Harris Levinson

Location Los Angeles

Fashion & Lifestyle Video Producer

Videographer Film Producer Director
8 Projects

Work History

Founder & Executive Producer
Emoticon Productions
2002 - Present
Los Angeles, California and New York, New York
• Develop and execute branded & sponsored video strategy for editorial and commercial clients including Cadillac, Mr. Porter, Dior, Barneys, Bloomingdales, Acura, Grey Goose, Stella Artois and publishing companies including Hearst, Condé Nast and sheknows Media • Pitch and develop social media video marketing concepts to Fortune 500 clients utilizing the latest video platform technology including 360 video, Facebook Live!, Instagram Stories and Snapchat Discover • Produce content for social media influencer campaigns on behalf of Feria, BVLGARI, Citizen, Garnier • Oversee international video team of over 20+ producers, designers, editors and animators PRE-ROLL/ COMMERCIAL EXPERIENCE: • Match.com 2009 national campaign • 2015 BarkBox #dogpeople campaign
Founder & Executive Producer
Pull Aside Productions
Feb 2018 - Present
Los Angeles, California
Executive Producer, Video
Condé Nast
2010 - 2013
Greater New York City Area
• Collaborated with editorial teams on strategic development of new concepts that drove brand awareness for video across 15+ properties including Vogue, GQ, style.com, Epicurious and Teen Vogue • Managed video group’s P&L of over $2 million with average savings to individual brands budgets of more than 8% • Liaise with in-house marketing, legal and business affairs on deal memos, contracts, releases and talent agreements • Pre-produce, produce and post-produce over 700 short form videos in studio and on location per year • Created Condé Nast Productions Group (Now known as CNE) to centralize video production across all brands decreasing overall video costs by 10+%
Head of Production
Picture Shack Entertainment
2009 - 2010
New York, New York
• Supervised series production for shows airing on MTV, A&E, Animal Planet and Discovery as well as commercial campaigns for Match.com • Created and managed budgets totaling more than $20 million, achieving average savings of 7-12% per show • Built out production/post-production infrastructure and operations for newly formed production and post-production company • Hired, managed and negotiated deal memos for more than 40 production staff and freelancers • Worked with network executives on creative and logistical issues for all series, pilots and development deals
Supervising Producer
Condé Nast
2006 - 2009
New York, New York
• Directed production of all digital video projects for editorial and creative services groups • Supervised freelance production staff and managed video budgets totaling more than $2.5 million • Developed best practices guide to advise properties on most effective video production workflow techniques • Created and implemented production plan for mobile editing of New York & European Fashion Week shows for style.com and 17+ Condé Nast International properties
Production Manager
Picture This Television
New York, New York
Responsible for managing production and personnel on multi-camera shoot, "Celebrity Poker Showdown" in New Orleans
Line Producer/Executive-in-Charge of Production
Various Production Networks
2002 - 2006
New York, New York + Los Angeles, CA
• Line produced and supervised production of cable television and live event projects for networks including PBS, A&E, MTV, Bravo, E!, Style Network, Fox Sports, Discovery and VH1 • Established production management processes and implemented production plan for live-to-tape events and unscripted television programs • Retained by production executives to reduce budget expenses using efficiencies such as staff management and gaining favorable terms with production partners AWARD SHOW/SPECIAL EVENTS EXPERIENCE: “AutoRox” (Spike), Los Angeles & New York “The 2002 USO Comedy Tour” (Comedy Central), New Jersey, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba & California “Broadway Rocks for the Arts” (PBS), New York & Cary, North Carolina “2002 Winter Olympics” (Live Event), Park City, Utah REALITY COMPETITION EXPERIENCE: “Celebrity Poker Showdown” (Bravo), New York & New Orleans “Biker Build Off: Ultimate Chop” (Discovery), Las Vegas “The Search for the Funniest Mom in America 2” (Nick at Nite), New York CABLE TELEVISION/UNSCRIPTED EXPERIENCE: "Warren the Ape" (MTV), New York "The Haunted" (Discovery), New York "Paranormal State" (A&E), New York “Psychic Kids, (A&E), New York “My Summer in the Hamptons”, “You’re Not Getting a Dime!” (TLC), New York “Try My Life” (E!/Style), New York “The 10 Biggest Little Things of 2004” (Bravo), New York “Simply Smashing” (Discovery Home), New York “Spread” (VH1/TLC), New York “Sit Stay Style” (Fine Living), New York “New York Nick” (E!/Style), New York "Sports INNERVIEW with Ann Liguori (Fox Sports), New York
Senior Producer
New York, Tribe Studios
New York, New York
• Managed New York production office and supervised production of all video projects • Created and produced original webisodes for magazines including Nylon, Gear, Muscle & Fitness and the NY Posts’ Page Six TV • Produced/directed movie junkets and premiere events for Hollywood studios including Universal, 20th Century Fox and Warner Bros.
Associate Producer
Ann Liguori Productions Inc
2000 - 2001
New York, New York
• Managed the production of Sports Innerview with Ann Liguori (Fox Sports), a weekly national television show featuring celebrities and their passion for golf • Coordinated and assisted on-air with weekly live call-in radio program on WFAN 660 AM New York


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