Resume

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 Hire me! I’ve hosted events and q&a’s for Sundance TV, the Spirit Awards, Film Independent, AFI Film Fest, Tribeca, Bernie Sanders, True/False, Politicon, Slamdance and more!

UPDATEs:

  • El Rey Nation is now available on Youtube, Amazon Prime, AND iTunes y’all!
  • Vivian’s short “Ladyhater” which premiered at Tribeca 2019, will be available online soon.
  • Keep an eye out for Vivian’s first lead role in the horror comedy, “Snowflakes” by Dir. M.K. West (Dollface) coming soon!
  • Vivian will be returning to LALIFF June 2020 as a Technical Manager and host! See her Technical resume below

Technical Resume

Spirit Awards 2019 – present

Technical Manager, for the Member’s viewing party.

AFI Film Festival –  2017 – present

Technical Manager

TriBeCa Film Festival – (New York, NY) 2014 – 2018

Technical Content Manager. Also a host annually since 2014.

Slamdance Film Festival –  (Park City, UT) 2014 – 2018

Technical & Theater Director. Also a host annually.

Red Bull Music Film Festival – (Los Angeles, CA) 2019

Technical Content Manager. Also projectionist at the Ukranian Cultural Center with a multi-format build out, including DCP projection, setup.

Los Angeles Film Festival (LAFF) – 2018

         Technical Director

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

Misc. Resume:

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

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

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 

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

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

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

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

  • 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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