Award-winning writer that has shown his capacity for work in various industries both through experience and accomplishments. He works freelance as a Screenwriter (on assignment, script doctoring, & script consultancy), Poet, Writer, Blogger (entertainment, film, immigration, news, & politics), and Journalist. Also provides translation services in Spanish. On occasion dabbles in transcription of audio and video materials.
Film & Communications , Film & Communications
2009 - 2009
Freelance Writer + Blogger
September 2011 - April 2012
Write feature-length articles for truTV.com on an assignment basis. Pitch blog ideas to editor which are then pursued upon approval. Conduct research as needed.
Script & Story Consultant
Just The Tip of Feminism
August 2011 - April 2012
Brainstorm story threads for feature-length documentary centered on male feminists who defy expectations.
Draft and refine script treatments, project descriptions, promotional scripts, and a loose story arch. A dabble in grant writing here and there.
Squeaky Wheel Productions
January 2009 - May 2009
Doctored "Hungry for Attention," a short comedy script into award-winning film. After a number of writers unsuccessfully attempted to improve a story concept idea, I was finally brought on to secure cinematic clarity and vision. Best Comedy at 2010 Columbia College Film Festival.
Stay Thirsty Media
September 2008 - August 2009
Pitched and edited monthly editorials on musician interviews, concert reviews, and album/EP reviews. Contacted music management to arrange for broadcasting permissions and media procurement.
Lunar Eclipse Productions
February 2008 - June 2008
Hired to optimize existing script of the short film "Hermano," which details the visit of a sister to the downtrodden neighborhood and junkie brother she thought she left behind for good.
Screened at the 25th Anniversary of Chicago Latino Film Festival.
LCA Gaiden Productions
August 2007 - January 2009
Developed story concept into short-length film for Director Matt Dworzanczyk. The project blended a high-concept idea with traditional story elements and effects.
The film went on to receive several recognitions including an 'Excellence in Filmmaking' Award at the 2010 Canada International Film Festival.
January 2006 - April 2012
Other than the positions mentioned I have also been hired to do various technical and professional writing assignments including drafting 'Thank You' notes for the managing director of a non-profit, academic paper proofreading/editing, and a few instances of grant writing.