Nelson Ortiz is a respected producer and director with over twenty years of experience in both broadcast and corporate television, whose work spans almost every facet of production.


10/12 – Current

Producer Brooklyn Bridge Films, LLC

Corporate — Brooklyn Bridge Films
10/12 – Current
7/06 – 10/12

Producer BMS Films

Bristol Myers Squibb Details
7/06 – 10/12

BMS Films - Corporate Pharma • Supervised and coordinated all budgets for remote and internal productions. • Managed project budgets for use in multichannel marketing strategies. • Produced approx. 60-70 productions per year. • Coordinated all technical audio, visual and personnel aspects • Collaborated with teams from international advertising, PR and interactive agencies

8/05 – 6/06

Associate Director Nick News With Linda Ellerbee

NICK/NOGGIN — Lucky Duck Productions Details
8/05 – 6/06

• Supervise and conducted all pre-production packaging for all tapings • Made all counts to sound and voice-overs for all show roll-ins. • Recorded and Maintained edit notes during tapings for all post-production sessions.

7/04 – 6/05

Associate Director The Jane Pauley Show

NBC — NBC Universal Details
7/04 – 6/05

• Supervised field piece tape package transfers • Assisted Post-Production Supervisor by paper cutting shows to time. • Reviewed all edited shows to meet the standards required for satellite feed. ➢ Assisted Director by coordinating all tape traffic for each show. ➢ Coordinated graphics ➢ Back-timed show during tapings.

9/99 – 6/04

Associate Director Ricki Lake

Syndication — Sony Pictures Entertainment Details
9/99 – 6/04

• Supervised on-line edit sessions and cutting shows to time. • Served as 1st Assoc. Dir. as follows: ➢ Coordinated and instructed all crew members during daily pre-pack sessions. ➢ Made all counts to sound and voice-overs for all show roll-ins. ➢ Coordinated all graphic elements including chyron. ➢ Back-timed show during tapings.

8/96 – 8/99

Production Assistant Ricki Lake

Syndication — Sony Pictures Entertainment Details
8/96 – 8/99

Control Room P.A./Stage Manager • Created rundowns, seating charts and back-timed every show during tapings. • Recorded and maintained edit notes for all post-production sessions. • Organized graphic elements, music selection, clearance and cue sheets. • Served as back-up Stage Manager for heavy production shows.

9/95 – 6/96

Post Production Supervisor The Ricki Lake Show, Sony Pictures Entertainment, NYC

Syndication — Sony Pictures Entertainment Details
9/95 – 6/96

• Maintained and kept track of all show elements and edited show masters. • Dubbed and distributed all edited shows to specific departments and facilities. • Coordinated weekly air schedule with satellite feeding facility and managed feed schedule.


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Class of '94

Hunter College - CUNY

Bachelor's Degree TV/Film Production


  • Directors Guild of America


  • Commercials
  • Editing
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Journalism
  • Microsoft Office
  • Photography
  • Photoshop
  • Post Production
  • Producing
  • Production Managment
  • Social Media
  • Storytelling
  • Television
  • Video
  • Video Editing
  • Video Production