ABOUT ME

Stimulating Imagination.

Inspiring Brand Loyalty.

Professional Competencies 

  • Strategic brand messaging.

  • Visual storytelling, script writing, and production planning for all forms of video content.

  • Directing professional and amateur talent (on-camera and voice over).

  • Coordinating production team of videographers, editors and graphic artists.   

  • Field and studio videography and lighting ranging from documentary to commercial production settings.                  

  • Editing (Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro).      

  • Conducting video interviews, and documentary coverage of live events including corporate and sporting events. 

  • Distributing broadcast commercials through electronic distribution services including closed captioning.

Noteworthy Accomplishments  

  • Winner of 2020 Gold Addy Award for Tracker Off Road Campaign.

  • Winner of 2019 Gold Addy Award for Bass Pro Shops/Cabela’s Integration Campaign.

  • Conducted interviews with Celebrities/VIPs including PGA legends Jack Nicklaus, Lee Trevino, Gary Player, and Tom Watson, MO Governor Jay Nixon and Lt. Governor Mike Parson, TV personalities Jim Shockey, Jimmy Houston, and Bill Dance.

  • Contributed to the growth of Bass Pro Shops from a catalog company with 2 retail stores to the leader in outdoor retail, now with 175 stores in the United States and Canada.

Professional Experience

 Video Producer, Bass Pro Shops, Springfield, MO 

  • Regularly interfaced with upper management, including Founder and Marketing VP, to provide leadership on projects, often with quick turnaround times. 

  • Led collaboration with ad agency creatives and in-house production team on national TV spots guiding integration of decision maker feedback through approval process.  

  • Produced projects ranging from local projects of $10,000-$25,000 to national TV spots with budgets up to $200,000.  

  • Managed budget of over $174,000 for voice over talent/studio production.

  • Directed scenes for national TV including celebrity talent (including Curt Gowdy, Mike Golic, Richard Childress, Tony Stewart, Kevin VanDam, and Mark Zona)

  • Coordinated multiple projects with a staff of up to three editors and two graphic artists.     

  • Produced TV and Radio commercials and corporate communication videos, including national, regional, and local broadcast spots, web product videos, social media videos.

  • Stage directed live events including convention and company meetings.

© 2020 by Curtis Edwin Cook.

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