Summary

Experienced in agency broadcast production and self-produced video/podcast/live events, now eagerly looking for entry-level positions that will get that foot in the door and help me grow as a producer

Credits

3/16 – Current

Producer Brooklyn Loft Party

Live Event — GrumpyFILMS & PRODUCTIONS Details
3/16 – Current

Oversee production of monthly, live, 90-minute variety show with integrated party bookends and peripherals; Research and book talent; Program show orders; Coordinate with rotating slate of hosts; Draft and maintain show running order information and distribute to production and camera staff; Liase with venue production staff; Draft copy for and program social media marketing Named “Critic’s Pick” four times by Time Out New York “Delivers a welcome, much-needed antidote to niche NYC.” – Culturebot

10/06 – Current

Producer – GrumpyFILMS & PRODUCTIONS

Details
10/06 – Current

Guide the overall creative output; Act as primary director and DP; Act as primary editor (2 years on Adobe Premiere, 9 years on Final Cut) and finisher, completing 250+ video projects from single- and multi-cam footage and 120+ podcast episodes; Concept and produce promotional videos for non-profit clients (Playwrights Horizons, St. Ann’s Warehouse, Producers Guild of America East, Scholastic, Inc., The Play Company); Develop slate of seven long-form series ideas, generating pitch decks and pilot video materials as needed

10/07 – 11/08

Producer – Sapient Nitro

Details
10/07 – 11/08

Supervised offline and online edits, audio mixes and casting; Bid and estimated jobs; Coordinated small shoots; Negotiated music licensing; Created and maintained budgets; Coordinated dubbing and shipping; Generated traffic instructions; Tracked talent contracts and talent status; Edited agency presentation videos

3/08 – 10/08

Producer The Good Food Factory Pilot

Reality/Doc (TV) — GrumpyFILMS & PRODUCTIONS Details
3/08 – 10/08

Developed content and look of three-episode pilot package with series creator; Staffed crew and cast minors as guests; Coordinated locations; Secured talent and location releases; Edited and finished episodes through color correct and final audio mix; Commenced pitch process

3/03 – 7/05

Associate Producer – J. Walter Thompson Worldwide

Details
3/03 – 7/05

Supervised audio mixes and offline/online edits, coordinating work from illustrators, graphics houses, and music houses; Cast and directed voice and live talent; Selected stock music and researched footage and stills; Created and tracked production budgets; Negotiated with client production consultants; Edited agency reels on linear editing system

Media

  • Production Reel

  • Daniel Sears Director/DP Reel

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Education

Hobart College

BA in English and Comparative Literature

Skills

  • DP - Canon tape-based and hard drive cameras
  • Editor - 2 Years Adobe Premiere / 9 Years Final Cut Pro