SCOTT A. SKLARIN
Sept. 2009 – Present SKLARIN COMMUNICATIONS, LLC., Smithtown, NY
President & Executive Producer
Creates and distributes digital media solutions to enhance marketing and publicity campaigns for my clients.
Provides services such as satellite media tours, b-roll packages and electronic press kits, corporate videos, sizzle reels, trade show and web videos, still photography, media training, in-studio and field filming worldwide, and full distribution – hard copy and Internet.
Manage events from start to finish; including press conferences, product launches, and trade shows.
Offer a unique combination of technical and journalistic experience that partners with my clients marketing needs and delivers results.
Sept. 2003 – Sept. 2009 ON THE SCENE PRODUCTIONS, New York, NY
Director of Production
Responsible for output of all production staff both in house and freelance worldwide.
Managed relationships with third party service providers, which included production facilities and satellite vendors. Negotiated value added contracts with third party service providers. Explored opportunities for creating new relationships.
Partnered with sales department in identifying and developing new clients. Built and administered budget for each new and ongoing project.
Hands on field producer of worldwide productions.
Jan. 1999 – Sept. 2003 GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS & TELEVISION - GCTV, New York, NY
Vice President of Operations
Total responsibility for all aspects of the operations department encompassing a budget in excess of one million dollars annually. Accountable for all production, post-production and transmission for GCTV and it’s top-tier clients, international and domestic. My client list included Microsoft, Boeing and The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Managed the relationship between the office of President Clinton and GCTV in the production of videos featuring President Clinton for corporate clients and nonprofit organizations.
Oversaw production and logistics coordination for keynote addresses by Microsoft’s Bill Gates at shows including Comdex, CES and the launches of MSN8, Tablet PC, Windows XP, Office XP, and Windows & Office 2000.
Sept. 1997 – Oct. 1998 ON THE SCENE PRODUCTIONS, Los Angeles, CA
Director of Satellite Operations and Field Production
Produced and directed Satellite Media Tours, EPK’s, VNR’s and Video Highlights Packages with celebrities such as Celine Dion, Evander Holyfield, The Bee Gees, Jackie Collins, Kenny G, Shari Lewis and other high profile personalities.
Provided budgeting and cost analysis for all international and domestic productions.
Redesigned and managed day-to-day operations of videotape library with over 15,000 entries, tape duplication facility and Avid Suite.
Aug. 1994 – Sept. 1997 INSIDE EDITION & AMERICAN JOURNAL, New York, NY
Director of Satellite Operations (8/95 – 9/97)
Field Producer (6/95 – 9/97)
Production Coordinator (1/95 – 8/96)
Story Coordinator (8/95 – 1/95)
Coordinated all satellite and fiber facilities for Inside Edition and American Journal on location programs and backhaul transmissions. Arranged in-house and freelance production crews for day-of-air and future programs. Provided budgeting and cost analysis for all productions, as well as for projects requiring special facilities. Approved all accounts payable and allocated costs to proper job and show.
Highlighted projects as Director of Satellite Operations included the death of Princess Diana, JonBenet Ramsey murder investigation, Oklahoma City Bombing Trial, OJ Simpson Civil Trial and the Versace murder.
Jan. 1994 – Aug. 1994 CNBC, Fort Lee, NJ
News Associate for Rivera Live & Money Tonight
Produced Money Tonight show open and promos. Directed and set-up shoots for Money Tonight reporters. Thoroughly investigated potential show topics for Rivera Live. Booked legal experts and organized travel arrangements.
STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT NEW PALTZ, New Paltz, NY
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications Media, May 1994.