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Summary

Adam Parr is a producer and director with over 10 years experience creating compelling, purpose driven video content for major networks, nonprofits, brands, and government agencies.  His work has appeared on-line, on prime time television, and at film festivals in the US and abroad.  A few highlights:

 

  •  Content has led to multiple awards, millions in donations,  product approval, and network greenlights
  • Produced and directed over $3 million in commercial and branded content
  • Ability to manage executive level creative and logistics on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Production Tech: RED Camera, Sony, Canon, Arri,  
  • Post Production Tech: Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, AVID, Photoshop, After Effects

 

Relevant Experience

Long Form Television

HBO, Discovery Channel, G4, A&E, 

Commercial + Promo

USAID,  Nat Geo, The Ad Council, MoveOn, Fundrise, Kinglet

Short Form + Branded

NBC, Free People, Ritz Carlton, TedX, Reebok, More Than Me

Development

National Geographic Channel, Travel Channel, Animal Planet, Pivot, CNN, Discovery Channel, History Channel, Comedy Central

 Work History 

20122016

Producer / Director

Freelance, PFly Media,­ Weber Shandwick
  • Produced Over $3 million in commercial and content
  • Managed executive level creative and logistics
  • Scriptwriting, Directing, Production to completion
  • Sizzle Reels/ Development with multiple green lights on multiple networks
20072012

Editor / Writer

Freelance - HBO, Discovery, National Geographic, ­
  • Edited shows for major non-fiction properties such as Puppy Bowl, Countdown, Shark Week
  • Edited national political campaigns for GMMB 2008 & 2012
  • Served as Post Production Supervisor on multiple feature films
  • Work independently without script or supervision if necessary
20052006

Assistant Editor

National Geographic Television­
  • Served as editorial and technical support for up to 10 hour-long shows and series simultaneously 
  • Worked as online edit support, color correction and mix prep, prep for broadcast
  • Served as Post Production Supervisor on multiple projects including feature films

 Selected Credit List 

2016

 

Director/ DP

"Black and White" - All single and multi-cam on location production for A&E's Black and White

Director/ Producer

“Inside the Caliphate” - Feature Documentary on ISIS based on the book by Anne Speckhard

Director/ Producer

“The Failures” - Single Camera Comedy Pilot Starring Matt Mayer- Official Selection- NYTV Festival

Producer / Director

"The Real DC" - Branded Pilot for Nat Geo 

2015

Director

“Thanks FDA”:60 Commercial for Female Viagra

Producer

Who We Are” - 5 Part Documentary Series on Ebola Response for USAID and The Ad Council

Editor / Writer

"Explorer 2.0", "Egypt Rising",  - Development for National Geographic (both greenlit)

 

2014

Writer/ Director

“Even The Score” - :60 Commercial for Female Viagra

Writer/ Director

“Got Space?”  - Short Form and commercial campaign for Kinglet.com

Director

“Flavor of LIfe” - Scripted Ad for McCormick spices

Editor/ Post Producer

“The Walk with Nik Wallenda” -  Emmy Award Winning Digital Campaign for Discovery

 

2013

Director

“That’s a Fact” 3 x :60 spot - "This is Personal" campaign starring Bryan Callen and NIkki Glaser. 

Producer

“Deserving Charities” 4 x 2:00 featuresSegments for Chase Giving Awards on NBC.

Director

“What a Day" - Branded 16mm Short Form for Free People

 

Earlier

Producer/ Editor-

"Adrenaline Lab with Bear Grills" - 10 Episodes - hosted adventure shows branded for Discovery Digital

Editor/ Associate Producer-

"Best Bites with Craig Ferguson" - One Hour Special Event for Shark Week

Editor-

"Somali Pirate Takedown: The Real Story " - One Hour Documentary for Discovery Channel

Supervising Editor-

Puppy Bowl VII 3D -  Editing program and facilitating creation of 3D Deliverable   

2 Hour Special for Animal Planet/ 1 Hour for 3D Network

Editor-

Countdown to Paquiao vs. Barerra II - 1/2 Hour For HBO Sports- Nominated for Sports Emmy

Education

20002004

East Carolina University

B.S., Business Marketing,  B.A., Video Production,East Carolina University, Greenville, NC


Extras

  • Kitchen Spanish- have completed multiple projects in Spanish
  • Full production insurance
  • Director of Photography on many projects- RED, Sony, Canon, Etc. 
  • Working knowledge of Advertising and Marketing practices
  • Deep network of contractors and production partners around the world
  • Perfect scrambled eggs no kidding