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  • $60 hourly
    Danny Neary is a Chicago based comedy writer. Danny had been writing and performing comedy for several years and has written for many popular comedy channels and publications. Danny frequently writes and performs comedy for shows in Chicago and throughout the country.
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    Comedy
  • $150 hourly
    I am a freelance videographer and photographer, as well as a web designer, living in Chicago, Illinois. I have been working in the video field professionally for over 8 years now and have been working freelance in Chicago for the last year and a half. I have done just about everything you can imagine on a video/film shoot, so I am comfortable in almost any job you need, but my areas of expertise lie in directing, writing, camera operation, cinematography, and editing. I am a graduate of the year-long Harold Ramis Film School program at The Second City. There I learned the fine art of comedic storytelling. It taught me how to craft engaging stories and characters both on the page and in the editing suite. It also taught me the Second City philosophy of "Yes, and" which I feel is an essential tool in professional work regardless of what you do. It teaches you to always build upon and enrich the ideas of others and never tear them down. I feel that's just a good life lesson to abide by I used to work at a video equipment rental house and between that job and my 8 years of work I've had hands-on experience with almost every camera system you can imagine. I cut my teeth on RED camera systems (RED One, Scarlet-X, Epic Dragon, Epic-W) and I've used just about every type of Canon camera they've put out. My personal daily driver is a Fujifilm X-T3, a newer mirrorless hybrid camera that shoots 10-Bit 4K ProRes 422 up to 60fps and up to 400mbps. It creates a beautiful image for video and even better for photography, which I also do on the side as a headshot/portrait and product photographer. I'm a firm believer that you should always be educating yourself and getting better at your craft. I am a constantly evolving filmmaker and content creator who loves collaborating with others, and I would love to share my knowledge and expertise with as many people as possible.
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    Photography
    Video Editing
    WordPress
    Cinematography
    Web Design
    Comedy
    Video Production
    Video Color Correction
    Camera
    Videography
    Portrait Art
  • $50 hourly
    Content Creator specializing in comedic written content. Specializing in blog posts, written scripts for video, ad copy, social media curation, storytelling, and creative writing. I have a background of over 7 years in Experiential Marketing as a Brand Ambassador and have a lot of experience around successful promotional campaigns for major brands like Facebook, HBO, Uber, and Samsung. I've also spent years working in the TV/Film industry as an Eco Production Assistant where I successfully worked independently to divert waste on sets, and learning firsthand about large scale content creation. I am also trained in improv comedy and writing by Upright Citizens Brigade in NYC and The Second City in Chicago. I can come up with a fresh perspective for your project and am highly specialized at coming up with lots of ideas and getting feedback on those ideas, and improving them!
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    Snapchat
    Social Media Plugin
    Screenwriting
    TikTok
    Customer Service
    Article Writing
    Content Creation
    Online Writing
    YouTube
    Writing
    Comedy
    Creative Writing
  • $45 hourly
    I am a content writer, social media maven, and comedian currently working for the all-women's comedy website, Gold Comedy. I graduated from both Indiana University and the Conservatory Program at The Second City in Chicago, IL. I am looking for comedic performance opportunities and comedy writing gigs.
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    American English Accent
    US English Dialect
    Social Media Kit
    Humor Writing
    Social Media Marketing Plan
    Social Media Copy
    Scriptwriting
    Article Writing
    Creative Writing
    Content Writing
    Social Media Content
    Social Media Management
    Editing & Proofreading
    Comedy
  • $50 hourly
    Fee is a Chicago-based writer, actor, comedian, director, and producer. After receiving her BFA in Acting from Missouri State University, Fee moved to Chicago where she's been writing and performing sketch comedy and improv for live audiences several nights a week. Shows she is currently involved in include Bye-Bye Liver, Trash Panda Comedy, Improvised Jane Austen, AP US History Improv, and Fire & Beer Improv. Fee's strengths include character development, story structure, dialogue tweaking, and punching up jokes. Fee also teaches joke and sketch writing professionally, so she can give you the tools you need to hone your craft and become a stronger creative writer.
