Resume

Carolyn Depp

Education

Rochester Institute of Technology: Candidate for MFA in Film and Animation

University of Massachusetts Amherst: B.F.A. in Studio Arts – 2007
                                                        B.A. in English – 2007         
          – Member of Commonwealth Honors College; Interdisciplinary                              Departmental Honors
          – Recipient of the Chancellor’s Talent Award from the University of                          Massachusetts
          – Member of the Golden Key National Honors Society, and Alpha Lambda             Delta Academic Fraternity

Skills

Proficient with: Adobe Production Suite (Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere, Flash), Dragon Stop Motion, Flipbook, Final Cut Pro, and Microsoft Office

Familiar with: Autodesk Maya 2010, Toon Boom, and Dreamweaver

Experience supervising and directing the work of others
Six years of community theater set design and construction experience

Projects

Posthaste: stop motion animated short – 2012 – ongoing
Role: director and animator

Colors: hand drawn animated short – 2011- ongoing
Role: director and animator

The Crooked Frame: 2D animated short, directed by Jack Sabbath – 2011
Role: created 2D effects and assisted in background development

Rising: Stop motion animated short – directed by Alessandra Cugno -2011
Role: assistant animator

Unlucky: 3D animated short, directed by Vijay Kumar MC – 2010
Role: created 2D effects

Definition: short film – directed by Jeremy Gemetta -2010
Role: associate producer

Work Experience

Lead Archivist/Research Assistant                         February 2010 – June 2011
RIT School of Film and Animation (SoFA) Archives
Developed and implemented archiving system. Supervised work of others in archives. Worked with others to develop online archiving site called SoFA Tube.

SoFA Grad Lab Assistant                                      Sept. 2009 – January 2010
RIT School of Film and Animation (SoFA)
Monitored graduate and undergraduate computer labs. Assisted students with technical issues when needed.

Production Assistant                                              Sept. 2008 – August 2009
Center for Research in Art and Technology, University of Massachusetts
Supervised the work of others in creating: publication materials, logo designs, websites, and promotional DVDs. Researched and wrote several grant proposals. Organized and set up lecture series on Business and Art. Maintained and archived computer systems and files archive.

Paperchase Dual Supervisor                                        June 2007 – June 2008
Borders Books and Music, Chestnut Hill and Burlington, MA
Ran the Paperchase of  London departments in two Borders Books and Music stores. Responsible for hiring, scheduling, stock management, and floor displays.

Production Intern                                                       Sept. 2006 – June 2007
Center for Research in Art and Technology, University of Massachusetts
Organized exhibit proposals and budgets. Designed yearly catalogue for publication. Headed long-term archiving project

references available upon request

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