nullBryan Eugene Hall, MPW 

bryanehall@hotmail.com

Country Code 81- 90-6092-9771
 
3-53 Wakakusadori, Kasugaishi, Aichi, Japan/LA/Atlanta 

EDUCATION

University of Southern California - LA, CA (Masters Professional Writing) 1997 Suma Cum Laude
Major: Screenwriting/Dramatic (Masters)
Minor: Fiction
Certificate Program in Feature Film Producing
Notable Faculty - Betty Freidan Feminine Mystique, Hubert Selby Jr. Last Exit to Brooklyn, Mardik Martin Raging Bull (Oscar), Aram Seroyan, Donald Freed, Frank Daniel, Larry Heinemann Paco's Story (National Book Award), Jerome Lawrence Inherit the Wind.
 
Patten University - Oakland, CA, 1993
Pre-Med Sciences
 
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, NC (BA) 1983
Major: Journalism, Political Science, Film & Television
Minor: Musical Performance (Voice)
 
Appalachian State University - Boone, NC
Communication Arts
 
Brevard High School - Brevard, NC

Additional Subjects: Broadcast Production, Political Science and Leadership Personality Analysis, Media Law, Business and Professional Speaking.

ACHIEVEMENTS & EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
Finalist in Voice of Democracy National Oratory, Honor Thespian in International Thespian Society (Drama), multiple theatrical lead acting roles, Phi Mu Alpha (Music), Pi Kappa Delta (Forensics), Sigma Delta Chi (Journalism), Dean's List, Forensics Team (Competitive Speaking) - Debate & Oral Interpretation, Student Government - Chair, Rules Committee, Writer & Columnist - The Daily Tarheel and The Appalachian. Choral Musician - Atlanta Symphony, National Jaycees Chair - "Don't Give Up" - Teen Suicide Prevention, Charter President -Atchison, KS Jaycees, Hollywood Supports - Day of Compassion - AIDS Awareness Project.


CONSULTING

FuturEnglish, Owner, Kasugai, Japan/Long Beach, CA. 3/2001 - 5/2005 & 3/2011-Current
English Language and American Marketing Consulting Services, US Homestay Services; school, bar/restaurant, sample clients below:

Toyota, Aiki Corporation, Japan Oracle, Japan IBM, Japan, Trained executives in English Business. 1/01-4/04

Nova Intercultural Institute, Japan, English Culture and Language, 1500 different students. 4/95-1/96

Aware Productions/Consulting, Owner, Atlanta, GA, Los Angeles, CA, Nagoya/Kasugai, Japan 7/86 - Current

 Direct marketing activities, productivity tracking, commissions/incentives design, motivational training, Neuro-Linguistic-Programming (NLP) techniques and internet/e-commerce, created marketing/advertising/creative materials; sample clients below:
 

Business to Consumer
 
Helen Resorts, Successful Singles International (Atlanta), Developed telemarketing program; Cutco/Wearever Aluminum (Chillicothe, Charlotte, Atlanta) - Sales training; Telemarketing, Inc., (Atlanta) - Wrote and produced training video/materials -Dial, motivational speaking, and sales training; US Sprint - Atlanta, Charter Member Project, Program design, recruiting, training.

B2B

Interland (Atlanta) the world's third largest internet webhost, more than 100,000 sites - sales training; Polaroid, Sunoco; Kimberley-Clark; Marsh & McLennan; Johnson-Higgins; Arthur Andersen; Hewlett-Packard; Lanier/3M; Micro Equipment Corp. (Atlanta) - Developed prospect qualifying programs and follow-up surveys, sales training; Sanyo Microcomputers, Developed US dealer network, TAVS - Audio Visual (Atlanta).

Retail

Ford Motor (Dearborn/Atlanta), Big K (Now K-Mart/Sears), Belk Stores (NC), Florsheim/Thayer McNeil (Atlanta, Tampa), Burdines/Federation Stores (Tampa), Boone Chamber of Commerce, NC High Country Host (Affiliated Ski Resorts), Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, PC Club of America (LA), Hotel Europa, Howard Ford-Isuzu-Peugeot, Durham Nissan (Durham, NC), Ed Voyles Dealers, Neil Pope Dealers, Auto Dealers Association (Atlanta).
 
Political Campaigns
 
Julian Bond to US Congress (vs. John Lewis) - Coordinator-Organized phone banks/volunteers and wrote and delivered position papers, speeches and media; Mike McGraw for US Congress (vs. Lynn Westmoreland) - Communications Director; Mike Dukakis for President (Super Tuesday Campaign) - Advisor.
 
Media/AV
 
J Walter Thomson Advertising/PR; Ogilvy-Mather Advertising/PR ( Atlanta)., New York Times Regional Newspaper Group-Gwinnett Daily News (Atlanta) - Developed circulation outside sales force - recruiting, training, management; within two months outperforming the competition; became the fastest growing daily paper in the nation. Pasadena Star, Neighbor Papers/Marietta Daily Journal, Thomson Newspapers, Cox Newspapers, Scripps-Howard/TeleScripps Cable TV (Atlanta), subscription sales recruiting & training, Footnotes Music & Entertainment (Magazine), Recruited, trained advertising sales;Atlanta Film Institute, Atlanta, Developed publications, trained  sales/student recruitment; Marriott; Total Audio-Visual Services; Georgia World Congress Center;  WITN-TV (NBC-Washington) ; WSSA Radio (Atlanta); Fleishman-Hilliard PR; Cohn & Wolf PR
 
Part-time positions in college included Programming & On-air work at North Carolina Public TV, and Audio-Visual Services at Appalachian State University

Freelance Writing/News/Producing/Development

WITN-NBC, Washington, NC - Producer (6-11) ; NBC, Augusta, GA - Morning Anchor/Reporter; Film/screenplays, magazines, ad-copy; Writing Assistant to Oscar Nominated Lonne Elder; Development Producer for Matthew Rushton/Sony-Columbia;  Assisted various individuals in polishing final drafts of screenplays. 

