Durrin Productions

May 2009 – March 2010

A small production company run by Ginny Durrin whose main focus has been a documentary called Bombs in Our Backyard, although she has made other features tackling important issues. In the role as office/production assistant I mainly helped her work on this production. My duties included:

Transcribing over 40 hours of footage for “Bombs in Our Backyard” documentary.

Organizing and indentifing relevant and character driven footage for documentary.

Shooting stock footage of neighborhood for b-roll.

Chosing which character story lines to develop and follow.

● Maintaining logbooks and organized over two dozen transcripts.

Here’s the link to her Durrin Productions site: http://www.durrinproductions.com/home.html

Here’s the link to Bombs in our Backyard: http://www.bombsinourbackyard.com/


NAHB Production Group Inc.

 August 2009 – May 2010

NAHB Production Group Inc, is a division of the National Association of Home Builders that not only makes in house videos for NAHB but also produces programming for such HGTV and The Learning Channel (TLC). Two of their more well known shows, that I helped work on were Indoors/Out and Rock Solid both of which are home improvement type shows.

In this internship, which was one of my longest, I was given lots of great hands on experience with the world of television production. My main position here was as a production assistant intern where I helped mostly with post production duties which included

●Transcribing, dubbing and logging for “Indoors/Out” and “Rock Solid”, weekly programs produced by NAHB Production Group for the DIY Network.

●Creating music queue sheets for episodes.

●Managing and gathering personal release forms for show participants.

●Creating DVD copies of finished episodes to send to sponsors.

●Logging over a dozen tapes for “Detroit Undercover”, a pilot produced by NAHB Production Group for the A&E Network

●Serving as on set production assistant for episode of  “Indoors/Out”

Link to NAHB Production Group Inc: http://www.nahbprods.com/



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