Columbia College Hollywood - Instructor July 2016
"Audition Techniques for Film and TV” Breaking Down Scenes, Improv, Interviews, Stage Combat
Hollywood Militia Improv – Director / Instructor / Founder 2007 – 2014
All aspects of Improv: Performing, Writing, Production, Flash Mobs, History, Guerilla Art
Actors Certified Training – Director / Instructor April 2004 - Oct. 2010
All aspects of training for professional On-Camera performers:
Pictures, resumes, auditions, improv, character development, scene study, on-camera skills, industry insight and more.
SAG Conservatory @ AFI - Volunteer Director / Instructor 1995 – 2008
On-camera audition and interview technique. Overview of being a professional actor in Hollywood.
24 Hour Fitness - Certified Personal Trainer 2003 - 2004
NASM “National Academy of Sports Medicine” Certified – Fitness / Nutrition Expert
Ultimate Career Workshop – Developer / Instructor March 1991 – Jan. 1997
A-Z acting career workshop for actors including private and on set coaching and consultations.
The Defense Department - Los Angeles – Self Defense Instructor 1990 -1993
Worked with Oakland SWAT, City Councils, Schools, TV Production Companies, regular citizens, adults and childern.
Featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show, CNN, LA Times and other media, World Wide
Experienced Instructor: (Children and Adults)
Driving, Swimming, Photography, Stage Combat/ Weapons Handling, Archery and Drama - volunteer at local schools
"National Academy of Sports Medicine" Certified Personal Trainer - Girl Scout "Outdoor Training" Certified
Act Talent Management - Talent Manager May 2006- Feb. 2008
Responsible for all aspects of starting-up, running, submitting and supervising up to 75 clients.
Wild Briar Talent - Manager Assistant Feb.-Dec. 2003
Heavy phones, submissions, interviewing new clients, career guidance (pictures, resume, training)
Contracts, computers, Internet, interacting with casting directors and producers.
Robert Plant "Rainbow" (Music Video/ Genero TV) Producer, Director, Casting Sept. 2014 Soxon Prods.
Established Concept, Supervised Editing, Procured Locations
LAPD Memorial Dedication (Live 3 Camera Media Event) Director Jan. 24, 2013 TDJ Prods.
Brok'N L.A. ( Short Film) Director, Writer, Producer Casting May - Nov. 2012 Soxon Prods.
BelleFit (Infomercial) Director, Producer March 2012 Soxon Prods.
Hired crew, "Creative Control" of music, locations, editing and Greenscreen
UnREALity (Webseries Pilot) Writer, Director, Producer March 2010 - Oct. 2011 Hollywood Militia prod.
BURBANK INT. FILM FESTIVAL, NOMINEE
Metal Heads (Feature Film) Writer, Director, Producer, C.D. May 2010- Jan. 2011 Soxon Prods.
ANTHEM FILM FESTIVAL, LAS VEGAS, NOMINEE
Hellbent for Hollywood (Studio Based Reality show) Sept. 2009 - Jan. 2010 TTJ Prods.
Main Camera, Steadicam and Jib
Flipping Beverly Hills (Mixed Reality Pilot) Segment Producer 2008 MCT Prods.
In A Nut Shell (Digital Short) Writer, Director, Casting Sept. 2004 Soxon Prods.
No Hope (Music Video) Producer, Director, Casting Dec. 2003 HyperChild
Established concept, supervised casting, compiled and recorded live footage.
See Tahiti (Dept. of Tourism Video) Writer, Narrator Dec. 2001 Hephaestus Ent.
Also assisted producer with various pilots and Media Access Awards. 2002 & 2003
The Temple Of Hip Hop w/ KRS1 (Reprise/Warner Bros.) Second AD March 2001 Speedway Films
Area 52 (Sci Fi Channel - MOW) Fight Coordinator Oct. 2001 La Tuna/Working Class Films
Jay Jay The Jet Plane (Real-time Animation) Joystick Animator Feb.-July 2001 Modern Cartoons
Manipulation of emotions and expressions of up to three characters simultaneously.
Familiar with “face-tracking”, “greenscreen” and “model moving” aspects of Live Animation.
Battle Dome (Real Combat Reality) Asst. Prod.Coordinator (Stage) June -Jan 01 Sony (Columbia/TriStar)
Hiring, scheduling, supervising up to 30 p.a.’s, assist producers with pilots, prototype games with stunt dept.,
computers, storyboards, dubbing, contestant coordinating, purchasing expendables, set rigging, carpentry, etc.
Celebrate LA 2000 (New Years Eve 1999) Asst. Stage Manager Dec. 1999 Paramount Studios
Ring (Digital Short) Writer, Director Oct. 1999 S-DU Prods.
Location scout, casting, conceptualized computer animation effects.
Turkey Day (Digital Feature) First AD June 1997 Digital Universe Prods.
Assisted director during production, supervised actors and crew, problem solver.
Safe Schools (Industrial Video) Director, Line Producer May 1997 DeDe Prods.
Hired crew, drew story boards, choreographed fight scenes.
