Tessa Shields

 

Qualifications:

 

Freelance Filmmaker, and Graphic Designer with extensive experience including filming, editing, directing, and producing film projects and designing motion graphics and artwork for logos, flyers, albums, DVDs and videos. I am organized, energetic, happy, artistic, creative, collaborative, and great cameras, computers and creative media software. I am skilled in Final Cut Studio, Avid, and Adobe CS software. I have an in depth understanding of photography, equipment, and digital media and a passion for film production, photography, and art.

 

Film Production Experience:

 

Filmed, directed, edited, and created motion graphics for several film projects including:

 

-Out of the Silence-www.outofthesilence.org (Documentary) Orange, CA-2006-2014

-Love of Life (Sizzle Reel) Santa Cruz, CA 2011

-Mama Crow Kickstarter Campaign (Promotional Video) San Francisco, CA 2011

-UBI Purple Cow Promo (Promotional Video) SLC, UT – October- December 2010

-Smart Living (TV Show- Concept Development/Pre-Production) SLC, UT – Nov 2010

-Xtreme Tourist (TV Show-Editor) SLC, UT – Nov 2010

-Uptown Cheapskate (Commercial) SLC, UT –July-September 2010

-YB Green Crew/Growing Green (Documentary) LA, CA –Feb-March 2009 SLC, UT

-Cymatics/Cymascope (Promotional) Martinez, CA - Oct-Nov 2008

-Chrissy Suits Opera Reel (Promotional), Orange, CA - May 2007

-Night Terrors (Short Film), SLC, UT - Feb-May 2006

-Bridging Time (Short Film) Orange, CA –Oct-Nov 2004

 

Worked as a camera operator on several projects including:

 

-Marya Stark - Crossroads (Music Video) Santa Cruz, CA - October 2013

-New World Ape (Concert Video) Santa Cruz, CA 2011

-The Last Place on Earth (PBS Documentary) SLC, UT – June 2010

-Rooted in Peace (Documentary) LA, CA – May 2009

-Meet the Squeegees (Promotional) LA, CA – Feb-April 2009

-Nifty After Fifty (Promotional) Long Beach, CA - March 2009

-Sex, Passion, and Enlightenment Seminar (Informational), LA, CA -July 2008

-On the Verge (Documentary/Web Series), LA, CA – June 2008

-Crystal Tones Singing Bowls (Promotional), Santa Fe, NM – Nov 2007

 

Worked as a production assistant on feature films, commercials, and TV shows including:

 

-Diary of a Catholic School (Reality TV Pilot)- SLC, UT – November 2012

-Comcast Call Center (Commercial) SLC, UT - November 2012

-Fuel, (Sundance Winning Documentary)- Josh Tickell Productions, Venice, CA-2008

-Bewitched - Red Wagon/Sony- Los Angeles, CA-2004

 

Graphic Design Experience:

 

Designed artwork for flyers, albums, DVDs, stickers, labels, logos, and t-shirts in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. I have also designed my own websites.

 

Misc.

Painter, Photographer, Graphic Artist, Senior Class President, Junior Olympic Ski Racer, Habitat for Humanity (built houses)

 

Education:

 

 

 

 

 

The Waterford School

Sandy, UT

High School Diploma

Honors, June 2003

Chapman University

Orange, CA

B. A. in Film Production, Art Minor

Cum Laude, May 2007