Michael Park Disco Mike

Freelance Anime Artist & Comic Artist

Location:Brooklyn, New York, United States
2 Skills

5/93-12/11 Millennium Film Workshop 66 E 4th Street, NY, NY
Projectionist and Monitor/ Theatre Manager.
Projection of 16mm and Super 8 films, dvd's, and mini-DV and VHS videotapes; answering phones;
Taking memberships; manning box office;
Renting film equipment and editing/ optical printer/ theatre spaces; putting together mailers; and general security and closing of space.

4/00- 8/05 Kim's Video 6 St. Marks Place, NY,NY
Manager, Video Rentals.
Monitoring and charging for extended late fees and unreturned, missing and damaged movies
Hosting TV and film crews shooting at the store; answering telephone calls to my department and relaying calls to others (coordinating setup of department promotional campaigns and department floor plan;
general cashier's duties (movie rentals and returns); hiring, firing, and scheduling of department employees; opening and closing the department; monitoring the department safe and payroll;
Accounting for all department discounts; maintenance of all membership files; and repairing damaged videotapes and dvd's.
Data Entry, Company Website: creating a database of all dvd titles available for sale at the store.
Assistant to Buyer's Office: implementing Sales Department displays and sections; curating Film Soundtrack section; and receiving New Release dvd's.

1/00 - 10/00 Westbeth Theatre Center 151 Bank St, NY, NY
House Management/ Security.
General security of premises and talent; setup and wrap of theatre performance spaces and cafe area: and closing of theatre performance spaces' electrical systems.

10/98- 1/00 Kideo Productions 611 Broadway, Suite 523, NY, NY
Manned all Production Department stations for the creation of personalized, digitized children's videotapes and books. These stations included: Scanning and Cutting of photographic images, Retouching of photo images (using Photoshop 5.0), Data Entry of orders and customer contacts, Packaging and Shipping of customer orders, Traffic Management of orders, Copy Editing and Graphic Formatting of workstation manuals, Dubbing of computerized images onto animated videotapes, and Printing of artwork for videotape covers.
Illustrator/ Graphic Artist
Clients have included Miniations Productions; Death Comics; Leonard Garner Productions (Twilight Tales and A Taste of the Witch's Brew TV pilots; Eureka Productions (feature film Manhattan Moonshine); ARP Films (Max, the 2,000 Year Old Mouse cartoon coloring book); Bluebird Films (Remi Martin Cognac); Mary Moran/ Chillingworth-Radding (Sarah Coventry); Chemical Bank; WNYE TV; Jersey Aviation (ad for Millimeter Magazine); Subtle Tease; Street Clothes; the Grand Prospect Hall; Brooklyn Arts Council [BACA); Brooklyn Communications Arts Professionals (BCAP); Flatbush Development Corporation and the Flatbush Food Cooperative.

1st Assistant Director/ Production Manager
Independent film A Block in the Bronx.

Computer Graphics Artist
Video Tutorial Service for the Real Life Math videotape series.

Storyboard Artist
Trademark Graphics/ Video Consultants Group(Great Bear Automotive, Association of Latin American Travel Agents) and American Video Channels (promotional for Casio G-Shock watches).

Employers include Bill Foch Graphics (Home for a Dinosaur); Broadcast Arts (ad for Wendy's Restaurants); Al Brodax/ King Features (Strawberry Fields, the sequel to Yellow Submarine); and John Snyder/ Luzerne Films (Dick Whittington's Cat).

Film Production Assistant
TV series The Equalizer: Rosenberg/ Fraker Productions (The Ventures' Super Sessions, the Bowers& Ruddy Gold Coin Auction); August Films (feature film Silent Madness); Leonard Garner Productions (Twilight Tales TV pilots); Video Consultants Group (Pfizer Corporation industrials); MRA (Yoko Ono music video Sky People); Fehmi Gerceker (documentaries on Jazz, the New York and American Film Festivals, and Directors: Behind the Camera): WNYE and the New York City Board of Examiners.
BFA & MFA: Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.
Also attended McGill University, Montreal, Que., Canada
Skills (2) Rating
Anime Art
Comic Art