Summary

David, a Development and Casting Exec, based in New York, has 2 SVP of Development credits and 2 Development Producer credits, and has been a member since 2016.

Credits

12/15 – Current

SVP of Development – Lost In Vision Entertainment

Details
12/15 – Current

Head of Development. Lead all aspects of casting and development for boutique TV production company, including but not limited to, the conceptualization of original television program concepts and formats, and the delivery and management of celebrities and unknown talent for presentations, pilots and series.

12/16 – 12/16

Development Producer (Freelance) MY Entertainment

Reality/Doc (TV) — My Entertainment Productions Details
12/16 – 12/16

Short-term work-for-hire position called upon to help generate and develop new content for Discovery Channel and WE TV.

8/16 – 8/16

Development Producer (Freelance) DiGa Studios

Reality/Doc (TV) — DIGA Details
8/16 – 8/16

Short-term work-for-hire position called in specifically to assist their in-house development team with adapting a syndicated television property for MTV.

4/15 – 10/15

SVP of Development – Superfine Films

Details
4/15 – 10/15

Head of Development. Lead all aspects of casting and development for TV production company, including but not limited to, the conceptualization of original television program concepts and formats, and the delivery and management of celebrities and unknown talent for presentations, pilots and series. Assisted in the development and casting of “Admission Impossible” for Lifetime Network, as well as developed a “Shark Tank”-type series for rising-star musicians, called “Breakout,” starring Saturday Night Live’s A&R man, Theo Spielberg (Steven’s son), and musician, Andrew WK, in development for Broadway Video.

11/12 – 2/15

VP of Development – Gulp Pictures (formerly Picture Shack Entertainment)

Details
11/12 – 2/15

Head of Development. Write treatments, produce sizzle reels and pitch to network executives. Co-created, developed & sold “Over My Dead Body”(hosted by Linda Hamilton) to Investigation Discovery, and “Mad Funny” comedy game show pilot (starring breakout Youtube star, Flula Borg) to MTV. Lead development for the horror-documentary, “Killer Legends,” sold to Chiller, then redistributed on Hulu, AOL, and other online platforms. Co-created & garnered development deals for additional projects such as “DiResta & Co.” for H2, “Rebel Rebel with Charlie LeDuff” for Travel Channel, “Into the Bridgewater Triangle (hosted by Chris Jericho)” for History Channel, "Cool America" (starring some of the cast of the movie, "Super Troopers" for History Channel, and “Flame Wars” for Syfy Channel.

6/09 – 11/12

VP of Development – Superfine Films

Details
6/09 – 11/12

Head of Development. Co-created and sold “Hillbilly Blood” TV series to Destination America and 3Net, “”Turn and Burn” TV series for Discovery Channel and 3Net, “Chasing Nashville” TV series to Lifetime, “The Skunk Whisperer” series to Animal Planet, “Building Off the Grid” TV Special to DIY, and “Car Wars” pilot to A&E. Garnered numerous development deals at various networks, with projects such as “JJ Armes: Unarmed and Dangerous” at TruTV, “Stick It To the Man” at BBC America, and “Danger Game” at Sundance Channel.

8/08 – 6/09

Director of Development – 2C Media

Details
8/08 – 6/09

Head of Development. Co-created, developed, & cast “A Stand-Up Mother” TV series to WeTV.

1/07 – 2/08

Casting Director – Atlas Media Corporation

Details
1/07 – 2/08

Manage all aspects of casting department for TV & Film production company, including the delivery of celebrities & undiscovered talent for presentations, pilots and series.

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Education

Class of '98

Indiana University

B.A. Telecommunications Major / Theatre Minor

Skills

  • CASTING EXPERT
  • DEVELOPMENT EXPERT
  • FINAL CUT PRO EDITOR
  • PRODUCING
  • SKETCH AND IMPROV COMEIDAN
  • VOICE OVER ACTOR
  • WRITER