I'm an experienced CG animation and VFX Production Coordinator looking for full time or contract work.
Danielle E. Davis
3000 Queen St E, Apt H15
Toronto, Ontario M1N 1A3
Computer Skills: proficient in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Office and Word. Excellent time management, organization, and interpersonal skills. Capable of working independently as well as in group settings. Extremely responsible and hard working.
Capable of working within high stress and unpredictable conditions Familiar with the Avid Editing System, Cinesync conferencing program, and FTP file sharing
STARZ ANIMATION, Toronto, Ontario Oct 2010-Mar 2011
VFX Production Assistant- Starz Media television series Camelot- Season One
Running shot reviews with VFX supervisors Cataloging review notes and distributing notes to VFX artists Generating DPX frames into Quick Time movies and Flash files Shipping and receiving files from long distance clients through the Filezilla FTP site Organizing and cataloging artist task time. Logging information onto a central network so shot time used and remaining is up to date for reference Troubleshooting with Technicolor editors in regards to corrupt files, regenerating data, and any kind of issues that arise when swapping drives
STARZ ANIMATION, Toronto, Ontario April 2009- Oct 2010
Production Assistant- Pointy Hat/Miramax Production of “Gnomeo and Juliet”
Working closely as the coordinating assistant for the Technology Department Head and CG Supervisor Assisting in coordinating the Scene Prep and Final Layout departments In charge of maintaining schedules and daily meetings
Attending department check in meetings Taking and cataloging detailed notes for shot reviews with Director and Producers Assisting in filing video recorded data
STARZ ANIMATION, Toronto, Ontario July 2008- March 2009
Production Assistant- Weinstein Production of “Hoodwinked 2: Hood vs. Evil”
Responsible for all import and exports of material to and from the client Maintaining all spreadsheets throughout the database for each stop in the production pipeline (Rough Layout, Animation, Final Layout, Sweatbox, Lighting, & VFX)
Official liaison between all artists and the client, via telephone calls, emails, and two conference calls each day Responsible for being in direct contact with the clients, to be a resource to them and the studio in terms of knowing where all production records are
Processing notes for all conference calls, including filing of Cinesync images and filing video recorded data Organizer of final shipment of HD files, including all requested fixes
LIFEFORCE ENTERTAINMENT, Toronto, Ontario April 2008 – Aug 2008
Assist in various production duties for a citywide event known as “The Toronto Film Challenge” (24 Hour Spring, 48 Hour Summer), website: www.torontofilmchallenge.com. Responsible for calling sponsors and researching potential judges. Take part in kick-off events, transfer films to computer files and work at the event screenings and after parties.
PJAMA’S PRODUCTIONS, Toronto, Ontario May 2008
3rd Assistant Director
Assisted the director Michael Schultz on Telefilm funded short entitled “Funky Prairie Boy.” Responsible for overseeing transportation of principal and extra actors, maintaining the shot list schedule, performing various administrative duties (preparing call sheets, one liners etc.), set up and tear down of set sites.
References available upon request.
Linked In Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/danielleedavis
University of Waterloo, Ontario September 2003 - April 2007
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
Cumulative GPA of 3.6/4.0
Graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology
International Academy of Design and Technology June 2007 - April 2008
Successfully completed three terms of the Film Production Program