Savannah Andersen


EMERSON COLLEGE, Boston, MA Bachelor of Fine Arts, May 2024

Major: Visual Media Arts
Selected Coursework: BFA Production Workshop, Editing for Film & Video, Writing the Adaptation, Directing Image & Sound, Intro to Narrative Drama, Writing the Short Subject, Media Criticism & Theory, History of Media Arts

Creative Experience

Development Intern, VALHALLA ENTERTAINMENT, Los Angeles, CA,

Jan. 2024 - April 2024

● Completed thorough script coverage reports in a timely manner

● Elaborated on notes meetings for current copyrighted scripts and pitches that are used in further development

● Developed visuals for pitch decks for upcoming projects with the small intern team

Director/Writer/Producer, ‘QUEEN OF BLISS’,

Jan. 2023 - Present

● Emerson College senior thesis short film for Bachelor of Fine Arts degree

● Developed script, hired actors and crew, storyboard with DP, worked with editor, colorist, sound mixer and composer

● Received $2500 grant for development of story centered around ignorance with female narratives

Summer Prague Program, FAMU, Prague, Czech Republic

June 2023 - July 2023

● Study abroad intensive, taught by professional Czech filmmakers and FAMU faculty

● Developed and shot short films within 3 weeks of the program to be screened for FAMU staff and peers


May 2022 - August 2022

● Wrote, shot and edited news packages to be broadcasted in the daily news segments

● Interviewed Arlington and community residents for packages, and filmed B-roll around the community

First Assistant Director, ‘BETTER MAN’

Oct. 2022 - Dec. 2022

● Emerson College Bachelor of Arts thesis short film

● Worked with directors and producers to create schedules, organized on-location and sound stage sets and acted as timekeeper

First Assistant Director, ‘MAD WOMEN’

May 2022 - Sept. 2022

● Emerson College Bachelor of Fine Arts thesis short film

● Created shooting schedules, call sheets, acted as timekeeper; kept contact with the full crew and cast on and off set

Additional Experience

Hostess, SAM WALKERS, Woburn, MA

Sept. 2023 - Jan. 2024

● Welcomed guests into the restaurant, ascertain customers dining needs to lead and seat at a table

● Responsible for opening and closing; booking over the phone reservations; events; handling take-out transactions

Server, THE LURE, New Seabury Country Club, Mashpee, MA

June 2020 - Sept. 2021

● Provided friendly service to customers at a high-end, fast-paced beach restaurant during the summer for Club members

● Responsible for opening and closing, training new serves, and handling monetary transactions


Technical: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Google Workspaces, Avid, Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Audition), Zoom, Final Draft 12

Languages: Proficient in French

References available upon request