AVA WITONSKY RESUME
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ACT I: SUMMARY
Experience in writing, shooting, and editing at all stages of production. I’ve worked on various TV and film productions, shadowing professionals as a cinematographer, production assistant, and scriptwriter. Eager to bring my strong work ethic and resilient optimism to your production!
Skilled cinematographer and photographer.
Experience in developing scripts and shot-lists from pre to post production.
Excellent writer and communicator.
Editing experience with Adobe Premiere Pro, AVID, and Adobe Photoshop.
ACT 2: EXPERIENCE
Production Assistant & Storyboard Editor– Aurora Productions. June-August 2018. Huntington, NY.
Revised the script of a feature documentary, worked with a dynamic crew to develop production design from lighting to camera angles. Chosen to conduct interviews for the film.
Production Assistant & Broadcast Operator – Inravio TV Network, June-August 2018. Mastic, NY.
Responsible for staying up-to-date with current events for a weekly show. Worked with editing team to create and ingest organized graphic content. Efficiently controlled shots during live broadcasts.
Cinematographer & Storyboard Editor – Martin Eden Production, Jan-May 2019. Nantucket, MA.
Received a spot in the selective “Cinema Sarah Lawrence” film program to shadow professionals on a feature film production as a cinematographer. Responsible for editing the screenplay and shooting scenes.
Hamilton College, Class of 2021. AVG GPA: 3.8; Dean’s List for 3 semesters.
Major: Cinema and Media Studies. Minor: Religious Studies.
ACT 3: ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND HONORS
Radio Host & Scriptwriter of my college radio program, “Cinematic Sounds.” I analyzed soundtracks from my favorite films. Successfully operated the switchboard live phone calls.
Filmmakers’ Assistant at the 2018 Stony Brook Film Festival. Oriented and assisted all needs of filmmakers throughout the festival. Ensured an organized and stress-free experience for all.
Research & Development Intern for Huntington’s Cinema Arts Centre. Researched grants for the centre to apply to in Fall 2018. Wrote and edited original content for the Centre’s publication.
Founder & President of Hamilton College’s Film Club (Winter 2017-Present).
Writing Tutor at Hamilton College’s Nesbitt-Johnston Writing Center. I was nominated by college faculty to assist students with their writing from thesis papers to screenplays and poems.