I jettisoned a career as a foreign journalist to start at the bottom of the heap in entertainment. As I engaged with a loyal blog following cheering my steep uphill climb through the trenches, my new success story somehow began telling itself.
Today, as a development executive, industry lecturer and dedicated mentor, I cultivate like-minded creatives bent on bringing their own big screen finishes against all odds.
Shot on location during filming, this vlog and blog, along with DVD extras profiling the stars, cross-drives online traffic to market the film's release. (Property of Mattel).
Capitalizing on intense social media fandom, this stop motion web series draws 3 million-plus views, a books series, an Amazon special and doll. (Property of Mattel).
Co-producing this unresolved love story offers a textbook lesson on cliffhanger endings—when a possible forthcoming track leaves the fans to wait and wonder...
I've developed hundreds of film student shorts, all on shoestring budgets. In this class send-up, "Julie" actually has a date! With a cop! (A date in court, but still).
Intertwining original, licensed and marketing content, a year-long narrative climaxes with a first-time, big screen adventure for our heroine! (Property of Mattel)
This audition video introduces a Civil Rights-era character who learns that lifting one powerful voice really can make a difference. (Property of Mattel).
Leading both nimbly produced projects and multi-million-dollar entertainment initiatives spanning traditional and emerging formats, my voice resonates across virtually every content and product platform imaginable and as yet to be imagined.
Bold and irreverent, my Emmy-winning UCTV series on college life features Oscar-winning alumni Francis Ford Coppola and Alexander Payne (Sideways).