Jocelyn MahittipongseCalifornia Film Connection

EDUCATION     University of San Diego                                                                                           2000

                        Master of International Business Administration


                              University of California, San Diego                                                                                                     1992

                              Bachelor of Science:  Bioengineering/Premed

                              Minor:  Psychology and Philosophy


EXPERIENCE      Founder & CEO                                                                                                    2013 – Present


                              Fanatic Films Productions, San Diego, California


   · Retrieves the films right or option when promising materials are discovered

   · Develops financial strategies to get scripts into productions


   · Oversees all phases of development in pre-production, shoot, and post-production


   · Strategizes plan for films festivals


   · Collaborates with other producers and directors


                                 · Manages casts & crews in pre-production, during shoot, and post-production


                                 · Promotes films for domestic & international sales


Founder & CEO                                                                                                Nov.’02 – Present


                              JSM BodyWork, Inc., San Diego, California


   · Introduces and educates public of the benefits of Thai massage & reflexology


                                 · Promotes Thai massage to corporate clients at health fair events


                                 · Manages payrolls and cash flow of the business


                                 · Plans and grows market share


                                 · Builds customers relation and supervises management & employees


Research Associate                                                                                  Jan.’01 – Sept.’ 2001


                              Insight Capital Research & Management, Walnut Creek, California


                                 · Analyzed and researched equity


   · Attended investment conferences


   · Presented investment ideas


   · Planned economic summit and provided portfolio managers with investment strategy


Investment Analyst Intern                                                                                      2000 – 2001


                              Nicholas Applegate Capital Management, San Diego, California


   · Performed investment research analysis


                                 · Met with various companies management preparing for IPO


                                 · Met with Wall Street analysts


Research Associate                                                                                                1993 - 1999


                              AVANIR Pharmaceuticals, San Diego, California


   · Performed quality assurance tests to validate clinical trial products for anti-viral and anti-


      inflammatory activities


   · Evaluated the effectiveness of the drugs used in basic research


   · Analyzed data and made recommendations for improved experimental design


   · Verify New Drugs Application documents for FDA approval


Research Associate                                                                                                 1992 - 1993


                              Medical Biology Institute, San Diego, California


                                 · Determined free fatty acids in human serum using spectrofluorometer


                                 · Standardized protocols for the lab


                                 · Performed animal research experiments


Teaching Assistant                                                                                                  1988 - 1992


                              University of California, San Diego


                                 · Interacted one-on-one with students during office hours


                                 · Proctored exams and evaluated students’ performance


   · Organized review sessions and tutored students in small groups




SKILLS     Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively




References are available upon request.





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15th Lessons with Aimee SchoofPosted by Jocelyn Mahittipongse on 2014-03-21

Date of Session:  12/09/13 Time In:  12:30 pm Time Out:  3:00 pm Lesson #:  Fifteen What was learned? Pre-production:  (Most important part of the movie!) Must have the script lock & financing in place for Pre-production to take place Step #1: Prepare the budget Prepare a preliminary schedule Send out ‘location scout’ – may take a week to a month to find & lock down the location for the movie => Initial Scout by:  Producer, Director, DP, & Production Designer! Finalize on locations (recommended by ‘location scout’) with department heads – have 1 or 2 day to decide! Step #2: Location is signed and rented (by Producer) Hire location manager (by Producer) Jobs of Location Manager: Security, parking, portable toilets Establish source of electricity alongside the gaffer (aka lighting engineer) Liaison between the producer and the owner of the location Responsible for ensuring that both the production’s and location’s requirements & obligations are met Step #3: Hire Line Producer or Unit Production Manager (or UPM) Jobs of Line Producer or UPM:  (Most anal person on the crew!) Take care of all logistics Contact vendors, rental houses, and crew Step #4:  (Taking care of Talent and the Keys) Producer hires Casting Director Producer hires Director Actors-oriented vs... Read More >>