Entertainment Assistant Resume Sample


Entertainment Assistant Resume Sample

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QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY

Creative thinker, performance-driven, and motivated professional, with a strong educational foundation and experience in the entertainment industry. Equipped with exceptional writing proficiency, coupled with impeccable verbal, written, and presentation skills. Personable with a positive attitude and desire to learn and acquire new knowledge and abilities. Possesses a keen eye for detail and extreme capability to multitask in a fiercely competitive, challenging, and fast-paced environment. Technically savvy, proficient in Microsoft Excel, Mac, and Final Draft.

EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts in Screenwriting
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-LOS ANGELES (UCLA)
Received three (3) Fellowships

Teaching Credentials
CAL STATE DOMINGUEZ HILLS

Bachelor of Fine Arts in English/Creative Writing, Minor in Theater
STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK (SUNY)
Graduated with Honors

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Entertainment and Production

SELF-EMPLOYED, LOS ANGELES, CA | 1996-Present
Freelance Script Reader

  • Proactively worked as a freelance script reader for Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Showtime, Blackbird Fly Productions, American Film Market, IFP West, Granada Entertainment, Fox TV Studios, Slamdance Screenplay Competition, Angel Ark Prods, Avnet Kerner Productions, and Quality Artists Agency.
  • Worked collaboratively with creative personnel, including writers, directors, and producers.
  • Handled the screening and evaluation of potential film acquisitions.
  • Prepared and documented detailed reports for domestic and international festivals.
  • Researched and proposed recommendations on scripts and projects.

ABC COMPANY, LOS ANGELES, CA | 2001-2002
Writer’s Assistant

  • Served as writer’s assistant and supported the “sitcom legend” Danny Simon in writing a book.

Teaching and Leadership

BCD ACADEMY, LOS ANGELES, CA | 2007-Present
FGH DAY SCHOOL, LOS ANGELES, CA | 2003-2007
English Teacher

STAR PROGRAM, LOS ANGELES, CA | 2002-2003
Drama Teacher

HIJ  HIGH SCHOOL, INGLEWOOD, CA | 1993-1999
English, Humanities, Screenwriting, Drama, and Advanced Drama Teacher

JKL HIGH SCHOOL, INGLEWOOD, CA | 1990-1993
English, Honors English, Drama, ESL Teacher/Director

  • Taught two Inner City high schools as well as two Jewish middle schools and provided English and History curriculum, proper writing techniques, and recommendation regarding alternative style methods and organizational formats.
  • Built and cultivated touring improvisational troupe and directed three musicals.
  • Utilized superior writing skills in proofreading and editing student papers as well as in providing feedback to students on respective writing strengths, weaknesses, and tendencies
  • Delivered drama, advanced drama, and screenwriting curriculum to various students, including 5th graders and improvisation to K-5.
  • Rendered exceptional assistance to students in improving their grammar, organization, and writing style.

INTERNSHIPS

“Mad TV” Sketch Show, Hollywood, CA | Fall 2001

  • Functioned as production assistant and interned on a sketch comedy show to organize, run, and copy scripts.

“King of the Hill” TV Show, Culver City, CA | Spring 2001

  • Took charge in rendering assistance in all aspects of an animated TV show in cooperation with writers’ assistants; dubbed tapes, facilitated time and set credits; organized and documented scripts.

Fox TV Studios, Culver City, CA | Fall 2000

  • Interned and supported the head of movies and miniseries at Fox TV Studios.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Landmark Education
University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) Alumni
Writers Guild Independent Caucus
ImprovOlympic Alumni Member

AWARDS AND HONORS

Received various recognition and awards, including:

  • Slamdance Teleplay Competition
  • Scriptapalooza, Inc. Competition for Sitcom Category
  • Samuel Goldwyn Screenwriting Award (1st Place)
  • Indieshares Competition (2nd Place)
  • Nicholls Finalist (2x)
  • HBO New Writer’s Program
  • Fishbaugh Scholarship
  • Young & The Restless Screenwriting Fellowship
  • Zaki Gordon Screenwriting Trophy
  • Israeli Writing Program Scholarship

ACTIVITIES

Freelance Tutor, Self Expression and Leadership Coach at Landmark Education
Volunteer at Peak Potentials
Improvisational Performer

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