Film New Orleans

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Unit Production Manager / Production Manger

John Brister

John Brister

814 Royal Street #D
New Orleans, LA 70116

Phone: 504-327-9532
Cell: 504-327-9532
Email: [email protected]
Website:https://pro-labs.imdb.com/name/nm0006626/?ref_=sch_int

John Brister has overseen the production of 60+ feature films. He is one of the few New Orleans based Producers / UPMs who is bondable by Film Finances.

Most recently, he was the UPM on the MGM, WWE Studios feature “Fighting with My Family” directed by Stephen Merchant, starring Dwayne Johnson and Vince Vaughn.

Previously Brister was the UPM on “Blaze” directed by Ethan Hawke, starring
Alia Shawkat, Josh Hamilton and Sam Rockwell.

Brister was also the UPM on “Billionaire Boys Club” reshoots, starring Kevin Spacey, Emma Roberts, Taron Egerton and Judd Nelson.

Prior to that he was the UPM on the WWE Studios productions “Armed Response”, starring Wesley Snipes, Anne Heche, Gene Simons and on “Blood Brothers” starring Trey Songz and Fetty Wap.

He was also the UPM on “The Book of Love” starring Jason Sudeikis, Jessica Biel and Maisie Williams, and on “Abattoir”, directed by Darren Lynn Bousman (“Saw 2, 3 & 4).

John Brister executive / line produced the Starz / Encore movie “Carjacked”, starring Stephen Dorff and Maria Bello. He also line produced the western “Hot Bath an’ a Stiff Drink 2”, starring Robert Patrick, Alison Eastwood and Frankie Muniz.

He was the UPM on “Stonerville” starring Leslie Nielsen and “Overnight” starring James D’Arcy, Rachel Blanchard and Anthony LaPaglia.

Brister executive / line produced “Shooting Gallery”, starring Freddie Prinze, Jr., Ving Rhames and Roselyn Sanchez. Brister also produced the Columbia TriStar family comedies “Soccer Dog: European Cup”, which was a Starz / Encore premiere and “Soccer Dog: The Movie”, which was a HBO premiere.

Brister’s filmography also includes the World War II submarine drama “In Enemy Hands”, starring William H. Macy. He developed the script, packaged the project and was the lead producer on the shoot. This John Brister Production was distributed by Lionsgate.

Brister also executive produced the television movie “Rocket’s Red Glare” starring Robert Wagner, Marilu Henner and Ryan Merriman. He was the lead producer responsible for development, production and post. He was solely responsible for the sale to the Fox Family Channel.

Previously, Brister served as Vice President of Finance and Production at Royal Oaks Entertainment, and prior to that Ashok Amritraj Entertainment. Brister’s involvement with each film included developing the screenplays, working with the sales agents, banks and bond companies to complete the financing, creating budgets, negotiating actor, director and union contracts, and supervising production. Brister also supervised the post-production process, including delivery and the repayment of production loans.

John Brister grew up in Lafayette, Louisiana. He graduated with a B.A. in history from U.C.L.A. He is a member of the Director’s Guild of America.

References: Kurt Woolner / Matt Warren (Film Finances)

Credits:

    • Credit: Fighting with my Family
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: UPM
    • Credit: Billionaire Boys Club
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: UPM Reshoots
    • Credit: Blaze
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: UPM
    • Credit: The Book of Love
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: UPM
    • Credit: Blood Brothers
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: UPM
    • Credit: Abattoir
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: UPM

Kat Hess

Kat Hess

320 Monticello Ave., Apt C
New Orleans, LA 70115

Phone: 323-395-6755
Email: [email protected]
Website:http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3375114/

Non-union 2nd AD with part time UPMing experience (worked on many projects without one and functioned as one). Specialize in $6 million & below as a 2nd & $1 mill & below as a Production Manager/Producer.

