PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Academy Film Archive, Preservation Archivist, Los Angeles, CA, July 2019 - Present

  • Bob Baker Marionette Theater, Assistant Archivist, Los Angeles, CA, September 2017 - Present

  • Estate of George and Mike Kuchar, Contractor, Los Angeles, CA, 2017 - Present

  • Academy Film Archive, Film Preservation Intern, Los Angeles, CA, January - June, 2019

  • Getty Research Institute (GRI), Media Conservation Intern, Los Angeles, CA, October - December, 2018

  • UCLA Film & Television Archive, Cataloging Intern, Los Angeles, CA, July - September, 2018

  • Producer’s Library Service, Production Intern, Los Angeles, CA, June - September, 2018

  • Sequoia Kings Canyon National Park/UCLA Preservation Lab, Contractor, Los Angeles, CA, February - June, 2018

  • Conner Family Trust, Film Assistant, Los Angeles, CA, 2016 - 2018

  • Conner Family Trust, Administrative & Research Intern, Los Angeles, CA, 2014 - 2016

  • Kopeikin Gallery, Gallery Assistant, Los Angeles, CA, 2013

  • Robert Berman Gallery/E6 Gallery, Gallery Assistant, San Francisco, CA, 2011 - 2012

  • Tartine, Curator, San Francisco, CA, 2007 - 2012

  • Club Sandwich, Collective Member and Film Curator, San Francisco, CA, 2008 - 2011

  • Independent Arts & Media, Community Arts Outreach Coordinator, San Francisco, CA, 2009

  • San Francisco International Film Festival, Operations Coordinator, San Francisco Film Society, San  Francisco, CA, 2008

  • Animation Festival & New Italian Cinema Festival, House and Volunteer Manager, San Francisco Film Society, San Francisco, CA, 2007

  • Mission Creek Music and Arts Festival, Co-Producer, San Francisco, CA, 2006 - 2007

  • Matt’s Gallery, Arts Administration and Press Intern, London, UK, 2005

  • Atelier of Nils Norman, Artist Assistant, London, UK, 2004 - 2005

  • Atelier of Lali Chetwynd, Artist Assistant, London, UK, 2004 - 2005

  • Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), Curatorial Intern, North Adams, MA, 2004

 

EDUCATION

University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 2019

Masters of Library Information Sciences, Media Archival Studies (MLIS MAS)

Dean’s Scholar 2017 - 2018

University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA, 2005

Bachelor of Arts, Magna cum Laude

Contemporary Art History Major, Gender Studies Minor

Goldsmiths College, London, UK, 2004 - 2005

Visual Cultures Department, Study Abroad

PRESENTATIONS & PUBLICATIONS

  • Bastard Film Encounter, Baltimore, MD, April 25 – 27, 2019

  • "Preserving Place: Moving the Bob Baker Marionette Theater," Performance! Newsletter of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) Performing Arts Section, Spring 2019

  • The Bob Baker Marionette Theater: Archiving with Oral Histories, Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) Annual Conference, Portland, OR, November 28 – December 1, 2018

CONFERENCES & SYMPOSIA

  • The Reel Thing XLV, Los Angeles, CA, August 22 – 24, 2019

  • Bastard Film Encounter, Baltimore, MD, April 25 – 27, 2019

  • AMIA Annual Conference, Portland, OR, November 28 – December 1, 2018

  • BitCurator User Forum 2018, Los Angeles, September 13 – 14, 2018

  • The Reel Thing XLIII, Los Angeles, CA, August 23 – 25, 2018

  • The Business, Science, and Art of Film and TV Restoration and Preservation, VES/SMPTE,

         Los Angeles, CA, July 17, 2018

  • Orphan Film Symposium, Queens, NY, April 11 – 14, 2018

  • AMIA Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, November 29 – December 2, 2017

  • The Reel Thing XXXV, Los Angeles, CA, August 20 – 22, 2015

 

WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

  • The Fundamentals of Copyright (Session 1), AMIA On Demand Webinar, August 2018

  • 3rd Archaeology of Moving Image Media Workshop, AMPAS, Los Angeles, CA, July 14, 2018

  • Library Carpentry Workshop, YRL, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, May 24-25, 2018

  • Getting Started with GitHub, YRL, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, March 23, 2018

  • Using Identification to Improve Collection Preservation and AccessImage Permanence Institute (IPI) Webinar, February 14, 2018

  • Improving Descriptive Practices for Born-Digital Material in an Archival Context, SCA Workshop,

         Los Angeles, CA, November 3, 2017

  • 16mm Editing Workshop, Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles, CA, 2017

  • History, Identification & Preservation of Motion Picture Materials, California Rare Book School (CalRBS), Los Angeles, CA, 2016

