Gabriela R. | Elance
 
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Gabriela R.

writer*producer*talent & casting
   United States
  |   Los Angeles, CA

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I am an entertainment producer with 8 years of experience in television, film, theatre, and live events. I have written, directed, produced, and cast for MTV, Paramount, Fox, AOL, CAFE MOM, IFC, and several independent production companies. I come to the table with exceptional contacts, a diligent work ethic and a creative vision to develop any project that needs to come to fruition.
Service Description
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WEB: - PRODUCING*CASTING*TALENT BOOKING
CAFÉ MOM
New York, NY- Director/Producer-Talent Exec 10/2011-12/2011 -Los Angeles, CA, San Antonio, TX, Miami, FL, New York, NY
Casting Director/Producer/Line Producer 10/2011-11/2011
*Pre season Director for daytime talk show videos: “Oye”.
*Casting & Talent Booking for show: “Mom Ed: Childbirth”
*Find and cast Latina Moms with specific qualifications to be a part of series of web series, “Soy Mama Latina”.
*Negotiate and liaise with talent. Travel and produce shoots on location.
BENADRYL
Los Angeles, CA – Casting Director/Writer 9/2011
*Find and cast fitness expert with specific qualifications to be a part of series of web shorts.
*Negotiate and liaise between talent and producers for best situation.
KNORR/UNILEVER
New York, NY- Casting Director/Talent Exec 8/2011
*Find and cast Chef with specific qualifications to be a part of series of web shorts.
*Negotiate and liaise between talent and producers for best situation.
FILM: - PRODUCING*CASTING*WRITING
EN MI PIEL
LOS ANGELES, CA- SCREENWRITER 10/11-12/11
(Alejandro Antonio-Producer)
*Writer for short film
FAT KID RULES THE WORLD/WHITEWATER FILMS
SEATTLE, WA- LINE PRODUCER/ UNIT PRODUCTION MANAGER 6/11-8/11
(Rick Rosenthal EP, Nicholas Morton Producer, Jane Charles Producer, Jennifer Maas Producer, Matthew Lillard Producer-Director)
*Manage physical production and implement budgets.
*Liaise with city of Seattle.
*Hire and manage crew.
*Manage and pitch product integration
*Manage and process all SAG and union contracts for film.
*Negotiate vendor contracts.
*Manage on site interviews.
*Manage integrated marketing and product placement for film.
DESTINATION WEDDING/PARAMOUNT PICTURES
MANAGUA, NICARAGUA * LOS ANGELES, CA – ASSOCIATE PRODUCER, UNIT PRODUCTION MANAGER 4/11-6/11
(Brad Weston EP, Couper Samuelson Producer, Nick Weiss Director)
*Creative consultant for feature film.
*Raise money for production.
*Manage product and talent integration.
*Liaison between film and government logistics.
*Audition and cast local talent for key scenes in the film (27 roles).
*Audition and cast band to perform in film.
TELEVISION: -TALENT BOOKING
GOSSIP COP/TV GUIDE NETWORKS/ISH PRODUCTIONS
NEW YORK, NY, TALENT EXEC/CASTING DIRECTOR, 3/11-4/11 (CONTRACT)
*Contact agents, managers, and talent to find best host for TV GUIDE NETWORK pilot, Gossip Cop.
*Audition talent
*Negotiate deal between potential hosts and network.
*Find best host for pilot and subsequent 26 episode series.
THE WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW/DEBMAR MERCURY PRODUCTIONS
NEW YORK, NY- TALENT EXECUTIVE, 10/09-03/11 (STAFF)
*Book celebrity and music talent for the Wendy Williams Show and liaise between talent and production.
*Conduct pre-interviews and craft talent segments.
*Manage talent assistants and support staff.
*Conceptualize and manage film and TV marketing integrations related to celebrity talent.
*Manage and maintain talent budgets and expenses.
*Travel as needed for meetings, festivals, premiers, etc and accompany Wendy to events as needed.

