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Summary

Joe, a Development Manager, based in Los Angeles, has 2 Development Manager credits and 1 Development Assistant credit, and has been a member since 2015.

Credits

10/14 – Current

Development Manager – Wilshire Studios/NBC Universal

Details
10/14 – Current

• Develop and execute original programming for network clients • Collaborate with business affairs to execute shopping and talent agreements plus help oversee first look and overall deals • Work with development team overseeing pilots, presentations, and sizzles • Find and create new unscripted ideas and shows including creating decks, one sheets, treatments, etc. • Build and maintain relationships with networks, producers, directors and production companies • Communicate the development strategy to the creative and network community • Manage, support, and implement the strategic creative approaches of the department

10/13 – 10/14

Development Manager – Eyeboogie, Inc.

Details
10/13 – 10/14

• Develop and pitch unscripted shows to broadcast and cable networks • Create decks and one sheets for new show concepts from inception to pitch phase • Facilitate the creative and technical aspects of the development team • Produce and oversee shoots, edits, run thrus, and all sales / pitch materials • Participate in all creative brainstorms and meetings; produce written summaries of all meetings attended, for immediate circulation to company executives • Create and update confidential department reports, databases, documents, cast lists, budgets, production info, executed contracts, contact sheets, etc • Research new areas for potential show ideas and setting meetings to discuss new business opportunities

1/13 – 10/13

Development Associate – FremantleMedia North America

Details
1/13 – 10/13

Development Associate • Edit string-outs, casting reels, and sizzle reels for internal development and network pitch meetings • Handle International format research and liaise between FMNA and international counterparts for acquisitions • Oversee and edit new and existing sizzle reels and also tweak existing tape from our library • Create Keynote and Power Point presentations for new and current projects • Create and implemented a tracking & coverage report consisting of information about new pilots, series, and executive moves for several departments throughout company • Write show descriptions for pitch booklets, script copy for pilot shoots and sizzle reels, and episodic loglines • Work directly with internal departments and attend budget, casting, development, and brainstorm meetings to help develop new ideas, formats, and show concepts

7/11 – 1/13

Development Assistant – FremantleMedia North America

Details
7/11 – 1/13

• Maintain calendar and coordinate meetings with other executives both internal and external • Maintain heavy phone log for SVP & VP of development • Develop familiarity with all projects in development • Keep databases updated • Prepare expense reports, track and copy all payments, and reconcile all credit bills • Prepare and finalize travel arrangements • Work with the development team to create new ideas for the marketplace • Track all social media for viral trends

1/10 – 7/11

Casting Assistant – Disney/ABC Television Group

Details
1/10 – 7/11

• Administrative liaison between; development, casting director(s), production, producer(s), agents/managers, and business affairs for series and pilot shows • Create actor demo reels by compiling relevant film and television material, using the MAC programs iMovie and IDVD to upload and edit reel together for producers, casting, studio, and network to showcase actors • Answer heavy phones, maintain business calendar, coordinate meetings, field calls, respond to inquiries, coordinate travel, process expense reports, order office supplies through SAP • Maintain extensive demo reel and DVD libraries using Microsoft Access, create show binders for the various pilots, distributed deal requests, and regularly updated talent databases • Coordinate studio and network sessions to test actors for upcoming pilots • Update & create confidential department reports, databases, documents, cast lists, budgets, production info, executed contracts, diversity reports, contact sheets, etc

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Skills

  • COMPUTER SKILLS Proficient in MSOffice (Word
  • Excel
  • final cut
  • idvd
  • imovie
  • PowerPoint