Summary

Akil, a Producer/Videographer/Editor, based in New York, has 2 Production Manager credits and 2 Associate Producer credits, and has been a member since 2016.

Credits

1/08 – 5/16

Production Manager – Arcade Creative Group

Details
1/08 – 5/16

Work with global client executives and account directors to define client vision for major clients including Sony, Coca---Cola, Fanta, Ralph Lauren, MTA, NJOY, Jockey, Puma, and KPMG • Managed staff of 8---10, freelancers, and project budgets of $50K---1M • Developed SOWs, pitches, creative concepts; managed production of: o Music videos, on---air & digital commercials (shoots, edits, graphics sessions, banners) o Negotiate music sync licensing • Standardize and systematize content delivery to Sony owned / operated stores worldwide

1/08 – 5/16

Associate Producer – Arcade Creative Group / Sony Corporation

Details
1/08 – 5/16

Work with global client executives and account directors to define client vision for major clients including Sony, Coca---Cola, Fanta, Ralph Lauren, MTA, NJOY, Jockey, Puma, and KPMG • Managed staff of 8---10, freelancers, and project budgets of $50K---1M • Developed SOWs, pitches, creative concepts; managed production of: o Music videos, on---air & digital commercials (shoots, edits, graphics sessions, banners) o Negotiate music sync licensing • Standardize and systematize content delivery to Sony owned / operated stores worldwide

1/08 – 5/16

Production Manager – Sony Music

Details
1/08 – 5/16

Produce, camera-operate/shoot, and edit for various in-house productions with SME labels, including but not limited to, RCA, Epic, Columbia, and Legacy. • Work with key internal stakeholders from the creative, marketing, and business affairs departments to achieve project expectations and timely delivery. • Review and present bids and manage line-item production budgets • Responsible for DVD / Blu-Ray authoring and long form delivery to SME labels. • Maintain strong relationships with third party production companies and independent contractors that cater to a variety of aesthetics. • Negotiate music sync licensing

1/08 – 5/16

Associate Producer – Sony Muic Entertainment

Details
1/08 – 5/16

Produce, camera-operate/shoot, and edit for various in-house productions with SME labels, including but not limited to, RCA, Epic, Columbia, and Legacy. • Work with key internal stakeholders from the creative, marketing, and business affairs departments to achieve project expectations and timely delivery. • Review and present bids and manage line-item production budgets • Responsible for DVD / Blu-Ray authoring and long form delivery to SME labels. • Maintain strong relationships with third party production companies and independent contractors that cater to a variety of aesthetics. • Negotiate music sync licensing

Media

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Education

Class of '16

Liberty University

Bachelor's degree in Business, Communications, and Religion
Class of '14

Digital Film Academy

Film & Graphics
Class of '13

New York Film Academy

Film/Producing/Editing

My Gear

  • DJI Ronin
  • Sony Pxw-FS7

Skills

  • Directing/Shooting
  • Editorial
  • Producing
  • Production Management