MTV LATIN AMERICA/LIVE ANIMALS PRODUCTIONS
LOS ANGELES, CA – TALENT EXECUTIVE 07/09-10/09 (CONTRACT)
*Book celebrity and music talent as presenters for 2009 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS Latin America.
*Coordinate all celebrity presenter needs and on-air/online celeb components to the show (live, web, print).
*Conceptualize and manage film integrations for show.
*Liaise between talent representatives and show producers on script approvals and talent pairings.
VINNIE POTESTIVO ENTERTAINMENT
NEW YORK, NY- MANAGER, MULTI-PLATFORM TALENT BOOKING and CASTING 03/09-10/09 (FREELANCE)
*Conceptualize, execute and implement casting process for shows on major networks.
*Book celebrity and music talent for major network programs on IFC, MTV, MTV Latin America, MTV International, MTG IGGY, VH1, etc
* Develop integrated marketing opportunities for talent and their brands in TV, film, print and live events.
*Serve as day to day talent manager for celebrity brand, BETH SHAK, top 10 female poker champion and track her success in various markets
MTV NETWORKS
NEW YORK, NY – CELEBRITY TALENT BOOKER & STUDIO RELATIONS 1/2007 - 2/2009
*Book celebrity talent for daily’s, weekly’s & specials including Sucker Free, Mi TRL, TRL,Wild & Out, MADE, Immigration Forum, etc.
*Develop and pitch integrated marketing plans and executions for movie marketing and TV series marketing.
*Maintain relationships studio executives to develop ideas for incorporating talent into shows or integrating film themes into programming.
*Onsite contact for shoots and set visits on both east and west coast.
*Celebrity talent booking and studio relations for MTV MOVIE AWARDS , MTV U WOODY AWARDS, MTV2 DEW CIRCUIT BREAK OUT& VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS (2007, 2008, 2009)
* Celebrity Talent booker for MTV LATIN AMERICA VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS (2007, 2008, 2009)
THEATER: TALENT BOOKING
BASE ENTERTAINMENT
NEW YORK, NY- TALENT BOOKER- 03/2006-1/2007 (SHORT-TERM CONTRACT)
*Booking daily celebrity and music talent guests in Broadway production, Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me.
*Maintaining relationships with Publicists, Agents and Managers in entertainment industry.
MUSIC: BOOKING * PUBLICITY
MOODSWING 360
NEW YORK, NY- TOUR PUBLICITY MANAGER, LMFAO 06/09-9/09(CONTRACT)
*Create and distribute press releases
*Secure publicity outlets for tour in print, radio, and television.
*Coordinate press requests for tour in various markets including meet and greets and onsite interviews.
LIVE NATION
WASHINGTON, DC -BOOKING COORDINATOR/CLUB BOOKER 02/2003-2/2006
*Club and Theatre music Talent Booker of all genre's and comedians as well as amphitheatre side stage talent.
*Responsible for compiling and approving marketing/pr plans for clubs and editing online newsletter.
*Set-up club concert interviews, meet and greets and special events for company talent buyer and coordinate in-stores and special promotions.
*Responsible for press related to all club and theatre performances.
*Manage contract assistants and interns by delegating daily responsibilities including Soundscan and Mediabase reports.
*Settle with artist representative at conclusion of concert performance.
NISSAN PAVILION/CELLAR DOOR
BRISTOW, VA- PRODUCTION ASSISTANT 02/2002-07/2003
*Cashflow reporting
*Assist production manager coordinating in all areas of concert production
*Handle artist riders and communicate with tour manager on show advance.
PHILANTROPY: TALENT BOOKING & EVENT SPONSORSHIP
LOS ANGELES, CA- Sponsorship Director and Talent Booker
*Hollywood Rush (www.thehollywoodrush.org)
*Curry Center of San Francisco Annual Gala (www.thecurrycenter.org)

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
New York Chapter, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences 2009-Present
EDUCATION: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY-2003
Payment Terms
None specified
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