Nkosi Roma
Resume


Professional Summary

Passionate and resourceful Director specializing in dramatic character-driven films. Collaborative visionary directing every creative aspect from development to post-production. Intuitive storyteller guiding actors' performances and onscreen visuals.


Skills

Interpersonal Communication Flexible & Adaptable Directing Team Leadership Critical Thinking

Producing Planning and Coordination Creative Vision Screenwriting Project Management Lighting

Camera Operating Data Management Photography Editing


Experience


Executive Producer | Head of Development, Colorado Film Co. – 06/2021-Present

Oversee development of all incoming projects, including narrative, documentary, and branded content. Utilize skills as a producer to manage project timeline and budget. Communicate unique ideas and direct productions on set through to delivery.


Production Designer, Surprise Party Short Film, Broomfield, CO – 06/2021-07/2021

Coordinated with Producers, Director, and Cinematographer to create a color palette, make decisions on locations and wardrobe, as well as determine a cohesive film world tone and aesthetic for the film. Sourced props and furniture items, transformed existing locations and rooms into accurate time settings and areas for the film. 


Producer | Director | DP| Editor , Trust Ben: Pilot; Greeley, CO – 03/2020-03/2020

Develop project with Client from conception to delivery according to desired social impact and creative vision. Employ production team, coordinate schedule with talent, crew, and locations. Execute shoot days on budget and schedule. Oversaw post-production activities by performing editing, color corrections and motion graphic design, guaranteeing high production value.


Director | DP, Red Rose Music Video; Boulder, CO – 03/2020-04/2020

Completed pre-production planning such as setting budgets, hiring crew and cast members and obtaining permits. Determined ideal film locations, attained permits and planned shots to achieve intended results. Checked lighting and composition of each scene and made adjustments to meet needs. Oversaw post-production activities by performing editing, color corrections and motion graphic design, guaranteeing high production value.


Director of Photography, Honorable Film LLC; St Louis, MO – 07/2020-09/2020

Analyzed the screenplay, characters and story structure to decide on visual approach with Director. Collaborated with colleagues to find creative solutions to problems facing 12-member team, including location changes and technical challenges. Read and understood scripts, created shot lists and location plans. Planned shoots, including number and type of cameras, angles and lighting requirements. Checked lighting and composition of each scene and made adjustments to meet needs. Operated camera to film all required scenes.


Director | DP, Just Friendz Music Video; St Louis, MO – 05/2020-06/2020

Completed pre-production planning such as setting budgets, hiring crew and cast members and obtaining permits. Determined ideal film locations, attained permits and planned shots to achieve intended results. Checked lighting and composition of each scene and made adjustments to meet needs. Oversaw post-production activities by performing editing, color corrections and motion graphic design, guaranteeing high production value.


Writer | Director, Last Call Short Film; St Louis, MO – 11/2019-12/2019

Formatted screenplays into usable scripts. Storyboarded screenplays and scripts based on production ideas. Scheduled filming days and weekends, from pre-production meetings to final edits. Motivated actors to produce best dramatic performance through blocking and directing. Oversaw post-production process, including editing, special effects, music selection and performance's overall tone


Creative Director, The Block Church; Edwardsville, IL – 09/2019-09/2020

Oversaw all creative operations of the business including video, photo, graphic design, and social media. Collaborated with management, technical crew members and fellow supervisors to organize efficient operations and achieve demanding schedule targets. Wrote and evaluated scripts to identify creative strategies and resource needs for effective production. Determined ideal film locations, attained permits and planned shots to achieve intended results. Performed post-production work, including assembling raw material, editing sound and sequences and providing final product within time and budget constraints.


Writer | Director/Producer, Return To Sender - Short Film; Denver, CO – 05/2018-08/2018

Scheduled filming days and weekends, from pre-production meetings to final edits. Chose locations for films to be shot, including setting individual scenes, camera angles and gestures used by actors. Motivated actors to produce best dramatic performance through blocking and directing. Oversaw post-production process, including editing, special effects, music selection and performance's overall tone. Collaborated with composers to decide on musical scores and select music for final film.


Education

Aims Community College – Associates Degree, 2016