BTS from Film Premiere – Heroic Episodes & The Shades [Desktop Publishing, Behind-the-Scenes Photo / Video]

June 2019 was an action-packed month!  One of the most memorable events I had the pleasure of being involved with this month was the screening of Heroic Episodes and The Shades.  These short films were both directed by Lisa Regina, the founder of A Write to Heal, a 501(c)(3) organization.  The cast consisted of military veterans, and the screening took place the weekend after Memorial Day. 

Below are some photos I took at the event: 

In the month leading up to the event I assisted with grassroots marketing efforts and used both Canva and desktop publishing software to design a 16-page program / theater booklet with cast bios, sponsors, advertisers and more. I also handled BTS / event photography and edited a photo-story and video collage for socials. The premiere took place on June 4, 2019 at the historic Broadway Theater in Pitman, NJ.

I received a referral for this opportunity from Professor Rachael Shapiro, a Writing Arts, Research and Technology professor at Rowan University who taught my New Media Practicum / senior seminar course. Lisa Regina is a professional actress and coach by-trade.  Her partnership with Bridging the Gap helps soldiers with communication skills and confidence building for reintegration into society after deployment.  To learn more about Lisa Regina, these film projects, or her acting classes visit her website.

FREE Philadelphia: Under 21 | Photojournalism JRN 02314 – Photo Story / Subject of Interest [REVISION]

IMG_4013 - Mack Machine @machmachine does skateboarding tricks just outside Love Park in Philadelphia, PA

This PhotoVoice project features a selected subject of interest and multiple locations / shoots.  This topic was selected because Rowan University is located in South Jersey and students are always on a quest to find interesting and FREE things to do.  Moreover, there are over 100 institutions in the Greater Philadelphia area.  Emphasis was placed on locations that can be enjoyed at no cost by people under the age of 21.

Photos: Briana Andrews
Music: Beat Demons (used w/ license)
Vocals: Breana Marin

Role: Photography, Editing, Assembly
Equipment Used: Canon 60D EOS
Software Used: Adobe Premiere Pro CC

Photo Locations:

Culture:
Chinatown
935 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Entertainment:
Race Street Pier – Delaware River Waterfront
Race Street and N Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Arts:
LOVE Park
Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

History:
Penn’s Landing
121 N Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Nature:
Rittenhouse Square (Park)
1851 Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Malin Fezehai | Photojournalist Profile Assignment – JRN 02314

This photojournalist video profile documents Malin Fezehai. She won various awards including the World Press Photo Award for Daily Life. Some of her clients include TIME, The New York Times, The New Yorker, Fader Magazine, Nike and others.

Malin Fezehai - Photojournalist, Visual Journalist - New York Times

She now works as a Visual Journalist for the New York Times. Her areas of focus are communities of displacement and dislocation around the world. There aren’t many minority female photojournalists; researching and learning about her work and accomplishments was a great experience.

Role: Content curation, video editing, research, voiceover, script writing
Software: Adobe Premiere Pro

Sandwich Heist Project | Shooting for Composition & Continuity – RTF 03370 Film Production

This is my individual “Project 2” edit. Scene utilizing standard coverage including the 180-degree rule for maintaining screen direction, shooting and editing for continuity, and match cutting. Note: Final submission includes complimentary music selection and roll.

Camera: HMC150
Shooting Date: 3/19/18
Location: Rowan University
Role: Pre-visualization, Digital Post-Production, Talent (on-camera)

Washington, DC – Portrait / Nature / Pictorial – Photojournalism Assignment #6 | JRN 02314

ENVIRONMENTAL – IMAGE 1B
Walk It Like I Talk It Environmental
Street dancers perform for an audience of tourists in front of the White House. April 6, 2018. (Photo by Briana Andrews)

PORTRAIT – IMAGE 1A
I Fall Apart -Post Malone _
Unidentified man rests on the ground and gazes at the sky in front the Newseum in Washington, DC. April 6, 2018. (Photo by Briana Andrews)

PORTRAIT – IMAGE IA
Business Men out and about portrait_
Two businessmen relax on a bench to talk during their lunch break. April 6, 2018. (Photo by Briana Andrews)

NATURE – IMAGE 2A
Flowers_nature^^
Springtime cherry blossoms in bloom beside the Washington Monument. April 6, 2018. (Photo by Briana Andrews)

NATURE – IMAGE 2B
Scary Symmetrical Trees nature
Group of spooky symmetrical trees near the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool in Washington, DC. April 6, 2018. (Photo by Briana Andrews)

PICTORIAL – IMAGE 3A
Family vacation _pictorial
Genise Plocica watches along as her children enjoy the view of a seagull and ducks by the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool. April 6, 2018. (Photo by Briana Andrews)

PICTORIAL – IMAGE 3B
I just cant today _pictorial_
Man rests on a bed of grass on as a film shoot takes place in the park. April 6, 2018. (Photo by Briana Andrews)

Squirrel Pic Contestant. April 6, 2018. (Photo by Briana Andrews)
Squirrel Pic Contestant April. 6. 2018. (Photos by Briana Andrews)

Location: Washington, DC
Date: April 6, 2018
Equipment: Canon 60D DSLR

It’s a LONG ROAD to Sigma Gamma Rho … NEW POODLE ALERT

I am super proud to announce that I am now part of the illustrious sisterhood of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. I gained seven sisters who are equally dedicated to the community and scholastic achievement.

I completed this edit using cell phone footage curated from a variety of sources.

Rowan University Campus Environmental Initiatives PSA – RU Green | TV1 RTF 03222

Individual RU Green PSA Edit. The full group course submission includes pre-roll, PSA and post-roll. Note: Alternate voiceover and music selection used for final edit.


Camera: HMC150
Shooting Date: 3/27/18
Location: Rowan University
Crew: Briana Andrews, George Bross, Alex Compta, Stephen Nuzzo
Role: Shooting, Editing, Script, Talent (VOX and on-camera)

Video Profile Assignment | JRN 02314 – SKYSTOLEE.com

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Skyler Lee, a 16 year-old entrepreneur and scholarly fashionista from New Jersey.  She is the founder of SKYSTOLEE, a store focused on clothing, accessories, cosmetics, art and novelty items for young ladies.  In this video, she gives an inside scoop about her business.

Be sure to bookmark www.SKYSTOLEE.com and visit in Summer 2018 for the official launch.

IMG_9431 (2)

Photojournalism – JRN 02314 – Slideshow, Pitman PhotoVoice Project: Broadway Bakery

Broadway Bakery, located at 132 S Broadway in Pitman, NJ offers decadent buns, fluffy muffins, an inviting family atmosphere, excellent customer service and affordably priced selection. This PhotoVoice project was completed on Thursday, February 22, 2018.

Special thanks to owner, Christine Mastrocola and staff for being so welcoming and allowing me to photograph the premises.

Learn more at http://www.broadwaybakerynj.com