Summary

After 30+ years as a film producer, DGA AD, and live event producer, I’ve honed skills I didn’t know existed. Drop me anywhere, give me any budget, hit me with your wildest project. The outcome is always the same: pitch-perfect success.

Credits

4/10 – 8/18

Executive Producer – Launch DRTV

Details
4/10 – 8/18

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER/PRODUCER/DIRECTOR Manage all aspects of worldwide long-form & short-form direct response commercial campaigns. Coordinate & direct creative development; generate creative content. Divide total contracted monies between all segments of show development; budget experience up to $3M per individual project. Orchestrate communication & scheduling between all channels of production: creative development, production & post-production. Hire and manage staff & oversee all areas of production: pre-production through post. Supervise testimonial programs: recruiting /live recruiting /program protocol. Oversee talent casting & booking/negotiate talent rates/manage talent schedules/oversee travel both domestic & international. Confident handling all celebrity interface. Solid ability to liaise with clients, talent agents and talent. Confident in directing B-Roll, product and lifestyle and live event segments.

1/03 – 1/09

Senior Producer Live Music Concerts

Live Event — Various Details
1/03 – 1/09

Live Events • Produced filming of 7 live concerts from multiplex arenas and casinos to intimate concert halls. Organized all aspects: from logistics, crew, audience and security to celebrity and entourage accommodations to/from venue including celeb rider. Negotiated all fees, permits and vendors sales. Multiple camera shoot with cranes, jibs, drones. • Produced filming of live Las Vegas event at Luxor with Josh Altman “Flip for Life”. Recruited audience for testimonials, liaised with hotel and organizers, directed run and gun interviews with attendees. Conference Events Director of International Imago Therapy Conference. 6 years. Set up registration and fee pay system, liaise with attendees and workshop leaders, research and secure conference and key note speakers. Responsible for day to day scheduling of events and extra curricular activities. Hired all staff, volunteers and daily morning speakers. Oversaw marketing and advertising, responsible for budget, bookstore, opening and closing ceremonies. Negotiated hotel, AV services and audio taping sales. 3,000 US and international attendees. Trade Show Events PDAC Money and Mines conference for client, Western Copper. 5 years. Conceptualized and designed production of WC booth, organized speakers and presenters for booth, handled all negotiations with location, arranged travel and accommodations for staff and speakers, detailed scheduling for the week with seamless execution. 30,000 attendees. 658 booths in show. Retreat Events 8 years with multiple retreats each year. Organize, produce and promote weeklong, high-end yoga, biking and design retreats in France, Ireland, and Greece. Arrange accommodations, travel, activities, transportation, equipment, scheduling and staffing. Liaise with clients, staff and vendors. Intimate groups of 15 to larger of 80. Responsible for promotion, marketing and social media.

1/97 – 1/09

Line Producer

Commercial/Ad Details
1/97 – 1/09

Live Action Commercials (partial client list end of resume, additional upon request) PRODUCER/DGA 1st ASSISTANT DIRECTOR Hire and lead cross-functional teams 100+ working in all areas of film and digital media production. Manage branding and retail campaigns from breaking down shooting boards to recording voiceover and final mix. Work with director, as well as agency or in-house art directors, writers and producers to ensure creative visions are executed to the fullest; on time and on budget. Bid, manage, and actualize all budgets. Creatively resolve production problems on the spot. Live studio audience work (150+) with multiple cameras (8) including jibs and cranes. Successfully coordinate background extras of 300+. DGA 1st Assistant Director resume upon request. Summary of Qualifications • Leadership. Integrity. Highly organized and detail oriented for big picture. Strong problem solving, critical thinking and interpersonal skills supported by keen sense of humor. Cross-functional team expertise; inspire creativity, cultivate individual skills and defuse high stress situations to keep team focus on the end goal. Ability to multi-task and remain calm in high-pressure situations. • Solid experience managing and producing complex campaigns in live event campaigns, film, social media, direct response, print, reality format, viral and BTS campaigns. Skilled in role of client liaison, negotiating high profile and celebrity talent, and maneuvering through difficult location negotiations. Able to successfully oversee and manage 250+ employees. Proven ability to analyze quantitative data. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. International experience.

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