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DeAndre Thornton visual resume

  1. 1. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/21496790@N06/5065834411/">milos milosevic</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a> Into Every Generation A Transmedia Storyteller Is Born DeAndre Thornton
  2. 2. Who? Full Sail Graduate. Student. Son. Brother. Uncle. Friend. Reader. Traveler. Washingtonian. Writer. Producer. Transmedia Storyteller. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/78011127@N00/3375093079/">ginnerobot</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/">cc</a>
  3. 3. I’M NOT WHO I’M GOING TO BE, I’M ALWAYS BECOMING. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/78605027@N04/7648713120/">sensitive-eyes</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/">cc</a>
  4. 4. A Diamond in the Rough Being raised in Washington, DC I was bred in a melting pot of cultures. I grew up with a real understanding the world is bigger than my backyard and lived life through experience. Those experiences have shaped me and the values I have today. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/51633081@N04/6688889269/">slightly everything</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a> !
  5. 5. There are endless original stories, I want to be the one who finds different ways to integrate them across different media platforms. I want to Create. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/80497449@N04/7378118008/">Free Grunge Textures - www.freestock.ca</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>
  6. 6. The Potential Drives Me. Transmedia Storytelling is an opportunity to work in all fields of entertainment, my goal is to have a business presence in all fields. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/80497449@N04/7378118008/">Free Grunge Textures - www.freestock.ca</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>
  7. 7. I want to help those who don’t know where to look. I want to help others get their stories heard by the right audiences in the more efficient way. So many stories fail to get traction because it is believed there is no audience, you just have to know where to look. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/49109678@N04/8778513646/">Christian Lambert Photography</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/">cc</a>
  8. 8. Produce More Original Content Produce new content that is thought provoking. Original content promotes original thoughts and looking at things in a new light. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/45098669@N06/6317120315/">zbigphotography</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/">cc</a>
  9. 9. Produce More Content that Pushes Boundaries. Producing content that pushes boundaries will entice change. It will make others question whats possible in the industry and was outdated. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/41346951@N05/6576617327/">Thomas Leuthard</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>
  10. 10. Produce More Content That Reflects today’s Culture Producing more content that reflects todays culture will open up the world. Today the entertainment industry reflects stereotypes more than culture when there are many storytellers from different walks of life who don’t have a voice. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/41346951@N05/9099000741/">Thomas Leuthard</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>
  11. 11. My Values I value original and genuine content, ideas, and people. I feel that when a person is original and genuine it reflects in their personal and professional life producing relatable content. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/64598947@N00/7474558670/">geirt.com</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>
  12. 12. Transmedia Storytelling is the future of Entertainment Transmedia Storytelling is the future because the entertainment industry has the strongest influence over Millennials today who are obsessed with the “three screen phenomenon” and multitasking. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/64598947@N00/7474558670/">geirt.com</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>
  13. 13. Transmedia Storytelling is the Future Having a story across different platforms allows you to reach and create your own audience increasing your revenue streams. Businesses need to capitalize on this fact and adapt their business models to incorporate Transmedia Strategies. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/53196512@N07/6512208491/">flatworldsedge</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/">cc</a>
  14. 14. My Drive Seeing my family proud, and helping others reach their full potential pushes me to keep going. There are so storytellers in the world who can’t find the right audience for their content, I strive to use my voice to help others find theirs. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/34920308@N07/7049332619/">Artur Staszewski</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/">cc</a> !
