Produced and story-produced back-to-back documentaries under tight deadlines, preproducing one segment while shooting and editing another. Found and cast local kids willing to be interviewed for free for a news show. Arranged and verified work permits. Hired studio teacher. Collaborated with Field Producer on storyline and structure. Shaped stories in post with Field Producer and Editor on Premiere and Avid. Worked with production designer to find rights-cleared school supplies to transform studio into temporary classroom. Researched and devised storyline contrasting smart drugs with natural brain-stimulating methods, such as meditation and nutrition. Used my social media contacts to find and book celebrity nutrition/nootropics expert Dave Asprey, CEO of The Bulletproof Executive. Worked with producing team to find and book neuroscientist Dr. Andrew Hill. Collaborated with Field Producer to develop storylines. Arranged shooting permits, booked locations and secured location agreements for all shoots. Obtained appearance and IP releases. Worked closely with legal team to ensure all rights clearances were in order. ￼Created schedules, call sheets, legal clearance reports and petty-cash reports. Co-conceived and directed show’s final field piece, collaborating with Field Producer to give each segment a unique look.
Field Pieces: These Kids Solved World Hunger, A Farmer’s Market Delivered to Your Door, and Supercharge Your Brain.