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Gregory Simms - (310) 736-5708 cell phone 3005 Main St. #406A Santa Monica, CA 90405 - _______________________________________________________________ Objective:

Experienced Production Designer / Art Director available for work on motion picture productions of all varieties of scope and broadcast… recent jobs – M&Ms, & Mitsubishi spots, the feature film “When The Bough Breaks” (as Art Director) and “Germanys Top Model” on both a TV shoot, and a still photography shoot, and most recently a Progressive Insurance (with Flo) shoot

Experience: Downtown Reel Productions, Santa Monica, CA & Extensive Freelance Production Designer / Art Director Collaborated with Directors and Producers on all art department elements for feature films, television commercials, music videos and episodic TV shows - the look and texture of the spots: set design and construction, set dressing, prop fabrication, special effects. Efficient and effective Art Dept. management and execution. Intimate knowledge (16 years) of LA prop house inventories… Jobs: the feature film – “When The Bough Breaks” – ART DIRECTOR TV commercials: Castrol Motor Oil, Nikon, Shiseido, Toyota, Mods Hair, many more… Music Videos: Neil Diamond, Master P, Snoop Dogg, & Mystikal and more… TV show episodes of “Historys Mysterys”, ”Shark Week” various Promos: Showtime, The Movie Channel, The Discovery Channel, Disney Channel, The Fine Living Network, The Comedy Channel, and also Feature Films “No Tomorrow” , “Hot Boyz” , “The Sinatra Club”, Second Citys Web Series –“Socially Awkward Guy,” over 60 jobs… Ikonographics, Studio City, CA

Visual Effects Producer Supervised the motion control cinematography unit: job technical consultation, bids, running totals and budget actualization. Produced principal photography and post-production. Supervised flame / inferno production , compositing and online editing sessions. Point client/crew contact person. Extensive knowledge of visual effects cinematography and digital production methodologies. Jobs: Dodge, Adams Golf, Duracell, Chrysler, Toyota, “Mission to Mars”, “Spykids”, “Mission Impossible 2”,” The Green Mile” , The “X” Files, Lauryn Hill video, and lots more… Image G, Studio City, CA

Coordinator, Visual Effects Project coordination, budget estimation, running totals and budget actualization. Coordinated personnel and equipment (motion control camera systems) logistics, including to Vancouver, payroll auditing and administration, generated purchase orders and production booklets. Experienced Motion Control Rigger. Jobs: Coke, Dodge, Tide, Sprint, Rage Against the Machine video, over 50 jobs... Gary Matteson Production Design, Los Angeles, CA

Art Department Coordinator, Set Decorator Organization of all aspects of production design: budget estimation, running totals, budget actualization, coordinated the art, construction, special effects, property and scenic departments. Travel coordination, petty cash reconciliation, time card administration. Experienced as a Set Decorator, Leadman & Shopper Jobs: Toyota, Chrysler, Levis, Hyundai, Volkswagen, Pantene, Northwest Airlines, Robitussin, over 40 jobs...

________________________________________________________ Education: Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, 1987.

Reel, references and bids furnished upon request…