Resume

 

Loren Harms - 15912 Ryan Drive - Belton, Mo. 64012 - (816) 331-2469 - teller__@yahoo.com

 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

         B.A.  University of Missouri in Kansas City, double major in Communications and English (in progress).

         G.P.A.: 3.7/4.0.

 

RELATED COURSES

 

         Film Production I                               

         Film Production II

         Introduction to Video

         Screenwriting I

         Film Theory and Criticism

         History of Film

         Special Studies: The Silent Film Era

         Introduction to Acting

 

FILM AND VIDEO PRODUCTIONS

 

         Premaddona Ballerina Dilemna (S-VHS, Winter 2002)  Writer, Director, Producer, Editor, and Camera-Operator.

         The Written Word (S-VHS, Winter 2002)  Writer, Director, Producer, Editor, and Camera-Operator.

         That’s My Bag (16mm, Fall 2002)  Assistant-Director and Editor

         Sean Connery’s Kansas City Notebook (Super-8, Fall 2002)  Co-Writer and Perfomer

         Memory (Super-8, Fall 2002)  Writer, Director, Producer, Editor, and Camera-Operator.

         Tea Time (Super-8, Fall 2002)  Director of Photography

         The Broken Record and the Clarinet (Super-8, Fall 2002)  Editor

         Campfire Stories (16mm, Winter 2003)  Writer, Director, Producer, Editor, and Camera-Operator

         The Enthusiast  (16mm, Winter 2003)  Director of Photography

         Hands (16mm, Winter 2003)  Gaffer

         Entropy (16mm, Winter 2003)  Director of Photography

         Be-Bop Tango (16mm, Winter 2003)  Assistant-Director, Assitant-Camera, and Camera-Operator.

         Lucky 13 (Hi-8, Summer 2003)  Writer, Director, Producer, Editor, and Camera-Operator.

 

RELATED EMPLOYMENT

         Eagle’s Eye Productions (Summer 1996 - Fall 1997)  Lead Artist: Primary responsibilities included character and story development, character design, background design, and storyboarding for a PC and Playstation game.

         Storyteller Entertainment (Fall 1998 - summer 1998)  Producer and Artist:  Primary responsibilities for comic book series included penciler, inker, and colorist.

         The ELf (Summer 2001)  Artist: Designed graphics for musicians website including banners and logos.

         Herd Technologies (Winter 2003)  Artist:  Designed graphics computer hardware company’s website and logos.

         Muller + Co. (Winter 2003)  Camera Operator:  Work included video transfer of materials for casting call.

         Lights on Kansas City (Fall 2002 - current)   Internship:  Responsibilities included inventory and maintenance of lighting and grip equipment, dollies and cranes, customer service, carpentry, and computer database work.

 

HONORS AND ACTIVITIES

 

         Vice-President of the UMKC Student Film League (Winter 2003 - Summer 2003).

         Student Media Showcase presented by the Student Film League and UMKC (2003).  Screened Memory.

         7th Annual Kansas City Filmmaker’s Jubilee (2003).  Screened Memory.

         UMKC Student Film League Video Lunchbox (2003).  Screened Memory.

         Jon Jost Cinematography Seminar presented by the Kansas City Jubilee (2003).

         Steve Montal Independent Filmmaking Seminar presented by UMKC (2003).

         Independent Filmmaker’s Coalition of Kansas City (2002).  Screened  Sean Connery’s Kansas City Notebook.

         Student Organizer for the UMKC Student Film League (2002).

         Dean’s List at University of Missouri in Kansas City (2002).

         Belton Police Department Citizen Academy’s certificate for outstanding community involvement  (1997).

         Recipient of the Ridenhour Award for Writing in the sum of $2,300 (1995).

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

         Final-Cut Pro 3.0, 4.0 and HD

         I-Movie 2.0 and I-Movie 3.0

         Adobe PhotoShop 5.5 and Adobe PhotoShop 6.0

         Microsoft Word and Spreadsheet