EMMETT WILLIAMS RESUME

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

  • Twenty 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 supervising dozens of promotional corporate films, from inception to final delivery. This included meeting with clients, planning production schedules, setting and meeting deadlines, hiring staff, all aspects of production and overseeing final product.

  • Over twenty experience as a writer for several print and web-based publications with two years experience as Editor for an Arts and Entertainment weekly.

SKILLS / TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES

Adobe Premiere MS Office

Logic Pro Digital Video Cameras

Final Cut Pro X Final Draft/Movie Magic Screenwriter

Movie Magic Budgeting/Scheduling Basic Adobe Photoshop

Global Production Management Creative Vision

Project management Strong written and verbal communicator

Skilled multitasker Client services and relations

PRODUCTION EXPERIENCE

SENIOR POSITIONS

  • CURRENT MOVEMENTS - Director of Content for arts/activism nonprofit (Current)

  • STONE SOUP FILMS - Managing Director/Supervising Producer for video production nonprofit (2012-2014)

  • MISSION MAN MEDIA - Executive Producer at production company specializing in documentaries, web series, and promotional videos for organizations. (Current)

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER / FILMMAKER / EDITOR - DOCUMENTARY

  • THE CHANGE WE SEEK - Feature documentary about campaign of Rep. Sharice Davids

  • WE ARE ALL FISHERMEN - 30 min documentary about community fishing towns in Alaska

  • TUNNEL OF LOVE - 90 min feature documentary about musician/writer/speaker Scott Ginsberg

  • EYES FULL OF DREAMS - 60 min documentary about musician/writer/speaker Scott Ginsberg

  • NATIVE PAST, AMERICAN PRESENT – 30 min documentary about the challenges Native Americans have holding on to their culture, identity, and language in Alaska.

  • CAMP TWITCH & SHOUT – 30 min documentary about a camp for children with Tourettes Syndrome

  • THE SUNRISE ACADEMY – Promotional film for a school for kids with developmental disabilities

PRODUCER - NETWORK TELEVISION

  • INDIGENOUS - Documentary series filmed throughout Africa about the impact of climate change.

  • AL JAZEERA/AMERICA TONIGHT - Several one hour news programs produced in Brazil.

  • THE LOTTERY CHANGED MY LIFE - 30 min reality show for TLC / Beyond Productions

  • RENOVATION ROOKIES - 30 min home renovation show for DIY Network / RIVR Media

  • RENOVATION REALITIES - 30 min home renovation show for DIY Network / RIVR Media

  • THE A LIST - 30 min comedy/countdown show for Animal Planet

  • WHAT ARE THE ODDS - 27 Ep. 3-minNew Media science show for Discovery Studios

  • TV LAND CONFIDENTIAL - 30 min comedy show for Brainstorm Productions / TV Land

VIDEO EDITOR EXPERIENCE

  • MISSION MAN MEDIA - Over thirty films since 2006

  • INTER-AMERICAN BANK – 50th Anniversary Documentary Video

  • 2009 SPROUT FILM FESTIVAL – Trailers editor for all films to be shown online

ASSOCIATE / FIELD PRODUCER - TELEVISION

  • MLB NETWORK – Segments for news programs Quick Pitch and MLB Tonight

  • RATZILLA – 60 min documentary for Animal Planet/Half Yard Productions

  • FACTORY MADE - 30 min entertainment/documentary show for Discovery Studios

  • THE A LIST - 30 min comedy / countdown show for Animal Planet

  • TV LAND CONFIDENTIAL - 30 min comedy show for Brainstorm Productions/TV Land

  • DEFINING COLIN FARRELL - Hour long news show for Oxygen / Jarrett Creative Group

WRITER

  • SESQUICENTENNIAL STORIES - 15 episode historical podcast series for public radio

  • FACTORY MADE - 30 min entertainment/documentary show for Discovery Studios

  • WEIRD SCIENCE - 16 Ep. 3-minNew Media science show for Discovery Studios

  • TV LAND CONFIDENTIAL - 30 min comedy show for Brainstorm Productions / TV Land

  • CINEMASYON - Various promos for production company based in Istanbul, Turkey

  • 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

SENIOR RESEARCHER

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

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

CONTACT

email @ emmettwilliams.com . 646.920.3491