Alexander Murphy

Activities

I currently act as Treasurer and Fundraising Coordinator of The Burn Ward Theater Company, based in Philadelphia.  Our first production, Mittens Descending and Other Tales, made its debut at the 2008 Philadelphia Fringe Festival.

I was a member of the Drexel University's theatre troupe, the Drexel Players.  In addition to starring in several productions, I worked as both a marketing assistant and set builder.

Interest

New media, photography, cinematography, music, sound design, writing, journalism, editing

Summary

I'm an experienced videographer and editor, who has worked on productions small and large, from amateur short films to feature documentaries to network television programs.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2009 - Present

Data Entry/New Media Manager

American Eagle Mortgage
  • Interviews applicants and initiates credit checks
  • Processes 1040s, W2s, social security verification, flood certificates, and fraud guard
  • Oversees requests for title insurance and property appraisals
  • Manages online networking and communications for the branch
  • Arranges multimedia conferences and presentations
Aug 2008 - Present

Production Assistant

American Idol Productions
Sep 2007 - May 2008

Producer, 2008 MadDragon Film Festival

  • Recruited and managed of up to a dozen leading up to and during event
  • Headed fundraising team and managed public relations with financiers
  • Created, arranged and designed program
  • Facilitated all advertising duties including design and printing of materials
Apr 2007 - Oct 2007

Intern

Milk & Honey Productions
  • Worked as a production assistant on various shoots, including a promotional event for Ikea
  • Captured footage and recorded sound. 
  • Edited the raw footage
  • Formatted DVDs for clients.
Apr 2007 - Sep 2007

Intern- Creative Development

Raw Media Network
  • Scheduled ]meetings, answered phones, maintained customer relations
  • Collaborated with creative directors on original projects and marketing strategies
  • Wrote and edited original web content, treatments, and promotional materials
  • Edited raw footage and formatted promotional DVDs
Jun 2005 - Sep 2005

Assistant

Communications Systems and Solutions
  • Worked alongside the head of the company to install security cameras and video feeds at the Philadelphia WB Network affiliate.
  • Assisted in the repair of radio equipment
  • Installed security features in Naval vehicles.
Jun 2004 - Sep 2004

Intern

Mike Lemon Casting
  • Updated and edited talent profiles and head shots in company database.
  • Logged and recorded audition footage, including for the feature film Annapolis.
  • Managed waiting room during auditions, answered phones, and other secretarial duties

Education

Education
Sep 2004 - Jun 2008

Bachelor of Science

Drexel University

Skills

Skills

Arri Super 16 SR

Panasonic DVX100

Adobe Flash

DVD Studio Pro

Adobe Creative Suite

Final Cut Pro

Microsoft Office Suite