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MEREDITH HEIL
qualifications at a glance

MEDIA SPECIALIST

meredithheil@gmail.com | Vizify Portfolio | 917-294-4045 | 451 Franklin Ave. #1 Brooklyn NY 11238

Production: Camera (HD, DSLR, DV, Super 8, PixelVision); Sound (Boom, H4N Zoom); Podcasting; Staff & Talent Management; Storyboardaing; Editing (FCP 7); Sound Editing (ProTools); Live Streaming Administration & Communication: Budgeting; Shoot Coordination; Scheduling; Talen Coordination; Project Management; Media Outreach & Design; Web Maintenance; Social Media Strategy Post-Production: Crowd Funding; Copy Writing; Grant Writing; DVD Mastering; Press Releases; Event Production & Coordination; Festival & Distribution Management; Branding

production Experience
LES Tenement Museum 2012-Present Programs Administrator & Production Assistant Manage popular, high profile event series including lectures, culinary presentations and film screenings Responsible for media outreach, staff & talent management, event promotion and production, writing copy, live streaming & recording Masculinity/Femininity 2013

education
University of California, Santa Cruz Master of Arts, Social Documentation 2011
Concentration: media production, creative marketing, social media strategizing for film and performing arts Advisors: B. Ruby Rich, Renee Tajima-Pena

The New School Bachelor of Arts, Cultural & Media Studies 2007
Graduated with Honors Concentration: video & multimedia production, youth culture, creative writing, gender studies Advisors: McKenzie Wark, Margo Jefferson

Experimental Feature: Producer Hired staff and talent, managed shoots, scouted locations, interviewed subjects, operated boom & facilitated communication during production Researched and wrote grant & fellowship applications; Executed Kickstarter campain; Oversaw production budget Big Work On Small Stages 2012 Documentary Feature: Trailor Editor Edited a 10-minute promotional trailer on FCP Built web presence & designed social networking plan Whistlin Dixie 2011 Documentary Short: Producer/Director/Editor Researched, wrote, shot & edited 30-minute HD video about LGBTQ music in the South Coordinated fully funded 35+ venue screening tour through social media outreach & Kickstarter Select screenings: NewFest (11), Indianapolis LGBT Fest (11), Frameline (12), AGLIFF (12), Seattle LGBT Film Fest (12), Tel Aviv LGBT (13)

technical skills

links
Beerded Ladies - Craft Beer Blog - 2013 Tenement Talks - Event Series - 2013 Culinary Conversations - Event Series - 2013 Vimeo Channel - 2010-Present Homoground - LGBTQ Music Resource - 2012

Meredith Heil | meredithheil@gmail.com | Vizify Portfolio | 917-294-4045 | 451 Franklin Ave. #1 Brooklyn NY