Along the way to a 32+ year career, Gerald has held every position in the Film Industry except Hair & Makeup. He has worked with such prestigious Directors, Actors and Producers as Spike Lee, Tyra Banks, Dennis Hopper, Ridley Scott, Tom Hanks, Morgan Fairchild, Gilbert Gottfried, Tiger Woods, Shaq, Arnold Palmer and more. He is well known in the Advertising Agencies; Saatchi & Saachi, Weiden & Kennedy, Spike DDB and Leo Burnett. Gerald’s wide experience Script breakdowns, Scheduling & Budgeting, Location setups, Directing Crew and Cast, Time Management and Talent Contracts. He has worked in many mediums including Feature Films, Television Shows, Commercials and Fashion Shows. Gerald's past experience includes being a Producer of Feature Films and Commercials, DGA Commercial Assistant Director and a Live Event/TV Show Stage Manager.
Gerald Wu also possess over Twenty-Six years as a 35mm/Medium Format Film & Digital Photographer. This includes shooting artistic portraits, head shots, live action scenes, landscapes, backgrounds and behind the scenes shots.
FILM/VIDEO/LIVE EVENTS/MUSIC VIDEOS EXPERIENCE:
Current DGA Member (Directors Guild of America)
1st & 2nd Assistant Director/Director/Stage Manager/Producer/Cinematographer.
32+ years experience.
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-Expertise with Movie Magic/EP Budgeting and Scheduling software. Have the current editions on my Laptop.
-I have been an First Assistant Director for 20+ years, second AD for 25+ years, Stage Manager for 20+ years, Producer for 20+ years. I am an expert with Time Management, script breakdown, production scheduling & budgeting, location setups, directing talent/Crew (principles and extras), SAG contracts.
ADVERTISING AGENCY: Leo Burnett, Weiden & Kennedy, Spike DDB and Saatchi & Saatchi.
PRODUCTION COMPANY: PYTKA Productions, Forty Acres & a Mule (Spike Lee) and RSA (Ridley Scott), Crossroads Films, NFL Films, Emmit-Furla Films, Reactor Films, House of Usher.
FEATURE FILMS; Act of Contrition, Catch Me (Morgan Fairchild), Held for Ransom (Dennis Hopper, Debi Mazar), The Bell Witch, The Caretaker, One Thin Dime, Brothers.
COMMERCIALS (300+): Grey Poupon, ESPN, Nike, Pepsi, Buick, Reebok, Disney, Publix,
Universal Studios, Sea World, New Era Hats, American Express, Adidas, Chevy, Accenture. 300+ Commercial credits.
I have been in the industry since 1985.