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LA Casting & Backstage    –> watch reel and other videos here

  Hire me to host your q&a/event! I’ve hosted events for Bernie Sanders, AFI Film Fest, Tribeca, True/False, Politicon, Slamdance and more!

 

1st Asst. Dir. on the following:

6 LOVE STORIES

Feature with Dir. Michael Dunaway & Prod. Antonia Bogdonavich

“Headshots” 

Short Dir. Elle Schneider (Digital Bolex) w/ Ray Wise

“Dated”

Web series Dir. by Rob Burnett (the Mindy Show)

“Obsession” 

Music video starring Blake Johns, directed by Carrie Schreck

“Situational Smokers” 

  Also Producer for a short film with Dir. Rem Scobell

Production anad Event:

TriBeCa Film Festival – (New York, NY) Spring 2018

Technical Content Manager. Also a host annually since 2014.

Slamdance Film Festival –  (Park City, UT) 2018

Technical & Theater Director. Also a host annually since 2014.

AFI Film Festival –  2017

Technical Coordinator

Los Angeles Film Festival (LAFF) – June 2012 to 2017 seasonally

         Theater Manager.

Bentonville Film Festival – May 2016

Filmmaker Liaison & Host

Indian Film Festival – annually in April

Lead Theatre Manager or the festival at the Arclight Theaters

Guinness World Records Museum Hollywood – November 2015 to March 2016

Host of all official Guiness World Records Attempt shows at the Museum

Hopscotch – August  to December 2015

Production Stage Manager for all the Opera routes and the HUB performances HopscotchOpera.com

TCM Classic Film Festival – April 2014

        Lead Theatre Manager for the Multiplex 6 Theatre in the Chinese

CUE Educational Conference – February 2014

         Assistant / Photographer for Keynote speaker

American Film Market – September to Dec 2013

Assistant to Exhibitor Badge Coordinator for Independent Film and Television Alliance’s AFM

Newer York presents: Literary Carnival III – August 2013

Stage Manager. Ran all rehearsals, coordinated between directors, actors and theater staff, assistant directed, oversaw the live event and ran all tech rehearsals

Inclusive PR – June 2013

Associate worked with Mickey Cottrell for some amazing films at the Los Angeles Film Festival; including LLYN FOULKES, and BOXING DAY. She also worked PR on THE GIRLS IN THE BAND.

“LINE” Cellphone commercial – May 2013

Stylist and Production Associate with Agnes Monica

TCM Classic Film Fest – March  to May 2013

Theater Operations Coordinator for all operations at all festival venues including special events. Assisted in the hiring, training and management of a team of  24 Theater Managers at TCL (Grauman’s) Chinese, the Chinese Multiplex, Cineramadome, the El Capitan and the Avalon Theatres

AAA Academics – August 2011 to 2012

Tutor. Certified tutor for students K – 12 ELA and Math. Specializing in NCLB students who receive free tutoring through LAUSD programs, http://www.AAAAcademics.com

Arts District Healing Center – March 2012 to February 2013

         Gallery Curator, Event Producer, Photographer and Patient Consultancy 

Little Five Music Fest Atlanta – Sept. 2012

Stage Manager and coordinator for the festival

Brand New School – Jan. 2012 to March 2012

Office Manager. Managed large offices of a post and pre production company. Coordinated and managed all client services and Production Assistants. Coordinated inter office meetings and assisted with accounting and payroll. Coordinated between pre and post Production. www.brandnewscool.com

Summer Fun Time Society (artist’s collective) – October 2008 to Present

Founder. Produces independent events, which have grossed over $9K, showcasing local bands, artists, DJs, literary magazines and event spaces. Press, stage management and promotion for shows at venues like the Mezz, Echo Country Outpost, Lot 1, the Satellite (Spaceland) and the Echo

Sunset Edit Post Production – May 2008 to October 2011

Executive Assistant. Managed facilities, client services, receptionist, vault traffic, travel arrangements, post production coordination

The Los Angeles Bicycle Film Fest – Sept. 2010

Local Producer of the 35 city, International film festival in its 10th anniversary. Generating sponsorships, press, location management, & organizing marketing materials. Sept. 2010

Downtown Independent Theater – March 2009 to August 2010

House Manager. Produced, managed and coordinated festivals, premieres, fundraisers, and theatrical runs, coordinated with high profile talent like Werner Herzog, Chloe Sevigny, and Jane Lynch. Created press and social media campaigns, designed screen and lobby ads, and developed relationships with Los Angeles based print and online publications. Wrote and negotiated contracts, handled billing, trained and scheduled employees, organized inventory, established HR procedures, and managed theater facilities

Big Whup Music Video Shoot – August 2010

Associate Producer / Set Photographer

Consuming the Arts, Theatre Project – 2009

Stage Manager for the monthly series. Assisted the Dir., ran sound and lights at shows

Kazarian/Spencer/Ruskin Talent Agency – August 2007 to April 2008

Administrative assistant. Receptionist, data entry, assisted in theatrical and print divisions

Jamba Juice – Summers 2005 – 2009

Assistant Manager. Managed store and employees. Took care of inventory, training and employee scheduling

  • PhotographyMartinez’s event photos and prints have been in group shows in L.A. and used in publications like L.A. Weekly and Huffington Post. She also works as a freelance product photographer.

  • Writing – marketing materials, press releases, copy editing, blogging, and creative writing

  • Computer – Mac & Windows. Photoshop, basic html, Excel and graphic design

  • Miscellaneous – Spanish, CBEST Certified, reads music and advanced improv

BA, Theater Production & Direction, New England College 2007 (Dean’s List, Cum Laude)

Auxilary Education:

Los Angeles City College, Business Law – fall 2011

Regent’s College UK, Theatre – fall 2006

Please email for references: thevivianmartinez@gmail.com

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