  15. 15. An End to Repetitiveness The Entertainment Industry is full of reboots, remakes, and sequels but there are so many stories to choose from. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/45098669@N06/8450002613/">zbigphotography</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>
  16. 16. There is an Audience Repetitiveness exist in the industry because it is believed that original content is too much of a gamble and revenue can’t be guaranteed. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/66606673@N00/2178961787/">cobalt123</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/">cc</a>
  17. 17. An End to No Variation Using a transmedia strategy can put an end to the lack of variation in the industry by finding the right audience for the content thus producing more. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/45098669@N06/8450002613/">zbigphotography</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>
  18. 18. My Motivation Storytelling, information, and Culture. I live life through experience and interaction, all three of those are deeply interconnected. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/71401718@N00/80098386/">Wonderlane</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>
  19. 19. My Motivation Storytelling, gathering information, and experiencing different culture has helped shape me into the person I am today. Hearing stories from those around me growing up only increased my thirst for information. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/100999285@N04/12454671715/">Alisa Perne - sweetandsinfulstyles.blogspot.co.uk</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/">cc</a>
  20. 20. My Motivation My thirst for knowledge made me go out and find it. Whatever I could get my hands I would read, with each book my world grew motivating me to keep going. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/59308757@N00/5972119566/">netzkobold</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/">cc</a>
  21. 21. My Experience I have experience leading a team and training incoming employees, creating press kits, assistant producing, writing, company analysis, trending, social media integration, audience metrics and business ethics. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/59308757@N00/5971604845/">netzkobold</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/">cc</a>
  22. 22. My Experience People have also recognized my expertise in planning out ideas for new content, organization, coming up with original ideas and being able to explicitly explain my vision. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/12836528@N00/7427167558/">kevin dooley</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a> !
  23. 23. Professionalism My principles make me an ideal professional. My coworkers have noticed the standard I hold my work to as well as those around me. I want to create the best content, each time. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/13956722@N06/11551734355/">Instagram: Brunobrunan</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>
  24. 24. Professionalism My ability to use the particular language to express my ideas in a way the can reach a large audience, and my ability to work in a team effectively also contribute to making me an ideal professional. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/13956722@N06/11170982354/">Instagram: Brunobrunan</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>
  25. 25. Life Experience From growing up in Washington, DC, I have been around different walks of life from an early age which gives me my unique storytelling voice. My habit of people watching also adds to my voice. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/53196512@N07/4968900542/">flatworldsedge</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/">cc</a>
  26. 26. Life Experience I have attended three radically different universities, including Full Sail University where I will be receiving a Bachelors Degree in Entertainment Business in July 2014. www.fullsail.edu
  27. 27. I have experience working in multiple sectors of the entertainment industry, this experience has provided me with the tools I need to carve out the perfect balance between efficient worker/strong business man. Life Experience Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/38389614@N07/4795044750/">Robynlou8</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>
  28. 28. Self Growth I promote self growth by encouraging travel and picking up a book. Reading was the original way for people to learn about each other, the world, and meaning. I still believe in the power of a good book. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/100999285@N04/12454671715/">Alisa Perne - sweetandsinfulstyles.blogspot.co.uk</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/">cc</a>
  29. 29. Competitive Advantage My feet are wet. I have already worked in the entertainment industry in the Public Relations and Production. Combined with my strong work ethic and adaptability, I work until I am an indispensable asset. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/8411599@N05/11116251496/">Waag Society</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>
  30. 30. Work Experience I have held two supervising positions in the customer service field, interned for an public relations and image branding company, as well as worked as a producer for a web series. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/78268608@N03/7297190984/">Uwe Otto</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/">cc</a>
  31. 31. Work Environment I work well in open, friendly but professional environments. Where everyone comes to work ready to work, and when its time to leave we unwind. I work well with outspoken, opinionated people as well as those who are more reserved and work oriented. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/40913053@N08/5070972472/">Pavel ahmed</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>
  32. 32. Success for Me Becoming the type of worker who makes a name for myself because of my work. Holding different positions within the company, steadily going up and becoming an indispensable asset. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/48826648@N08/6972737692/">ill.have.another</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/">cc</a>
  33. 33. Fulfillment Success would be becoming head transmedia producer, it would mean successfully introducing new ideas and concepts, it would be introducing the next big series. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/12836528@N00/2373862370/">kevin dooley</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>
  34. 34. My Goals Work as a producer for Mutant Enemy Productions, to have the CEO know be by name by my third month there, and to be leading my own team by my 8 month there. My long-term goals include own my own transmedia producing firm. Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/58871905@N03/6655364757/">dno1967b</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>
  35. 35. Contact Info Email:dthornton89@gmail.com Phone: 202-615-5649 Facebook: DeAndre Thornton

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