Emma Sheffer
Anchorage, AK


EDUCATION
University of Southern California
-BA, Cinematic Arts, Production- Fall 2013
-BA, Fine Arts- Fall 2013


EXHIBITIONS AND PUBLICATIONS

2014
"Whitney Houston Biennial" at Julius Caesar Gallery, Chicago, IL - group show
2013
“306TIGER406” at Grice Bench, Los Angeles, CA – group show
“Stage 1” at Helen Lindhurst Gallery, Los Angeles, CA – group show
“I Make You Where You Where” at Helen Lindhurst Gallery, Los Angeles, CA – solo show
“Natural History” at 3001 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA – solo show
“Natural History” at Station Gallery, Los Angeles, CA – solo show
“The Love of Reading” at Contact [is a photo lab], Boyle Heights, CA – group show
2012
“Growth” at The Locker Project- USC Roski School of Fine Arts – solo show
“Into the Fire” at USC Campus Center, Los Angeles, CA – group show
“And the Full Scale Model” at Public Fiction, Highland Park, CA - group show
Jones soda photography label, two photos on ‘FuFu Berry’ and ‘Blue Bubblegum’
2011
"Alternatives"; Environmental Ideas and Action Journal, photograph published p.26, April 30


SELECTED FILM EXPERIENCE
“Junior Eye” (Web Series) – Art Director, Prod. Nickelodeon
“10.0 Earthquake” (Feature Film) – Set Dresser, Dir. David Gidali
“Brennisteinn-Sigur Rós” (Music Video) – Production Assistant, Dir. Andrew Huang
“Women’s Fall 2013 Collection” (Commercial) – Gaffer, Prod. DC SHOES
“Landau Shoe” (commercial) – Cinematographer, Prod. DC SHOES
“Must Be Nice” (Feature film) – Production Assistant, Prod. DC SHOES
“The Club Can’t Handle Me-Flo Rida”- (music Video) –production assistant, Dir Marc Klasfeld
“Can’t Keep my Hands off of you- Simple Plan” (Music Video)–Production assistant, Dir Marc Staubach
“Hoff”- (promotional video for David Hasselhoff) –production assistant, Dir Marc Klasfeld
“McDonald’s Fruit Smoothie”– (commercial) –production assistant, Dir Tony Petrossian
“The Chemist” (undergraduate thesis film) – director of photography, Dir Jeff Toye
“The Happiness” (undergraduate thesis film) – Director and Production Designer


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Alaska Channel, Director, Cinematographer, Editor, AK
Apr 2014-Present
I develop, direct, shoot and edit commercial and documentary content for Alaska Channel.
Emily Mast, Artist Assistant, CA
Jun 2013-Apr 2014
I build and repair props for video and performance art, organize release materials for upcoming shows, edit images and video and organize the studio space.
Karl Haendel, Artist Assistant, CA
Jun 2013-Jan 2014
I draw works for upcoming shows in graphite from a projector as well as construct models for gallery spaces and prepare images in photoshop and illustrator for future drawings.
IFT Advanced Photo lab, lab tech, CA
Sept 2012-Jan 2014
I make pigment prints, color prints, process film, mix black and white chemistry, maintain color processor and manage equipment rentals.
DC Shoes Film Department, Intern, CA
Jun 2012-Jun 2013
I edit commercials and action sports videos, shoot commercials and action sports videos and develop projects from pre-production through post-production.
Bucks Boys Productions, Lead Intern, CA
Jun 2011-Nov 2011
I edit trailers for upcoming projects, research information for pitches and write and develop treatments.
Rockhard Films, Intern, CA
Jun 2010- Aug 2010
I Organize and fill out wrap books and purchase order books, cover receptionist duties when needed, and work on set as a production assistant.


AWARDS
Magna Cum Laude graduate, 2013 USC
Recipient of 2013 Macomber Travel Prize
First Place, 2009 Congressional Art Competition (photo hung in WA D.C. capitol building)
First place at USC’s Trojan Film Society 48-hour film competition, Director
Top 16 at USC Campus Movie Fest, Director
Finalist at USC School of Cinematic arts “Alphie Awards” Director.