  • Archeology of Moving Image Media Workshop, AMPAS, Los Angeles, CA, 2016

  • Intro to 16mm Filmmaking & Hand Processing, Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles, CA, 2015

  • Intro to Final Cut Pro 7, Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles, CA, 2015

 

SELECTED PROGRAMMING, EXHIBITIONS & SCREENINGS

  • REWIND & HIT PLAY: a day long mini-conference of past presentations, projects and research, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, April 6, 2019

  • Archival Screening, Bob Baker Marionette Theater, Los Angeles, CA, September 26, 2018

  • Solo Curated Exhibitions, TARTINE, San Francisco, CA, 2007 - 2012

  • Club Sandwich & Canyon Cinema present: A Night of 16mm Experimental Silent Films with live improvised score by EXTRA LIFE, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA, 2008

  • Club Sandwich Double Feature: Benjamin Smoke & Building a Broken Mousetrap, Two Films by Jem Cohen, Oakland Sol, Oakland, CA, 2008

  • Club Sandwich & Canyon Cinema present: 16mm Animations of Lawrence Jordan, Artist Television Access (ATA), San Francisco, CA, 2008­

  • Solo Curated Exhibition, Détourned Menu: Activism in the Form of Food, The LAB, San Francisco, CA, 2006

  • Joint Curated Exhibition, Rising Tendencies Toward the United States of Mind, Anarchitecture Week and !WOWOW! Art Collective, London, UK, 2005

  • Group Curated Exhibition, Closer In, Contemporary Artist Center, North Adams, MA, 2004

 

AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS, RESIDENCIES & SCHOLARSHIPS

  • No Time To Wait Travel Grant, NTTW4, 2019

  • Community Fund Travel Grant, AMIA, 2019

  • UCLA/Mellon Foundation Internship Project Recipient, Bob Baker Marionette Theater, 2018 - 2019

  • George Blood Women in Audiovisual Archiving and Technology Scholarship, AMIA, 2018 - 2019

  • MLIS Professional Programs Committee Travel Fund, Information Studies Dept., UCLA, 2018

  • Theresa and Roy Aaron Fellowship, Graduate School of Education & Information Studies (GSE&IS), UCLA, 2017 - 2018

  • Kress-Murphy Scholarship, California Rare Book School, UCLA, 2016

  • Feedforward Curatorial Residency, Liminal Space, Oakland, CA, 2012

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

  • Continuing Education Advisory Task Force, Association of Moving Image Archivists, 2019 – Present

  • Board Member, Al Larvick Conservation Fund, 2019 – Present

  • Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers (SMPTE), 2018 - Present

  • Los Angeles Archivist Collective (LAAC), 2017 - Present

  • Society of California Archivists (SCA), 2017 - Present

  • Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA), 2016 - Present

  • Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles, CA, 2015 - 2018

  • Co-President — UCLA AMIA Student Chapter, 2018 - 2019

  • Web/Social Media/Outreach Coordinator — UCLA AMIA Student Chapter, 2017 - 2018

  • Co-Vice President — UCLA SAA Student Chapter, 2017 - 2018

  • Secretary — Student Governing Board (SGB), Information Studies Dept., UCLA, 2017 - 2018

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Film — 8mm/Super8mm/16mm/35mm

  • Tape — ¼” open reel, DAT, 1” open reel, Hi8, miniDV, VHS, S-VHS, Betamax, BetacamSP, 

         Digital Betacam, U-matic

  • Handling & Repair — rewinds, flatbeds, splicing (tape, cement, preservation), A-D strips

  • Archival Platforms — AdLib, Airtable, ArchivesSpace, ContentDM, FileMaker, Omeka, data visualization applications

  • Library Carpentry — GitHub, Open Refine, RegEx, Bash/Command Line

  • Editing Software — Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Avid, Black Magic Express

  • 3D Rendering — Google SketchUp

  • Social Media — Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Slack, Squarespace, Tumblr, Wix, Wordpress

  • PC & MAC Platforms — Adobe Suite, Excel, GitHub, Google Suite, Numbers, Pages, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word

 

VOLUNTEER WORK

  • Bastard Film Encounter, Baltimore, MD, April 25 – 27, 2019

  • Student Volunteer, Hugh M. Hefner Moving Image Archive, School of Cinema Arts, University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, 2017 - 2019

  • Co-Organizer, Home Movie Day, Los Angeles, CA, 2018

  • Volunteer, Home Movie Day, Los Angeles, CA, 2016 – 2017

  • Cook (a.k.a. Volunteer Bicycle Mechanic), Bicycle Kitchen, Los Angeles, CA, 2013 – 2015

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