Neil Coleman

Location Los Angeles

SVP Post Production at 3 Ball Entertainment

Production Coordinator Production Manager
50 Projects

Work History

Senior Vice President, Post Production
3 Ball Entertainment
Jun 2014 - Present
Manage all aspects of post production for unscripted television series for broadcast networks such as ABC, cable networks Spike, TBS, Animal Planet to name just a few as well as OTT services WWE, Red Bull and Blizzard. Current series include: Extreme Weight Loss, Bar Rescue, Catch A Contractor, LA Hair, Kingin’ With Tyga, Breaking Ground, Sweat Inc., Azzeroth’s Armory & Driving Dirty. Responsible for staffing over 100 positions in editorial; Post Supervisors, Coordinators, Editors, Audio Mixers, Assistant Editors, etc.. Responsible for the creation and oversight of all post workflow. Transitioned department from tape to a file based facility. Implemented multiple processes that saved the company hundreds of thousands of dollars. Responsible for reviewing and screening all content for network delivery. Daily coordination with international partners and post facilities to ensure varied needs are met. Solicit, negotiate and manage contracts with multiple vendors. Able to thrive under tight deadlines and pressure, keeping both schedule and budget on track. Created a structured, collaborative team environment with a majority of freelance employees. In conjunction with production management, manage budgets well over $25 million.
President & Co-Founder
MichiBig Media House
2013 - Present
Supervising Technical Producer
The Jeff Probst Show
May 2012 - May 2013
Created and managed entire workflow process for show. Sourced multiple outside vendors and integrated their equipment. Streamlined and simplified all areas of production: Hired and managed post department, including Post Supervisor and Graphics Designers. Created & managed workflow from field to edit to stage to distribution. Supervised technical needs of production and post on show day. Trained production and post staff. Integrated cloud based video approval, allowing for tape package and show viewing approval via any mobile device. Generated show day control room notes for segment teases and behind the scenes moments. Coordinated show/promo schedule and delivery. Responsible for show posting and delivery schedule. Incorporated Pilotware “collaboration portal” into entire show workflow: - Extensively customized systems to meet specific department needs while maintaining ease of use and instant information access. - Customized template for show scripting, automatic rundown creation, audience charting, schedule/calendar tracking, idea pitching, guest travel, full post integration and management.
Supervising Technical Producer
Harpo Productions
Jan 2011 - May 2012
Responsible for day to day production and post-workflow of more than ten Harpo Studios’ shows, both in studio and on location, including: Oprah’s Next Chapter, Oprah’s LifeClass, Super Soul Sunday, Iyanla, Fix My Life, The Rosie Show
Managing Editor
The Oprah Winfrey Show
2006 - 2011
Responsible for studio, field acquisition and post workflow and delivery for all Harpo Studios shows, including: The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Big Give, Legends Ball, The Oprah Winfrey Oscar Special, Christmas at the White House: An Oprah Primetime Special, In The Bedroom With Dr. Laura Berman, Building a Dream: The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy
The Oprah Winfrey Show
1996 - 2006


Bachelor’s Degree
Northern Illinois University