir. Corey Hutchinson | 1st Assistant Camera | Commercial | 2022
Mother's Deadly Son
Dir. Chris Lancey | 2nd Assistant Camera | Feature | 2021
Angela Elliot for IN
Dir. Adam Allen | 1st Assistant Camera | Political Ad | 2020
Unknown 
Dir. Micah Holtgraves | 1st Assistant Camera | Short Film | 2019
Director of Photography | Camera Operator
Supper
Dir. Austin Webster | Short Film 
Clay
Dir. Ashley Mullen | Short Film 
The Route
Dir. Holly Barnhart | Short Film 
Whispers 
Dir. Zoe Taylor | Short Film 
Our Universal Language: Music and the Human Soul 
Dir. John Osterhoudt | Documentary 
Interrogation
Dir. Austin Webster | Short Film 
Ball State University Centennial Celebration Project
Dir. John Osterhoudt | Documentary 
Ball State University Centennial Celebration Project
Dir.  Zoe Taylor | Video Series 

Education

Ball State University | May 2018
Bachelor of Arts in Video Production, Minor in Theatrical Studies 

Ball State University | May 2020
Master of Art in Digital Storytelling