CV (CURRICULUM VITAE) OF RICHARD CONCEPCION plus more video links

RICHARD CONCEPCION
rconcep11@gmail.com
443-977-6102


Awards and Recognitions

Politics of U.S. Occupation
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1O5R7NXck_Q


Official Selection (Short Film Category) at the 7th Aljazeera International Documentary Film Festival - April 2011 Doha, Qatar
Official Selection at the 4th Pandayang Lino Brocka Political Film and New Media Festival - August 2012  University of the Philippines Film Center
Quezon City. Philippines
(Credits: Producer, writer, director, editor and camera. American University School of
Communication MFA thesis film. Thesis adviser was Professor Russell Williams, who won the Academy Award for Best Sound in  Glory  and  Dances with Wolves )

Sleeper - won the 2008 Television, Internet and Video Association-DC (TIVA-DC) Peer Gold Award in the Student Dramatic Category. (Credits: Co-producer. American University School of Communication)
Bolivian Dream - aired on January 2008 MHZ Network Interstitials -Virginia Public Television. (Credits: Co-producer, co-writer, co-director and co-shooter. American University School of Communication)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wobN5pd_AZE


Education

Master of Fine Arts in Film and Electronic Media (MFA), American University School of Communication, Washington, DC (August 2010)

Master of Liberal Arts (MLA) , Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (May 2004)

Master of Arts in Theology, Franciscan University of Steubenville, Steubenville, OH (December 1987 - Comprehensive Exam passed with honors)

Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Ateneo de Manila University (Jesuit), Philippines (1983) Lourdes High School (OFM Cap. Franciscan) Quezon City, Philippines (1979)

Work Experience

(2009-Present) As a freelance photojournalist, I have done more than 70 photo album assignments for edgewashington.com since 2009. 

Contributing Photographer (May 2014-Present)  dreamstime.com (sample link below)
http://www.dreamstime.com/rconcep1_more-popular-photos_pg1
 Video Contributor (2013-Present) baltimorepostexaminer.com
 Video Contributor (2012-2013) indyreader.org
I am an independent video producer who shoots/edits videos for online media 
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I also work as a freelance photojournalist for the online media edgewashington.com  and edgeonthenet.com (more than 70 edgewashington.com photo album assignments published since 2009 -sample links below).
In terms of grant-based film projects, I am in the process of shooting and editing a short video documentary about the 2012-2013 Hyatt Regency Baltimore labor peace agreement funded by a small grant from Research Associates Foundation 
                                                                                                                                   

FREELANCE VIDEO JOURNALIST for BridgesTV.com. I wrote, shot, edited and produced Washington DC area news video packages for the New York-based BridgesTV.com (August 2011- March 2012) (sample links below):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ZSXBGlLTJ4

FREELANCE NIGHTLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER    baltimore.cities2night.com 
Baltimore, MD (November 2008-  July 2009)

HOTEL WORKERS RISING SUMMER VIDEO INTERN - UNITEHERE Local 7- Baltimore (2008)
I shot/edited digital videos of UNITE HERE hotel worker interviews.

CHAPLAIN RESIDENT- Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania-Department of Pastoral Care- Philadelphia, PA

September 2006 - May 2007 (9-month Clinical Pastoral Education Residency Program- 3 CPE Units) Patient visitations, overnight ER Trauma chaplaincy, attendance in weekly seminars (e.g. spirituality & medicine, death & dying, addictions, medical futility, biomedical ethics, domestic violence, homelessness, palliative care).

VIDEOGRAPHER/PHOTOGRAPHER/HEALTH EDUCATOR - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Division of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Baltimore, MD (2003- 2006). I shot/edited digital video of classroom activities, field trips, and parent/teacher meetings for the Steppin Up Violence Prevention Program.

PROFESSIONAL FELLOW - Baltimore Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound
Baltimore, MD  May 2003 - September 2003
Participated in outdoor expeditions such as backpacking and canoeing activities.

PART-TIME ORGANIZER Progressive Maryland- Silver Spring, MD July 2002 March 2003 Maryland State living wage legislation advocacy.

AFL-CIO UNION SUMMER INTERN June 2002 Assisted in the campaign to organize residential and commercial janitors at Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1 in Chicago, Illinois.

DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION   St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church
Silver Spring, MD    September 1996 - May 2002

Managed the English-speaking and Spanish-speaking Religious Education program (K-12). Organized vitamins and Tylenol donations (1998-1999) to Pax Christi  USA overseas medical mission to Iraqi children. Awarded an $800 U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops - Migration and Refugee Services grant to organize a pen pal project with newly arrived refugees in Washington, DC in cooperation with Catholic Charities.

LAMP VOLUNTEER St. Cecilia Catholic Church (Spanish Harlem) -New York, NY November 1995 - August 1996 LAMP MINISTRIES VOLUNTEER PROGRAM Assisted in HIV support group, religious education, youth ministry and social services.

De La Salle University Dasmarinas - Cavite, Philippines    June 1993 - October 1995 ASSISTANT PROFESSOR- THEOLOGY DEPARTMENT Taught undergraduate courses in Catholic Church History, Sacraments, Morality and Social Justice

Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK) TV - Manila Bureau, Philippines March 1992 - December 1992 RESEARCHER- Conducted political research and interviews.

Institute for Pastoral Development - Manila, Philippines
February 1988 - September 1991
TEACHER- Conducted workshops on Catholic evangelization and bible study skills.

Ateneo de Manila University - Quezon City, Philippines  
June 1989 - March 1990  ADJUNCT FACULTY - THEOLOGY DEPARTMENT
Taught the undergraduate course- Man's Search for God.

De La Salle University Taft - Manila, Philippines  
January 1988 - April 1988 
ADJUNCT FACULTY - RELIGIOUS STUDIES DEPARTMENT
Taught the undergraduate course- Catholic Church History.

National Economic Development Authority - Pasig, Philippines  
September 1983 - March 1986
SENIOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RESEARCHER
Conducted policy analysis.

Publication

"The Bishops and the New Politics" INTERSECT, Vol. 6 # 4 & 5, Institute for Church and Social Issues, Ateneo de Manila University 1992.


Travel Experiences
Philippines, Mexico, Spain, France, Holland, Belgium, Japan, Canada

Languages Spoken

English (fluent) , Tagalog (fluent) , Spanish (fair)


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