Director and Producer with over 20 years of comprehensive experience in film production and budget management for diverse companies. Strong ability to manage international film and global campaigns; overseeing all aspects of production and project management. Record of success in delivering quality content in various settings and within budget constraints. Skilled in collaborating with brand partners, vendors, contractors, and digital producers to ensure project scope. Adept at promoting business growth by developing strong and sustainable client relationships. Equally strong in coordinating and leading marketing/branding initiatives, developing action plans to support proactive collaboration and growth objectives.
Areas of Excellence:
International Film • Client Engagement/Relations • Team Leadership • Budget & Financial Management
Sales & Marketing Strategies • Media & Data Management • Creative Director • Class Athletes & Major Talent
Broadcasting • Music Supervisor • Project & Production Management • Film & Video Promotions
Cinematography • Shotover/Cineflex • 4K-8K RED Cameras • 4K High-End Production & Drones
Professional Work History
NORTH/COLUMBIA SPORTSWEAR March 2017-November 2017
Producer/Line Producer/Project Manager
Hired as a Freelance Producer. Oversaw all facets of 4 global video projects for Columbia Sportswear. Managed hiring of production companies, talent, gear, locations, travel, permits, editorial staff, media management, post-production, final color and sound, budgets and timelines. All 4 projects came in under budget and on time.
Þ Fall 2017 Global Campaign “Actin Crazy” 45/30/15 sec spots. Shot in 6 locations including Chamonix, Norway, Switzerland, Canada, Alaska, and PNW. Managed 4 separate production companies on location in each location for specific scenes.
Þ UK Park Rangers partnership, edits include: 1 long form/60 second cut-down/social media edits/3 Hero and 6 Product Videos. Managed two separate shoots in the UK including budgets, staff, schedules, permits, and editorial timelines.
Þ Social Influencer project partnership with She-Explores. Edits include: 1 long form/60 second cut-down/social media/3 Hero and 5 Product video’s.
Þ Dick’s Sporting Goods/Columbia partnership Directors of Toughness: Internal competiton for all Dick’s employees. Managed 4 stage website, initial video for submissions, then 1 long form video.
PARALLEL SEA PRODUCTIONS January 2016 – February 2017
Director/Producer/Project Manager, “TWELVE”
Coordinated and executed the production of a seven-part web series, “Twelve” starring John Florence which followed John Florence throughout his 2016 WSL surfing tour; documenting the achievement of his first world title. Hired a Portland creative agency, Instrument to support post-production. Envisioned a successful series by building strong relationships with several independent contractors, executive producers, and athletes. Held direct accountability for managing the entire production series; meeting strict deadlines and maintaining budget requirements. Interviewed various editors and post-production facilities.
Þ Achieved over 2.2 million viewers; significantly increasing Hurley subscribers by 50%.
Þ Accomplished the length of web editing from 3-4 minutes to 9-15 minutes.
Þ Instrumental in delivering over 30 songs from top record labels while serving as the Music Supervisor.
BRAIN FARM / HURLEY July 2014 – January 2016
Producer, “VIEW FROM A BLUE MOON”
Guided the production for an Award Winning Film, “View from a Blue Moon” starring John Florence. Worked closely with executive producers, directors, key stakeholders, athletes, and independent contractors to ensure timely project completion. Streamlined the international transfer of filming equipment including; helicopters, boats, jet skis, carnets, crew and gear.
Þ Oversaw all aspects of film production for the first full-length 4K surf films on a $2 Million budget.
Þ Directed archival footage sourcing; converting all sources to 4K.
Þ Managed film shootings and policies in international countries such as Brazil, Africa, Tahiti and Australia.
PARADISE BABY CO. – Oahu, Hawaii May 2010 – February 2016
Oversaw and managed all facets of a successful start-up company; delivering quality services and merchandise to consumers. Led the market in baby rental equipment; keenly focused on serving the entire island of Oahu. Collaborated with major corporations, hotels, and real estate companies to promote service. Accountable for seven full-time employees, two travel vehicles and warehouse products.
Achieved annualized revenue of $350K; consistently exceeding sales goals and revenue estimates.
Early Career History
FOUNDER/CEO, Action Sports Production Company, Billygoat Productions (1994 – Present)
Selected Projects & Broadcasting Companies
ACTIN’ CRAZY, North/Columbia Sportwear 2017
OFFLINE, North/Columbia Sportswear 2017
TEAM OF TOUGHNESS, North/Columbia Sportswear/Dicks Sporting Goods 2017
TWELVE, Parallel Sea Productions, 2016
VIEW FROM A BLUE MOON, Brian Farm/Hurley, 2016
ARCHY, Billygoat Productions, 2009
BLUE CRUSH, Universal Studios, 2003
NBC, ABC, ESPN, MTV, UNIVERSAL PICTURES & NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
Economics & Entrepreneur Coursework
CABRILLO COLLEGE, Aptos, CA
VOLUNTEER, Kokua Hawaii Foundation, 2010 - Present
VOLUNTEER, North Shore Community Land Trust, 2013 - Present