producing, writing, editing, and filming since high school, i've been involved in both broadcast news and fictional storytelling within my high school, and have gone on to take multiple courseS in college to further polish my television skills (mass media research methods, program development, korean media industries, global media seminarL: disney, introduction to studio production, introduction to field production, introduction to media industries, media writing, new telecommunications technologies, global flow of information). here i have listed some of my work.
sTARTING IN FEBRUARY i AM A SALES, PRODUCTION, AND DEVELOPMENT INTERN FOR LOTUS ENTERTAINMENT, A STUDIO IN LOS ANGELES THAT MANAGES A VARIETY OF FILMS AND TELEVISION PROJECTS. While here, I perform administrative duties, script coverage, pitch deck polishing and creation, meeting scheduling, email correspondence, etc. Overall, this internship has developed both my creative and business mindset, cultivating a willingness to dive straight into the fast-paced environment of the media industry.
Through January and February of 2019 I was a development intern for a small studio known as montgomery studios in Los Angeles, working alongside various coordinators as well as the executive staff in completing script coverage, participating in meetings, conducting industry research, and learning other aspects of office administration such as handling phones and managing meetings. I learned about the development process for both animated and live-action pilots and contributing to polishing them both. Additionally, I reviewed branded content and collaborated with staff in honing pitch decks and presentations to make the most convincing sell.
A creative space and media incubator, the studio operates in giving students an opportunity to experience the realities of the work involved in bringing a creative vision to financial From 2017 to 2018, I was the director of creative acquisitions where my duties included: Collaborating with other student execs on The Studio's events/workshops/projects, Analyzing and assessing pitches for creative and financial feasibility for development and production, and Constructing contracts for accepted pitches.
In nOVEMBer 2017 i ALSO PLAYED A MAJOR ROLE IN THE "pITCH iT TO pRODUCE iT" EVENT. As the Content Acquisitions Director for The Studio, I was responsible for scouting and reviewing student pitches based on The Studio's creative, financial, and brand guidelines, selecting six to pass through the first stage. I then collected their treatments (for which I designed and gave guidelines for) and promotional videos for the second round of judging (in which all studio execs had a say), and prepared pitchers for their presentation during the event. In addition, I assisted in creating the event's schedule, set-up, and organization, and collaborated with industry alumni for the final round of judging during the event as well.
During FalL 2018 I was A STORYBOARD ARTIST FOR THE iCTV SHOW “LOOSE LEAF,” an animated show WHICH FOLLOWS the adventures of a girl named max. I attended weekly meetings to collaborate in writing and drawing the outline of the show with a group of other artists and producers.
the director’s chair
As of fall 2018, I am a writer on the ictv show “the director’s chair,” a show focusing on spotlighting student filmmakers, studio production, and media industry news.
During the winter of 2017-2018, i interned for the talent agency John Casablancas of Connecticut. During my time there, I shadowed the president during model/actor interviews and staff meetings, coordinated and analyzed social media outreach (which included creating a youtube video outreach and development production plan) added leads to the firm's database, and rewrote documents for the instruction manual for new agents.
Project Look sharp
During the Fall 2017 semester, i worked as the media outreach marketing intern for project look sharp, a not-for-profit media literacy organization focused on how an understanding of the media can be implemented in children's learning. here, my responsibilities included: Developing a video & audio production plan for media outreach (e.g., for media outlets), Designing, drafting,and sending follow-up communications to different media outlets, Coordinating marketing efforts with Ithaca Media Relations for press releases and Using Filemaker to research and add media contacts to the database.
dURING THE 2017 MONTHS OF JULY AND AUGUST i STUDied ABROAD AT HANYANG UNVERISTY IN SOUTH KOREA. THERE I took courses on INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, VISUAL LANGUAGE IN MEDIA AND KOREAN MEDIA INDUSTRIES, LEARNING ABOUT HOW THeSE VARIOUS FACETS OF MEDIA PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION AFFECT MEDIA INDUSTRIES AND INTERACTIONS WITHIN AND BEYOND SOUTH KOREA.
AN online magazine and studio focusing on WOMEN'S lifestyle and culture, DARLING MAGAZINE PUBLISHED my article "5 women-Centric shows to binge watch now" IN MID-JULY.
A MEDIA COMPANY AND ONLINE MAGAZINE CREATED BT AND AIMED AT MILLENNIAL WOMEN FROM AROUND THE WORLD, THE TEMPEST has published a few articles written by me that focus specifically on the intersections of race and gender in the media (both behind and in front of the camera).
During June I wrote a television review for mediaversity, an online organization that analyzes and critiques tv shows and films based on their understanding and handling of quality, race, gender, and lgbtq topics.
Oddfellows playhouse youth theater
As a media communications and public relations volunteer, during the months of may and june 2017, i Draft the social media outreach plan, Create newsletters, Produce short promo videos, Research other arts organizations for collaboration, and Craft and send out Press Releases for the non-profit oddfellows playhouse youth theater.
Whalen academic symposium
aT iTHACA COLLEGE'S SPRING UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH CONVENTION i PRESENTED MY RESEARCH ON THE CARTOON TV show MINI-SERIES "OVER THE GARDEN WALL" AND DANTE'S "INFERNO" TO OBSERVE WHAT THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE SIMILARITIES BETWEEN THESE TWO PIECES OF WORK AND WHAT THIS SIGNIFICANCE SAYS ABOUT EFFECTIVE STORYTELLING FOR a MODERN AUDIENCE.
Campus retreat and ithakids
eNTERING COLLEGE, I SOON BECAME INVOLVED WITH THE SCHOOL'S TELEVISION NETWORK AS WELL AS THE MULTIPLE ORGANIZATIONS RELATED TO THE FIELD OF COMMUNICATIONS. On the show "campus retreat" i WAS THE aSSISTANT sCRIPT supervisor IN WHICH MY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDED RECORDING TAKES, CHECKING FOR SCENE CONSISTENCY, AND REHEARSING LINES WITH ACTORS AND ACTRESSES. i ATTENDED SETS ON SATURDAYS FOR A ABOUT SEVEN HOURS A WEEK (EXCLUDING SCREENING TIMES).
As of Spring 2017, I was also a writer for the award-winning kids show "ithakids," in which I write activities, themes, and discussion topics for both the hosts and children onscreen to engage in.
aS A VIDEOGRAPHY INTERN FOR THE ITHACA VOICE, AN ONLINE NONPROFIT NEWS ORGANIZATION, I WAS RESPOSIBLE FOR TRANSCRIBING AND ORDERING EDITS Of INTERVIEWS FOR THE SITE. For more information on my written work, please see the writing section.