Alan Brooks

Alan Brooks

Education

Education
Jan 2013 - Present

Master of Fine Arts

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)

Currently, I am a graduate film student at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) obtaining a Master of Fine Arts in Film and Television. I will graduate in the spring of 2015.

Aug 2007 - May 2011

Bachelor of Arts

Claflin University

I am a recent graduate of Claflin University where I majored in Mass Communications with a concentration in Television Production. I also pursued a minor in Business Administration. I was privileged to graduate with the academic honor of Cum Laude based on my academic achievement.

Work History

Work History
Feb 2011 - Present

Morehouse Marketing Conclave

- Developed marketing strategies for the movie “Jumping the Broom”; marketing strategy for movie was awarded by Liquid Soul Media Entertainment marketing company; award included a one-day experience at the company.

- Participated in a Marketing Campaign Challenge for “Turner Broadcasting System Inc.” for Cartoon Network’s “Hall of Game Awards.”

Nov 2010 - Present

"Struggles" the movie

- Produced/Wrote/Directed/Edited “Struggles” the movie.

- Organized and arranged the Pre-Production, Production, and Post Production phases of the movie.

- Organized and arranged casting call auditions, scouted locations, and edited the movie.

- Movie was Awarded 2nd place in the 2011 Great Work by Blacks Competition at Claflin University.

Jun 2010 - Present

Howard University Center for Excellence in Advertising Program

- Created two advertising national campaigns for Coca-Cola and NAACP’s “One Nation, One Dream” campaign.

Jul 2010 - Present

Student Intern

WACH Fox News

- Interned at the WACH Fox 57 News station where production, writing, and anchoring skills were honed.

- Assisted News Directors, Producers, and Reporters with their duties in the News Center.

- Assisted the production team on the set of the “United Auto Sales” car dealership Infomercial.

Nov 2010 - Present

“Music is Me” Documentary

- Producer/Writter/Directed/Editer of "Music is Me" Documentary.

- Recruited talent, managed talent release forms, and edited production on the Avid NewsCutter Software.

Jun 2011 - Present

NABEF Media Sales Institute of Howard University

- Developed an Advertising Campaign as an Account Executive of Cox Media. The campaign was for “Mervis Diamond Importers” in Washington D.C.

- Gained relevant skills for Local and National Media Sales. 

2008 - 2009

Student Intern

WSPX Gospel 94.5 FM Inspiration Station

- Public Service Announcer

- Radio Station Assistant

Software Proficiency

- Avid NewsCutter

- Pinnacle Editing

- DVDit6

- Adobe Illustrator

- Windows Movie/DVD Maker

- ProTools

- Microsoft Office

- Roxio Express Labeler

- Muvee autoProducer 6

Objective

Seeking the opportunity to work as a employee/crew member for Tyler Perry Studios. My broad experience in film would allow me to work as a Production Assistant, Grip, Script Supervisor, or any other position available at this company.