David Grillo Resume
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Location: New York, NY, USA
School: Columbia University
Field of study: Philosophy

David Grillo Resume

B.A. in Philosophy at Columbia University New York, NY | Dec 2021
GPA: 3.6 Honors: Dean’s List
• Google Analytics Individual Qualification (2021)
• Google Adwords Certification (2021)
• Bing Ads Certification (2021)
• Hubspot Content Marketing Certification (2021)
Editorial Intern at ScreenPrism Media, Inc. New York, NY | Aug 2020 – Present
• Researched content and compiled dialogue clips for The Take, a film analysis YouTube channel with a >1M subscriber reach
• Wrote, edited, and fact-checked video essay scripts for longform digital content, garnering a total of ~4M views, ~18K
comments, and ~43K likes
Contributing Writer at MUBI Los Angeles, CA | May 2012 – Sep 2015
• Produced and published an interview with filmmaker Josephine Decker to an audience of ~5M monthly visitors
• Wrote capsule reviews for Notebook, the international film publication run by the MUBI streaming service
Editorial Fellow at ISSUE Magazine Los Angeles, CA | June 2014 – Dec 2014
• Scouted and developed interviews with several award-winning film directors as subjects for interviews for the digital edition of
arts and culture magazine
• Edited and optimized content for the digital edition of the magazine
Member of Meade Anderson Undergraduate Philosophy Forum Aug 2019 – Present
Research and discuss various topics in philosophy, ranging from metaphysics to moral psychology
President of Santa Monica Philosophy Club Dec 2017 – Dec 2018
Led discussion and curated reading lists for over 30 topics in philosophy in a seminar setting, moderated club’s Facebook
community message board, and coordinated several on-campus events including a debate panel attended by over 100 people
Spanish (Fluent, Native Speaker), Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Suite, SEO, Content Marketing, Google Analytics,
Adobe Suite and Film Production (Budgeting, Writing and editing screenplays)
Published Work
Available upon request
• Interview with filmmaker Josephine Decker about the everyday realism in her films Butter on the Latch and Thou Wast Mild
and Lovely
• Interview with filmmaker Alex Ross Perry about the structure of and inspiration for his work, focusing on his 2014 film Listen
Up Phillip, starring Jason Schwartzman and Elizabeth Moss
• Interview with experimental filmmaker Phil Solomon about his approach to working with the metaphysical aspects of film,
teaching, and connecting with younger audiences