Summary of Experience:
Provide logistical, creative, and public relations support for motion pictures, commercials, still photography, concerts, and special events. I am organized, efficient, solution oriented, and work well with professionals across the spectrum including senior production personnel, star talent, and political figures.
2000 – 2009 Film, Video, and Still Photography, Miami, Florida
Freelance Production Support. Independent contractor serving as Producer, Line Producer, Production Manager, Location Manager, and Stage Manager for motion picture, commercial, still photography, and concert productions.
1986 – 2009 Concert and Special Event Production, Miami & Gainesville, Florida
Freelance Production Support. Independent contractor serves as Line Producer, Production Manager, and Stage Manager. Determine acts to present and negotiate artist fees. Advance logistics as required contractually and settle shows. Supervise promotion and public relations activities. Support provided to JVC Jazz Festival, Cellar Door, Fantasma, Dub’s, and U.F. SGP.
1999 – 2000 Gun For Hire Production Center – Miami, Miami, Florida
Regional Manager. Managed operations of facility with production offices and editing suites. Supervised rollout: from construction to working facility. In-house production consultant.
1994 – 1999 Miami-Dade Mayor’s Office of Film & Entertainment, Miami, Florida
Coordinator. Supervised all major film productions for Miami-Dade County, including intricate stunts and extensive pyrotechnics. Coordinated logistics with production companies, Miami-Dade County Departments, and municipalities within the County. Toured producers, directors, scriptwriters, and senior production management throughout South Florida. Provided creative input. Resolved emergencies around-the-clock. Produced and art directed print advertising.
1993 – 1994 Metro-Dade Parks & Recreation Department, Miami, Florida
Photographer / Videographer / Public Relations Assistant. Captured images and provided public relations support for departmental activities including The Lipton Championships (ATP) and RCCL Golf Classic. Produced Gold Medal Award video for best department in the nation.
1991 – 1994 Film, Video, and Still Photography, Miami, Florida
Freelance Production Support. Independent contractor served in capacities of Assistant Coordinator, Second A.D., and P.A. for motion picture, commercial and still image productions.
Education: Bachelor of Science, Public Relations (minor: Business Administration).
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.
Awards: Who’s Who of the South and Southwest, 26th Edition.
International Who’s Who of Professional Management, 1998 Edition.
Outstanding Gator – Gator Club of Miami.
Gold Medal Award – Parks and Recreation Department Video, Producer.
Jaycee of the Quarter – Coconut Grove Jaycees, 1991.
Associations: Gator Club of Miami, Vice-President of Athletics, 1996 – 1997; Board Member, 1995 – 2000.
Production Chronology (partial)
CONCERTS / FESTIVALS / SPECIAL EVENTS
IAADFS Show (Duty Free Shops) – Closing Night Gala 2009 – ME Productions, Producer.
Festival of Arts Boca 2008-(Concerts  – Lang Lang, Pat Metheny, Sir James & Lady Jeanne Galway, Chick
Corea & Gary Burton, Joshua Bell, Renee Fleming & Russian National Orchestra with Teodor Currentzis
conducting, etc.; Literature  – Kathleen Kennedy Townshend, Joyce Carol Oates & David Ebershoff,
Renee Fleming & Ann Patchett], Line Producer.
“Shaq’s Big Challenge” (Television – Grand Finale – 6 camera shoot, live to tape) – ABC, Field Producer.
Festival of Arts Boca 2007 (Concerts  – Itzhak Perlman, Arturo Sandoval, Russian Orchestra), Line Producer.
Have a Nice Gig – (Corporate / Concert – for Bon Jovi opening act), AEG Events, Production Manager.
JVC Jazz Festival 2006 (Concerts  – Eartha Kitt, Medeski Martin & Wood, etc.) – Festival, Line Producer.
JVC Jazz Festival 2005 (Concerts  – Chris Botti, Norman Brown Summer Storm with Peabo Bryson,
Nellie McKay, Raul Midon) – Festival Productions, Line Producer.
AFI / Loew’s Ultimate Film Fan Contest Tour, Production Manager / Tour Manager.
Presidential Debate (Pres. Bush/Sen. Kerry) – Commission on Presidential Debates, Stage Manager.
Conde Naste / Grey Goose (Corporate Event – Gavin Degraw at Versace estate), Permitting Manager.
JVC Jazz Festival 2004 (Concerts  – Wayne Shorter, Jamie Cullum, etc.) – Festival, Production Manager.
Microsoft Annual Convention 2003 – Diva Digital, Stage Manager.
Divididos (Concert) at Billboard Live – Executive Producer / Production Manager.
Huey Lewis at Billboard Live – Swiss TV DRS / ICC Travel, Talent Coordinator,
Palm Beach Film Festival Gala 2001 – SFX, Talent – Leslie Caron, Stage Manager.
Orange Bowl (Concert)- Walt Disney Special Events, Featuring – Loverboy, Assistant Stage Manager.
City of Ft. Lauderdale Beachfest – SFX Stage Manager.
Revlon Convention (Concert at Trump’s Mar-a-lago – Palm Beach) – SFX, Talent – Ray Charles, Stage Manager.
