Abby Darrow Sherman
EVENTS COORDINATOR w/NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS 1997-Present
Created budgets, floor plans, work schedules for employees and/or volunteers, vendor logistics, wrote promotional materials. Hired entertainment, games, rides. Facilitated panels and discussions.
Reference: Gabriella Cordova 310-721-1588
FREELANCE WRITER 1997-Present
Two original optioned scripts to Fox Searchlight, never produced.
DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT 1990-1994
Ventura Entertainment Group
Worked with writers and directors to create and/or improve scripts and storylines. Pitched projects to networks and studios.
Reference: Jonathon Axelrod 310-462-2227
SHOWS: “Dave’s World” “Against the Wall” “What’s Love Got To Do With It?”
FREELANCE FILM/TV PRODUCTION, 1980-1990
Beginning as a Production Assistant on “The Blues Brothers”, I worked my way up to Location Manager, Production Coordinator and Production Manager/Associate Producer on a variety of feature films, television shows, commercials, industrials and short films.
Reference: Scott Laster 818-601-8469
SHOWS: “Risky Business” “Bad Boys” “Chicago Story” “Who Am I This Time?”
Columbia College Chicago, BA Communications
Columbia College Chicago (Chicago, IL)