Erica Jane Films
documenting the world through an open lens

Resume

Resume/Filmography

EDUCATION

 

San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

M.F.A. in Cinema, 2007

University of California, Davis, Davis, CA

B.A. in English Literature, Creative Writing emphasis, 2002

Minor in Dramatic Arts

Universidad de Santiago, Santiago, Chile, 2001

Studied Spanish/Chilean Literature, Theatre, Latin American Politics

University of California, Berkeley, London, England, 2000

Acting workshops during the summer sessions

Fluent in Spanish

 

SELECTED WORK EXPERIENCE

Producer/Editor, QS Labs, 2015-Current

In-House Producer/Editor for all media content surrounding all events for Quantifiedself.com. Content includes, but not limited to, conference seminars, Show&Tell Talks, documentaries and event trailers.

Producer/Editor, IMA Interactive, 2014-1015

Ongoing Producer and Editor for on-line commercials for various clients that include the national franchise COIT Cleaners and Atherton Appliance & Kitchens.  Producer/Editor for a series of 9 “Case Study” commercials for COIT Cleaners. Managed teams throughout the country to participate and execute the cleaning videos.

Producer, French Press Films, 2014

Produced a series of videos for Healthline.com. 

Creative Director/Co-Founder, Christopher Collins™ Collection, 2008-2013

Raised over $400K in funding and managed $500,000 in annual revenue selling to over 100 boutiques and department stores in USA and Canada. Oversaw sales, production, creative design, marketing & order processing. In addition, managed an intense production schedule that produced hundreds of styles 8 months per year in San Francisco. Christopher Collins™ Collection was a Gen ART recipient and a finalist for the CFDA Scholarship. Christopher Collins also received international exposure on Project Runway, Season 8. The collections showed in NYC Fashion Week, El Paseo Fashion Week, Birmingham Fashion Week and Hawaii Fashion Week. Published in multiple local and national publications such as Lucky Magazine, US Weekly, Shape Magazine, Women’s Wear Daily, SF Chronicle, 944 Magazine, Marin Magazine, Where Magazine. Dressed celebrities such as Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Jessica Alba and Sarah Jessica Parker.

Associate Producer, Studio B Films, 2005-2008

Freelance producer and editor for Studio B Films on numerous documentaries, corporate videos, and commercials

Transcriber, DocuCinema, 2002-2003 

Transcribed videos for "Mean Girls" for Discovery Health Channel. 

Reader, Mad Chance, 2002

Screened incoming scripts for a Warner Bros. production company. 

Journalist, Rocinante, 2001

Wrote stories in Spanish from a Gringa's perspective that were published in a political monthly magazine in Santiago, Chile. 

 

FILMOGRAPHY (selected)

Producer, “MOTHERLOAD”, 2019

MOTHERLOAD is a crowd-sourced film about how cargo bikes can save the world, directed by Liz Canning. Erica worked with Director on story concept, edit strategy and production.  Design/build website: motherloadmovie.com, managed shoots across the USA and managed fundraising plans. Lead on budgets and creating the production team.  

Co-Director/Editor, “We Are Blood”, 2018

'We Are Blood' is a short documentary that takes us on a rare intimate journey inside a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh.

Editor/Cinematographer, “A Perfect Note”, 2018

A short documentary about the iconic San Francisco restaurant, Cafe Jacqueline. The film highlights the consistent excellence and originality of this beloved old-school French bistro located in the heart of San Francisco’s North Beach area.

Director/Editor/Cinematographer, “We Are The International Institute of the Bay Area”, 2013

10-min documentary that profiles the IIBA through a naturalization ceremony.

Client: International Institute of the Bay Area

Editor/Cinematographer, “All God’s Children”, 2012

18-minute documentary that profiles some of the clients of Bayview Mission. Used as a second installment to “A Safe Haven.”

Producer: Phoebe Rubin

Client: Bayview Mission

Editor/Cinematographer, “A Safe Haven”, 2010

18-minute documentary that profiles Bayview Mission, a non-profit donation center that serves the residents of Bayview, San Francisco.

Producer: Phoebe Rubin

Client: Bayview Mission

Producer/Director/Editor, “Mobilize the Immigrant Vote”, 2009

20-minute documentary that follows multiple organizations educate and mobilize immigrants to vote in the 2008 Election Campaign.

Producer: See Change Evaluation

Client: Mobilize the Immigrant Vote (MIV) Coalition

Producer/Director/Editor, “Agents of Change”, 2008

20-minute documentary that analyzes how one of the poorest schools of Oakland on the brink of closer was saved. 

Producer: See Change Evaluation

Client: Catholic Charities

Writer/Director/Producer, “America’s Next Top Modder”, 2007

5-minute On-line Reality Series (10 episodes) that aired for 10 consecutive weeks on Gamepro.com and Intel.com. The series challenged 12 programmers and designers to compete for a chance to win cash, a computer and a dream job in the industry.

Client: IDG Entertainment/ Intel

Writer/Director/Producer, “PC Challenge”, 2006

On-line reality series that followed two teams take on a series of challenges in competition for a new computer.

Producer: IDG Entertainment

Client: Intel

Producer/Director/Editor, “The Happy Box”, 2005

A 13-minute documentary follows the life of a box in a Community Supported Agriculture program.

Producer: Erica Jane Films

Distribution: Lily Films, DVD Bonus feature of “The Future of Food” by Deborah Koons-Garcia

2nd Camera/Assistant Editor, "Chinese Couplets" , 2007

Director: Felicia Lowe

Associate Producer/Assistant Editor, "Singing the Milky Way", 2005-2006

Director: David Betz

FILM AWARDS

Awards:

Living Poets, 9 min, 16mm, color, 2005

Best Short Documentary, Sonoma Valley Film Festival, 2006

Best Short Documentary, Silver Lake Film Festival, 2006

Best Documentary, Documentary Film Institute Award, 2006

COMPUTER PROFICIENCY

Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro HD, AVID Express Pro, DVD Studio Pro, Photoshop, In Design, Microsoft Office, Quickbooks