Title

Exhibition Media Producer and Photographer

Location

Chicago, IL

Biography

Latoya has 13 years of experience in producing and editing online video content, short films, and multimedia for museums. She also has 4 years of experience as a documentary / travel photographer. Latoya is currently an Exhibitions Media Producer for the Field Museum; where she conceptualize and produce multimedia installations for traveling, temporary, and permanent exhibitions.

Skills

Documentary Filmmaker, Projection Mapping Artist, Producer, Videographer, Editor, Photographer

Experience

Exhibition Media Producer

The Field Museum

Chicago, IL · July 2017 – Present

Collaborate with content developers, exhibit designers, motion graphics artists, sound designers, and music composers to produce multimedia installations for the Field Museum exhibitions. Mentor media interns.

Multimedia Installations featured in:
Chicago Tribune
CBS Chicago
WBEZ
Concierge Preferred
NBC 5

Owner / Photographer

Latoya Flowers Photography

Chicago, IL · August 2016 – Present

Documentary photographer for weddings, engagement sessions, portraits, and travel.

Media Producer and Photographer

Adler Planetarium

Chicago, IL · January 2013 – June 2017

Produced multimedia installations for temporary and permanent exhibitions. Production Assistant for the sky show, Planet Nine. Event photographer for Adler After Dark, Celestial Ball, and Adler Star Magazine.

Photography featured in:
Splash Magazine
Crain’s Chicago Business
Concierge Preferred

Freelance Editor

Siskel & Jacobs Productions

Chicago, IL · April 2013 – June 2013

Edited a short documentary called Create: The Community Meal. The film features artist Seitu Jones, who aims to lower barriers to making healthy food choices. On September 14, 2014, 2,000 people gathered at a ½ mile long table in the middle of Saint Paul’s Victoria Street for a civic dinner table conversation about Food Access, Food Justice, and Healthy Eating.

Production Assistant

Cabin Creek Films and OWN Original Documentary

New York, NY · 2012 – 2013

Assisted the producers and editors with transcribing interview footage for the documentary film, Running from Crazy.

Assistant Editor

Two Suns Media

New York, NY · 2012 – 2013

Assisted the director and editor for the documentary film Here One Day.

Production Assistant

Kartemquin Films

Chicago, IL · 2011 – 2012

Assisted the producers and editors with transcribing interview footage for the documentary films, A Good Man and The Interrupters.

Production Assistant

The Beverly Price Company

Chicago, IL · 2008 – 2009

Assisted the Executive Producer with planning on-location film shoots and edited short-form videos.

Production Intern

Fox News Chicago

Chicago, IL · 2006 – 2007

Assisted producers during on-location shoots, pitched segment ideas, and collected b-roll footage for the morning news show, Good Day Chicago.

Exhibitions
2019 Evolving Planet (Permanent Exhibition), The Field Museum, Chicago, IL
2018 SUE Experience (Permanent Exhibition), The Field Museum, Chicago, IL
2018 Antarctic Dinosaurs (Traveling Exhibition), The Field Museum, Chicago, IL
2017 Chasing Eclipses, Adler Planetarium, Chicago, IL
2017 Adlerversary Celebration Mini Exhibition (Temporary Exhibition), Welcome Gallery, Chicago, IL
2017 RAW Chicago Presents CUSP (Group), Metro Chicago, Chicago, IL
2016 / 2017 Home Sweet Home (Earth Day Celebration), Adler Planetarium, Chicago, IL
2016 What is a Planet?, Adler Planetarium, Chicago, IL
2016 LIGO Discovers Gravitational Waves, Adler Planetarium, Chicago, IL
2015 Discovering Pluto, Adler Planetarium, Chicago, IL
2015 Mission Moon, Adler Planetarium, Chicago, IL
2015 Community Design Lab, Adler Planetarium, Chicago, IL
2015 School of Visual Arts Alumni Society – The Sports Show, SVA Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY
2014 Worlds of Chesley Bonestell, Adler Planetarium, Chicago, IL
2013 Sundial Conservation, Adler Planetarium, Chicago, IL
Awards
2012 First Place, My Devious Little Children , Ravenswood ArtWalk Film Competition - Chicago
2011 MFA Social Documentary Film Award , School of Visual Arts - New York
2007 Best In Show, 33rd and Indiana , The Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago
Education

MFA Social Documentary Film

School of Visual Arts

New York, NY ·

Elsewhere