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!
- 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
Spirit Awards 2019 – present
Technical Manager, for the Member’s viewing party.
AFI Film Festival – 2017 – present
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
1st Asst. Dir. on the following:
6 LOVE STORIES
Feature with Dir. Michael Dunaway & Prod. Antonia Bogdonavich
Short Dir. Elle Schneider (Digital Bolex) w/ Ray Wise
Web series Dir. by Rob Burnett (the Mindy Show)
Music video starring Blake Johns, directed by Carrie Schreck
Also Producer for a short film with Dir. Rem Scobell
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)
Los Angeles City College, Business Law – fall 2011
Regent’s College UK, Theatre – fall 2006
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