Halle R. Amick


Run Amok Productions


halle@mail.csh.rit.edu

Current Address: 541 University Avenue, Apt.5, Rochester, NY 14607 716/442-8523

Permanent Address: 2 Lakewood Circle, Newark, DE 19711 302/234-9211

OBJECTIVE
To gain a position in the motion picture industry that will utilize skills already learned and provide opportunities to gain more knowledge of film production at the professional level.

EDUCATION

1995 graduate with honors of Newark High School, Newark, DE
BFA in Film/Video/Animation expected May 22, 1999 from the Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY.
3.8 GPA (highest honors)
Recipient of the RIT Presidential Scholarship, the Nathaniel Rochester Society Scholarship (2 years), and the Davis Leadership Award (2 years)
Concentration in Literature, concentration requirements fulfilled in Anthropology

EXPERIENCE

FREELANCE 2ND ASSISTANT CAMERA (35mm film) June, 1998 - present Duties include loading 35mm magazines, keeping camera reports, and monitoring raw stock supply.
Clients have included the Professional Motion Imaging Department of Eastman Kodak
Assisted in the product launch reel for the Vision 800T color negative stock, 1998
Assisted in the engineering test for black and white negative stocks, 1999

STUDENT FILM CREW MEMBER September, 1992 - present Numerous crew positions from boom operator to cinematographer to producer/director/editor. Individual credits available upon request. RIT FILM/VIDEO/ANIMATION FACILITIES November, 1997 - present Duties include checking production and post-production equipment in and out of the facility for student and faculty use; maintenance and simple repair of equipment and facilities; operation of a wide variety of film, video, and animation equipment. Promoted to Student Manager January, 1999 and awarded merit raise TEACHING ASSISTANT March, 1999 - present Assistant to professional cinematographer in a lighting for film and video college course. Both classroom and location work involved, as well as serving as Assistant Camera on the location shoots. FREELANCE VIDEOGRAPHER & VIDEO EDITOR September, 1992 - present Principal videographer and/or editor for a wide variety of projects, mainly documentaries. Clients have included the Rochester Institute of Technology's Student Life Center and Ellen Goldstein, certified social worker, among others. Individual credits and reel available upon request. INDUSTRY-RELATED ACHIEVEMENTS Recipient of a 1998-99 Chester W. Brinks Scholarship Recipient of a 1998-99 Callahan-Bork Senior Production Grant Nominated by RIT for the Princess Grace Award for Filmmaking Nominated by RIT for the Eastman Kodak Cinematography Grant FAMILIAR WITH THE FOLLOWING EQUIPMENT Arriflex BL and SRII cameras and magazines (16mm) Arriflex 35-3 camera and magazines Sound Edit 16 Nagra and DAT sound recording equipment Bolex non-sync cameras Adobe Premiere 5.0 Steenbeck flatbed editing systems Avid Media Composer & MCXpress
VHS, S-VHS, & Hi-8 recording and editing equipment Kino-Flo, Arriflex, & Mole-Richardson lighting equipment
OTHER INTERESTS AND ABILITIES

Conversational in Spanish and American Sign Language; able to read and write a small amount of Russian and Hebrew
Proficient on Macintosh and PC systems and word processing programs; basic knowledge of HTML and web design

Outside interests include camping and hiking, cycling, singing, writing, and travel


REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST