Ciera Paily
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Location: Hempstead, NY, USA
School: Hofstra University
Major: TV/Video Production

Ciera Paily

Ciera Paily

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Hofstra University, Lawrence Herbert School of Communications

B.A TV/Video Production & Post-Production, Minor in Fine Arts

3.9 GPA, President/ Social Media Manager of Hofstra South Asian Students Association, President of Hofstra BGB (Dance Club), President of Hofstra Zeenat (Dance Club)

Graduated May 2018

Experience – Production Assistant, Camera Department

Assistant Photo/Video/Editor
Sarigama International
Set up/strike equipment
Operate camera
Make runs
Edit highlights for special events
June 2014-Ongoing

Cinematographer; “Steve Wolf”
Steve Wolf: YouTube Content
April 2019-Ongoing

Boom-Mic/PA/Swinger; “The Will”
Jin Rhim
April 2019

Camera Op/Grip; Crisis Management in Syria
Investigative Documentary
March 2019

PA; “Burst”
Amanda Nova
Gather/organize crafty
Make runs (equipment, props, etc.)
October 2018

PA; “A Smart Phone User’s Guide to Etiquette”
Mary John Frank LLC.
Gather/organize crafty
Set up/hold bounce board
Make runs (equipment, props, etc.)
Break down set equipment/load cargo van
October 2018

PA/BTS Photo; “Doppelbänger”
Capital K Pictures LLC.
Gather/organize crafty and wardrobe
Steam wardrobe; check for continuity
Stand-in for talent
Clean/reset set
Hold traffic for outside location
BTS photography
September 2018

Development & Post-Production Intern
Full Picture
Office and Administrative duties for Production team
Update project grids/excel sheets
Gather recon on clients, brands, and celebrities
Research relevant industry news
Edit short content videos for cross-digital platforms
June-August 2018

TJET Productions
Set up/break down camera equipment
Boom-mic operation
Stand in for talent
Hold props on set; standby with script
Grip; stunts utility
Interact as liaison between director and talent
July-October 2017

PA; “The 4th Day”
Love & Respect Entertainment
Drive crew to location
Gather/organize crafty; cook/serve breakfast and lunch
Clean/reset set
July 2017

Assistant Video Editor Intern
VitalGroundz Media
Edited all content for the “VitalGroundz Senior Class 2017”
April-July 2017


1st Annual Shoot4Change-a-thon- Associate Producer, Post-Production Coordinator

Label’d- Studio Camera Operator

Lioness- Field/Studio Camera Operator

Quest for the Chest- Studio Camera Operator

Their Eyes Were Watching God- Cinematographer

Mad Men: An Interpretation- Cinematographer

Grief- Co-Producer, Cinematographer, Editor

In Focus with Pat Montagano- Executive Producer, Studio Associate Director, Editor

The Bully Project: “Fight Club”- Editor, Boom Operator

Technical Skills/ Proficiencies

Avid Media Composer (Avid Interplay/Nexus)
Some Adobe Premiere
Grass Valley Edius
Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)
Some Adobe Photoshop
Google Drive
Social Media (Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter)
Set up and use of camera equipment
Set up and use of lighting equipment including ARRI, Lowell and LED lights
Boom-Mic Operation
Valid Driver’s License

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