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SHAD CLARK [DIRECTOR REEL]
Montage of shots from my short films (ALL I THINK OF IS YOU, ANONYMITY, and SIDE EFFECTS MAY INCLUDE), as well as my commercial work.... more


ExperienceWriter / Director / Producer / Editor / Sound Design / 2011 - 2012
Wrote, produced and directed the scifi thriller ALL I THINK OF IS YOU. The film is currently in submission to festivals.

Producer / Director / Client: Punchcut / 2012
Assisted user interface design agency Punchcut in producing and directing a brand video for a major client.

Creative Consultant / Client: Lost Road Entertainment / 2011 - 2012
Provided script feedback and creative problem-solving on a variety of video projects.

Video Editor / Client: Funky Tiki / 2012
Edited teaser trailer and premiere episode of new web series.

Creator / Writer / Client: Kabam / 2011
Conceptualized fiction for new science fiction IP. Authored story bible, including far-future history, player and NPC characters, alien races, corporate factions, technologies, and game story arcs. Provided input on overall art style. Collaborated with art lead to help define visual styles for key characters and other NPCs, aliens, corporate factions, etc.

Creator / Writer / Client: Kabam / 2011
Conceptualized fiction for new horror IP. Authored story bible, including apocalyptic back story, corporate history, player character bios and POVs, NPC characters, and factions. Worked with producers and art lead to establish the tone of the game and provided input on the overall “look.”

Writer / Creative Consultant / Client: Kabam / 2011
Hired by Kabam to re-imagine and revise story bible, doctor dialogue, write new dialogue, and author all cut-scenes, tutorials, and missions.

Producer / Director / Editor / Client: Enrique Wiedemann / 2010
Partnered with established art director to co-conceptualize ad campaign for renowned San Francisco body shop Alioto’s Garage. Produced, directed and edited two 30-second commercial spots now airing on CNN, Discovery, Comedy Central, etc. Signed to produce, direct, and edit a series of follow-up spots.

Author / 2010
Authored and published the original short speculative fiction stories LITTLE BOY PIG and UPGRADING GOD.

Video Editor / Client: Singularity University / 2010
Edited a lecture on the impact of converging technologies and theoretical advances in medical diagnoses and care.

Screenwriter / 2010
Conceptualized and authored the original screenplay ETHRE.

Writer / Client: Electronic Arts / 2010
Conceptualized and authored 45 interactive episodes of the alternate reality game (ARG) promoting The Sims 3. Emotionally engaging the player ahead of launch helped make The Sims 3 the top-selling PC game of 2009 and set all-time sales records for The Sims franchise.

Writer / Client: Electronic Arts / 2010
Authored the complete SimAnimals in-game encyclopedia. Colorfully characterized 30 different animals species and detailed 70 different plants through fun yet informative facts. Requested by the game’s producers to carry the encyclopedic voice into the game manuals for both the Nintendo Wii and Nintendo DS versions of the game.

Writer / Client: Electronic Arts / 2010
Distilled the humorous tone of Spore into instructional copy to support expansion packs for PC/Mac and help establish the series on the Nintendo Wii and Nintendo DS. Carried the Spore voice across game manuals for Spore Galactic Adventures, Spore Hero, Spore Hero Arena, and Spore Creature Keeper.

Writer / Client: Contagient Network / 2010
Provided narrative design and author original episodes of the social networking games Reign of Vampires and Crimelords.

Writer / Director / Editor / 2008
Produced, wrote and directed the original film SIDE EFFECTS MAY INCLUDE, which opened the 2008 San Francisco Independent Film Festival and was an official selection of numerous other festivals across the U.S. and internationally.

Second Assistant Director / Client: Mark Arellano / 2008
Assisted Bay Area filmmaker Mark Arellano during production on his western noir film.

Screenwriter / 2007
Wrote the original screenplay THE CENSOR, which was selected as one of only seventy-five finalists in the Independent Film Lab (IFP) Emerging Narrative Program.

Screenwriter / Clients: Sony Screen Gems and Cider Mill Productions / 2006
Worked extensively with producers from Sony Screen Gems and Cider Mill Productions to develop a feature version of my original short film ANONYMITY.

Screenwriter / 2006
Conceptualized and authored original screenplay THE LIVING DEATH OF LEONARD FISK.

Writer / Director / Sound Design / Production Design / 2005
Produced, wrote and directed the short film ANONYMITY, which won “Best Horror” at the Alameda International Film Festival, was an official selection of several other festivals, screened at Fangoria’s Weekend of Horrors, and aired on the Independent Film Channel (IFC).

Screenwriter / 2003
Conceptualized and wrote the original feature screenplay OTHERNESS, which was awarded “Best Scifi/Horror” by Creative Screenwriting in their Screenwriting Expo Competition. The screenplay was then optioned but, regrettably, never went into development.

Assistant Producer / 2003
Client: Compassionate Cooks
Supported production of VEGETARIAN COOKING WITH COMPASSIONATE COOKS.

Screenwriter / 2003
Conceptualized and wrote the original feature thriller OPHELIA REFLECTED, which was a quarterfinalist in Francis Ford Coppola’s American Zoetrope Screenplay Competition.
Education[EDUCATION]
BAVC, FilmArts

[COMPUTER SKILLS]
Word, Final Draft, Final Cut Pro, Motion, Reason, Soundtrack Pro, PhotoShop, Illustrator, Livetype, Color

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