Clients

Following is a list of Ironic’s clients, divided into the following categories: Production , Marketing/Events & Not-for-Profit

 

PRODUCTION

 

BOSTON GREENFEST, ECOFEST PARTY @ HARD ROCK CAFÉ, 2011, Boston, MA

Stage Manager: responsible for organizing all bands for the festival’s EcoFest after party at the Hard Rock Café in Boston. www.bostongreenfest.org

“DVD on TV” ON FX CHANNEL, North Shore, MA, 2011

Production manager for local shoot in Manchester-by-the-Sea & Rockport, MA for The Film Syndicate. Coordinated crew, talent, permits, accommodations, craft services, etc.

“I LOVE AFRICA” humanitarian documentary by Girl Behind the Camera Productions, New York, NY / Italy & France, 2010

Celebrity activist/charity runner Suzanne “Africa” Engo is running 1000 miles in Southern Europe & Africa to raise awareness for the fight against AIDS/HIV in Africa, focusing on children in orphanages who have HIV/AIDS. She is also fundraising for the MTV Staying Alive Foundation, Russell Simmons Diamond Empowerment Fund, as well as many others. www.iloveafricarun.org

“LIDIA’S ITALY” ON LIFESTYLE FOOD NETWORK, New York, NY / Italy, 2009

Pre-production coordination: all preliminary arrangements re. logistics, accommodations, transportation, negotiation of mini-sponsorships, procuring Italian crew, local permits/know-how, translator/interpreter for English speaking crew, local/regional research; Head Production Manager: on shoot throughout Italy (6 regions) for various episodes. www.lidiasitaly.com

GOLIATH MEDIA, Boston, MA www.goliathmedia.com, 2009

Pre-production Coordinator & Production Manager: for 1 day shoot in Boston for 2 original made-for-TV movies to be aired on Lifetime, for Canadian production company.

VISTA HIGHER LEARNING, Boston, MA / Italy, 2009

Pre-production coordination & casting: all preliminary arrangements re. casting, logistics, negotiation of mini-sponsorships, procuring Italian crew (including director & DP), local permits/know-how, translator/interpreter for English speaking crew, local/regional research (Feb-June ’09); Field Production Manager: for duration of shoot (in Rome; 11 May – 6 June ’09). www.vistahigherlearning.com

BERRY POND PRODUCTIONS, ME, 2008

Pre-production/research location scouting, local contacts and other pre-pro arrangements. (changed shooting location from MA to ME)

“LIDIA’S ITALY” ON LIFESTYLE FOOD NETWORK, New York, NY / Italy, 2008

Pre-production coordination: performed preliminary arrangements re. Italian crew, logistics, accommodations, transportation,  permits & local/regional research necessary for shooting of TV shows to be aired in Fall ‘09; Head Production Manager: on shoot throughout Italy (7 regions) for two separate crews shooting simultaneously, for various episodes. Acted also as translator/interpreter for English speaking crew. www.lidiasitaly.com

LIMBO FILM – independent Italian production company, Rome, Italy, 2005 – 2008

Production Coordinator: pre-production coordination & research of Italian & American political investigative TV programs; research, transportation, location search, transcriptions, translations, et.al.

MOVIEWEB – production & distribution, Rome, Italy

Translator/guide for Joshua Jackson & Brad Mirman during Golden Graal Student’s Choice Award 2006 and for Italian launch of “Shadows in the Sun”; live-presenter of Joshua Jackson & Brad Mirman, and the film, at the Warner Village Cinemas Parco de Medici.

ASSOCIATED PRODUCERS – Canadian Documentary Production Company, Italy

Pre-production coordination/Field Production Manager (Italy)  for Tomb Series investigative documentaries aired on The Discovery Channel & national Canadian TV; on-air consecutive interpreter. www.apltd.ca

BQ PRODUCTIONS – Documentary Production Company, Rome, Italy

Sr. Researcher/Production Coordinator: research for development of new ideas/stories on Peru to propose to Discovery Channel, research of main characters to interview; telephone screenings/interviews; various translations (Spanish – Italian; Spanish – English). www.brandoquilici.com

TV AD & CORPORATE VIDEO, GRAPES COMMUNICATIONS, Rome, Italy

Executive production, casting, organization, and location search.

