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Christian Chesnut

Film/TV/Customer Service

New Orleans, United States
Studied Film Production at University of New Orleans
Studied Mass Communication at Loyola University New Orleans
Joined May 28, 2024


I'm a Communications specialist with over five years of experience in related fields. I have worked on film/television sets and taught classes at the University of New Orleans. I am interested in assisting and creating with my skills in communicating, storytelling, and educating.
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Various Film And Television Productions
Jan 2019 – Jun 2024
New Orleans, LA
Production Assistant
-Managing crew noise levels on set -Taking and providing breakfast orders for important cast and crew -Managing background actors’ payment vouchers, ensuring their timely costuming, hair and makeup, ensuring their timely arrival to set and managing their behavior while on set -Ensuring a framing background that is free from interfering crew and pedestrians (named “locking up”) -Ensuring union crew takes lunch in a timely manner -Collecting dismissal times for crew to report to management -Driving cube trucks with equipment -Handling lunch orders if working in the office -Processing receipts for accounting -Assisting in creative operations -Running various errands -Research
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Jun 2016 – Jan 2019
New Orleans, LA
-Prep and cook for bar patrons -Serve dishes to patrons, according to seating chart -Work closely with bartenders and servers for order accuracy and customer preference -Dishwashing -Closing cleanup -Placing produce orders -Compose shift reports on Slack app
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University of New Orleans
Aug 2015 – May 2017
New Orleans
Graduate Assistant/Instructor
-Managed film equipment storage, checkout, and returns -Educated students on proper equipment handling and usage -Taught classes focused on equipment usage -Fulfilled faculty equipment requests and advised on equipment availability -Maintained equipment inventory, weekly and yearly
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University of New Orleans
Aug 2014 – May 2018
Master of Fine Arts, Film Production
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Loyola University New Orleans
Aug 2008 – Dec 2012
Bachelor of Arts, Mass Communication