Robyn Nielsen

Producer/Production Manager/Casting director with 7 years of experience in New York City.  Worked on numerous productions from concept, development through final production.

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IKEA “The hottest table in town” (Commercial) Producer                                                                                                                           Lighthouse Films

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  March 1-15th 2016

  • Worked closely with the client to ensure we brought their concept to life

  • Managed and supervised on set

  • Hired and managed all crew

  • Accounting and processing of all payments

 

Super Russian Roulette (Video game Commercial) Producer                                                                                                                                 Dinet Films

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Feb 15-26th 2016

  • Worked closely with the creator to make his vision come to life

  • Hired and cast all talent

  • Hired and managed all crew

  • Managed and supervised on set

  • Accounting and processing of all payments

 

Sync Sound/Digital Cinema (Sound Studio) Studio Assistant/Studio Coordinator                                                                                 Jan 2011-July 2014                                             

  • Worked closely with Warner Brothers, NBC, Tom Fontana (Oz) and Skip Lievsay (Gravity)

  • Assisted in the needs of the engineers and clients (producers, directors & talent)

  • Coordinated talent ADR and Voice Over sessions

  • Managed the daily coming and going of equipment, hard drives and HD tapes

  • Assisted in the daily scheduling of studio space and clients

  • Oversaw client screenings for over 100s people  

 

420 Fest aka Higher Channels (Screening Event) Producer/Production Manager                                                                                      Video Mass LLC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Feb 2015-April 2015

  • Produced 4 screenings at Brooklyn’s Videology

  • Managed and produced the frame story that tied all 30 films together

  • Found and secured the studio space where the frame story was filmed

  • Secured cast and crew for the filming of the frame story

  • Managed over 15 extras

  • Handled equipment and set rentals for both the event and the frame story

  • Hired and worked closely with the PR rep to get the event seen

 

Escalate English (Educational video series) Producer/Casting Director/ Writer                                                                                                         CCI. INC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Aug 2014-March 2015

  • Produced and wrote 30 videos for English as a second language programs

  • Cast over 40 child and adult actors

  • Managed on set production, oversaw post production for both the NYC team and Florida team

  • Secured over 30 locations in New York and Florida including the Intrepid Air and Space Museum

Anywhere I Lay (Short) Producer/Casting Director/Co-Writer                                                                                             Ghostwood Development LLC                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Oct 2013-Sept 2014

  • Conceptualized the story, continued to work through development of the final screenplay

  • Scouted and secured locations in Connecticut and New York

  • Cast talent, SAG-AFTRA signatory filing

  • Managed and oversaw on set production, including budget/accounting and cast/crew lodging and transportation

  • Screened at Williamsburg Cinemas as a part of Block Bust, Sept 7th 2014

Sluggo The Skullcrusher (Short) Production Manager/Child Casting                                                                                                                    Prash NYC                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  May 2014-July 2014

  • Cast child actors ages 8-14

  • Organized shooting schedule

  • Managed over 40 extras and 20 crew members

  • Screened at Williamsburg Cinemas as a part of Block Bust, Sept 7th 2014

 

How To Score Your Life (Feature) Producer                                                                                                                                         Another Urban Riff LLC                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Dec 2009-March 2010

  • Assisted in casting lead and extra talent

  • SAG-AFTRA ultra low budget signatory filing

  • Acted as location manager securing all locations in NYC

  • Managed and oversaw on set production


 

Seek Harbor (Short) Producer/Casting Director/Co-Writer                                                                                                   Ghostwood Development LLC                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Sept 2012-Oct 2012

  • Conceptualized and co-wrote the screenplay

  • Acted as location manager, securing locations in New Jersey and New York City

  • Cast lead talent, and secured cast and crew lodging and transportation

  • Premiered at Spooky Fest Film Festival, Oct 2012 and screened at Picture Farm Film Festival, June 2013

 

Other Experience

 

Co-Founder, Ghostwood Development LLC                                                                                                                                                              2010-Present

Brooklyn-based Independent Film Company.  

 

Board Member, Video Mass                                                                                                                                                                                       2014-Present

New York-based film collective

  • First ever artist in residency at Videology in Brooklyn

  • Producer/Manager of events and screenings

  • www.Videomass.tv

 

Education

Carl Harrison High School                                                                                                                                                                                       Graduate 2001

 

The American Musical and Dramatic Academy                                                                                                                                               Graduate 2003

Associates degree in the Dramatic Arts

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