Neal Thomassen's Online Resume

NEAL THOMASSEN
39 Linden Street, Glastonbury, CT  06033
Cell:  860-888-2629


  

SUMMARY

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration / Minor in Communications
  • 11 years experience in broadcast & production for the web
  • Executive Director of Film Industry Mixer & Global Entertainment Media Summit CT
  • Videographer / Editor of network and network affiliate programs
  • Produced four variety shows airing on FOX 61 paid programming
  • Executive Producer of feature film “London Betty” Associate Producer “Diamond Ruff”
EXPERIENCE

8/2001 - Present   American Federation of Teachers: Connecticut, Rocky Hill, CT
Producer/Videographer/Editor – “CT@WORK” - Weekly Union Labor program on NBC PAX every Sunday
Videographer & Editor for Senate Democrat shows - Connecticut Vision, Connecticut Matters, Focus on the 4th

2008 – 2009 - Connecticut School of Broadcasting, Farmington, CT
Adjunct Faculty  – Teach video production and Final Cut Pro Editing

10/2000 - 6/2001 – Office of Radio & Television, Prospect, CT
Videographer/Editor
– “Crossroads Magazine” - Weekly news program on WB20 Network Affiliate

3/2000 - 10/2000 – NBC 30 News, West Hartford, CT
Studio Camera Operator, Editor, Teleprompter, Production Assistant

1996 – 1999 – Various Temp Agency Work – Connecticut
Customer Service, Switchboard operator, filing, print room, website design, Executive Assistant

1992 - 1996          Media Services Department at Eastern Connecticut State University
Media Services Assistant – Assist University in all Media needs.

FREELANCE
1997 - Present    Angel Eyes Productions, LLC – Owner – Full Service Video Production
2006 – Present    Film Industry Mixer – Executive Director
2011-  Present    Prism Productions – Videographer – CMT – Inside Entertainment, Black Entertainment
View Kidd Rock and Cheryl Crow Interview
1999 - 2000         Next Productions - Videographer  “Caught on Tape” Aired on Fox Network
2004 – 2005        Global Entertainment Media Summit Connecticut - Executive producer
                            Two day summit featuring 20 panels, keynote speakers, and live performances.
1997 - 2005          A Keepsake Video – Professionally videotaped over 210 weddings
1997 - 2000          Duane C. Adams Productions  - Production Assistant – CNN, NBC, ABC
1997 - 1999         Cox Communications – Camera Operator/Technical Director for sports

EDUCATION
Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT
Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration / Minor in Communications


2004 Media Arts Center – Adobe After Affects
1998 Graduate course - Advanced Non-linear editing

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ACHIEVEMENTS
2011 – Proclamation Letter from Gov. Malloy
2011 – Neal featured in two page article in Imagine Magazine
2009 - 2010 – Neal appears on Fox 61’s Stan Simpson Show & WTNH News 8
2009 – “London Betty” receives national distribution from Maverick Entertainment
2009 - Winner - Best Connecticut Flick "London Betty" & Indie Spirit Award - 2009 Connecticut Flick Fest
1995 & 1996  ECTV Video Awards - Most entertaining program

 
  Contact: Neal Thomassen
Comedyproducer@aol.com|860-888-2629