Nicole M.

Iizuka
1025 N. Kings Road #402 || West Hollywood, CA 90069 || (213) 446-0572 || nicolemiizuka@gmail.com
Metro Goldwyn Mayer March 2011 - Present Creative Development Assistant Aid in tracking down new material, develop current projects and facilitate communication between the studio & production. Also, manage the desk for the VP of Development and support day-to-day office operations. Spyglass Entertainment Oct 2008 – March 2011 Creative Development Assistant Managed desk for the VP of Development & aided in all creative tasks. In addition, ran the internship program for the company. International Creative Management June 2007 – Oct 2008 Motion Picture Literary Assistant Managed desk for a MP Literary Agent. In addition, drafted feature writer/director deal memos, maintained & created numerous databases such as script library, comic book database, client files, and spec submission logs and provided script coverage. Wendy Finerman Productions July 2006 – June 2007 Producer’s Assistant Served as the assistant to producer Wendy Finerman on the film PS I LOVE YOU, as well as managed her desk as her 1st Assistant after the film wrapped. Job duties included managing and scheduling all aspects of her production company, researching and tracking projects in development, booking travel, reading scripts, writing coverage & providing information technology assistance. The Karaoke Show Jan 2003 – May 2004 Light board Operator & Associate Producer Off-Broadway. Modern take on Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors. In addition to operating the spotlight & light board, produced an “American Idol Karaoke” competition for the post-show. The Wedding Banquet: The Musical May 2003 – Sept 2003 Projections Designer & Assistant Company Manager Designed & operated stage projections, as well as assisted the company manager in all matters of production while on tour with the musical adaptation of Ang Lee’s 1993 film The Wedding Banquet. Toured in Seattle, Taiwan, Taipei and Singapore.

Professional Experience

Cake & Heels cakeandheels.com Maintain & write a baking, cooking & Los Angeles event blog that generates on average 2,500 hits a month and is part of the Food Buzz featured publisher network. Blogging.LA blogging.la Featured writer for blogging.la, part of the Metblogs network, a massive local journalism & media project founded in 2003. The Writer’s Network writersnetwork.com Freelance writer with work published on www.homeandgardenideas.com as well as soon to be launched Beauty & Style (May 2011) and Money & Business (July 2011).

Writing / Blogging Experience

New York University ~ Tisch School of the Arts Graduated May 2006 || Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film and Television Production Harvard Westlake High School

Education

New York, NY Los Angeles, CA

The Fulfillment Fund – Leadership Council Member NYU Tisch West Alumni Group – Board Member NYU in Los Angeles Mentorship Program – Co-Creator & Mentor Hollywood Beer Pong Tournament – Manager/Creator | Partnered with BPong.Com & Nuvo Condoms Cloak and Dinner – Creator & Head Chef of an Underground Supper Club. (www.cloakanddinner.com)

Extracurricular Work

Film/Editing: Social Networking: Also Proficient In:

Proficient with 16mm, BetaCam, Mini-DV, HD Cameras, Avid DV Pro, Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio Pro, Pro Tools, Adobe Photoshop, and Illustrator. Blogger, WordPress, Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook, Picasa, Flikr, RRS Feeds, Google Apps, iPhone Apps, StatCounter, Google Analytics. Final Draft, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Entourage, Oasis, FileMaker Pro, DialLog, EP Budgeting, and EP Scheduling.

Skills

References Furnished on Second Page

Nicole M. Iizuka
1025 N. Kings Road #402 || West Hollywood, CA 90069 || (213) 446-0572 || nicolemiizuka@gmail.com

References
Cassidy Lange ~ VP of Development & Production at Metro Goldwyn Mayer Phone: (310) 449-3035 Email: CLange@mgm.com Ava Jamshidi ~ MP Literary Agent at International Creative Managemenet Phone: (310) 550-4435 Email: AJamshidi@IcmTalent.com Wendy Finerman ~ Producer ~ Wendy Finerman Productions Phone: (310) 694-8088 Email: WFinerman@WendyFinermanProductions.com

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