Script Reader
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Location: Chapel Hill, NC, USA
University: Rutgers University
Major: English

Script Reader

Matthew Bussey
700 Durant Street Apt 303
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
xxx-xxx-xxxx
xxx-xxx-xxxx

Career Objective:
Seeking a position as a Script Reader that will allow me to expand my skills and provide thoughtful and meaningful script coverage for a highly recognized production company.

Education:
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ May 2004
• Bachelor of Arts English
• Minored in Cinema Studies

Experience:

Measurement Incorporated, Durham NC
Project Manager March 2013-February 2019
• Provided governance for educational assessment programs for the states of Washington, Indiana, and Michigan
• Maintained project schedules and ensured all tasks were implemented and completed in a timely manner and within budget
• Facilitated communication between various departments to ensure operations ran smoothly

Assistant Scoring Manager January 2010-February 2013
• Assisted in the direction and coordination of project activities for educational assessment scoring.
• Maintained transparency with clients and monitored contract obligations
• Developed and refined scoring criteria in cooperation with state departments of education

TriangleLife.TV, Raleigh NC
Editor January 2014-August 2015
• Assembled rough cuts of interviews for review and approval by the producer for three different web series
• Uploaded final cuts of web series interviews to YouTube for viewing by a local audience
• Assisted in social media marketing by bringing awareness to the YouTube channel

Camera Operator December 2013 – August 2015
• Ran camera and assisted in setting up shots for three locally produced web series in the Raleigh-Durham area

Chesler/Perlmutter Productions, Toronto, ON July 2015 – October 2015
Script Reader Intern
• Provided script coverage for over a dozen features and pilot screenplays
• Maintained communication with producers regarding questions from feedback

A 1-UP Kind of Life, Raleigh NC August 2010-November 2012
Producer/Editor
• Created and produced a mockumentary web series that was posted on YouTube
• Maintained a production schedule with talent and location managers
• Produced rough cut and final cut edits using Adobe Premiere

Abbot Entertainment, South Pasadena, CA September 2008 – October 2008
Creative Development Intern
• Provided script coverage for several features and pilot screenplays
• Trained on agency’s script coverage system
• Maintained communication with producers regarding questions from feedback

Chesler/Perlmutter Productions, Toronto, ON December 2006 – March 2007
Script Reader Intern
• Provided script coverage for over a dozen features and pilot screenplays
• Maintained communication with producers regarding questions from feedback
• A feature considered was produced for the Hallmark Channel

Skills:

• Screenwriting
• Script Coverage
• Video Editing
• Adobe Creative Suite
• Project Management
• General PC skills

Technical Skills:

• Camera Operator for Canon T5i DSLR camera
• Camera Operator for Canon XH-A1s camera

script reader, screenwriting, screenplays, film