EMMETT WILLIAMS RESUME

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Over fifteen years experience as Executive Producer/Supervising Producer/Producer/Writer/Editor for a variety of network television programs, corporate and nonprofit films, web series and documentaries.
  • Twelve years experience as a Freelance Writer for several national and international, print and web-based publications with two years experience as Editor for an Arts and Entertainment weekly

PRODUCTION EXPERIENCE

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER / MANAGING DIRECTOR / SUPERVISING PRODUCER

  • STONE SOUP FILMS - Supervised dozens of short promotional films, from inception to final delivery. This included meeting with partners, planning production schedules, hiring staff, and overseeing final product.
  • MISSION MAN MEDIA - Produced and edited dozens of films since 2006, including short promotional films, several documentaries, and web series for a wide variety of clients. 

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

  • TUNNEL OF LOVE - 90 minute feature documentary about musician/writer/speaker Scott Ginsberg
  • EYES FULL OF DREAMS - 60 documentary about musician/writer/speaker Scott Ginsberg
  • NATIVE PAST, AMERICAN PRESENT – 30 minute documentary filmed in Alaska about the challenges Native Americans have holding on to their culture, identity, and language.
  • CAMP TWITCH & SHOUT: THE MOVIE – 30 minute documentary about children with Tourettes Syndrome at a summer camp in Georgia.
  • THE SUNRISE ACADEMY – Promotional film for a school for kids with developmental disabilities

WRITER / PRODUCER

  • AL JAZEERA/AMERICA TONIGHT - Several one hour news programs produced in Brazil.
  • THE LOTTERY CHANGED MY LIFE - 30 minute reality show for TLC / Beyond Productions
  • RENOVATION ROOKIES - 30 minute home renovation show for DIY Network / RIVR Media
  • RENOVATION REALITIES - 30 minute home renovation show for DIY Network / RIVR Media
  • THE A LIST - 30 minute comedy/countdown show for Animal Planet 
  • WHAT ARE THE ODDS - 27 Ep. 3-minute New Media science show for Discovery Studios
  • TV LAND CONFIDENTIAL - 30 minute comedy show for Brainstorm Productions / TV Land

WRITER

  • FACTORY MADE - 30 minute entertainment/documentary show for Discovery Studios
  • WEIRD SCIENCE - 16 Ep. 3-minute New Media science show for Discovery Studios
  • TV LAND CONFIDENTIAL - 30 minute comedy show for Brainstorm Productions / TV Land
  • CINEMASYON - Various promos for production company based in Istanbul, Turkey

ASSOCIATE/FIELD PRODUCER

  • MLB NETWORK – Segments for news programs Quick Pitch and MLB Tonight
  • RATZILLA – 60x1 documentary for Animal Planet/Half Yard Productions
  • FACTORY MADE - 30 minute entertainment/documentary show for Discovery Studios
  • THE A LIST - Thirty minute comedy / countdown show for Animal Planet
  • TV LAND CONFIDENTIAL - 30 minute comedy show for Brainstorm Productions/TV Land
  • DEFINING COLIN FARRELL - Hour long news show for Oxygen / Jarrett Creative Group

SENIOR RESEARCHER

  • WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE - Primetime quiz show 2000 - 2002 for ABC

WRITING AND EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE

  • CREATIVE LOAFING - Entertainment Editor at arts and entertainment newsweekly
  • CORPORATE EXECUTIVE BOARD - Scriptwriter for online presentations
  • CURIOUS DOG PRODUCTIONS - Screenplay adaptation / Shadow In Tiger Country
  • RHED PIXEL PRODUCTIONS - Program guide for National Science Resources Center
  • TIME OUT ISTANBUL – Entertainment/Arts Writer for weekly magazine
  • THE FESTIVAL RAG - Writer for monthly film magazine
  • FOOTBALLING WORLD - Staff blogger for 2006 World Cup in Germany

VIDEO EDITOR EXPERIENCE

  • MISSION MAN MEDIA - Over 30 films between 2006 - present
  • TUNNEL OF LOVE - 90 minute feature documentary about musician/writer/speaker Scott Ginsberg
  • EYES FULL OF DREAMS - 60 documentary about musician/writer/speaker Scott Ginsberg
  • INTER-AMERICAN BANK – 50th Anniversary Documentary Video
  • 2009 SPROUT FILM FESTIVAL – Editor trailers for all films to be shown online
  • NATIVE PAST, AMERICAN PRESENT – Hour long documentary filmed in Alaska about the challenges Native Americans have holding on to their culture.
  • CAMP TWITCH & SHOUT: THE MOVIE – 30 minute documentary about children with Tourettes Syndrome
  • THE SUNRISE ACADEMY – 30 minute promotional film for school in Washington DC for children with developmental disabilities

PRODUCTION / PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE

  • VOTER REVOLUTION TOUR - Executive Producer of national concert / voter registration tour based around 2004 Election involving 10 bands and 15 universities.
  • THE DETERMINING FACTOR - Executive Producer of video portion of touring dance performance
  • HELLO, MY NAME IS - Performed solo musical / theatre show for universities in South Carolina
  • THE MOTHER FLOWER - Producer of video portion of theatre performance.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

  • College Football Encyclopedia – 2004
  • X-Games History Book – 2003
  • Hard Rock Café / Who Wants To Be A Millionaire Scratch Game – 2003
  • PopSmarts Board Game – 2002

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE

Publicity Director, Sprout Film Festival / New York, NY April 2004 - May 2004

Event Organizer Common Cents, New York, NY November 1999 – February 2000 

Special Education Teacher Summit School, Queens, NY September 1995 – September 1996

Travel Coordinator Sprout, New York, NY Sept. 1992 – May 1993, April 2002 – Feb. 2003 

Marketing / Publicity Assistant, Pyramid Records / The Garfield Group Music Company 1991-94

EDUCATION

Journalism School, University of Missouri-Columbia 1986 - 1989

PRODUCTION SKILLS 

  • Expert with full Adobe Creative Suite
  • Expert with Final Cut Pro X, Motion, Compressor, Logic
  • Regularly serving as cameraperson for Mission Man Media productions