Summary

Writer/Director from Philly. Just had my directorial feature film debut with the release of MICerz. Created a network sitcom with 20th Century Fox (Adapted). Looking to continue this momentum into creating & telling more story's to entertain and bring some joy.

Credits

5/20 – 1/22

Director MICerz

Freestyle Digital Media — Film (Feature-length) — Freestyle Digital Media Details
5/20 – 1/22

Directed and produced feature film. Multiple festival selections, nominations, and awards. Secured distribution in 10/21 for release on 1/22

5/20 – 10/21

Writer MICerz

Freestyle Digital Media — Film (Feature-length) — Freestyle Digital Media Details
5/20 – 10/21

Screenwriter

1/19 – 1/21

Writer ("Adapted" Series Co-Creator)

Staff Position — 20th Century Fox Television/Fox Broadcasting Company Details
1/19 – 1/21

In January of 2019, Omar wrote and sold a sitcom pilot script to 20th Century FOX titled “Adapted” and entered development with Jeff Gaspin (former CEO NBC Universal) and Mark Kassen (Like Minded Productions) at FOX with Angela Nissel and Mary Fitzgerald as attached as show runners.

5/16 – 1/20

Executive Assistant (and Production Assistant)

Staff Position — Like Minded Productions Details
5/16 – 1/20

• Assistant to Founder & Executive Chairman Mark Kassen, supporting with day to day facilitation of projects as they progress through production. • Maintain communication with production teams, scheduling and coordinating conference calls, facilitating payments to various vendors and independent contractors, other ad hoc projects as requested. Performed internal and external distribution of agreements and correspondence. • Controlling a large calendar, coverage, and general office responsibilities in a fast-paced environment. Managing company emails, logging and tracking of invoices & expenses, and content creation. • Maintain multiple digital and physical filing/archival systems for project data and creative assets. Creating spreadsheets for logging product, supply, & call sheets. Generating expense reports. Delivering/loading/unloading gear & equipment. Arranged travel.

10/17 – 11/19

Production Assistant

Staff Position — RSD Productions Details
10/17 – 11/19

- Maintaining schedules. Executing every errand and working in conjunction with the Production Coordinator to make sure the office runs smoothly. - Creating and logging inventories to keep account of supplies and avoid waste. Managing scheduling, phone calls, IT support, & facilitating a stress free working environment. - Solving problems before they even happen so that there are systems and solutions in place ready to go should an issue arise. - Driving, loading, unloadingG&E, assistance/errands for H&MU, Talent, ATL and BTL crew assistance.

1/15 – 6/18

Director (Writer & Executive Producer) Recovery

Film (Short) — Independent Film Company Details
1/15 – 6/18

Wrote, Produced, & Directed a 'Recovery'

3/16 – 3/16

Director

Staff Position — NOON Virtual Reality Details
3/16 – 3/16

Directed NOON VR's first two commercial advertisements to launch their headset product.

Orgs

  • Bloom Hergott Diemer Rosenthal
  • Like Minded Entertainment
  • Like Minded Productions
  • Primary Wave Ent.
  • GGSSC
  • Freestyle Digitla Media
  • Circus Road Films

Self ID

I identify with the following groups:

  • Ethnicity: Caucasian
  • Gender: Man

Media

  • Introducing NOON Virtual Reality

  • 'MICerz' - Potty Mouth Trailer [Trailer 2]

Recos

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Sara Ataiiyan
Researcher
Omar is an extremely competent director and crew member who is very knowledgable of the whole production process. He is enthusiastic, hard working, and has a great attitude and work ethic. I would highly recommend him for future productions. ...MORE...

Education

Class of '12

Academy of Art University

BFA - Motion Pictures & Television (Directing)

Skills

  • Producing
  • Directing
  • Writing
  • pitching
  • Production Coordinating
  • Accounting
  • Project Managing
  • PA'ing
  • Editing (Final Cut X)