Credits:

    • Credit: Out of Blue
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Key 2nd AD
    • Credit: Monsters Men
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Key 2nd AD
    • Credit: Night Comes On
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Key 2nd AD
    • Credit: We the Animals
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Key 2nd AD
    • Credit: Lost in Time
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Line Producer

Kelly Manning

Kelly Manning

2613 Deers St
New Orleans, LA 70117

Phone: 404-723-5365
Email: [email protected]
Website:http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2336869/?ref_=nv_sr_1

Experienced, detail oriented Production Coordinator and Manager with credits from both New Orleans and Los Angeles.

Credits:

    • Credit: Are You the One Season 6
    • Type: Reality TV
    • Position: Asst Production Supervisor
    • Credit: Big Freedia Bounces Back
    • Type: Reality TV
    • Position: Production Manager
    • Credit: Brothers Take New Orleans
    • Type: Reality TV
    • Position: Unit Production Manager
    • Credit: Big Freedia Queen of Bounce Season 5
    • Type: Reality TV
    • Position: Production Coordinator
    • Credit: Sweat Inc
    • Type: Reality TV
    • Position: Production Coordinator
    • Credit: Skin Wars Season 2
    • Type: Reality TV
    • Position: Production Coordinator

Laura Singleterry

Laura Singleterry

4823 Constance Street
New Orleans, LA 70115

Phone: 512-450-8560
Cell: 512-450-8560
Email: [email protected]
Website:http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2158609/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1

I am a local Producer, Line Producer and UPM with 13 years experience. I can take productions from development to distribution and manage all elements along the way. Breakdowns, schedules and budgets prepared for reasonable rates, as well.

Credits:

    • Credit: The Deed
    • Type: Reality TV
    • Position: UPM
    • Credit: 68 Kill
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: UPM
    • Credit: Crescent City
    • Type: TV Pilot
    • Position: Line Producer
    • Credit: Help My Gumshoes An Idiot
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Producer
    • Credit: Monsoon Mangoes
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: UPM
    • Credit: Indiscretion
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: UPM

Theresa A. Young

Theresa Young

1111A Second St
New Orleans, LA 70130

Phone: 504-358-8418
Cell: 646-281-0968
Email: [email protected]
Website:http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2927299/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1

A decade of experience as a location scout, location manager, production manager, producer, music supervisor, music clearance associate and director’s assistant. Experience shooting in most major U.S. cities, especially Greater New Orleans area.

Credits:

    • Credit: Gambit
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Location Scout
    • Credit: ZOO Season 1
    • Type: Television Series
    • Position: Location Scout
    • Credit: The Whole Truth
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Directors Assistant
    • Credit: Get On Up
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Location Coordinator
    • Credit: True Detective
    • Type: Television Series
    • Position: Assistant Location Manager
    • Credit: Live from the Artists Den
    • Type: Television Series
    • Position: Coordinating Producer Unit Production Manager Location Manager Location Scout

Theresa A. Young

Theresa Young

923 Constance Street, Suite 320, New Orleans, LA 70130
New Orleans, LA 70130

Phone: 5043588418
Cell: 6462810968
Email: theresa.ann.young@gmail.com
Website:https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2927299/?ref_=ttfc_fc_cr91

Over a decade of experience as a location scout, location manager, production manager, producer, music supervisor and director’s assistant. Experience shooting in most major U.S. cities, but especially Greater New Orleans area. New Orleans local.

Credits:

    • Credit: Cloak Dagger Season 2
    • Type: Television Series
    • Position: Location Scout
    • Credit: Sports Illustrated True Crime
    • Type: Television Series
    • Position: Unit Production Manager
    • Credit: Claws Seasons 1 2
    • Type: Television Series
    • Position: Location Scout
    • Credit: It Takes a Killer
    • Type: Television Series
    • Position: Field Producer
    • Credit: ZOO Season 1
    • Type: Television Series
    • Position: Location Scout
    • Credit: Live from the Artists Den
    • Type: Television Series
    • Position: ProducerLocation Manager