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Ethan Rosenberg is available for all sorts of things. The following is a small list of things he has done before, so you know that he can actually do them. Please email ethan@ethanr.com for availability and pricing.


  • Development Associate

    Superjacket Productions
    December 2015 – Present

    Work with a team to create and develop television shows from initial concept to production

  • Unit Production Manager / Co-Producer

    30 Bones Cinema
    June 2010 – Present

    Oversaw all aspects of production for two independent feature films
    Managed entire production team and oversaw all employees and contractors of the company
    Executed all contracts in coordination with legal team and company management
    Negotiated deals and handled relationships with unions, performers, contractors, insurance companies, and rental houses
    Managed all production finances and accounting, including payroll, and oversaw all cash flow and spending
    Designed production accounting and live budget tracking system for the company
    Collaborated with producers from financing stage through post and even assisted in marketing of finished product
    First film, Funeral Kings, received financial success and critical acclaim including a glowing review in Variety, a premiere at SXSW, and an opening at the Chinese Theatre
    Follow up film, 13 Cameras, opened at Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal, earned a NY Times Critics Pick, and is currently available for sale on iTunes and Amazon and streaming on Netflix

  • Executive Services Manager and Assistant to President Rob Dyrdek

    Dyrdek Enterprises Inc.
    May 2012 – November 2015 (3 years 7 months)

    Involved in coordination and execution of all aspects of Mr. Dyrdek's life, both personal and business
    Manage all aspects of Mr. Dyrdek's schedule, coordinating with business partners and key players internally to plan meetings and events
    Coordinate business-related communication and express Mr. Dyrdek's vision to business partners and employees
    Provide research for Mr. Dyrdek and top executives on business needs and purchases
    Trusted with purchasing power and oversight on expenditures for both Mr. Dyrdek's personal and business needs
    Coordinate and book travel for VIPs, including top-level executives, Mr Dyrdek, and his family
    Manage reception of all VIP guests personally, including gifting and personally leading tours of Fantasy Factory
    Travel with Mr. Dyrdek to all events and appearances, managing security, accommodations, and entourage-related needs
    Ensure that all of Mr. Dyrdek's needs are met during production of television shows and appearances
    Work with key brand partners to ensure proper execution of appearance agreements with Mr. Dyrdek
    Act as property manager for Mr. Dyrdek's real estate holdings, including up to three estates at one time
    Oversee and manage all regular home contractors and repair for Mr. Dyrdek, including housekeeper, lawn and pool maintenance, dog grooming, plumbers, appliance repair
    Produced full-scale secret musical show at Disneyland for Mr. Dyrdek's engagement
    Act as personal photographer for Mr. Dyrdek's social media properties
    Began as Director of Executive Structure and was promoted to Executive Services Manager, another made-up title

  • Production Assistant

    Freelance PA in Television Production
    February 2011 – May 2012 (1 year 4 months)

    The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (CBS) - PA
    Assisted producers in all aspects of production during regular shooting schedule

    Mobbed (FOX) - Post Production PA/Craft Services PA
    Began in pre-production, was put in charge of craft services execution during production which often included vast sets and hundreds of talent, became the sole PA in post production and assisted producers directly with final post steps

    Scrabble Showdown (Hub) - Talent PA
    Assisted lawyers in educating contestants on the law of game shows and enforced rules to ensure contestants did not collaborate with each other or producers

    Family Game Night (Hub) - Stage PA/Third Stage Manager
    Acted as second-second- to Stage Manager, coordinating movements of talent

    Game of Life (Hub) - Control Room PA
    Assisted VIP personnel such as director and executive producers with all needs during producing

  • Consulting Producer (Cake Mix Studios)

    May 2008 – November 2010 (2 years 7 months)

    Worked with brands like Marvel, Star Wars, Playskool, My Little Pony, Transformers, NERF
    Produced video content for national and international brand marketing and product demonstrations
    Created and developed concepts for new entertainment and intellectual properties, including television pilots
    Assisted senior producers in leading production and post-production of national and international TV spots
    Directed program to create a local talent feeder pool for commercials and products
    Wrote scripts and copy for marketing videos and internal pilots
    Began as intern, hired as copywriter and promoted to producer quickly

  • Writers' Production Intern

    Late Show With David Letterman
    January 2009 – May 2009 (5 months)

    Generated ideas for scripted and unscripted comedy segments
    Found, procured, and selected footage for aired comedy segments
    Auditioned talent for unscripted comedy segments
    Cast audience members for audience participation segments and coordinated contact with them

  • Production Manager / Director of Special Projects

    Fantasy Works Youth Theatre
    May 2002 – August 2007 (5 years 4 months)

    Managed and all aspects of production from set construction to technical installation and execution to stage management
    Oversaw all personnel and production expenses for the entire season of shows
    Led crews in design and construction of sets, special effects, and lighting
    Trained and supervised interns in lighting, sound, set-building, and directing
    Directed full-scale Broadway-style musicals starring up to 100 students
    Began as an intern and was trained and promoted through every position until I ran production

  • Education

    • Boston University

      BFA, Theatre Arts Design and Production, 3.38, Dean's List
      2005 – 2009

      Relevant Classes: TV Writing, TV Producing, Playwriting, Not-for-profit Management, Theatre Management, Improv, Acting, Theatre Production (Set and Costume), Lighting Design, Features Journalism

      Activities and Societies: Liquid Fun and Code Blue improv groups, columnist for Daily Free Press

    • Columbia College Chicago

      Second City Comedy Studies Program
      2008 – 2008

      Classes: Writing for Comedy, Acting for Comedy, History and Analysis of Comedy, Improv, Context for Comedy, Movement and Speech for Comedy

    • Improv Comedy

      Liquid Fun - Boston
      Received initial training in improv comedy performance

      Improv Boston - Boston
      Worked as lighting and sound technician, providing live improvised effects for improvised theatre

      Upright Citizens Brigade - NYC, LA
      Received professional training from acclaimed school at both their NYC and LA chapters

      Second City - Chicago
      Studied all aspects of comedy from writing to media to history to performance, all for college credit

      Code Blue Improv / Last Minute Productions - New England
      Created and led two improv troupes which each performed and developed new formats for improv

      Fantasy Works Youth Theatre - Rhode Island
      Taught improv skills class to beginners, also developed and produced touring show to promote literacy