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Summary

Shooting through streets of NYC (MTV) to remote villages in Africa (HBO). Crafting stories for documentaries to docusoaps, sizzle reels to series, live events to branded content.

Credits

5/15 – Current

Videographer (Editor) – Magic Tree Media

Details
5/15 – Current

Magic Tree Media is a LA based creative company that specializes in digital content, events, and TV. Develop, cast (Skype), shoot and edit for any screen. Branded content, corporate media, commercials, sizzle reels, pilots and series. Clients: UCLA, Chevron, HGTV, Food Network, Southern California Golden Gloves and many others.

9/15 – 10/15

Casting Director – Chevron (Group SJR)

Commercial/Ad — Truffle Pig Details
9/15 – 10/15

Casting Director on the new Chevron Campaign DOERS. Responsible for finding all the potential characters, conducting Skype or shooting in-person interviews and editing all casting reels.

1/15 – 4/15

Development (Casting) – Love Productions

Details
1/15 – 4/15

Oversaw casting in Los Angeles. I cast and developed new shows, did non-stop creative research scouring the country for amazing characters, conducted tons of Skype interviews, shot and edited casting reels and rough sizzle reels. Worked with various networks like Food Network, HGTV, and FYI casting new pilots and series.

10/08 – 11/14

Director of Development – NBCUniversal

Details
10/08 – 11/14

Opened PP Los Angeles office. Oversaw all development and casting. Ran talent search- scouting raw talent, creating idea, developing + writing show concepts around characters and environments. Pitch and sell concepts to various networks: TLC, TWC, VH1, A&E, History, MTV, Sundance Channel, Discovery, SyFy, WE, Lifetime, Spike, Oxygen and USA.

9/06 – 10/08

Director of Development – Banyan Productions

Details
9/06 – 10/08

Oversaw all development and casting. Built team for core development group. Critically acclaimed series Delivery Me for Discovery Health aired for four seasons. Psychic Soccer Mom for TLC aired for three seasons. Other series: Surviving Motherhood - TLC, Hijinks - Nickelodeon, Design Swap - Planet Green.

3/04 – 9/06

Development Producer – Banyan Productions

Details
3/04 – 9/06

Develop show concepts for Banyan. Write show one sheets and treatments. Produce presentation tapes, including research, budgets, write scripts, shoot, and edit. Series: Nice Package - Oxygen, Ambush Makeover - 20th Century Fox, Ultimate Bathrooms - HGTV, Trip of a Lifetime - Travel Channel.

2/03 – 3/04

Producer – TLC

Details
2/03 – 3/04

Produced a half hour non-fiction series on love, dating, and the possibility of finding the one. Developed stories, including research, match-making, script writing, and edits. Directed two camera shoots documenting the highs and lows of single life and blind dates and personal interviews. Traveled nationwide for shoots.

Media

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Education

NYU

Grad

UCLA

Undergrad

My Gear

  • Canon XA20
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • Sennheiser Shotgun Mic
  • Sennheiser Wireless kit

Skills

  • Casting
  • Concepts
  • Development
  • Director
  • Editor
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Live Events
  • Manager
  • Producer
  • Production
  • Shooter
  • Sizzle Reels
  • Skype Interviews
  • Storyteller
  • Writing