Real to Reel Productions Inc
Digital Media Manager
September 2013 — Present
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Digital Media Manager at Real to Reel Productions Inc
Camerhogne Creative Consulting provides project management and public relations services for non-profits, and small to medium-sized businesses engaged in the arts and youth development.
Past clients: Jus 4 Promotions, Heritage Theatre Company Inc., Spice Youth Toronto
Real to Reel Productions is a dynamic small independent production company known for its high quality, engaging and entertaining documentaries and factual series.
During this summer internship I am responsible for developing social media marketing strategies for three documentary film projects. Tasks also include: content curation and creation, audience engagement, Wordpress site development and management, and crowdfunding campaign development.
* This internship opportunity is part of the Hot Docs (www.hotdocs.ca) Doc Accelerator Youth Experience Opportunities program.
Doc Accelerator is an innovative program designed to help 50 aspiring documentary filmmakers, ages 18 to 30, take their careers to the next level, et exclusive access to Hot Docs and take part in a powerful workshop series from some of the industry’s best and brightest.
Playwrights Guild of Canada is a national arts service organization serving over 500 emerging and professional Canadian playwrights. www.playwrightsguild.ca
Developed key alliances with individuals, agencies and arts organizations, including the Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators, the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario, Diaspora Dialogues, Arts Education Consultants and the City of Toronto
Coordinated a one-day playwriting workshop for youth aged 13 – 16, facilitated by a professional playwright
Represented PGC at conferences and workshops across Ontario, such as, the Emergence Symposium (Neighbourhood Arts Network), FOOT 2012 (University of Toronto)
Founding Director of a community non-profit organization that is dedicated to the professional and social development of youth of Caribbean heritage in the Greater Toronto Area.
Spearheaded outreach initiatives that led to strategic partnerships with youth-serving agencies and community organizations in the Greater Toronto Area, Montreal, New York and Grenada
Managed external communication (newsletters, blog and social media) and media relations (secured media appearances with radio stations and online Caribbean news magazines)
Developed professional and social development workshops on topics such as sexual health, immigration, financial management, networking and workforce preparedness
Playwrights Guild of Canada is a national arts service organization serving over 5oo professional and emerging Canadian playwrights. www.playwrightsguild.ca
Composed and edited online articles, e-newsletters, press releases, annual and quarterly reports, and other marketing communications tools to optimize member and public engagement in the organization’s operations
Established and re-established relationships with key theatre, education and arts service organizations in Canada, the U.S. and the U.K.
Spearheaded numerous marketing campaigns geared at member and community engagement, and promotion of programs and services. Resulting in a 60% increase in script sales, 30% increase in membership and a larger social media presence (over 500 fans on Facebook and close to 1000 Twitter followers)
Developed an arts-in-education campaign, called Scripted for Schools that included an advocacy video and a professional development series for playwrights interested in facilitating dramatic writing workshops in Ontario schools.
Collaborated with local libraries across Canada to coordinate a playwrights reading series as part of Culture Days 2011
Coordinate cultural presentations; Design media presentations; Venue and stage management; event host/MC
Newcomer Orientation Week is an initiative of Settlement Workers in Schools that provides peer-led orientation to newly immigrated youth in Ontario high schools.
Delivered training program to a group of 30-40 youth (aged 15-18) that involved a series of activities that explored topics on understanding group dynamics, anti-racism, cultural sensitivity, anti-discrimination, and immigration and newcomer issues.
Established networks with individuals, youth groups and organisations that work with at-risk youth and marginalised individuals in Toronto
Provided administrative support: email correspondence, preparation of the conference room, database management; and developed marketing communication materials
Subjects: French, Social Studies and English Language
• Prepared innovative and student-centred lesson plans that encouraged and motivated students’ desire for learning
• Provided counselling and guidance for students through open discussion and motivational talks
• Co-developed remedial reading and English (grammar) program for students at the lower secondary level
• Planned and implemented fundraising and social events at the school.
• Protocol Director for all school events; administered training to staff and members of the Girl Guides Association