I won a Primetime Emmy® for producing this industry-first “second screen” sync app for Team Coco. The next year, we expanded what had been a tablet-only experience to support iOS & Android phones and desktop computers — for which we nabbed another Emmy nomination: Truth be told, I had a nagging suspicion that watching aContinue reading “Team Coco Sync”
In 2014 I conceived and produced CONAN360, which was among the earliest virtual reality content generated by a broadcast TV property. Sponsored by AT&T, CONAN360 became the flagship activation for three years of tentpole broadcasts live from Comic-Con International in San Diego. Below is a Comic-Con kickoff VR promo I wrote and directed:
In 2015, I was particularly proud to be a finalist for the juried “Multiplatform Storytelling” Emmy® for the CONAN IN CUBA digital initiative, during which we unilaterally broke a cultural embargo by smuggling content onto Cuba’s illegal offline sneakernet, “El Paquete Semanal”.
Inspired by the SFX genius of my pal Nick DenBoer, I conceived, branded and produced this reimagined take on the “Late Night With Conan O’Brien” classic “If They Mated” bit. We aired thirteen installments, all of which Nick edited at Smearballs HQ in Toronto.
“Clueless Gamer,” which I conceived, branded and produced, began as a web series on TeamCoco.com, where it was so popular, it reverse-migrated to broadcast, becoming the #1 viral franchise of the “Conan” TBS show.
“Senior Tech” was a web series I conceived, branded and produced for Team Coco. Directed by Jeff Tomsic, the first three episodes attracted the interest of Best Buy, who sponsored production of a second run.
“Pet Intervention” is a (very dark and weird!) parody web series I conceivedand produced for Team Coco, starring Jim Rash and directed by Jeff Tomsic.
In 2013, I produced “Occupy Conan,” an experimental “fansourced” episode contest conceived by His Majesty Doug Karo, and sponsored by Volkswagen. We were honored with two Gold Key Art awards by The Hollywood Reporter, a Webby People’s Voice Award, and were a finalist for the juried Emmy® for Multiplatform Storytelling.
A web exclusive I produced and edited down at Team Coco. This idea was pitched to us by Willie Nelson’s son Lukas, and shot on location at the Nelson ranch in Texas.