I'm Adam C. Fisk, an American screenwriter and family man originally from southern New York State, but currently living in Alberta, Canada. This is my resume, which details my overall skills and experience that I believe are relevant to this position.
To successfully establish a career in film and television production,
music production, interactive media, stage production and live-action
family amusement, eventually opening a production company of my own.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
-Freelance writer of song lyrics, poetry, stories and scripts for amateur stage, audio and visual productions, with three feature-length screenplays completed: A period adventure, a dark fantasy story and a sci-fi/action thriller.
-Placed on the Winners' Page among the top 20 entries of the 2001 New Century Writer Awards contest for the short story basis of what eventually became my second feature-length screenplay, "Secret Elizabeth."
-Quarterfinalist - The Happy Writer's 2013 screenwriting contest for my script, "Verge of Insanity."
-Winner of Special Achievement award from National Society of Poets.
- Almost twenty years of drums, percussion, vocal and electronic music experience.
-Actor, producer, director, set builder, lighting and audio/visual technician for numerous amateur stage and short video productions.
-Experienced video/audio editor with knowledge of Avid and Adobe video editing programs, Acid, Sound Forge and Vegas audio capturing, mixing and editing programs, various types of audio recording equipment; digital, VHS and S-VHS video cameras, digital and 35mm still shot cameras and still shot film developing.
-Extensive knowledge of popular films, music, and the general entertainment industry.
-Excellent sales, customer service, organizational, supervisory and communication skills and experience.
-More than ten years' worth of experience working directly with the general public.
-More than a year of coax cable, internet, telephone and media component systems installation experience.
-More than ten years' experience with various computer software applications including MS Word, Works, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint and Celtx, as well as extensive Internet research skills and experience.
State University of New York at Dutchess, Poughkeepsie, NY
Earned A.S. degree in Communications and Media Arts, May, 2008
Vice President, Political Science Club; Club Representative to the Student Government
Participant, Student Government Leadership Weekend retreat, October, 2007
Co-organizer, “Battle of the Bands Benefit for Invisible Children,” December, 2007
Participant, National Issues Forum at Dutchess Community College, March, 2008
Organizer, “American Visionist Social Rally,” Activity/Video Production, April, 2008
Award recipient for outstanding service to the DCC Political Science Club, May, 2008
Recruiter/Participant, DCCAN student poll worker program through Vassar College
and the Dutchess County Board of Elections, August-November, 2008.
BOCES Technical School, Salt Point, NY
Certificate in Forklift Operations (03/2002)
Certificate in Introduction To Computers (Basic Operations, 04/1997)
Beacon High School, Beacon, NY/BOCES Technical School, Salt Point, NY
Earned GED (03/1994)
-Product Tech - Aaron's Sales and Lease, Poughkeepsie, NY
10/2008 - 6/2010
Delivering, installing, servicing and picking up computers, electronic media
components and general merchandise, interacting with various customers.
-Marketing Assistant/Production Tech, Motion Labs, Cortlandt Manor, NY
6/2005 - 11/2005
Assisted with sales and advertising, performed production of staging equipment.
-Installer - Cable Line, Wappingers Falls NY
12/2004 - 5/2005
Installed coax cable, digital telephone lines and internet systems.
-Photographer/Sales - Freeze Frame, Sea World, Orlando, FL
7/2004 - 9/2004
Responsible for photography, photo packages, and guest relations.
-Inventory & Customer Service Rep - Borders, Poughkeepsie, NY
10/2003 - 12/2003
Assisted with store set-up, café operations, and interacted with customers.
-Intern - Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL
Interacted with guests and assisted with operation of attractions.
-Video Edit Lab Supervisor - Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie, NY
8/2000 - 5/2001
Responsible for operation of lab, assisted students with video editing projects,
monitored computer functioning and coordinated repairs.