Garrett Strang

Bethesda, Maryland

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About Me

Versatile award winning producer, director, and editor with 18 years experience & expertise in creating documentaries, marketing videos, news releases, PSA’s, dramatic presentations, and educational programs, for both broadcast and proprietary release
• Oversees all production management directives: creating detailed budgets, hiring production personnel, overseeing schedules, and directing all off line and on line post-production, graphic treatment, music and final audio mix
• Hands-on marketing and production skills include: client contact throughout concept development, pre-production, all production phases, and program distribution
• Film and Video Awards received include 3 Tellys, 2 Cines, 1 New York Film Festival, 2 Chris, 3 Aurora, 1 Freedie, 2 World Fest Houston, and 1 Videographer Award of Excellence.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

IMAGE STUDIOS PRODUCTIONS, INC., 1989– Present
Executive Producer and President
For complete client list and sample productions, go to www.imagestudiosproductions.com

Producing/ Directing

• Produced and directed all technical and line production phases from conception to final edit using desktop editing systems (Final Cut Pro, Premiere, and Avid systems), and oversee the creation of graphics for broadcast, web applications, and print
• Wrote proposals, developed and administered complex budgets and production schedules, including determining and facilitating cost-effective approaches to work within specific budget ranges
• Secured all international and national locations, studios, talent, and crews to complete all necessary production standards for cable distribution and a variety of web applications for remote viewing access and review
• Compiled all on-line post-production and technical aspects for both high definition and standard releases and related project workflows, compression techniques, technologies and animation for internet applications
• Work with outside agencies to assemble casting calls and cast and direct professional talent, both union and non union.






Business Development

• Secured funding for specific film and video productions from corporations, foundations, non-profits, and NGOs
• Developed new customers through effective marketing, sales presentations, and follow-ups
• Successfully promoted program concepts and themes to private and corporate groups
• Negotiated contracts and managed numerous production talent and crews, in both the U.S. and internationally
• Established pre-sales and distribution channels, finalize release agreement terms, and book satellite and live web casts feeds
• Write and produce promos, trailers and other show related materials.


Staging and Event Production
• Oversee and direct all aspects of large-scale fund raisers (3,000 – 5,000 attendees), including stage design, setup, entertainment, lighting, sound, call show for multi-camera image magnification presentation with live feed


Partial List of Clients

United Nations Foundation The World Bank
World Wildlife Fund Ely Lilly
The National Zoo Pfizer
The Smithsonian Institute Georgetown University
Global Environmental Facility Massachusetts General Hospital
Africare The University of Queensland
Lupus Foundation of America USAID
Alzheimer's Association of America NASA

EDUCATION

Master's Degree in Fine Arts, University of Georgia Athens, GA
GPA: 3.25out of 4.0

Bachelor of Arts Degree, LaGrange College, LaGrange, GA
Major: Sociology and Fine Art

SELECTED AWARDS
2009, Aurora Award, Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine
2008, WorldFest Award, Learning How to Speak Alzheimer’s
2007, Freddie Award, Family Matters, Mass. General Hospital
2005, Telly Award for the Lupus Foundation of America
2003, Videographer Award, Art of 21 Century Medicine PhRMA
2001, Chris Award, Smithsonian National Museum of American Art
2000, New York Film Festival Award, Antibiotic Resistance: One Step Ahead for IFPMA
1999, Cine Award, Pharmaceutical & Research Manufacturers

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