C ARL R OSENBERG 650 W. 42nd Street Apt. 1601 NEW YORK, NY 10036
CARLM RO SENBERG @ G M AIL . CO M
Production and Live/Special Events Executive Development & Production Management New York based Production and Live/Special Events Industry Executive with more than 20 years of Production, Business & Project Development, Venue and Live Event Executive experience including 15+ years of European based Multi-National Live Event, Music Business and Entertainment Executive Industry work. As an extension of this experience, I have developed strong domestic and international contacts and resources to go along with my Production, Live Event, Development and Management skills
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Strong domestic and international entertainment business and production relationships and resources – project development, financing, production, artist management and marketing. Additional areas of professional concentration and experience include; Commercial, Film and Television and Music Production and Supervision, Theater and Concert Production and Promotion, Audio Post-Production, Internet/Digital Media Music marketing and sales, Web Site Production and Creative Development. Major International Entertainment, Media, Publishing, Record Label, Live Event experience and resources.
Some Additional Projects and Work History: THE MANHATTAN CENTER…New York, NY Live Event, Television and Music Production, Venue and Facility Rental Company Developed & Produced live event productions, recording and broadcast of new projects and series that were created to effect the transition from a venue and facility based rental business into a producing and production partner/creator of original music event based content for broadcast, sale and/or distribution. Executive Producer/Director of Development & Production The Manhattan Center is home to both Hammerstein Ballroom (3500 capacity) one of the premiere live Venues anywhere, along with the Grand Ballroom (1200 capacity), one of the finest acoustic Venues in NY. In addition, and as part of the Manhattan Center Studio complex, there are 2 world class (analogue/digital) recording/mixing rooms (5.1 ready), 4 video post editing studios (HD and SD capable), 1 Audio Post Studio and 2 Television Studios (Studio1 is 3,500 sq. ft. and Studio 2 is 1,800 sq. ft.…both HD & SD capable) each with Broadcast Control centers and satellite uplink capability all of which are technically integrated into both live performance Venues. My role as Producer was to plan, coordinate, execute and manage all production, post-production recording and broadcast activities for the live events presented under the new content creating" Entertainment Production Operation I was brought there to develop. SWEDISH GOVERNMENT LIGHTING/MUSIC INSTALLATION…Stockholm, Sweden A Culture/Business Enterprise Developed and Produced initial plans for a Light and Sound Installation Exhibition celebrating the Swedish Presidency of the EU …Summer 2009. Executive Producer and Live Event Coordinator THE CORRIDOR IN TIME© exhibition is a completely mirrored 8 meter cube placed in the center of Stockholm projecting a visual light and sound celebration of Sweden’s EU Presidency including images and logos of all the EU countries The exterior of the cube covered with state of the art high gloss finish allows for both sky and weather reflection along with large scale image and light projection. Inside the cube, there is an interactive sight and sound environment taking those who enter on a journey of reflection unlike anything ever experienced. THE CORRIDOR IN TIME© is nothing less than an external and internal sensory voyage of self realization experienced in real (or as we like to say unreal) time.
SERIOUS MUSIC…Los Angeles, California, New York, NY Music Division of Harmony Holdings, Inc. Developed and negotiated acquisition agreement with International Commercial Film Production Company…$1.5M venture President and Director of Music Production Created Serious Music, negotiated the acquisition agreement with Harmony Holdings, Inc., and directed all music production, licensing and supervision activities. Serious Music was created as the music division of Television/Film/Commercial Production Company Harmony Holdings, Inc. (with studios and offices in Los Angeles and New York). Produced Campaigns for numerous advertising clients including, AT&T, Cellular One, Pontiac and CBS Television (fall campaign). In the first 15 months of business, company grossed over $1.5M in production revenues. BMG CLASSICS…Munich, Germany A Division of BMG Entertainment Worldwide Developed Marketing and Touring Strategies and Productions for contemporary jazz repertoire International Marketing/Production Consultant Developed, organized and directed international marketing activities for non-classical contemporary jazz repertoire projects including the Georg Wadenius/Doug Katsaros project and album release "Left Turn From The Right Lane." These activities included: artist development and presentation to European affiliates…video and live stage production (European and US tours including the Stockholm Water Festival with an audience of 10,000 people) and developing general marketing strategies for both existing and new projects. Produced live jazz radio series “Live from Wayne’s Coffee” (broadcast across Scandinavia) in conjunction with Radio Stockholm. WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC SCANDINAVIA…Stockholm, Sweden Music Publishing Division of Warner Music Group International Writer/Artist Development and Production Joint Venture Executive Producer/Director International A&R Development Developed, signed, produced and managed all Writer/Artist activity for the International Writer/Artist Development Joint Venture between CMR Music Group and Warner/Chappell Music Scandinavia. As a result of this activity, five writers (from both the US and Scandinavia) were signed to Warner/Chappell Music Scandinavia. Of these signings, two recording projects were subsequently signed and are currently the focus of the CMR Music Group's production and recording activity CONDUIT…a music club…Trenton, New Jersey Music Entertainment Venue & Production Company 400 person + occupancy… Live Entertainment Venue and Dance Club… Entertainment/Marketing/Project Development Consultant Developed and directed all initial entertainment/marketing, music and online activities for a new Million Dollar live music venue and entertainment venture. Responsibilities included (but not limited to): design and implementation of initial marketing campaigns and strategies for the operation…securing and directing concert promoters, scheduling and production activity…developing new artist CD series concept…production, development and design of the interactive web site: conduitmusic.com. CONDUIT opened on September 27, 2001.
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Mr. Hasse Breitholtz, Fmr. Chairman, SONY/BMG Music Sweden +468.412.1700 Mr. Carl Freed, President/ Trevanna Entertainment (Concert/Event Production/Promotion) 212.358.0100 Mr. Thomas Johansson, Chairman/International Concerts, Live Nation - Stockholm, Sweden +468 665.0100 Mr. Robert Butters, President, And-Entertainment (Entertainment Properties Marketing and Production Company) 917.902.3276 Mr. Jamie Waldron (TV Producer/former Television Agent, CAA, Hollywood, CA) 310.924.2960 Ms. Elizabeth Healy, Managing Director/New York Chapter of National Academy Of Recording Arts And Sciences (NARAS) 212.245.5440
Education: BA Communications [Music Minor]: American University, Washington DC 1976 Masters Film Production Program: New York University