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Fedor vs Arlovski


Editor: Arlovski 360
Editior for 7 part Internet Series for Arloski 360, produced by Digital Funtown. A documentary series that followed Mixed Martial Arts Fighter Andrei Arlovski as he prepared for a Heavyweight Championship Showtime pay-per-view fight against reigning champion Fedor Emilianenko. The series was hosted on YouTube, and was syndicated to, Sports Illustrated and other MMA focused websites. Series produced 1 million plus views Dec-Jan 24, the day of the fight.

Djibril, Spike Lee and Floyd Webb

Winner Nokia Social Networking Film-
Participant/Winner in Nokia Social Networking film promotion
directed by Spike Lee.

Attended the premiere of Nokia Productions, first user generated multimedia film, at the Nokia Plaza- LA Live with a simultaneous online premiere at T-Mobile USA, Inc. partnered with Nokia to develop the Nokia Productions film which was built entirely by everyday people, using mobile devices to generate and submit original content which was then combined into one artistic multimedia film created by Director Spike Lee.

Why Obama Why The World Wants Obama- August, 2008
I produced and edited for to illustrate the global fascination with the image and ideas of Barack Obama. I contracted film crews in London. Paris and Berlin. A special Video Podcast report for their Democratic Convemtion coverage.
Unsung Heroines Unsung Heroines
Airs SBC South Africa March 2008
U.S. Producer(Chicago and New York) responsible in part for location acquisitions, interviews, HD equipment rental and support of foreign film crew. Organized interviews and assisting in research in pre-production. Feature-length documentary13 part series shot in New York, London, Mozambique, Liberia, Kenya
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nat king cole

Nat King Cole Documentary(HDTV) -
Airs PBS American Masters for May 17, 2006
DoubleJab Productions,Stuart Watt, Executive Producer, London
Local Producer(Chicago) responsible in part for location acquisitions, interviews, HD equipment rental and support of foreign film crew. Organized interviews and assisted in research in pre-production. Feature-length documentary shot in London LA, Chicago, Havana, Cuba. Released in HD Cinemas in Europe in February, 2005. ( aired 12/24 and 12/31/2004 BBC 4 )

Have you seen this man? The Search for Count Dante:
A Martial Arts History Documentary

Director/Producer. Project in development.
In the 1960s and 70s, his scowl was unmistakable and his kung fu pose conveyed a menace that went beyond martial arts mastery. He called himself Count Dante and he claimed to be
“The Deadliest Man Alive.”
No One Gets Hurt PSA No One Gets Hurt, Writer/Producer
In this arts oriented public service announcement, a businessman gets cornered by 4 mysterious pursuers who are only out for one thing....
the bleeders 2005
Les Saignantes
(the Bleeders(
Producer/Pre-Visualization for effects for a low budget sci-fi thriller shot in Cameroon, West Africa. World Premiere Toronto Film Festival 2005. Presented as a World Premiere in the program VISIONS. Supervising and management of pre-production and production to accommodate post production elements to various digital media. Adaptation of screenplay to graphic novel format. Chicago Creative Arts Online
Web development, design and video performance production and post production. Developed e-commerce solution, video compression and internet presence. provides worldwide exposure to Chicago's vibrant creative artistic community via internet presentation.  For a small fee CCAO allows access to a wide range of music, arts, entertainment information and recorded live concerts from Chicago. CCAO provides a completely new browsing experience offering subscription access and on-demand pay-as-you-go performances.
trippin' Trippin' - Comedy pilot for WGN TV
Producer and animator for comic "Monty Python" style interstitials
Nokia 2003
Nokia UK 15 Secs of Frame - Producer/Writer/Director
Producer/Director summer promotional "15 seconds of Frame" video project for 3650 phone system using 3GP technology. Original 15 second production was included in the memory of 10,000 phones sold in the United Kingdom and Europe. The video project was also available for streaming from
mariahcarey "Maria Carey," Channel Four Documentary Production
Los Angeles Production Coordinator for documentary with Smoking Dog Films, London. Responsible for location acquisitions, equipment rental, transportation and housing of foreign film crew. Organized interviews and assisted in research in pre-production.
norad Discovery Channel - NORAD Documentary
Produced designed and animated sequences for Donna Kanter Company documentary on North American Air Defense with Lightwave 3D software and Adobe AfterEffects motion Graphics software.

Local Producer/Sound, The Osmonds, Antelope Productions, UK
Local producer for digital shoot for UK Channel 5 special produced by Antelope Productions. Arranged equipment rental, travel and crewed shoot in Branson, Missouri.

 "A fun, fizzy profile of an ageing sensation" (Time Out).
EP: Nikki Hinman.

