Christine Bartsch

freelance writer, story editor, consultant

WORKED ON:
Student Films: Ache, Studnets, Vivo Mortis
Listed under: Script Consultants
Writers
Operating in: United States (California)

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RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

AtomicOnline, LLC                                                                                                                                                                                                                11/2010 – Present

Content Writer/Photo Editor

·       Wrote copy about family travel, holidays and activities for multiple SheKnows.com City Guides

·       Selected photo content for City Guides and edited picture specifications with Adobe PhotoShop CS3 to meet site image requirements

·       Promoted live content via linking, social networking, tags, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and keywords

Demand Media                                                                                                                                                                                                                        9/2009 – Present

Studio Writer/Photo Editor

·       Wrote interior design, travel, party planning and education content for multiple websites including Travels.com, eHow.co.uk and the Travel section of USA Today

·       Pitched and wrote How-To article ideas for eHow.com

·       Searched photo databases for content-appropriate images and wrote accompanying captions

Burger King via Comedy Central                                                                                                                                                                                           7/2010 – 9/2010

Story Development/Scriptwriter                                                                                               

·       Developed multiple story concepts, synopses and treatments for Buger King webisode to accompany Comedy Central on-air spot

·       Composed multi-string story trees for “Choose Your Own Adventure” video plotlines

·       Wrote multiple drafts of spec scripts and co-edited final script approved by Comedy Central

Bunim/Murray Productions                                                                                                                                                                                                     3/2010 – 7/2010

Story Development Assistant

·       Developed content ideas for episode storylines and runners in story department meetings

·       Assisted Story Department in selecting interview bytes for upcoming episodes

·       Logged raw footage for reality shows – “Real World 24 – Back to New Orleans” and “Real World/Road Rules: Challenge”

SmallTown Productions                                                                                                                                                                                                          8/2009 – 8/2010

Development Assistant/Scriptwriter/Story Editor

·       Story edited short documentaries from Mini-DV raw footage for MyStoryInc.com

·       Developed series concept and wrote treatment for new travel-based reality TV series

·       Assisted with restructuring films in post, creating paper cuts used by the editors

·       Wrote scripts for shoots, web content and copy for various marketing promotions

·       Created vial outreach strategies for social network marketing plans

Nickelodeon Virtual Worlds Group                                                                                                                                                                                      9/2009 – 12/2009

Content Development Intern

·       Wrote copy for over 1500 backlogged site content to bring database current on Neopets.com

·       Tested PetPetPark.com for usability/user interface and quality assurance

·       Created detailed usability reports to increase efficiency for the game development department

·       Wrote daily Neopets Newsletter and assembled HTML code for site distribution

Hyde Park Entertainment                                                                                                                                                                                                       2/2009 –  6/2009

Development Intern

·       Wrote script and film coverage for development and sales departments

·       Rewrote existing loglines and synopses for projects in various stages of production

·       Created multiple submission entries for Cannes Film Festival 2009

·       Assembled International sales marketing materials for multiple productions

Warner Bros/Telepictures                                                                                                                                                                                                       9/2008 – 5/2009

Production Intern

·       Wrote blog content for TyraShow.com, momlogic.com and ExtraTV.com

·       Edited web content for on-staff writers

·       Logged raw footage for editors of video content

·       Marketed web content to maximize viral traffic to site, community and giveaways

·       Researched talent, web content, and art, for new information and accuracy verification

·       Created multimedia content using Final Cut Pro, Adobe Photoshop and Movable Type

·       Managed multiple vendors for product placement participation

COMPUTER PROFICIENCY

            PC                                                                                                                                        10 years

            Microsoft Office – PowerPoint, Word, Excel                                                                        10 years

            Movie Magic Screenwriter                                                                                                     7 years

            Mac                                                                                                                                       4 years

            Final Draft                                                                                                                             4 years

            Final Cut Pro                                                                                                                          1 year

            Adobe PhotoShop CS3                                                                                                          1 year

            Adobe Illustrator CS3                                                                                                             1 year

EDUCATION

Spalding University                                                                                                               2010           

MFA – Creative Writing

Genre I – Screenwriting; Genre II – Writing for Children & Young Adults

Wisconsin Lutheran College                                                                                                 2000

BFA

Major I – Communications; Major II – Psychology; Minor – Fine Arts

HONORS & AWARDS

            L.A. Comedy Shorts Screenwriting Competition; Prize-winning Finalist                                  2010

            NYC Midnight – 24 Hour Screenwriting Competition                                                               2010

                        Round I – 1st Place; Round II – Honorable Mention

            Assistant Editor for the Louisville Review                                                                                 2009

            Austin Film Festival Screenwriting Competition; Finalist                                                          2006

            American Zoetrope Screenwriting Competition; Semi-finalist                                                  2004

            Project Greenlight Screenwriting Competition; Top 50 Finalist                                                2003

            SCC Winter Film Festival; Best Editing – “Vivo Mortis”                                                            2000