Adam Hennessey

Adam Hennessey

Best boy grip, colorist and content creator in Pepper Pike, Ohio

About Adam


American Film Institute 1/2011-5/2012
Logistic Management
Los Angeles CA
Managed and oversaw logistical procurement and support for production's solid assets.
Engineered custom fail-safe solutions, and neutralized potential financial and environmental hazards.
Protected the safety and well-being of talent development, director, producer, camera and logistic team from environmental and industrial hazards.
Provided innovative custom solutions to creative team for management of on-air talent and assets.
Secured timely and organized wrap of production/lighting components.
Efforts resulted in cost savings of productions time and fees for on time return.

Independent Digital Content Management Specialist 6/2006-12/2012
Los Angeles CA
Managed physical production including lighting, camera operation, audio, and video switchers.
Provided editing using the following software: FCP7, Adobe Premier, codecs, exporting, transcoding and converting video files.
Wrote and directed live studio television segments and concepts for live television.
Conducted lighting of live television show.
Provided production support on photo shoots, ensuring appropriate lighting.
Provided project management support that resulted in Master’s Thesis Film production completion.

Pacific Title Archives 11/2010-2/2011
Archivist/IT Systems Integration Content Management Specialist
Burbank CA
Developed cohesive and integral relationships with content creators ranging from independent artists to major motion picture studios.
Constructed solutions driving organizational systems for in-gestation and storage of client content.
Identified cost-cutting practices contributing to client's bottom line in the seven figure range.
Provided digital content management of studio-based assets.
Client content projects included working with Walt Disney Studios on the “Wonder Years” DVD collection released 10/7/2014 and 21st Century Fox’s Network FXX channel “Every Simpsons Episode and Movie Ever.” Air Dates: 8/8/2014-9/1/2014

Sony Pictures Entertainment/Columbia Tristar Motion Picture Group/Out of the Blue Entertainment 8/2006-11/2006
Development Intern
Culver City CA
Analyzed and reviewed screen plays for potential production.
Researched, tracked and qualified independent films and projects through various means.
Reviewed completed films, attended festivals and screenings to assist with evaluation.
Handled creative tasks such as reading scripts, and providing script coverage critical analysis.
Compiled research for film/TV series development and to help develop new project concepts.
Helped organize, track and inventory screening/marketing material.
Provided some filing, mailing, general office administrative tasks and ad hoc projects.

Cuyahoga Community College 10/2004-5/2006
Computer Production Lab Assistant
Cleveland OH
Assisted in post-production, picture and sound for Donny Brook Feature Film, which was premiered at the Cleveland Film Festival.
Constructed film scene to solve creative issue.

Brickman Concerts Inc. 8/2003-12/2003
Client Management and Support
Cleveland, OH
Assisted in fall concert season public relations.
Wrote user manual for software application for tracking 70,000 members.
Designed and managed demographic research project to identify targeted consumer markets.

City News and Tab 6/2000-8/2000
Journalism Intern
Cleveland OH
Published several articles, including investigative reporting, in bi-weekly urban newspaper.
Conducted infrastructure building, design mock-up, market research and cost analysis for campaigns.
Created briefing booklet of news clips for use in keeping staff up to date on relevant events.

Video Symphony Pro. School of Media Production 2009
Burbank CA
Avid Professional Program, Avid Media Composer Certified User

University of Los Angeles California-School of TV/Film 2006
Los Angeles CA
Graduate Level Professional Program - Producing

Ithaca College-Roy H. Park School of Communications 2003
Ithaca NY
Bachelor of Science in Communications
Specialty in Television/Radio and Video Production

Name: Adam Hennessey

Lives in: Pepper Pike, Ohio

Occupation: Best Boy Grip, Colorist, Content Creator, Crew, Editor, Key Grip, Post-Production Coordinator and Screenwriter


  • The Simpsons "Every Simpsons Episode and Movie Ever."

    The Simpsons "Every Simpsons Episode and Movie Ever." (2010)
    Television by Pacific Title Archive Archivist/Digital Conversion


  • Video Symphony EnterTraining (Burbank, CA)

  • UCLA School of TV/Film

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