Basquiat: Reflections Producer/Director/Writer, BASQUIAT: Meditations on Fame and Self-immolation
Short Animated and motion Graphics production shown as part of national tour, Race and Digital Space, which premiered at the List Gallery at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Studio Museum of Harlem, in conjunction with University of California-Santa Barbara and New York University.
Lost in Zanzibar Instructor, Low Budget Digital Cinema Production, Zanzibar International Film Festival/UNESCO
Conducted a 3 day digital workshop for broadcast professionals in Zanzibar East Africa. Student learned the basics of digital imagery, nonlinear editing on Final Cut Pro 3.0 and audio editing with Peak DV. Student produced a 3 minute digital film during the class in Zanzibar.
Karnak Producer of 3D animation effects for "Dr. Ben," Amen Ra Productions
Producer, research and designer for a series of animations that were used in a documentary produced by Wesley Snipes and directed by St. Clair Bourne. Supervised a crew of threw working in 3D Studio Max, and Adobe After Effects to generate broadcast and cinema quality digital files. See Story of Asur also
Last Angel of History

Research, Last Angel of History
Research for a film on Black Science fiction in music and literature for Smoking Dogs Films

daughters Associate Producer, Daughters of the Dust, 1990
Winner Best Cinematography, Sundance Film Festival, 1991
Producer/Videographer, Daughters of the Dust DVD, Kino Production
Produced and shot interviews as well as "Making of..." footage for the DVD release of the Julie Dash film Daughters of the Dust.



Research, Collaborative Networks of Digital Production in the Hollywood Industry,
SofreCom/France Telecom
Did research and consultancy for a study of how the Hollywood industry is adapting and being effected by digital cinema production and distribution.

Software Knowledge and Experience  
Podcast Producer
Final Cut Pro
Abobe Premiere
Fireworks MX
Macromedia Director
Avid Xpress
Adobe AfterEffects
Adobe Premiere
Adobe Photoshop
Raw HTML programmer
Basic Javascript Knowledge
CGI skills,
Basic Lingo skills
Internet Savvy.
Adobe Illustrator
Quark Xpress
Sound Edit Pro
Animo Computer Animation System
Color Pre-press and publications design softwares.
Video and Audio digitizing and editing.

Hardware and General Knowledge
14 years Macintosh Systems operation, maintenance and management. Windows/PC
networking workgroup experience. Final Cut Pro 4 HD, Avid Editing Experience, Operate dv, video and 16mm, 8mm, and 35mm Film Camera, good stills photographer.


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2006, Panelist, Seminar in Experimental Critical Theory
technoSpheres: FutureS of Thinking
Cultural Work on Technological Representation, UC-Irvine
The 2006 Seminar explored new ways of thinking about and with technology. The Seminar included paired conversations between cutting edge technological innovators and experimental humanists, artists and social scientists, around the many issues that engage the human and the technological

2005- AfroGeeks: Global Blackness and the Digital Public Sphere, UC Santa Barbara
Speaker: Bongo Flava: The Rise of East African Hip Hop.
Presentation on East african Hip Hop artsists and their struggle to develop and indigenious identity
for hip hop music based on Swahili oral traditions and preservations of culture.

2004- AfroGeeks: From Technophobia to Technophilia -
Keynote Speaker
Concerned with mportant issues pertaining to black people’s actual engagements with Information Tecnologies outside the popular stereotype of black technological lag behind other population sectors.

Panelist, Digital Video, Digital Coast '99(,
Director's Guild of America, Los Angeles, September, 99
Participant on panel discussing Digital Video production for the internet.

Panelist, RESFEST Digital Film Festival
September, 1999. Digital Video Production and streaming video.

Lecturer, Institute of Contemporary Art, London
Digital Video Futures, a Creative/Conceptual Look
July, 1999

Interactive Television Summit

Public Broadcasting Service
June, 1999 Austin, TX

Producer/Festival Director
BLACKLIGHT Festival of International
Black Cinema
, Chicago 1982-1994
Annual exhibit of the best of African American, African and Black oriented cinema from all over the world. In that capacity I traveled to international festivals in search of new works. I was responsible for publicity, fundraising and public relations along with a small staff. We screened over 400 films during the period of that project.

Lecturer, African America Cinema History, Spring, 1994,
Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Freelance Photojournalist in U.S. and Abroad 1973-1983
Published Chicago Reader, New York Times, Kenya Nation, Tanzania Daily News, British Journal of Photography, Le Monde, Liberation, Newsweek and innumerable journals and publications internationally.

Member Board of Directors for Chicago's world renowned
Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM)
for 10 years.


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