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Summary

More than 10 years of professional writing, shooting, editing and production experience.  Award winning Comedy Writer/Comedian.

Work History

2005Present

Filmmaker

Yourpromovid

Owner: Writer, Director ,Editor, Producer. Direct, film and edit projects for Television and Web including History Channel, AMC Networks, USA Today Travel, and Yelp. Boston Comedy Festival Film Competition Winner (Writer/actor/director/editor)

Portfolio: smartshoot.com/laura-park

Website: yourpromovid.com

Reviews of my work - Laura Park Client Reviews:  smartshoot.com/laura-park

Projects include:                                                                                                                                                         DIRECTOR/PRODUCER:  USA TODAY TRAVEL. Write/direct/shoot/edit 3 part cruise review for Princess Cruise Line's Ruby Princess. Coordinating shoots onboard and abroad

DIRECTOR/PRODUCER: MACMILLAN PUBLISHERS/NEW LEAF LITERARY. Write/direct/shoot/edit/cast/location scout for science fiction book trailer for The Lost Planet Series by Rachel Searles.

DIRECTOR/PRODUCER: HISTORY CHANNEL. Direct and shoot b-roll for American's Book of Secrets.

DIRECTOR/PRODUCER: AMC NETWORKS. Write/direct/shoot/edit PSA for Living Advantage Inc. Celebrity Talent.

20082013

Digital Media Director

Green Planet Building/Great Lakes Construction

Online Content Developer - Write and develop all online media for Green Planet Building/ Great Lakes Construction. Create and execute online video series on Green Building Techniques.

Develop monthly newsletter highlighting eco-friendly topics and events. 

Social Media Marketing - Create and maintain company blog, create and maintain facebook, twitter, pinterest accounts. Integrate social media, blogging, newsletter website and youtube marketing. 

20052013

Writer/Comedian 

LauraParkComedy

Headlining comedian. Venues Include Improv Hollywood/Irvine, USO Tours, Cruise ships, Colleges, Casinos.

Press/Stand-up set/ Full stand-up, writing resume to right.

20072007

Writer

FOX Television

Specific projects: Create, develop and interact 13 internet characters for special BONES television episodes.

20062007

Writer

Playboy Television

Staff writer for series “Weekend Flash,” Research current news topics. Write stories for “The Daily Show” style news comedy show for Playboy Television. Met quick deadlines with strong comedy on the latest news and events. 

20042006

Writer

Arc Entertainment

Write tailored comedy shows for live events. Developed, personalized and performed original material for private parties and “Brides Night Out” style events.  

20052006

Show Producer

New York Fringe Festival

Write, produce and perform a one-woman show tour across the country. New York Fringe Festival.

20052005

Show Producer

Toi on Vine Comedy

Produce Stand-up Comedy and variety shows  for Toi on Vine Restaurant. 

20052005

Writer/Improv Teacher

American FIlm Institude

Lead workshop in improvisation performance and writing. Teach SAG actors improv and writing skills.

YourPromoVid Portfolio

Writing/Comedy Portfolio

Education

Bachelors of Arts Degree in Anthropology/ Theatre Minor/ Phi Beta Kappa

University of MN

Advanced Comedy writing: Greg Dean, Jerry Katzman. Los Angeles, CA

Comedy writing, Improv: Groundlings, Improv Olympic,

Brave New Workshop (MN Groundlings)

Spanish Language: Spanish Language Academy, Madrid, Spain.

Spanish Language Program, Cuernavaca, Mexico.