Gerald Martin Davenport, Director, Filmmaker, Webdesigner, Writer

Gerald Martin Davenport

A Creative Master

Post Office Box 1983 • Grass Valley, California 95945

(818) 653-3881 - mobile

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Gerald Martin Davenport | Work History Timeline

Company
Duties / Jobs
Dates
Location
 
*Present:
 
 

Multimedia Specialist

Company Artwork design, video production for social media and broadcast tv, website management and design.

Coded by hand, Maintain, and Manage ThatsByers.com, Byers Solar - Grass Valley, and Byers Solatube web presence.

November 3, 2014 - *present
Grass Valley, California

Putting your home movies and creating slide shows on DVD

October 2006 - *present
Grass Valley, California

Responsive, SEO, Website Design, maintenance, and administration.

  • DS Welding Frabrication
    • DS Welding & Fabrication | Daniel Silva | Mobile Welding | Grass Valley
  • Roger L. Jackson | Voice Actor
    • Voice Actor | Roger L. Jackson | MOJO JOJO | Ghostface
  • Gerald Davenport
    • My professional website.
  • Arch's Automotive Service and Smog
    • Automotive repair | auto repair | Grass Valley | Smog Inspection, for over 70 years.
  • Breckport Media Solutions
    • Brendan Brooks, Jim Heck, and Gerald Martin Davenport deliver quality High Definition Video, Responsive SEO Website Design, Interactive Kiosks, and print solutions for your business, organization, or personal needs.
  • Chardonnay Movie Official Web Site
    • A major endeavor into film making.
  • DVD Memories
    • Home Movies on DVD | Pictures to Disk | Slideshows | Photo Archiving
  • Davenportz
    • Family based information as well as Macintosh information
  • Aria Pictures
    • Independent Film and Video Production Company | Grass Valley
  • Sierra Custom Cutting
    • Manufacturing writing guides for low vision
  • THE GOLdEN TREE Official Web Site
    • The Official Web Site of the Historic Family Movie
  • World Next Door Music
    • World Next Door Music | ASCAP Music Publishing.  Music produced, written, and performed by Gerald Martin Davenport, Tim Wilson, Gerald Young, Geoffrey Hamilton, Ed Goforth.
2000 - *present
Grass Valley, California

Music composing, recording and mixing

  • Composed music and songs for Independent Films, TV Pilots, and industrial projects
  • Used Mac, MOTU, Protools, Roland 1680, and a plethora of musical instruments
1985 - *present
Grass Valley, California
Breckport Media Solutions
Grass Valley Chamber Commerce Member

Editor, Creative Director, Website Administrator and Designer

Delivering quality High Definition Video, Responsive SEO Website Design, Interactive Kiosks, and print solutions for your business, organization, or personal needs.

2012 - 2014
Grass Valley, California

TODAY
Aria Pictures
Breckport Media Solutions

Written, Directed, Director of Photography, and Produced by Brendan Brooks

Production Manager, Line Producer, First Assistant Director, Picture, Audio, and Effects Editor, post-production, and all Post-Artwork [poster, website, EPK].

For Nevada County TV's 2015 'Foothill Films' event.

Premiered at the Del Oro Theater in Grass Valley in October 2015.

Facebook page | Google Plus page

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May - September 2015
Smith Vineyard, Grass Valley, California, Private Residences in Nevada County, and Caroline's Coffe, Grass Valley, California.

The National Exchange
Aria Pictures
Breckport Media Solutions

Written & Produced by Bruce Bradley & Robert Stuckey

Production Manager, Director, Picture & Audio, and Effects Editor, post-production, and all Post-Artwork [poster, website, EPK].

For Nevada County TV's 2014 'Foothill Films' event.

Premiered at the Del Oro Theater in Grass Valley on October 6, 2014 to a crowd of 270 people.

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July - September 2014
National Hotel, Nevada City, California

Oberon's Gold
Aria Pictures
Breckport Media Solutions

Written & Produced by Bruce Bradley

Production Manager, Director, Picture & Audio, and Visual Effects Editor, post-production, and all Post-Artwork [poster, website, EPK].

For Nevada County TV's 2014 'Foothill Films' event.
Premiered at the Del Oro Theater in Grass Valley on October 6, 2014 to a crowd of 270 people.

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June - September 2014
National Hotel, Nevada City, California

Second Chance, Nevada County
Blue Heron Enterprises
Aria Pictures

Written by Donna Cobb

Picture & Audio Editor, post-production.

For Nevada County TV's 2014 'Foothill Films' event.
Premiered at the Del Oro Theater in Grass Valley on October 6, 2014 to a crowd of 270 people.

