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2016

Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting:  Creative Director

The Center for Investigative Reporting was nominated for 7 National News and Documentary Emmy Awards in 2016, and won a National Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence.

“The Dead Unknown”: Producer / Director

  • Winner: National News and Documentary Emmy Award, New Approaches
  • Winner: 2 National Edward R. Murrow Awards – Outstanding Video News Documentary and Video Continuing Coverage
  • Winner: National Society of Professional Journalists, Sigma Delta Chi Award in Public Service: Online Journalism
  • Winner: National Headliner Awards, Journalistic innovation
  • Winner: NorCal Society of Professional Journalists, Excellence in Journalism Award, Video Journalism: Feature
  • Winner: 49th Annual Houston WorldFest, Platinum Remi Award
  • Honoree: The Webby Awards
  • Finalist: Investigative Reporters and Editors Awards, Innovation in Investigative Journalism
  • Official Selection: Cleveland International Film Festival

In January 2016 the “Reveal” radio program went weekly. As of  December 2016, “Reveal” is carried on 360 public radio stations, it’s downloaded a million times monthly, and is at #6 in iTunes podcast ratings, all categories. Schiller personally produced two hour-long episodes “Glare of the Spotlight” and “The Man Inside: Four Months as a Prison Guard”.

“Disfellowshipped”: Sound Designer, Creative Consultant for CIR’s first immersive virtual reality project.

 

2015

The Center for Investigative Reporting:  Creative Director

Reveal radio show, “She Never Left Harlan Alive”: Producer

“A Brief History of the Modern Strawberry” (Winner: Local News and Documentary Emmy Award): Consulting Producer

PBS NewsHour – “The Missing and the Dead”: Producer

“Techsploitation” – Art Director (Finalist,  Society of American Business Writers and Editors Award)

“Toxic Trail” – Multimedia Producer (Finalist,  Society of American Business Writers and Editors Award)

Panelist: The Investigative Film Festival, Washington D.C.

Guest Lecturer: U.C. Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, “Long Form Documentary Video” professor Robert Calo

Guest Lecturer:  Notre Dame University, “Metamorphosis  of Journalism” professor Olivier Morel

Guest Lecturer: California College of the Arts, “Animated Investigations” professor Christoph Steger

Guest Lecturer: San Francisco State University, “Undergraduate Journalism” professor Venise Wagner

2014

The Center for Investigative Reporting:  Creative Director

Reveal TV: Series Producer

The Box: Producer / Director

  • Nominee: National News and Documentary Emmy, New Approaches
  • Winner: Cinequest Film Festival, Best Animated Short  (Academy Award submission qualifying category)
  • Winner: San Francisco International Film Festival, First Prize, Golden Gate Award, Bay Area Shorts
  • Winner: Special Jury Award, New Orleans Film Festival, 2014
  • Winner: Video Journalism Award, Northern California Society of Professional Journalists, 2014
  • Winner: Best Animation, Social Justice Film Festival, 2014
  • Honoree: The 19th annual Webbys
  • Finalist: Dan Eldon Award, My Hero Film Festival
  • Video of the Week: 2014 International Herald Tribune

Official Selection: Raindance, Napa Valley, New Orleans, Social Justice, Cleveland International, United Nations Association Film Festival, Jayu International Human Rights Film Festival (Toronto), Souq Film Festival (Milan, Italy), Argentina International Human Rights Film Festival, Street Movies (Philadelphia)

“Broken City Poets”: Producer

Panelist: Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) conference, San Francisco “Visual Storytelling”

2013

The Center for Investigative Reporting:  Senior Multimedia Producer

Havas World Wide New York:  Staff Multimedia Producer

2012

Current TV / thetruth.com:  Producer/ Director / Editor / Animator for a spot for Legacy’s anti-smoking initiative

Havas World Wide New York: Multimedia Producer

2011

The After Party (The Last Party 3): Producer / Director / Editor/Writer – feature length doc film

