/ Education in the U.S.
Bachelor of Science in Communication (Dec. 1998) - Cum Laude
Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Major: Media Production / Minor: Computer Science
Relevant courses: TV Production (single and multi camera: use of GVG switcher, DVE, C.G., CCU, Console and interior/exterior sound device, Prompter, Beta/DVCam decks, studio lighting and interior/exterior lighting kit, studio camera, Digital BetaCam, DVCam, and DVCPro Camera), Video Postproduction (linear editing on Hi-8, S-VHS, and BVE suites and non-linear editing on Avid Media Composer, MCXpress, Speed Razor and Premiere), Computer Graphics and Animations (Photoshop, After Effects, Lightwave 3D, Aura, and the Video Toaster) Writing for the Electronic Media (scripts for TV, Radio, Film: movies, documentaries, commercials, News), Introduction to Mass Media, Media Legalities, New Communication Technologies, Advertising, Elements of Films.
Academic Honors (Dean's List)
Obtained an Out-of-State Waiver from the International Center of Florida State University
Obtained an Out-of-State Tuition Exemption from the Florida-France Linkage Institute
Internship for 12 weeks (from 05/11/98 to 07/31/98) - Century III at Universal Studios, 2000 Universal Studios Plaza, Orlando, FL 32819-7606, USA - Sector: Postproduction (Editing and Graphics)
/ Education in France
Military service with Honors: Editor for 11 months at the Cinema of the Army - Fort d'Ivry (94205) - FRANCE
PSAs, commercials, documentaries, and news packages for the Department of French Defense.
Logging, off-line and on-line editing on Avid Media Composer, graphics on After Effects, linear editing on BVE in a Digital Betacam suite.
D.U.T. Services et Reseaux de Communication with Honors from the Institute Universitaire Technologique of Marne La Vallee: the equivalent of completion of two years of undergraduate study at a regionally accredited institution of higher education in the United States.
Courses: Network Technology, Computer Science, Multimedia, Communication, Video, Digital Communication, Contemporary Culture, and Organizational Behavior.
Internship for 10 weeks (from 03/04/96 to 05/10/96) - S.F.P. - Societe Francaise de Production - French Public TV and Cinema Production Company - Sector: Video Postproduction at Bry-sur-Marne (94366) and Paris - FRANCE - Theory: knowledge of all the different steps in the video postproduction - Practicum: non-linear editing and graphics on AVID, conforming on CMX.
B.A.F.A.: Diploma to be a counselor for children's activity camps in France and overseas.
BAC D (Honors): French Baccalaureate with an emphasis on Math, Physics, and Biology that is the equivalent of graduation from a college preparatory program at an accredited U.S. high school.