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Work History

 2016Present

Freelance Writer/Producer

Lee Daniels Entertainment - Beverly Hills, CA
  • Currently developing a project with Oscar and Emmy award-winning producer/director Lee Daniels.
2016Present

Freelance Producer

BoulderLight Pictures - Los Angeles, CA
  • Developing , producing and overseeing all creative/workflow aspects of  new Sci-Fi anthology feature film: Including story approvals,  filmmaker selection, cast,  producer notes, production and post.
  • Daily communication with AAA industry agencies and management companies.
  • Oversaw production budget of $600k on (4 )separate segment productions. 
  • Responsible for hiring of key production heads delegated to run each segment production.
  • Negotiated agreements regarding filmmakers, cast, & post-facilities.
  • Responsible to maintain deadlines appointed to each  filmmaker including script submissions,  edits and  final delivery of feature.
 2014Present

Freelance Development Executive

Wasted Talent Entertainment - New York, NY
  • Lead creative development, packaging and pitching of various critically-acclaimed, award-winning IDW published properties such as  Crawl To Me,  Killogy and The Shunned One  for film and television adaptations.
  • Developed and produced an animated proof of concept teaser for Killogy featured in Rolling Stone Magazine  2015. Garnered over 200k Vimeo views  within it's first week.
 20122013

Executive In Charge of Production

The Collective -  Beverly Hills, CA
  • Performed  heavy contract negotiation, product packaging, day-to-day production management, creative development and general oversight of five film productions from pre- production through post to delivery.
  • Served as Executive Producer for "V/H/S Viral" the 3rd chapter in the internationally acclaimed “V/H/S” horror anthology franchise.  Oversaw production workflow from development to delivery. Distributed by Magnet Releasing theatrically, VOD and SVOD.
  • Lead  script development for  feature film "Siren"  distributed by Chiller Network. and Sony.
 2012 2013

Director of Acquisitions

Salient Media -  Beverly Hills, CA
  • Oversaw  acquisitions and development for elevated genre line in conjunction with leading horror brand www.bloody-disgusting.com
  •  Licensed genre content for multiple domestic platforms both short and long form to be released theatrically, VOD and SVOD.
  • Consulting and collaborating with programming and marketing departments to develop release strategies for films.
  • Company representative at various Film Festivals and film markets including Sundance, Toronto International Film Festival, American Film Market, SXSW and more. Engaged in bids for new film content for distribution.
 20082012

Development Executive/Producer

MTV Networks - Santa Monica, CA
  • Responsible for identifying, developing and creating new scripted features  for the network.
  •  Served as  collaborating network producer on the international hit  “My Super Psycho Sweet 16” franchise. Was  involved in day-to-day production from development to final delivery. The first film in 2009 was well received by both critics and audiences. It delivered the network's strongest rating. Among female teens, the film ranked #1 in its time period versus all ad supported TV competition and #2 overall across all television competition behind only Disney. The films marked the first ever  made for TV film franchise to become a sucessful  televised trilogy which concluded in 2012.
  • Developed and co-produced  the teen thriller “The Truth Below” which aired in 2011 to solid ratings for the network.
  •  Conceptualized the promotional 2012  MTV Movie Awards contest that tied into the "My Super Psycho Sweet 16 part 3" release by utilizing on-air exposure along with Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and top online entertainment sites to drive awareness.
 20072008

Executive Assistant To President Of Entertainment

MTV Networks - Santa Monica, CA
  • Managed the day-to-day  office operations and administration of the President Of Entertainment Brian Graden
  • Heavy phones and rolling calls. 
  • Calendar management.
  • Managed domestic & international travel itineraries.
  • Maintaining and submission of expense reports for reimbursement.
  •  Preparing and editing correspondence, reports, and presentations.. 
  • Script reading and full written coverage.
  • Creating and compiling of development notes on scripted series content before air dates.
  • Acted as liaison for A-listed talent and high level executives.

 20002005

Office Assistant

DreamWorks Studios - New York, NY
  • Assisted with all day-to-day operations of east coast satellite office.
  • Heavy data entry including: creating detailed spreadsheets for office inventory and vendors. Also updating of all facility files and contact lists.
  • Assisted top-level executives working in NY office including  DreamWorks partners Jeffery Katzenberg and David Geffen when in town. 
  • Oversaw set up of off site pitch meetings including the hit animated film  “Flushed Away”  for Jeffery Katzenberg and Hugh Jackman.
  • Responsible for running all audio/video equipment including taping and dubbing of various requested Television shows,  talent appearances and EPKs.
  • Assisted in coordinating casting sessions also filmed auditions for DreamWorks studio projects.
  • Provided support for New York departments with special events, premieres and Junkets.
  • Responsible for all mailroom/kitchen activities including, Vendor accounts outgoing/incoming mail and packages, office/kitchen supply and food orders, copier maintenance.

Education

1992

New York University

Skills

Microsoft Office