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Profession Success Interview: Ed Tommasi, “Gringos for Rent” Exec Producer

By now, there’s an excellent likelihood you’ve seen “Gringos for Rent,” Common Cargo Administration’s humorous new video from business video manufacturing. In the event you haven’t, you possibly can watch on the backside of this weblog.

We caught up with the thoughts behind this video–Ed Tommasi, Govt Producer at FaceHead Media–to ask him in regards to the creation of the video, movie manufacturing, working with UCM, and extra.

Listed below are the outcomes of that interview:

Q: Ed, you and your organization created the “Gringos for Rent” video for UCM; what impressed the thought for this video?

  • The world enterprise market is so totally different than it was only a couple years in the past and for those who don’t keep up with the altering instances, you’re going to get misplaced behind. As of late, we’re hiring an increasing number of from exterior the US. So we tried to take a novel strategy to an on a regular basis state of affairs.

Q: What was he course of of constructing this video like?

  • With any video Facehead Media produces we first take a look at the general idea of the video and determine who on our group would creatively be the perfect match. From there, we begin constructing the manufacturing from the bottom up. It’s the tiniest particulars which are typically instances MOST essential.

Q: Have you ever obtained a lot suggestions on the “Gringos for Rent” video?

  • Everybody we’ve shared the video with loves it. It’s a enjoyable storyline that’s quick paced sufficient to maintain the viewers the entire time.

Q: Inform us just a little about your organization.

  • The guts of Facehead Media is outside-the-box, radically inventive video content material. We sincerely consider that if folks are supposed to watch one thing, it ought to entertain, inform and encourage… and that’s our aim. We’re enthusiastic about creating enjoyable, sharable content material whether or not that be a business, music video or characteristic movie. Our group works hand in hand with shoppers and advert companies to ship media that exceeds expectations and engages the potential viewers.

Q: It appears you might have a variety of venture varieties from music movies and commercials to characteristic movies, in addition to working in numerous genres from comedy to horror. Would you say Facehead Media has a specialty?

  • We LOVE comedy. It’s the best method to talk with folks and get a message throughout. We consider in having enjoyable, and we predict it interprets into our work.

Q: How did you get began in movie manufacturing?

  • I first began as an intern at a manufacturing firm in NY and finally was provided a place throughout the firm. From that time I attempted to be taught and expertise as a lot as attainable with the manufacturing world. I’ve labored in every part from casting, characteristic movie financing, producing, and doubtless each different place on set you possibly can think about.

Q: What’s your favourite venture you’ve labored on?

  • FaceHead Interview SetI’d say my favourite venture is a health firm trailer that hasn’t been launched but. It was so large and ridiculous in dimension, that we have been in a position to actually have enjoyable with the script and message. We even went out and rented an actual bear pores and skin rug, bear head and all. Listed below are some pics from set.

FaceHead Interview crew

Q: Do you might have any large initiatives developing we must always preserve our eyes open for?

  • We’re in pre-production on a characteristic movie for the time being. We’re ending up casting now and needs to be on set taking pictures throughout the subsequent 6 weeks.

Q: I hear you really used to work for UCM; what was your function right here?

  • I used to be part of the gross sales group.

Q: What was the perfect and worst components of working for UCM?

  • 100% the perfect half about working for UCM was working for Devin. He is among the most sensible and inventive businessmen I do know and a beneficiant pal and mentor. Coming into work for somebody like Devin is nice. It’s one factor when an organization says that they care about their staff and one other factor once they TRULY do… like UCM!

Q: Why did you allow?

  • It was an unbelievable alternative that Devin and Shirley gave me and I discovered rather a lot, however in the long run, manufacturing was all the time on my coronary heart.

Q: What recommendation would you give a shipper speaking to a freight forwarder salesperson?

  • That getting the LOWEST worth shouldn’t be the MOST essential factor. Whereas sure, it’s essential, I believe the connection is extra essential. Understanding you possibly can join along with your freight forwarder anytime you need is absolutely essential. I believe the time period, you get what you pay for, can apply right here. So be sure that costs are aggressive, but in addition ensure you consider and belief what the salesperson is saying.

Q: What recommendation would you give to somebody desirous to pursue a profession in movie manufacturing?

  • Simply do it! I hear lots of people discuss desirous to attempt it, however not almost as many individuals who simply do it. Study from expertise…

Q: If an organization needed to rent you to create a video for them, how would they go about doing that?

  • The very best first step is solely emailing us. We might help develop an idea after which implement it. Ed@FaceheadMedia.com

Q: In the event you have been exporting or importing cargo, let’s say manufacturing gear, what firm would you utilize to deal with your cargo?

  • From first hand expertise, there is no such thing as a one I might belief greater than Devin and UCM.

I simply needed to test and be sure that was your reply.

Q: Lastly, if a tree fell within the woods and nobody was there to listen to it fall, how would you inform that tree’s story on movie?

  • Egh… I’d say it feels like a sluggish story that may make me go to sleep. Do you might have any concepts a couple of hunter or meat manufacturing facility? We’d additionally settle for time journey or fan made sequels to the favored television collection LOST.

Thanks very a lot, Ed, for taking the time to reply a number of questions for us.

For extra about Ed and FaceHead Media, you possibly can go to FaceHeadMedia.com.

Beneath is “Gringos for Rent” in case you haven’t seen it but or simply need to watch it once more.

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