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Dean Parker

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Dean A. Parker

Los Angeles and Michigan Location Managers and Permit Service

We have offices in Michigan and Los Angeles

Experienced multi-tasker, proactive, eliminating problems and issues before they occur.

Excellent negotiating skills.

Location Manager, Key Assistant Locations Manager with Hollywood experience.

Knowledge of state regulations and permitting. Relationships with Michigan and Film LA offices, Detroit Film Office, law enforcement.

Extensive knowledge of city, state and locations database.

One of only a handful of location managers in Michigan with network television experience.

Los Angeles and Michigan Location Managers and Permit Service uses creative means such as film credits, product placement and cross promotion to reduce your budget.

Superior on-set management. Pro-active in regard to any potential problems that would slow production.

Dean A. Parker
19814 Victory Blvd.
Woodland Hills, California 91367

Job History

LOCATION MANAGER
"Killer Kids"
Reality
Los Angeles, California

ASSISTANT LOCATION MANAGER
"Girl in Progress" 2012
Feature Film
Vancouver, BC

LOCATION MANAGER
“Life Happens” 2011
Los Angeles, California

Chief locations scout. All locations and parking contract negotiations. Created multiple driving grids and location maps. Supervised load in and strike, coordinated logistics. Oversaw and executed all permits.

KEY ASSISTANT LOCATION MANAGER
“Detroit 187” 2010
Network Television ABC
Highland Park, Michigan

Locations scouting, negotiate parking and locations contracts . Executed all permits. Community impact, coordinating logistics, refuse, equipment, trucks, parking, coordinating company moves load in and strikes. Relationships with film offices, police and fire department. Database of locations throughout Detroit area.
Lead technical scout, location signs and equipment rentals.


LOCATION MANAGER
“Detroit Unleaded” 2010
Feature
Detroit, Michigan

Primary Locations Scout, Minimize Impact on Community, Fees and Budgetary Restrictions, Permit Costs and Regulations, Camera and Lighting Requirements, Securing Directors and Designers Creative Vision, Copyright Issues
Negotiating Fees with Property Owners, Coordinating Logistics

ASSISTANT LOCATION MANAGER
"What If" 2009
New Mexico, Louisiana

Locations scouting, negotiate parking and locations contracts . Executed all permits. Community impact, coordinating logistics, refuse, equipment, trucks, parking, coordinating company moves load in and strikes. Relationships with film offices, police and fire departments in New Orleans and New Mexico

LOCATION MANAGER
“Camouflage" 2007
Feature
Memphis, Tennessee

Scout and Secure Locations, Permits and Regulations, Parking, Oversee Transportation, Power Supplies, Refuse, Refueling. Prep, Wrap and Strike, Community Impact, Negotiate Contracts with Property Owners. Secure Creative Vision of Director in Regarding Locations(direction of sun, traffic, flight paths)Copyright Issues, Camera and Lighting Requirements.

TRANSPORTATION COORDINATOR
"Blown Away" 2006
Feature Film
Los Angeles, California

Vehicle Coordination, Van, Box Truck and Water Truck Driver. Permits and Regulations, Coordinating Logistics, Community Impact, Location Contract Negotiation, Primary Locations Scout

Transportation Planner/Consultant 2002
City of Calabasas
Calabasas, California

Coordinator of Contractors for City-Wide Fiber-Optic Project. Contract negotiator for transportation and public works. Transportation Operations Center Manager. Public Transportation, Routing, Scheduling,
Implementation of Routes for Earthquake Evacuation and Emergency Response Implementation of Traffic Control Software
Designed and Planned Traffic Operations Center.

EDUCATION
California State University
Northridge, California
B.S. Urban Planning
Minor Transportation

Certifications
Los Angeles Metro Transit Authority Certification:
Intelligent Transportation Systems
Evacuation Planning
Traffic Control/Synchronization
Controllers
Fiber Optic Interconnect

Local 337, Detroit Michigan

I have been in the industry since 1993.

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