Experience

CHARLES VAN LOUCKS’ EXPERIENCE

Jamie Kennedy Entertainment/Artist to Artist Management – April 2013 – July 2013

Internship     (Letter of recommendation available upon request.)

  • Script coverage: covered features, TV pilots, comic books, and TV episodes/webisodes.
  • I read, summarized and analyzed many scripts, looking for potential roles and great scripts to produce.
  • Heavy phone work, office tasks, helped with creative projects, and proactively assisted the team.

 

“The Creation of Evil” – June 2010

Writer/Director

  • This is the prequel to The Joker from “The Dark Knight” with a ‘Sin City’ visual style.
  • Awarded Aloha Accolade Award from the Honolulu Film Awards.
  • 20 minute thesis film (drama/horror).
  • I wrote the script, cast actors, scouted potential shoot locations, storyboarded and shot-listed many creative shots.

 

Jet Propulsion Laboratories – January 2011 – April 2011

Director of Documentary

  • Interview offering personal insights about the engineers who built the Mars Rover.
  • Documentary for use on JPL website.
  • One of four Bachelor Degree (Filmmaking) Students selected for this project.
  • I organized and directed interview with JPL engineer.

 

“Coke and Mirror Wars” Music Video – October 2013

Producer

  • Starring Wayne Brady
  • Locked locations, crew, and equipment.

 

“Wanna Be” music video – May 2011

Writer/Director

  • An artist rises from dark times to become the songwriter and performer he is destined to be.
  • 4 minute music video.
  • Collaborated with musician to help visually express his music.
  • I cast actors, wrote visual script, directed project, designed set.

 

“Spotting Spots” – September 2011

Writer/Director

  • A young husky Irishman must fight to become the male model he has always dreamt of becoming.
  • 15 minute thesis film (Comedy).
  • I wrote the script, cast actors, scouted shoot locations, storyboarded and directed the film.
  • Featured in a special presentation at Warner Brothers Studios in Burbank, CA.

 

“The Brazil Project”

Photographer – September, November 2012

  • The mission is to bring awareness to the deforestation of Brazil.

 

Freelance film crew positions – January 2009 – Present

  • Director, Writer, Producer, Assistant Director, Director of Photography, Camera Operator, Assistant Camera, Sound Mixer, Boom Operator, Gaffer, Grip and Electric.
  • My duties include arranging permits, locking deal memos and making sure the day is completed on time and on budget, giving the director the creative time needed on-set.
  • I am able to problem-solve creatively and communicate efficiently in an intense work environment.

 

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