BARBI VEITCH  Ph: (305) 606-7909

Film & Video Production Experience

Segment Producer BEST TALK - "The Digital Divide", WPIX-TV, New York, NY
30-min. AM talk show for the WB affiliate, NYC. Researched and developed story, recruited & pre-interviewed expert guests, scripted program segments and interview questions for on Air Host, arranged for Featured Expert Guest' travel, scheduled and produced location shoots for subjects, supervised editing of packages for the live TV show.

Producer “Undaunted” ( Industrial Documentary) Health Research Inst., Orlando, FL
Produced 30 minute documentary following 4 cancer patients and their families from diagnosis through treatments. Hired Director, Production Coordinator, Editor and Crew. Produced location shoots in patients' homes, hospitals, and various other locations. Arranged and scripted interviews, with leading Cancer doctors, in the Arnold Palmer Hospital and Cancer Research Center. Managed post-production and eventual screening for annual fundraiser, featuring Robert Eurich.

Writer, Prod., Dir. Leopard Teapot Films, Orlando, FL
Wrote, Produced and Directed, 3 16-MM short films. Shades of Passion won the Ben Harris Production Grant, was a finalist in 3 film festivals, and aired on 2 cable TV film showcases. Duties consisted of development, pre-production, production and post-production from A to Z. (15 crew members, 6 lead actors, up to 35 extras). Managed locations, licensing and permitting, negotiating equipment contracts with local vendors, scheduled location shoots, scheduled and managed post production at 3 facilities.

Production Manager A&E Biographies: Edge Entertainment, Plantation, NJ
(Gloria Estefan, and Oscar De La Hoya) Arranged, scheduled and coordinated all shoot locations, freelance DPs, equipment, out of state interviews with subjects and family, friends and co-workers, worked with subjects' agents and managers daily, coordinated transcripts of taped interviews, purchased stock footage, collaborated with Producer on final cut.

Production Coordinator "Hollywood Stunts" Fox TV Series Pilot, Windwalker Film and Ent., Phoenix, AZ
Coordinated and scheduled shoot, locations at Disney back lot, permits, equipment, actors, stunts, and crew for Fox TV pilot produced by out of state producer (Arizona). Worked with producers in Arizona daily, keeping them informed of all updates, issues, progress and paperwork required by Disney. Arranged lodging, transportation and meeting schedules for producers when on site.

Filmmaker Liaison Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival -Broward County Film Society, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Primary contact for filmmakers and guest talent during the month long international film festival. Coordinated guest accommodations, appearances, red carpet events, screening prep and post screening Q&A activities for visiting filmmakers and actors from around the world.

Other Crew Positions

Production Secretary- "Flamingo Rising", Hallmark TV Movie, Hallmark Hall of Fame     Productions, L.A., CA
Production Coordinator- "Discount Comedy Outlet " Indie TV pilot, ZAP Productions, Orlando, FL
Talent Coordinator- B2B International Commercial, Native Films, Miami, FL
Talent Coordinator- Adam's Golf Infomercial, Convergence Film & TV, Orlando, FL 
Production Assist- Light-Life Foods Commercial, Big Light Pictures, Danville, NH
Location Scout-"Falkland Man" Indy Feature, Matrix Productions, Orlando, FL
Asst. Editor, Cam. Oper- Channel 2 News (ABC Affiliate), WBBH-TV, Fort Myers, FL
Camera Operator- Bike Week 2000 - Daytona Beach, Tom Cellie Productions, Daytona Bch., FL

Community Service/Professional Affiliations

• International Radio and TV Society – Summer Fellowship • Member since 1999
• Member of the WIFTV; Independent Feature Project; Broward County Film Society
• Won Ben Harris Production Grant for short script: Shades of Passion
• Wrote a grant for $25,000 benefiting The Key Players Inc., a non-profit theatre group.

Original Scripts, Articles and Essays

"The Art of Living" (with Host, Marilu Henner) TV Show
"Inside Business Report" (with Host, Fred Thompson) TV Show
"Cow Skulls & Pelvises" (feature comedy script)
"Shades of Passion "(short drama-produced/awards)
"The Blue Hole" (feature suspense script)
"Deep Sea Diver" (short drama- produced)
"Broken Dreams" (short drama-produced)
"Summer of '65" (short drama)
"Agnes' Veil" (TV movie script)
"Pillow Talk" (one act play)
"Courtship of a Lady" (short story)
"Advance One Space" (short story)
"The Lost Umbrella" (short story, published).
"Threads of Tragedy" (essay)
"Pornography or Entertainment" (essay)
"Glitter, Glamour, & Long Red Nails"(essay, published)
"What's Wrong With This Picture" (published article)
"Sex Police: What It Costs Taxpayers" Impact Press (published article)

Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies / UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA – Orlando, FL
Associate of Arts in Radio & Television / EDISON STATE COLLEGE – Ft. Myers, FL
Associate of Science / NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY - Birmingham, AL