A highly productive and motivated producer and production manager with extensive

              production, distribution and marketing experience in film, DVD and new media platforms. 


  • Excels at coordinating multiple projects and deadlines in various stages of development through release.
  • Detailed experience and understanding of all stages of production in multiple media platforms.
  • Strong communicator working closely with clients, vendors and artists to negotiate decisions regarding schedules, budgets and contracts.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2002 - Present

Producer / Production Supervisor

The Animation Show

      The Animation Show started as a theatrical release and as it evolved was produced in

      a variety of formats for DVD, TV and Digital Download via MTV.  Working directly with

      filmmaker Mike Judge, our team annually compiled a film release of the world's greatest


  • Production - Directly managing the show schedule, budget, reporting and implementation.
  • Preproduction -Develop ideal theme and tone for annual tour while setting budget and schedule for the theatrical, DVD, TV and DDTO (iTunes)
  • Production - oversee a tight schedule as commissioned and licensed work was delivered from filmmakers all over the world, while managing a staff of twelve.
  • Post Production - Monitor all post production work from color correction to final digital transfer. Included corresponding with filmmakers and labs for film materials in a variety of formats and conditions.
  • Content Acquisition - Annually writing and negotiating contracts with filmmakers encompassing licensed and commissioned work for various platforms.
  • Responsible for ongoing research and development of animation media, including scouring thousands of short films for the world's greatest animation. Traveled to dozens of film festivals and have obtained a comprehensive understanding of the world of indie animation.
  • Lead the licensing team to broker terms with hundreds of artists for various media outlets. Maintain a detailed understanding of licensing rates for short film content across all platforms.
  • Select artists for commissioned work resulting in short film content that won critical acclaim and huge viral audiences online.
  • Distribution - Booking and negotiating rental agreements for the theatrical film and overseeing distribution annually in 200 plus venues.
  • Accountable for steadily increasing theatrical revenue through negotiating rental agreements with theater owners.
  • Assess with investors the need to distribute the show digitally converting away from 35mm in the third film release.
  • Responsible for collection 99% of all box office revenue in with venues ranging from major art house release to small campus screenings.
  • Marketing - Charged with developing marketing plans and strategies for distribution. Design marketing materials for release and overseeing production of all materials.
  • Annually organizing a comprehensive marketing plan for theatrical and DVD releases for spending in print, online and television outlets.
  • Place ad buys for print and online outlets and negotiating sponsorship collaborations with Cartoon Network for television placement.
  • Lead a grassroots street teams in 25 cities with flyer and poster campaigns.
  • Implement viral marketing through e-mail blasts and newsletters via
  • Social Media Build - Responsible for developing and implementing strategies for Animation Show's complete social media platforms.
  • Created micro sites for the Animation Show in dozens of social media communities.
  • Accountable for growing show e-mail lists to encompass tens of thousands of subscribers.
  • Advanced our brand by involving it in premiere festivals around the world.
  • Public Relations - Handling all press relations for theatrical tours and DVD releases.
  • Schedule filmmaker interviews, writing press releases, and delivering materials (screeners, images, bios) to press outlets
  • Lead live events with filmmaker Q&A's in 25 cities across North America annually.
  • Serve as the public face of the show answering fan questions and e-mails regarding Mike Judge and other show filmmakers.
Aug 1999 - Jan 2003

Contract administrator

The Walt Disney Company

       Responsible for scheduled residual payments to various performers and guilds across

      hundreds of Disney/ABC shows.

  • Processed various contracts for residual payment. Working with various guilds to meet payments deadlines, corrections and updates for Disney Company owned TV programs.
  • Extensive data entry and upkeep included updating company payroll system, rerun and other programs for automated payment to performers.
  • Worked with programming staff to streamline 'new hire' and database operations.
Jan 1996 - Jan 2000

Production Coordinator

Bitter Films Productions

      Responsible for coordinating on various projects from film production to sales and marketing


  • Managed casting, rehearsal and session preparation for voice over track.
  • Extensive DVD production work overseeing hundreds of click through photo galleries and special features. Co-authored the DVD "Bitterfilms Volume One.
  • Coordinated design specs with designer and filmmakers for merchandise releases ranging from T-shirts to temporary tattoos.
  • Writer/VO performer in various short films including Academy Award nominated short film Rejected, by Don Hertzfeldt. Other Hertzfeldt films performances included Lily and Jim and The Meaning of Life.




University of California Santa Barbara


University of California Santa Barbara



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