Becky Rolnick

Freelance Video Producer & Video Editor

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Location:Natick, Massachusetts, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/beckyrolnick
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EDUCATION
University Southern California School of Cinematic Arts, MFA, Film Production, May 2000
Boston University London Internship Programme, Film & Media Studies, Dec. 1995
Rutgers College, Rutgers University, BA, Double Major Political Science/Journalism, May 1994

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE (2006 – 2011)

Blink, Life on Film
Founder and Owner, January 2006 to present
Boston, MA

Perform all aspects of running small independent media company, including client outreach; crafting pitches, proposals, budgets; locating, hiring, supervising freelance crew; producing, directing and editing content; researching equipment, locations, special needs, etc. http://www.blinklifeonfilm.com/

Current Project in Production:
The Beauty that Remains (Feature Documentary)
http://www.thebeautythatremains.com/

WGBH Educational Foundation (PBS Boston)
Independent Contractor, May 2007 – June 2011
Boston, MA

Auction Showcases 2009, 2010 and 2011 - Producer/Writer/Director/Editor
February to June 2009, 2010 and 2011
Innovated, developed and created 6 half-hour broadcast episodes, instituting completely new show format; Wrote, produced, directed and edited on-air and internet broadcast elements, executing 97 per cent of the creative and logistical workload from script to screen; Expertly navigated challenges of extreme multi-tasking in an under-budgeted project with tremendous time constraints and limited resources; Negotiated with clients and donors to address key messaging in scripts; Tackled new technology workflow as a key player navigating untested editing, shooting and storage systems; Developed, produced, shot, directed and edited series of video profiles exploring unique expertise of contributing artists; Directed adult and youth talent on-location and in-studio; Managed and coordinated teams of freelance staffers both directly and through internal departments; Directed processing of deliverables through to broadcast; Produced/edited roll-ins for live broadcast day; Crewed as AD for live broadcast

Teachers’ Domain: Engaging Alaska Natives in Geoscience - Associate Producer
October 2007 to May 2008
Designed video and interactive elements for thematic collection on award-winning educational website; Created resources for website accessed by millions of teachers and students worldwide; Worked with a staff of media experts and a team of Alaskan Natives to translate complex ideas of global warming and make them interesting and accessible for audiences of all ages and backgrounds (www.teachersdomain.org)

FETCH! With Ruff Ruffman, Season 3 (Emmy award-winning) - Associate Producer
Also Writer/Director for one segment – “When Home is a House of Cards”
May 2007 to August 2007
Responsible for all pre-production and production logistics, including: script break-down and budget review; location scouting; all releases; organizing cast and crew; acquiring and overseeing props, schedules, travel, etc.

HONORS & AWARDS
Krupp Leadership Award, awarded by the Anti-Defamation League, New England, January 2010
ideablob.com December Finalist, December 2007
On the Lot, Top 200 Directors for Spielberg/Burnett Reality Program (over 12,000 applicants), March 2007
Project Greenlight Director’s Competition 2002, Top 250 Filmmakers
Mary Pickford Scholarship for Excellence in Editing & Distinguished Scholarship, 1999-2000

(Full list of credits available at your request.)
Skills (2) Rating
Video Production
Video Editing