Babe Goes To The Oscars (Promotional) Producer March 25, 1996 P.E.T.A.
Arranged and choreographed actors, costumes, transportation and press clearance.
Generation Next (TV/Video) Writer, Director, Editor, Casting 1995 - 1996 Soxon Prods.
Line/Exec. produced, location scout, co-starred, DP, PR, distribution.
Revolution Radio (Weekly Radio Show) Producer, Host 1995 -1996 KCLA 99.3 FM Los Angeles
Promotion, sales. Organized guest, music, commercials and commentaries to the second.
Bad Medicine (Bon Jovi Music Video) Independent Camera Op. 1988 Soxon Productions
♦ Census Enumerator- United States Dept. of Commerce (completed contract) April – June. 2016.
♦ Mail Carrier U.S.P.S. April – Aug. 2015
Assured quality Customer Service and the accurate delivery of Mail, Parcels and Special Deliveries
Drove vehicle to businesses and delivered on foot to residential areas.
Concierge / Front Desk Clerk – Dunes Inn, Wilshire Oct. 2015 – March 2016
Guest Relations, Reservations, Cloud Based PMS System
Concierge - Blu Beverly Hills - Beverly Hills, CA Aug.– Oct. 2015
Customer Service, Access, Patrols, Deliveries, Valet, Reservations, Showing Property, Leasing.
World Adventure Traveler (over 30 countries)
Hephaestus Travel Group / All Points Travel Services V.P. Adventure / Specialty Travel 1996-2004
Specialized in Adventure, Eco and disabled travel. Worked with groups and independent travelers.
Developed relationships with operators in South Africa, Malaysia and Central America, among others.
Worked on a proprietary computer reservation system. Traveled to over 30 countries and islands.
See Tahiti (Dept. of Tourism Video) Writer, Narrator
Also assisted producer with various pilots and Media Access Awards.
Social Staff Sitmar Cruise Lines
Completed contract as Social Staff Member. Also performed as Disc Jockey and Island Tour Guide.
Driver / Personal Assistant 1990-1991
Drove for the owner of "D'Lights", a high end custom lamp and light design company in Glendale
Driver / Personal Assistant 1989-1990
Provided discretion and professionalism for a CIA sub-contractor.
ATV Video Hollywood 1986
Pick up and deliveries in a safe and timely manner from Los Angels, Orange & Ventura Counties.
- Motorcycle and Car licenses. Experience driving Stick shifts, Trucks, Boats, Forklifts and Small Engine Planes -
Familiar with: P.C., MAC, Word, Photo Shop, Final Draft, Break Down Express, CMS, LexisNexis, and Google
Extremely proficient with the use of the internet for Sales, Networking Social Media, Research and more.
Metal Artisan / Weldor - Built and helped design the "LAPD “End of Watch” Memorial Wall" Nov. 2013 – July 2014.
58 x 9 feet, 3 Tons of Steel, plexy & lights! - Liaison with vendors and LAPD "Eagle & Badge" Union, cleaned, repaired and transported.
Landscaper – Tree trimming, Stonework and general landscaping of Million Dollar Properties
Carpet Installer – “Kerry’s Carpet Connection”
Measuring, installing, moving furniture, sales, customer service Roofer – “Accurate Roofing” Shingles and Rubber. Install new and/or repair old roofs.
Painter – “Quentin Painters” Interior, Exteriors of Apartments, Houses, Walls, Fences. Experienced Welding, Set Design, Electrical, Carpentry and more.
Security Supervisor – 87th Annual Academy Awards - 2015
Supervisor The Actors Center, Studio City - 2nd in Charge of All Security 1988 - 1989
All Aspects of Security, including late night escorting of students to cars, protecting expensive media equipment,
making rounds, filling reports, training officers, and overnight stays when system went down.
The Hollywood Bowl - Concerts and Special Event Security
Security and Supervision “Working the Door” of various nightclubs and social events.
Professional Trained - Superior Awareness, Boundary Setting and De-Escalation Skills
♦ BARTENDER/BAR MANAGER
The Greek Theatre – TNT – Hollywood Bowl – L.A. Sports Arena – The Music Center –
Cater Crew – Along Came Mary – The Butler Did It – Elegant Staffing – Sony – Paramount
Privately: Celebrity homes Politicians, Movie Stars, Millionaires, Billionaires and Royalty!
Ran Bars at Oscars, Grammys, Mtv, Comedy Awards, SAG Awards, Governors Ball, Fire and Ice Ball and more
Self-Defense Expert (featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show, CNN, LA Times, and more, locally & worldwide)
NASM Certified in Nutrition and Fitness. Red Cross Certified in 1st Aid /CPR at the “Professional Rescuer” level. Studied ENG, Indie Film Production, Photography, Writing, Public Speaking, Choreography, Martial Arts, Stunts, Weapons Handling, Voice Over, Acting, Skydiver, Rock Climber, Skilled Mountaineer. 4.0 College Average.
PADI Certified Scuba Diver & World Adventure Traveler (over 30 countries). L.A. Film School Graduate.
