Company Resume

THINKWELL DESIGN AND PRODUCTION

2005 2006
MGM STUDIO PARK- KOREA
Producer

Producer for the oversight of Creative development for a new theme park and resort destination based on the MGM brand. During the one year project, a combination of twenty-five rides, attractions, and shows were developed as a basis for future execution in Korea.

2006
UNIVERSAL ORLANDO- UNIVERSAL 360
Producer

Creative development and Producer of the new Nighttime Spectacular on the lagoon at Universal Studios Orlando. The show encompassed new technology in 360 degree digital projection, color lasers, computer mapped building projections and pyrotechnics.


HASBAS Entertainment

2005
Aladdin, Spirit of the Lamps
Producer

Creative development and Producer of the Sammy/SEGA industrial “Aladdin, Spirit of the Lamps” at the Yokohama Arena in Japan. Oversight of design team and International cast of one hundred. A forty minute show with original book and score performed by a sixty person cast from the United States, Japan, Russia and China.


HOLLYWOOD & HIGHLAND

2002 - 2004
Various Projects
Director of Entertainment & Special Events

Creative development and Executive Producer of projects for the re-branding of Hollywood & Highland and Kodak Theatre including The Academy Awards, American Idol, Theatrical Series, AFI Awards, BET Awards, ESPY Awards, numerous fund raising and corporate events. In addition, structuring strategic entertainment endeavors to drive incremental business to Hollywood & Highland during peak tourism periods. Creative development and implementation of the Kodak Theatre Tour as a secondary business for the complex and theatre.


R&R LIVE, LAS VEGAS

2002 - Present
Various Projects
Creative Director & Exec. Producer

Creative development and Executive Producer of various projects including Playboy Jazz Festival, Las Vegas Monorail Launch, Las Vegas Springs Preserve, NBA All-Star Weekend and concepts for the Phoenix Zoo Lights.


UNIVERSAL STUDIOS JAPAN

2001 2002
Year One Special Events Program
Creative Director

Development of first year events for Christmas, New Years, Halloween and Spring 2002 promotional events.


2000 2001
Pre Opening Publicity Events Program
Creative Director & Exec. Producer

Development and execution of eight large scale pre-opening publicity events such as delivering the Jurassic Park T-Rex via helicopter, a casting call for animals in Tokyo and celebrating Snoopy´s arrival to USJ.


2001
Grand Opening Events Program
Creative Director & Exec. Producer

Development and execution of four large-scale grand opening publicity events to celebrate the grand opening of the new theme park resort. Events included a grand opening party for 5000 guests that included a major press “moment in time” with Arnold Schwarzenegger performing a helicopter stunt, Grand Opening ribbon cutting ceremony, Press tours and VIP Parties.


JET PROPOLSION LABORATORY / NASA

2000 2001
NASA Museum & Interactive Exhibits
Creative Director

Development and implementation of Interactive Exhibits for the Public Relations and Educational Departments of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.


ENCORE PRODUCTIONS INC.

1999
Various Projects
Creative Director

Creative Director overseeing the staffing, creative content and intent on proposals increasing the company awarded projects by three hundred percent. Management of graphics and creative services for in house production. Creative liaison for production teams and clients.


WALT DISNEY ENTERTAINMENT

1998 - 2001
DisneySea Project
Producer

Creative and Financial Producer for three Entertainment Attractions “Under the Sea”, “Nighttime Spectacular”, and “Portofino Water Carnival” and Atmosphere Entertainment program.


1997
“DisneyFest Asia”
Producer

Creative and Financial Producer for touring entertainment product.


CITY OF LOS ANGELES

1996 1997
“Griffith Park Centennial Festival of Lights”
Creative Director & Producer

Original Creative Director and Producer of the Festival of Lights featuring holiday and centennial based displays utilizing a world record million lights. Creative Director in 2003 to upgrade the festival. Festival is now in it´s 10th year with over 800 thousand guests a year.


UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD

2001 2002 2003 2004
New Attraction Launch- Radio Junket
Producer

Development of a Radio Junket to launch new attractions with west coast radio 2003 stations.

1996
Steven Spielberg “Jurassic Park- the Ride” Premiere
Producer

A private charity gala produced for Steven Spielberg encompassing the “A” list celebrities and extensive publicity and press interaction.

1996
Jurassic Park - On Tour Western United State and Canada Tour
Producer

Sixteen week Marketing Blitz of major markets featuring interactive displays and gala events.

1994
“Behind the Scenes Jurassic Park”
Producer

30,000 square foot interactive exhibit created in collaboration with Steven Spielberg.

1994
“Power Rangers-Live!”
Executive Producer

First Los Angeles live appearance of popular television heroes. Seven performances in one day breaking both attendance records for the Universal Amphitheater and Universal Studios Hollywood.

1994
“Barney on Parade”
Producer

Live 32 unit parade featuring Barney in his Los Angeles debut.

1994
“Spectrablast”
Producer

Nighttime Fireworks, Laser , Special Effects extravaganza- three month engagement.

1994
“Cinemystque, Illusions of the Night”
Producer

World class magic show featuring The Pendragons- three month engagement. Winner of the “Best Magic Show of the Year” by the Magic Castle.

1993
Back to the Future Press Event
Producer

Held in historic Courthouse square, Doc Brown arrived piloting a DeLorean 100 feet in the sky.

1993
“MTV Video Music Awards After Party”
Producer

Award winning MTV Artists celebrate with 5000 of their closest friends -the hottest ticket in town.

1992
“Halloween Horror Nights”
Producer

A six night festival of fear with thirty attractions including mazes and live shows

1992
“Foley's Thanksgiving Day Parade”
Producer

Nationally televised event featuring Universal Studios show product and themed parade units.

1991
“Academy of Country Music Awards Party”
Producer

Country Music's hottest Artists celebrate award night.

1991
Steven Spielberg- “E.T. The Extra Terrestrial ” Press Event
Director

E.T.'s arrival to Universal Studios was news with his flying saucer appearing over the San Fernando valley.

1988
“Star Trek Adventure” Press Event
Producer

Premiere press event with original Star Trek celebrities and opening night party.


SIX FLAGS MAGIC MOUNTAIN

1984 2001 2003
“Six Flags Fright Fest”
Area Producer

Park wide Halloween event with live shows, attractions, and daytime activities for 2003 children.