Professional Profile


  The last couple of years Maria Golihar has been working in Digital Filmmaking and Video Production. With her baccalaureate in Digital Filmmaking and Video Production, she has knowledge in many areas of video production and is accomplished in many positions.


  In preproduction, she has worked as a Producer, Assistant to the Producer, and Assistant to Director. During production, she has worked as First Assistant Director, Second Assistant Director, Production Manager, Production Coordinator, Camera assistant, grip, and Art Director. In post-production, Maria has been assistant to the editor and visual effects artist. She has most recently worked as a production accountant. 


The Art Institute Of Dallas

Digital Filmmaking and Video Production

BFA (June 2016)



The University Of Alaska at Fairbanks

Art and Communication

AA (May 2005)

Work Experience

Freelance Work

 Apr 2013 – Present 

AMS Pictures - Production Assistant

Living The Dream – Camera Operator, Production Manager

Winstar Entertainment – Load in and out

Perry Productions – Graphics Artist

Faith Explosion Kids Camp – Videographer

Various Directors – Assistant Producer, Camera Operator, and Sound Assistant

Production Coordinator

AMS Pictures

May 2017 - OCT 2017

     Assist with financial paperwork for series. Process PO’s, Check Request, Expense Reports, Track, and actualize expense. Help Production Manager oversee daily, weekly and monthly schedule for project. Keep track of all staffers assigned to series. Update Showrunner and management staff on project staff on project status. Manage completion of project deliverables include releases, music licenses, and other agreements and contract. Hire and negotiate crew, as needed. Obtain and process crew paperwork. Provide general administrative assistance to Showrunner, project manager and other management staff.

Production Assistance / Crafty / Background Casting

AMS Pictures

Aug 2016 - May 2017

As Production Assistant, I filled the needs of set. Everything from moving and setting up equipment to picking up and closing set. AS a Crafty, I was given a budget and had to feed the team for the entire work day and provide meals on time. I also had to pay attention and meeting all dietary needs of the crew. Background Casting the goal is to find people that fit the scene to help carry the look.  

Internship / Apprenticeship


Jun 2013 - Jun 2016

I first worked as a production assistant learning equipment, how to set up and operate the equipment. My job was to manage props and equipment, build props, and the overall goal is to support the project and keep thing moving. I grew to learn how to do Grip work, maintain lights, create lighting concepts and electrical. My final position was, Camera Assistant, where my job was maintain and provide lenses, prep and set up equipment that is needed.

Logistical Supply


Apr 2001 - May 2012

Job position range from various clerks and up to head office clerk. Goal was to maintain office, personnel, and orders. Knowing and teaching others to run and manage in and out going of orders. This is important to maintain, because every office starts will 1 million in funds. Manager of an office and control supplies. It was important to know and understand securities and control of high dollar items. Maintain a high level of customer service dealing with the various needs of the soldiers for the specific tasks according to the world’s issues.

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