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SUMMARY

Accomplished and forward-thinking original content developer with 10+ years of success creating and producing television series, music videos and comedy. Versatile director, producer, and editor capable of balancing long-term vision and planning with production leadership and management skills.  Subject matter expertise in the digital and content space. Skilled at marketing, promotion and social media.  

SKILLS

TV and Short Form Video – Production Development  – Union Negotiations and Contracting – Production Management – Budgeting  - General Management – Casting    Video Editing  - Color Grading - Sketch Writing –  Timeline Management  – Advertising & Marketing – Digital Content – Reality TV Interviewing - Audio Engineering – ADOBE Suite Production Software -- I.A.T.S.E member for 10 years+

EXPERIENCE

DIRECTOR | EXECUTIVE PRODUCER | EDITOR

Leader of independent production company specializing in creation of music videos for indie labels, and hip hop artists including: SubPop Records, Rhymesayers Records and Fake Four Inc.  Tapped to deliver both high end original music productions, promotional product videos, comedy sketch video and original animation television shows.

Tuff TV / Solar Productions

DIRECTOR | EXECUTIVE PRODUCER | EDITOR

Tuff TV / Solar Productions

Engaged to develop the full length reality television series focusing on the National Roller Derby League airing nationally on Tuff TV. Developed  “Tuff TV’s Roller Derby” under budget from conception through airing, found sponsors and advertisers to support the initial 10 episode series.

  • Executive Producer and liaison between executive representatives at Tuff TV and the National Roller Derby League from all creative and production development to deadline.
  • Lead pre-production, production and post-production, including long-range planning, creative approvals and budget oversight.
  • Managed crews, production managers, producers, associate producers, talent, graphics and art department.

PORTFOLIO SELECTS

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Location and Studio Production

Seasoned Audio Specialist/Camera Op for Major Television productions

  • Top Chef, a Magical Elves Production airing currently on Bravo TV
  • Tony Belko Productions
  • Live music and festivals including: Modest Mouse, Spoon, DJ Shadow, Clap Your Hands and Say Yeah
  • Solitude Studios – Audio Engineer
  • The Annex – Audio Engineer

PA and Grip

  • American Idol           
  • American’s got Talent
  • American Inventor     
  • Pursuit of Happyness  
  • UPN Untitled Party Show
  • Greg Barrent Reality Show Pilot         
  • Various Corporate and Commercial shoots
  • Night of the Bandit
  • Mythbusters

EDUCATON

Ohio University

19992003

Telecommunications