Les Bradley Productions
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LeslieBradley@comcast.net
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FIELDS OF EXPERTISE

I have experience in the operation of digital video cameras, non-linear editing systems, and still photography cameras.  Areas of expertise include: video and audio production and editing; shooting and editing video of live dramatic theatre; multimedia presentation production; journalistic, instructional and technical script writing; development of instructional materials.

I have been president of the Maryland professional chapter of the International Television Association (ITVA), now Media Communications Association International (MCAI), and am skilled in the following areas:  video, audio, multimedia production; broadcast journalism; research methods; broadcasting management, programming and promotion; html programming; voice and on-camera performance.


MOST RECENT PROJECTS

2011. Editor of "Smash or Trash Television" -- About to be published on this website for independent video production on the East Coast.

2011.
Producing video spots for Comcast Cable, Maryland, since 2009.  Work with Rick Wright of Videomesmeric Productions.  Forming new production company, VMB Productions.

2011. Acting roles in series, "The Adventures of Louanna Lee," since 2009. Lee Doll Productions.

2011. Production work with Curtis W. Prather -- Spooky Movie Television and AFI Silver Theatre, Silver Spring, Maryland, since 2010.  Camera work and title sequence for cable television series.

2010. Prepared NTSC DVD with English audio track for Max Hepner, from PAL DVD.

2010. Produced phone-hold messages for Columbia Systems, Columbia, Maryland.

2009-2010. Production of audition videos for Brian St. August and Leanna Chamish.

2009. Produced two music videos for musician and actor, Louanna Lee Doll.

2008-11.  Production of video and interactive DVD of cello recitals for Doug Jameson, The Park School, Baltimore, Maryland.  All production steps.

2008-2011.  Camera for and editing of pilot of cable TV show for producer, Susan Svehla, Midnight Marquee.

2008.  Production Assistant, principally audio, for “Sealed Fates,” feature production of TimeWarp Films.

2008.  Prepared video DVD of PowerPoint presentation for public relations firm, Nevins and Associates.

2008.  DeepFlow Studios, assisted in the production of an animated opening for a documentary about rap music.  Used Apple’s Motion.

2008.  Produced video for MoveToWin.  Acquisition, editing, preparation for webpage.  Critiqued content for website.

2008.  Produced video of Teresa Heinz Kerry for a mother’s day message.  From acquisition to YouTube delivery.

2008.  Principle part as Stan in “Sealed Fates,” feature, TimeWarp Films.

2008.  Featured extra in “One-Eyed Horse,” feature, One-Eyed Horse Productions.

2008. Produced DVD for a violinist for grant applications.

2007.  Taught “Introduction to Final Cut Studio” at Baltimore Creative Alliance.

2007.  Reporter in “Terror in the Pharaoh’s Tomb,” feature, Midnight Marquee.

2006.  Consultant to Susan Svehla, Midnight Marquee, on Final Cut Pro HD editing of "Terror in the Pharaoh’s Tomb."

2006. Assisted the Baltimore City Mayor’s Office of Communications and Cable with production in the studios at the College of Notre Dame (CND).

2005-06. Produced video portion of play, “The Women, Women,” arranged and directed by Gene Farrington.  I taped nearly half of the play in front of blue screen in the television studio, edited the footage and transferred to DVDs.  Developed nearly 100 stills from the video, to be used in publicity.

2006. Production of material for “An Enchanted Journey,” a multimedia presentation by Carol Mayes and Gary Blanchard with stories, poetry and dance.

2005.  Producer of orientation video for External Diploma Program, Essex Community College, which won a Telly Award for script writing.

2005. Produced radio public service announcement for “The World Can’t Wait,” Washington, D.C.  Voice over and editing.

2005-06. Contributor to audio and video chapters for a book to be published Robert Long II.

2005. Producer of video of children's stories by Fritz Williams, Leader of the Baltimore Ethical Society.  All aspects of production.

2001. Marshal in “Harvesters,” feature, TimeWarp Films.

Additional production work for numerous projects, such as:  major re-editing of hour-long video on a Holocaust survivor; nationally-aired video for federal Healthcare Financing Administration; corporate video for C&P Telephone; three-hour audio book for Monsignor Jeremiah Kinney for international distribution; documentary for Johns Hopkins Hospital on a girl born without arms; videos of performances at Baltimore Museum of Art, the Joseph Meyerhoff Auditorium, the Gordon Center for the Performing Arts, Theatre Project, Towson University, Goucher College and the College of Notre Dame; production and voice over for MCI kiosk at National League of Cities; Strategies in Rape Avoidance, 80-minute video for Cable Access; film news releases on research projects for Ohio University.

Consulting work for Kennedy-Krieger Institute, Baltimore Sun, CND Renaissance Institute on design and grants.


GRANTS AND AWARDS

Telly Award for script writing for video which I produced on the Maryland External Diploma Program.

Awarded several grants for research and conference attendance from CND.

First place in the student category at ITVA Video Festival competition for one of my student’s work on a local photographer.

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Burbank, California.  Chosen as one of 21 faculty members nationally to participate in Seminar.

Broadcast Education Association for nationally competitive grant for a summer of work at WTNH-TV, New Haven, Connecticut.


DEGREES/MAJORS

 Ohio University.   Ph.D. in Mass Communication, 1980.  Radio-Television emphasis; statistics as research tool, economics as minor.

University of Georgia.   Master of Arts in Journalism, 1973.

University of Georgia.   ABJ, Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, 1972.  Broadcast news emphasis, Political science minor.

 

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS
2007-present.  Sole Proprietor, Les Bradley Productions, Baltimore, Maryland.

1989-2007.  Tenured Professor, Communication Arts Department, College of Notre Dame of Maryland; Baltimore, Maryland.

1982-1989.  Assistant Professor, Department of Speech and Mass Communication, Towson University, Towson, Maryland.

1977-82.  Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, University of the Pacific, Stockton, California.

1979-80.  Station Manager, KUOP-FM, University of the Pacific, Stockton, California.

1972-74.  Director of Public Information, Roane State Community College, Harriman, Tennessee.

1969-71.  News Director, WGGA Radio, Gainesville, Georgia.  Regular paid contributor to the Associated Press.

1970-71.  Editor of weekly membership newsletter and preparation of news releases for Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce, Gainesville, Georgia.

1969-71.  News stringer for the Atlanta Constitution, Atlanta, Georgia.

1967-69.  Music Director and Announcer, WGAU-AM-FM, Athens, Georgia.