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Resume/CV

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

Dual M.F.A. in Film/Video and Writing, with Concentrations in Integrated Media &

Text/Image

California Institute of the Arts Graduate Studies (CalArts)

B.A. Film and Television, with Concentrations in Production, Documentary,

Screenwriting, & Critical Studies

UCLA Undergraduate Studies (UCLA)

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EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

LOS ANGELES FILMFORUM, Los Angeles, CA

Board Member and Curator in the Programming Committee -  1/23 – Present

 

SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY (SDSU), San Diego, CA

Adjunct Faculty/Lecturer in Art & Design - 1/21 – Present

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, SAN BERNARDINO (CSUSB), San Bernardino, CA

Adjunct Faculty/Lecturer in Art & Design - 09/18 – Present

THE ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURES ARTS AND SCIENCES (THE ACADEMY), Los Angeles, CA

Researcher, Production Coordinator, Production Assistant, Quality Control assistant,

Translator, Indexer, Note-taker, and Transcoder of Interviews for Oral History

(Project-based) - 8/15 – 03/2020

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA

Summer Discovery Middle and High School Lead Instructor and Editor for: The Film

Academy, Film/Video Production Courses, Introduction to Psychology Courses, and

Critical Studies Courses in Film History about ‘The Principles of Advertising’ and

‘Jewish History and Leadership in Hollywood’ (Summers) 06/16 – 10/22

SELF HELP GRAPHICS & ART (SHG), Los Angeles, CA

Teaching Artist - 03/19 – 08/21

FREE-LANCE TEACHING-ARTIST for the Los Angeles Unified School District & the Los Angeles County Office of Education - 09/14 – 06/21

Directing Change Program and Film Contest Teaching-Artist at John R. Wooden High School

Teaching-Artist - 09/18 – 04/21

CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE FOR THE ARTS (CALARTS), Valencia, CA

Lead Instructor, Teaching-Artist, AmeriCorps Fellow, Artist-in-Residence in Los Angeles Unified School District, Art Administrator Assistant - 09/15 – 05/18 & 09/19-05/21  

Exploring the Arts Teaching-Artist at the Santee Education Complex

Teaching-Artist - 09/18 – 06/20

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH (CSULB), Long Beach, CA

Adjunct Faculty/Lecturer in Art Education - 02/18 – 08/18

            

ARTWORXLA,Los Angeles, CA

Lead Instructor & Teaching Instructor - 08/17 – 03/18

DITIGAL REVOLUTION, Long Beach, CA

Production Coordinator, Cinematographer, and Production Assistant - 08/16 – 06/18

COLBURN SCHOOL (COLBURN), Los Angeles, CA

Summer Encounter Visual Arts Workshop Instructor - 08/15 – 08/15 & 08/16 – 08/16

UNIVERSITY CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES, CHIPARAKI Cultural Civic Computing Center and UCLA School of Theater, Film and various projects for The Center for Research in Engineering, Media and Performance (REMAP), a joint effort of UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and Television (TFT) and Samueli School of Engineering

Research Artist/Research Assistant - 01/07 – 01/09

UCLA School of Public Policy and Urban Planning LOTS Project, Los Angeles, CA

Urban Planning and New Media Research and Investigation - 06/08 – 08/08

UCLA’S Graduate Student Associations’ MELNITZ MOVIES             

Assistant Programmer - 08/02 – 012/05

CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE FOR THE ARTS (CALARTS), Valencia, CA 

Student Instructor - 09/11 – 07/14

​Teaching Assistant (TA)- 09/11 – 05/14

Library Worker - 05/13 – 10/13​

Student Council Senator, School of Film/Video - 09/12 – 06/13​

Video Library Worker - 01/12 – 05/13​

MATHNASIUM- MATH LEARNING CENTER, Los Angeles, CA

Math Tutor - 01/09 – 06/12​

 

WORLD FUND, Los Angeles, CA

Assistant Editor - 03/09 – 04/09

 

LOS ANGELES MEDIA COLLECTIVE (LA CO-MEDIA), Los Angeles, CA      
Lead Organizer - 11/08 –11/11

LOS ANGELES THEATRE CENTER, Los Angeles, CA                                    

Videographer, Documentarian/ Receptionist, Head Usher, House Manager, and Box Office Treasurer - 08/08 – 06/10                                      ​

 

COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOUNDATION, Los Angeles, CA                               

Math, Writing & English Language Arts Tutor - 01/08 – 06/08

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ENTREPRENEUR EXPERIENCE

INDEPENDENT FILM PRODUCTION COMPANY, Los Angeles, CA        

Documentarian, Producer, Cinematographer, Director, Editor, DVD Maker - 05/15 – Present        

 

INDEPENDENT SPECIAL EVENTS VIDEOGRAPHER, Los Angeles, CA 

Documentarian, Producer, Cinematographer, Director, Editor, DVD Maker - 01/07 – 09/13                  

 

INDEPENDENT TRANSLATOR, Los Angeles, CA                                            

Provide translation across Southern California, in educational settings, special events, local businesses and non-profit organizations - 07/08 – 10/13

 

MEDIA CONSULTANT, Los Angeles, CA                                                           

Provide media consulting across Southern California, in educational settings, special events, local businesses and non-profit organizations -  07/08 – 10/13

 

 

INDEPENDENT TUTOR FOR PUBLIC, PUBLIC-CHARTER & PUBLIC-MAGNET SCHOOLS, Los Angeles, CA  Provide tutorial instruction across Los Angeles County, covering all K-12 curriculum, adult school and community college coursework -  07/08 – 10/13

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Imparted Weekly Book Discussions on books by: Michel Foucault, Yuval Noah Harari,

Alex Pentland, Steven Pinker, Ken Wilber, Priya Satia, Lewis Hyde, Antonio Damasio,

Gemma Corradi Fiumara, Humberto Maturana, Francisco Varela, Shunryu Suzuki, Hannah

Arendt, David Graeber, David Wengrow, Douglas Hofstadter, Brooks Jackson, Kathleen Hall

Jamieson, Ian McGilchrist, Evan Thompson, Eleanor Rosch, Donna Michelle Anderson, Blake

Snyder, Jamie Nash, Robert Towne, James Bridle, Peter Block, Christine Vachon, V.I.

Pudovkin, Iain McGilchrist, Hannah Arendt, Peter Bosma, Spike Lee, & Isabel Wilkerson

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