On My Block Films is a non-profit I co-founded in 2012 with Ryan O'Hara Theisen with the mission to create stronger neighborhoods through the creative and collaborative process of filmmaking. We challenge you to meet your neighbors, and make a short 1-3 minute film together, shot entirely on the block that you live on, and using only your real neighbors as cast and crew.
Register your block here: http://onmyblockfilms.com/signup/make-a-film/
Founded in 1993, and now with a staff of over 70, Click3x has built a multi-media production studio with award-winning talent supported by one of the most technologically advanced facilities in New York.
Our staff is made up of teams of CGI artists, VFX compositors, motion graphics designers, flash developers, digital strategists, information architects, live action directors, creative editors, animators, audio artists, producers, lovers, movers, shakers, doers, thinkers and closet superheroes, all collaborating side-by-side in an open arena of awesomen
Lucky is a hybrid creative agency and film production company that creates, produces and directs integrated branded entertainment projects for top brands as well as in partnership with their advertising agencies of record.
The Viral Collection is the most comprehensive database of branded viral video content there is. TVC is a free resource for marketers, creative directors and social media experts to use for reference, competitive analysis and for idea generation.
Directed all new business pitches for the agency's three West Coast offices (San Francisco, Irvine, Seattle) as well as Rivet SF (an FCB promotions company) reporting directly to the CEO; primary agency contact for all new business leads. Collaborate with agency leadership to develop agency positioning, prospecting strategy, budgets and goals. Maintain relationships with consultants, providing regular updates with agency news. Author all RFI and RFP submissions and edit all final presentations. Point person for all internal team communications, pitch sch
Recruited to establish and direct company’s first project management department and to bring order to ineffective processes resulting from impressive and rapid agency growth. Took on production management of pitch events worth up to $500M, including creating and producing the ‘show’ behind the pitch. Brought focus to pitches that increased quality. Strategized events from top to bottom including set design, videos, presentations, staff, rehearsals and scheduling. As department lead, hired, trained and supervised a team of nine project managers and create
Founded Adholes.com, an online social network for the advertising community. Originally, the idea was to teach advertising professionals how this technology could apply to their brands, and to sell individual branded social networks.
Business featured in The Wall Street Journal, December 2004. Grew membership to 5,000+ industry professionals in the first month. Planned and promoted well-attended industry networking-parties, and created advisory board of industry leaders. Handed off business to partner in 2006.
Hired to manage production of global Intel creative development and quickly promoted to Senior New Business Project Manager. Under Intel umbrella, coordinated global advertising materials, managed large global art library, created release schedules, and directed staff on creative guidelines. Worked out creative solutions to marry ideas of creative team with restrictions of client advertising requirements. As senior project manager, worked directly with COO to produce pitches and coordinate efforts of New York office and partners located internationally.
Served as preferred daily production contact for key clients including Siemens and Armani. Led coordination of pitch production for Siemens, BusinessWeek, Garnier, NY Lottery, and Timberland. Produced retail and national brand print for companies including BMW, Armani Cosmetics, and L’Oreal Kids. Generated project estimates, managed budgets and worked with production vendors.
Conceived and developed Jampacks Media and Tourgiveaways, creating a new advertising medium that combined my top two interests: music and advertising. Brands could sponsor the tours of bands, and bands could hand out free compilation music CDs to their fans for free promotion.
Developed idea, launched products, problem-solved all execution details, created media kit, and wrote business plan.
Office production assistant at the then-large union commercial production company with an internal studio and an impressive roster of top directors. Assisted on shoots, answered calls, managed petty cash, assisted executive producers and coordinated amongst staff.