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2012 Mad Mummer Media St. John’s, NL
In Post-Production on The Needle & the Damage Undone, a gritty, provocative story that explores the impact
harm reduction has on lives of injection drug users. Produced in association with CBC Newfoundland.
In Post-Production on Bubble Dancers, an HD interactive experience produced in association with the
National Film Board of Canada (NFB).
Shot on Super16mm, a NIFCO PictureStart film, Snarbuckled, supported by the NLFDC, CBC & Telefilm;
Premiered at the 30th Atlantic Film Festival in September 2010.
2002 Vancouver Film School Vancouver, BC
Foundation Film Program
Participated in key roles of two Documentaries (Digital Video) and two Dramas (16mm film);
Directed & Produced an 8-min. biographical documentary which was voted to be screened theatrically.
1994 – 1999 Memorial University of Newfoundland St. John’s, NL
Bachelor of Science, Major in Geography (Cartography concentration)
Electives: American Cinema, German Film Pre-1940, N. Am. Popular Music, and Folklore of Jazz & Blues.
1998 – 1999 Newfoundland Independent Film Co-Operative (NIFCO) St. John’s, NL
Short Film Production
12- week course consisting of creating, shooting, and editing a 7-minute short film.
TELEVISION EXPERIENC E
2007-2010 Best Boy Productions St. John’s, NL
Post-Production Supervisor / Editor / Camera Operator
Supervised post-production of three nationally broadcast HD television series Soccer Shrines, The Horse, and
Mickey, as well as edited pilots The Wrongful Dead and The Skinny Dip.
2005 - 2007 George Street TV St. John’s, NL
Editor / Sound Recordist / Camera Operator / Website Designer
Picture/Sound Editor of 3 seasons & Christmas Special of television series; Designed/Maintained website.
2005 Pope Productions St. John’s, NL
Production Assistant / Sound Recordist / Website Designer
Assisted in production of 13-part series Legends & Lore of the North Atlantic; recorded sound for interviews
and re-enactments; Designed and maintained website for series.
2004 - 2005 Morag Productions St. John’s, NL
Assistant To The Producer (CFTPA Internship Grant)
Oversaw day-to-day operations of a production office; Researched and requisitioned archival material for
Hard Rock & Water; Created corporate promotions including Print & Website, with film database; Attended
Int’l Conferences: CFTPA PrimeTime Ottawa & AIDC Adelaide, Australia.
Producer The Needle & the Damage Undone (2012) – In Post-Production [dir. Mark Hoffe]
HD A gritty, provocative television documentary that explores the impact harm reduction has
on lives of injection drug users. Produced in association with CBC Newfoundland.
Producer Two Square Feet (2012) – In Post-Production [dir./writer Ruth Lawrence]
35mm After leaving her marriage, Pearl (Jeanne Beker, FashionTV etc.) moves in with her best
friend, Lucy. After staying for only one night, Pearl knows exactly what she needs.
Producer Bubble Dancers (2012) – In Post-Production [dir. Mark Hoffe]
HD Interactive Digital-video portraits of restaurant dishwashers and what lies beyond those
dishwater-drenched days. Produced in association with the Nat’l Film Board of Canada.
Prod. Manager Clipper Gold (2011) [dir. Joel Thomas Hynes, prod. Krissy Holmes]
16mm A couple discuss their relationship problems over a feed of Moose and a pot of tea.
Producer Snarbuckled (2010) [dir./writer Mark Hoffe]
16mm A cook lost at sea in a pot ladles his way to a curious island where he quickly discovers he
is not alone. Produced in association with NIFCO’s PictureStart program and Telefilm.
Director / Joe Belly - Nickles & Dimes (2010)
Producer Super8 Music Video for Joe Belly, MusicNL’s Country Artist of the Year.
Assistant Director Tiger Tom (2008) [dir./prod. Nial Malloy]
16mm A man with no arms is curiously being followed on his way home from the local pub.
Boom Operator The Sparky Book (2007) [dir. Mary Lewis, prod. Annette Clark]
DV Short drama mixed with animation produced by the National Film Board of Canada.
Editor Mary Power: A Lifetime of Stories (2007) [dir./prod. Michelle Jackson]
DV Documentary about a famous Storyteller from Branch on the Southern Shore of NL.
Assistant Director Epilogue (2007) [dir. Emily Bridger]
16mm A recently broken-up couple, find themselves in bed together the morning after.
Director / The Care Package (2006)
Producer 16mm A short comedy about a guy who mails himself to his estranged girlfriend.
Prod. Coordinator / The King Hunt (2004) [dir. Justin Simms, prod. Anna Petras]
Unit Manager 16mm A World Grandmaster of chess meets his match with a fan in a dual of the minds.
Prod. Coordinator / I Dare Not Go (2003) [dir. Adrianna Maggs, prod. Anita McGee]
Locations Mgr. 16mm A dramatic film about a young girl coming to grips with the death of her brother.
Director / Perceptions of Frank Baker (2003)
Producer DV Biographical documentary highlighting the life of Vancouver’s most spirited citizen.
Musician Joe Belly – Nickles & Dimes www.joebelly.ca
Entertainment Service In The House Concerts www.inthehouseconcerts.com
OTHER RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
Chair, Board of Directors, Nickel Independent Film Festival
Member, Board of Directors, Newfoundland Independent Filmmakers Co-Operative
Mentor, FRAMED - St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival
REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST