Volunteer List

(In alphabetical order by last name)


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Wil benoit

Training: Studio camera, studio audio, studio directing

Experience: In the Belly of the Beast - directing, camera, editing

Work Interest: Studio camera, studio audio, studio directing, field camera, studio character generator, advanced directing

Topic Interest:

Availability: weekdays, evenings, weekends: I have mondays and tuesdays off from work, then I work 12 pm-11 pm Wednesday-sunday.


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Robert Cabeca

Training: Studio camera, Studio audio, Studio directing and Field camera

Experience: I have not worked on any projects but I am eager to get started helping out any way I can.

Work Interest: Studio camera, Studio audio, Studio directing and Field camera

Topic Interest: I would be interested in assisting with any kind of program

Availability: I am available any time Wednesday and Thursday. Any other day after 7pm.


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Frank Carroll

Training: Studio camera, studio audio, studio directing, field camera, studio character generator

Experience: Pachios on the News, Derry Rundlett Show, Haskell from the House, Mainely Vets, Lighthouse Jubilees, Baldacci on Business and Global Connections

Work Interest: studio camera, studio audio, field camera, studio character generator.

Topic Interest: No preference

Availability: Anytime but prefers not too early in the morning.


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Roy Cogswell

Training: Studio camera, field camera, studio character generator, studio directing, studio audio

Experience: Derry Rundlett Show, Pachios on the News, Haskell from the House, Mainely Vets, Lighthouse Jubilees, Turnstyle Thursday, Meet the Hosts, Baldacci on Business, Poet’s Café and Global Connections

Work Interest: studio camera, field camera, studio character generator

Topic Interest: No preference

Availability: Anytime


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Dave Courtney

Training: Certified for studio camera, studio audio, field camera, (Directing not so much)

Experience: Field shoots for Maine Health, Writers Alliance, Oceanside Conservation Trust of Casco Bay ... Studio Camera operator

Work Interest: Field camera, documentary still photography

Topic Interest: At this point, i'm most interested in the location shoots.

Availability: I have a flexible schedule but mostly weekdays are best for me.


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Brian Delaney

Training: studio camera, studio audio, studio directing, field camera, studio character generator, advanced directing. I also can do some editing

Experience: Global Connections – Director, Editing, Lighting, Audio (Current productions); All Things Bike – Director, Lighting (Current productions); Perspectives – Director, Studio Camera; Figure it out – Director, Editing, Lighting. Field Camera, Field Audio, Studio Audio; 15 Minutes – Director, Field Camera, Studio Camera, Studio Audio, Field Audio, Lighting, Stills, Editing; Strimling on the Street – Studio Camera, Field Camera; Lighthouse Jubilees – Studio Camera; Utsava Ritualis – Studio Audio, Participant; Derry Rundlett Show – Studio Camera, Studio Audio; Pachios On the News – Studio Camera, Studio Audio; Spins – Field Camera, Field Audio, Editing; PMC Telethon – Director, Studio Camera; Portland Public Library’s Literary Lunch – Field Camera; Meet the Hosts – Studio Camera; Journey to Mars – Director, Studio Audio; Rooftop Sonata – Director, Studio Audio, Editing; PSA for Avesta Housing – Production Assistant

Work Interest: studio camera, studio audio, studio directing, field camera, studio character generator, advanced directing

Topic Interest: Try me

Availability: Available Monday’s until 5:00pm, Not Available on Tuesdays. Available Wed – Friday after 5:00pm, Available weekends. If it is a project I am really interested in with enough notice I can make myself available anytime except Monday and Tuesdays between 5:00 and 7:30. Also I work right across the street so I sometimes can fill in if you have a crew no-show on weekdays.


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Denise Dimitre

Training: Studio camera, field camera, studio character generator, editing

Experience: Derry Rundlett Show, Haskell from the House, Mainely Vets, Lighthouse Jubilees, Portland House Club, Meet the Hosts, library and university lectures and Global Connections

Work Interest: studio camera, field camera, editing

Topic Interest: No preference

Availability: Anytime


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Stephen Conicelli

Training: Studio audio, studio camera, editing, studio directing

Experience: "All Things Bike", "Figure It Out", "PMC Telethon 2018"

Work Interest: Editing, Studio directing, Advanced directing

Topic Interest: Not specified

Availability: Mon-Tue: Off/Wed-Fri: Available until 7:00pm/Sat-Sun: Available until 3:00pm (IMPORTANT: My schedule may be changing in September)


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Bridget Conlogue

Training: Studio Camera and Studio Directing

Experience: I worked with Mainely Veterans and Perspectives.

Work Interest: I’m interested in whatever equipment I’m qualified for

Topic Interest: I’m fine volunteering for anything. I joined PMC to meet folks and get hands on experience.

Availability: My schedule changes weekly, which makes it hard to coordinate anything. If I work, I tend to work in the evenings starting at 5:30, but there are also days I work in the morning. Unfortunately I would have no concrete way to give you my availability, but I tend to work 4-5 shifts a week.


 
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Lisa Devin

Training: Studio camera, field camera, studio character generator

Experience: The Telethon and Turnstyle Thursday

Work Interest: Studio camera, field camera, studio character generator

Topic Interest: Any music show including & especially Christmas shows

Availability: Weekdays, evenings, weekends but no Sundays


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Cristina Escobar

Training: Studio directing, studio camera

Experience: Directed the Root House Event

Work Interest: Interested primarily in studio directing, field camera, and editing.

Topic Interest: Open to various types of projects

Availability: Varied availability


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Alex Evans

Training: Trained in general studio course: camera and directing

Experience: No projects as of yet

Work Interest: Interested in any/all positions

Topic Interest: Willing to help with any type of show

Availability: Availability is open with prior notice except Wednesday and Sunday



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H. Matthew Francis

Training: Studio camera

Experience: Various studio projects doing camera, as well as producer and host of Diversity Dignified and End The Stigma

Work Interest: Studio Camera

Topic Interest: I am open to any.

Availability: Very flexible- evenings mainly.


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Dorothy Bergen-Harvey, in Credits: Dl Harvey

Training: Studio camera, studio directing,

Experience: None yet

Work Interest: Studio camera, studio audio, studio directing, field camera, studio character generator, advanced directing: content, collaboration, research, interviewing,camera, director, writer

Topic Interest: I'm open to opportunities.

Availability: Monday & Tues 9:30-2:30. Wednesday 2pm til Midnight. Fridays 9:30-2:30 which alternates with weeks where I'm available Tuesday night til Sunday 6:30pm. Except Thursdays when I have 2 classes. So, this weekend I am free till Sunday 6:30. Next weekend my availability is limited to Friday 2:30pm.


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Aravind Kancherla

Training: Studio camera, studio audio, studio directing, field camera

Experience: Cultural Acoustic Night Root House

Work Interest: Studio camera, studio directing, field camera

Topic Interest: Any

Availability: Weekends + during the week, evenings


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Patrick Kiruhura

Training: I was certified at PMC to do: studio camera, studio audio, studio directing

Experience: The projects that I have worked on at PMC is Culture Acoustic Night

Work Interest: I am interested in doing: studio camera, studio audio

Topic Interest: Any

Availability: Weekdays, evenings, weekends


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Kate Manahan

Training: Studio camera, studio directing

Experience: None yet

Work Interest: studio camera, studio audio, studio directing, field camera, advanced directing

Topic Interest: Interviews, Events, social sciences, immigrant issues, non-profit support, other.

Availability: Weekdays, evenings, weekends are all possible presently. I am more flexible right now than usual, as I am between jobs. If I schedule ahead I can often work around the times I am in the studio.


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Japhet Murenzi

Training: I have been trained to perform and have been doing these tasks including but not limited to studio camera, studio audio, studio directing, field camera

Experience: Studio camera for the Telethon, Field Camera for African Gala

Work Interest: Studio camera, studio audio, mostly in studio directing, field camera, studio character generator, advanced directing

Topic Interest: Any program depending on my available below

Availability: I am mostly available evenings, weekends.


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Mihku Paul

Training: Studio Camera and Studio Directing

Experience: Studio camera for an interview show and a play

Work Interest: Studio Directing, Studio Camera **would also like to host/interview

Topic Interest: Any program that I am a good fit for. Particularly interested in narrative work for the stage, interviews and short documentary.

Availability: Weeknights (No Wednesdays right now), Also Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday mornings, some weekends


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Vicky Poole

Training: Studio camera, studio audio, studio directing, field camera, studio character generator

Experience: I've directed Alexandra's Marketing show a few times, I directed, did CG and audio for several shows during the telethon, I've directed the drum circle 2 or 3 times and I've been camera 1 or 2 for several music shows

Work Interest: I'll do anything but probably like studio directing the best

Topic Interest: I don't really have a preference, but I'm less interested in the music shows than the other types

Availability: I'm available evenings (except Mondays) and weekends.


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dean Raymond

Training: In studio camera, studio audio, studio directing, field camera, studio character generator, and editing.

Experience: I am grateful to have had the opportunity to assist on the production of “Meet the Hosts”, “Global Connections “, “ All Things Bike”, “Mainely Vets”, “ Perspectives”, “Songfest”, and the about to be resumed “Happenings, Portland “.

Work Interest: I am more than happy to help in any capacity including: studio camera, studio audio, studio directing, field camera, studio character generator, advanced directing, and editing. If I’m available then I am willing.

Topic Interest: I am open to any and all.

Availability: My availability fluctuates from week to week and given enough notice I can often make it happen.


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Joshua Riddle

Training: I am trained/certified to use the studio camera, studio audio, and be a studio director.

Experience: I've worked on Global Connections, PPL Literary Lunches + Author Talks, Various Community Theater Productions

Work Interest: I am interested in running studio camera and field camera. Once I become more familiar with the other roles I will be comfortable volunteering for them.

Topic Interest: I'd like to help out on documentaries, news programs, and other educational content.

Availability: I am available in the evening and on weekends.


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Chriss Sandling

Training: Studio Camera, Studio Directing, Studio Audio, Field Camera

Experience: Used cameras for my own projects

Work Interest: Studio Directing, Field Camera

Topic Interest: Any I can fit in my schedule!

Availability: It varies week-to-week, and I'm starting a new schedule from scratch in a few weeks so I might have a better answer for you in September


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Debbie Schmitt

Training: Studio camera, studio audio, studio directing, field camera

Experience: Shadowing, studio and field camera filming w/Anne Smith

Work Interest: studio camera, studio directing (eventually), field camera

Topic Interest: documentaries, community events, newsworthy events, depicting a story

Availability: currently only Mondays and Wednesdays, some evenings, some weekends


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ann smith

Training: Studio Camera

Experience: Producer of Perspectives and has run studio camera for other PMC programs

Work Interest: Studio Camera

Topic Interest: Will work on any studio programs

Availability: Available most days, any time EXCEPT MONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS. With notice, can do weekends, any time.


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Martha Spiess

Training: Studio camera training, field camera training (always need brushing up!)

Experience:  Worked with Brian’s Maine Sky News for a few programs behind the scenes

Work Interest: Can help with Studio Camera work, interested in doing more but need to find time and brush up on skills

Topic Interest:   “”Focused on Climate and Peace & justice programs. Mostly work with a few groups out “in the field” recording speakers and producing them for  archiving.(nrcm, 350Maine, sierra club, Peace action Maine, peaceworks)

Availability: Best weekdays- I always get parking tickets in Portland-so prefer places where parking is available and cheap.


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James Khamis Swaka

Training: Studio Camera, studio directing, field camera

Experience: Produced and hosted Swaka J. Talk show with PMC

Work Interest: Studio camera, field camera and studio directing

Topic Interest: Any programs

Availability: available weekdays from 3-6pm and some weekends 3-6pm

 

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Golaleh Yazdani

Training: Studio Camera and Studio Directing

Experience: Studio Camera for first episode of Root House and Studio Directing for End the Stigma in August 2019

Work Interest: Studio Camera and Studio Director

Topic Interest: Any program

Availability: Weekdays mostly in the afternoons or early evenings