Evan Nguyen Resume
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Location: San Diego, CA, USA
School: UC Santa Cruz
Major: Film & Digital Media

Evan Nguyen Resume

A dedicated and enthusiastic graduating student who is eager to gain experience in working and acquiring more knowledge in the film production field. Willing to take part in all aspects of filmmaking but also has a passion for working in documentary, video editing, and sound design. Very friendly and patient with others. Works well independently and with large groups and teams. Is willing to work remotely from home. I will be able to relocate to job locations starting in  July. 


Experience:

Film Production Coalition, UCSC​ ​- Editor/Cinematographer/Producer - September 2018 - Present
● A film production club at the University of California Santa Cruz that produces short films each quarter in a  variety of genres 
● Lead editor a short film titled “The Waiting Room”: ​https://vimeo.com/335065348​ which won awards for best cinematography, best horror/thriller film, and best sound design/music at the 2019 Berkeley Grizzly Film  Festival. It was recently submitted to the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive along with “How To  Throw A Killer Party”: ​https://vimeo.com/385590230​ in which I was the lead sound designer 
● Very experienced with camera, audio, and lighting equipment; well versed with Adobe Premiere Pro for editing 
● Currently producing a short experimental documentary film for this winter 2020 

  Pacific Arts Movement, San Diego, CA​ - ​ Video Production Intern - June 2019 - September 2019
● Editor for “A Music Video History of Asian America”: ​https://vimeo.com/349990950 
● Filmed local social, music, and food events in San Diego as well as compiled recap videos 
● Assisted in setting up and filming shoots for multiple documentary interviews 

  Pacific Arts Movement, San Diego, CA​ - ​ Reel Voices Summer Program - June 2016 - November 2016
● Worked with local studios and documentary filmmakers 
● Filmed, edited, and produced a short documentary film over the course of the internship Compiled, research and  wrote scripts for documentaries 
● “Living in Freedom” short documentary featured in the 2016 San Diego Asian Film Festival:  ------------;
 
 
Education:

University of California, Santa Cruz, CA​ - September 2017 - June 2020
● Attending the 2019-2020 school year as a junior with senior credit standing  ● Majoring in Film and Digital Media 
● Part of the Film Production Coalition, a film club on campus that includes a variety of genres and students to  create films 
● 3 years Bachelors program graduating Spring 2020 

  Del Norte High School, San Diego, CA​ - September 2013 - June 2017
● Digital Media/Film focused 
● Attended multiple Digital Media classes as well as a Broadcast Journalism class 
● Scouted film locations, set up A/V equipment and produced short videos each week for the school newsletter 
● Interacted with students to form a communal environment within the film community 
● Perfect SAT Math score; GPA: 3.7 

Software Knowledge and Skills:
● Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Adobe Media Encoder, Adobe After Effects  
● Audacity for sound editing/music production 

Equipment Knowledge and Skills:
● Canon C100, Panasonic GH4, Canon 60D, Nikon D3300, GoPro Hero 3 cameras 
● Lenses: 18-35mm, 50mm, 24-105mm, 85mm 
● Zhiyun Crane 2, Flycam, Tripod, Shoulder Mount/Rig, Rhino Slider 
● Lowell 3-Piece Lighting, Arri Fresnels, Floodlight LED panels 
● Boom Mics, Lavalier Mics, Zoom H5 Audio Field Recorder 

Techniques
● Experience shooting with cranes for steady shots 
● Able to source online sound effects as well as create/foley sound effects for sound designing 
● Rack focus and pull focus 
● Tracking and panning shots 
● 3-point lighting setups with color gels 

Extracurricular Activities :
● 4-year Varsity swimmer in high school, and have continued swimming as a hobby 
● 2 years lifeguarding and coaching young swimmers 
● Passionate about playing guitar; eager to learn more about music production and editing 

Evan Nguyen, Resume, Video Editor, Film, Video Production, Sound Design, Sound Editor