RESUME 2018

Executive Producer 

COMMERCIALS + BRANDED CONTENT + MUSIC VIDEO + PRINT + VR+AR+Immersive

2014-Present

Freelance Line Producer / Anonymous + Reset Content + Art and Commerce + Furlined

  • Continued 20+ year relationship with Francis Lawrence producing branded content and tv commercials for Calvin Klein with Margot Robbie, Tiffany digital campaign featuring Elle Fanning, Dior print and tv campaign featuring Jenniffer Lawrence. Serviced all client relationships from previous projects. Produced post on projects working on client direct projects through delivery.

  • Specifically focused producing print, tv commercials and branded content for Luxury Brands featuring celebrity talent servicing international clients with multinational shoots helmed by A List directors.

  • Produced commercials at Reset Content for directors Johnny Green, Martin Werner, Wally Pfister.  Commercials include HTC with Gary Oldman, Apple I phone global launch campaign, H&R Block, Nissan, NRG, Sonos Brand spot with Rick Ruben, Q Tip, St. Vincent and Gary Clark Jr.

 

2016-2017

Executive Producer - Digital Domain Playa Vista

  • Forged relationships for Immersive Department with Blue Chip advertisers including AT&T - Sunkist - NFL

  • Developed creative roster of 2d talent to helm immersive projects

  • Implemented nationwide sales team and supervised sales strategy and direction including screenings at all major New York agencies

  • Supervised department heads in bidding, production, and post and finishing of all immersive projects

  • Created sales collateral and spearheaded creative direction and vision for the immersive department

2011-2014

Executive Producer - Producer  Black Hand Cinema, Hollywood

  • Representing director Anthony Mandler at Black Hand Cinema for commercials, branded content and music videos

  • Produced award winning music videos for Rihanna, Lana Del Rey, fun., Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, the WKND, Demi Lovato, Muse, and Justin Timberlake.  

  • Launched BHC Films with Anthony Mandler as a media company representing directors who are at the same time, artists, photographers, and storytellers

  • BHC Films represents Ryan Pallotta, Amber Gray, and Aram Bedrossian

  • Executive Produced + Produced commercials for Chevy, Cadillac, Lexus, Almay, Max Factor, Duracell, 1800 Tequila.  Bid multinational campaigns including print and television featuring celebrity talent John Legend, Ray Liotta, Kate Hudson, and Jay Z.  Presided over 10 million dollar a year business creating an impressive track record of prestigious work and fiscally solvent entity.

2002-2011  

Producer – DNA, Hollywood

  • Produced for all DNA directors including Jean Baptiste Mondino, Francis Lawrence, Marc Webb, Rich Lee, Kevin Bray, Liz Freidlander, Sam Brown, Paul Gore, Cyril Guyot, Director X.

  • Oversaw all operations to fulfill director’s creative vision for the production of high profile music videos and commercials including Grammy Award Winning "Bad Romance" by Lady Gaga - winner of 7 VMA's as well as named video of the decade for the 2000's.

  • Supervised all foreign service clients, directors and production including Armani, Dior, Dolce and Gabana, Schwartzkopf and Avon for international markets. Many projects were with A list celebrities including Charlize Theron, Matthew McConaughey, Scarlet Johansson, Megan Fox and Heidi Klum.  Oversaw both print and tv campaigns for clients and photographers on many projects.

  • Liaised between client and director, negotiated and managed all differences in creative vision.

  • Maintained heavy client interaction: kept all relevant parties informed of progress and changes

  • Acquired overages from client and provided appropriate back-up.

  • Interfaced with talent management and agents for celebrity talent

  • Oversaw and managed all casting functions, ran casting sessions and interfaced with casting agents

  • Successfully managed up to three projects at a time with budgets up to a million dollars plus per project

  • Developed exceptional working relations with key individuals throughout the industry including advertising agencies, clients and below the line crew agents, many times working with academy award winning DP's such as Emmanuel Lubezki and Darius Khonji, Jo Willems.

  • Handled international client direct commercials and supported production service jobs where there is no agency present - often times seeing the project through post to final delivery to client.  

1999-2002

Executive Producer – Clever Films, Hollywood

  • Launched and developed production company “Clever Films”  

  • Amassed roster of talented directors including Brothers Strause, Tim Story, Anthony Mandler, Sylvain White, Glenn Bennett, Terry Heller, and Fat Cats

  • Supervised all aspects of commercial and music video production from research, bidding, physical production, and post-production.

  • Head of sales force for company, sourcing out new jobs for directors and traveling extensively to New York and internationally for sales trips

  • Attended MTV Video Music Awards, Billboard Awards, and Grammy Awards on behalf of the company

  • Liaised with record company executives from Warner Bros, Universal, Atlantic and Sony Music, Def Jam, etc.

  • Acted as “the face” of the company at industry trade organizations including the MVPA and AICP

  • Responsible for annual billings of up to 10 million dollars

  • Developed key relationships with record companies and advertising agencies resulting in jobs for new and established directors

1996-2000

Freelance Producer for HSI, MJZ, DNA

  • Produced videos for directors Matthew Rolston, Francis Lawrence, Diane Martel, David Hogan, Little X, Terry Heller, Liz Friedlander, Kieran Walsh,  Billy Woodruff, and Mark Klasfeld

1994-1996

Freelance Production Manager

  • Directors Included – Wayne Isham, Joseph Kahn, Ken Arlidge, Justin Klarenbeck, Marco Brambilla, Bill Pope, Morgan Lawley

  • Clients Included – Carbo Films, Bedford Falls, OPictures, Propaganda Films, GMS, Harmony Films, HKH, Dream Quest

  • Managed budgeting and kept track of all project expenditures for commercials and music videos. Completed 100% of projects below budget

  • Ensured that all equipment, crew, lighting, camera, labor, post-production, wardrobe, art department, stage, sound, grip, catering, and other costs were kept in budget

  • Established key relationships which yielded a lower than average cost from vendors

  • Compiled call sheets, production reports, production booklets, maps and other relevant data

  • Provided all necessary communication among crew and talent

  • Managed purchase order log, petty cash and timecards

  • Completed talent contracts

  • Coordinated all locations duties, acquired permits, signatures from the city etc.

  • Clients Included Coppos Films, Screen Gems, Directors Alliance, Electric Avenue Films, Artist Company, Chelsea Pictures, Oil Factory

  • Worked with directors Brent Thomas, Gary Sato, Buddy Cone, Mitch Teller, Ron Ames, Mike Bigelow