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    Comedy
    Joke
    Creative Writing
    Proofreading
    Fiction Writing
    Microsoft Word
    Writing
    Movie
    Screenwriting
  • $43 hourly
    I am a well-rounded comedian, actress, professional clown, improviser, dancer, and writer, who has recently relocated back to Chicago after touring! I’m best known for my work traveling with Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus as a world-famous Circus Clown & member of Clown Alley for nearly 5 years! At 16 years-old I was crowned New Jersey State Dance Champion, and attended Governor’s School of the Arts in NJ for Ballet. As teen, I realized I was naturally funny, and I began to study sketch and improv with Upright Citizen’s Brigade, The Magnet Theater, and People Improv Theater, The Second City, iO, and The Annoyance. I have a BFA in Theater with a concentration in acting from Columbia College Chicago. I speak fluent Spanish at home with my Paraguayan circus family, I enjoy reading high-fantasy novels and riding my electric motorcycle.
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    Comedy
    Greeting Cards & Invitations
    Dancing
    Spokesperson Video
    Voice Acting
    Video Intro & Outro
  • $65 hourly
    I am an award-winning filmmaker, and I have an M.F.A. in Screenwriting from DePaul University. I specialize in script development, story breaking, character development, editing prose and scripts, and researching projects. I love helping my clients develop their stories and find their voice within their screenplays and novels. I also have a passion for properly formatting screenplays and proofreading them. I wrote and produced a short film and web series pilot in Chicago, IL. I crowdfunded for each of those projects, and my short film went on to win Best LGBTQ+ Film at the Women's Comedy Film Festival in Chicago - presented by Cinema Life. To date, I have helped filmmakers raise over $27,000 for their web series, films, and more. My eBook on crowdfunding for filmmakers called "From Logline to Launch" is available NOW on Amazon! I am currently working on my second memoir. In addition to screenwriting and crowdfunding, my expertise also lies in ghostwriting, drafting emails, and developing web content. When I'm not writing or helping creatives with their projects, I play tennis, dream about dogs, bake and travel to new places. Let's connect!
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    TV Screenplay
    Film Production
    Instagram
    Screenwriting
    Ebook Design
    Crowdfunding
    Book Writing
    Comedy
    Ebook Writing
    Screenplay
    Ghostwriting
    Memoir
  • $40 hourly
    Contributor to pitch.live and Funny or Die. Faculty Member at The Second City. SAG Actor. Comedy writer, producer, performer. Chicago resident. Parent to both a teen and a early school age girl. Great at creating content for short forms like Twitter and Instagram. Growth hacked a Twitter account in 10 weeks growing to 1.5K followers and 200% interaction increase.
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    Microsoft Office
    Social Media Management
    American English Accent
    Growth Hacking
    Social Networking Development
    Marketing Strategy
    Content Writing
    Comedy
    Creative Writing
    Comics
  • $125 hourly
    I’m Andrew Nadeau, a writer and producer specializing in comedy and social media management. With my personal accounts having over 100,000 followers across platforms, my work has been featured by places such as Huffington Post, Funny or Die, College Humor, and Buzzfeed, and I’m a current Staff Writer for The Dad, an organization with over 7 million followers across social media platforms, as well as a writer for Netflix Family. I’m also the 2018 winner of Chicago Tribune’s “Funniest Person on Twitter.” I wrote for, produced and hosted Spitfire Comedy, the number one monthly show at the legendary iO theater in Chicago. Since Covid I now produce and run Cabin Fever Comedy, a live streaming stand up showcase raising money for BLM.
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    Comedy
    Communications
    Photography
    Writing
    Prezi
    Copywriting
    Social Media Management
  • $30 hourly
    Hi I'm Lou, I'm a professional video editor, filmmaker, and actor. I specialize in online content creation in order to maximize reach and return for your online content. You need someone who is reliable, consistent, and detail oriented, I can offer that. While some freelancers may try and bury themselves with work, I only take a client or two at a time so I am able to closely work with project heads for the best results possible! I also came up with the Budwiser "wussup" campaign (I cannot prove that). I am currently available for freelance work as well as long term projects.
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    Voice Acting
    Acting
    Adobe Creative Suite
    Adobe After Effects
    Freelance Marketing
    Adobe Premiere Pro
    Adobe Inc.
