Location Scouting work done in 2013
Location Scout Segment 4 of Outliving Emily. Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Phylicia Rashad.
A look at the tumultuous marriage of Tim and Emily Hanratty over half a century.
Production Company: Tenafly Films (NYC) Executive Producer / Writer / Director: Eric Weber; Josh Sugarman, Producer
Production Company: ActZero Films (NYC) Jake Hanly, Line Producer.
* This film was finally released as Emily & Tim (IMDb)
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Location Scout & Location Manager Microsoft XBox One Launch
The ad spots below were all shot on location in New York City, NY. Special thanks to New York City Mayor’s Office of Film, Theater & Broadcast (MOFTB) and NYPD for their invaluable assistance! 🙂
Client: Microsoft XBox One (Redmond, WA)
Production Company: Swift River Productions (LA) Director: Paul Morra
Xbox One is an upcoming video game console developed and manufactured by Microsoft. Announced on May 21, 2013, it is the successor to the Xbox 360 and is the third console in the Xbox family. It will directly compete with Sony’s PlayStation 4 and Nintendo’s Wii U as part of the eighth generation of video game consoles. Xbox One is scheduled for release across North America, several European markets, Australia, and New Zealand on November 22, 2013, with later release in Japan and the remaining European markets in 2014. Microsoft and various publications have classified the device as an “all-in-one entertainment system”, making it a competitor to other home media devices such as the Apple TV and the Google TV platforms.
Location Scout Elementary Season 2 Episode 3 “We Are Everyone” (plus several more episodes – see my IMDb page)
My task was to find a location scripted as, “an apartment where a left-of-center journalist / blogger would be murdered”.
Production: CBS-TV (NYC), Hill of Beans Productions,
Timberman-Beverly Productions, Director: Michael Pressman, Location Manager: Matt Lamb, Assistant Location Manager: Jason Kadlec
Location Scout / Location Manager for the November 2013 issue of InStyle Magazine cover
InStyle Magazine November 2013 issue features recording artist Taylor Swift.
Client: InStyle Magazine (NYC)
Photographer: Giampaolo Sgura (Milano, IT)
Production: MS4 Production (NYC)
Location Scout several CrossFit photo / video projects
Location Scout New York City area CrossFit print / video project for Spark Advance Productions / Erin Ness, Producer (NYC)
Photographer / Director: David Emmite (Portland, OR)
Location Scout New York City area CrossFit print / video project for Joy Asbury Productions (LA):
Our program delivers a fitness that is, by design, broad, general, and inclusive. Our specialty is not specializing.
CrossFit is the principal strength and conditioning program for many police academies and tactical operations teams, military special operations units, champion martial artists, and hundreds of other elite and professional athletes worldwide.
Reebok International Limited, a subsidiary of the German company Adidas since 2005, is a producer of athletic shoes, clothing, and accessories. The name comes from the Afrikaans spelling of rhebok, a type of African antelope or gazelle. In 1890 in Holcombe Brook, a small village six miles north east of Bolton, Greater Manchester, Joseph William Foster was making a living producing regular running shoes when he came up with the idea to create a novelty spiked running shoe. After his ideas progressed he joined with his sons, and founded a shoe company named J.W. Foster and Sons in 1895.
CrossFit, Inc. is a fitness company founded by Greg Glassman in 2000. CrossFit’s exercise program is practiced by members of approximately 7,000 affiliated gyms, most of which are located in the United States, and by individuals who complete daily workouts posted on the company’s (or an affiliated gym’s) website.
Location Scout for an undisclosed major-manufacturer electronics product rollout.
Location scouting for national advertising / marketing campaign photography and video.
Production: First Shot Productions (LA)
Location Manager: John Perez (NYC)
Location Scout BMW / Men’s Health Triple Threat
Todd Davis segment – location scouting for photo and video
Client: Men’s Health (New York, NY)
Photographer / Director: James Salzano (New York, NY)
Production: Planet PrePro (New York, NY)
Digital Services: Scheimpflug (New York, NY)
Location Scout for photo / video for a new pharmaceutical marketing campaign.
Additional details available post-launch.
Production Company: Photo-Group Productions, Peter Strongwater, Producer (NYC)
Photographer / Director: Peter Zander (NYC)
Location Scout Pharma Launch: Location Scout for photography for a four-ad pharma print campaign
for an upcoming pharmaceutical product marketing launch. Unfortunately, further product details cannot be shared at this writing.
Advertising Agency: Rosetta (Princeton, NJ)
Photographer: James Salzano Photography (NYC)
Production: Planet PrePro (NYC)
Production Management, Location Scout & Location Manager
for photography for a print advertising campaign for a pharma launch.
Client: Healthpoint Biotherapeutics
Advertising Agency: Lawrence & Company Advertising
Photographer: James McEntee
Stylist / Art Department: Amy Auslander
Casting: Street Lovely
Digital Services: Scheimpflug Digital
News: Location Scout Pharma Rollout
Location Scouting – Location Management for photography and video for a pharmaceutical product rollout the name of which cannot be disclosed till launch.
Director / Photographer / Producer: Salzano Photography (James Salzano) (NYC)
Ad Agency: CommonHealth (NYC)
News: Location Scout – Pharma Launch
Location Scouting and Location Management for photography for a lifestyle-based print advertising campaign for an as-yet-publicly-disclosed pharmaceutical product launch.
Produced and photographed by Salzano Photography (NYC).
News: Location Scout for GNC (General Nutrition Centers) (Pittsburgh, PA)
New York City and Long Island location scouting for a print ad campaign for General Nutrition Centers
Photography / Production: Kevin Banna Photography (Chicago)
General Nutrition Centers (GNC) is a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based American commercial enterprise focused on the retail sale of health and nutrition related products, including vitamins, supplements, minerals, herbs, sports nutrition, diet & energy products.
Location Scouting H&M Stores Sport Division for print / video
Production: Creative Chaos (NYC)
Location Scout and Location Manager New York, NY for H&M Stores
Several upcoming fashion advertising campaigns
Advertising Agency: H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB / HM-Group (In-House)
Photographer: Benjamin Vnuk
Production Company: Tropical Productions Miami
Monica Olman, Producer (Miami, FL)
H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) is a Swedish multinational retail-clothing company, known for its fast-fashion clothing for men, women, teenagers and children.
H&M exists in 43 countries and as of 2011 employed around 94,000 people. The first store was opened on the high street of Västerås, Sweden in 1947. It had 2,325 stores at the end of 2011 and 2,629 stores at the end of August 2012. It is ranked the second largest global clothing retailer, just behind Spain-based Inditex (parent company of ZARA), and leads over third largest global clothing retailer, United States based GAP Inc.
The design team in the company’s Sweden office controls the steps of production, from merchandise planning to establishing specifications, and production is outsourced to approximately 800 factories in Europe and Asia. These facilities are used for horizontal division of labor, rather than being integrated.
Location Scout and Location Manager for Arm & Hammer UltraLast
Client: Church & Dwight
Ad Agency: Ferrara & Company Advertising
Photographer / Retoucher: Chris Clor Images
Production Company: WSW Creative
George Watson, Producer (NYC)
Arm & Hammer is a registered trademark of Church and Dwight, an American manufacturer of household products. The logo of this brand is a muscular arm holding a hammer. Originally associated only with baking soda and washing soda, the company began to expand the brand to other products in the 1970s using baking soda as a deodorizing ingredient, including toothpaste, laundry detergent, underarm deodorant, and cat litter. The Arm & Hammer brand is one of the longest-running and most recognized U.S. trademarks.