I have been living and working in Amsterdam since April 2008, first as the A/V Producer for Wieden+Kennedy, and then as a freelance producer & project manager for web films, broadcast spots, and digital projects. I share an office with Godmother Films, located on Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 12, very close to Leidseplein in the center of Amsterdam.
Working in advertising keeps me sharp – crazy deadlines, tasks that seem impossible at first, and maneuvering my way around a team of talented people is the part I love. However, I’m also equally passionate about working locally and trying to stay efficient and agile whenever possible. As a producer I will always do my best to come up with practical solutions to support the creative idea, whether the client has one million euros or 100 Euros. I love the craft of video making and exhibition, so I’m always ready to pick up a camera myself, update a website, or edit videos.
I’m happiest when I’m working with a group of passionate, creative, hard-working people with a lot of noise in the background. Outside of work, I watch a lot of movies (particularly documentaries), read a lot of non-fiction, keep an eye peeled on low-cost airline tickets to warm places, and dance to rock music whenever possible. I’ve lived in NYC, Paris, Mexico, Florence, and Los Angeles, so while I call Amsterdam home, I’m certainly not constrained my location.