Emerson Cole Creative Resume
1616 E 50th Place Chicago, IL 60615
Student | Filmmaker | Director | Photographer| Stage Crew
Columbia College Chicago - 2017 to 2021
East Lyme High School - Graduate 2017
-Premiere Pro -Davinci Resolve -Photoshop -Instagram -SketchUp Pro
-Final Cut Pro -Office 365 -Studio Binder -Twitter -Twitch
-Sony Vegas -Google Drive -Youtube -OBS -Movie Magic
1st Assistant Director
The New Black Entertainment Jun 2020 - Sep 2020
- I am the first AD for a feature film and TV show shot in Gary, IN. I work closely with the production
company as well as the crew on the productions. I work from home and on set using scheduling software to
organize the production and run it on time.
Lead Sound Mixer
A Gift From God - Li Yunlu Feb 2020
- For my location sound class we got a chance to work with the MFA program. I helped set up the sound
equipment with my boom operator. I wrote sound logs for DIT and the Editor. I had an audio feed for the
director to hear the audio being recorded. I rented the audio equipment and transported it to the location.
Cannabis Consultant - Graphic Designer - Build Designer
MJ Solutions - Jim and Christ Sep-Dec 2019
- I worked to create applications for businesses to open dispensaries in January 2020. Working part time I
would come into the office and create floor plans and security plans from scratch to send to the applicant
and the state representatives.
Tylmen - Lloyd Yates Oct-Nov 2019
- I edited together a commercial for this company that was shot beforehand. In a few weeks, I put together
four different cuts to analyze and give to the social media manager. I worked closely with the owner and the
social media manager.
Sound Board Operator
DOG - Annika Kuz Oct 2019
- A play put on by Columbia College Chicago. I collaborated with the sound engineer and stage manager to
have a fluid soundboard for the play.
First AC - Assistant Editor
Next Wednesday - Dutch Elm Disease - Ben Hecht Jul 2019
- A part of the 48hr Film Festival. Worked with a small crew in a gorilla filmmaking style. Filmed on location
in Hamden, CT in various different locations around the city.
Director - Producer - Editor
Keeping It Together & Bale Out - Emerson Cole Jan-May 2019
- The productions that I had directed. I gathered all the crew for this production. I submitted Keeping It
Together to the Film Freeway film festival. Filmed on a soundstage in Chicago, IL.
User - Brett Davidson Sep-Dec 2018
- I collaborated with the director and another production designer. Designed floor plans and made concept art
for a class. Filmed on a soundstage in Chicago, IL.
Social Media Photographer
National Academy Television Arts and Science - Marcus Riley & Rebekah Cowing Dec ‘17, Nov ‘18, Nov ‘19
- Took pictures, stories, and live-streamed for Instagram. Worked closely with the head of social media,
guests, and winners to show the night for online viewers. I have worked at this same event for three years