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August - September 2014
Nevada County, California
Kmart
Hardline Merchandiser
March - August 2013
Grass Valley, California

Petite Chardonnay
Aria Pictures
Double B Productions
Wandering Eye Media

Writer, Director, Picture, Audio, and Effects Editor, post-production, and all Post-Artwork [poster, website, EPK, and BTS Book].

August 4, 2012: Private Screening for 240 people at the Sierra Cinema Theater in Grass Valley, California.

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August 2011 - October 2012
Lucchesi Vineyard & Winery, Grass Valley, California
Double Oak Vineyard & Winery Nevada City, California

The Producer
Aria Pictures
Wandering Eye Media

Written & Produced by Dänna Wilberg

Director, Picture, Audio, and Effects Editor, post-production, Effect and Compositing Editor, and Post-Artwork.

Starring Victoria Goldblatt, Rob Tillitz, Jenyn Darnell, Briahna Carter, Jay C. Reddic, and G August K.

For Access Sacramento and their film festival “A Place Called Sacramento” 2012

Premiered at the Crest Theater in Sacramento on October 7, 2012 to a crowd of 650 people.

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May 2012 - October 2012
Sacramento & Eldorado Hills, California

THE CHOICE

Capital Arts & Entertainment with Aria Pictures

Written & Directed by Mark Hoffman

Picture & Audio Editor

Starring Marc Gardner and Dawn Price Setters

Premiered at the LifeFest 5x5 Film Festival.

Won best use of Prop, Best Actress, and Best Picture at the 5x5 LifeFest May 5, 2012

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April 2012
Meadow Vista, California

IF WE REALLY LOVED EACH OTHER
Aria Pictures
Capital Arts & Entertainment
Ignoble 42 Films

Directed by Vincent D. Miles

Picture and Audio Editor

Premiered at the Crocker Museum in Sacramento, California in April 2012 — a 48 hour film festival movie done for the Sacramento International Film Festival.

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March 30 - April 1 2012
Sacramento, California

the WATERING hole
Aria Pictures
Double B Productions

Writer, Director, Picture, Audio, and Effects Editor, post-production, and all Post-Artwork [poster, dvd design, website].

For Access Sacramento and their film festival “A Place Called Sacramento” 2011

Premiered at the Crest Theater in Sacramento on October 2, 2011 to a crowd of 800 people.

Won “PRODUCERS' CHOICE” award.

October 2012: Won a W.A.V.E. Award

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January 2011 - October 2011
the Cedar Room
Sacramento, California

BUDDIES
Aria Pictures
Double B Productions
Wandering Eye Media

Written & Directed by Judith Plank

1st AD, Picture, Audio, and Effects Editor, post-production, and all Post-Artwork [poster, dvd design, website].

For Access Sacramento and their film festival “A Place Called Sacramento” 2011

Premiered at the Crest Theater in Sacramento on October 2, 2011 to a crowd of 800 people.

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June 2011 - October 2011
Sacramento, California

President: Demos, speaker, discussions, helper, and listener.

February 2010 - July 2011
Nevada City

AN IGNOBLE CAPER
Aria Pictures
Capital Arts & Entertainment
Ignoble 42 Films

Directed by Vincent D. Miles

Picture, Audio, and Effects Editor, post-production, and DVD author

Premiered at the Crocker Museum in Sacramento, California in April 2011 — a 48 hour film festival movie done for the Sacramento International Film Festival.

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April 2011
Sacramento, California
SLAMMED FAN tv Pilot
Dan Nelson Films
Camera Operator and Editor
April 2011
Sacramento, California

THE GOLdEN TREE: 42 minute version
Aria Pictures
Double B Productions

Writer, Director, Picture, Audio, and Effects Editor, post-production, DVD author, and all Post-Artwork [poster, flyer, dvd design, website].

Premiered at the Del Oro Theater in Grass Valley, California on February 5, 2011 to a crowd of 260 people.

October 2010 - March 2011
Grass Valley, California & Sacramento, California
Camera operator / set up and break down
February 2010 - February 2011
Grass Valley, California

THE GOLdEN TREE: 10 minute version
Aria Pictures
Double B Productions

Writer, Director, Picture, Audio, and Effects Editor, post-production, and all Post-Artwork [poster].

For Access Sacramento and their film festival “A Place Called Sacramento” 2010

Premiered at the Crest Theater in Sacramento on October 3, 2010 to a crowd of 800 people.

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May 2009 - October 2010
Grass Valley, California & Sacramento, California

Treasure Chest of South Sacramento
Aria Pictures
Double B Productions

Written & Produced by Guy Pace

Co-Director and Co-Camera with Brendan Brooks.

For Access Sacramento and their film festival “A Place Called Sacramento” 2010

Premiered at the Crest Theater in Sacramento on October 3, 2010 to a crowd of 800 people.

