Aaron W. Reese
Washington D.C. 20016 | reese.aaron@gmail.com  |   815 . 275 . 0077

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography
Emphasis in Cinema Studies
August 2006                                                       

Australian National University
College of the Canberra School of Art
Photomedia Major
July - December 2003

Professional Experience:
Institute for Justice
Arlington, Virginia
Graphics Intern
November 2006 – present
° Shooting footage for Activist Training DVD at one of nation's leading public interest law firms.
° Laying out the bimonthly compilation of media coverage which will show donors the Institute's publicity nationwide.

America’s Most Wanted
Bethesda, Maryland
Production Intern
May 2005 - August 2005
° Production assistant on several green screen shoots and promotions with host
John Walsh for shows 807 through 819
° Production assistant on location for a fugitive reenactment on show 819 for fugitive Alfredo
Lopez-Cruz in Savage, Maryland.
° Created interactive "Most Wanted" poster for America's Most Wanted website

The Sentinel
Washington D.C.
Second Unit Production Assistant
August 2005
° Supervised 50 plus extras at RFK Stadium in Washington DC, put through makeup/props, and.
brought them to set
° Assisted the camera crew in filming establishing shots in Washington D.C.
° Escorted the film’s presidential motorcade to Union Station for picking up actors for following scenes.
° Aided assistant director with crowd control and safety for downtown chase scene with motorized vehicles.

Related Coursework:
° Advanced Moving Image, Arts and Narrative Media, Introduction to Moving Image, Digital Printing,
Senior Seminar in Photography
° Abobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro
° Canon XH a1, Panasonic AG/DVX 100 AP, Panasonic PV/GS 120, Hasselblad, wide array of 35 mm and DV cameras

Honors and Activities
Illini Film and Video
January 2002 - May 2003
° Helped Produce, Film, and Edit “Triad the Movie” with IFV (media available for “Triad the Movie”
at www.triadthemovie.com)
° Sculpture Annex video installation
August 2004