EMPLOYMENT

Clayton State University/UGA, Adjunct Professor, Critical Thinking, 1/2006-6/2008
 
Los Angeles Unified Schools, LA, CA. , Senior English Teacher, Literature/ Composition/ ESL. 6/04 - 3/05

Chubu University, Aichi University, Japan, Visiting Professor, Departments of Modern Languages & International Relations. 1/01 - 4/04 & 4/11-Current

Berlitz, Japan, English business negotiation, presentations, authored training materials; Toyota Companies (TMC, Aisin-Seiki, Denso), developed in-house ESL programs; Chubu Electric, overseas education preparation. Extensive tutorials, small & large group teaching/lecture. 1/01 - 6/02

Lincoln Preparatory High School, San Jose, Costa Rica. Senior English Teacher - World & Contemporary Literature, Photojournalism, Academic Advisor. 1/99 - 12/99

Lynwood Unified School District, Certificated Personnel, Lynwood, CA. Curriculum-Grant Writer, Secondary English Instructor. 10/97-2/98

Atchison Daily Globe/Thomson Newspapers, Atchison, KS, Chicago, IL Circulation Director, Special project design and management, Kansas and Los Angeles area papers. 4/89 - 4/90

Atlanta Journal & Constitution, Atlanta, GA. Circulation Outside Sales, Project Manager, recruited, trained and managed field sales. 1/88 - 4/89

Extron Corporation, Senior Account Manager, Atlanta, GA. Assisted principals in choice of merchandise, advertising, sales training, developed telemarketing, government bids, sales, and general administration, responsible for more than $2-million in sales annually having grown sales from $250,000. 11/84 - 7/86

Cable News Network (CNN), Video Journalist, Atlanta, GA. Associate producer, associate director, writer, videotape editing, booth announcer. 1/84 - 11/84


COURSES TAUGHT
 
Critical Thinking; focusing on the application of theories of logic to academic and professional communication; A Concise Introduction to Logic. Eighth Edition. Ed. Patrick Hurley. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thompson Learning, 2000.

Modern American Literature and Composition; California 11th Grade Standardized curriculum; Text-Prentice/Hall.

World and Contemporary Literary and Composition; 12th Grade College Prep-International Baccalaureate; Text-Prentice/Hall.

Introduction to Photo/Video Journalism; Standard theories and methods of shooting, darkroom techniques, video-editing, newsworthiness, and writing styles, desktop publishing; culminating in the completion/authoring of a publisher-ready photography manuscript.

SAT/GRE/TOEIC/TOEFL Test Preparation

CineGym; Moderated a laboratory approach to the processes of screenwriting, workshopping/ collaborative writing, adaptation, cold-reading for actors, improvisational acting as a contribution to writing, scene shooting (ShootOut). Text-Screenplay-Syd Field; The Tools of Screenwriting: A Writer's Guide to the Craft and Elements of a Screenplay-David Howard/ Edward Mabley/ Frank Daniel.

Western Negotiation, Business & Professional Speaking, Critical Writing; Berlitz Courses for non-native English language learners in Asia.


Creative Publications/Representation

Writer/Producer/Director - 2009, Full length feature film, "Paper Boys" http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1391110/

Fall of K.D. Divine - Short Story - October 1997, Beat Magazine.

Workin' on the Third Shift Hornytown Blues - Short Story/Novel in Progress - January 1998, What Magazine.

Boys of Summer (AKA- Boys of the Wrecking Crew), Full-length screenplay, Master's Thesis, USC, LA, CA. 1995.

Test of Fidelity, Full-length screenplay, 1993.

Junior Requiem, Full-length screenplay, 1998.

Single Bar Conspiracy, Short-feature screenplay, 1993.

Selling Smiles, Short-feature screenplay, 1999.

The Suicide Cage, Full-length screenplay, complete treatment, in progress.

Agent-Lew Weitzman, Principal, PAA (Preferred Artists Agency), 16633 Ventura Blvd. 1421, Encino CA, 818-990-0305/FAX990-2736

 
Academic/Professional Publications

Kawabata as a Cultural Bridge - Using Foreign Texts in English (2792 words) - Article - June 2001, J.A.L.T. ( Japan Association of Language Teachers) Quarterly.

English as an Intermediary for Cross-Cultural Studies - Article - July 2001, THE SCHOOL HOUSE VOLUME 9 ISSUE 3

Dial; Training manual for modern telephone marketing techniques, 1989, Aware Productions/Telemarketing, Inc.

Western Business Negotiations; Berlitz Publishing, 2001.

Business Presentation; Berlitz Publishing, 2001.

Critical Writing; Berlitz Publishing, 2002.


References

Donald Freed, Professor, University of Southern California, Department of Professional Writing, Los Angeles, CA - H-310-476-7250

Michael Bartell, Previous Film Area Head-Emerson College, 5060 Hidden Branches Dr., Dunwoody, GA 30338 - H- 770-399-9050

Mardik Martin, Senior Professor, USC School of Cinema-TV, 4058 Tujunga Ave. Apt I, Studio City, CA 91604 - H-818-980-7142

Other references and accompanying letters available by request and at: http://www.futurenglish.com/reference.html


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