SUMMARY
Producer, Director, Writer, Line Producer, UPM, Teacher, Film Festival Director with over 25 years experience in film, television, and live events, including:

  • Experienced commercial, corporate, and live event producer and director.
  • Creative problem-solving skills with ability to deliver projects on-time and onĀ¬ budget.
  • Ability to plan and execute complex productions.
  • Capacity to handle multiple simultaneous assignments and projects.
  • Excellent celebrity, agent and publicist relations.
  • Extensive knowledge of distribution and marketing for film and television.
  • Broad experience and knowledge of contracts with all unions.
  • Extensive background in entertainment-related legal suits and arbitrations.
  • Teaching experience including lectures, workshops, and classes at universities and film academies.
  • Union memberships in PGA, SAG, AFTRA, and Equity Actors.


INDEPENDENT PRODUCER AWARDS

  • 2002 CLEO AWARD, public service announcements.
  • 2002 TERENCE SCARLET AWARD, Naples International Film Festival.
  • 2003 FOUNDER’S AWARD, Palm Beach International Film Festival.
  • 2007 HONORARY COMMENDATION, Pittsburgh City Council.
  • 2007 WOMEN IN FILM AND MEDIA OPAL AWARD, City of Pittsburgh.
  • 2008 HOLLYWOOD FILM AND MUSIC AWARDS, Hollywood.


KEY PRODUCTIONS
Feature Films:

  • TASTING CHASE: EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
  • Area 407: PRODUCER
  • STONE MERKERS: PRODUCER
  • I LOVE YOU TO DEATH: PRODUCER
  • WEDDING DAY: Starring C. Thomas Howell. EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
  • NIGER DELTA: Starring Billy Zane, Eric Roberts, Mike Madson, Tom Sizemore
  • THE GRIEF TOUR EST: Starring Melanie Griffith and Mike Cudlitz
  • 10th & WOLF: PRODUCER, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER. Cast: Giovanni Ribisi, James Marsden, Brad Renfro, Piper Perabo, Val Khmer, Dennis Hopper, Leslie Ann Warren, Brian Dennehy, Tommy Lee.
  • SHUT UP AND KISS ME: PRODUCER. Cast: Burt Young, Victoria Jackson, Krista Allen, Chris Barnes.
  • A MONTH OF SUNDAYS: PRODUCER Cast: Rod Steiger, Sally Kirkland, Sally Sbnrthers, Dee Wallace Stone
  • OUT OF THE BLACK: PRODUCER. Cast: Sally Kirkland, Jack Conley, Michael J. Pollard.
  • THE VEGAS CONNECTION: PRODUCER Cast: Robert Carradine, The Smothers Brothers, Ed McMahon
  • MUTANT MAN: PRODUCER. Starring Billy Villegas
  • TRANSYLMANIA: EXECUTIVE PRODUCER. Hillenbrand Entertainment.
  • I BELIEVE IN AMERICA: SUPERVISING PRODUCER. Triplicity Entertainment.
  • NEW HOPE MANOR: EXECUTIVE PRODUCER. Starring Nick Chinland


Television:

  • PROJECT ABADDON: PRODUCERS: Suzanne DeLaurentiis, John Cairone, Giuliano Fiumani & Peter Borreggine.
  • MAKE IT OR BREAK IT: PRODUCERS: Suzanne DeLaurentiis & Gunnar Wetterberg.
  • FILM RESCUE: PRODUCERS: Suzanne DeLaurentiis, Cameron Romero & Darrin Reed.
  • REAL AMERICAN MEALS: PRODUCER. Host: Brian Herzlinger
  • ABBY’S GROOVY GETAWAYS: PRODUCER. Cast: Abigail Schrader
  • JOCKS: PRODUCER, DIRECTOR. Cast: Steve Garvey, Cobi Jones, Stu Nathan
  • COCINANDO CON LOS ESTRELLAS: PRODUCER, WRITER. Cast: Ed McMahon, Frankie Avalon, Charo.
  • THE EDGE: PRODUCER, WRITER, DIRECTOR. Starring Brian Bloom.
  • TWIN TOWERS: PRODUCER, WRITER, DIRECTOR. Starring Vincent Price.
  • DINOSAUR BEACH: PRODUCER, WRITER, DIRECTOR
  • SEARCH FOR THE STARS: PRODUCER, WRITER, DIRECTOR.
  • THE STERLING CHASE: UPM. Lifetime movie. Cast: Tanya Fenmore, Jack Noseworthy, Allana Ubach.


Documentaries:

  • THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY RUN FOR LIFE: PRODUCER, DIRECTOR.
  • THE JEAN WEBSTER STORY: PRODUCER, DIRECTOR


Commercials:

  • CARBO-LIFE: PRODUCER, DIRECTOR
  • GENEXIN REMIND: PRODUCER, WRITER, DIRECTOR
  • CYBERGENICS: PRODUCER, DIRECTOR.
  • ROLLING ROCK BEER: PRODUCER, DIRECTOR
  • MOTHERS AGAINST SEXUAL ABUSE: PRODUCER, DIRECTOR


Music Videos:

  • LET FREEDOM RING: PRODUCER, DIRECTOR. Virgin Records featuring Pretty Poison.
  • NAIVE BREE: PRODUCER, DIRECTOR Independent label featuring DC-4.


Public Service Announcements:

  • TALK TO YOUR KIDS: PRODUCER, WRITER, DIRECTOR. Winner of 1996 Tele-Award.
  • AIDS AWARENESS: PRODUCER, WRITER, DIRECTOR.


Special Shorts:

  • DECEITE: EXECUTIVE PRODUCER.
  • THE ONLY WAY OUT: EXECUTIVE PRODUCER.


Projects:

  • CINEMA CITY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: CO-FOUNDER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR


EDUCATION

  • Philadelphia Academy of Performing Arts
  • Carnegie Hall: Studied opera under Carlo Menotti
  • Internship at Dino DeLaurentis Studios in North Carolina


REFERENCES upon request