Bruce A. Simon Resume 818-889-0647

Motion Picture & Television Production
Producer / Production Manager / Assistant Director

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BRUCE A. SIMON

AGOURA HILLS, CALIFORNIA

(818) 414-1795

 E-Mail: bas@crew-list.net Email


BACKGROUND

Planning, budgeting, scheduling, and implementation in Media. Experienced in Live Television, Video Tape, and all Commercial, Feature, and Television Film formats. Computer Software Inc'l, Movie Magic Budgeting & Scheduling. CGI & 3D Computer Animation.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Least Among Saints
First Assistant Director. Papazian/ Hirsch Productions
Feature Film. L.A. Martin Papazian - Director

Bouncers
First Assistant Director. Fox/Spike TV
Pilot. L.A. Todd Harthan - Director

Fired Up
First Assistant Director. Sony/Screengems
Feature Film. L.A. (Prep Only). Will Gluck - Director

Major Movie Star aka Private Valentine
First Assistant Director. Millennium Films/Nuimage
Feature Film. Shreveport, LA. Steve Minor - Director

The Kill Point
First Assistant Director (2nd Unit). Lionsgate/Spike TV
8 hr. Mini-Series. Pittsburgh, PA. Tim Iacofano - Director

This Christmas
Assistant Director. Sony/Screen Gems
Feature Film. Los Angeles. Preston Whitmore - Director

Zoey 101
First Assistant Director. Nickelodeon
1/2 Hour TV Series. Malibu 2005 - Valencia 2006

Medical Investigation
First Assistant Director. Paramount Pictures Television
Episodic 2nd Unit. Paramount Studios

A Day Without A Mexican
Associate Producer. Where's Jose' Productions
Feature Film. LA / San Diego, CA Locations

Barbra Streisand DualDisk Project
Producer/First Assistant Director. Sony / Filmstyle Productions
Promo Video w/Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb. Sony Studios

Hunter (2003)
Production Manager. Stu Segall Productions
NBC Series. San Diego, CA Locations

The King and Queen of Moonlight Bay
First Assistant Director. LLP Productions
Hallmark Channel MOW. Lake Havasu, AZ Locations; Sam Pillsbury - Director

Chronicle FKA: News from the Edge
First Assistant Director. Stu Segall Productions
Sci Fi Channel/Syndicated Series. Episodic Television. San Diego Locations

"CSI" Crime Scene Investigation
First Assistant Director. CBS Television Productions
Episodic Television. One Episode. Local Locations

The Tuskegee Airmen
First Assistant Director. HBO Pictures. Feature for Television
Locations in Arkansas; Oklahoma; L.A. Robert Markowitz - Director
1995 DGA Award Nomination - Long Form Television Special

Manhattan, AZ
First Assistant Director. USA Network
USA Pilot. Locations in San Diego; Boris Demast - Director

S-Club Seven - "Back to the 50's"
Production Executive. BBC Television / The Oil Factory
BBC Pilot & Music Video. Local Locations in L.A.; Andy Margetson - Director

Columbo "Murder With Too Many Notes"
First Assistant Director. Studios USA
ABC MOW. Universal Studios; Local Locations in L.A.; Patrick McGoohan - Director>

Twice Upon a Time
First Assistant Director. ABC Productions
Lifetime MOW. Local Locations in L.A.; Thom Eberhardt - Director

Fire Co. 132
First Assistant Director. Twentieth Century Fox
Episodic Television. Local Locations in L.A.

The Last Best Place
First Assistant Director. Walt Disney Television
CBS-TV Pilot. Locations in L.A.; Tejon; Robert Markowitz - Director

Have You Seen My Son
First Assistant Director. MGM-Gross/Weston Productions
2 Hr. CBS-MOW. Los Angeles Unit.; Paul Schneider - Director

Because Mommy Works
First Assistant Director. Newport-Balboa Productions/Warner Brothers
2Hr. NBC-MOW. Locations in L.A. Robert Markowitz - Director

Walker, Texas Ranger
First Assistant Director. Amadea Productions
Episodic Television. Locations in Dallas, TX

Greyhounds
Production Manager. Stu Segall Productions/Cannell Entertainment
2 Hr. CBS Television Pilot. Locations in San Diego, CA

Raven
First Assistant Director. Columbia Pictures Television/Ashley-LupoProductions
Episodic Television. Locations in Hawaii

Jonathan: The Boy Nobody Wanted
First Assistant Director. Gross-Weston/Cannell Entertainment
NBC-MOW. San Diego Locations. George Kaczender - Director

