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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


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

 Work History 


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

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

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 




"True or False" - Multi-Camera office- style comedy pilot for BRIC Arts Media

Director/ Producer

Water is Life” - 5 Part Documentary Series on Malaria Response in Zambia for USAID and The Ad Council



Director/ DP

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

Director/ Producer

What the Florida” - Proof of Concept Pilot for Animal Planet -  resulting in 13 episode order

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 



“Thanks FDA”:60 Commercial for Female Viagra


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)



Writer/ Director

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

Writer/ Director

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


“Flavor of LIfe” - Scripted Ad for McCormick spices

Editor/ Post Producer

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




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


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


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



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


"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


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



East Carolina University

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


  • 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