GABRIELLE MAKOWER

West Hollywood, CA 90046 

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PROFESSIONAL/ WORK EXPERIENCE

Showtime Networks- “The Affair” (Los Angeles/ New York) Showrunner’s Assistant to Sarah Treem, October 2018- July 2019.  

Promoted from Writers’ PA to Sarah’s full-time assistant midway through production.

The intermediary for all communication to Sarah and the key person on set to assist with interdepartmental correspondences for Directors, Writers, and Executive Producers.

Responsible for getting timely materials in front of Sarah at the right times, coordinating logistics for meetings, calls, rehearsals, travel, vacations, parties, wraps, etc.

Managing expenses and creating organizational tools for Sarah and the support staff.

Available 24/7 for numerous personal tasks including scheduling, medical, social and educational for both Sarah and her young children.

ICM Partners (Los Angeles) Executive/ Personal Assistant to Toni Howard, July 2018- October 2018.  

Assisting Senior Partner and legendary Motion Picture Talent Agent Toni Howard.

Providing administrative support- rolling calls, managing schedule, booking travel, handling expenses, interacting with high profile clients and industry leaders, performing various personal errands & assuring top notch organization.

STX Entertainment (Los Angeles) Temp Assistant to Head of Television/ Digital Content Intern, Summer 2018.  

Managing calendar, emails, and tracking project deadlines. Observed cross-divisional element in developing content.

Red Nose Day Special, NBCUniversal (New York) Script Production Assistant, May 2018.  

Working as a Script Assistant for the Red Nose Day Special. Premiering May 24th at 8/7c on NBC

Responsible for assembling binders with schedules, run downs, and scripts for hosts and key crew members.

Helped to make sure the entire team was on board with script and schedule changes leading up to the live show.

Saturday Night Live, NBCUniversal (New York) Script Intern, September 2016- Present.  

Distribute copies of sketches to producers, writers, cast, and other departments such as music, design, and talent.

Prep and assemble over 100 script packets containing roughly 40 preliminary sketches for read- through

Stationed in the control room during the live show to assist the Associate Producer and Script Coordinators with on-air changes to script, then delivering to cue cards, music, and other departments in a timely matter

Carousel Television (Sherman Oaks, CA) Production Intern, Summer 2017  

Intern for Steve Carell’s production company in Southern California.

Reading pilots and crafting in depth script coverage. Delivered summaries of daily trade articles and creating a group film.

Zakarian Hospitality (New York) Video Intern, Summer 2016  

Worked for Food Network star and restaurateur, Geoffrey Zakarian.
Created photo and video content for social media of Geoffrey, his chefs, and the food at his restaurants.
Crafted weekly social media reports for all of the restaurants’ social media accounts and Geoffrey’s account.

Worked for Food Network star and restaurateur, Geoffrey Zakarian.

Created photo and video content for social media of Geoffrey, his chefs, and the food at his restaurants.

Crafted weekly social media reports for all of the restaurants’ social media accounts and Geoffrey’s account.

EDUCATION

New York University, BFA Film and Television, Minor in Business of Entertainment Media and Technologies: Undergraduate Student. Current Cumulative GPA: 3.702.  Graduating Class of May 2018.

University Honors Scholar Dean's List Founders Day Award Recipient Akhtar- Bhutta Fund for Student Producers Grantee

Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB) Theatre: Improv 101 comedy training and Sketch 101 comedy writing.

University of Southern California:  Producing and Directing summer courses GPA: 4.0.

ACADEMIC RECOGNITION

New York University Honors Scholar: Awarded to students with high academic achievement, placing in the top 40% of their graduating class. 

Dean's List: Awarded to students who have achieved a GPA of 3.65 or higher in at least 28 completed credits in an academic year.   

Akhtar-Bhutta Fund for Student Producers: Granted $2,500 for my organization in producing Advanced NYU projects.

Founder’s Day Award: Awarded to students who achieve a GPA of 3.65 or higher for 28 completed credits in an academic year.

FESTIVALS, AWARDS, AND SCREENINGS

ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship: Advanced as a quarterfinalist for teleplay, “Palo Alto.”

Festival De Cannes: "The Chromo-Zone" was an official selection for the 2018 Short Film Corner.

Chelsea Film Festival: Official selection and finalist for the Short Film category.

Burbank International Film Festival: Official selection and finalist for the Student Short Film category.

Women's International Film Festival of San Diego: Official selection and finalist for the Student Film competition.

Best Shorts Competition: Winner of an "Award of Excellence" for Female Student Director.

Global Shorts Competition: Winner of an "Award of Excellence" for short film, "The Chromo-Zone."

NYU Tisch 48 Film Festival: "Funk Siblings" chosen for the Top 20 Festival Screening.  

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

Final Draft, Scenechronize, Advanced Photoshop, Photography, Illustrator, Premiere, Color Correction, Final Cut Pro, HTML Coding, CSS Coding, Web Design, Pro-Tools, DSLR Cameras, Piano/ Keyboard.