Nathan Schemel

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nschemel@yccd.edu

Mass Communication Faculty, Yuba College
Marysville Campus, ,

Education

Master of Business Administration                   

California State University, Sacramento

Bachelor of Arts – Radio TV and Film (Film production emphasis)

California State University, Northridge

 

Production Experience

Big Table Media                                                         Sacramento, CA

Producer/Show Runner – Turf War                                2009-2011

  • Produced 25 episodes of a one-hour home improvement show, Turf War for the DIY and HGTV networks from pre-production through post-production
  • Project managed over 50 backyard makeovers for the national TV broadcast, including budgeting, approving designs, hiring subcontractors, and acquiring trades
  • Managed a production team of over 15 individuals – cameramen, sound technicians, support staff, lighting crew – and as many as 60 contractors and sub-contractors

 

Sacramento Kings/Maloof Sports and Entertainment         Sacramento, CA

Producer/Editor/Production Coordinator                      2004-2009

  • Produced over 250 hours of live television for House Party Live, the Sacramento Kings’ pre-game and post-game shows
  • Designed and constructed a studio set for the Kings’ away games
  • Developed show formats and created graphics
  • Produced and edited pre-taped segments for broadcast from pre-production to post-production
  • Interviewed basketball players, coordinated on-camera talent, guest spots, and live studio audiences for broadcast

 

Warner Bros.                                                                                             Burbank, CA

Script Production Assistant – Eve (sitcom)                                      2003-2004

  • Assisted with the production needs of a Warner Bros. sitcom, such as managing the audience, operating phones, distributing interoffice mail, and duplicating 
  • Coordinated with show writers to facilitate the numbering and distribution of scripts

 

Teaching Experience

Yuba College Yuba City, CA

Assistant Professor 2018-present

  • Adviser to the Yuba College Mass Comm Club
  • Courses taught: Electronic Movie Making, Field Video Production, Studio Video Production, Advanced Studio Production and Television Remote Production

Sacramento City College                                                             Sacramento, CA

Adjunct Professor                                                                         2007-present

  • Advisor of the Sac City Film Club
  • Responsible for the organizing the Intercollegiate 48 Hour Film Challenge 
  • Los Rios p-38 equivalency 
  • Courses taught: Introduction to Film, Film History, Film Production, Advanced Film Production, Diversity in American Film, Editing, Visual Effects and Advanced Visual Effects 

 San Joaquin Delta College Stockton, CA

Adjunct Professor 2017-present

  • Produce department promotional videos 
  • Courses taught: Introduction to Broadcasting/Electronic Media  and Media Performance

 

The Art Institute of California, Sacramento                             Sacramento, CA

Professor                                                                                       2007-2018

  • Chair of the admissions committee
  • Chair of the Next Talent Awards committee responsible for creating an annual event honoring exceptional students
  • Member of the library committee and faculty development committee 
  • Courses taught: Senior Project Pre Production, Senior Project Production, Senior Project Post-Production, Short Media Production. History of Motion Media, History of Animation, Survey of Film Production, Introduction to Film Production, Advanced Film Production, Introduction in Audio Production, Advanced Audio Production, Audio for Animation, Media Business Practices, Principles of Cinematography, Advanced Cinematography, Film Portfolio I, Film Portfolio II, Photo Portfolio I, Studio Production, Remote TV Production, Electronic Field Production, Commercial Production, Business of Photography, Introduction to Editing, Intermediate Editing, Advanced Editing, Broadcast Graphics I, Broadcast Graphics II, Bluray/DVD Production, Introduction to Photography,  Marketing for Photography, Marketing for Fashion, Office Systems, Accounting, Introduction to Finance, Economic Principles, Media and Entertainment Management, Talent Management, Event Management and Project Management 

 

Arts Management

Sacramento Film and Music Festival                                     Sacramento, CA

Festival Director                                                                            1999-present

  • Founded an annual international film and music festival for the City of Sacramento
  • Showcased over 1000 films from around the world
  • Booked over 40 musical acts and coordinated their live performances
  • Managed a dedicated volunteer staff while fostering enthusiasm for independent film and music
  • Developed messaging for advertising including radio, newspaper and TV

Solicited corporate sponsorships

DDA MediaTek at the Cannes Film Festival                                      Cannes, France

Personal Assistant – Public Relations Firm                                      2000-2003

  • Assisted two public relations executives
  • Collaborated with Variety Magazine in preparing their conference series
  • Managed the schedule for all interns and production assistants
  • Distributed press releases and collected all printed press for our clients

 

Affiliations/Memberships

·        Capital Film Arts Alliance – Board Member                   2011-present

·        Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Council – Board Member  2006-2008

·        Sacramento Film Group – Founding member                               1999-2006

 

Presentations                       

·        Access Sacramento - Short Film Production Workshop                                            April 2016, 2015, 2014                        

·        Capital Film Arts Alliance - Producing Workshop                                                    April 2015                                 

·        Video Industry Professionals - Editing in a Multicamera Environment                     April 2012                                      

 

Grants/Awards

·        Marketing and Entertainment Management - Award for Best Faculty                     June 2017

·        Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission - Arts Grant     August 2006    

 

Additional Training

·        B Street Theater – Core Acting and Scene Study            2011-2012

 

Class Schedule

ClassTime / Dates / DaysLocation
Title: Adv Studio Video Prod
Method: LAB04   Section: MCOMM-14-M3454
1:00PM to 3:50PM
01-24-2022 to 05-27-2022
TH
Bldg: 1100
Room: M-1158
Title: Adv Studio Video Prod
Method: LEC02   Section: MCOMM-14-M3454
1:00PM to 2:50PM
01-24-2022 to 05-27-2022
T
Bldg: 1100
Room: M-1158
Title: TV Remote Production
Method: LAB04   Section: MCOMM-17-M3455
9:00AM to 11:50AM
01-24-2022 to 05-27-2022
TH
Bldg: 1100
Room: M-1158
Title: TV Remote Production
Method: LEC02   Section: MCOMM-17-M3455
9:00AM to 10:50AM
01-24-2022 to 05-27-2022
T
Bldg: 1100
Room: M-1158
Title: Intro Elect. Media
Method: LEC72   Section: MCOMM-2-D9277
N/A
01-24-2022 to 03-23-2022
Bldg: ANET
Room: NET
Title: Beg TV Studio Prod
Method: LAB04   Section: MCOMM-4-M3453
1:00PM to 3:50PM
01-24-2022 to 05-27-2022
T
Bldg: 1100
Room: M-1158
Title: Beg TV Studio Prod
Method: LEC02   Section: MCOMM-4-M3453
1:00PM to 2:50PM
01-24-2022 to 05-27-2022
TH
Bldg: 1100
Room: M-1158
Title: Beg Audio Prod
Method: LAB04   Section: MCOMM-6-M3459
1:00PM to 3:50PM
01-24-2022 to 05-27-2022
F
Bldg: 1100
Room: M-1158
Title: Beg Audio Prod
Method: LEC02   Section: MCOMM-6-M3459
10:00AM to 11:50AM
01-24-2022 to 05-27-2022
F
Bldg: 1100
Room: M-1158