Erin Ramirez

Los Angeles, CA • (603) 721-6018 • ramirezerin05@gmail.com  

www.linkedin.com/in/erinnramirez/https://www.behance.net/erinnl11 

EDUCATION

Columbia University New York, NY 

Master of Fine Arts degree in Screenwriting/Directing                May 2023

University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA 

Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast and Digital Journalism                May 2017

Minor in Cinematic Arts

ACBEU - Summer Studies Program Salvador, BR 

Cultures of Brazil and Lusophone Africa                     May-July 2017

University of Amsterdam - CIEE Summer Studies Program Amsterdam, NL 

Contemporary Dutch Social Policy                      May-July 2016

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

Loka Pala Productions       Los Angeles, CA

Director’s/Producer’s Assistant July 2018-present

  • Provide in-office administrative support to the director and producer for transgender issues-related documentary, Trans*Formed, including: organizing spreadsheets, managing schedules and calendars, conducting calls, and researching industry events and people

  • Conduct primary research and collect archival footage used in director’s sample tape  

  • Review and log raw footage in Avid Media Composer

IMM Print             Los Angeles, CA

Documentary Fellow January 2018-present

  • Conceive of story ideas for video content released on digital publication, IMM Print

  • Arrange contact list and organize spreadsheets that include potential interview subjects for docu-series about immigrants previously held in detention

  • Filmed and edited 3 interviews with undocumented residents in Los Angeles County

“La Guerra” & “Los Alemáns”       Los Angeles, CA                  

Director/Producer/Editor August 2016-May 2018

  • Directed 16 minute documentary, “Los Alemáns”, aired on Fusion.tv and 11 minute documentary, “La Guerra”

  • Conducted 17 on-camera interviews with immigration attorneys, undocumented immigrants, and activists in Southern California 

  • Conceptualized story arc and crafted cohesive documentary scripts

  • Managed transportation and on-site logistics, equipment and overall film costs 

  • Oversaw post production workflow, compiling footage, organizing media, and editing sequences in Adobe Premiere

Univision Communications Inc. Los Angeles, CA

Digital Marketing Intern January 2017-May 2017

  • Managed Univision Creator Network social media influencers’s accounts and assigned them to brands and agencies

  • Collected data and used digital analytics tools to track over 100 influencers and trending websites

  • Designed graphics for office documents and promotional, company-hosted events and mixers

Bugeater Films Los Angeles, CA

Director’s/Producer’s Assistant August 2015-December 2016

  • Coordinated pre-production meetings for producers and managed product placement client list for feature film “Bernard and Huey”

  • Provided in-office administrative support for the director, including: organizing production files and finance paperwork, conducting phone calls, managing crowdfunding campaign, and conducting research

ACHIEVEMENTS

2017 Student Academy Awards Semi-Finalist • 2019 NeXt Doc Fellow • 2018 IMM Print Documentary Fellow • Rhode Island School of Design Award for Excellence in Visual Arts • Global Eyes Scholarship Recipient • “Wishes For Mom” LA Municipal Art Gallery Juried Exhibition • Independent Shorts Awards Official Selection, “La Guerra”

SKILLS

Camera: Blackmagic PCC, Sony A7s, Canon 5DM3, T5i, GoPro, iPhone | Editing: Adobe Premiere/Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer | Web: MS Office, Excel, Powerpoint, CSS/HTML, jQuery, Javascript, WordPress, Google Sheets/DCM/Analytics, Tubular, Golem (AI programming language) | Languages: French (Intermediate), Spanish (Intermediate)