Profile

Caroline is an independent director and screenwriter. She also writes for many other media and assists others with writing projects.

Education

New York University
MA, Cinema Studies
Class of 2013 

Drexel University
BS, Film/Video, minor in Art History
Class of 2012 (graduated 3/2012)
GPA 3.85 

Honors and Awards

"The Zucchini That Ate New York Vs. Tomatozilla"

  • Winner, Best Basic Film, 2010 WestPhest Film Festival
  • Featured Short, 2010 Project Twenty1 Film Festival

"Curiosity Kills Cat"

  • Winner, Best Narrative Film, 2010 WestPhest Film Festival

"For What It's Worth"

  • Winner, Best Advanced Film, 2010 WestPhest Film Festival

"Candied Camera"

  • Winner, 2009 Viewer's Choice Silver Award and Audience Pick for Comedy, Samsung Mobile Fresh Films Program

"Surviving Emily"

  • Winner, 2008 Viewer's Choice Bronze Award and Audience Pick for Action, 2008 Samsung Mobile Fresh Films Program

"Just Some Friendly Advice"

  • Winner, Jury Pick for Comedy, 2008 Samsung Mobile Fresh Films Program

General awards:

  • Winner, 2010 Future Broadcast Pioneers scholarship

Relevant Skills

  • Directing - 5 years experience, including training at Drexel University and UNC School of the Arts
  • Screenwriting - 7 years experience writing both features and shorts, including training at Drexel University and UNC School of the Arts
  • Script supervision - 1.5 years experience working on sets
  • Final Cut Pro - 5 years experience, including training at Drexel University and UNC School of the Arts
  • Final Draft - 5 years experience
  • Movie Magic Screenwriter - 2 years experience, including training at Drexel University
  • Knowledge of Mac OS - 5 years experience
  • Knowledge of Windows OS - 15+ years experience
  • Typing - 60+ WPM

Employment

Media Industry Employment

  • Legion Studios, Los Angeles, CA
    VFX Coordinator, March 2015 to present
    Duties - Assist in overseeing VFX artists' progress on project production, track and maintain VFX production/delivery schedule, database creation/management, communication with clients.
  • Flight 33 Productions, Sherman Oaks, CA
    VFX Coordinator, January 2014 to March 2015
    Duties - Assist in overseeing VFX artists' progress on project production, track and maintain VFX production/delivery schedule, database creation/management, serve as liaison between VFX department and rest of the post production department.
  • Outloud Audio, Burbank, CA
    Studio Services Assistant, October to December 2013
    Duties - Greeted clients, assisted with scheduling, coordinated lunch orders, managed supplies and basic office maintenance, coordinated communications via e-mail and file management systems, and assisted with audio editing for a sound engineering company.
  • BlueCat Screenplay Competition, Hollywood, CA (remote)
    Reader, July 2012 to July 2014                                                                                                     Duties - Read feature-length screenplay submissions to online screenplay competition and give constructive feedback to writers.
  • New York International Children's Film Festival, New York, NY
    Programming Intern, June 2012 to August 2012                                                                           Duties - Managed submissions in a database, evaluated/researched films for inclusion in the festival, screened and reviewed submitted films, contacted filmmakers, and clerical work for the festival.
  • Safehouse Pictures, Santa Monica, CA (remote)
    Reader, May 2011 to April 2012                                                                                                  Duties - Read feature-length screenplay submissions and wrote coverage for an independent film production company.
  • Greater Philadelphia Film Office, Philadelphia, PA
    Screenwriting Competition Intern, April 2011 to September 2011
    Duties - Read screenplays/TV pilots and wrote coverage for a screenwriting competition.
  • Technicolor, Burbank, CA (worked remotely)
    Continuity Writer, May 2010 to present
    Duties - Recorded continuity details of films into reports for translators.
  • Professional Sound Services, New York, NY
    Intern, June to August 2009
    Duties - Ensured film and music sound equipment was working, prepared rental orders and clerical work for the office, and made deliveries.

