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Whit Scott

Average rate
$45/hour
  • Joined November 2015

Whit Scott is a filmmaker, editor, digital and social media storyteller, crowdfunding consultant, and pun master.

  • Portland, OR, United States
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Whit Scott
Portland, OR, United States

Worked with

Availability

Seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends

Commitment

  • Can work 30hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1-3 months

Services

Categories

Paid Advertising Growth Content Community Strategy

Experience

Summary

My career began with the TV series "The Bachelor", followed by various film jobs around the SF until joining Seesmic as a Video Producer. Next I produced a film called Rolled. For the last 4 years I have consulted on dozens of crowdfunding campaigns.

Work history

Founder
Consultant to independent businesses and artists attempting to finance their projects through crowd-funding.
Writer, Producer, Director
Wrote, directed, and produced the documentary film "Rolled". Successfully planned and executed crowd-funding campaign via Kickstarter, raising $35K in 30 days for the film's budget. Sold film on iTunes, Hulu, XBOX Marketplace, Google Play, and Target.
Producer, Content Creator, Editor
Produced all video content for San Francisco-based tech start-up, including: Daily web show about technology, start-ups, and online branding.
Digital & Online Strategist
Oversaw development of show's online presence including website/content development, social media strategy, and promotional marketing partnerships (Pringles, FRS Energy Drink).

Portfolio

Video Production

I have created several hundred videos from a daily tech show, to comedic viral videos with hundreds of millions of views. I have 12 years of experience working from start to finish, writing, filming, and editing all sorts of content.

Crowdfunding Consultant.

Consultant to independent businesses and artists attempting to finance their projects through crowd-funding. This includes marketing, community building, and social media campaign management.

Digital/ Online Strategist

Oversaw development of TV show's (Late Night Republic) online presence including website/content development, social media strategy, and promotional marketing partnerships (Pringles, FRS Energy Drink). I have also done this for countless crowdfunding campaigns.

Seesmic: Producer, Video Editor

Produced all video content for San Francisco-based tech start-up, including: Daily web show about technology, start-ups, and online branding. Video content for CNN of the World Economic Forum. Conference video for LeWeb (Paris)

Fiesta Movement

Agent for Ford motor company's "Fiesta Movement". Created content for Ford to help market their Fiesta in North America.

Education

Accreditations

University of San Francisco
Media Studies/ Film

Skills

Skills

networking communication Leadership Interpersonal skills community building storytelling Problem-solving abilities Team work/ Team building puns

Tools

Final Cut Pro text expander Photoshop Light Room Mail Chimp Square Space YouTube Google AdWords Adroll Basecamp Facebook Advertising Facebook Insights Twitter Advertising Google Analytics

Interests

Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Entertainment Kids & Parenting Media PR & Communications Photography Science Tech Travel

What I read

Wired Magazine, Sunset Magazine, The Atlantic, New York Times, Parenting Blogs, Construction and carpentry, and filmmaking blogs.

Side projects

The Fiesta Movement. The World Economic Forum. Le Web Conference in Paris. Photography at SXSW. Sally Ride Science Festivals. Major DIY Home improvement projects, including filming and photography of the projects.

Ideal team

I love working with all sorts of people. I don't have a preference in group sizes. I prefer working with people who believe that work is supposed to be fun and not overly serious.