Paolo Mugnaini
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Location: Hollywood, FL, USA
University: Italian Film Institute
Major: Film

Paolo Mugnaini

SUMMARY
Over 20 years of experience in video production, concept creation, and post-production for nonprofit and for-profit organizations
Oversee teams of employees ranging in size from 3 to 11 in areas of project development, pre-production, production, and delivery
Experience in developing, end effectively managing budgets in order to support all phases of production, staffing, and equipment
Further experience in collaborating, communicating with clients at all levels from producers and talent to presidents and CEOs

MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE
Creative Manager, Digital Media Production, July 2013-February 2019
Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl
Create and manage media productions driven by the needs of the university; projects include but not limited to branding campaigns, promos, public service announcements (PSA), instructional videos, and internal marketing efforts
Write, produce, shoot, direct and edit promos, PSA, infomercials, and stills for university’s executive cabinet, deans, colleges, and administrative units
Conceptualize and develop strategic promotional marketing videos to increase visibility and branding message of the University
Hire, train, supervise, and evaluate creative team consisting of 7 full-time and 3 part-time employees
Develop creative guidelines, policies, and procedures for the department
Evaluate all department job requests, establish timelines/scheduling and allocate appropriate staffing
Establish and foster relationships with various departments including public relations and marketing, alumni relations, undergraduate admissions, and executive administration
Select, purchase, and maintain all departmental equipment including server, computers, cameras, etc.
Develop and monitor departmental budget in order to meet project goals while still meeting budget
Work with copywriters, graphic designers, web designers, account managers, brand managers, and other marketers on a daily basis to craft quality and cost-effective solutions
Collaborate with the team for video production, script development, and motion graphics development
Manage multiple facilities, including in-house editing suites and a video production studio
Producer, October 2007-July 2013
Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl
Write, produce, direct and edit promos, PSAs, infomercials, for university executive cabinet, deans, colleges and administrative units.


ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE
Post Editor, WDIV-TV LOCAL 4, Detroit, MI, October 2004-October 2006
Edit special opens, promos, teasers and projects under tight time constraints
Collaborate and communicate with designers and producers
Pre-Pro Producer, WPLG-TV LOCAL 10, Miami, FL, June 2001-February 2004
Conceptualize, create and coordinate pre-produced elements for newscasts
Collaborate and communicate with graphics designers about design elements needed for each specific piece.

Post Editor, WFOR CBS 4, Miami, FL, June 2000-June 2001
Edit special opens, promos, teasers and special projects under tight deadlines.
Collaborate and communicate with designers and producers.

FREELANCE PROJECTS
Director/DP/Editor, OnBoard Media, October 2006-Present
Producing, Shooting and Editing Promos, Commercials, Travel Shows and Documentaries

Editor & Co-Director, Reed Cowan Productions, Miami, FL, September 2008
Feature Documentary: "The Other Side of the Lens" officially selected by 12 film festivals worldwide including the Nashville Film Festival and was the recipient of The Silver Palm Winner at Mexico's International Film Festival.

EDUCATION
Istituto di Stato per la Cinematografia e Televisione, Editing, Rome, Italy

SKILLS
Computer: Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CC, After Effects, Photoshop. Can work in a PC or Mac environment. Familiar with a variety of cameras
Languages: Fluent in Italian and spoken Spanish

AWARDS
2012 Suncoast Emmy Award for best PSA.
2011 Bronze Telly Award for Pedestrian Awareness PSA.
2013 Bronze Telly Award for Smoking Cessation PSA.
2014 Bronze Telly Award for Promotional Branding.
2014 Bronze Telly Award for Cinematography.
2014 Bronze Telly Award for Direct Marketing.
Silver Reel 41st Annual MCA-I Media Festival
Silver Reel 41st Annual MCA-I Media Festival

Creative, video, production, editing, camera, videographer, director, marketing, commercials