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JASON ROSETTE USA 1-866-959-3363 (407) 254-0973


Linkedin: /in/jasonrosettecamerado

 Experienced multimedia and video producer with strong communications and design
instruction background; creative, collaborative, focused leader/team member
 Established writing, directing and digital media production proficiency with verifiable credits
in documentary, scripted, audio, and social media video production [ Website | IMDB ]
 Practical project management background with experience managing multiple tasks
 Ideation, story visualization, script writing, creative direction for digital storytelling
 Proven abilities in life-cycle management, content creation, and on-time on-budget deliverables
 Diverse international experience working in private sector, academic, and US gov't


2006 - PRESENT: Freelance Producer & Writer-Director, Camerado Movies and Media

Devised, pitched, scripted, produced, directed, shot and edited original and commissioned content on
an ongoing basis for internal and external stakeholders. Supervised teams while maintaining point of
contact with client(s). Devised and launched on and offline distribution platforms, while managing
and tracking deliverables from mockup through completion and delivery via theatrical, TV, and online
 Clients include: WildAid, Conservation International, Flora and Fauna International, USAID/DAI,
The NGO Forum on Cambodia, Imagimax, Ltd, Studio Asia, Microsoft Philanthropies, SCD
Community Organization, and more.
 See ongoing list of credits, clips and portfolio of projects at:

2019 - PRESENT: Public Speaking and Presentation Skills Tutor

Currently teaching public speaking and presentation skills to a range of international professionals and
students (online & face-to-face). I use key presentation frameworks including P.R.E.P, Pros and Cons,
and classical rhetorical techniques to improve my students' public speaking confidence and ability at
work and in academic environments. Visit my online profile at:

10/2017-3/2019: Multimedia & Design Instructor, Limkokwing University of Creative Technology

Taught a bachelor level design and multimedia courses at Limkokwing University, a Malaysia-based
international design university. Subjects include: Video Editing, Short Film and Documentary
Production, Cinematography, Design Management, Motion Graphics, 3D Modelling with Blender and
Unity, Computer Graphics, and Interaction Design.

7/2017-3/2019 Design Instructor & Art History, Phnom Penh International Institute for the Arts
Taught bachelor level art and design courses in English at Phnom Penh International Institute of the
Arts, including: Art History, Video Editing, Sound Design for Video, Motion Graphics, History of Graphic
Design, and Multimedia Design. Applications include Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop,


Illustrator, SketchUp, and others.

2013-2014: English Language Instructor, US Embassy, Yangon, Myanmar (Rangoon, Burma)

Taught English as a Foreign Language (EFL) at the US Embassy's American Center, Rangoon. I worked
individually and with colleagues to develop and deliver course materials while providing guidance to
students on an individual basis. As an employee of the US Embassy and State Department, I adhered to
strict security and cyber security protocols.

2013 - Academic Writing, CamEd Business School, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Lecturer of Bachelor-level academic writing & English at the CamEd business school in Phnom Penh,
Cambodia. Curriculum focused on development of critical thinking skills, in which I guided discussion of topics
and presentation of concepts delivered verbally and in written English.

2011 - Multimedia Training of Asian Youth Group, Y.A.H.R.D

Trained a Cambodian youth group (Youth Association for Human Rights Development) in the operation
of the 4th edition of an international film festival event I founded called CamboFest. Youth learned to
operate gear while contributing to programming decisions. I secured rights to the documentary classic,
‘Nanook of the North’*, while youth delivered live Khmer translation during the official premiere
screening in Cambodia - 90 years after the film's original release! (*with permission of The Flaherty and
the estate of Robert Flaherty)

2010 - Directing and Documentary Instructor, Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok, Thailand

Developed curriculum and taught production and postproduction techniques for documentary video
and media direction to second year Bachelor students at SWU in Bangkok, Thailand. With instruction in
English, students learned the director's craft while learning to budget for video productions, develop
story concepts, operate cameras and other gear, frame shots, edit, and mix audio in order to deliver
final projects.

2009 - Communications Lecturer, Pannasastra University, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Taught journalism and fundamentals of communication at Pannasastra University, Cambodia, in their
English language Communications program. Topics included marketing communications, print and
broadcast journalism concepts, ethics of journalism, news writing & editing, and an overview of the
role of media in society.

