RESUME

Skills

"Crystal Owens is an innovative Producer and Director, her creativity and quick thinking always brings forth fresh, original, and interesting ideas and concepts." Spencer Johnson, CEO, Skyrocket Productions, LLC

Work

experience
 

Associate Producer | WILL Interactive | April 2016
 
Assists Lead Producr and Director with travel arrangements, site logistics, time management, and scheduling.
 
Production Assistant | World Affairs Council Annual Global Gala Event  | March 2016-March 2016

 

Assisted with maintaining shoot schedule and the set-up of audio, video, and lighting equipment.

 

Production Assistant | Friends of National Service Awards/Event  | February 2016-February 2016 

 

Assisted with maintaining shoot schedule and the set-up audio, video, and lighting equipment. 

 

Producer/Director | Operation Christmas Child Event/ Shepard University | November 2015-November 2015
 
Created concept/treatment for documentary promotional video. Interviewed talent, performed videographer duties, assisted with lighting, directed crew & talent, set-up lava microphone, and edited final video.
 
Production Assistant | GW University | November 2015- November 2015
 
Assisted in production office and managed craft services.
 
Associate Producer | Interface Media Group | October 2015- October 2015
 
Assisted Director and lead producer with check-in of talent and crew members. Managed time/schedule for lead producer. Assisted with approval of wardrobe and make-up.
 
Freelance Production Assitant | Interface Media | October 2015-October 2015
Assisted with set-up and break down of video, audio, and lighting equipment.
 
Freelance Associate Producer | Interface Media | September 2015-September 2015
Assisted Producer and Director with time management, managed talent check-in and check-out.
 
Freelance Production Coordinator | Skyrocket Productions | May 2015-August 2015
Assisted Producers with drafting crew deal memos, creating production schedules, and staffing for various productions. Maintained company schedule and served as liaison for clients. Provided hands-on assistance to both producers and directors during pre and post production.

Production Assistant | Octane Media Group | July 2015-July 2015
Assisted in production office and managed craft services.

Video Production & Communications Intern | Green Buzz Agency | January 2015-May 2015
Responsible for handling multiple tasks on a daily basis. Performed independent research on various topics dealing with market research and case studies. Managed company events calendar and assisted
with company blog and client based projects. Maintained various social media accounts and managed two social media campaigns. Served as editor on three GBA productions.


Production Assistant | Interface Media Group | April 2015-April 2015
Assisted producers and crew with time management. Prepped talent for filming.

Production Assistant | George Washington University | April 2015-April 2015
Assisted with set-up and break down of video and lighting equipment.
 
Production Assistant | Make-A-Wish Foundation | March 2015-March 2015
Assisted with set-up and break down of video and lighting equipment. Managed craft services.
 
Production Assistant/Teleprompter Operator
March 2015
Hilton World Wide Corporate Video

Performed set-up and break down of Teleprompter equipment and

operated Presentation Prompter software. Assisted with set-up and break down of video and lighting equipment. Canon C300, Tripod, C-Stands, and lighting equipment.

 

 

Production Assistant
January 2015
Hilton World Wide Corporate Video

Assisted with set-up and break down of video and lighting equipment. Canon C300, Tripod, C-Stands, and lighting equipment.

 

 

Video Production & Communications Intern
January 2015-Present
Green Buzz Agency

Responsible for handling multiple tasks on a daily basis. Performs independent research on various topics dealing with market research, case studies, upcoming events, company blog, and client based projects. Assists with maintaing various social media accounts and Managed two social media campaigns for “What’s Next DC” conference and "The Controversial Commercial Review Bugabaloo" sketch comedy series. Assists with editing company projects on Adobe Premiere Software.

 

Production Assistant
December 2014
Wilson High School Education Video

Assisted with the set-up and break down of video and lighting equipment. Sony NX5, tripod, handheld microphone, microphonewith clip, mountable camera light, headphones, and lighting equipment.

 
Video Production Intern
September 2014-December 2015
DCTV

Produced, shot, and edited news packages for news and lifestyle show “District Buzz”. Researched information and pitched story ideas for approval. Served as production assistant and field technician on DCTV productions. Assisted with equipment check-out, performed field research including interviews and phone calls. Provided administrative assistance in production office and customer service to DCTV members. Working knowledge of Final Cut Pro editing software and field production equipment: Sony NX5, tripod, handheld microphone, microphonewith clip, mountable camera light, headphones, and lighting equipment.

 
Production Associate
March 2004-July 2009
Skyrocket Productions, LLC

Performed a wide range of management duties including upholding company regulations,guidelines, directives, policies, and procedural manuals to resolve day-to-day and specificproblems affecting office operations and management issues. Produced, filmed, and edited promotional videos forvarious company projects using non-linear editing systems and DSLR camera equipment.Served as a producer, director, production assistant, and production coordinator on multiple productions;coordinated all aspects of video production including: planning of travel arrangements to andfrom production sites for all talent and production crew members. Supervised and managedstaffing of various crew members, and assisted with craft services.

 
Production Assistant
January 2008-March 2009
BET Networks

Performed office assistant duties for security and production office on two televised productions.Received and directed telephone calls and visitors to appropriate personnel and offices. Utilizedand maintained previously established filing system. Drafted correspondence to supervisors andmanagement. Provided administrative support and customer service to clients and show patrons.Delivered production materials from production site to BET headquarters for multiple supervisors.

Event Planning

Final Cut Pro

Adobe Premiere

Research

Social Media Management

District Buzz Series/DCTV
District Buzz Series/DCTV

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GW News Piece/DCTV
GW News Piece/DCTV

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GW News Piece/DCTV
GW News Piece/DCTV

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District Buzz Series/DCTV
District Buzz Series/DCTV

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Education
University of Maryland University College

 

Bachelor of Arts in Communications

August 2014

 

GPA: 3.39