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