Skills

  • Archival & Digital Research           

  • Writing, Copywriting, & Copyediting

  • Project Management & Film Production

  • Media Analysis & Industry Interviews

  • Curriculum Design & Instruction

  • Audience Analysis

  • Writing Workshop Lead

  • Editorial Team Management

  • Talent Development & Coaching

Work Experience

PROJECT MANAGER/PRODUCER - Trade Commission, Consulate General of Canada

2021-Current

  • Wrote, directed and produced 4 "Two-Minute Canadian Stories" documentary features

  • Managed international crew of videographers, editors and crew to develop these short ads.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - TCU - FILM, TV and Digital Media, 2013-Current

2013 to Current

  • Copyedited 1000+ student essays

  • Designed and taught 20+ media studies courses for 800+ college students

  • Served on  over 12 committees, including curriculum, and DEI initiatives

  • Presented my work at over 20 international conferences from 2005-present

  • Recipient and beneficiary of over $50,000 in research and writing grants from 2005-2020

INTERVIEWER, FILM REVIEWER, 2000-Current

  • Freelance Film Writer, The Playlist, 2022-.

  • Film critic for The Varsity. Wrote 50+ reviews of films from 2000-2008.

  • Attended and reviewed movies for Toronto International Film Festival, Vancouver International Festival. Ran Q & A sessions at Lone Star Festival and Dallas Video Fest.

  • Interviews include Steven Soderbergh, Zach Braff, and Cast & Crew of Friday Night Lights.

 

FILM RESEARCHER, WRITER, AND EDITOR, 2004 to Current

 

  • Robert De Niro’s Method University of Texas Press (2022), The Cinema of Steven Soderbergh (co-author) Columbia University Press

  • Editor, Editor-in-Chief: Journal of Film and Video, The Velvet Light Trap, Flow and Cinephile. Duties include finding writers, copy editing & formatting, design & coordinating with the Art Department. 

  • Over fifteen years of researching in historical archives, internet sources, interviewing and consulting library documents, analysis & reporting these findings.
     

Education

Ph.D.: Media Studies, 05/2013

The University of Texas At Austin - Austin, TX

M.A: Film Studies, 05/2008

University of British Columbia

B.A: English And Cinema Studies, 05/2005

University of Toronto - Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 
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