Summary

Highly experienced EP, director and writer. As EP I work to sync network expectations to prod.realities, while honing prod. scheds to buds. Writing and dir. experience provide edge on field and post prod. Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/pub/stephen-ed

Credits

2/14 – 3/14

Screenwriter Cyberwars

DISCOVERY — Scripted (TV) — Terra Nova Television Details
2/14 – 3/14

Researched, developed and wrote a 30-page 11 act breakdown on an American family surviving the aftermath of the world's first cyberwar. This project includes exec. synopsis, characters and detailed story points throughout. Currently under consideration at DCI.

9/13 – 10/13

Director Resourcing the Future

Internet — Internet — BHP Billiton/Tribe Pictures Details
9/13 – 10/13

Directed a series of shoots for Tribe Pictures on BHP exploration and production around the world. I directed sequences in the United States including a shoot on the Neptune oil platform in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico. Totally fascinating world with great behind the scenes access.

8/13 – 9/13

Writer Hunting the Hobbit

DISCOVERY — Scripted (TV) — Icon Films UK Details
8/13 – 9/13

I created a 90 minute drama with character breakdowns and story points across 11 acts. Based on the discovery in 2003 of the remains of miniaturized human ancestors in Indonesia nicknamed "hobbits", the plot takes real science into a "what if" scenario..namely-what if a team of researchers actually found living hobbits today.

7/13 – 8/13

Director – Protecting the Magna Carta/ ADT UK

Commercial/Ad — Tribe Pictures Details
7/13 – 8/13

I directed a short commercial/doc on the intense security surrounding a special exhibit of the Magna Carta at St. Albans Cathedral in the UK. This was shot on two Epic 5ks as well as quadcopter with multiple interviews under a demanding production schedule.

6/13 – 7/13

Writer ABOVE THE BLUE MARBLE: HURRICANE (Pilot)

AOL — Internet — Berman Braun Details
6/13 – 7/13

Researched and wrote the pilot of a 10 segment web series on how seeing Earth from space literally changes the world view of astronauts on the International Space Station.

1/13 – 4/13

Writer (Edit Director) Cheetah: Race to Rule

ANIMLPLNT — Reality/Doc (TV) — Aquavision TV Productions Details
1/13 – 4/13

Wrote narration and directed edit of this special on the struggle of a young Cheetah on the plains of Linyanti in Botswana. After both his brothers are killed he must learn to hunt on his own or die. Race to Rule airs on Smithsonian and Animal Planet in Europe in 2014.

1/11 – 4/13

Executive in Charge (EIC) (Field producer. Writing supervisor) Aquavision TV Productions

Reality/Doc (TV) Details
1/11 – 4/13

I relocated from Los Angeles to become Executive in charge of Production and Development on a two year contract for Aquavision in South Africa. I EPed projects, budgets, developed pitches and promos . I also served as a field producer for several promos.

2/11 – 1/12

Executive Producer Caught In The Act

NATGEO WILD — Reality/Doc (TV) — Aquavision TV Productions Details
2/11 – 1/12

This was a wildlife clip show (now in it's 5th season) where I oversaw the selection of clips, all scripts for each of the 6 episodes, screened all cuts and addressed the network notes along with the supervising producer at Aquavision. I worked on both the 4th and 5th seasons.

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Skills

  • Director
  • EP
  • Producer
  • Writer