Sydney Chandler

Filmmaker, Writer, and Journalist in Los Angeles, California

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I have written, produced and filmed documentaries on military challenges for the US ARMY ROTC and received the Commander's Award from the University of Southern California and the US Army, recognizing my work on " A Ranger's Challenge"; received a pin from the Department of Defense; written a documentary on former NASCAR driver Felix Giles, titled "The Nighthawk"; a four part documentary - "The Forgotten Women - A Series of Firsts" and I am currently in development on documentaries - "No One Knows What We Do", "The Invisible Royals" and "The Truth In Music" and "The Fair Play, Fair Pay Act".

In addition to documentaries, I've written and produced a Sci-Fi TV series titled "The Becks" and a period drama, "The Flesh Peddlers" set in Hollywood during the late 50's at the beginning of the reign of the super-agent . Short films -"The Friend Corps." and "The Type-A Murder's Handbook", feature films - "The Cote", an action/adventure film set on the French Riviera that spans from the 60's to the 70's, "The Maids of Saragossa", "Empress Wu", a horror feature - "The Orbiters" and a Sci-Fi drama "The Timekeeper's Handshake".

I'm at the helm of SCM Entertainment and Media and have served on the Board of Directors of the Global Doo Wop Coalition/Doo Wop Music Hall of Fame. I also manage various music, film and TV professionals, in addition to artists and jewelry designers. As a freelance journalist, I've covered award shows, movie premieres, red carpets and general assignments. As a consultant, I've worked on special projects in sports and entertainment.

I have a background in Line Producing, Sound (Boom Operator, Mixing and EPK -Electronic Press Kit), Set Lighting, Editing (Final Cut Pro, Avid, Adobe After EFX), Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Social Media, Location Scouting, Broadcast Journalism, Sales, Marketing, PR, Event Planning, International Business Practices, Business Management, Foreign Affairs, Risk Management and Egyptology.

I believe life is a wonderful journey and I want to explore, enjoy and savor as much of it as I can. Professionally, I am dedicated to putting forth projects that have depth and purpose as well as entertain and inspire.

"To guarantee success, act as if it were impossible to fail" - Dorothea Brande

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