Alex Webster

  • Production Assistant
  • Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • May 13, 2019
Contractor / Freelance Set Production Assistant

Personal Summary

Ambitious, creative, dependable and kind. Hungry for opportunities to further learn about and network within the realm of film and television. I bring my best to every job I step foot in, and use each developed skill to inform my lifelong passion as an aspiring writer, director, and general purveyor of entertainment.

Work Experience

Production Coordinator
Aug 2017 - Apr 2019 IU Recreational Sports Marketing

- Created and delegated photo/video opportunities for the IU Recreational Sports photographers and videographers
- Coached team members on equipment use, capturing/editing technique, and brand representation
- Ensured quality of content to be shared with student and faculty network of over 50,000

Photographer/Videographer
Sep 2015 - Apr 2019 IU Recreational Sports Marketing

- Responsible for capturing photo and video material from various activities such as Intramurals, Group Exercise sessions, 5k color runs, and more 
- Created supplemental video material for in-house presentations, social media, website, and YouTube channel

Video Team Director
Sep 2016 - Sep 2018 IU Division Of Student Affairs

- Responsible for the conception, production, and post-production of in-house and client-basedvideo projects, ranging from program advertisement to original unscripted series 
- Ensured client edits were made and oversaw the delivery of the final project

Schedule Director
Jun 2016 - Aug 2017 WTIU-PBS

- Reviewed + tagged promotional spots in Avid Media Composer for air in over 600,000 households across 20 Indiana counties
- Utilized NewTek Tricaster hardware and software to direct 2-minute original Newsbreaks that would air same-day
- Generally ensured all 5 PBS channels were running smoothly at any given moment; trained to handle outages/warnings due to inclement weather or technical issues

Production Crew
Mar 2019 - Apr 2019 BTN Student U Productions

- Assisted with setup, tear down, and production of BTN Student U broadcasts, on location or in the control room 
- Operated camera when needed; communicated with director to set up specific framing/follow specific subjects

Contract Editor
Dec 2018 - Dec 2018 Blueline Media

Produced a trailer edit for a theater company's stage production; shared to the company's social media network of over 6,500 connections

Videographer
Jun 2014 - Aug 2015 Anderson TV

- Went out on location to capture community events including parades, grand openings, dedications, and more
- Used Adobe Premiere Pro to edit original productions as well as licensed programs for air on county-wide governmental public access channel
- Kept city YouTube channel and website up to date with new content/programming schedules

Production Assistant
Jun 2014 - Jun 2014 Covenant Productions

- Assisted in the studio with the creation of technical equipment, as well as editing of client projects
- Assisted with setup on field shoots

Education

Cinema and Media Arts
Aug 2014 - Dec 2018 Indiana University-Bloomington