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Professional Resumé

Communications and Marketing

MCA RECORDS CANADA

  • Promotion, Publicity, AnR Representative, Receptionist - Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Duties included Marketing Various Recording Artists to Radio Stations, Print Media, Record Stores, and Concert Productions.
  • Major Artists included: The Who, Steely Dan, Tom Petty, George Jones, Flock of Seagulls, Trooper, and the Motown Catalogue.

PERRYSCOPE CONCERT PRODUCTIONS

  • Promotion and Publicity for Various Artists and Concerts
  • Duties included Marketing touring Artists in Calgary and Vancouver, BC, Canada, through Print campaigns, and Point of Purchase Sales incentives.
  • Major Artists included: Tina Turner, Rod Stewart, R.E.M. KISS, Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings, Bryan Adams, Loverboy, and The Jackson’s Victory Tour.

THE NEW MUSIC EXPRESS

  • Journalist and Photographer - Calgary

THE LAST ISSUE

  • Journalist, Photographer, Advertising Concept Development and Sales - Calgary

THE ASSINIBOIA TIMES

  • Journalist, Photographer

THE REGINA LEADER-POST

  • Journalist, Editorial Stylist - The Fashion Page
  • Duties included: Collaborating with the Editor and Photographers to achieve Concept Development for the Page; Creative Elements under my purview included Clothing Choices, Props, Location, Styling and Directing of the Models, Photo Selection, Layout and Copy Writing.

STAGES MODEL AGENCY

  • Fashion Stylist for Print Media and Portfolio, Co-ordination of Local and National Runway Fashion Shows
  • Published Photographic Prints in Tokyo, Berlin, Milan, Paris, New York, Canada
  • Co-ordinator of Fashion Shows with Duties that included collaboration with Mall Marketing Directors, local Retailers, and Advertisers; Concept Development and Execution through choices of Clothing, Props, Sets, Music, Choreography, and Narration (Copy Writing).

CANADIAN & INTERNATIONAL FILM INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

  • Costume Designer for Feature Films, Television, and Commercials in
  • Canada, The United States of America and Europe.
  • Duties included Key Creative collaboration and Concept Development with Directors and Production Designers; highly developed skills in research and analysis of contemporary and historical cultures as well as translation and implementation of said research; proven results in balancing natural leadership skills with a strong decision making ability; highly refined skill sets in organization, effective team management,

EDUCATION

  • Cinema, Television, Stage and Radio Diploma, SAIT, 1984
  • Bachelor of Education in Arts Education, University of Regina 1994
  • Bachelor of English, University of Regina 1991
  • TESOL/TESL (Teaching English Second Language) Oxford Seminars 2011
  • Classroom Experience: Drama 1994, English 1994

Film Resumé

Feature Films

STRANDED

  • Mind’s Eye Entertainment; Kevin DeWalt, Mark Montague, Isabella Battiston
  • Director: Roger Christian (Academy Award Winner 1978)
  • Actors: Christian Slater, Brendan Fehr, Michael Therriault, Amy Matysio

MR HOCKEY: THE GORDIE HOWE STORY

  • CBC Toronto; Brightlight Pictures, Vancouver; Inferno Pictures, Winnipeg
  • Director: Andy Mikita
  • Actors: Michael Shanks, Kathleen Robertson, Locklyn Monroe, Martin Cummings

SPACE MILKSHAKE

  • Foundation Features, Robin Dunne Producers
  • Director: Armen Evrensel
  • Actors: Robin Dunne, Billy Boyd, Kristen Kruek, Amanda Tapping

CHAINED

  • Envision Media Arts Paramount Studios, RGB Productions Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Director: Jennifer Lynch
  • Actors: Vincent D’Onofrio, Julia Omond, Eamon Ferren, Jake Weber

THE TALL MAN - Re-shoots

  • Forecast Pictures S.A.S. Paris, Radar Films Paris, Mind’s Eye Entertainment, SK, Canada
  • Director: Pascal Laugier - Paris
  • Actors: Jessica Biel, Jodelle Ferland, Jakob Davies, Ferne Downey
  • Four New Costumes and New Background Designed

LITTLE GLORY

  • RGB Productions and Buffalo Gals Pictures Canada, Left Field Ventures Belgium
  • Director: Vincent Lannoo - Brussels
  • Actors: Cameron Bright, Isabella Blake Thomas, Astrid Ullens
  • Designed and Shot on Location in Brussels, Belgium 2010

HARD CORE LOGO 2

  • Foundation Features Inc, Vancouver, BC, Canada; Trilight Entertainment Inc, Regina, SK, Canada 2010
  • Director: Bruce McDonald
  • Actors: Care Failure, Julien Richings, Sera-Lys McArthur, Die Mannequin

TICKET OUT

  • Disparate Films LLC Des Moines Iowa, Ticket Out Productions Santa Monica, Saskmagic Productions 1 Inc. Regina, SK, Canada 2008 - 2009
  • Executive Producer: Chris Noonan, Kevin Dewalt
  • Director: Doug Lodato
  • Actors: Ray Liotta, A. Breckenridge, Billy Burke, Joel David Moore, Colin Ford
  • Designed and Shot on Location in Des Moines, Iowa, USA

