Notch, a 2003 School of Communications graduate, will star in his
own wedding on national television and will have his work seen frequently
on TV over the next year or so.
from Elon, Notch worked for eight months with Mike Mathis Productions
in Los Angeles, helping to put together "USC Medical,"
a television series that will air at 10 p.m. Sundays from April
4-May 9 on the Discovery Health Channel.
be a big month for Notch, as his wedding aboard a yacht in Newport
Beach, Calif., will be filmed and aired at a future date on a series
on marriage ceremonies that is being produced for the Lifetime Channel.
that for a Hollywood wedding?" Notch asked.
He will be
marrying Sarah Emerson, a 2002 Elon graduate with a degree in education.
Emerson works with autistic children in a kindergarten class in
Santa Monica, Calif.
documentary, "USC Medical," follows the trials of patients
going through L.A. County Hospital. "Some of the stories include
a live-donor liver transplant, a newborn baby with a heart defect,
a homeless person assaulted on the streets and a terminal cancer
case," Notch explained.
editor and post-production coordinator for "USC Medical,"
Notch logged, digitized and edited footage, coordinated rights and
clearances, and served as a liason between the production company
and the hospital.
to this series, he also did production work on "Extreme Homes" and
"Perfect Vacation Homes" (both for the Travel Channel) and "The
Ultimate Zoo" (which will air on Animal Planet), all expected to
be broadcast in the fall.
all of his life for professional work on the West Coast.
living and working in L.A. for about four years before I attended
Elon, working on feature films like 'Little Nikki,' 'Thirteen Days'
and 'End of Days,'" Notch said. "In between my time at
Elon, I spent a year in Sydney, Australia, working for Fox Studios
Australia with the two 'Matrix' sequels as camera grip."
While at Elon,
Notch also completed an internship in New York with two-time Academy
Award-winning documentary director, Barbara Kopple.
He is now working
as an editor for the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Los
Angeles. The renowned acting conservatory produces short films each
semester to showcase the acting abilities of its students, and hires
professional filmmakers to produce these projects. "This requires
working 12 hours a day, seven days a week, but it is incredibly
fun and rewarding," Notch said.
who would like to keep in touch can contact Ryan at Mail@RyanNotch.com.