Palm Beach Film Festival Gala 2000 – SFX, Richard Zanuck, Samuel L. Jackson, Tommy L. Jones, Stage Manager.
MIAMI-DADE MAYOR’S OFFICE OF FILM AND ENTERTAINMENT:
Partial list of motion pictures, for which logistics and permits coordinated, include the following:
Any Given Sunday Random Hearts There’s Something About Mary
Analyze This Eight Millimeter Michael Kael in Katanga
The Holy Man Out of Sight Instinct
Wild Things Speed II Pronto
Donnie Brasco The Pest Blackout
Birdcage Big City Blues Curdled
Before and After Up Close & Personal Hello, She Lied
Fair Game The Substitute Gone Fishin’
Striptease Blood & Wine Two Much
Bad Boys Just Cause The Perez Family
Partial list of television productions, for which logistics and permits coordinated, include the following:
Maximum Bob Sins of the City Lawless
Assault on Devil’s Island Julie Walters Show MTV Europe’s “World Tour”
Good Morning America Kavanagh QC III Late Show /David Letterman
MTV’s “Real World” MTV’s “Road Rules” Today Show
Wizards Club Paradise Rescue 911
Please note: Short form shoots supervised at Mayor’s Office of Film & Entertainment are too numerous to list.
Bob Marley Day – (Concert DVD – 12 cameras) – RumBum.com, Line Producer.
Dolphins Stadium – (Promotional Video) – Forti-Layne, Producer.
“She’s A Star” – (Television Pilot) – September Films, Production Manager.
WCI Properties (Video) – RJ Gibson, Production Manager.
VH1 “One Hit Wonders” (Television) -VH1, Producer (stringer).
“The Suitor” (Television Pilot) – P.B.S. / Gigantic Pictures, Associate Producer / U.P.M.
Wild Things 3 aka “Rough Diamonds” – Columbia-Tristar, Production Coordinator.
“The Inlaws” (Feature) – Warner Bros., Executive Producer-David Coatsworth, Production Coordinator / Location
Manager (splinter unit – Florida).
“All Access With Nick Carter” (Television) – VH1, Production Coordinator,
“Bully" (Feature) – Lion’s Gate Films / Muse Productions, Production Coordinator,
Rosie O’Donnell’s “Backstage Pass with Britney Spears” – Forti/Layne, Production Coordinator,
“Rockin’ for the USA, A National Salute to the U.S. Military” (Television Special) – Featuring Cuba Gooding Jr.,
Celine Dion, Jeff Foxworthy, et. al. – Seligman Entertainment, Production Coordinator.
“Miami Ink” – (Television Episodic) T.L.C., Location Manager.
“Making The Band” (Television Tryout), Location Manager.
“The Hamburg Cell” (Television MOW) – Channel 4 (U.K.), Location Manager.
MTV “Posse” (Television Pilot) – Swift River Productions, Location Manager.
“Shut Up & Kiss Me” (Feature) – Suzanne DeLaurentiis Productions, Location Manager.
“CSI: Miami” ‘Kill Zone’episode (Television/Episodic) – Viacom, Assistant Location Manager.
“The Triangle” (Television MOW) – Sci-Fi Channel, Assistant Location Manager.
“The Line” (Television Pilot) – Sony Television/TNT, Assistant Location Manager.
“The Ballad of Bettie Page” (Television MOW) – H.B.O., Assistant Location Manager.
“Mr. St. Nick” (Television MOW) – Hallmark, Producer-Kelsey Grammer, Assistant Location Manager.
“Miami Vice” (Feature) – Universal Studios., Location Scout (dayplayer).
“Pledge This” (Feature) – National Lampoon, Location Scout.
“Transporter 2” (Feature) – Location Scout (dayplayer).
“Ali” (Feature) – Columbia Pictures, Location Scout (initial scouting only).
PRODUCER / LINE PRODUCER LOCATION MANAGER / LOCATION SCOUT
Latin History Month (Carlos Ponce) promos – History Aerosmith “Girls of Summer” – FM Rocks
“David Bromstad Tips” promos – HGTV “Nip / Tuck” – Promo Spots – Firefly Entertainment
“Police Women of Broward County” promos – TLC “Real Gilligan’s Island” Promo Spot-TBS
“Steve Wilkos Show” Promos – NBC “Amazing Race” – Promo Spots – CBS
“Caduet” – The Element Sony Playstation – Partizan Films
KFC (10+ Spots) – Native Films Volkswagen – Believe Media
Kevin Rudolf/Birdman “Welcome to the World” Dept. of Tobacco – Crispin Porter + Bogusky
Cruisewear – Home Shopping Network Coca-Cola – Traktor
Citgo – TMG McDonald’s with Venus & Serena Williams – D.N.A.
“Burn Notice” Stills – NBC Domino’s UK – Native Films
Blue Shield – Longfellow Productions
PRODUCTION COORDINATOR Toyota – Harvest Films
Nick Carter-“I Got You”- D.N.A. Scotts Turf Builder – The Artists Company
BMG Compilation – Renaissance Film R. Kelly, Lil Kim, Nelly, Methodman, etc. – Geneva Films
Resort Quest – Charles St. Films
Budweiser Stills – Alan Kaplan