•Winner: Best Feature Doc, Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood

•Winner: Best Feature Doc, New York Los Angeles International Film Festival

•Winner: Best Feature Doc, Thrillspy International Film Festival

•Winner: Freedom of Speech Award, Duke City Docfest

 

Havas World Wide New York: Multimedia Producer

2010

Havas World Wide New York:  Staff Multimedia Producer

New York Philharmonic: HD Multicam Concert at Lincoln center – Camera Op

Clear Channel/ I Heart Radio /Stripped

Train: HD Multicam Concert – Editor

The Script : HD Multicam Concert – Camera Op

Phoenix: HD Multicam Concert – Editor

Justin Bieber: HD Multicam Concert – Camera Op

Norah Jones: HD Multicam Concert –  Editor

50 Cent: HD Multicam Concert –  Editor

Adam Lambert: HD Multicam Concert – Camera Operator

Big Fuel Communications

What’s Up With You Know Who – Dvd Producer

2009

Clear Channel/ I Heart Radio /Stripped

Alicia Keys: HD Multicam Concert:  Editor

Weezer: Interview content –  Editor

Lady Gaga : Interview content –  Editor

Shakira: HD Multicam Concert & Interview content –  Editor

Universal Records

Raul Midon: EPK/ mini doc – Offline Editor

Hearst Digital

Good Housekeeping: Spend Less Live Better – Offline Editor / Color correction

Broadcast on ABC & CBS (syndicated in different markets).

3 shows (Television hours)  produced by Hearst Digital

2008

4 Years Later – Director / Producer / Editor

Short documentary for the New York Civil Liberties Union nyclu.org

The Tao of 9 Second Ave – Director / Producer / Editor / Camera Op

Short documentary broadcast on The Documentary Channel

Archived at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City

The Doe Fund: Ready Willing and Able – Camera Op

Director Jeremy Kagan’s advocacy film for http://www.doe.org

Spend Less Live Better – Offline Editor / Camera Op

Broadcast on ABC & CBS (syndicated in different markets).

Television hour, produced by Hearst Digital

Stress Less Holidays – Offline Editor/ Camera Op

Television hour, produced by Hearst Digital

James Ray: Harmonic Wealth – Editor / DVD Producer

A 12 disc box set of a lecture series by James Ray Intl.

2007

Three Thug Mice: Year of The Rat – Writer / Editor / Producer

Series of animated short films directed by Smarcus, threethugmice.com

Winner: Audience Award Digifest Italian Film Festival, Nominated for Best Short Film: Reeperbahn Film Festival, Germany, Screened: SoCal Film Fest, GAIA Film Festival, Radar Hamburg Festival, Frame Damage Film Fest

Benny Reitveld “Live at Skywalker Ranch” – Line Producer

Multicam HD shoot of studio recording session at

George Lucas’ SKYWALKER SOUND

2006

Rwanda Genocide PSA – Director of Photography

MTV U – Director Joel Schumacher

Rhapsody Originals – Cinematographer

Studio recording sessions featuring: Kevin Bacon, Robert Randolf and Daughtry.

Real Networks

Harry Connick Jr. and Kelli Ohara “The Pajama Game” – Cinematographer

Studio recording session

Sony Music

Verizon New Media Seminar – Production Supervisor

R/GA Advertising Firm

Jedi Mind Tricks, “Heay Metal Kings” dvd featurette – Director

Babygrande Records

Branford Marsalis , “Live at Bergdorf” – Cinematographer

Marsalis Music

America Express OPEN seminar – Editor

Hudson River Films

Agallah the Don Bishop EPK – Director

Babygrande Records

Maya Deren, “The Divine Horsemen” – DVD Designer / Producer

Mystic Fire Video

Purple City “Born to the Purple” – DVD Producer

Babygrande Records

Kidzbop “Kidzcast” – Segment Producer / Director / Editor

Razor & Tie Entertainment Youth Programming

Wu Tang Clan “Think Differently” TV commercial – Director / Editor

MTV 2 Babygrande Records

2005

The ACLU Freedom Files – Cinematographer / Interview Subject

Court TV – Director Jeremy Kagan

Longwave “There’s a Fire” Music Video– Producer

MTV 2 RCA Records

Sparla Swa “Doing My Thing” Music Video – Cinematographer

BET J – “Soul Sessions”

