Bio & Resume

Hello, I'm Chelsea!

I'm a creative content producer with a deep love for all things video!

I have a combined nine years of professional experience in creative marketing, award-winning sports production, documentary filmmaking, freelance and motion graphics! I’m organized, flexible and focused; adding value as a highly skilled storyteller to every team!

 

I consider myself a jack-of-all-trades when it comes to video production! From pre to post, I hold a strong understanding of how to drive large and small scale projects through from concept to completion! I’m able to see the big picture, visualize a story and work backwards from there to ensure that all of the pieces of the puzzle add together to form something great; utilizing my multi-tasking skills to get the job done in any type of environment!

 I take a proactive approach to everything I do! Implementing workflows, spearheading campaigns, growing brands and executing with consistency! I take a professional and fun approach to collaborating, and brainstorming with teams on creative solutions that bring to life unique ideas and capture the attention of audiences. I’m also capable of operating as a one-man-band; carrying a high level of responsibility while planning and executing content. 

Taking initiative and positively contributing to team success is what I bring to the table. I’m a true self-starter that enjoys learning new skills and I genuinely care about my work. I’m all about taking on new challenges; bringing fresh perspectives and a broad range of skillsets to the table! Download my resume by clicking the link below!

Freelance Work

Space Fire Films

Volunteer Lead Editor October 2016- Present

 

-Edit short films for a comedy YouTube channel called "Black Hole Humor". Which produces weekly short form videos.
- Organize multi-camera edits involving heavy audio/video syncing, proper organization of clip scenes and takes, color grading, audio mixing, proper codec and format knowledge, and the ability to edit according to script to achieve the desired result of the producer/director.

Chapin Middle School Honors Drama Department
Editor May 2014, 2015


-Edited music videos from client footage for a middle school drama department's end of the year showcase(s).
-The bulk of this project was working with Green screen footage.
-Edited mashups of multiple music tracks.
-Delt with out of state clients on a daily basis for this project.
-Created graphics, incorporated sound FX and color grading for each video.

48 Hour Film Festival 
Volunteer-Lead Editor/Production Assistant, July 2014


-Helped plan, produce, and organize crew members, props, and equpiment for a short film submitted for competition in The Austin Film Festival.
-All writing, shooting, post production completed within 48 hours.
-Archived and organized files simultaneously while on set.
-Lead editor for the project, in charge of editing scenes while on the go for 24 hours straight.
-In charge of audio and sound FX mixing, as well as incorporating special FX (from our effects team) and music composition into the film.
-Successfully worked together as a group to write and integrate dialogue into the film.
-Successful completion and submission of short film before the 48 hour deadline. 

Scripps Networks interactive
Production Assistant, June 2012


-Assisted with HGTV's Dream Home 2013, "Behind the Build" 1 day shoot in Kiawah Island, South Carolina.
-Assisted with equipment management, logging of interview dialogue and other minor tasks.

Telemundo
Production Assistant, June 2012


-Assisted on a one day shoot with Telemundo's Siempre Mujar Music Festival
-Assisted with equipment management
-Assisted with set up and tear down of set in different locations
-Camera operators assistant for actual festival.

Juma Entertainment
Production Assistant, May 2012


-Assisted with a two day documentary/episode shoot called "Deceived" on former baseball/football player Cory Jenkins in Columbia, SC.
-Responsible for maintaining call sheet and appearance releases for talent.
-Acted as a guide for different shooting locations around Columbia.
-Assisted with set up and break down of set equipment.
-Maintained professional relationship on and off set with production crew and talent.

Central Carolina Performing Arts Center
Videographer/Editor, February 2012


-Used multiple camera angles to shoot and edit a music video/dance piece for CCPAC in support of Relay for Life.
-Organized and shot interviews for the storytelling portion of this piece.
-Worked closing with director and choreographer for creative planning and implementation of the shoot.
-Made and distributed DVD copies of the video for Relay for Life supporters.

Charlie Brown Entertainment Group
November 2012
-Volunteer wedding videographer

 
 
 

Awards & Achievements

View the 2012 Gamecock Athletics press release about Gamecock Productions's achievements. 

Gamecock Productions received 7 Telly Awards in 2011. Including 2 Silver awards, and 5 Bronze awards.


Shot for the Regional Emmy award winning "Gamecock Confidential: Men's Basketball Back To Basics" episode.

 

 


2012 Sports Video Group Collegiate Student’s Promotional finalist for “South Carolina Football Signing Day” video.


2012 Sports Video Group Collegiate Student’s Special Feature finalist for Men and Women’s Soccer “Gamecock Confidential” episodes.


Vice President and member of the National Broadcasters Society.


National Broadcasters Society 2011 Grand Finalist: "Gamecock Confidential, Women's Soccer, SEC Champs".


NBS 2011 Honorable Mention: "Gamecock Confidential -Men's Soccer-2011 Conference USA Champs", and "Gamecock Confidential: Softball, Episode 1". 


NBS 2011 Sports Segment category Honorable Mention: "Men's Soccer vs. Elon Feature"


NBS 2011 Honorable Mention award in the "Video Open" category for the "2011 Gamecock Confidential Softball Episode 3."


Gamecock Productions was named NBS's National Rookie Chapter of the Year for 2011.


3rd place for "Television Feature Photography" in the Society of Professional Journalists Marks of Excellence Awards for 2012.


2nd place for "Best Student Photography" in the Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas Awards for 2012.


Recipient of the National Broadcasters Association Scholarship 2010-2012.
 

References

Crystal Towns - VP of Marketing at Feniex Industries

737.228.0434

crystalmaetowns@gmail.com 

Levi Propst - Creative Director/Graphic Designer Feniex Industries

512.567.9310

propstlevi@gmail.com


Justin Stoll - Associate Director of Live Productions - The University of South Carolina Athletics
Cell: 330.760.7411
stollj@mailbox.sc.edu

Muna Marawi - COO of Feniex Industries
Cell: 512.568.9510

muna.marawi@gmail.com

Michael Tomko - Content Producer, former video partner at the University of Texas

724.866.5227

mtomko15@gmail.com

 

Courtney Crosby - COO of Go To Teams and Assignment Desk

803.210.6790

ccrosby@gototeams.com

Paul Danna, Former Director of "Gamecock Productions"Cell: 803.673.9648

Jim Sigmon, Former UT Athletics Creative Services Director

Cell: 512.748.6666

Jason Pommier
Former Sports Information Director- University of Texas in Austin
Cell: 512.937.0792
kingsnla@gmail.com

Rick Peterson
Broadcast Professor - University of South Carolina-Columbia
rspeter@mailbox.sc.edu