“SARENCO”, Artist/Founder of “VISUAL POETRY” movement, Rome, Italy

Exec. production, organization, location, casting of video-doc; presented at the International Contemporary Art Biennial of Seville 2004

“MOVE! ITALY” & “MOVE! USA”, feature film, Rome, Italy

Collaboration on production & casting including permits, locations, main protagonist, extras.

“Transiti” – Visual Arts Festival (dance, theater, music, visual arts, performance, installations)

Press rep, PR + promotions.

 

MARKETING  |  EVENTS

 

BOSTON GREENFEST, REGION’S LARGEST MULTICULTURAL ENVIRONMENTAL FESTIVAL, 2011, Boston, MA

Social Media Director: responsible for organizing all social media; assist in PR, promo, marketing & in researching & obtaining prizes for raffle & sponsors: assisted in recruitment and management of interns. www.bostongreenfest.org

BOSTON COMEDY & MOVIE FESTIVAL, 2010, Boston, MA

Volunteer: assisted in organization of IMAGINE Magazine’s “Shorts” Movie Night @ Hard Rock Café

GOLDEN GRAAL – STUDENT’S CHOICE AWARDS, 2005 & 2006 & 2007, Rome, Italy

Organization/Communications Director: organization, contact with foreign organizations, schools + artists, artistic consulting, translation various material, interpreter. 2007 ed. was transmitted on RAIUNO on 09/06/07 in prime time. www.goldengraal.com

QDA (QUARTIERI DELL’ARTE) INTERNATIONAL NEW WRITING FESTIVAL, ed. 2004 & 2005 & 2006, Viterbo/Rome, Italy

Communications Director: organization, communications, sponsor research (American Season), various translations. http://www.quartieridellarte.it/

ROME JAZZ FESTIVAL, 2005

Production Manager of 29th edition of 1-month long jazz festival in collaboration with Auditorium Parco della Musica: production, organization, contact with artists, interpreter, translation of web site. www.romajazzfestival.it

INTERNATIONAL EXHIBIT OF NEW CINEMA, (PESARO FILM FESTIVAL), 41st ed. 2005

Assistant Director: organization, sponsor research, contact with foreign production, festivals + artists, interpreter, translations http://www.pesarofilmfest.it/

FRENCH EMBASSY IN ITALY, BCLA Cultural Service / Altran Italy (The European Leader in Innovation Consultancy)

Organization of multiple cultural events – re. contemporary French drama & literature.

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design (European Design Institute)

Management of partnerships for various didactic projects; taught “Professional Organization” course to designers at both Milan & Rome offices. www.ied.edu

 

VOLUNTEER  |  NOT-FOR-PROFIT

 

  • Boston GreenFest, Boston, MA (http://bostongreenfest.com) – Assist in organization, promo & social media marketing of the region’s largest multicultural environmental festival. Boston GreenFest celebrates the many ways we can create a better world by greening our lives and our communities.
  • The Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society, Salisbury, MA (www.mrfrs.org) 2008/9 – Assisted w/events & fundraising.
  • Democrats Abroad Rome – Program Chair for Rome branch/HQ of Democrats Abroad Italy: responsible for creation, organization & promotion/PR of all events of not-for-profit political organization, Sept. 2005 – June 2006.
  • “Stop The War On Iraq, All Troops Out Now!” – Foreign press representation, promotion, organization for the “Demonstration Against the War in Iraq”, 24 September 2005, via Veneto, in front of US Embassy, Rome.
  • “International Community Fair” organized by the AICR American International Club of Rome & Rome Village c/o John Cabot University, promotion and reception, 17 September 2005.
  • “USA Presidential Election Night Party November 2004” – organization, location, research of sponsors & volunteers, promotion & press rep, hostess & catering.
  • “Americans for Kerry at the Coliseum” – Press representation, promotion & assistant to the organizer for the three events to encourage people to vote “Tell an American to Vote”,  26, 27 & 31 October 2004, via dei Fori Imperiali, in front of the Coliseum.