GRACE

  • Leomax Entertainment. LLC, West Hollywood
  • Ariescope Pictures, Hollywood, Dark Eye Entertainment; SK, Canada 2008
  • Director: Paul Solet
  • Actors: Jordan Ladd, Gabrielle Rose, Malcolm Stewart
  • Sundance Film Festival Premiere January 2009 - Press: USA Today, Variety
  • Jury Prize Winner Gerardmer Festival du Fantastique France February 2009

45 RPM

  • Nomadic Pictures, 45 RPM Productions 2007
  • Director: David Schultz
  • Actors: Kim Coates, Michael Madsen, Amanda Plummer
  • Official Selection Vancouver International Film Festival 2008, Sao Paulo International Film Festival 2008, Cinemagic-World Screen Festival Belfast Northern Ireland 2008

FINN ON THE FLY

  • Amaze Film & Television Toronto; shot in Regina, SK, Canada 2007
  • Director: Mark Jean
  • Actors: Ana Gasteyer

SLEEPWALKING - Reshoots

  • Feature - Infinity Films; SK, Canada 2007
  • Director: Patty Jenkins (Monster)
  • Actors: Charlize Theron, Dennis Hopper, Nick Stahl, Anna Sophia Robb
  • One New Costume and New Background Designed

I ACCUSE

  • Showcase, WTN; shot in SK, Canada 2003
  • Director: John Ketchum
  • Actors: Estella Warren, John Hannah, John Kapelos

FALLING ANGELS

  • Triptych Media, Mind’s Eye Pictures, Wildbunch 2002
  • Director: Scott Smith
  • Actors: Miranda Richardson, Callum Keith Rennie, Katherine Isabelle, Mark McKinney
  • Genie Award Winning Production Design

THE WISHER (Spliced)

  • Theatrical, Showcase, Wisher Productions 2002
  • Director: Gavin Wilding
  • Actors: Leanne Balaban, Drew LeChay

BLACKLIGHT

  • Theatrical, Showcase, The Edge Productions; Saskatoon 1997
  • Director: Michael Story
  • Actors: Michael Ironside, Currie Graham, Tawny Welch

MOWS (Movie of the Week)

A DOG NAMED CHRISTMAS

  • Hallmark Hall of Fame, Gillham Road Productions, Inc., Studio City, CA, CBS
  • Shot in Saskatchewan, Canada 2009
  • Director: Peter Werner (Academy Award Winner 1976)
  • Actors: Bruce Greenwood, Linda Emond, Noel Fisher

BETRAYED

  • Barna-Alper Productions Inc., Mind’s Eye Pictures, CBC
  • Director: Anne Wheeler
  • Actors: Kari Matchett, Raoul Trujillo, Janet Wright

FAMILY BLESSINGS

  • CBS, Dove audio Productions
  • Directors: Deborah Raffin, Nina Foch
  • Actors: Lynda Carter, Stephen Eckholdt

Series

ROUGH AKA DIAMONDS - International Mini-Series

  • International Mini-Series - London England, Johannesburg South Africa, shot in Churchill Canada 2007
  • Canadian Costume Designer
  • BBC UK, CBC Canada, Canal + France, Antenna 3 Spain, ABC USA
  • Sienna Films Toronto, Philo Films, Breakout Films, Alchemy Television UK
  • Gemini Nominee Best Production Design 2009
  • Director: Andy Wilson
  • Actors: James Purefoy, Joanne Kelly, Steven McHattie, Ben Ayres

CORNER GAS Seasons I - IV

  • Series - CTV Canada, WGN Tribune Broadcasting Chicago
  • Internationally 26 Countries; shot in Regina, SK, Canada 2003 - 2006
  • Directors: Various
  • Actors: Brent Butt, Gabrielle Miller, Eric Peterson, Fred Ewaniuck, Janet Wright, Tara Spencer, Nairn, Lorne Cardinal, Nancy Robertson
  • Gemini Nominee 2004 - Best Costume Design “I Love Lacey”
  • Gemini Award Winner for Best Comedy, Writing, Ensemble Cast 2004 - 2007

PRAIRIE GIANT - THE TOMMY DOUGLAS STORY - National Mini-Series

  • Mini-Series - CBC, shot in Regina, SK, Canada 2005
  • Director: John Smith
  • Actors: Michael Terriault, Don McKellar, Brian Markinson, Paul Gross
  • Winner: CINE Golden Eagle Award, Accolade TV Awards Best of Show

RENEGADE PRESS.COM Seasons I - IV

  • Series - Global Canada, TVO, APTN; shot in Regina, SK, Canada 2004
  • Actors: Various

INCREDIBLE STORY STUDIO IV - V

  • Series - YTV, Nickelodeon; shot in Regina, SK, Canada 2000 - 2001
  • Directors: Various
  • Gemini Award Winning Series Best Children’s Program 2000

Commercials

Various Including:
Casino Regina, Coors Light, Petro Canada, SaskTel, Tourism Saskatchewan and The Saskatchewan Roughriders

