Claire Seaton

Student

Williamsburg, VA, USA

Work Experience

Arlington Independent Media

Co-Counselor, Youth Film Production Camp

Over three two-week sessions, I taught campers ages 9-13 the principals of film production, including camerawork, sound, lighting, and story development. In addition to supervising campers during lunch and recess, I helped them create story ideas, understand the responsibilities of different roles on a film set, and write and perform original scripts.
June 2017 - August 2017 Arlington, Virginia, United States

Freelance

Photographer + Videographer

September 2016 - Present United States

Reeder Media Center

Media Specialist

As a student Media Specialist, I assist students and faculty in a wide range of creative media projects, including consulting and instructing on equipment selection and usage. I'm responsible for equipment maintenance and upkeep, supporting studio production and classroom work, and troubleshooting patrons' issues with professional and consumer-level gear.
September 2015 - Present Virginia, United States

Student Environmental Action Coalition

Media Historian

As a Media Historian for William & Mary's Student Environmental Action Coalition, I am responsible for documenting and promoting SEAC activities on various social media platforms, including Facebook and Instagram. I'm also responsible for filming and editing senior interviews, documenting the work SEAC has done for future generations of college students.
September 2015 - Present Virginia, United States

Chipotle Mexican Grill

Crew Member

At Chipotle, I worked on the serving line and cash register, providing excellent customer service and embodying Chipotle's vision of a top performer.
May 2015 - August 2015 Virginia, United States

Arlington Independent Media

Intern (Document Arlington Project)

Produced two documentary shorts for the Document Arlington Project with a team of six students, learning camera, lighting, and sound equipment handling, as well as basic editing skills.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLhQVK3EbNkZC52MApyyNimFMMMrS7_nOO&v=a9Arseo48zM
July 2014 - August 2014 Virginia, United States

Arena Stage At The Mead Center For American Theater

Community Engagement Intern

As a short-term Community Engagement Intern, I worked in a theater office environment, assisting with multiple outreach and education projects at a time. Highlights included assistant-teaching a drama literacy program for elementary schoolers, contributing to a performance study guide for Morris Panych's 'The Shoplifters,' and helping coordinate a donors' reception on short notice.
May 2014 - June 2014 Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Emmanuel Presbyterian Church

Sound Technician

As a sound technician at Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, I helped set up and take down audio equipment, and monitored live audio feeds for Sunday morning worship services. Here I was trained to work with professional hardware and software, and learned the principles of live audio engineering and recording in a fast-paced environment.
July 2013 - August 2014 Arlington, Virginia, United States

Education

College Of William & Mary

Bachelor of Arts: Communications & Sociology

August 2014 - Present Virginia, United States

Accademia Dell'Arte

Summer intensive in documentary filmmaking & physical theatre

June 2016 - August 2016 Arezzo, Italy

Languages

English (Native),
Spanish (Beginner),

Awards

Catron Scholarship Fund

Louis E. Catron Scholarship for Artistic Development

2016

Skills

Digital Photography, Editing, Videography, Writing,