Jonpaul Rodriguez
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Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
School: Florida State University
Major: Film

Jonpaul Rodriguez

Work Experience

Development Intern January 2019 – May 2019
Valhalla Entertainment

• Provided administrative support including covering desks, making copies, and maintaining a clean and safe working environment.
• Read and produced script coverage for feature films, novels, and television pilots.
• Researched and compiled weekly lists of potential intellectual properties for acquisition and development.
• Handled and demonstrated discretion regarding highly confidential information regarding company personnel and clientele.

Screenwriting Instructor September 2018 – December 2018
Florida State University

• Designed a course focused on fundamental screenwriting principles with an emphasis on writing for productions with limited budgets and time.
• Gained valuable experience mentoring and instructing graduate-level students through the development, revision, and production of their first short film.

Graduate Teaching Assistant August 2017 – August 2018
Florida State University

• Instructed and mentored students in various grip and electric procedures.
• Enhanced communication skills to ensure students understood set safety.

Shift Manager September 2010 – July 2016
CVS Pharmacy
• Managed and transferred calls to appropriate departments.
• Operated registers, wireless inventory scanners, and DOS/POS computer systems.
• Performed closing procedures that included balancing registers and reporting daily cash earnings.

Skills
Proficiency in: Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Microsoft Word, Outlook, Google Office Suite, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, Dropbox, and Slack.

Education
Florida State University, MFA Film Production August 2016 – August 2018

Florida State University, BA Creative Writing August 2014 – July 2016

Leadership & Involvement
Professional Ethics Committee, FSU August 2017 - Present
• Participated and supervised workshops focused on workplace etiquette and developing strategies to deliver constructive criticism in a classroom setting.

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