Other Types of Employment

  • NYU Film and TV Department, New York, NY                                                                Administrative Assistant, September 2012 to present                                                                    Duties - Help Film/TV students make reservations, manage flow of pending equipment reservations, answer questions regarding policies, customer service, and clerical work.
  • Kaplan, Philadelphia, PA
    Pre-College Teaching Assistant, February 2012 to present
    Duties - Proctor practice SAT and ACT exams, and grade essays for written sections.
  • Drexel Writing Center, Philadelphia, PA
    Peer Reader Manager, September 2010 to March 2011
    Duties - Manager for Peer Readers at Drexel Writing Center -- schedule and monitor Peer Readers, greet and answer student/faculty questions, design outreach programs and assist with PR for Drexel Writing Center, evaluate performance of Drexel Writing Center and identify areas for growth and development.
  • Peer Reader, June 2010 to present
    Duties - Serve as a writing tutor for students at Drexel University, assisting with written works across all disciplines.

Writing/Directing Credits (from most recent)

  • 20th & Brandywine - Writer/Director - Short film - January 2011
  • Curiosity Kills Cat - Writer/Director - Short film - July 2010
  • PAWS - Director - Short documentary - April-June 2010
  • We'll Fix It In Post - Writer/Director - Short film - April 2010
  • For What It's Worth - Writer/Director - Short film - Feb. 2010
  • The Zucchini That Ate New York vs. Tomatozilla - Writer/Director - Short film - Nov. 2009
  • Candied Camera - Writer - Short film - May-June 2009
  • Surviving Emily - Writer - Short film - May-July 2008
  • Just Some Friendly Advice - Writer - Short film - May-July 2008
  • Petty Addictions - Writer/Director - Short film - July 2007

Script Supervising Credits (from most recent)

  • One Stormy Night - Short film - February 2011
  • Assassin's Creed: Generations III - Short film - June-July 2011
  • Customer Service - Short film - June 2011
  • The Sides We Don't See - Short film - August 2010
  • House of Malik - Feature film - June-July 2010
  • Cause and Effect - Short film - May 2010
  • Adelaide and the Land of the Ever Afters - Short film - April 2010
  • Last Notes and Lucky Strikes - Short film - Feb. 2010
  • Offloading for Mrs. Schwartz - Short film - Jan. 2010
  • I Saw Your Cloud - Short film - July 2007

All Other Credits (from most recent)

  • Pumpkin Muffins - Catering - Short film - April 2012
  • You Could Be Me - Props Master - TV pilot - May 2011
  • Curiosity Kills Cat - Executive Producer/Editor/Production Design - Short film - July 2010
  • Release the Kraken - Producer - Short webseries - July 2010
  • PAWS - Producer/Camera Operator - Short documentary - April-June 2010
  • Spectrum - 1st AD - Short film - March 2010
  • For What It's Worth - Cinematographer - Short film - Feb. 2010
  • Specter - Grip - Short film - Nov. 2009
  • The Zucchini That Ate New York Vs. Tomatozilla - Cinematographer - Short film - Nov. 2009
  • A Hundred Hearts - Best Boy Electric - Music video - Oct. 2009
  • What This World Is Coming To - Key Grip - Music video - Aug. 2009
  • Gang of Boys - Sound Mixer/Grip - Short film - April 2009
  • Return to Sender - Assistant Camera/Grip - Short film - March 2009
  • 2012 - Production Assistant - Short film - March 2009
  • Keeping It In The Workplace - Production Assistant - Short film - Feb-March 2009
  • Natural Selection - Grip - Short film - Feb-March 2009
  • Prestidigitation - Production Assistant - Short film - Feb. 2009
  • A Man From Cleveland - Producer - Short film - July 2007
  • Here's Waldo - Editor/Composer - Short film - July 2007
  • The Fall of a Giant - Producer - Short film - July 2007