About kathydasilva

  • Industry AdvertisingBranded EntertainmentComedyDigitalFilmMarketingMediaPodcastingTelevision
  • Sector Branded ContentBranded EntertainmentDevelopmentOriginal ContentPost ProductionSeries Development
  • Preferred Job Title ConsultantDirectorExecutive ProducerFilmmakerHead of Original ProgrammingHead of ProductionHead of VideoProducerSenior ProducerShowrunnerSupervising ProducerWriter
  • Companies CBSComedy CentralHBOMTVNBCUNickelodeonShowtimeVH1Viacom

Summary

Emmy/multi-award winning and versatile content creator specializing in strategizing, developing and executing programming, both short and long form, scripted and unscripted, over a multitude of platforms, formats and genres.

 

As producer, I’ve created highly rated and innovative content for broadcast, digital media and iconic brands. Produced several number #1 rated tv series from their inception, an entire digital travel network, and award-winning brand campaigns

 

Many thousands of hours in the field, studio and post. Deep expertise in all facets of production;from ideation, scripting, budgeting and scheduling in pre-production; to set design, directing talent and shooting in-studio and on location; through managing all post; concurrent deadlines, and final deliverables.

 

Skilled trouble-shooter,adept at identifying quality content, diagnosing creative issues and providing solutions and feedback on cuts.

Unflappable problem-solver, providing fiscal and creative guidance on strategy, story, budget and production plans.

 

Establisher of best practices.  Seeker of new technologies as a means of achieving the highest creative standards and production efficiencies

Highly collaborative interdepartmental and talent liaison.

 

Proficient in Adobe Premiere, Avid and DSLR cameras.

 

Received an EMMY, ACE, Monitor Award, NY International Film and Television Award, nominated three more times for the EMMY, and received an Honorable Mention for a BDA award in Sound Design.

Named one of Lifetime/Entertainment Weekly’s ‘Women Who Really Rock’.  (I’d like to think that I do, my teenager tells me otherwise.)