Passionate, multi-talented Film, Video, & Digital Content Production Specialist, Lecturer, and Instructor, highly regarded for 9 years of experience actively freelancing in video, film and television production and managing complex projects that exceed all expectations. Collaborates with team members to examine and understand project goals and deliver creative concepts. Able to manage numerous complex projects from concept to completion and react quickly to new challenges within tight deadlines. Demonstrated expertise in technology and workflow optimization to facilitate creative vision and build audience engagement. Proven track record as a dynamic presenter and motivational educator, with 6 years of experience teaching screenwriting, directing, video editing, sound editing, sound design and mixing as well as colour correction and grading, workflow management, media history and communication theory at the post-secondary level. Particularly well versed in the Horror genre, with the Master’s degree thesis focusing on the style, narrative form, and historical evolution of the Slasher Horror sub-genre. Exemplary academic qualifications include a Master of Arts in Film & Television from the University of the Witwatersrand, a Bachelor of Arts in Motion Picture Medium from AFDA, and a Diploma in Sound Engineering from The Academy of Sound Engineering, Johannesburg, South Africa. Currently a tenure track Assistant Professor in Broadcast Media Studies and Journalism at Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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The Teddy Bear Man Budget: $0 - $100K | Horror Alex must overcome a psychotic masked murderer in order to save her best friend Abi, who she secretly loves.
The Teddy Bear Man
Film by Red Slate Media (Horror) Writer, Director Alex must overcome a psychotic masked murderer in order to save her best friend Abi, who she secretly loves.
Film (short) by Red Slate Media in association with Cat Flap Productions/ Gareth Wentzel Producer, Screenwriter, Director, Video Editor, Sound Designer, Production Designer
Film (short) by AFDA/ Gareth Wentzel Screenwriter, Director, Production Designer, Musical Score
Film (short) by AFDA/ Gareth Wentzel Screenwriter, Director, Production Designer
University of the Witwatersrand
The Photography Institute
AFDA, The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance
The Academy of Sound Engineering