Forest Hills, NY
Profile: Film Production Business Owner 20 years; Educator with 10 years teaching experience, 5+ years at CUNY working with multicultural population. Doctoral candidate in Educational Communication and Technology; English Content NY Board Certified. NYC Certified Video vendor. Multiple Connections Internationally for Film and Video. 2011 Nominee for Presidential CUNY Award
• New York University; ABD Educational Communication and Technology. Candidacy Paper: “Teaching Tolerance with New Technology.”
•University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. BA, Education, English minor.
Masters Degree Social Work. Merit Fellowship.
•Digital Film Academy, New York, NY. Digital Filmmaking. Final cut/Avid training.
•New York University, New York, NY. Intensive Filmmaking Certificate.
•Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, France. French Fluency Certificate Program.
•Doctoral Candidate in Educational Communication and Technology, New York University.
•Michigan State Elementary Education K-8 Teaching Certificate. 2007.
•English Content NY State Exam. 2007.
•French Fluency Digital and 16 mm Filmmaking.
LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City, NY. 8/2007-present
•Lecturer. English Composition 101, Writing through Literature, and English Research Courses using Blackboard and ePortfolio for online work.
•Creator/Lecturer of English-Humanities Cluster Supernatural Literature Spring 2011
City Tech College, Brooklyn, NY. Adjunct Lecturer English/ACT preparation.
Manhattan Marymount College, New York, NY 8/1996-8/1997
•Lecturer for Critical Thinking and Freshman English
•Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA 9/1997-1998
•Full Professor of Video. Courses included History of Film, Writing, and Introduction to Video Editing and Self Promotion. Committee Editor for Masters Students.
New York University, New York, New York 8/1994- 6/1996
Graduate Assistant for HEOP program. Responsible for developing educational videos, hiring staff and actors rehearsals, directing.
•Created CD ROM for Stern Business School on Multimedia in Year 2000
UCLA Extension, Film department, Los Angeles, CA 9/1994-5/1989
Teaching Assistant for film editing class; Writer on book project for UCLA and International Documentary Association on the business of nonfiction film.
RECENT SEMINARS AND CONFERENCES
•ePortfolio Seminar Participant current
•Seminar Participant on Web 2.0 Learning Communities using numerous programs to create instructional design for learning.
•Conference Participant for International Education Immersion: Mediagrid.org
•Journalism Committee Member for proposed joint coursework.
Lautrec Legend Productions; Los Angeles, CA and New York, NY 1990-current
Writer, Producer, Director, Editor, VP Marketing of Film, Video and Multimedia Production Company: Clients include: Damascus Bakery, Shout Factory, Stanford Media Group, Educational Companies, ******* Enterprises, New York City Health Department.
Manhattan Neighborhood Network, New York, NY
•Producer/writer/editor of Digital Dining Show.
Queens Public Access TV
Shami Productions, New York, NY 2004-2006
Researcher, Writer and Editor for history documentaries including 3 DVD set on Iraq.
Revised children’s classics for DVD are incorporating teacher footnotes.
ASPCA, New York, NY 2003-2006
Reader and Reviewer for Children’s books for ethical and moral representation of Animal treatment and facts with footnotes for teachers
The Rockefeller Foundation, New York, New York. Webmaster. 1996-1997
Launched website, maintained interface with president and multiple
Victory Memorial Hospital, Brooklyn, New York. Webmaster. 1997-1999
Launched website, maintained interface with president and multiple departments
Psoriasis for Lovers, a Collection of Short Stories, awaiting publication.
“Metrocard,” short story; The Stockton Anthology, 2010.
“The New Homeless” Perspective piece for City Limits magazine, 2009.
“Baby Love” poem published in Poetry Book Volume 2002.
“Teaching Tolerance with New Technologies,” Doctoral candidacy paper.
Free Tank of Gas, nonfiction memoir publication in submission.
“My Breakfast with Blassie” Commemorative Edition. 2 DVD set; Canadian Release
“Golden Age Bronson: The Knockout Years” and “Bronson: Breakout Years”
“Golden Age of Karloff” DVD, 2010
“Golden Age Noir 2” DVD, 2010.
“The Ultimate Dragnet” DVD, 2010.
“Iraq: The Untold Story” DVD (three volume set, 2005.
“Motorcycle Mania: American Pie” DVD, 2005.
“Cooking with Chemistry” NYU HEOP Production. 1996.
“What’s My Line?” NYU HEOP Production. 1996.
“Drama therapy: An Evening with Sue Jennings” NYU Production.1994.
“Sing a Song of Sixpence” Documentary on music therapy. 1994.
“Empire of Dreams: The Hugh Hefner Story” 1990.
“Mona” 16mm short comedy for the cable market. 1990.
“The Lady Called” Docudrama for NYC Health Department. 1988.
Additional Film and DVD List Provided Upon Request