Tanya Schiller


Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY                                                    Aug. 2010 – May 2013

Master of Fine Arts, Film, GPA: 3.9

Willamette University, Salem, OR                                                      Aug. 2006 – May 2010

­Bachelor of Arts, Major: Film Studies / Minor: Spanish, GPA: 3.6

Semester Abroad in Spring 2009: Valparaiso, Chile


Graduate Assistantship – Syracuse University                      Aug. 2011 – May 2013

Sound Technical Assistant at Syracuse Stage & Drama

-Assemble, test, and maintain audio cables and equipment.

-Ensure tidy and safe workspaces and equipment storage.

AUNTIE SUE                   Director, Producer, Editor, Sound Design        M.F.A. Thesis, 2013

(Short; Syracuse, NY)

IS THAT YOU?             Script Supervisor, Art Department                     Independent, 2012

(Feature; Syracuse, NY)                                                                                       Dir. by Dani Menkin

THE SHOES                 Director, Producer, Editor, Sound Design          M.F.A. 2nd Year, 2012

(Animation; Syracuse, NY)

WINTER SHOWER   Line Producer                                                           M.F.A. Thesis, 2012

(Short; Syracuse, NY)                                                                                      Dir. by Kyoungju Kim

RETURN                       Director, Producer, Editor, Sound Design     Team Film, 2011

(Short; Lake Placid, NY)

THE BREAKFAST         Director, Producer, Editor, Sound Design  M.F.A. 1st Year, 2011

(Short; Syracuse, NY)


COMPUTER: Final Cut Pro, Soundtrack Pro, Logic Pro, iDVD, Microsoft Office, Celtx, Mac & PC

OTHER: Working knowledge in Spanish

PERSONAL: Performing on tenor sax, golfing, cooking, collecting socks, answering trivia


Recipient of College of Visual & Performing Arts Creative Opportunity Grant               Oct. 2012

1st Place Winner for Sleepless in Lake Placid 24-Hour Film Competition                         Jul. 2011

­Screening in Emerging Filmmaker’s Series, Rochester, NY, The Breakfast                     Dec. 2011

2nd Place in Willamette & Tokyo International University of America Video Contest   Apr. 2010

Awarded a Willamette University Keck Foundation Art Grant                                           May 2008

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