Jonathan Kosik         
jonathankosik@yahoo.com
jonathankosik.com

 
CURRENT December 2014—Present
Rattletrap Productions, White House, TN
Camera Operator, Segment Producer, Still Photographer, Script Supervisor

EDUCATION
Master of Fine Arts
Creative Writing, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 
MFA Thesis: Distance

Bachelor of Arts
English Literature, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN

Associate of Science
Film and Video Production Full Sail University, Orlando, FL

The Meacham Writers’ Workshop, Chattanooga, TN 1996-1998

SHORT STORY PUBLICATIONS
“Remnants”                                                                                                                        decomP MagazinE — July 2014
“Undercurrent”15 Views of Orlando 3 (Anthology)                                                     Burrow Press — July 2014
“Static”(Pushcart Nominee)                                                                                            Burrow Press Review — June 2013
“Pensacola”                                                                                                                        Bartelby Snopes— June 2012
“Listing” Fragmentation + Other Stories (Anthology)                                                  Burrow Press — February 2011
“Sundays on the Tennessee”                                                                                          Clapboard House Literary Journal — Jan. 2011
“Negotiations”                                                                                                                   Monkey Bicycle — December 2011

PAPERS
“Writing What You Know and the Narrative Poem”                                                       Pedagogy Panel, AWP 2011

BOOKS IN PROGRE
Beneath a Murder of Crows, a novel—in Query Land.

Heartsong Acres, a novel in progress

VOLUNTEER PROJECTS /SERVICE                    
AWP Member                                                                                                                     2011-Present
Functionally Literate: A Reading Series, Orlando, FL                                                  Technical Director 2012-201
Page 15: Young Writers Camp, Orlando, FL                                                                 Cinematographer 2014
The Sundance Institute June Directors Lab, Sundance, UT                                       June Labs 2003 - 2007
Crew Chief/Assistant Director/Gaffer
Director projects included: Paradise Now by Hany Abu-Assad, 
Cold Souls by Sophie Barthes and Sin Nombre by Cary Fukunaga
Arts Life! Florida First Lady’s Arts Initiative, Scholarship Review Committee                2006 
                                                 
READINGS
15 Views of Orlando 3, Orlando, FL, July 2014
FirstThursdays, Orlando Museum of Art, June 6, 2013
There Will Be Quickies: Off-site AWP, The Art Institute, Chicago, IL, March 2, 2012
Culture and Cocktails, Maitland Art Center, Maitland, FL, March 2012
There Will Be Words #18, Orlando, FL, December 2012
MFA Reading, Kerouac House, Orlando, FL, April 2011

AWARDS

2005 Best Cinematography, “Stuck” — Festival du Cinema de Paris
2005 Excellence in Teaching Award — Full Sail University
2001 Advanced Achievement — Full Sail University
2001 Course Director’s Award — Full Sail University
1998 Fiction Prize, "52 Paces" short story — University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

DEPARTMENT CHAIR
2011 – 2012 — Full Sail University, Winter Park, FL, Film Program

TEACHING

2016 — The University of Central Florida, Orlando,FL Adjunct Instructor, Screenplay Writing 
2012-2014 — Full Sail University, Winter Park, FL, Course Director, Creative Writing for Entertainment
2011-2012 — Full Sail University, Course Director, Film Production 1 & 2
2008-2010 — Full Sail University, Associate Course Director, Film Production 1 & 2
2006-2007 — Seattle Film Institute, Seattle, WA, Instructor, Film
2003-2005 — Full Sail University, Instructor, Film Production 1 &  2 

COURSES TAUGHT
ECW 3111, Literary Genre 1: Comedy and Tragedy, Online/Campus, 2011-2014, Full Sail University
ECW 1715, Creative Writing Research, Online, 2011, Full Sail University
ECW 1410, Visual Thinking and Writing, Online, 2011, Full Sail University
FOFF Fundamentals of Filmmaking with Film, Fall/Spring 2006/7, Seattle Film Institute
FLM 431, Film Production 1, Campus, 2003-2005, 2008 - 2011, Full Sail University
FLM 432, Film Production 2, Campus, 2003-2005, 2008-2011, Full Sail University

OTHER
Exam Evaluator Pearson Educational Measure, Minneapolis, MN                                     March 2007 - May 2007