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Lamar HAWKINS

14, rue des Lombards Dual Citizenship: American/French

75004 PARIS

Tel: + 33 6 07 40 72 01

E-mail: lamar@noos.fr



Professional Experience



DIRECTION, PRODUCTION, POST-PRODUCTION


1999 - Present: Freelance Direction


Director and Co-producer – La Méprise (working title) 2004

Short film co-produced with Katsina Production, Levallois-Perret, France.

Starring Olivier Sabin, Louis Salvatore Bellanti and Marie Talon.

Screenplay by Isabelle Bottier, Director of Photography: Gilles Henry.


Director and Co-producer – Le Syndrome de St. Barth (St. Bart’s Syndrome) 2004

Official Selection, Festival International du Cinéma au Féminin de Bordeaux, 2003

Gold Remi Award, WorldFest International Film Festival, Houston, TX, 2004

Short film co-produced with Katsina Production, Levallois-Perret, France.

Starring Shirley Bousquet and Patricia Malvoisin. Story by Lamar Hawkins,

Screenplay by Nathalie Lenoir, Director of Photography: Gilles Henry.


Director – KD2A - «New Waves and Halloween Specials» 2004

Two twenty-six minute episodes of the French comedy series KD2A.

Aired in July 2003 and October 2003 on the French National Channel, France 2


Director – KD2A 2001 - Present

Director for the comedy series KD2A produced by the French company,

Les Télécréateurs. The hit series, composed of comedy sketches, is part of the French National channel’s (France 2) youth programming. On air since September 2001, KD2A enters its fourth year of production. In addition to the two twenty-six minute specials, more than 300 segments directed over the last 3 years.


Creator /Co-Producer / Director – Les Râleuses (Pilots) 2002

Pilot for a series co-produced with Ze Prod, Paris. Currently in negotiation for airing in France.


Commercials Director 2000 - Present

2000 – 2002 Commercials Director with the Parisian production house, Joe&Bob. Commercials for

clients such as OneTel, FranceTélécom. Since November 2002, director with Katsina Productions, Levallois-Perret. Clients include, Taillefine de Danone and Danette.


Director - DaBox

Comedy series aired on the French cable channel, MCM. The series was aired for three

seasons from 1999 to 2001 .







1991 - 2000: Commercials Production and Post-production


December 99 / Mars 2000: Freelance Producer

Producer for the international advertising campaign for the perfume Rochas – Lumière.

Photo and film shoot, Dead Sea Resort, Israel.


Sept. 97 / Nov. 99: Executive Producer TSF Production

Responsible for the creation of a new production/directing team. Produced more than 35 commercials in France, England, Belgium, Canada and South Africa. Clients included Timotei, Oil of Olaz, Nivea Creme Beauté, Peugeot 806, AcuVue, Air Liberté. The campaign for Air Liberté was awarded a Silver Lion at the Cannes International Advertising Festival in 1999.


Jan. 97/Sept. 97: Executive Producer Wanda Productions

Responsible for the creation of the International Production Dept. Executive production for clients such as Head&Shoulders, Oil of Olaz, Nissan.


1993/1997: Agency Producer - BDDP Conseil, Paris

Creation and coordination, internal/external production teams for television and

cinema commercials. Production radio spots and multimedia advertising support.


1991/92 Commercials Post Producer – PAC Productions, Paris




Education



1990/91 French Language and Civilization Studies

Interuniversity Center for Critical Studies, Paris

April - July 90 Spanish Language, Mexican Culture - University of Guadalajara, Mexico

Sept. 89/March 90 MFA Directing Program - UCLA

1988/89 French Language/Culture - University of Aix-en-Provence, France

1986/88 MFA Directing Program - UCLA

1986 BA Communication (Radio/TV/Film – University of Texas, Austin


LANGUAGES

Bilingual French/English

Spanish (working level)





 
 

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