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Screenwriting

Video journalism
Video production/editing-directing






Principal profile - CALIANN LUM
 
WRITER/PRODUCER since 1994 (d/b/a/ Cool Loon Movies)

Feature film screenwriting    
Television proposals/bibles and teleplays    
Project sales and marketing – domestic and international
Negotiating film rights to literary properties
Small project financing     

Non-linear, off-line digital editing (Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Media 100 DV)

Newsletter editing, layout, and publication
Book editing, layout, design, and publication

Scientific/medical writing/editing for academic and lay audiences
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COOL LOON MOVIES (CLM) — Minneapolis, Minnesota    1995 to present

WHERE WE BEGIN - Associate Producer 
narrative short film depicted in dance
World premiere 2015 Tribeca Film Festival
2002    AFRIKA UNZIPPED – 46 min. feature documentary (3/02)
3-week shoot in Kenya, 1999-2000
Official Selection for the 2005 Twin Cities Black Film Festival

2000    AFRIKA UNZIPPED – 89 min. feature documentary (11/00)

Screenplays are available for viewing by industry professionals on The Black List and  InkTip.com
Videos and playlists available on YouTube channel CoolLoon2

MARCHE INTERNATIONAL DU FILM (vendor), Cannes, France, 1997, 1999.  
Daily Variety, the Independents issue, July 27, 1997
The Independent, October, 1997

EDUCATION
University of Southern California (undergraduate)

Hollywood Film Institute (Dov Simens)
Producer’s Crash Course
35 mm shoot class
Dealmaking/Finance class

Online screenwriting courses/classes -

Screenwriting seminars —
Ken Atchity
Richard Walter (UCLA)

John Casablancas
Commercial acting and modeling course

Guthrie Theater
Acting classes

Walker Art Center/University of Minnesota
Film appreciation class

INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL
U.K., Europe (esp. France), Sweden, Turkey, Kenya, China, Japan, Canada, Mexico

AFRIKA UNZIPPED -- designer motif, "Congo"