Roshd  Ghalleb

March 2015 to date: Media Specialist at The DiGiulio Group.

The DiGiulio Group is one the most prominent Real Estate Companies in New York City. I have created and developed various marketing material to supply social media publishing and company's websites with photos and videos. New York-NY.

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1997: Assistant Director of a short film by Oznur Baycan, named "Soudain Federico". Paris-FR.
May 1998: Production Assistant at Delux Productions for an episode of the TV series "Nightworld" named "Riddler’s moon"

(www.totallykate.com/riddlers/riddlers.htm) a Screenventurs XL Productions Ltd (Toronto) & Delux Prod. co-production- Luxembourg.

1998 Masters Degree in Film and Audiovisual Studies from the University of Paris VIII (www.univ-paris8.fr) - Paris, France.
 Including transient studies at the DAMS University of Bologna in Italy (Erasmus Program)

EDUCATION

March - July 2008: Script writer, director and video editor of a short film named "strike". New York-NY

2009: Producer of a video commissioned by Pattison’s Academy, dedicated to improve the quality of life for children with multiple disabilities by providing comprehensive education and rehabilitation programs. The video was created for the purpose and the compelled mission to be an intricate vehicle of raising awareness that led to the establishment of PACE (Pattison’s Academy for Comprehensive Education) Charter School, the very first educational rehabilitative school in South Carolina, that caters to disabled children. Charleston-SC

October 2012: Producer of a promotional video for Harlem RBI. New York City’s Premiere children and adult baseball league.

Harlem RBI provides inner-city youth with opportunities to Play, Learn and Grow. They use the power of teams to coach, teach and inspire youth to recognize their potential and realize their dreams. New York-NY.

January 2002- Present: Founder of Mandrakfilm Corp. 

An Independent Photography and Video Production Company that offers full video production and Photography services for various non-for-profit organizations, charter schools, Real Estate agencies, film studios, independent and private contractors. Paris, New York and Charleston-S.C.    

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Aug – Dec 2004 Director Student of the Master of Fine Arts Program at the Actors Studio Drama School-New York. 
Fall Semester 2004 of MFA Program in Dramatic Arts: Out of 1000 candidates, I was selected to be one of the seven directors only that were admitted in the theater workshop during a full semester at the Actors Studio Drama School. The Master of Fine Arts Program allowed partial classes in its curriculum and it contained Directing academic courses of which credits included thorough training in the arts of scenic, lighting and costume design. Among award winning faculty members and imminent professors that I had the privilege to work with were Mr. Al Pacino, Mr. Harvey Keitel and Mrs. Ellen Burstyn, all three Co-Presidents of the New York branch of the Actors Studio Drama School.

April - August 2003: Multimedia Associate at Future Media Concepts. 

Provided training to clients in various areas of digital media including digital video editing, and DVD authoring. Provided customer service and developed assistance and support to scheduling various corporate events and convention shows. New York-NY.

April 1996: Director of a 16mm short film named "The Groundhogs", commissioned by the Medical Prevention Center of Seine Saint-Denis. Paris-FR.
April - November 1995: Actor in a theater play named "9mm Parabellum", written by Serge Da Silva and co-directed by Serge Da silva and
Ludovic Pacot-Grivel. Paris-FR.
2012 Professional Pastry and Baking Certificate from Star Career Academy  (www.starcareeracademy.com). Newark-NJ.
I’ve always been interested in cooking in general and pastry arts. This program offered the fundamental basic skills of professional baking and pastry essentials.
January 2010 - August 2011: Sales Account Executive at Enterprise Holdings in Charleston, SC.
Responsible for providing superior marketing and customer service in the car sales and rental industry while being responsible for company’s inventory, clients’s invoices, and establishing B2B sales and referrals. Top 10 salesman of company in southeastern region.
  • Member of Enterprise southeast diversity team.
  • Producer of the 2011 video contest, commissioned by Mrs Kristen Olson, Group Rental Manager at Enterprise Holdings Inc and Mrs Ann Dedman, Vice President/General Mgr of Enterprise Leasing Company - Southeast.

October 2014: Video Producer of a PWSA Concert.

Presented by the Episcopal Actor's Guild, a concert of Classic Musical Theater, Opera singing, named "An October Serenade" performed by the PWSA (The Professional Women Singers Association), to benefit EAG's Emergency Aid & Relief Program. New York-NY. 

September 2014: Producer of a video for United Cerebral Palsy of New York City.

The mission of UCP of NYC is to create opportunities for people with disabilities to lead independent and fulfilling lives. The video is featuring the 2014 Champion Award recipient DEVIN CUTUGNO, that was honored at the 13th Annual UCP of NYC Golf Event.

August 2000 - December 2002: Imax Theater Supervisor at Loews Cineplex Lincoln Square

Collaborated with various entertainment agencies to create, market and develop  promotional material to increase distribution of independent and international films. Also provided sales support of concession stands, managed and trained janitorial staff and a  hospitality team to ensure customer satisfaction. New York-NY.

June 1999: Subtitles Producer for a theater play by Jacqueline Kleefield, named "Felicien". A Parade Hill Productions, performed at the Harold Clurman Theatre. New York-NY.
March - April 1995: Cameraman photo-journalist intern at RFO TV network (Radio Tele France Outremer) within the news department. Paris-FR.
December 1994: Production Assistant for a short film by Bertrand Soupey, named "Etat d’urgence". Paris-FR.
April 1994: Production Assistant for a short film by Alberto Bimbocci, named "Crise Cardiaque".Paris-FR.
January - June 2007: Producer, Director of Photography and Video Editor of "Hero The Great".
A short film that was premiered at summer 2007 HBO Latino Film Festival- New York, NY. Presented in the official selection of 2008 TOMI Film Festival - New Orleans, LA. 2008 Gasparilla Film Festival - Tampa Bay, FL. 2008 San Diego Latino Film Festival - San Diego-CA ; and awarded the Honorable Mention in Narrative Film prize at the Humboldt Film Festival, Arcata, CA; and BEST LATIN FILM at the 2008 HollyShorts Film Festival. Los Angeles-CA.
Since March 2010: Founding board member of Play Today! Foundation.
An organization that affords children and adults of all ability levels and special needs, an opportunity to play baseball in an organized and structured capacity. Producer of the "What if" awareness video, written by Mr. Channing Proctor, founder and Board of Directors President of PlayToday! Foundation. Charleston-SC.
Photographer / VIDEo Producer
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September- November 1999: Acquisitions & International Sales Associate at Troma Entertainment.  

Assisted firm in buying and selling feature films within the International Film and Multimedia Market (MIFED) at France’s Cannes Film Festival.

New York-NY.