2007 – Volunteer English Teacher, Cambodia Light Children’s Association, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Taught disadvantaged children and orphans conversational English, basic grammar, and speaking &
listening skills with few support materials in an ad-hoc classroom environment “…they [the students]
all say he is a very good and interesting teacher and he can speak Khmer too which is very helpful…” –
Pat Noun, Director CLCA. See a clip here

2005 - Video Production Instructor, Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Designed and taught curriculum, sourced hardware, and helped establish Cambodia’s first ever
University-level media production course at RUPP, Department of Media and Communications.
Students produced, edited, and output a broad variety of projects in team-based production units.
Course culminated in a fieldtrip to the Bangkok International Film Festival and Market, which I
produced with the cooperation of festival colleagues in Thailand.

2002 – Digital Media Instructor, Parsons School of Design, New York City
Taught digital video production to first year graduate students at Parsons School of Design, New York
City. Practical components included production planning, shooting, editing, and online distribution
using then-emerging digital platforms and technologies. Theoretical components included aesthetics,
shot design, theories of montage and sound design, and grammar of moving media.


MICROSOFT PHILANTHROPIES, Developing Markets Case Study - Video Director & Locations
Directed and location managed the prosocial corporate video project 'Bringing Hope to the Children of
Cambodia with Cloud', which highlights the Microsoft Azure cloud platform's role in anti-human
trafficking in Cambodia. Co-developed talking points, interviewed participants, selected shots & B-
roll, and successfully coached and directed non-actors and children to deliver authentic testimony on
camera. Watch now at

'BRICKWORKS 360' / Camerado Media - DP, Editor, Producer

Shot, edited and produced this original 360 VR documentary portrait an 'old school' brick factory in
rural Asia. Supervised associate producers and secured permissions from site owner and authorities.
This is the first episode in a 4-part series. Watch on Steam ; or

USAID/DAI FUNDED WEB VIDEO SERIES, Industrial/Educational - Director, Editor, Narrator

Researched, wrote, produced, edited, directed and narrated a 15 part educational web video series for
USAID implementer in, DAI Cambodia. Scripted, produced and shot on location in Cambodian garment
factories under challenging conditions. Edited in Adobe Premiere Pro with After Effects. Sample at

'SWORDSMAN' / Imagimax, Ltd. - Co-Writer & Script Doctor

Co-wrote and script doctored the screenplay for ‘Swordsman’, a full length animated martial arts
feature produced by leading Bangkok-based animation company, Imagimax Ltd. Devised original
dialogue, developed characters, and addressed plot point issues while retaining 15 th century period
Chinese cultural sensibilities. See Sections from this and other scripts at:

'PIRATE’S CURSE' / Studio Asia, Ltd. - Post-production Supervisor, Editor

Edited and supervised postproduction and post-story reconstruction of the Studio Asia TV action
dramatic feature, ‘Pirate’s Curse’, using Final Cut Pro and other applications. I was the third forensic
editor to attempt to rescue the project, which suffered from improper coverage in direction. I salvaged
the producers' $500,000 investment by successfully reconstructing the story using alternate footage,
creative dream sequences and voiceover. See sections at:

'HAVE FOREST HAVE LIFE' / Conservation International, FFI, WildAid - Writer-Director, Editor
Produced, wrote, directed, and edited biodiversity awareness documentary, ‘Have Forest Have Life’ for
a consortium of three major conservation NGOs. Established workflow to coordinate with multiple
stakeholders, while producing under challenging conditions in jungle, mountain, and forest locations.
Edited with Adobe Premiere Pro. Watch now at:

'CRISIS' / The NGO Forum - Producer, Writer-Director, Editor

Wrote, directed, and edited the prosocial documentary, ‘Crisis’, an investigative report about land
alienation (land grabbing) in indigenous areas of Cambodia. Produced on location in remote indigenous
areas of Cambodia under challenging conditions. I edited on Adobe Premiere Pro, operated B-camera,
conducted interviews, and cast and trained indigenous non-actors to deliver compelling voiceover
narration. Watch now at

Movies and Media by Jason Rosette are: "Terrific" – LA Times "Superb" – NY Film Critics Circle


"Hilarious" – The New Yorker ''Recommended" – Library Journal


'BOOKWARS' (Feature Documentary) - Writer-Director, Editor, Co-Producer, Narrator

 Wrote, co-produced, directed, edited and narrated this award winning feature
documentary while reporting to co-producers and fiscal sponsors.
 Negotiated sales deals with NHK Japan, SVT Sweden, Arte/ZDF, PBS, Metrochannels, and
other platforms and broadcasters; supervised and managed production of deliverables
 Watch now on Amazon and other platforms; info @

Music and Audiobook Production: (2015-Present)

