Connor Ricketts
Film and Media Studies
Location: Shingle Springs, CA, USA
School: Folsom Lake College
Major: Film and Media Studies

Connor Ricketts

Charter University Prep High School, Placerville, CA
Diploma received December 2015, GPA – 4.0
January 2016 – Present : Attending Folsom Lake College in preparation to
transfer to a 4 year university, GPA – 4.0

June 2016 – August 2016 : DJ's Grill & Deli, Folsom, CA ~ Cook/Register
June 2016 – May 2017 : Aji Japanese Bistro, El Dorado Hills, CA ~ Busser
October 2018 - November 2018 : The Talking Tree Film, Stockton, CA ~ Production
• Extensive communication with and coordination of other PAs to support top
quality production
• Above and beyond execution of any task assigned to guarantee employer
June 2018 – July 2019 : Target, El Dorado Hills, CA ~ Service and Engagement
• Trainer added to my title after 3 months of employment plus new duties which
included: complete training of new cashiers on guest interaction and register
• Promoted to Managerial position after 4 months of employment plus new duties
which included:managing cashier schedules and personnel, unique problem
solving to ensure complete customer satisfaction, and extensive customer
service experience
• Subject Matter Expert in Cash Office Operations added to my title after 5
months of employment plus new duties which included: managing the cash
office team and ensuring complete organization,support and training for new
cash office team members, and building a detailed oriented team that worked
May 2015 - Present : Empyrean Productions, CA ~ Co-Owner
• A part-time hobby that I partake in only when I have extra time on my hands.
• Story development from concept to post-production
• Budget and casting experience
• Production experience in all areas (producing, directing, lighting, set dressing,
and acting)
• Complete organization and editing of clips to tell unique stories
• Color grading and lighting correction
• Audio enhancement and ADR
• Use of editing techniques to support the emotional tone of the story
• Managed to make both a 6 minute cut and 3 minute cut of a single film while
keeping the story and impact intact for a time constraint

• March 2012 – February 2018 : Actor with El Dorado Musical Theatre (3
shows/yr and 143/hrs dedicated per show)
• January 2012 – July 2013 : Director/Actor/Editor for a private YouTube channel

• Summer 2010 – Summer 2014 : Sound technician and recreation director for
Park Community Church's VBS
• 2013 – 2015 : Backstage technician for 4 musicals produced by El Dorado
Musical Theatre

• March 2013 : State runner-up in the Poetry Out Loud National competition
• February 2015 : Gypsy Robe recipient (Theatre award for most effort and
dedication to the show)

• Well versed in video editing techniques and Adobe Premiere Pro
• Very proficient in working with computers, including Microsoft Word, Excel,
Powerpoint, and Photoshop
• Highly conversant with technology data transfer, networking, hardware, and
• Dedicated to working hard and not leaving a job half completed
• Excellent communication skills
• Works well with a team
• Detailed and organized
• Exceedingly quick learner

Video Editor, Film Editor, Film, Short Film, Independent Film, Film Production, Director