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Leslie Merlin

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Leslie Merlin

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Assistant Director/production assistant

Los Angeles

EDUCATION: SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN- BFA-Film Production 2004

ASSISTANT DIRECTING- POSITION HELD WAS 2nd AD or 2nd 2nd AD. **(nominated for DGA AWARD)
 MODERN FAMILY-TAHOE-2017- 2ND 2ND AD-DIRECTOR-JAMES BAGDONAS, 1ST AD JASON KEMP, 2ND AD MATT BAKER
 MODERN FAMILY-AUSTRALIA-2015- 2ND 2ND AD-DIRECTOR-STEVE LEVITAN, 1ST AD HELENA LAMB, 2ND AD MATT HEFFERNAN
 **MODERN FAMILY- VEGAS-2015- 2ND 2ND AD- DIRECTOR-GAIL MANCUSO, 1ST AD ALISA STATMAN, 2ND AD HELENA LAMB
 LAUNDRIN- KATY PERRY COMMERCIAL-2017- 2ND AD – DIRECTOR- KIDEAKI HOSONO, 1ST AD CHRISTOPHER BERGER
 US CELLULAR- 2017- 2ND AD.- DIRECTOR- LENA BEUG, 1ST AD CHRISTOPHER BERGER
 AIR NEW ZEALAND COMMERCIAL- 2017- 2ND AD- DIRECTOR- JEREMY BARRETT, 1ST AD CHRISTOPHER BERGER
 FORD BRAVIEST 2.0 COMMERCIAL- 2017- 2ND AD- DIRECTOR- WARREN FISCHER, 1ST AD CHRISTOPHER BERGER
 PRIUS 2018 CAMPAIGN COMMERCIAL- 2018- 2ND AD- DIRECTOR- WILL LOVELACE, 1ST AD PHIL ELINS
 DR. PEPPER COMMERICAL- 2018- 2ND AD- DIRECTOR- ERIC WAREHEIM, 1ST AD PHIL ELINS
 SHERWIN WILLIAMS KRYLON COMMERCIAL-2018- 2ND AD- DIRECTOR- PHIL PINTO, 1ST AD PHIL ELINS
 GROUPON-2018- 2ND AD- DIRECTOR – JODY JILL, 1ST AD PHIL ELINS
 PRADA-ANONYMOUS CONTENT-2018- 2ND AD- DIRECTOR HAIFA AL MANSOUR, 1ST AD LEE BLAINE
 BAND-AID MUSIC VIDEO”- 2017- 2ND AD DIRECTOR- ZOE LISTER-JONES
TELEVISION-
 MODERN FAMILY (SEASON 3-11) Key Production Assistant – Basecamp Position – 1st AD’S-Helena Lamb, Jason Kemp
 Room 104 (Season 4) Key Production Assistant- 1st AD’S- Jason Kemp, Drew Langer
 HAWAII 5-0– Pilot Episode-(filmed in Hawaii) Key Production Assistant-Basecamp Position-1st AD Mark Cotone, 2nd AD Yumiko Takeya
 Life in Pieces -Pilot Episode-Key Production Assistant – Basecamp Position – 1st AD , Alisa Statman, 2nd AD Matt Heffernan
 La-Vegas –pilot episode Key Production Assistant -Basecamp Position – 1st AD , Helena Lamb , 2nd Matt Baker
 You’re The Worst -Season 3- (episodes 4-8) – 1st AD , Susan Carpenter, 2nd AD. Luke Maxie
 ENLIGHTENED –(Season 1-3) -Key Production Assistant – Basecamp Position – 1st AD , Scott Schaefer, Eric Tignini
 Insecure –(Season 2 Episode7-9) Production Assistant -Basecamp Position – 1st AD , Susan Carpenter , 2nd AD Laura O’Keefe
 Royal Pains –(Season 2 Episode1-6) Production Assistant -Basecamp Position – 1st AD , Eric Yellin 2nd AD Emily Evashevshi
 The L Word –(season 5-3 Episodes) Production Assistant – 1st AD Sandra Mayo, 2nd AD Samantha Lavin

FILM –
 TROPIC THUNDER-KEY Production Assistant -Basecamp-LA/Kauai HI 1st AD Mark Cotone, 2ND AD Yumiko Takeya
 SPIDERMAN 3- Production Assistant -2ND UNIT- 1ST AD Nick Satriano , 2ND AD Doug Plasse
 WANDERLUST- Production Assistant -Add’l Photo-Basecamp – 1ST AD Gary Marcus , 2ND AD Zach Hunt
 BEING FLYNN- Production Assistant –NYC- Basecamp- 1ST AD Christo Morse , 2ND AD Annie Tann
 WATER FOR ELEPHANTS – Production Assistant -Add’l Photo- 1ST AD Doug Plasse , 2ND AD Lindsay Moorehead
 LARRY CROWNE-KEY Production Assistant -Basecamp- 1ST AD Katterli Frauenfelder , 2ND AD Paula Case
 LITTLE FOCKERS-KEY Production Assistant -Basecamp- LA/Chicago 1ST AD Gary Marcus, 2ND AD Paula Case
 THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT-KEY Production Assistant -Basecamp- 1ST AD Jesse Nye , 2ND AD Jasmine Alhambra
 THE BACKUP PLAN- Production Assistant – 1ST AD Vincent Lascoumes , 2ND AD Christophe Lecamp
 THE CRAZIES -KEY Production Assistant -Basecamp- 1ST AD Mark Cotone , 2ND AD Yumiko Takeya
 TERMINATOR SALVATION- Production Assistant -Basecamp- Add’l Photo- 1ST AD Mark Cotone , 2ND AD Yumiko Takeya
 ANGELS & DEMONS-KEY Production Assistant -2nd Unit -LA/ROME ITALY- 1ST AD Nick Satriano , 2ND AD Doug Plasse
 FAST AND FURIOUS 4- Production Assistant – 1ST AD Vincent Lascoumes , 2ND AD Chrisophe Lecamp
 YEAR ONE-KEY Production Assistant -Basecamp- 1ST AD Mark Cotone , 2ND AD Yumiko Takeya
 ALL ABOUT STEVE- Production Assistant -Basecamp Add’l photo- 1ST AD Angela Tortu, 2ND AD Neil Lewis
 MEET DAVE-KEY Production Assistant LA/NYC- 1ST AD Lars Winther , 2ND AD Doug Plasse
 LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD- Production Assistant — 1ST AD Mark Cotone , 2ND AD Yumiko Takeya
 BLADES OF GLORY- Production Assistant – 1ST AD Peter Kohn , 2ND AD Gary Fiorellie
 GEORGIA RULE- Production Assistant – 1st AD Tommy Harper, 2nd AD Bill Purple
 DRILLBIT TAYLOR- Production Assistant- 1st AD Matt Reubenkoff, 2nd AD Courtnenay Miles
 GARDENER OF EDEN- KEY Production Assistant-NYC- 1st AD Christopher Surgent, 2nd AD Chris DeAngelis

Skills

  • Can manage people
  • schedule
  • Time management

Education

2001-2005

BFA - at Savannah college of art and design

Film major

  • Concept
  • Updated 1 year ago

To contact this candidate email Lmerlin82@gmail.com

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