Francesca Beltran

Location New York
Bio

Photographer and Visual Artist

Visual Artist
Projects
4 Projects

Work History

Content Creator + Multimedia Journalist
Multiple Employers
Jul 2011 - Present
Greater New York City Area
- Photographer, video director and writer. - Create original content for print and digital publications. - Write and photograph music and cultural events; conduct interviews and write concert and album reviews; shoot and edit video content; chronicle travel destinations. - Clients and publications include: Fondazione Prada, Women's March, Man / Woman, Samsung, Matte Projects, Full Moon Fest, Faye Driscoll, Gizmodo, Carla Fernandez, DNA Magazine, i-D Vice Mexico, C-Heads Magazine, Milk Made, Nylon Mexico, The Front, Contributor Magazine, Univision, Remezcla, Filter Mexico, Revista Código, CMJ.com, Ladygunn Magazine, Ghost Magazine, Aire by Aeromexico, Warp Magazine
Producer + Production Coordinator
Multiple Employers
May 2015 - Present
Greater New York City Area
- Photography and Video Producer. - Production Coordinator. - 1st Assistant Director and 2nd Assistant Director. - Responsibilities include managing the budget, booking the location, hiring ... See more
New York Contributing Editor
DNA Magazine
Sep 2014 - Present
Greater New York City Area
- Write and photograph music, culture and travel articles. - Interview artists and write concert and album reviews. - Fashion and fine art photographer. http://dnamag.mx/
Content Strategist
SelfMade
Oct 2016 - May 2018
Greater New York City Area
- Assigned creative direction for image edits. - Supervised image quality before delivering to customers. - Created brand briefs and mood boards targetted to each customer's individual goals and aesthetic. - Copywriter.
Content Creator + Multimedia Journalist
Univision Communications Inc.
Oct 2015 - Dec 2016
Greater New York City Area
- Writer, photographer and videographer. - I produce, shoot, and edit digital content for Univision.com.
Production Coordinator
Univision Communications Inc.
Sep 2014 - Jan 2016
Greater New York City Area
-Pre-production responsibilities include budgeting, pitching ideas for original content, designing treatments and presentations, examining and editing scripts, project managing, making shot lists, creating call sheets, handling equipment rentals, set design and overall assistance in planning and coordinating the video shoots. - During filming I aid the production run on schedule, assist as a 2nd AD and floor manager, supervise production assistants, coordinate catering, and report to the producer on progress. - In post-production I'm in charge of creating and organizing production books, managing expense reports, selecting photographs, updating content for our final products and handling our media database. - I've served as a director and camera operator on a number of projects. External clients include MLS, Fusion, Flama, and The Root.
Music Journalist
CMJ
Sep 2013 - Oct 2014
Greater New York City Area
-Write news, features, concert and album reviews. -Conduct interviews, and photograph events and live shows published at CMJ.com.
Video Production Intern
Legs Media
Feb 2014 - Aug 2014
Greater New York City Area
- Aided with production tasks, including video treatments, image research, transcript writing, location scouting, editing responsibilities, content research for web and social media, and production books management. - Camera operator and production assistant on set. - Office administration assistance
Editor in Chief and Creative Director
ICON Magazine
Aug 2011 - Aug 2014
Greater New York City Area
-Produced the print magazine, evaluated artwork, selected design, found advertisers, managed budget and made printing decisions. -Planned strategies to increase awareness and participation. -Directed and supervised ICON’s team. -Launched and managed the website and social media accounts.
Staff Writer and Photographer
NYLON Mexico
Mar 2012 - Jul 2014
Greater New York City Area
-Created articles and reviews about cultural and music events in New York City. -Chronicled and photographed travel experiences. -Fashion photographer.
Video Production Intern
VICE Media, Inc.
Jun 2012 - Aug 2012
Greater New York City Area
-Transcribed, translated and subtitled for Vice.com shows. -Produced in-depth research and participated in pitching story ideas to producers. -Supported production staff on location.

Education

Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.)
Fashion Institute of Technology
2011 - 2014
Istituto Marangoni Milan
2008 - 2009

Skills