© 2018 Ella Vance

CV

FESTIVALS

Side Stories 2o19 | Denver, CO

Golden Afternoon - Narrative Short

Awarded a grant by RiNo Arts District to create a short film to be projected onto the surface of the Source Mountain Towers March 1 - 8, 2019.

Minneapolis Saint Paul International Film Festival 2014 | Minneapolis, MN

When We With Daisies Lie - Narrative Short

Included in the Minnesota Made Shorts Program.

EXPERIENCE

Project Manager | Digital Media Group, Diversified  | 2018 - Present

Remotely coordinate cross-departmental workflow leading to the successful installation of digital media for various high-profile clients including Bank of America. Supervise content creation and software development for emerging media projects. Create detailed schedules and budgets to maintain optimal profitability on 50+ projects projects occurring concurrently.

 

Coordinating Producer + Project Manager | Cortina Productions | 2015 - 2018

Selected as Project Manager and Creative Lead of largest design and development project at the company in 2017, encompassing 33 unique interactive programs for an international client. Managed pre- through post-production workflows, coordinating internal resources and vendors. Created proposals, budgets, and schedules for film and interactive media projects.

 

Curator | Altered Esthetics Art House Film Festival | 2015

Worked with a small diverse group of individuals to develop, program, promote, and execute an independent film festival at the Southern Theater in Minneapolis. Reviewed submissions from thousands of media artists and filmmakers, carefully curating the final selections based on festival criteria and artistic merit as it related to the relevant themes. Designed and distributed the marketing and promotional materials for the 2015 and 2016 festivals.

Videographer + Editor | University of Minnesota | 2015

Recorded live sound and video for private events and lectures, and edited short form branded videos for the humanities department.

 

​Lead Editor | MCAD-Edelman Marketing Partnership | 2015

Worked under the direction of MCAD Marketing students as lead editor for their video project, "This Isn't History,' a short film that was part of the interactive marketing partnership between MCAD and Edelman.

 

Producer + Director | Great Places Association | 2014 - 2015

Spearheaded the production of three feature videos for the Great Places Association of Minneapolis, MN with a small team of advanced filmmaking students at MCAD.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Premiere, After Effects,Final Cut, Audition, Davinci Resolve, Photoshop, Lightroom, DSLR/ RED Videography, Video Editing, Studio + Location Lighting, Art Direction, Photography, Photo Editing, Content Strategy, Social Media Marketing, Interactive/Web copywriting, Project Management,

Interactive + Mobile App Scripting/Production, HTML + CSS, CMS + JSON Content Management, SEO, Google Analytics, Wordpress, Asana, Basecamp, Hubspot, FunctionPoint, TeamGantt, Media Research + Management, Script Development, Shoot + Event Planning

EDUCATION

BFA, Filmmaking, Minneapolis College of Art and Design

2012 - 2015, Merit Scholarship Recipient, Dean's List.

Transfer, Music Industry + Film, Minnesota State University Moorhead

2010 - 2012, Honors Program, Dean's List.

director + producer + creative