Resume

Angel Varak-Iglar
(520) 302-4768
angel@angelnorelation.com
angelnorelation.com/contact

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SUMMARY:

Researcher and development assistant for Dick Clark Productions; production assistant for the Travel Channel and The Daily Show; post-production crew at local PBS affiliate; media blogging and podcasting; Bachelor of Arts in producing in media arts from University of Arizona with coursework in media industries and marketing, crime scene investigation, and French.

 

PRODUCTION EXPERIENCE:

Researcher/Development Assistant (Dick Clark Productions) – Santa Monica, CA; 2014-2015
Research and brainstorming for new series in development; assisted in building decks, treatments, and presentations for pitches.

Production Assistant (Big Crazy Family Adventure) – Santa Monica, CA; 2014
Office PA; travel assistant for new Travel Channel series.

Production Assistant (Dick Clark Productions) – Santa Monica, CA; 2014
Development PA: assisted in building decks/write outlines for shows in development.

Production Assistant (The Daily Show with Jon Stewart) – Tampa, FL; 2012
Office/location PA for shows at Republican National Convention (PA work; tape logging/transcribing; audience coordinating). Plus it was during a hurricane, so that was something.

Post-Production Crew (Arizona Public Media) – Tucson, AZ; 2012
Building evening news magazine (“Arizona Illustrated”); encoding & uploading video; trimming shows for television; editing online news packages.

Production Assistant (Firefly Reunion Special) – San Diego, CA; 2012
Location PA for Firefly 10th anniversary special for Pangolin Pictures: assisting roving camera; corralling talent

Production Intern (The Daily Show with Jon Stewart): New York, NY; 2009
General production assistance (going on runs; finding video clips; organizing tapes; assisting in shoots); tape logging and transcribing; audience (assisting in ticketing and interacting with a live studio audience).

Audience Coordinator (Various) – Los Angeles, CA; 2013 – 2014
Corralling audience for shows like Chelsea Lately and Arsenio.

Background Actor (Various) – Los Angeles, CA; 2012 – 2014
Acting as an extra in shows including Dexter, Arrested Development, and Happy Endings.

Freelance Video Captioner (Modernista! LTD); 2010
Logging and captioning for ad spots for Modernista’s website (no longer in existence, sadly).
 

EDUCATION:

University of Arizona (College of Fine Arts): Tucson, AZ, 2007-2010
Bachelor of Arts in Media Arts (Producing Emphasis)

Pima Community College: Tucson, AZ 2011
Crime Scene Management Courses

Coursework
Media Arts: Includes video production; domestic and international media industries; viral marketing and new media; producing (development and financing); film and television history; media aesthetics and analysis; history of United States popular culture; acting; theater; photography; drawing.
Crime Scene Management: Includes crime scene investigation, handling, and documentation; ballistics; blood spatter analysis; fingerprinting.

Honors
Dean’s List, Honorable Mention: University of Arizona, Fall 2007 & Spring 2008
Dean’s List: Ithaca College, Fall 2006
 

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE:

Arizona Public Media: Tucson, AZ – 2009
Screening submissions for broadcast on local PBS affiliates; logging footage.

Pima County Receiving Board Observation, 2008 – supervision and notation of proper conduct at a ballot receiving station as precincts bring in voting machines, paper and provisional ballots, etc.

Obama for America & Pima County Democratic Party, 2008 – Get Out the Vote activities including calling local voters and voters in swing states

Pima County Democratic Party, 2004 – activities including phone banking and canvassing
 

SPECIAL SKILLS:

  • Final Cut Pro; Motion; EP Budgeting & Scheduling; Montage
  • Mac OS & Windows proficient (including MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint); typing speed 125 wpm
  • Basic camera/sound equipment (digital)
  • Photography (digital and analog cameras; Photoshop; B&W darkroom)
  • Horror/effects make-up
  • Social media & podcasting