Work

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Marvin Hamlisch International Music AwardsNew York, NY
Founding Board (February 2019 to Present)

CINEWashington, DC
Executive Director (July 2016 to June 2018)
Director of Awards & Operations (January 2014 to June 2016)
Director of Competitions (July 2007 to December 2013)
Competition Administrator (April 2003 to June 2007)

AFIDOCSWashington, DC
Venue Manager: Newseum, National Musem of American History, National Air & Space Museum, National Museum of African American History and Culture (June 2018)
Talent Wrangler: Newseum (June 2017)

Ekotopfilm — EnvirofilmBratislava, Slovakia
Juror (April 2018/May 2019)

Key West Film FestivalKey West, FL
Consultant/Grantwriter (March 2018 to Present)

DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities, Washington, DC
Panelist, Arts and Humanities Fellowship Program (AHFP), Media Arts Cohort (June 2016 to July 2017)

HollyShorts Film FestivalLos Angeles, CA
Juror, Student Film Category (August 2015)

ScriptDCWashington, DC
Juror (June 2015)

Santa Fe Independent Film FestivalSanta Fe, NM
Juror, Short Film Category (April 2015)

Julien Dubuque International Film FestivalDubuque, IA
Curator/Presenter, CINE Student Film Showcase (April 2014)


PRESENTATIONS & PANELS

“A Netflix Original: The Unexpected Journey of Orson Welles”
New England Graduate Media Symposium, Emerson College (March 2019)

CINE PitchFest Presented by A&E: Be Original
NYU Washington DC, Washington, DC (October 2016)
Austin Public in partnership with the Austin Film Society, Austin, TX (October 2016)
The Los Angeles Film School, Los Angeles, CA (November 2016)
University of California at Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, Berkeley, CA (November 2016)
SVA Theatre at the School of Visual Arts, New York, NY (November 2016)

CINE PitchFest Master Class Program
USC School of Cinematic Arts, Los Angeles, CA (April 2017 and November 2017)
DC Shorts Film Festival, Washington, DC (September 2017)
NYU Washington DC (February 2017)
American University MFA Film & Media Arts, Washington, DC (September 2016 and September 2017)
University of California at Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, Berkeley, CA (November 2016)
Howard University School of Communication (September 2016)

“The Art of the Pitch” for 202Creates
DC Office of Cable, Television, Film, Music and Entertainment, Washington, DC (February 2018)

“Mentoring the Next John Williams”
Massachusetts Music Educators Association Conference, Boston, MA (May 2017)


EDUCATION

CURRENT: MASTER OF FINE ARTS, Film & Television Studies
Boston University, College of Communication, Boston, MA
Expected graduation: May 2020

BACHELOR OF ARTS, Electronic Media
The George Washington University, School of Media & Public Affairs, Washington, DC
May 2004
Magna cum laude
University Honors Program Scholar
National Collegiate Communications Arts Award (2003)