Experienced with all aspects of Casting: Crew and Talent. Reality and Scripted. Online and in Office Member: SAG/AFTRA, Native American Caucus, NRDF & IFP West.
Founding Member: “New Media Revolution” Prod. Group/ “Generation Next” Improv Troupe/
“The Hollywood Militia” Improv, Prod. & Performance Art Group/ “Hoods To Woods” CA registered non-profit
(Outdoor Adventures and Interventions for underprivileged and at risk youths)
Volunteer & Awards:
Recipient “Presidential Volunteer Service Award”.
Various causes including, Scouts, Local Schools, L.A. River, Animal Activism w/Rodney Dangerfield.
“Mifflin Theater Award” recipient.
Girl Scout Troop Co-Leader, CEO “Hoods To Woods” 501c non profit
TESLA'S REVENGE Star Steven Vincent (Dir) Digital Universe Prod.
WILD MALIBU WEEKEND Co-star Kelly Gordon (Dir) Bikini Showdown Prod.
DEAD SEXY Co-star Robert Angelo (Dir) Dead Sexy Prod.
BIG SHOTS Featured Ivan Reitman (Dir) Ivan Reitman Prod.
THE MARTINETTIS Co-star Steve Muro (Dir) SDU Productions
DEADLY PURSUIT Featured Alan McCoy (Dir) Alan McCoy Prod.
HAMBURGER-The Motion Picture Featured Mike Marvin (Dir) Feldman/Meeker Prod.
Brok'n L.A. Star Soxon Prods.
In A Nutshell Star Soxon Prods
GENERATION NEXT Star/Host Soxon Prod.
GENERAL HOSPITAL Re-Occurred ABC
THE JUDGE Star GTV Prod.
FUTURE SHOCK Featured Nickelodeon
THE 90's Co-star PBS
OPRAH WINFREY Guest / Performer Harpo Prod.
JOHNNY BAGO Featured Mime Bago Prod.
BEHIND BARS Featured Grab Prod.
HELL TOWN Featured (fights/stunts/weapons) Breezy Prod.
Marlboro Man - Starring / Marlboro Man - Rodney Dangerfield
The Gazebo - Louis - Northland Theatre
The 60's - Singer / Dancer - Mifflin Theatre
The Biggest Boast - Paul Bunyan - Worthington Playhouse
Games - MoCap - Promo - Radio:
Star Trek Q 'n A (promo) - Co-Star Paramount Studios
Generation Next Radio - Host - 99.8 FM Los Angeles
Baby Ruth (Candy Bar) - Co-Star
Surgical Strike (the game) - Co-Star
TRAINING: ( Partial List )
Mike Muscat - The “Reel Acting” Workshop, LA
(On Camera Technique, Cold Reading, Scene Study,
Improv, Commercial Auditions, Stunts)
Actors Certified Training - North Hollywood
(Advanced On Camera - Scene Study - Green Screen - Rain Simulator)
Kathleen Freeman - Hollywood
(Comedy, Auditions, Technique)
The Hollywood Militia - North Hollywood
(Extreme Improv - founding member)
Cliff O’Connell - Los Angeles City College
(On Camera Technique, Stage, Scene Study)
Bob Bergen - Hollywood
(Voice Over Technique)
Benis Martin - Hollywood
(Scene Study, Character Development)
SAG Conservatory - American Film Institute
(Commercials, Cold Reading, Improvisation)
Augustus Stone - TV Production, Burbank
(Directing, Editing, Lighting, SFX, Video and Audio Techniques)
D. LeMieux - Glendale City College
Kick Boxing, Martial Arts, Nunchakus, Knives, Yoga, Mime, Juggling, Chinese Sticks, Tele-Prompter, Computers, Haky Sak, Billiards,
Motorcycles (street & dirt), Snow/Water/Jet Skiing, Sky Diving, Scuba Diving, Cliff Diving, Swimming, Golf, Roller Skating/Blading,
Archery, Fencing, Fire Arms, Rock Climbing, Rappelling/Abseiling, Spelunking, Football, Track, Tennis, Baseball, Basketball, Wrestling,
Horseback Riding, Cameras, Frisbee, Firewalking, Fast Talking, Welding, Metal Work, Dancing (hip-hop, swing, Ballroom, 60’s, moshing).
Self-Defense Expert (featured on the Oprah Winfrey show, CNN, LA Times and other print and media, locally and worldwide)f
NASM Certified in nutrition and fitness. Red Cross Certified in 1st Aid and CPR at “Professional Rescuer” level.
Studied ENG, indie film production, photography, writing, public speaking, choreography, martial arts, stunts, voice over, mime and acting.
World Adventure Traveler (over 30 countries).
Film Independent L.A. - SAG Native American Caucus - Hollywood Film Institute Grad.
Recipient of : "The Presidents Volunteer Service Award" 2012
“New Media Revolution” Multi-Media Prod. Group
“Generation Next” Sketch Troupe
"The Hollywood Militia" Improv, Production & Performance Art Group
President - Hellfish MC ~ Hollywood