July - August 2010
Sacramento, California
March 6, 2010
Downtown Grass Valley
Volunteer: Runner and greeter.
For Nevada County Wine Association's Grape Affair.
September 12, 2009
Loma Rica Ranch: 12190 Loma Rica Drive, Grass Valley.

Detective A
Aria Pictures

Picture, Audio, and Effects Editor, composer, audio, post-production, all Artwork, and DVD author for “Detective A”

For Access Sacramento and their film festival “A Place Called Sacramento”

Won “Best Technical Achievement” award.

Premiered at the Crest Theater in Sacramento on October 4, 2009 to a crowd of 600 people.

May - October 2009
Grass Valley, California & Sacramento, California
Bottler and grape picker
September - November 2009
North San Juan, California
Franza Enterprises, Inc.
Office, Phones, Filing, Computers, Organization, Measurements, Proposals, Seal Coating, and Paving
March 2007 - May 2, 2008
Grass Valley, California

Paint
Aria Pictures

Writer, Director, Editor, Composer, and all Artwork for a 20 minute movie about paintball.

Premiered at the Odd Fellows Lodge in Grass Valley in 2005 to a crowd of 90 people.

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October 2005 - March 2006
Grass Valley, California

Dan Nelson Films & Kristian Gabriel Films

Editor: Avid

  • 15 behind the scene interviews of cast and crew
May 2008 - 2010
Grass Valley, California
Bitney College Prep High School
Teacher for Web Development Elective
August 2007 - March 2008
Grass Valley, California
Beam Easy Living Center
Installer: Security Systems, Whole House Vacuums, and Home Theatre systems
2 weeks in October 2006
Grass Valley, California
Preserva Wood/Rush
Stain Mixer
3 weeks in September 2005
Auburn, California

Camera Man & Editor

through Video Symphony & Kevin Church

  • Love Dolls Superstar Fully Realized: BTS World Premier
  • recorded at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood, California.
2005
Burbank, California
Post Production School for Film & TV
October 2004 - June 2005
Burbank, California
California State University Chico
Student
September 2003 - June 2004
Chico, California
UPS
Package Loader and Unload (PT)
Seasonal Oct - Dec 2003
Grass Valley, California
Grass Valley Group
Shipping / Receiving
Nov 2002 - Jan 2003
Nevada City, California
Student
January 2001 - June 2004
Grass Valley & Rocklin, California
Booklegger
Shipping / Receiving
June 2001 - August 2001
Grass Valley, California
Shipping / Receiving
July 2000 - March 2001
Grass Valley, California
Moule Paint & Glass
Glazier, window, mirror, and shower enclosure installer
April - July 2000
Grass Valley, California
Bud Plant Comic Art
Shipping / Receiving, inventory, warehouse, and more
March 1995 - March 2000
Grass Valley, California
Grass Valley Group
Shipping / Receiving
March 1994 - March 1995
Nevada City, California
Grocery Outlet: Placerville
Manage / Forklift / Freight
August 1993 - March 1994
Placerville, California
Grocery Outlet: Vacaville
Store Manager / Forklift / Freight / Ordering
February - August 1993
Vacaville, California
Grocery Outlet: Grass Valley
Store Manager / Forklift / Freight / Ordering
February 1990 - February 1993
Grass Valley, California
Vegas Unlimited
Party organizer, pit boss, games dealer, and more
1990 - 1994
Grass Valley, California
Company Manager: Receptionist, party organizer, pit boss, games dealer, and more
1988 - 1990
Riverside, California
One Stop Super Market
Freight & cashier
1984 - 1988
Grass Valley, California
Best Products
Order Picker / Stocker
1983 - 1984
City of Industry, California
Nevada Union High School
Student
1979 - 1983
Grass Valley, California

Education

School
Location
Major
Dates
Degree/Diploma
GPA
Burbank, California
Film & TV Post-production Trade School
2004 - 2005
Certificates of completion
  • Avid, Adobe After Effects, Final Cut Pro, and Photoshop CS
  • Effects, OMF export / import, project management
  • Digitizing, cut to tape, media management
4.0
California State University Chico, Department of Computer Science
Chico, California
Computer Science
2003 - 2004
in progress
3.5
Grass Valley & Rocklin, California
General Studies & Liberal Arts, Computers
2001 - 2003
2 AA 's
  • General Education with an emphasis on Computer Science
  • Tutored Music, Programming, and Math
  • Black Jack game called “Ace Ten” written in C
    • Specializing in pointers within pointers
    • Received extra credit for it and sold a few copies
3.8
Nevada Union High School
Grass Valley, California
GE, Computers, Music
1979 - 1983
Diploma
  • I worked in the attendance office my Junior and Senior year of High School at Nevada Union
  • I was the first Student-Of-The-Month at Nevada Union in 1982
2.5