MEDIA ARTIST

ABOUT

 

MULTIMEDIA PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

November 2015 Free-lance Photographer for “English Without Effort”, FALL Appalachian Dance Ensemble

Department of Theatre and Dance, Appalachian State University

Web Design and Development for a non-profit dance

Contact and Chair: Kevin Warner

 

June 2015-current Web Design and Development

Dance Project

Web Design and Development for a non-profit dance school, company, and festival based in Greensboro, NC

Contact: Anne Morris

 

January 2015-April 2015 Videography, Editing, Web Design

Penna Rossa Permaculture Farm, Ambiegna, Corsica, France

Created a website and introduction video for a permaculture farm project

Supervisor: Olivia and Fred Goes

 

 

January 2015-April 2015 Videography and Editing

SG Dance Theatre, Boone, NC

A collaborative for-video dance creation, “Yet We Remain: A Tribute to the Culture of Appalachia”

Choreographer: Sayward Grindley

 

 

January 2014-Current Photoshop visuals and building mock-ups, and Project Assistance

The Space, Boone, NC

A community center that is a place for the creation and sharing of performance arts, projected for implementation in 2016

Project Leader: Alex Smith

 

February 2014-March 2015 Documentarian, Project Assistant, Internship Course Designer

Lettuce Learn Organization, Boone, NC

Support for school learning gardens through interns, training, and mentorship

Supervisor: Courtney Baines Smith

 

May 2014-June 2014  Instructional Video Production and Editing, Sound Slide

Production and Editing

Quality Education Programs, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

Creation of “how-to” video for audio documentaries about schools

Supervisor: Patrick O’Shea

 

July 2014-Current  Website Design

The Possum Jenkins Carolina Ramble and Reunion, Boone, NC

Designed website for music festival

Festival Director: David Brewer

 

 

 

MA Master of Arts in New Media and Global Education

Appalachian State University

December 2015

PUBLICATIONS AND AWARDS

 

September 2015 Featured Videographer

New Filmmakers Showcase, NYC, NY

“Yet We Remain,” a dance-for-film collaboration with choreographer Sayward Grindley

 

2015-2016 Fellowship Recipient

Joe Murphy Educational Media Endowed Fellowship, Appalachian State University

Based on Media Production Portfolio

 

February 2015  Prize for Innovation Grant Recipient

SECU Emerging Issues Grant, NC awarded to the Lettuce Learn Organization

Project Assistant

 

October 2014  Second Place Winner

Blue Mountain Documentary Film Festival, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

For the film “Room To Move”

 

October 2014  Second Place Award

SEAM (Supporting Economic Alternatives in the Mountains) Dinner, Boone, NC

Presenter on behalf of the Lettuce Learn Organization

 

July 2011   “Experiencing Corsica like a Local”

Go Nomad Online Travel Magazine

http://www.gonomad.com/3160-experiencing-corsica-like-a-local-through-help-exchange

Article accepted for paid publication

 

 

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

 

2011 Farm Worker and Server through Help Exchange

Organic Strawberry Farm and Family Restaurant in Corisca, France

Spent three weeks living with a family and helping on the farm, at the farmer’s markets, and in the family restaurant

 

2008 Event Coordinator, Choreographer

Appalachian Dance Ensemble and the Collaborative Process Students, ASU, Boone, NC

Collaboratively choreographed and coordinated all aspect of a full-length dance program exploring the ritual aspects of beauty, religion, and emotion

Also coordinated advertising, publicity, venue selection and booking, program and poster design, and ticket sales

 

2008 English and Art Teacher’s Assistant

ASOMEIN, San Salvador, El Salvador

Participated in a two-week partnership with a non-profit after school Arts program for kids of low to no income families. Volunteer work included teaching drawing classes, aiding in English classes, and participating in community building activities with elementary age children

 

2006 English Teacher

ESL Classes, Agricultural Center, Boone, NC

Taught English once a week for 6 months to the wives of minority farmers hired to work locally through a partnership set up between the Anthropology Department and the Department of Agriculture

 

2006 Disaster Relief Volunteer

American Red Cross, New Orleans, LA

Coordinated 2 one-week trips with Mt Vernon College Class to assist in manual labor with American Red Cross food distribution and hurricane cleanup projects

 

MY EXPERIENCES

EDUCATION

ADOBE CREATIVE SUITE

Including: Premiere Pro, Muse, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, & Illustrator

WEB DESIGN

Including graphics, branding, & front-end design

PHOTOGRAPHY

Including shooting & editing, with special Interest in Dance Photography & Portraits

INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN

Including course design, graphics, and development

MEDIA SKILLS

VIDEO

Including shooting and editing techniques with special interest in documentary, story-telling, & dance for film

BFA Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Studies

Appalachian State University

December 2010

BAS Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in General Anthropology

Appalachian State University

December 2010

About Jamille's Experience, Media, & Education