Creative professional with extensive experience in writing and developing for the visual arts industry. Enthusiastic and passionate in the pursuit of children’s storytelling for a variety of platforms.
The Professional Resume of
Writer | Researcher | Script Coordinator
Script Coordinator, The Ohmies Productions; Halifax, NS,
The Moblees (30x’10) – 2014
Responsibilities included: Script scheduling and tracking, meeting
minutes, distribution of all notes and final documents.
Development, Ocean Entertainment; Halifax, NS – 2009 – 2013
Responsibilities included: Sourcing new talent and developing and writing series concepts accordingly. Reviewing and presenting broadcaster schedules and trends.
Ocean Entertainment Screen Credits include, but not limited to:
Writer, Ocean Entertainment; Halifax, NS, Spice Goddess Season 2 (13 x ‘30)
For: Food Network Canada & Cooking Channel US – 2010 -11
Responsibilities included: Developing season overview and episode themes. Reviewing recipes, building scripts and editing content. Writing show content; including episode intros, commercial outs, episode extros. Delivering written episodic summaries to broadcaster.
Researcher, Ocean Entertainment; Halifax, NS, Chef Abroad, Seasons 1 & 2 (26 x ‘30)
For: Food Network Canada – 2007 – 09
Responsibilities included: Researching and development of episode concepts. Writing and pitching of story structure and episode progression. Pre-interviewing on-camera subjects. Delivering written episodic summaries to broadcaster.
Script Coordinator, Ocean Entertainment; Halifax, NS, French Food at Home, (65 x ‘30)
For: Food Network Canada – 2005 – 08
Responsibilities included: Developing season overview and episode themes. Reviewing recipes and building scripts. Delivering written episodic summaries to broadcaster.
Director | Writer | Producer
I’ve had the opportunity to work on many amazing moving picture projects and hope to continue.
Director/Writer, A Taste of Fate, HD Video, RT 5:00 min – May 2014
Winner of the 2014 Los Angeles Taste Award for short film.
Producer/Director/Writer, Strange Attraction, Super 8 format, RT 3:00 min – March 2012
Screenings: Cannes Creativity Festival 2012, London Soho Shorts Film Festival 2012
Producer/Director/Writer, A Very Merry Christmas, Super 8 format, RT 3:00 min – December 2011
Screenings: AFCOOP Holiday Film Challenge 2011 – placed 2nd
Food | Portrait
I have always enjoyed taking pictures. My professional expertise is in food and portrait photography. My current interests are in theme based work.
NSCC, Screen Arts, class of ’05
Dartmouth High School, class of ’99
Personal Development | Volunteer
NSCAD, Extended Studies, Mixed Media Arts, May 2012 – July 2012
AFCOOP – Film 5 Jury participant – January 2012
AFF, Writing for the Movies: Concept to Outline session with Noel Baker – April 2010
AFF, Inspired Doc Master Class with Kevin McMahon – September 2009
Writing and concept/story development. Research and reporting. Coordinating and logistics. Online web maintenance. Food and portrait photography.