    Adobe Photoshop
    Blog
    Blog Content
    Comedy
    Social Media Content
    Content Creation
    Blog Writing
    Social Media Management
  • $30 hourly
    "You have to tell a story before you can sell a story"- Beth Comstock. The Digital Landscape we live in today may seem like a chaotic warzone of aloof influencers and desperate business owners in Lamborghinis clamoring for a measly 'like'. Though they may be incredibly prevalent, these people will never be successful in our modern digital world If you want to be successful and stand out from the crowd, you need to authentically tell a story that will make your audience feel a need to take action. Lucky for you, that is what I do. I tell stories. Whether through a Social Media Campaign, a direct email, or a Youtube Script, I know how to take your story and tell it to the world. So, go on. Send me that Invite, and reach out; I'd love to learn more about your story.
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    Copywriting
    Screenwriting
    Writing Critique
    Social Media Account Integration
    Social Media Advertising
    Digital Marketing
    Content Creation
    Scriptwriting
    Social Media Management
    Social Media Content
    Marketing Analytics
    Marketing
    Storytelling
    Humor Writing
    Comedy
  • $14 hourly
    Hello! My name's Naomi. I'm a recent college graduate and I'm here to offer my writing and proofreading services! I graduated from Guilford College last May with a B.A. in Theatre Studies and a minor in political science. I'm a comedy writer with training specifically in improvisation and sketch comedy. I have written sketches, short films, and satirical essays so if you need a comedic script or essay, I gotcha! I'm also here to proofread or edit and scripts, short stories, or essays. If you're reading this- I look forward to potentially working with you!
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    Screenwriting
    Scriptwriting
    Editing & Proofreading
    Performing Arts
    TikTok
    Proofreading
    Satire
    Drama
    Short Story Writing
    Comedy
    Creative Writing
  • $20 hourly
    When you need someone with experience with shooting DSLR video or recording audio using high-quality microphones, I'm just the person you're looking for. No matter what your needs are, whether you want simple, yet dynamic animations for a video advertisement, or you have several video files and just need them edited together, I can help execute your vision with my expertise in Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects. While my portfolio might not have the kind of video that you're picturing in your head, you can easily recognize how creative and versatile my video editing skills are. You will certainly not be disappointed in my adaptive-learning style, determined work ethic, and my outside-the-box perspective.
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    Adobe After Effects
    Podcast Production
    Podcast Editing
    Podcast Writing
    Adobe Creative Suite
    Screenwriting
    Video Editing
    Audio Editing
    Blog Writing
    Adobe Premiere Pro
    Adobe Audition
    Comedy
    Creative Writing
  • $25 hourly
    I love writing. I enjoy the form and I enjoy the expression. It’s all I‘ve ever done and I’m happy to work with whoever needs a writer for hire. My specialty lies in the comedic narrative realm but I write: essays, articles, blog content, copy, poetry, you name it I’ve probably written it.
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    Writing
    Email Copywriting
    Social Media Content Creation
    Article Writing
    Copywriting
    Scriptwriting
    Content Writing
    Blog Writing
    Poetry
    Story Development
    Comedy
  • $25 hourly
    I'm an award-winning video editor and colorist. I mostly work in the narrative space, but I also enjoy cutting music videos, commercials, instructional content, video essays, and social media content.
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    Comedy
    Creative Writing
    Motion Design
    Color Grading
    Graphic Design
    Video Editing
    Adobe Illustrator
    Video Editing & Production
    Adobe After Effects
    Adobe Premiere Pro
    Adobe Creative Cloud
    DaVinci Resolve
  • $20 hourly
    I'm a writer and collector of experience. From travel, to cycling, to skateboarding, to music, I enjoy soaking up everything there is to know about my passions--it also means I am more than capable of researching topics I am unfamiliar with, if needed. I'm here to put all that to use writing engaging and helpful content for you and your readers.
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    Editing & Proofreading
    Consumer Review
    Humorous Tone
    Humor
    Comedy
    Writing
    Content Writing
  • $20 hourly
    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY A recent theatre college graduate searching for study opportunities and firsthand experience within the entertainment industry.
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    Bar
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    Performing Arts
    Comedy
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