FILMMAKING

VISUAL STORYTELLING

Legacy of Terra Cotta 

While working with a production team I served as the Project Manger for the Terra Cotta Heritage foundation. During this project, my team and I created a virtual museum for the Terra Cotta community, which is one of the last remaining Black communities in Greensboro, North Carolina. In this short film, several former and current Terra Cotta community members reminisce on this great community and what led to the making of the Terra Cotta Heritage Museum. 

My job Consisted of: 

  • Creating a project plan for my team and making sure that we reach our personal goals and deadlines
  • Serving as a liaison between the client, the community and the team. 
  • Leading regular meetings with my team that drive decision making and and productive discussions. 
  • Assisting Video Editor with assembling raw footage, correcting coloring, and sound. 

Tools Used: Canon 7D Mark II, Adobe: Premiere Pro, Audition, After Effects Illustrator.

Education in Terra Cotta 

While working with a production team I served as the Project Manger for the Terra Cotta Heritage foundation. During this project, my team and I created a virtual museum for the Terra Cotta community, which is one of the last remaining Black communities in Greensboro, North Carolina. In this short film, Jacqueline Lyles shares the importance of education in Terra Cotta. 

My job Consisted of: 

  • Creating a project plan for my team and making sure that we reach our personal goals and deadlines
  • Serving as a liaison between the client, the community and the team. 
  • Leading regular meetings with my team that drive decision making and and productive discussions. 
  • Assisting Video Editor with assembling raw footage, correcting coloring, and sound. 

Tools Used: Canon 7D Mark II, Adobe: Premiere Pro, Audition, After Effects Illustrator. 

Cedar Grove and Swift Street Historical Churches

While working with a production team I served as the Project Manger for the Terra Cotta Heritage foundation. During this project, my team and I created a virtual museum for the Terra Cotta community, which is one of the last remaining Black communities in Greensboro, North Carolina. In this short film, Jacqueline Lyles shares how her spiritual upbringing in Terra Cotta followed her into adulthood. 

My job Consisted of: 

  • Creating a project plan for my team and making sure that we reach our personal goals and deadlines
  • Serving as a liaison between the client, the community and the team. 
  • Leading regular meetings with my team that drive decision making and and productive discussions. 
  • Assisting Video Editor with assembling raw footage, correcting coloring, and sound. 

Tools Used: Canon 7D Mark II, Adobe: Premiere Pro, Audition, After Effects Illustrator. 

Lemon Squeezy Commercial

Lemon Squeezy is a fictional lemonade brand commercial.I along with several others created the concept of Lemon Squeezy and I went forward to write the script, co-edit our shots, and create all the motion graphics used in the commerical.   My roles for this short passion project was ProducerScreenwriter, and Co-editor

Tools Used: RED Digital Camera, Adobe: Premiere Pro, After Effects, Illustrator

Jasmine Camille Simmons Interview

I interviewed Jasmine Simmons, who is a fellow member of Elon University’s Interactive Media program. During this interview, Jasmine shares her experiences with academics during the pandemic. Jasmine also details how she engages in self-care during a stressful year.  

Tools Used: Canon 7D Mark II, Adobe: Audition, and Premiere Pro

The Best Gift of All

The holidays are certainly different this year around. I created a stop motion Thanksgiving commercial that urged my viewers to give thanks despite everything that has happened in 2020.  My inspiration for this video is Margaret Scrinkl.

Tools Used: Canon 7D Mark II, Adobe: Premiere Pro, and Audition

Baking and Entering

Racing against the clock two contestants must break into a stranger’s home and create a meal to win the ultimate prize.

This is a group project, in which my role was the Video Editor

Tools Used: Canon 7D Mark II, Adobe Premiere Pro, and After Effects

Perfect Match

Trying out a dating at for the first time, Josh might have found his dream girl…or not!

This is a group project, in which my role was the Screenwriter. 

Tools Used: Celtx

Birthday Brunch

Birthdays should be full of cake and fun, getting ready for her special day, Paisley encounters some unexpected events.

This is a short film I worked on with my partner Marielle Abrahamson. Wes Anderson’s, The Grand Budapest Hotel, was our inspiration. 

My roles included: Director, Director of Photography, and Co-editor

Tools Used:  Canon 7D Mark II and Adobe Premiere Pro

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