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RÉSUMÉ

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts

Florida International University (Summer 2014 Spring 2016)

Cum Laude Graduate

4.0 GPA

High School Degree

Miami Killian Senior High (20022004)

New World School of the Arts (2000 2002)

Florida Bright Futures, Florida Medallion Scholar

SUPPLEMENTAL EDUCATION

Attended limited-access Film (BFA) program

University of Central Florida (Fall 2005 Spring 2009)

EXPERIENCE

Filmmaker/Author, 2018 Present

Reveu LLC, Miami, FL

  • Write scripts, gather talent, execute productions (on-budget and on-schedule) and handle social media promotion for feature-length films

  • Arrange exhibition of produced films at local arthouse theater and educational venues

  • Secured distribution for my 1st feature film For My Sister on Amazon and other streaming platforms

Substitute Teacher, 2017 2019

Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL

  • Led Grade 6-12 classes by executing teacher-prescribed lesson plans and assisting students

  • Delivered multimedia presentations to large youth audiences which maintained interest and encouraged participation

Filmmaker, 2002 – 2018

Hard Edge Films, Miami, FL​

  • Wrote scripts, led teams and performed extensive creative and practical problem solving for short films

  • Commanded a strong social media presence resulting in continually increasing follower and media view counts

EDUCATIONAL COURSES & SELECT PROJECTS

Small Group Communication

  • Organized and presented a team consulting project involving the collection and analysis of data from a student organization and recommending communication solutions

Conflict Management

  • Headed a team project to create a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) workshop training manual that provided various ways to manage workplace conflict

Organizational Communication

  • Directed a team project to evaluate a hospital workplace and made recommendations based on ethics, problem solving, management, conflict and interpersonal effectiveness

Business and Professional Communication

  • Led a team project to create and present a business proposal for a medical device that involved market, sales and consumer research

  • Produced and presented a business proposal for a mobile app that involved market research, cost analysis and exploring potential profitability

Other Courses

  • Communication for Effective Leadership

  • Persuasion

  • Communication Theory

  • Advanced Public Speaking

  • Intercultural Communication
     

ACTIVITIES

  • Toastmasters International, April 2013 Present                     

  • Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society, August 2015 Present

  • Improv Comedy Workshop, June 2016 Present
     

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Award of Appreciation, For My Sister (feature film): A Conversation
    Miami Dade College Homestead Campus, Hispanic Heritage Month, October 2019

  • Aired on premiere episode of film-maker, The Promotion (short film)
    Nationally distributed, National Endowment for the Arts-funded PBS television show, January 2018

  • First Place, Impromptu Speech Contest
    Toastmasters at FIU Business Club Contest, February 2017

  • Best Opening Night, Leo’s Love Letter (short film)
    Love Your Shorts Film Festival, February 2016

  • Best Screenplay, Leo’s Love Letter (short film)
    FilmGate Miami’s I’m Not Gonna Move to L.A., July 2015

     

COMPUTER SKILLS

  • Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Audition)

  • Social media platforms (Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn)

  • Windows and macOS

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