Rico Shay is an independent film producer, director, writer, and videographer. He has a strong passion for acting but developed one for writing and directing when he realized the potential he had with it. He has worked and created over 15 shorts, one feature, and one pilot.


4/22 – 4/22

Production Assistant He Gets Us

Film (Short) — Ditore Mayo Entertainment Details
4/22 – 4/22

Ran errands, set up scenes, transported equipment, talent wrangler

4/22 – 4/22

Production Assistant Protective Jumbo-Tron Hype Video

Corporate — Telegraph Creative Details
4/22 – 4/22

Moved equipment, firewatch grip truck, ran errands, set up scenes, created special effects for when athlete entered stadium.

4/22 – 4/22

Production Assistant UAB Sports & Exercise Medicine

Corporate — Cayenne Creative Details
4/22 – 4/22

Pressure washed driveway, set up area for lunch and cleaned up. Locked down our shooting area for cars.

4/22 – 4/22

Production Assistant Dale's 2022 TV Commercial

Corporate — Dale's Seasoning Details
4/22 – 4/22

Prepped our production truck with props and art department. On set, ran errands to different stores, moved equipment, picked up lunch. After wrap, dropped off props and rentals from the production truck.

1/22 – 1/22

Production Assistant (Lead) Honda BHM

Honda — Advertising — Kissd Studio, LLC Details
1/22 – 1/22

Picked up photographer, assisted photographer with shots and model, helped with equipment.

10/21 – 10/21

Production Assistant Panic 911 (Season 8)

A&E — TV — Category 6 Media Details
10/21 – 10/21

Order and picking up lunch Assisting with day to day production needs Assisting camera crew and setting up shots Made runs to Walmart and Target Help with setup and breakdown of set Set up crafty

9/21 – 9/21

Production Assistant DW Legacy

Film (Short) — Red Sky Studios, LLC Details
9/21 – 9/21

Drive 15 passenger van and wrangle talent. Help with art department. Set up and break down set.

5/21 – 8/21

Production Assistant Flipping Down South (Season 1)

Airs March 2022 — TV — Six West Media Details
5/21 – 8/21

Drive enterprise cargo van everyday which stored grip and crafty Order and picking up lunch Assisting with day to day production needs Assisting camera crew and setting up shots work with producers helping setting up the scene Run various errands like ship items at fedex, pick up equipment, etc. Lock down areas Get appearance releases signed Help with setup and breakdown of set Clean up and dump trash Set up crafty 3-4 company moves a day


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Class of '22

University of Alabama at Birmingham



  • Producing
  • Directing
  • Editing
  • Social Media
  • Video Editing
  • Screenwriting
  • Writing
  • Research
  • Event Planning
  • Public Speaking
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Google Docs
  • Social Networking
  • Cinematography
  • Microsoft Word
  • Google Sheets
  • Creative Writing
  • Dropbox
  • Google Drive
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Customer Service
  • Celtx
  • Facebook