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BROADCAST PROJECTS


ABC NETWORK BRAND PACKAGE
PITTARD SULLIVAN / ABC, Sept. 1999
Produced ABC's 1999 Fall Broadcast Branding Campaign. Managed a team of ten designers, writers, photographers and crew. Responsible for all aspects of campaign from photography of 120 network stars to post production of finished on-air graphic elements.

 


FUSE BRAND CAMPAIGN SPOT
TROIKA, October 2010
Produced Brand Campaign Spot taking FUSE in a new direction and significantly improving production value.

 


POLSKY FILMS LOGO ANIMATION
TROIKA, October 2009
Associate Creative Director of this animation that seamlessly blends multiple filmmaking techniques, incorporating live-action, 3D and 2D compositing.

 

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NTV NEWS NETWORK REFRESH
TROIKA, April 2009
Produced a network brand refresh for an Istanbul-based news network. Challenges included working with an international client
on a tight deadline. Project completed on-time and on-budget.

 

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TV-EN GRAPHICS PACKAGE
TROIKA, Dec, 2008
Produced and Creative Directed a network graphics package for a new network based in Istanbul, Turkey. Managed and oversaw all aspects of design from concept through execution. Project completed on-time and on-budget.

 

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"FLIGHT OF THE FALCON"
DISCOVERY CHANNEL, Producer of "FLIGHT OF THE FALCON": an hour-long documentary that retraces the critical events leading up to, and igniting the Gulf War.

 

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"THE FROZEN KINGDOM"

DISCOVERY CHANNEL, Writer and Producer of "THE FROZEN KINGDOM": a one-hour documentary on rarely seen wonders of the icy polar seas.

 


"WINGS OVER EUROPE"
Producer of "WINGS OVER EUROPE", the first television program based on, and incorporating, a Discovery CD-ROM. The film won a CINE Golden Eagle for Best Documentary.

 

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DISCOVERY CHANNEL STAFF

1990-1995 - Associate Producer
Produced and Avid edited the graphic opens and teases for Discovery Channel's Wings series. Responsible for the development and production of approx. 50 hours of programming per year. Re-packaged more than 30 hours of acquired and co-produced programs involving hiring and directing talent, re-writing scripts, Avid editing, producing opens, teases and graphic packages, and managing budgets.

Marketing Coordinator: Program Enterprises
Coordinated the production, promotion, and distribution for launch of Discovery Channel Home Video Library.

"ICE AGE SURVIVORS"
Writer and Producer of "ICE AGE SURVIVORS": a one-hour documentary that examines how today's animal species survived the Ice Age.

"PRIMATES"
Writer and Producer of "PRIMATES": a one-hour documentary on the evolution of primates in their wild jungle habitats.

"STEEL RAIN"
Producer of "STEEL RAIN": an hour-long documentary that looks at A-10 pilots who flew in the Gulf War.

 


"CHASING EL NINO"

Co-Producer of "CHASING EL NINO": a one-hour documentary about the global impact of El Nino on Earth's weather system.

 

 

 

 

 

INTERACTIVE TV


TiVo PERSONAL VIDEO RECORDER

PITTARD SULLIVAN / TiVo, Nov 1998
Produced the interface design, logo, character animations and branding for TiVo's first Personal Digital Recorder. Responsible for all aspects of the project from information architecture through post-production of finished elements.

 

Alex Adams, creative director, tivo, directv, discovery channel, producer, abc, design, interactive tv, photographer, freelance creative director
DIRECTV "NEXT GENERATION" RECEIVER INTERFACE
DIRECTV, June. 2001 - April 2004
Produced the interface architecture, layout, design, and specifications for DirecTV's next generation set-top box. Managed a team of designers, writers, and engineers completing the project on time and on budget.

 


DIRECTV NFL SUNDAY TICKET
DIRECTV, May 2003 - Aug 2003
Produced the interface architecture and design for DIRECTV's NFL Sunday Ticket. The application won an Emmy in 2004 for outstanding achievement in Interactive Television.

