Josef Liebhardt


Josef Liebhardt 7224 Carrizo Drive • La Jolla, Ca. 92037 (858) 449-4612 [email protected] ____________________________________________________________________________ Manager, Content Distribution & Event Productions OBJECTIVE Senior Manager with 7 years experience in the field of theatrical event management production & Content Distribution across New Media, Digital Marketplace & Television platforms seeking new employment. SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS • Content Distribution: Short film distibution on following platforms: YouTube, Hulu, DirectTV, Roku, iTunes, iTunes TV, On Demand, several international online marketplaces through UK afilliate. Annual gross sales of $100,000. • Content Delivery: 9 years experience encoding and delivering materials to any platform. 7 years experience negotiating grant and scope of rights for individual films (Theatrical, Internet, TV, Home Video). Full knowledge of entertainment law contract language. • Event Production Management: Over 100 annual theatrical events in domestic and inernational markets. Annual Gross sales over $300,000. • Sponsorship Acquisition: Acquired partners for events include Verizon Wireless, University of California School System, Local Media (CBS Radio & Print), Yelp, multiple food & beverage, and cross promotion with other live events. • Office Administration: Budgeting, organization, scheduling, logistics, customer service, staffing, managing supervisor. • Entreprenurial: Expanded scope of business to include distribution on Television, emerging Digital Markeplaces & other new media outlets. PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY MELLOW MANOR PRODUCTIONS, INC., San Diego, California Spike and Mike’s Festival of Animation 2008 - Present Manager, Reporting directly to CEO Managed all aspects of coordination, marketing, administration and creative control of large scale convention events, expo events & roughly 100 independent theatrical events annually in domestic and international markets. Provided senior level administrative support to CEO. Direct contact with key buyers and decision makers in various entertainment corporations. Managed the buying of content and distribution across vertical platforms ranging from live events to television to digital marketplaces. Direct relationships with key people on many different distribution platforms. Administered projects at locations that include but are not limited to: Comic Con International San Diego, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Creative Talent Network Expo (CTN), Las Vegas International Licensing Expo, Annecy Animation Festival France, & roughly 100 independent theatrical events annually in 50 different markets. Truncated list of 2013 acquired sponsors or cross promotional partners include but are not limited to: Verizon Wireless, House of Blues, local radio stations (91X Radio & CBS Radio), Yelp, University of California School System, multiple restaurants (Best New Restaurant in Los Angeles 'Burger Lounge', Amici's East Coast & Top Chef Celebrity Brian Malarkey's 'Herringbone'). I have experience applying for Federal and State Grants for non profit organizations. Extensive experience and personal contacts within the greater San Diego and Southern California region regarding outreach to communities, media, press and businesses. LA JOLLA VILLAGE MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION, San Diego, California Jan 2013 - Present Community Business Development Associate The mission of the La Jolla Village Merchants Association is to help its local businesses relate and communicate with their community via special events, sponsorships, cross promotional activities & other marketing strategies. I have helped promote, coordinate and foster development of the following programs in the La Jolla business district and their relationship with business in the same district: Haute La Jolla Nights Concours D’Elegance La Jolla Art & Wine Festival Open Aire Market T.B. PENICK & SONS San Diego, California, 2009 - 2011 Manager, Promotional Video Department • Production of 5 promotional videos for their Innovative Concrete Solutions brand of concrete manufacture. One Productions Encinitas, California, 2009 - 2010 Production Assistant EDUCATION University of California San Diego, San Diego, California Bachelor of Arts, Special Emphasis Media, (June 2009) Provost Honors List (4) Mira Costa College, San Diego, California Associate in Arts, Special Emphasis Media, (May 2007) Deans Honors List (3) SKILLS Google Marketing Analytics, Various Email Marketing Systems (Constant Contact, Mailchimp, etc.), Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Powerpoint, Final Cut Pro, Compressor, DVD Studio Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Bridge, Adobe After Effects, Microsoft Office. Proficient with both Macintosh and PC.