Michael Fasman

415.933.9334   michael@michaelfasman.com     Portfolio: michaelfasman.com

 

Senior Video Producer

 

Over 15 years leading the creation and management of digital media for consumer, enterprise and education. Expertise in project management, advanced digital video technologies, best practices and storytelling.

 

§  Proven ability to manage world-class video production from creative brief through scripting, pre-production, production and post-production.

§  Create video stories for digital channels, key global events, sales presentations, and educational training initiatives.

§  Advanced project management skills including budgeting, scheduling, contracts, vendor relations.

§  Expert hands on knowledge of video production and post production technologies including digital cameras, studio and location equipment; Mac OS and entire suite of Apple media creation software, Adobe Creative Suite, Google and Microsoft Suites, web streaming methodologies and digital asset management techniques.

§  Collaborate with cross-department stakeholders including executives, account managers, marketing, sales and creative teams.

 

Corporate Experience

 

 

University of California Santa Cruz: Senior Video Producer-Director

 

§  Lead production of over 150 online course videos per quarter from script to deployment.

§  Lead internal creative and technical teams.

§  Coordinate with subject matter experts, educators and online course developers.

§  Manage external production and webcasting providers.

§  Direct studio shoots and edit using Adobe Creative Suite.

 

VMware: Senior Video and Webcast Producer       

 

§  Manage production and webcasting of 300 sales webinars with total annual attendance of over 50,000 and marketing sourced pipeline of $60 Million.

§  Coordinate with marketing, sales, design and other teams.

§  Manage external production and webcasting providers.

§  Produce and edit video for webcast programs.

 

Wells Fargo: Senior Video Producer

 

§  Senior Producer on $900,000 20-minute employee on-boarding video.

§  Management of external production resources.

§  Coordinate remote photography shoots.

§  Communicate with corporate communications, legal and all Wells Fargo Business Units.

 

 

Hewlett Packard: Senior Video and Webcast Producer                                                         

 

§  Produce and direct over 100 productions and webcasts per year.

§  Managed budget of over $3 Million in 2012.

§  Direct and advise senior management including CEO, EVPs and Directors.

§  Manage all creative and technical aspects for video, interactive media and live events.

§  Collaborate with corporate communications, marketing, legal and other functions.

§  Responsible for selecting, negotiating with and supervising external crews, talent acquisition, unions and vendors.

§  Three-year winner “Top 100 Producer”, AV Multimedia Producer Magazine

 

Independent Experience

 

Fasman Creative Media: Principal

 

§  Lead production and post production of online course videos, marketing and documentaries

§  Produce and direct studio and location shoots, utilize digital cameras and production equipment.

§  Edit using Adobe Creative Suite, manage online distribution.

§  Clients include Strategic Decision Group, Burning Man Organization, RebuildingTogether and many others.

 

Nonprofit Experience

 

§  Burning Man Organization: producer and volunteer coordinator                 2010-present  

§  Rebuilding Together SF: creation of fund raising videos.                                2012-present

§  Citizen Schools: taught video production course at middle-school.              2011               

§  Schools Online: taught college video production course in Palestine.          2006-2009      

§  Relief International:                                                                                          2004-2009      

o   created fund raising videos: Pakistan, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Ghana.

o   taught adult video production course in Ghana.

§  Born Free USA: fund raising video on Primate Sanctuary, Texas                     2011

§  Netza Project: fund raising video on Escuela Netzahualcoyotl, Mexico         2000

 

Education

 

§  Master of Science, Natural Resources Interpretation, Humboldt State University

§  Bachelor of Arts, TV/Film and Creative Writing, Syracuse University