University of Utah (Anthropology, Film)
From teasing out ideas to the final edit, writing requires a variety of skills. If an academic essay or personal statement vexes you, I feel your pain and I can help.
I am a great sounding board. Working with me, students will improve their writing and find writing more fun. Writing takes a critical eye and a creative mind and it is hard to activate both of these at the same time. I will help tie ideas together, structure thoughts and provide vocabulary. I edit grammar well. I aim to help students get better grades and increase their confidence.
I am trained in academic writing and screenwriting and would claim specialty in writing personal statements, like for college applications. I've taught English, have had appointments writing company newsletters and I have also written and produced short documentary films. I have a BS in Anthropology and a BA in Film from the University of Utah. From teasing out ideas to the final edit, writing requires a variety of skills. If an academic essay or personal statement vexes you, I feel your pain and I can help.
I am a great sounding board. Working with me, students will improve their writing and find writing more fun. Writing takes a critical eye and a creative mind and it is
Groups of two: $60 per hour. Research required on my part: $30 per hour.
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I have a Bachelors of Science in Anthropology from the University of Utah. My particular areas of interest include: medical anthropology, public health, global health, visual anthropology, ethnobotany, Eastern Europe, Alaska, and homeless populations. As research assistant, I contributed to Anthropology Journals on Virulence of Plague in Russian speaking countries.
I taught English as a second language for 2.5 years. I recently completed a two-year creative writing program at the University of Utah where I participated in weekly workshops with 15 other writers, offering criticism on their work and sharing my own. These courses also included reading several books on literature, guides, and anthologies.
Bachelors of Arts in Film, University of Utah
Two-Year Screenwriting Program with Paul Larsen
Producer, Feature-length Comedy
Documentary Film Producer: Feature, short
Documentary Film Director, shorts
When I was active in my first writing group, I edited and proofread 4-6 pieces a week.
I have a Bachelors of Arts in Film and Media Arts from the University of Utah. I am currently the producer of a feature-length comedy on climate change. I lead a team of 3 co-producers and 4 university student interns. My accomplishments include the following films:
In 2015, I have been the Producer of a feature-length documentary on the father of digital audio recording. I managed fundraising with a co-producer, a university student. In 2014, I was the producer at The Good Line, a creative agency for the Clinton Global Initiative. I produced 6 short videos for the Hult International Business School in Boston which hosts a student contest for social entrepreneurship. In 2014, I was also the Director and Writer of a short documentary to be featured in various film festivals in 2016.
I studied creative writing in an intensive 2-year program with the author Paul Larsen. This included writing workshops, and reading several books on writing. I have written documentaries that have been produced, including a short film to be featured in film festivals in 2016. I am experienced in personal essays, cover letters, proposals, and other various forms of professional writing and applications. I became a candidate for the US Foreign Service after passing several personal essay exams and other writing exercises. My professional persuasive writing has helped in producing films, including 6 shorts I produced in partnership with Bill Clinton's Global Initiative.