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Teaching/Research Experience
Teaching Assistant – University of South Carolina (August 2013 – present)
Founder/Manager – UoDuo LLC (June 2014 – present)
Media Specialist Intern – Historic Columbia Foundation (August 2012 – August 2013)
Visual Design Intern – Study Abroad Office at USC (August 2012 – May 2012)
Research Assistant – Department of Art at USC (July 2012 – August 2012)
Research Assistant – Moving Image Research Collections at USC (January 2011 – June 2012)
Resident Mentor – University of South Carolina (August 2010 – December 2011)

Volunteer Work
Organizer/Counselor – SMIST (Space Movement Image Sound Time) – DIY filmmaking workshop in the woods
Instructor – Selfie: Interrupted – Arts-Based Juvenile Arbitration Workshop Series (Summer 2014)
Indie Camp Remix – Visiting Filmmaker (April 2014)
Instructor – (Re)Mixed Media – Arts-Based Juvenile Arbitration Workshop Series (Summer 2013)
Director of Photography/Editor – One Billion Rising Video Series @ USC (February 2013)
Assistant – Occupying Anonymous – Arts-Based Juvenile Arbitration Workshop Series (Summer 2012)
Founder/Organizer – Ask My Name Campaign (August 2012 – present)
Director/Editor – It Gets Better @ USC (February 2012 – April 2012)
Media Specialist – Tunnel of Awareness (January 2011 – April 2011)

Selected Film Works        
Director of Photography/Editor – Drifts (2014)
Director of Photography – Prelude to Infusco (2014)   [post-production]
Director of Photography – Single Gay Superhero (2014) [post-production]
Director of Photography/Editor – Crosswalk (2013)
Director of Photography/Colorist – Keepsake (2013) [post-production]
Director of Photography/Editor/Storyboard Artist – “American Kensho: Manifest Destiny
Director of Photography/Editor – The Saint (2013)
Director/Director of Photography/Editor – Foundation (2012)

Education
Graduate: University of South Carolina – Media Arts (M.A.) [current]
Undergraduate: University of South Carolina (class of 2013) – Film Studies and Media Arts (Dual)
Study Abroad: Ritsumeikan University – Asia Pacific University (summer 2010); Doishisha University – (summer 2011)

Technical Competencies
Adobe Creative Suite 6.0: PhotoShop CS6, Illustrator CS6, InDesign CS6, Microsoft Office Professional; Adobe Macromedia studio 8; After Effects CS6; Final Cut Pro 7; Final Cut X; Soundtrack Pro; Adobe Premier; Pro Tools; Mac & PC platforms, Film preservation, film production, proficient in Japanese.

Presentations
Discovery Day.  April 23, 2013.  University of South Carolina.  Columbia, SC. Poster Presentation. Official USC Connect Selection. “Ask My Name Campaign”
Discovery Day.  April 23, 2013.  University of South Carolina.  Columbia, SC. Creative/Oral Presentation. “Kagitaba – The Keys to Opportunity.”
School Girls and Mobile Suits International Conference. September 28, 2012. University of Minnesota. Minneapolis. Presenting Paper. “The American Shoujo – a cultural fusion of East and West”
Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics Film Interim. January (2010-2013). Hartsville, SC. Oral Presentation. “Pre-to-Post Production for the DIY Film.”
Anime Expo Academic Symposium. 30 June 2012. Los Angeles, CA. Presented Paper. “The American Shoujo – a cultural fusion of East and West.

Awards
2014 Campus Movie Fest – Golden Tripod Nominee – Cinematography –  “Drifts”
2014 Indie Grits Film Festival – Official Selection – “Nine” & “American Kensho: Manifest Destiny”
2014 2nd Act Film Festival Audience Award
2013 Catherine Rembert Undergraduate Service Award
2013 National GoAbroad Student Video Award Finalist
2013 Discovery Day First Place Award –“Kagitaba”
2013 Indie Grits Official Selection in Student Category – “Kosmonauts”
2013 Campus Movie Fest – Silver Tripod – Cinematography – “The Saint”
2012 Magellan Voyager (2x)
2012 KODAK Scholarship nominee – “4 Shots” (short film)
2012 MIRC Ace Editing Award – “Black & White” (short film)
2012 Campus Movie Fest International Golden Tripod Finalist – Best Actress – “Foundation”
2012-2013 Rising Senior Award for Film Studies and Media Arts
2012 Explorer Grant Recipient for Research in Media and Animation
2012-2013 Leadership Grant Recipient to teach media production to local high school students
2011 Campus Movie Fest International Finalist – Best Soundtrack – “Nonfiction”
2011 Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to Japan
2011 Magellan Research Scholarship
2010 NSEP Boren Scholarship to Japan