Vanessa Younts  DBA Vanessa The Vivacious Productions
Text/ Call(214) 794-1410 (txt preferred)

Freelance Experience:
October 2023 - Akino Fitness
Videography & Branding Consult Services
October 2023 - Location Shoot: 
Glam House Haunted House, Dallas TX
August 2022 - Current: Managing Director 
 Are You Happy DocuSeries
Summer 2021 - Current - Head Of Production/ Production Manager
Happy Productions
February 2022 - Current: Are You Happy Podcast Exec. Producer & Host 
 Are You Happy Podcast 
January 2022 - August 2022: Managing Director & Contributing Visual Journalist
 Are U Happy DocuSeries
May 2022 - Freelance Camera Operator for Multi-Cam Production
Texas Boys Choir 75th Anniversary / Gracepoint Media Freelance
April 2022 - Freelance Director, Multi-Cam Production 
KJ Dance 2022 - Gracepoint Media Freelance
Feb 2022 - Freelance Capture Technician
NCA Allstar Championships 2022 Dallas
January 2022 -  Freelance Podcast Audio Engineer
Emerging Life Coaching, Janelle Anderson
December 2021 - March 2022 Webmaster, Copy Editor, Creative Consultant
SteppsMD LLC
December 2020 - March 2022 Freelance Contributing Blog Writer
Gal Media Creative LLC | PremiereGal
March 2020 - December 2022 Video Production
North Lake Productions, Irving TX
May 2018 to Current - Video Editor,  Content Creator, Exec. Program Director
Coppell Community Orchestra

Future Slated Work:
Branca Room Presents "Life Behind The Bar W/ Vanessa The Vivacious - (Director/Producer) (2023)
I AM KATE Documentary (Currently in Production 2023)
"I Like You Just The Way You Are" Documentary: Director ( Fall 2023)
"Finding My Tribe"  Documentary ( 2024/25)
Untitled: A Social Commentary & Indictment Of The Dysfunctional US Education System (2026/2027)

Affiliations & Brand Ambassadorships 
Adobe Affiliate Program
Are You Happy Documentary & Docu-series
Envato Elements 
Epidemic Sound
Jan 2021 Adobe Premiere Pro Speech To Text Early Access Program (Beta Tester)
August 2023 - Adobe Firefly Early Access Program (Beta Tester)
May 2020 to Dec 2020 - Junior Video Editor, Blog Writer, Copy Editor - Gal Media Creative LLC
Edited promo teaser videos for Premiere Gal Brand for Instagram & Facebook
 utilizing Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects and Adobe Photoshop.       
- Contributing Writer & Ghost Writer for Premiere Gal blog. Copy Writer for PremiereGal

Volunteer Work
  Dec 2017 - Current: Board of Directors, Coppell Community Orchestra
As President and Executive Program Director, I am both an administrator and spokesperson.
 I act as the liaison to the City Of Coppell on behalf of this Arts program.  In addition, I produce
 and edit all digital content for graphics, commercials, video reels, and promotions.

May 2002 - Feb 2004 - Volunteer Coord., Exec. Board - Lone Star Intl. Film Festival
Responsibilities included designing graphics for volunteer informational flyers
Coordinating all volunteer schedules and databases for the entire festival.
Directing VIPs to designated theaters, conferences, and special events. 

Tools & Gear Arsenal:
Software: PremierePro, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Express
InDesign, PremiereRush, Adobe Capture, PSXpress, Media Encoder, Adobe Audition
Adobe Lightroom, Canva, Wordpress, Wix, Weebly
Gear: Canon XA 45 Pro Vid Camera, Iphone 13 Pro Max, Rode Condenser Mic, 
Rode Wireless Go II (2 set, wireless & wired lav set)
Rodecaster Pro set up with 2 mic option for podcasts
Envato Elements, Film Impact Effects, Rode Pod Mics w/ Arms (2)

Education & Skills:
Aug 2002 - Sept 2004 - Texas Christian University, Fort Worth TX
Area of study: Radio-TV-Film
Jan 2020 to June 2024 - Dallas College - Irving TX
Area of Study: Video Technology
Languages: English (fluent), Spanish (casual)
Previously Licensed (10 yrs) Property & Casualty License - TX, CO, NM
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