Currently reside in Northeastern Pennsylvania, I enjoy the process in working in the entertainment inudstry. Creating friendships with talented and creative people, always eager to help and put my creative talents to use.
Name: Desiree Zielinski
Lives in: Scranton, Pennsylvania
Occupation: Production Assistant and Graphic Designer
Film (Short, Comedy, Fantasy and Horror) Art department
Commercial by Voyager Video Production Assistant Helped the Voyager Video crew bring in, setup, and tear down equipment. Keeping the location clean and organized. Making sure everyone has everything they need and being available when called upon. Move and adjust lighting equipment. Arrange the studio area to look like different class days.
Film (short) by Lucas Bell Graphic Designer/Poster Designer Created a film poster for an action/drama short film titled Bad Intentions. The film was written, directed, and produced by Lucas Bell.
At The Drive-In
Commercial by Twenty Five Eight Studios Production Assistant Help bring in, setup, and tear down equipment. Keeping the location clean and organized. Making sure everyone has everything they need and being available when called upon to get something. Protecting equipment from the elements.
The Other Half
Film (short) by Bridget LaMonica First Assistant Director (Production Designer, Script Supervisor, Producer) Kept the production on schedule throughout the day, communicate to the entire crew, and to maintain the safety of the crew. Also handled script supervisor responsibilities taking notes on every scene and keeping up with the continuity of the film. Keeping close contact with the actors, handled casting, and helped keeping the production on schedule.
The Eagle and the Albatross
Film by Angela Shelton Background Extra
The Road Less Traveled
Film (short) by Lindsay Barrasse First Assistant Director (Graphic Designer, Script Supervisor) Created props for the scenes and assisted in the overall production design of the film. Kept communication open with actors letting them know of production updates. Take behind the scenes photographs. Oversee the continuity of the film. Observe what is being acted and said on set to what is written in the script. Take detailed notes on every take for the editor to reference. Photograph sets and position of actors for later reference. Recite lines for actors when they need them.
Television by Series Productions (Documentary and Reality-TV) Production Assistant Picking up and dropping off talent at locations and hotel. Assisting crew by loading and unloading equipment. Going on runs for items, returning items, and getting food. Keep crafty well stocked and area clean. Setting up tables and bring out the food from catering for lunch. Helping with Production Office such as organizing receipts and logging them. Shredding paper and going on runs to mail packages for production office. Transporting crew to locations. Meet with wrecking crew to get cargo van unstuck at a location. Loading and unloading equipment from vans.
Mystery Box Film Challenge
Commercial by Jeff Fowler Production Assistant and Script Supervisor Promo for the Mystery Box Film Challenge for the Northeast Pennsylvania Film Festival.
Film (short) by Nathan Summerlin Grip/Gaffer/Production Assistant
Film (short) by Lindsay Barrasse Actress A young woman receives a mysterious phone call. What happens next will surprise you!! https://vimeo.com/156908008. Lead Actress played Miss Parker in the film. Took still photos of behind the scenes production of the film inbetween. Help transport props to other locations.
Film (short) by Lindsay Barrasse Script Supervisor In this point of view short film, a young widow mourns the loss of her husband. What happens next will leave you confused and questioning your own actions at these sorts of things.
Film (short) by Bridget LaMonica Graphic Designer Created a poster to promote and advertise the film Routine Procedures as well as design a T-Shirt for the film.
Television by Left Right Productions Production Assistant Help bring in, setup, and tear down equipment. Keeping the location of the home clean and organized. Going on run for lunch. Making sure everyone has everything they need and being available when called upon to get something.
Film (short) by Andy Morgan Sound/Production Assistant
Scary Floating Thing
Film (short) by Jeff Fowler Graphic Designer Created key art and postcards for the promotion of the film as well as the titles and props.
Film by Zeke Zelker Background Extra Times are tough, listener-ship is down and Casey needs to come up with a plan to save his radio station, WTYT 960, and fast! Casey’s grand plan is to host a billboard sitting contest, where four lucky contestants have the opportunity to win “nine-sixty thousand dollars and a mobile home”. All they have to do is be the last person to survive, living on a billboard.
Northeastern Pennsylvania American Advertising Awards
Head of Production Responsible for spearheading all facets and the timeline of the competition and awards event. Also responsible for organizing and overseeing commitee duties are being completed and on track. Items specific to completion by the chairs include budget sheets/costs, scouting venues, menu options, contracts with vendors, attending meetings.
Film by Lindsay Barrasse (Sci-Fi) Script Supervisor When confronted with the opportunity to "Integrate" into the collective consciousness known as the Singularity, Tim isn't all that interested. But his wife, Mary, is. As people in their lives Integrate one by one, the couple is confronted with a choice: stay in an increasingly empty physical world or risk the unknown in the digital one? Is the perfect world promised by Solacium, the company founded by Singularity inventor Roy Kessler, all it's cracked up to be? Written by Tom Borthwick
Still Photographer Photograph the live TEDxScranton Event in Scranton, PA. Photographs to be used on the website, social media, and press releases. TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.
Television by WNEP-TV 16 Graphic Artist Intern Assisted the staff artists in creating news graphics, commercial artwork, and animation. Gained valuable knowledge in television production with the switch to high-definition.
Scranton SAGE 2010 Awards
by Shuta Multimedia Camera Assistant Assisted in camera operation and recording of the SAGE Awards.
Marywood University (Scranton, PA)