A. A. Augustine (Anthony Arthur Augustine) 716.368.9919 firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.aaaugustine.com
A. A. Augustine (Anthony Arthur Augustine) Founder, Creator & Producer at A. A. Augustine’s Media Co.
Head writer, producer, director, videographer, editor, sales manager and host of 10 regional TV series encompassing over 250 half hours of innovative, high-quality, regionally oriented programming. Celebrating 15 years in business.
TV producer, filmmaker, editor, graphic designer/illustrator, writer/editor, music composer, audio engineer/producer and sales manager with over two decades of high-level experience in the entertainment, television, publishing, media production and creation businesses. Over 15 years worth of story and script writing and videography/editing for everything from small web videos to half hour television series. Conceiving, creating and producing both long and short form content for 10 childrens and regional travel television shows across 8 US broadcast networks. Over 250 half hours of childrens and regional travel television programs have been sold, created, produced, edited, hosted and broadcast on PBS/PBS NETA, My Network TV, COZI TV, KOFY, AMG-TV, Throwback Television and RTV. Able to oversee production pipelines from initial conception to final broadcast including the ability to routinely operate all equipment and edit systems; edit and rewrite scripts; design graphic elements; train and manage assistants and interns; collaborate in large teams; and give presentations directly to clients - all while always keeping everything under deadline, budget and control.
Professional Experience A. Augustine's Media Co. (Television & multi-media production company/15 years in business) Buffalo, NY | Boston, MA | San Francisco, CA
Writer, producer, director, graphic, web and motion designer, music composer, audio engineer, videographer, editor, sales manager and host. End-to-end understanding of how to create captivating stories through video and sound.
- Produced, filmed and edited 250 half hours of television shows (10 series and 155 commercials) - Deep knowledge of PBS, NETA television industry workflows, deliverables and best practices - Script, story writing and editing (12 novellas, 75 original, scripted TV shows and 25 short stories) - Produced, filmed and edited digital productions for on-demand viewing - Creation of materials for grants and proposals - Online, color correction and packaging for national distribution and DVD authoring - Animations and graphic elements; archive image restorations - Developed multiple long term archiving solutions - Finished project delivery, promotion and hosting - Equipment research, purchasing and maintenance experience - Building and maintenance of edit systems - Experienced and accomplished photographer/videographer & editor - Writer, Produce and Director of video journals, blogs and vlogs - Sold and produced over 700 TV show sponsorship/commercial campaigns - Developed over 20 hard and soft line products for multiple kids and travel TV series - Music composition, scoring and production for 10 television series - Audio recording/engineering, mixing/production with 30 years experience - Engineered and produced over 50 music releases on indie record label (1994-2004)
Buffalo News (Regional newspaper) Wrote & edited over 1,000 regional restaurant & entertainment reviews
Strengths: • Responsible for all day-to-day work of Production Development including content creation, crew management, and establishing external partnerships • Continually track and oversee projects through all stages of development and current programming including production and delivery, and integrate with other departments such as marketing and communications, digital, advancement etc. • Manage ongoing series and development by attending creative meetings, taking regular pitch meetings, reviewing submissions, and by researching and connecting with potential producers and talent • Foster an environment of collaboration amongst all production staff • 5-7 years creative production experience in unscripted network and independent programming • Experience developing shows, writing treatments and developing pilots and series for both linear and digital platforms • Experience in managing current production with both in-house and 3rd party production partners: responsibilities include tracking budgets and schedules, casting, shaping episodes and providing notes on cuts • Creative ability to continually generate ideas and formats and develop them to pitch standard • Understanding of the production process and how it impacts creative • A knowledge of the overall digital landscape OTT, social media, short and mid-form video content • A strategic thinker and doer who maintains a strong balance between creative vision, strategic decision-making and project management skills • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal including common production jargon • Ability to manage production teams • Deadline-driven and results-oriented • Ability to multitask • Solid grasp on current TV and digital content and programming trends