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Director Executive

Location:
North Hollywood, California, 91601, United States
Posted:
May 28, 2010

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Deirdre Dix Hunt

c/o Raleigh Studios

**** ******* ******, *********, ** 90038

Tel: (323) ***-**** Cell: (818) ***-**** E-mail:

abkp8m@r.postjobfree.com Website: www.edgeofadreamprods.com

Executive Strategy Consultant, Exec. Producer / Director who supplies

content, produces, and directs non-scripted and scripted programming for

Cable and Network Television. Also produces Corporate, and Non-profit

Branding/Marketing campaigns, videos and sizzle reels. Successful

communications strategist with extensive background working with top-rated

organizations and diverse talent, bi-lingual production crews and has an

adept level of knowledge and insight coupled with creative instincts and

innovative vision.

Professional Experience

Currently VP of Development & Strategic Alliances - Edge Of A Dream

Productions, Los Angeles, CA. Developing multi-platform

global entertainment content for TV, film and multi-media.

March 2005 - Sept. 2008 VP, Marketing & Media Executive &,

Producer/Director of

Media/Production - ACT 1 Group of Companies, Torrance, CA

July 2005 - Oct. 2005 Producer/Director - "An Evening With Dr. Maya

Angelou"

Entertainment special produced by Edge Of A Dream

Productions for Hallmark Channel.

Jan. 2005 - April 2005 Executive Producer/Director - "Get Wise About

Aging"

One hour special on aging and senior care in California

produced

by Edge Of A Dream Productions for WISE Senior Services &

AARP.

March 2001 - Aug. 2006 Creator/Executive Producer/Director - "Our Health

Matters"

A reality health series specifically targeted for African-

American and Latinos produced by Edge Of A Dream

Productions for The Discovery Health Channel.

April 2001 - July 2001 Producer/Director - "And Thou Shalt Honor" PBS

Two-part documentary series, which focused on how various

cultures, care for aging parents.

Oct. 1997 - May 1998 Co-Executive Producer/Director - "A League Of

Legends" ABC7

A one-hour entertainment special celebrating 25 years of

the Los Angeles Urban League and the impact and

contributions this non-profit organization has made to the

various Los Angels communities.

Sept. 1996 - Nov. 1996 Producer - "Celebrate The Dream: 50 Years Of Ebony

Magazine"

Hosted by Oprah Winfrey. ABC Television Network

(Emmy nominated) Jeff Margolis Productions, Los Angeles,

CA

Feb. 1995 - May 1995 Co-Executive Producer/Director - "To My Sisters: A

Gift For syndicated Special. A one-hour reality special,

Breast Cancer & African-American women. Produced for

National Cancer Institute. (Honored by Cancer Institute)

Deirdre' Dix Hunt Resume

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special projects written, produced & &directed

Feb. 1999 - April 1999 "Through the Eyes Of Children" - One-day

conference featuring panel

discussions on relevant and responsible children's

television. Produced for the Academy of Television Arts &

Sciences (ATAS) & the Federal Communications Commission

(FCC).

1995 Contributing Producer/Director, "Lifestyles with Robin

Leach"

(Rysher Syndicated Series)

1995 "Acapulco Black Film Festival" - Entertainment & sponsorship packages

for Uniworld's first Black Acapulco Film Festival held in

Acapulco, Mexico.

Feb.1994 -April 1994 WARNER BROS. WRITER'S WORKSHOP TELECONFERENCES

SERIES: "Music Scoring For Television and Film"

(Live Broadcast- Aired on the College Satellite Network)

Two-hour live broadcast featuring award-winning composers

and musicians who write and score for film and television.

education, certifications &affiliations

Howard University, John H. Johnson School of Communications, Washington,

D.C.

Bachelor of Arts in Television Production/Business Administration

UCLA Extension Classes in Media, Leadership & Strategy

Producers Caucus Steering Committee Member (Current)

Executive Board Member, Women In Film (2000 - 2006)

President, Edge Of A Dream Productions (Current)

Exe. Board Member, United Negro College Fund (2002 - 2004)

Women In Film "Power Breakfasts" (Chair)

Producers Guild of America (PGA) Producer Member

Directors Guild of America (DGA) Director Member

DGA Women's Steering Committee (Co-Chair, 1997 - 1999)

DGA African-American Committee (Co-Chair, 1993 - 1995)

Guest Lecturer:

Women In Film Conference, Montego Bay Jamaica - 2003

Howard University, Washington, D.C. - Ongoing

Southwest College, Los Angeles, CA - 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007

Washington University, St. Louis, Mo. - May 1995, 1999, 2005

Adjunct Professor, Los Angeles Valley College - 1996

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