WHO AM I?
Company Founder and Executive, Executive Producer, Producer, Director, Cameraman, Sound Recordist, Editor, Marketing & Public Relations Liaison. (Yes it’s True)
International, Remote Location, Aerial and Underwater Production Experience
Programming has been distributed in over 45 countries
Project Manager for workflow development and training for a multinational IPTV Corporation, operated by Cable & Wireless
Project Manager for the Operational Procedures developed for the new United Nations Worldwide Permanent Broadcast Facility.
Project Manager for the Operational Procedures at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore new Studio Facility.
I am well versed in all aspects of the media industry including the critical elements of project management, cost management, workflow, operational procedures, department operations, hardware, software and controls.
WHAT HAVE I DONE?
Co-founder of Graphic Systems / Created marketing materials, signage, photography and film during the start up years of the Hilton Head Plantations / Created the "No Neon" concept
Mickey Youmans Photography and Film / Traveled the world as a freelance photographer and film cameraman
Savannah College of Art & Design Video Department / One of the two person team that built the Film/Video department. Produced, shot & directed the first video ever created at SCAD & many more to raise money to build the department. East Coast SONY Video Institute at Savannah College of Art and Design / Co-Developed Concept and Executed the Plan / Educational Facility
Savannah Production Group, Inc. / Co-Founder/President - Production Company / Produced: International TV, Domestic TV and Home Video
Atwood Keeney, LLC / Partner / International TV, Domestic TV, Home Video & Books
120 West, LLC / Partner/ Produced: International TV, Domestic TV, Home Video & Books
Atlanta Olympic Broadcasting and the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games / Chief Liaison Officer - Sailing Venue / Logistical & Technical Liaison
Avion Park, LLC / Partner / Produced: International TV, Domestic TV, Home Video & Books
BIMR Publishing / President, CEO / BMI Affiliate Music Publishing
Savannah Media Alliance 1990’s / Co-Founder, President / Industry Development
Savannah Film Commission 1990’s / Director, Board of Directors / Industry Development
Educational Media Foundation, Inc. / Co-Founder, President & Board Member / Non-Profit
Farmers’ Almanac TV / Co-Founder, Executive in charge of Production / 3 Seasons of 13 Episodes, Produced in 45 state & 3 countries, Available in over 90 Million PBS Households.
MYVISTA / President / 3 series concepts currently in development / Multiple projects including commercials and environmentally focused programming.
Broadcast & OTT Client List includes / CBS, ABC, NBC, FOX, CNN, BBC, BBC 2, NHK, TV Asahi, The Discovery Channel, The Learning Channel, A&E, PBS, The History Channel, Military Channel, Travel Channel, Food Network, Speed Vision, Sportsman Channel, Encore, Time-Life Television, Fox Lorber, Fremantle, Atlanta Olympic Broadcasting, 60 Minutes, 20/20, Code 3, America’s Most Wanted, True Stories of the Highway Patrol, “E”, Entertainment Tonight, SIRIUS XM and more than 30 international television channels and networks worldwide.
Corporate & Commercial Clients include Hughes Aerospace Corporation, Brassler Inc., Cheshire Films, Ford Motor Co. Inc., US Department of Defense, Family Circle Magazine, Loreal, Gulfstream Aerospace Inc., John Hancock, The Mighty Eighth Air Force Heritage Center, Palmer Johnson Yachts, Rayonier, Inc., Intermarine, Fort Howard Inc., Turly Pictures, Telluride Mountain Film Festival Savannah, Wyoming Films, Greenpeace, Viking Penguin Putnam, Harper Collins, Doubleday, Simon & Schuster, Ad Agencies and more.
Primary Documentary and Documentary Style Productions produced and distributed domestically and internationally beginning in 1993 include “America’s Atomic Bomb Tests (series),” “Berlin ‘48,” ”The Coast of Georgia,” “The Challenge of Flight (series),” “From D-Day to Berlin (series),” “The Trials Of Flight (series),” “No Easy Days (series),” “The Roswell Papers,” “Lost Bombs,” “Nuclear Soldiers,” and “Mach One,” the official 50th anniversary edition story of breaking the sound barrier, featuring Chuck Yeager and the men of the Mach One Team that premiered on the A&E television network, Farmer’s Almanac TV & more.
Clients for Distribution of Documentaries produced include A&E, A&E Home Video, Best Buy, the History Channel, Fox Lorber, Freemantle (Europe multiple countries), Doubleday Direct, Discovery Canada, International Creative Exchange, Liberty Entertainment International, Inc.(Asia), Lions Share Entertainment, the Military Channel, Monarch, Target Stores, Time-Life, and Walmart.
My Outdoor Experience
50 + Years of Outdoor Recreational & Adventure Experience
Owned and Operated the “Bonefish Lodge” in Turks and Caicos Islands
Guide, Staff Photographer and past Board Member for Wilderness Southeast an Educationally focused Eco-Tourism Company.
Own and Operate the Nantahala River Lodge in the Smoky Mountains
USCG 50 ton Master Captain with Towing Endorsement
Captained 4 Transatlantic, 1 Transpacific and many sailing trips to and from the Caribbean, Central America and Mexico.
USA Intracoastal trips from Virginia to Texas
PADI Open Water Diver
Graduate of, Teaching About & Seeking More from the School of Life
I did some College
MOST RECENT AWARDS
Best of Short Films – BLUE Ocean Film Festival 2009
2 honorable mentions – Short Films BLUE Ocean Film Festival 2009. Emmy - Camera - The Editor & the Dragon 2015