Michelle Sands

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Hi, I'm Michelle and this is my portfolio.
You can contact me at michellesands@gmail.com
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CREDITS

2012 - DP (Canon 7D), Audio Recordist (Zoom H4N)

Sedrick Ellis Animal Rights PSA

TV Spot

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2012 - Shooter/Editor (Canon 7D + AVID)

New Orleans Ladies Arm Wrestling

Promo pieces and recap videos 

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2011 - 2nd Assistant Camera (RED One MX)

Operator, “B” Camera (Canon 60D)

Bayou Tales

Feature

DP: Andy Sparaco

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2011 - Assistant Camera (Canon 7D), Sound Recordist (Zoom H4N)

The People Say Project - Fringe Fest segment

Interview

Dir./DP: Sergio Lobo-Navia

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2009 - 2nd Assistant Camera, “A” Camera (RED One)

Additional Operator, “C” Camera (Sony EX-1)

The Terror Experiment

Syfy Channel Feature

DP: Brad Reeb

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2008 - Production Assistant

“Roller Rock” by the Buttons

Music Video

Dir. Mike Kennedy

Crushed Media

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2008 - Production Assistant/Intern

New Orleans Video Access Center Commercial

Dir. Mike Kennedy

Crushed Media


INDIE CREDITS

2012 - Director, DP, Co-Writer, Co-Editor, Co-Producer

“The Looseleaf Papers” (Shot on 7D, Edited with Premiere Pro)

Narrative Short

Produced for the 48 Hour Film Project in New Orleans

Awards: Honorable Mention

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2011 - Director, Co-Writer, Editor, Co-Producer

“Out of Space” (Shot on Canon 7D, edited with AVID)

Narrative Short, 48 Hour Film Project in New Orleans

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2010 - Script Supervisor/2nd AC

“Clutter”

Fundraising Teaser

Dir. Drew Chastain

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2010 - Writer, Director, DP, Editor

The Backyard

Narrative Short

Tulane University Thesis Film

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2007 - Co-director, Writer, Producer, Editor, DP
"Food Fight"
Stop motion short
Tulane University


2005-2010 - Various positions on student films
Casting, lighting design, camera operator, grip, electric, locations manager, art department, craft services, PA

RELATED EXPERIENCE

New Orleans Video Access Center Intern, 2009: Wrote and edited web content, taught digital video skills to young adults.


EDUCATION
• Ready, Set, Film: Grip and Electric Industry Training, New Orleans Video Access Center, 2013

• Master of Arts, Tulane University 2011, English

•  Bachelor of Arts, Tulane University 2010, English and Digital Media Production

SKILLS AND EQUIPMENT PROFICIENCIES
Sony EX series, Canon 7D, Avid Media Composer, Adobe PremierePro, FinalCut Pro, still photography (film and digital), darkroom processing/printing. 

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Adobe Creative Suite, flyers, posters, logos, branding, t-shirts and other such things.  Screenprinting by hand in limited batches.

References on request.