Professional Associations

Producers Guild of America member of several committees

Screen Actors Guild

UCLA Board member of the UCLA Entertainment Alumni called Bruin Entertainment Network

Skills

Negotiation

Talent Acquisition

Script Clearance

Clearance

Legal Deliverables

Distribution

Contracts

Title and Copyright reports suitable for errors and omissions purposes

Resume

Experience

CEO

Entertainment Support Services

1976 - Present

General ​

  • Preparation of Script clearance, title and copyright reports, rights and clearances, legal deliverables

  • Negotiated with and managed 30 - 40 vendors during film shoots

  • Worked with needs of clients - can operate half a million-dollar budget to a 100 million budget

Film and Television

  • Negotiated contracts for Actors, Screenwriters, Directors, Producers and Radio personalities

Film Distribution

  • Bookings, advertising transportation and sales of films, the representation of major exhibitor chains and liaison with major distribution companies

Music

  • Assisted several artists, record labels, and management companies in the negotiation, drafting, and promotion of acts

  • Worked for concert promoters Wolf and Rossmiller in the booking of acts, promotions, merchandising, venue agreements, settling accounts and advertising

CEO

Janick Entertainment

January 2012 - Present

General

A division of Entertainment Support Services designed to produce quality, Oscar contender, redemptive, type films. Janick Entertainment also specializes in quality female empowered independent films.

Executive Vice President & Director of Business Affairs

Continuum Pictures

January 2010 - January 2012

​General

  • Continuum Pictures 2010-2012 Executive Vice President and Director of Business Affairs, supervised several departments including:

    • Talent Acquisition

    • Distribution

    • Legal Affairs

    • Script Acquisition

  • Developed Video on Demand, Cable Channel, Budgets, and Scheduling

  • Headquartered on the Paramount Studios Lot

  • Negotiated with and managed 30 - 40 vendors during film shoots

  • Worked with needs of clients - can operate half a million-dollar budget to a 100 million budget

Film and Television

  • Negotiated contracts for Actors, Screenwriters, Directors, Producers and Radio personalities

Business Affairs Site Manager

SCV Production Services

January 2009 - Present

​General

  • Negotiated and administrated contracts, site management and business affairs

  • Developed Pola Rosa Ranch - used in Heroes, CSI, Las Vegas, Rizzoli & Isles and 2 and runs up to 2 movies/television shows at time

Co-Founder

Santa Clarita Film Commission

January 1988 - December 1994

​General

  • Laid groundwork Santa Clarita's then small film business to expand into over 20 sound stages and several fixed locations, villages and ranches

  • Teamed up with fellow commissioners and negotiated SVC into having the largest film shoot area for locations in the country, second only to Los Angeles

  • Lead SVC and their handful of permits to becoming one of the largest areas for film permits (location filming) in the world

  • Generated massive influx of money into the community

Film Commissioner

Agua Dulce Film Commission

January 1988 - January 1995

​General

  • Promoted and regulated location filming

  • Opened door for several movie ranches, such as the Airpark and Vasquez Rocks

  • As with SVC increased film related revenues for this area

Education

1977

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY OF LOS ANGELES

Law School J.D., Loyola University of Los Angeles, 1977

J.D.

1974

THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES

Bachelor of Arts, UCLA, 1974

Bachelor of Arts