GABRIELLE MAKOWER

West Hollywood, CA 90046 

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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.

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.

PROFESSIONAL/ WORK EXPERIENCE

Showtime Networks, Inc. (Los Angeles, CA) Writer’s PA/ On-Set Assistant to Sarah Treem on “The Affair” October 2018- Present.  Assisting the writers and show-runner in the writers room and on location. Additionally responsible for assisting the team with research.

ICM Partners (Los Angeles, CA) Executive/ Personal Assistant to Toni Howard, July 2018- October 2018.  Assisting Senior Partner and legendary Motion Picture Talent Agent, Toni Howard. Responsible for providing administrative support- rolling calls, managing Toni’s personal and professional schedule, booking travel, handling expenses, interacting with high profile clients and powerful individuals within the industry. Additionally, handling various personal needs and assuring top notch organization.

STX Entertainment (Los Angeles, CA) Temp Assistant to Head of Television/ Digital Content Intern, June 2018- July 2018.  Managing calendar and emails, rolling calls, performing weekend reads, and tracking project deadlines. Worked with multiple departments to understand the cross-divisional element involved in developing content.

Red Nose Day Special, NBCUniversal (New York, NY) Script Production Assistant, May 2018.  Freelance gig, working the live Red Nose Day Special on NBC.

Saturday Night Live, NBCUniversal (New York, NY) Script Intern, September 2016- Present.  Working as a script intern for SNL. Responsibilities include distributing copies of sketches to producers, writers, cast, and other departments such as music, design, and talent. I prep and assemble over 100 script packets containing roughly 40 preliminary sketches for read-though. Additionally, I assemble the master script, consisting of the final sketches, chosen by Lorne Michaels, for air. During the live show, I am stationed in the control room to assist the Associate Producer and Script Coordinators with on-air changes to script. We then deliver these last minute changes to cue cards, music, script supervisors, and other departments in a timely matter..

Carousel Television (Sherman Oaks, CA) Production Intern, June 2016- August 2016.  Working for Steve Carell's Production company in Southern California. Responsibilities include reading pilot submissions, crafting in-depth script coverage, summarizing trade articles, and writing and producing an original short film among the other interns.

Zakarian Hospitality (New York, NY) Video Intern, June 2016- August 2016.  Worked for Food Network star and restaurateur Geoffrey Zakarian.  Responsibilities included video and photo work for social media, restaurant hospitality and management experience, and social media reports.

Digital Media Academy (Palo Alto, CA) Teacher and TA, July 2015.  Taught children between the ages of 8-17 Filmmaking and Photography at Stanford University.  

AgilOne (Mountain View, CA) Video and Content Intern, June - August 2014.  Produced 16 films for the company including a culture video and multiple employee spotlight videos.

AWARDS, FESTIVALS, AND 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.

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.  

NYU Freshman Showcase: "Men to the Moon" was chosen for an NYU Freshman "best of" screening. 

CreaTV “The Studio” Creative Award: Silicon Valley based film festival.  Event aired on local television.  Received recognition for film "Mountain Movers."  

Social Issues Documentary Film Festival Grant Scholarship: Received $1,000 grant scholarship for film "Mountain Movers." 

“CityScapes” Photography Contest: Won 3rd for digital photography and 8th overall.  International photography contest.  492 submissions total. 

RELEVANT COURSE WORK

Entertainment Law, Entertainment and Media Industries, Writing for Television: Hour Long Drama, Writing for Television: Situation Comedy, Business of Producing, Television Management, Producing for Television, Intro to TV Writing, TV Programming and Concepts, Sight and Sound Filmmaking, Sound Image, Sight and Sound Studio, Performance Strategies, Traditions in Narrative, Fundamentals of Dramatic and Visual Writing.

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

Advanced Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, Photography, Color Correction, Final Cut Pro X, ProTools, DSLR Cameras, Final Draft, Celtx, Squarespace, Weebly, HTML Coding, CSS Coding, Web Design, Cooking, Baking, Singing, Piano/ Keyboard, Acting.