 


UNIVERSAL MUSIC VOD

RANDOM/ORDER, May. 2001
Creative Directed the interface design for Universal Music's Videos on Demand service. Responsible for all aesthetic concepts within strict technical parameters.

 


SEACHANGE iTV
PITTARD SULLIVAN, Nov. 2000
Produced the interactive interface for a video on demand and retail application to be distributed to cable operators throughout the country. The applications allow the user to order movies and a variety of foods from their television.

 


HBO VIDEO ON DEMAND

BRAINSTORM COMMUNICATIONS / HBO, Mar. 2001
Produced the interface for HBO's VOD service on the Concurrent and DIVA platforms

 


SONY PICTURES iTV

PITTARD SULLIVAN, Mar. 2001
Produced the interactive interface for Dawson's Creek interactive television prototype. The application allows viewers to discover behind the scenes information about the show and its cast as well as purchase "Creek Stuff".


ONLINE & GAMES


FABLE GAME TRAILER
XBOX, June 2012
Senior Producer of the Fable game trailer for the unveiling at E3.

 


INTERNET EXPLORER 9 LAUNCH VIDEOS
MICROSOFT, Sept 2010
Senior Producer of seven videos used for the launch of IE9. The purpose of the videos was to create excitement and explain new browser capabilities.

 


HARRY POTTER DVD GAME

CREATIVE DIRECTOR, Dec 2007
Directed a team of designers and engineers in the production of the Harry Potter DVD game.

 


"300" HD DVD GAME
CREATIVE DIRECTOR, April 2007
Directed a team of designers and engineers in the production of the first HD DVD strategy game. The video above shows how it was made.

 

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SCOPE SEVEN
VP CREATIVE DIRECTOR, 2005-2008
Senior executive responsible for department of twenty designers and producers. Initiated workflows and processes that increased efficiency. High design standards and outstanding client feedback resulted in the company being purchased by a public firm in 2007. www.scopeseven.com

 


PUSH.TV
CREATIVE DIRECTOR, April 2004 - Feb 2006
Directed/designed all artwork including brand concept, logo, dvd interface, website, business and packaging materials for this dvd fitness company.
www.push.tv

 

Alex Adams, creative director, tivo, directv, discovery channel, producer, abc, design, interactive tv, photographer, freelance creative director
ELECTRONIC ARTS BRAND CAMPAIGN
PITTARD SULLIVAN / ELECTRONIC ARTS, Nov. 1999
Produced the brand identity campaign for EA SPORTS 2001 line of games. Responsible for developing and integrating a new brand identity into a packaging and advertising campaign.

 


MIDWAY GAMES WEBSITE
PITTARD SULLIVAN, Dec. 2000
Produced the concept and design for the launch of Midway Games' new website. The site was designed to create a seamless transition between playing a Midway game and visiting the site.
Game sample here.

 


ACADEMY AWARDS 2000 WEBCAST
PITTARD SULLIVAN / ABC, Mar. 2000

Produced the official live webcast of the Oscar 2000 ceremony for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences and ABC Entertainment. Responsible for all aspects of project from website design to the live webcast from the Shrine Auditorium.

AWARDS
2004 Emmy Award
Interactive Television: "DIRECTV NFL Sunday Ticket"

2001 BDA Gold Award
TiVo Animated Open

1995 CINE Golden Eagle
Best Documentary: "Wings Over Europe"

1994 Monitor Awaards Finalist
Opens & Teases: "Wings of the Red Star"

1989 Kodak International Photo Awards
Finalist: "Pelican Sunset"


EDUCATION
Lafayette College
, Easton, PA
B.A. Business and Economics, 1989

Rockport Film & Television Workshops
Cinematography, 1994


OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
Professional Photographer
Photo website here
Clients include Discovery Channel, ABC, MGM, Learning Channel

UI & Information Architectect
Examples here


Dual citizenship US / UK
Extensive world travel to over 20 countries.

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