Worked with bestselling author Jonathan Franklin on his thrilling book about
Jose Salvador Alvarenga, the fisherman who drifted across the Pacific ocean,
lost for 14 months at sea. Book to be published by Simon & Shuster (USA) and
Macmillan (UK) Outlined story structure and conflict/resolution elements in
the story. Interviewed participants in the story, and subject matter experts in
topics on ocean survival, psychology, wildlife and climate. Prepared
transcripts. Production of art elements for the book, maps, and image rights clearance. Copy editing of
completed manuscript. Production supervisor of video trailer.
Launched a boutique production services company. Established brand in Los Angeles and London production markets. Created marketing materials, web presence. Location manager on Warner Brothers feature film Wrath of the Titans, Patagonia aerial unit. Produced commercials, and documentary style television programs.
Created a joint venture with a European production services
company. Responsible for company set up, administration, and operation.
Grew sales from $1.5 to $4 million annually. Main bidder, production
supervisor. Serviced TV commercials for: BMW, the British Army, HP,
Goodyear, Audi, Budweiser, and Orange.
Service producer for Eon, Sony Pictures feature film “Quantum of Solace” shot in Antofagasta. Responsible for a team of 270 Chilean technicians involved in the film, coordination with the European Southern Observatory, plus logistics, planning and immigrations paperwork for 300 British crew.
“The best survival book in a decade” (Outside magazine), 438 Days is the true story of the fisherman who survived fourteen months in a small boat drifting seven thousand miles across the Pacific Ocean.On November 17, 2012, a pair of fishermen left the coast of Mexico for a weekend fishing trip in the open Pacific. That night, a violent storm ambushed them as they were fishing eighty miles offs... read more
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Two decades as a top U.S. copy and line editor on technology, business and travel at HarperCollins, Intellectual Ventures and more.
Editor and writer with experience in narratives, reference, and short-form writing. Worked for National Geographic, Quartz, and more.