Morgan Menco

music supervisor — video producer

 

A production chameleon ninja who thrives under pressure. Motivated, organized and talented Producer with the knowledge and industry network to excel in any Production role. Experienced in broadcast, digital, interactive, experiential and music production. Skilled negotiator and communicator with an innate ability to forecast trends and talents. A natural team leader with a diverse network of vendors and ability to bring a tasteful, proactive and creative approach to each project.

 

work history

Contract Post Producer                                          - Oshin Studio

                                                                                                                                  Los Angeles, CA Jan 2018 - Mar 2018

  • Apply knowledge from live action production background to assist as Post Producer on "Muse - Thought Contagion" music video
  • Manage diverse pipeline between Flame Artist, Nuke Artist, AE Motion Artist, c4d Artist, Art Directors and Lead Editor
  • Experience managing a front end developer to translate motion assets into animated SVG's for use on the web and in app experiences
  • Developed understanding of 3D workflows on Muse project and via online courses through "Learn Squared"

Video Producer / Project Manager                    - Doner Agency                                                    

                                                                                                                                  Los Angeles, CA July 2016 - Nov 2017

  • Oversaw all phases of video production for Nestle, Digiorno, California Pizza Kitchen, and Netflix projects
  • Managed several high budget projects as lead producer from project conception to completion
  • Reorganized, re-budgeted and managed a project that i helped to salvage
  • Coordinated creative production with celebrity talent for original branded song and long form music video
  • Managed the production process, and facilitated execution and payment of talent contracts
  • Created variable estimates for million dollar projects
  • Diligently managed high deliverable / low budget productions to meet client needs
  • Negotiated triple bids for multiple high budget projects & coordinated with cost consultants to vet bids
  • Delivered creative solutions to keep all projects on time and under budget
  • Cultivated many new vendor relationships for the agency

 

Freelance Music Supervisor                                 - David & Goliath, Butter Music,                         South Music, Animal Music, CP+B                                                  

                                                                                                                                  Los Angeles, CA July 2016 - Current

  • Facilitate music searches and licenses for various brands and agencies
  • Develop focused creative music briefs to be shared with Labels and Publishers
  • Discover new and unreleased music through vast industry network
  • Negotiate licensing rates on Label(Master) and Publishing side
  • Research rights management information for tracks
  • Deliver high quality searches on very short timelines
  • Teamed directly with David & Goliath ECD to develop new Creative Direction for KIA 2018 music
  • Created custom music library for KIA team to use for reference/inspiration or licensing
  • Connected production team to music house, and assisted with Creative Direction to develop original compositions for KIA
  • Conducted music searches for CP+B on various client work and new business pitches
  • Teamed up with South Music to search for multiple rounds of music for Jeep campaign
  • Collaborate with Animal Music to provide searches for clients like Coors and Toyota
  • Managed multiple searches for Butter music for Levis

Music Producer / Video Producer - Crispin Porter + Bogusky(CP+B)

Santa Monica, CA Oct 2014 - Jun 2016

  • Artist discovery and music searching. Helped discover many hidden gems and unreleased tracks through industry insider network
  • Translated creative briefs for music vendors, composers, and other producers
  • Negotiated tight, high dollar music licenses and budgets for composers/music houses
  • Kept music expectations within budget/timeline and created realistic expectations to align creatives, client and budget
  • Found and licensed the track for the Pay Pal "New Money" launch, CP+B's 2016 Super Bowl Spot
  • Oversaw all phases of video production for several successful new business pitches, award show videos, and broadcast clients including Infiniti, Paypal, Braintree, Schwab, Applebees, Santa Margherita, Ryder, Best Buy, 1800 and Jose Cuervo
  • Coordinated with and supervised vendors

 

Producer/DJ - DJ Mo:Rockin/A Great Time DJs    

Vail, CO - Los Angeles, Ca  Jul 2006 - Current

  • Responsible for creative design, marketing and promotion for several weekly and one off events
  • Curated tasteful bookings of international artists, negotiated payment structures and secured venues
  • Worked directly with customers to achieve their ideal event through vast knowledge and collection of music
  • Achieved status in the DJ community and Colorado Music Scene

 

Street Team Director / Warehouse Manager - Highline Sports and Events

Vail, CO Dec 2008 - Dec 2012

  • Supported Marketing Department with operational functions
  • Leader of street teams of 5-10 people during events
  • Managed giveaways and contests to help promote upcoming events and sponsors
  • Managed the organization and load in/out schedules for large storage facility

 

Video Editor - Freelance

Orange County, Ca Sep 2004 - Aug 2008

  • Freelance Video Editor Edited overflow and b-roll content for various projects at Ubiquity Broadcasting Corp and Surfer Magazine
  • Sound designer and editing specialist
  • Created boardroom and courtroom multimedia presentations including video and text- sync'd depositions for enhanced understanding

Director of Marketing and Promotions/ Booking - Mencoshin

Newport Beach, Ca Apr 2005 - Aug 2008

Manager / Southern California Sales Rep - Sterling Valet

Newport Beach, Ca May 2004 - Aug 2008

education

Chapman University

Bachelor of Arts: Film Production/Editing

2001 - 2005

Orange, CA

New York Film Academy

Summer Program Graduate: Film Production

Summer 2000

Hollywood, CA

Familiar programs

Avid | Final Cut Pro | Adobe Creative Suite | Pro Tools | Ableton Live | Serato | Audacity | Microsoft Office

MORGAN MENCO — 2016