Jay Paul Bullard


Jay Paul Bullard

L’inglese cinematografico

Working in Roma Film Academy as teacher of English for Cinema and Television.


Years Subjects
2011 – 2012 Italian as Second Language, L’UPTER, Rome, ITALY
2005 – 2006 Dutch as Second Language, CVO 3 Hofsteden, Kortrijk, BELGIUM
1993 – 1994 Work toward March, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
1983 – 1988 BA Sociology/Anthropology, Lawrence University, Appleton, WI, USA
Focus in East Asian Studies and Government

Relevant Professional Experience

Period Role/responsibilities
2010 – Present Multiple roles as an extra for directors such as Ridley Scott, Paolo Sorrentino, Ben Stiller, Baltasar Kormakur as well as small roles in independent film projects.
5/2008 – Present Independent English Editor for Academic Publications/Cinema
Review, edit and make suggestions to improve papers for graduate students and instructors publishing in English as a second language as well as translating subtitles, writing statements for festival submissions and finalizing scripts.
05/2007 – Present Independent English Teacher
Private lessons for students in Belgium and now Italy. Clients include: Bank of Italy, Espresso, Ministero d’ Educazione, Renault, Partito Democratico and Partito Comunista.
08/2007 – 04/2008 English Instructor, Interface 3, Brussels
Women’s continuing education program focused in information technology. Developed instruction program based on level of students and professional needs.
03/2007 – 05/2008 English Instructor, Accent Languages, Brussels
For employees in the business sector.
04/1998 – 11/1998 Cruise Director, Victoria Cruises, Chongqing, PRC
Represented cruise line on $10 million-ship on Yangtze River.
Liaised between American and Chinese offices during worst flood in 200 years.
Managed staff of 115 Chinese nationals (and taught weekly English classes). Translated between passengers and staff.
Reported weekly on activities, events and quality of passenger experience.
Lectured on Chinese history, language and culture.
09/1991 – 07/1993 Development Associate, University of Chicago, Illinois, USA
Helped nation’s fourth-largest private library reach $7 million fundraising goal.
Ran dinner and lecture series.
Wrote articles and managed publication of Library newsletter.
Created fundraising-related correspondence for Library officers.
Maintained files, deposited contributions and monitored account balances.
Alerted Library of significant gifts and possible new important donors.
06/1989 – 07/1991 English Instructor, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
Taught at a variety of schools in Taiwan including the prestigious language school at TaiDa National University. Also reviewed correspondence for Taipei’s largest law firm, Lee and Li.


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Personal interests

Include: film, reading, history, DIY, education, foreign cultures, languages and travel, fitness, yoga, music, film.