Film Production Intern, Rough & Tumble Films (producer Brian Udovich. IWU class of 1998)
Los Angeles CA, Summer 2012 (and Fall ‘12 remotely from campus)
Appraised and analyzed screenplays and provided constructive criticism and notes
Conducted research to aid in the development of a home invasion feature film
Extracted data relating to major film festivals and compiled data into reports utilizing
Collected data pertaining to various distribution channels and assessed findings
Evaluated various methods of financing independent feature films
Performed general office duties, such as answering phones, greeting guests, general
office maintenance, etc.
Through Hart Career Center Director Warren Kistner, Paturi was introduced to Brian
Udovich ’98, co-owner of Rough and Tumble Films.
“It just so happened Brian was looking for interns when I contacted him, we had an
interview on the spot, he decided to take a chance on me and I was in L.A. two weeks
later,” said Paturi.
While interning, Paturi worked as a production assistant for the Udovich-produced
film We Gotta Get Out of This Place, which premiered at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival and won the Audience
Award at the American Film Institute Fest.
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