She Woke Up.
First Assistant Director. ABC Television Productions. ABC-MOW
Santa Barbara/L.A. Locations. Culver Studios Stages. Waris Hussein - Director

Switched at Birth
First Assistant Director. Columbia Pictures Television. NBC 4 Hr. Mini-Series
Columbia/MGM Stages. Local Locations in L.A. Waris Hussein - Director

Dark Avenger 'aka' Phantom
First Assistant Director. Columbia Pictures Television
CBS-TV Pilot.Local locations in L.A. Guy Magar - Director

Bodyguard
First Assistant Director. Weintraub Entertainment
NBC-TV Pilot. (re-shoot). Local locations in L.A. Peter Levin - Director

Tinman
First Assistant Director. Weintraub Entertainment. ABC-TV Pilot
Local locations in L.A. Karen Arthur - Director

Star Trek : The Next Generation
U.P.M. / First Assistant Director. Paramount Pictures Television
Episodic for Syndication. Paramount Stages

The Highwayman
First Assistant Director. Glen Larson/20th Century-Fox TV Pilot
Fox Stages & Local Locations. Douglas Heyes Sr. -Director

The New Mike Hammer
First Assistant Director. Columbia Pictures Television
Episodic Television. TBS Stages, Backlot, Local Locations

Stingray
First Assistant Director. Stephen J. Cannell Productions
Episodic Television. One Episode/Splinter Unit

Hunter
First Assistant Director. Stephen J. Cannell Productions
Episodic Television. Local Stage and Locations in L.A.

Night Shadows AKA Mutant
First Assistant Director. Laurelwood Productions
Feature, Filmed on Location in Atlanta, Georgia

Just Before Dawn
First Assistant Director. Oakland Productions
Feature, Filmed on Location in Salem, Oregon

T. J. Hooker
Second A.D./2nd Unit First A.D. Columbia Pictures Television
Episodic Television. TBS Stages, Backlot, & Local locations

Hollywood Beat
Second A.D./2nd Unit First A.D. Aaron Spelling Productions
Television Pilot. Local Locations

The Pink Panther
Second A.D. MGM/UA (Christopher Morgan Co). Television Pilot
Local locations in L.A./Culver Studios Stages. Gary Nelson - Director

The Fitzgeralds & The Kennedy's
Assistant Director. Edger Scherick/Orion. 6 Hr. Mini-Series
Locations in Mass/Rhode Island/L.A. Lamont Johnson - Director

Infidelity
Assistant Director. ABC Circle Films
2Hr. Television Movie. Local Locations in L.A.

Mc Gyver (Pilot)
Second Assistant Director. Paramount Pictures Television
TV Pilot. Opening sequence. Location in Moab, Utah

Vega$
Second Assistant Director. Aaron Spelling Productions
Episodic Television. Filmed on Location in Las Vegas, Nevada

San Francisco Cop Killer
Second Assistant Director. Aaron Spelling Productions
Television Pilot. Filmed on Location in San Francisco/L.A./Las Vegas

The Oxnard Expo
Director of Special Events. Produced Concert Series in Association with the Oxnard Chamber Of Commerce. Artists incl: Nicolette Larson, Doug Kershaw, Fred Willard, John Lee Hooker, Jesse Colin Young, Commander Cody, Los Lobos, & Others.

Santa Maria Inn
Director. Murphy Organization Advertising. :30 sec. Television Commercial
with Denny Miller; Spokesman. Combined Live Action & Computer Animation


United Way P.S.A.
Director. Murphy Organization Advertising
:30 Sec. TV Public Service Announcement; demonstrated the virtues of C.P.R.

End Hunger Televent
Segment Producer & Director; Stage Mgr. NBC Burbank
Live and Taped Entertainment/Telethon

Emmy Awards Shows
Production and Talent Coordinator for two Television Emmy Awards Shows.
Norman Rosemont Productions and Sagen Arts Productions.

Commercial Production
Producer/Assistant Director/Production Manager. 100+ projects.

List of AGENCIES AND PRODUCTION COMPANIES on request.


Actor / Announcer (List Available upon Request)

EDUCATION

Los Angeles Valley College - Associate in Arts Degree.
General Education. Film Production Emphasis.

California State University, Northridge - Bachelor of Arts Degree.
Radio/TV/Film Major.

GUILDS & UNIONS

Directors Guild of America (Qualified UPM)
N.A.B.E.T. Local # 531 (Past Treasurer)
Screen Actors Guild / A.F.T.R.A.

REFERENCES

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