Resume


Experience

INDEPENDENT FILMMAKER AND PODCAST PRODUCER
The Fifth Child Production
New York, NY
2011-Present

Scripted Fiction Podcast Series, On Borrowed Time

  • Develop a 10-episode series about a teenager’s attempts to create a 100-year time-travel loop to save her grandmother’s life, without destroying her own existence.

Film, Where Are You, Mama?

  • Directed, wrote, produced, and edited first feature narrative
  • Collaborated with sixteen dedicated actors and crew members who donated their time
  • Recorded Automated Dialog Replacement (ADR) with actors and sound effects using the iPad and Tascam DR-40 Digital Recorder
  • Digitally recreated public domain music composed by Franny Hensel and Clara Schumann with scorewriter MuseScore, music software GarageBand, and Music Box Maniacs’ online melody editor
  • Served as one of the cinematographers using the Canon C100
  • Incorporated the “walk and talk” technique using a Glidecam
  • Generated graphics for main and chapter titles using Apple Motion
  • Devise a strategy to promote the film through the festival circuit
  • Clip: Where Are You, Mama? Trailer Video

MULTIMEDIA PRODUCER
Media Relations & Publications, Lehman College, City University of New York
Bronx, NY
2002-2015

  • Directed and produced high-production value multimedia for annual fundraising events
  • Produced and edited videos and podcasts for the college’s iTunes U and YouTube Channel
  • Captured photos for stories on print and web publications
  • Created graphic layout, coded, tested, and disseminated newsletters, events and campaigns using HTML
  • Clips:
    I Am Lehman” Video
    Winter Snow” Photos
    Pussy Riot” Podcast

VOLUNTEER PHOTOGRAPHER
Center for Animal Care and Control of New York City
New York, NY
2007-2008

  • Photographed over 100 homeless cats and dogs for shelter’s website to increase adoptability

VOLUNTEER
Cross-Cultural Solutions
New Rochelle, NY
2004

  • Participated in the international volunteer program located in the Killimanjaro Region of Tanzania
  • Worked with resident teachers to develop pre-school activities and materials

VISUAL JOURNALISM FELLOW
The Poynter Institute
St. Petersburg, FL
2002

  • Participated in a six-week training program working with highly regarded media professionals
  • Created multimedia projects using cutting-edge software and camera equipment


Skills

Video: Final Cut Pro X, Motion, Compressor, and Canon C100

Audio: MuseScore 2, GarageBand, and Tascam DR-40

Photo: Photoshop, Illustrator, Nikon D200, and Canon Rebel T3i

Web: WordPress, HTML, and CSS

Language: Fluent in Chinese/Cantonese


Awards and Honors

Gates Millennium Scholar, 2000-2001

Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation Scholarship, 2000-2001

Bill Sherwood Award for “Most Promising Filmmaker,” Hunter College Film and Video Student Festival, 2000

Ewen Medal for Visual Eloquence, Hunter College National Student Festival for Film, Video, and New Media, 1999


Education

Hunter College, City University of New York
Bachelor of Arts in Film – Magna Cum Laude – Completed June 2001