Logline – Go deep inside the pole community and meet a group of exceptional athletes at the “mecca of pole dance,” Body & Pole in NYC, as they pursue the title of U.S. Aerial Pole Champion. (8 x 60 docu-follow reality TV in development with NorthRidge Prods)
Impact and Outreach Consultant to Tile Films/ Tile Media, an established HD factual documentary production company, specializing in innovative international documentaries and films about people, history, religion, and art.
Stories of 1916 is an ongoing multimedia project to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising in 1916 Dublin. At the center of the project is A Terrible Beauty, a 90 minute feature docudrama set during the rebellion of 1916. It will screen at various locations in the UK and North America over the next 12 months. Stories of 1916 is a “living history” and digital portal of stories from the participants and family members of those involved in the Rising. The new material (short documentaries, audio and text records) will chronicle and preserve vital individual stories as a resource for all.
SERVICE: When Women Come Marching Home (Film and advocacy initiative for female veterans) Community Engagement & Outreach Advisor | Wrote Outreach/ Partner Plan http://servicethefilm.com/
Conference & EVENTS Producer: Content Director on the IIBN Global Opportunity Conference and panel moderator. http://iibnconference.com/
Television Panels – From Vikings to Game of Thrones: Ireland Evolves Into TV Production Destination – Developed & moderated interactive panel with Sheila Hockin, executive producer (Vikings, The Tudors and The Borgias) at NYU on why Ireland was the natural choice for Vikings.
THE BUSINESS OF ANIMATION – Working with leading international business organization, IIBN, the event focused on leaders who are driving the animation sector globally and creating profitable TV brands, films, and app’s for screens around the world.
Producer & Moderator: Maura Kelly. The panelists: Siobhán Ní Ghadhra, COO Telegael, Cathal Gaffney, CEO, Brown Bag Films (2 time Oscar nominated, Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty, Give up Yer Aud Sins, Paul Young, CEO, Cartoon Saloon (Oscar nominated, The Secret of Kells), Andrew Kavanagh, CEO, Kavaleer Productions and Barry O’Neill, CEO, Story Toys.
CLINTON GLOBAL INITIATIVE (CGI) – For several years, I have attended CGI as a journalist and member of the press. I write articles and create social media on sustainable development issues and corporate social responsibility for the HuffingtonPost, the Irish Echo and Purple Mountain Media blog. (2009 – present) http://www.clintonglobalinitiative.org/ourmeetings/2012/
The FACE-OFF (TransMedia project). Working with NorthRidge Productions, I provided creative and strategic development on multi-media project targeting youth and politics. Concept: Tomorrows leaders have something to say today. And, to make it happen, they have to Face-Off! 6 Universities – 6 interactive debates – Public voting and FACEBOOK as the partner makes for 1 Grand Finale.
4 MEN for WOMEN – Working with NorthRidge Productions, I provided creative development and strategy for interactive daily TV show pilot. 4 Men for Women is all about the male POV – where men do the talking and women listen.
VIDEO- http://youtu.be/PCsLrC88NfM (Pilot PROMO)
HOPE in ETHIOPIA – Provided media production & evaluation of HOPe sponsored projects in Ethiopia and Peru (highlighting capacity building and HIV/AIDS education and prevention for youth and women).
TOOPY and BINOO (Spectra Animation) Preschool age TV and WEB series. Provided: Outreach and Education Strategy and wrote plan for US broadcast pitch – . http://pbskids.org/toopyandbinoo/
The Jim Henson Company’s “Dinosaur Train“ – Provided creative content development, education integration, community outreach plan for multi-platform animated series while in the development phase. http://pbskids.org/dinosaurtrain/
Reporters UNCENSORED – Producer/ Editorial support on Web TV series on global issues in partnership with Livestream streaming platform and Huffington Post http://www.livestream.com/reportersuncensored
PLANET H2O hosted by America Ferrera. Created and produced multi-media initiative on the state of fresh water around the world for PBS. Included 2 documentaries, educational website and lesson plans, PRINT guide, interactive activities for the classroom, partnership with the UN and national organizations; and a promotions/branding campaign. VIDEO http://youtu.be/Js5DeRI1YsU
MythQuest – Live-action fantasy adventure series bases on world myths. 13 X 1 hour episodes. Program executive for WNET (presenting station) launching the series to the PBS system. Provided strategy, administration & promotion.
THE NEW NORMAL, a multi-media project on aftermath of 9/11 that tackled issues of racism, diversity and tolerance. Created for PBS by IN the MIX and WNET, I was co-executive producer responsible for developing a series of documentaries (3) an educational website with games and activities, a print guide and a robust outreach engagement campaign with national partners — all for a teenage audience.
What’s up in the Environment? Created and produced this multi-media initiative on the state of the environment’s ecosystems for a teen audience on PBS. Included a TV documentary, interactive online education projects, website, PRINT guide, national partners and branding campaign. http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/wue/wue_guide.pdf
HOPe Charity Celebrates 10Yr Special Event (International Aid Agency)
Provided: Management |Social Media/Press |Community Outreach |Fundraising. http://www.hope-charity.org/
The Greatest American Fourth of July broadcast on PBS & NBC (4hrs live coverage of ‘Op Sail’) – Role: Broadcast Producer & Field Producer, Web content contributor.