Stephen's Resume

WRITER | EDITOR | DIRECTOR | PRODUCER | PROJECT MANAGER

 

education

Creative Writing for Entertainment, BFA - Valedictorian      March 2015

 Full Sail University                                                Winter Park, FL

  • Course Director Awards: 
    • Horror, Mystery, and Suspense
    • Children's Entertainment

Skills

  • Screenwriting
  • Comic Book Scriptwriting
  • Final Draft
  • Creative Writing
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CC
  • AVID Media Composer
  • Final Cut
  • Apple iMovies
  • MS Office Suite
  • Story Development
  • Technical Writing
  • Social Media Management
  • Project Management
  • Event Coordinator
  • Business Negotiation
  • Sound Editing
  • Set Building
  • Practical Effects

creative experience

 

"A.R." | Comic Book Series (Writer) | April 2017 - Present

Through the power of imagination, and the dedication of an open-minded teacher with a flare for theatrics, Charlotte and her classmates will learn methods for improving properly identified reading disabilities.

All methods presented in A.R. are backed by research conducted through the National Center on Improving Literacy, housed at the Florida Center for Reading Research at Florida State University.

  Website: Coming Soon

 

"A Brilliant Monster" | Feature-Film (Consulting Producer) | 2017

Where do you get those brilliant ideas? A question which plagues all creators. They say success comes with a       price, but for the story of Mitch Stockridge that price feeds a bigger monster inside of us all. 

  Facebook: http://Facebook.com/ABrilliantMonsterMovie

 

"STIFFS" | Short-Film (Directed, Edited, Produced, and Screenplay by) | 2015-17

  A slice of life for a mafia hit-man with a family, who quickly learns his double life is the least of his

  problems when past hits come back to bite him...

  Website: http://STIFFSMovie.com

  Facebook: http://Facebook.com/STIFFSMovie

 

"Warhorse Whiskey Bar: Rock, Paper, Scissors Championship"

  Commercial Campaign (Directed, Edited, Produced, and Written by) | 2015

  A nine part commercial campaign to promote a rock, paper, scissors championship held at the bar.

  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/warhorsewhiskey/videos

 

"An Ice-Bucket Challenge" | Short Film (Directed, Edited, and Written by) | 2014

When Jennifer didn't meet her ice-bucket challenge head on she needed a little...assistance.

VIDEOhttps://support.google.com/youtube/?p=report_playback

 

“Cacheyard” | Short Film (Directed, Edited, and Written by) | 2013

  Geocaching International Film Festival finalist

  IMDB PAGE: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4397042/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1   

work experience

 

Selection Committee/ Team Member   February 2016 - Present

TallyShorts Film Festival                                                       Tallahassee, FL     

  • Voting member of the official selection committee for the festival.
  • Assist with coordinating events, and executing those events for the festival.
  • Assists with fundraising for the festival.
  • Assists in monthly Local Filmmaker Meet and Greet, and other sponsored events.

     

     

    Process Manager                                                 July 05, 2005 - Present

    Department of Revenue’s Child Support Program                                  Tallahassee, FL

    • Develop new and innovated ways to locate people who owe, or are owed child support money.
    • Writes training and procedure documents for the locate business process.
    • Writes grants for federally funded projects.
    • Act as a point of contact for employee’s that have questions, concerns, or ideas.
    • Responsible for obtaining and maintaining a professional relationship with outside partners contracting with the department for Locate services.
    • Develop new and innovated methods for obtaining location demographic information (name, address, employment, phone numbers, etc.) from outside partners.
    • Develop project and strategic plans for various projects that help the Department grow.
    • Successfully completed six sigma training classes.
    • Served on multiple specialized teams, and hiring panels of up to 30 people at one time.

     

    FILM Curator / Staff Member               January 26, 2014 - 2015

    Tallahassee Film, Art, Music, Experiences Festival                              Tallahassee, FL     

    • Runs the festival’s social media sites including twitter account: @TFFXFAME
    • Assist with coordinating events, and executing those events for the festival.
    • Writes, directs, films, edits and produces promotional spots for the festival.