Athena Gerasoulis
Tisch Film and Television
Location: New York City, NY, USA
School: New York University
Major: Tisch Film and Television

Athena Gerasoulis

Athena Gerasoulis
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Education
New York University Tisch School of the Arts (Class of 2022)
Kanbar Institute of Film and Television
GPA: 3.847

Work Experience

Film Crew Work (2018-2019)

-Director of Home Cooked, How to Support Your Roommate, The Things I Could Have Been, You’ve Got a Friend in Me, I Talk to My Mom
-Fulfilled roles as Director of Photography, Assistant Director, Assistant Camera, Boom Operator on over 20 NYU student films
-2nd Assistant Director of ‘The Troubled Hero’
-Casting Assistant+Location Scout of ‘Heaven is a Rocket Ship’
-Production Assistant of ‘Paper Tiger’ and ‘The Feud’
-Audio Syncing to animation ‘Hooked’

Educator Experience (2015-2019)

-The Write Way: Founder & Teacher of a central NJ tutoring program for humanities, teaching children of all ages creative, analytical, and competition writing
-Outstanding Educator Award (Scholastic Art & Writing):
Recognized as a 2019 “outstanding educator” nationally, for the achievement of students in writing competitions: two national medals, over 20 regional keys, publications in in all genres of creative writing

Awards+Publications

-Scholastic Art & Writing Awards (2015-2019)
2 National Gold medals, 1 National Silver Medal, 2 National American Voices nominations, 14 regional key awards in all areas of creative writing (screenwriting included)
-Mercer Street Selected Essays (2019)
Research paper on the photography and artistry of Hiroshi Sugimoto published in 2019 Mercer Street (NYU textbook distributed to all freshman writing classes for lesson purposes)
-Scholastic Art & Writing Outstanding Educator Award (2019)

Skills

Extensive camerawork with C200 and set-up, set design, storyboarding, managing call sheets/scheduling, scouting through BackStage platform, sound studios, post-production editing with the following programs: Adobe Premiere & Pro Tools, lesson plans, parental reports, proper homework distribution, maintenance of supportive learning environment, administrative bookkeeping with scheduling/payments with all Google Applications (Excel, Documents, etc.), photography/social media management, customer service, inventory, organization, communication, heavy lifting (over 50+ pounds), customer satisfaction, bookkeeping, discipline & alertness for 12 hour shifts

screenwriting, film, production