SELECTED WORK EXPERIENCE

FILMMAKER, FOUNDER
HÖMA Pictures LLC, Atlanta, GA/Brooklyn, NY
40 HRS/WEEK
MAR 2017-PRESENT
  • As a producer, arranged shooting schedules, locations, and deadlines for film and multimedia productions. As director, designed, planned, and executed visual elements.
  • Directed and produced works have been recognized and awarded at festivals across the globe, including the Austin Film Festival and the British Academy of Film and Television (BAFTA) qualified Aesthetica Film Festival, and have been featured on a number of prominent film and creative platforms.
  • Wrote, directed, edited, and produced a feature film production that came in 35% under budget, was picked up for worldwide distribution, and is pending release.


HEAD OF FILM CREATIVE
Concept Factory, Atlanta, GA
15 HRS/WEEK
JUL 2022 - PRESENT
  • Responsible for planning, creating, overseeing, and archiving organization productions, such as events, marketing campaigns, training videos, creative projects, and more.
  • Oversees team of film creatives to develop projects to push Concept Factory’s vision of creating spaces for visual storytellers.
  • Executed creative direction that led to development of Concept Factory’s growing City Meetups/Community Program.


CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Percy Park Worldwide (PPW), Atlanta, GA/Los Angeles, CA
15 HRS/WEEK
NOV 2020 - PRESENT
  • Creative Partner, Content Creator, and Talent, working closely on creative projects with PPW clients and high-profile customers such as Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Eric Bellinger, actor Myles Truitt (BMF, Stranger Things, Atlanta), Emmy-winning Producer and Writer Chris O’Connor, and more.
  • Developed creative treatments, decks, scripts, and pitched projects to industry executives and creatives, including Blumhouse Productions, Chernin Entertainment, and Legendary Pictures.


FREELANCE DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKER AND EDITOR
Movikarma, Atlanta, GA/Los Angeles, CA
15 HRS/WEEK
DEC 2020
  • Independently planned, scripted, designed, photographed, and edited two short documentary installments for Movikarma’s Voter Mobilization Project to enhance voter awareness in the state of Georgia.
  • Developed scripts for short films to deliver messages on the importance of voting to Georgia residents.


FILM AND VISUAL ARTS TEACHING ARTIST
Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA
40 HRS/WEEK
APR 2019 - AUG 2021
  • Leading instructor of Film and Visual Arts Programs for students in 4th-9th Grade.
  • Responsible for developing curricular material and lesson plans regarding story development, screenwriting, filmmaking (directing, writing, producing), and the craft of visual art in storytelling.


FREELANCE COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR AND EDITOR
Google, Google Digital Coaches Program, Atlanta, GA
10 HRS/WEEK
OCT 2019
  • Directed, photographed, and edited a short commercial for Google’s Digital Coaches Program at their Atlanta offices.
  • Independently operated and maintained video and still camera systems, lighting, and software.


FREELANCE VIDEO EDITOR AND PRODUCER, TRAINING VIDEOS
National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) Exercises and Continuity Support Branch, Charleston, SC
10 HRS/WEEK
JUN - SEP 2015
  • Produced and edited a simulated terrorist attack training video to exercise the Port of Charleston’s Area Maritime Security Council and U.S. Coast Guard Sector Charleston under the direction of NCTC Exercises and Continuity Support Branch leadership.
  • The project was instrumental in setting the stage and creating a mindset for the council to respond appropriately to the attack. This event was successful in identifying key improvements in the application of resources, operations, and capabilities.
  • Received Challenge Coin from NCTC Leadership.


EDUCATION:

SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN
SEP 2018 - JUN 2023, Atlanta, GA
BFA, Film and Television
  • Dean’s List, 3.34 GPA


AMERICAN UNIVERSITY
JUL 2017, Washington, D.C.
National Student Leadership Program, Journalism, Media, and Film


SKILLS:
  • Film Direction, Screenwriting, Film Editing, Cinematography, Creative Direction, Photography, Art Direction, Creative Writing, Songwriting,
          Camera Operation
  • Visual Information Software (Highly Proficient in all): DaVinci Resolve Studio, Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Creative Suite, Google Workspace Tools, Logic Pro, Microsoft Office


SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS/AFFILIATIONS:

International Screenwriters’ Association (2021-Present), Concept Factory (2021-Present), Percy Park Worldwide (2020-Present), Atlanta Film Production Group (2020-Present), Free The Work (2020-Present), Workhouse Arts Center (2009-Present), Virginia Production Alliance (2018-2019)


SELECTED HONORS, AWARDS, AND RECOGNITION:

BEYOND THE SHORT, Lost, sometimes, Official Selection 2022
BOOOOOOOMTV, YÜRA: Two of Us, Official Selection (CA) (as Producer/Creative Consultant) 2021
AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL, Loverboy, Finalist, Second Rounder For Drama Teleplay Pilot (USA) 2021
SHOWSTUDIO BY NICK KNIGHT, YÜRA: Two of Us, Official Selection (UK) (as Producer/Creative Consultant) 2021
NATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FOR TALENTED YOUTH, Run Away They’ll See Us, Nominee, Best Experimental Film (USA) 2020
TRINITY FILM FESTIVAL, You Almost Saw Me, Winner, Best Directing (USA) 2020
AESTHETICA FILM FESTIVAL, The Silence Is Black And White, Official Selection (UK) 2019
NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL SCREENPLAY AWARDS, And Home We Came, Winner, Best Short Screenplay (USA) 2018
THE GOLDEN SCRIPT COMPETITION, And Home We Came, Winner, Best Short Screenplay (UK) 2019
VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, Art Fellowship, Film/Video Official Recipient (USA) 2018
CHALLENGE COIN, NCTC Exercises and Continuity Support Branch, 2015




REPRESENTED BY: PERCY PARK WORLD - DAETRIUS CRAIG AND J.R. HARRIS













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