Summary

ADAM DUGAS is a writer-director based in Los Angeles. He is also a seasoned producer and media professional. Adept at shepherding talent and technicians toward a larger artistic goal, Dugas’s work is visually striking and conceptually forward-thinking.

Credits

8/15 – Current

Director DUST

Film (Theatrical) — Lookitnow, Inc. Details
8/15 – Current

Wrote, directed, photographed and edited independent feature film shot in Kansas City, MO and Los Angeles, CA. Raised completion funds and oversaw post-production and finishing. Co-written, photographed and directed by Casey Spooner. Co-produced with Michael Stipe.

3/10 – Current

Executive Producer – Subvoyant

Details
3/10 – Current

Responsible for over 300 shoots and post-production projects on global and national campaigns for top brands: Verizon, Chase, 3M, Advil, Dove, HBO, UPS. Estimated budgets, submitted bids and negotiated final price with agency business managers, producers and client cost consultants for commercial production and editorial projects. Oversaw post-production execution of commercial broadcast, digital and industrial work to top industry standards: creative editorial, graphics, VFX, finishing (audio, color grading, conform, transcoding) and multi-region versioning. Monitored staff of editors, graphic artists and line producers to ensure and maintain proper delivery schedule of simultaneous projects. Key contact for advertising agency and network producers from Grey, mcgarrybowen, Ogilvy, Arnold, HBO, FX.

1/14 – 3/14

Producer Bjarne Melgaard Whitney Biennial

Film (Short) — View With A Room Details
1/14 – 3/14

Casting, production of shoot on location in Brooklyn, NY, hiring of crew, oversaw post and brokered deals with post artists.

10/10 – 10/12

Director (Producer and Editor) LADIES & GENTLEMEN

ImagineFashion.com — Internet — Lookitnow, Inc. Details
10/10 – 10/12

Co-Produced and directed 32-episode series of short form documentary profiles of artists ranging from the fringe to the A-list. Also shot and edited many of the episodes. Subjects included: artist Marina Abramovic, actor Chloe Sevigny, art rock legend Kembra Pfahler (Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black), actor-director James Franco, designer Mary Katranzou, and theater artist Elizabeth LeCompte (The Wooster Group).

1/09 – 3/09

Producer (Various Freelance Projects) Best Revenge

Fischerspooner — Music Video — Lookitnow/Subvoyant Details
1/09 – 3/09

Produced and co-directed two music videos for the art-pop band Fischerspooner on location in New York at the historic Performing Garage.

3/01 – 5/05

Supervising Story Producer – Lifetime Promos

Commercial/Ad — opticnerve usa Details
3/01 – 5/05

Oversaw casting process to find real women all over Tri-State area, SoCal and other regions for short doc profiles used as interstitial branding for Lifetime Real Women network. Field produced all shoots. Produced multiple rounds of casting with various themes: 9/11, women in medicine, Lifetime 20th Anniversary. Worked with network on sourcing appropriate stories and ethnic diversity. Directed all Southern California shoots.

12/98 – 3/99

Assistant Instinct

Touchstone Pictures — Film (Theatrical) — Spyglass Entertainment Holdings, LLC
12/98 – 3/99

Media

  • VIM - "AEROSPACE" - NYTIMES T Magazine

  • LADIES & GENTLEMEN TEASER

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Education

Northwestern University

B.S. Performance Studies

My Gear

  • Canon 5d mark iii
  • zeiss 50mm
  • zoom hd

Affiliations

  • SAG-AFTRA

Skills

  • Director
  • Editor
  • Executive
  • Performer
  • Producer
  • Writer