EXPERIENCE

Producer

Freelance Producer, Post Producer & Production Manager for Print & Motion Campaigns 

Motion and print ads, commercials, webisodes, infomercials and documentaries all over the world.

Clients include: MANA Media/NIKE, RABBIT CONTENT/Mazda, The Colony NYC, Chris DeFord Photography LA, Altar Films LA

Staff Producer

Mr. Big Film
Venice Beach, CA

Staff Bidding & Line Producer. Alternated between Producing & Production Managing. Work included: treatment writing, reel making, bidding, producing, casting, location scouting, post producing, client services, general office & property maintenance of LA & Chicago offices, overseeing freelance and staff employees. 

Assist Executive Producer and Sales Representatives with marketing and bidding for TV commercial Productions. Act as client concierge and implement client service. Supervise budgetary, contractual and creative details for television commercial production including: 16 mm, 35 mm film, HD, live action, animation, visual fx and post. Hire and manage freelance production crews, locations and equipment rentals. Reconcile all related accounting records using Powerbid AICP program and Quicken. Author and implement departmental policies for staff and freelancecrews and help manage offices in Chicago and Los Angeles. 

We travelled the world making print ads, tv commercials & documentaries.Budgets from 10K to 2M. It was awesome! See Client Page for more information.

Production Manager

Freelance Production Manager
Chicago

Freelance Production Management and Coordination
Mr. Big Film, Shallcross James Films, Black Box Pictures, Superior Street Productions, Tom Ryan & Company, Neptune Productions, Ten-8 Productions, Motivation Media, Carl Corey Productions, Steven Pearl Productions, Chicago International Film Festival

Producer / Production Manager

Superior Street Productions
Chicago, IL

Assist Executive Producer and Sales Representative with marketing and bidding for three Directors. Supervise budgetary, contractual and creative details for television commercial production including: 16 mm & 35 mm film, video, live action, animation, visual fx and post. Hire and manage freelance production crews, locations and equipment rentals. Reconcile all related accounting records using Powerbid AICP program. Author and implement departmental policies. Engineer a client / vendor database and a reel / locations library. Budgets from 20K to 500K.

Post Production Scheduler

Superior Street Post
Chicago, IL

Direct scheduling of staff and freelance employees for Avid off-line and digital on-line editing, audio and visual fx sessions. Select, train and supervise support staff and interns. Coordinate client services including: bidding, billing, element preparation, video duplication and conversion, shipping and craft service. Implement and maintain a computerized digital elements master library using Filmmaker Pro 3.0. Administrate house accounts payable and receivable services using QuickBooks

Production Assistant

Freelance Production Assistant
Chicago, IL

1/33 Productions New York / Los Angeles 
Atherton and Associates New York / Los Angeles
Fahrenheit Films New York / Los Angeles
Lopes Picture Company Chicago
Backyard Productions Chicago
Greer, Mongalis, Mitchell & Burnes Washington, D.C.
Polka Dot Productions Chicago
Giraldi-Suarez New York / Los Angeles


Education

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Post Baccalaureate Program, Film/Cinema/Video Studies

Cornell University

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Comparative LiteratureCum Laude

Wells College

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

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