Kidzbop “Let’s Get it Started” Music Video – Producer

Razor & Tie Entertainment Youth Programming

WALMART: The High Cost of Low Price – Segment Cinematographer

Brave New Films – Director Robert Greenwald

Protocols of Zion – Second Unit Cinematographer

Think Films / HBO / Sundance 2005 – Director Marc Levin

Lightning in a Bottle DVD – Post Production Supervisor – DVD extras

Executive Producer Martin Scorsese

Rolling Stone Originals – Editor

Studio recording sessions for Rollingstone.com

Teacher’s College Training Videos – Cinematographer

New York City Public Schools

ANA Airlines TV Advertisement – Director of Photography

G2M Productions

Branford Marsalis and Harry Connick Jr. live @ Birdland – Cinematographer

Marsalis Music

Eddie Palmieri – Charlie Palmieri Tribute Concert – Cinematographer

Producer Danny Rivera – Puerto Rico Public Television

The Weinsten Company “American Film Market” – DVD producer

2004

Metric “Combat Baby” Music Video – Director / Editor

MTV, MTV2, Much Music, iTunes – Last Gang Records

In collaboration with Pascal Blais Animation, Montreal

Ani Di Franco “Trust” – DVD Producer

Director Danny Clinch

“Flavor” Cooking Show TV Pilot – Line Producer

VOY Networks

VH1 “Behind the Music” – DVD Producer

VH1

Old 97’s “Drag It Up” Concert FIlm – Editor

Music Choice TV – New West Records

DJ Spam and the Vida Blue Allstars Concert Film – Editor

Soulive “1999 – 2003” Concert DVD – Cinematographer / Editor

Blue Note / Velour Records

Andre 3000 “Citizen Andre” documentary (in post) – Field Producer

HBO Films – Director Marc Levin / Producer Norman Lear

8 Days Gone EPK – Director of Photography

Ragin’ Grace / Titan Entertainment

Counting Crows “Live in Amsterdam” DVD – Editor

Geffen Records

Mervyn’s TV Advertisement – Producer

Hornet Inc.

Killswitch Engage “Fixation on the Darkness” Video – Director of Photography

Roadrunner Records

Sessions @ AOL – Cinematographer

Studio Recording Sessions featuring: Shaggy, Sean Paul, Sonic Youth, David Gray, Heather Headley, Ryan Adams

OTHER NOTABLE PRODUCTIONS

GetMusic.com – Staff Editor / Cinematographer

BMG Live Music and Studio Recording Sessions featuring: Ludachris, Del La Soul, KRS 1, Mos Def, Fab 5 Freddy.

“The Devil’s Twilight” Short Film – Producer / Cinematographer

Starring Eli Wallach – Quinta Raza Films

Broadcast on WNET/13, NY Latino Film Fest, Smithsonian Institute

“Kung Fu Jew” Short Film – Co – Director (student film)

Taos Talking Pictures Film Festival in Taos, New Mexico; Film Anthology Archives NYC; Cinemanow.com; Reel Jews Film Festival, NYC; Lost Film Festival, Philadelphia; Winner Burly Vision Film Festival- aired nationally; Little Buffalo Film and Video Festival in Pennsylvania; Judah L.Magnes Film Competition Berkeley, CA: Honorable Mention ;The International Visual Arts Film Festival San Jose, CA Ocularis, NYC

 “The Squid Ink Scrolls” Short Film – Director of Photography

Shot on location in Israel, Jordan and Egypt

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