Assistant Costume Designer

LOST ANGEL

  • Feature - Showtime; shot in Regina, SK, Canada 2003
  • Actors: Allison Eastwood
  • Costume Designer: Jenifur Jarvis, Toronto, ON, Canada

DECOY

  • Feature - Mind’s Eye Pictures Regina, SK, Canada 1994
  • Actors: Peter Weller, Robert Patrick
  • Costume Designer: Derek Baskerville, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Personal Costumer To Jane Seymour

BLACKOUT

  • MOW - CBS; shot in Toronto, ON, Canada 2000
  • Director: James Keach
  • Costume Designer: Cheri Ingle, Los Angeles, CA, USA

ENSLAVEMENT: THE TRUE STORY OF FANNY KEMBLE

  • Theatrical Feature in Europe, MOW Showtime in America; shot in Toronto, ON, Canada 1999
  • Director: James Keach
  • Costume Designer: Cherie Ingle, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Costume Supervisor - Set

THE MANY TRIALS OF ONE JANE DOE

  • MOW - CBC; Winnipeg, MB, Canada 2002
  • Director: Jerry Ciccoritti
  • Actors: Wendy Crewson, Stephen Mackintosh, Gary Lewis
  • Costume Designer: Charlotte Penner

MAX ET LA LIONNE

  • Feature - Winnipeg, MB, Canada 2001
  • Key Costumer
  • Costume Designer: Caroline Poirier, Montreal

ANOTHER DAY

  • MOW - ABC, Alliance Atlantis/Zoetrope Productions; Winnipeg, MB, Canada 2001
  • Set Supervisor, Buyer
  • Actors: Shannen Dougherty, Julian McMahon, Max Martini
  • Costume Designer: Charlotte Penner

CALL OF THE WILD

  • Series - Discovery Channel, Animal Planet; shot in Vancouver, BC, Canada 2000
  • Main Unit, 2nd Unit Set Super, Extras Super
  • Costume Designer: Beverly Wochuck

THE JACK BULL

  • MOW - HBO, New Crime Productions; shot in Calgary, AB, Canada 1998
  • Costume Designer: Ha Nguyen, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Actors: John Cusack, John C. McGinley, John Goodman, Miranda Otto

A MARRIAGE OF CONVENIENCE

  • MOW - CBS; shot in Winnipeg, MB, Canada 1998
  • Costume Designer: Cheri Ingle, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Actors: Jane Seymour, James Brolin, Kari Matchett

FOR THOSE WHO HUNT THE WOUNDED DOWN

  • MOW - CBC; shot in Winnipeg, MB, Canada 1996
  • Costume Designer: Derek Baskerville, Vancouver, BC, Canada

BIG BEAR

  • Mini-Series - CBC; shot in Regina, SK, Canada 1998
  • Assistant Extras Supervisor
  • Costume Designer: Nicholetta Massone
  • Gemini Award Winner for Best Costume Design 1998

Breakdown & Ageing Artist

THE THIRTEENTH WARRIOR

  • Feature - Disney; shot in Vancouver, BC, Canada and Campbell River, BC, Canada 1997
  • Costume Designer: Kate Harrington, New York, NY, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Assistant Designers: Sandi Blackie, Nancy Dugan, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Breakdown Supervisor Prep Vancouver, BC, Canada: Maragret Perry
  • Assistant Breakdown Supervisor Vancouver, BC, Canada: Brenda Shenher
  • Breakdown Supervisor Set Campbell River: Brenda Shenher
  • For Principal Actors’ Costumes and Props
  • Actors: Antonio Banderas, Tony Curan, Diane Verona

REVENGE OF THE LAND

  • Mini-Series - CBC; shot in Moose Jaw, SK, Canada 1998
  • Bernie Zuckerman, Producer
  • Costume Designers: Renee April, MaryAnne Carter

Academic Resumé

Education

  • Bachelor of Education in Arts Education, University of Regina 1994
  • Bachelor of English, University of Regina 1991
  • Cinema, Television, Stage and Radio Diploma, SAIT, 1984
  • TESOL/TESL (Teaching English Second Language) Oxford Seminars 2011
  • Classroom Experience: Drama 1994, English 1994
  • Film Industry Educator 2000 - Present, Substitute Teacher 1994 - Present
  • Languages Spoken: Advanced English, Basic French, Basic German

Professional Experience - Teaching

  • Los Angeles, USA - Guest Lecturer - New York Film Academy 2010
  • Paris, France - Guest Lecturer - New York Film Academy 2011
  • Regina, Canada - Guest Lecturer - SIAST College 2012

Public Service, Memberships and Volunteerism

  • Board of Directors SaskCulture, Director 2009 - Present
  • Saskatchewan FilmPool Cooperative, Member 1998, 1999, 2007
  • Saskatchewan Motion Picture Association, Member 1994 - Present
  • Board of Directors Child Care Centre Co-op, Director 1989 -1993
  • Organizational of Saskatchewan Arts Councils, Member 1987 - 1990
  • Co-ordinator of Fashion Shows for Charitable Fund Raisers 1990 - 1996
  • Organizations included The RCMP, Daughters of Penelope, Christ the King Church