 Produced, recorded, narrated and mastered audio for a range of fiction and nonfiction titles;
many of these titles available on Audible, ACX, Findaway Voices and other platforms.
 Produced, mixed and mastered EPs, singles, and an album for musical artist, singer-songwriter
Gone Marshall (
 Sourced studio facilities and session musicians to deliver studio quality deliverable audio

'FREEDOM DEAL' (Episodic Scripted Drama) - Writer-Director, Editor

 Wrote, co-produced, DP'd, edited and directed this original period drama set during the US-
Vietnam conflict in 1970. Shot on location in Kandal province, Cambodia.
 Cast, trained and directed foreign language talent in a developing country environment
 Secured permissions from local government and reported to same during production
 Built website using Wordpress; wrote press kits, press releases, and social media
 Watch now on Amazon Prime and Gumroad; Info @

'LOST IN NEW MEXICO' (Feature Drama) Writer-Director, Editor, Producer

 Co-produced, wrote, directed and edited this extrapolative fiction feature which was
shot and produced on location in New Mexico, USA.
 Developed budget while administering financial incentives from the Film Commission
 DP'd, edited, color corrected using Final Cut Pro; Co-wrote and co-composed score
 Watch now on Amazon and Gumroad; info @

CAMBOFEST Film Festival & BANGKOK INDIEFEST - Founder, Co-Organizer, Programmer

Founded, directed, and co-organized 'CamboFest', the first recurring international movie event in Cambodia
since the end of the Khmer Rouge regime, as well as its regional partner event, the 'Bangkok IndieFest' in
 Co-organized and supervised all areas of both events including production, promotion, fundraising, and
programming, while reporting to sponsors and invested stakeholders.
 Supervised associates, curated screeners, produced trailers and promotional graphics, directed
social media and crowdfunding campaigns, while coordinating with press and filmmakers.
 Successfully secured sponsors including Epson, Singha Beer, Apple, and the US Embassy (KH
& TH). Info: |

'ScheduleMessage' (web-based communications and social media platform) - Producer/Designer

Directed and designed the custom coded web application, 'ScheduleMessage', an autonomous email
scheduler and delivery system with delay, randomize, and repeat functionality geared towards social
media applications. I sourced and hired developer, researched and secured cloud servers, and
conducted total UX and UI through successful implementation. See a walkthrough video at
'CAMBOTUBE' Video Sharing Portal - Producer/Designer
Directed and designed the first ASEAN-themed user-generated video sharing portal, 'CamboTube'.
Procured and configured FFMPEG enabled servers to host the site, promoted and fundraised in support
of the platform's launch, and localized site design. Info @


Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film & TV) New York University, NY – Trustee Scholar
Masters of Arts (International Development Studies) Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia


Pre-Production: Content development. Script writing and doctoring. Multimedia producing.

Storyboarding for visual storytelling. Budget & production management.

Production: Video production with advanced digital cinematography on professional, prosumer

cameras and DSLRs. Advanced lighting techniques. Field audio mixing and capture. DSLR, ENG,
Mirrorless and UAV (drone) camera systems; Digital Photography; 360 video

Post-Production: Picture and video editing, sound editing and mixing, color correction, motion graphics
design artist and compositor, codecs, compression, VOD and streaming distribution.

Software: Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Mocha, Photoshop, Illustrator, Magic Bullet Looks, After
Effects, Photoshop, Lightroom, Adobe Audition, Photoshop; Mixcraft, Audacity, Reaper DAWs; iZotope
Ozone and RX8 (Audio Mastering and Restoration); Hootsuite (social media); Final Draft
(screenwriting); Wordpress; Beaverbuilder; WPBakeryBuilder; some CSS; basic Blender and Unity.

Additional Media Skills: Pro Audio Podcast, Audiobook, and voiceover techniques; storytelling, print
editing, social media, project management, presentation design and delivery; location managment,
scouting, and coordination; Music supervision and production (ASCAP); voiceover production and
narration; negotiating skills; Pphotography; Significant and diverse multicultural experience; Teaching
& training (Digital Media, Communications, EFL & ESL, Digital Design); Self-starter at home in
developing and emerging environments and markets; experience directing on-camera and VO talent;
screenwriting & script doctoring; videography, editing,


Member, SAG-AFTRA (FiCore); ASCAP (Producing and Performing Member)

"Jason is a talented and creative director/producer whose work is unfailingly innovative and who
can deal with any conditions thrown at him with patience, persistence and the drive
to get the project done." -- Tracy Rosenberg, Executive Director at Media Alliance, San Francisco, CA

“I was impressed by Jason's ability to transfer project management skills effectively from his
experience as a media and video-film producer to the area of web application development."
– Selcuk Ayguney, Python Developer, ScheduleMessage Application


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