DUKE MEDIA
 

COLTON DUKE SOREF

PRODUCER | CURATOR of PEOPLE

 

OVERVIEW

 
 
CONTENT | STRATEGY | TECH

CONTENT | STRATEGY | TECH

I am a digital content producer with 7 years experience…

creating original content, managing teams, securing distribution & striking partnerships with major international companies as well as growing startups (clients below).

Having worked with companies of all sizes, I understand the wants and needs of a wide variety of clients and can advise from a place of deep market knowledge as well as intimate personal experience. I am a naturally driven, collaborative leader, active listener and motivated by an innate desire to find creative solutions to complex problems. My inherent curiosity has taken me around the world, expanding my network, skills and perspective both personally and professionally.

 
www.dukemedia.co

www.dukemedia.co

2N 6th Street  Brooklyn, NY 11249

2N 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249

colton@dukemedia.co

colton@dukemedia.co

516.974.9832

516.974.9832

 

 
 
 

EXPERIENCE

 
 
 

ANDERSON STREET // Brooklyn, NY

Co-Creator | Producer & Director
August 2018 - Present

  • Produced, Directed & Edited conversational web series distributed on YouTube and all social platforms.

  • Successfully raised $25,000 for inaugural season & created all corresponding pitch materials & marketing collateral.

  • Managed production crew of 10+ people including: set designers, audio engineers, lighting experts & cinematographers.

  • Developed & managed budget for all production needs and ensured on-time delivery & on-budget productions.

  • Successfully launched, edited and distributed the Anderson Street Podcast for all platforms (Anchor, Apple, Spotify, Stitcher, Google, etc.).

  • Organized live event series with @TheAssemblage NYC. ~60 attendees at inaugural event.

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DUKE MEDIA // New York, NY

Producer | Photographer | Filmmaker
July 2018 - Present

  • Built business architecture and pricing model for multi-person independent productions totaling 10+ million views and counting.

  • Developed creative strategy, ran operations, negotiated deliverables and executed on-budget productions

  • In charge of all pre-production, production & post production needs for all client deliverables.

    • Clients:
      Estée Lauder | La Mer (Link)
      La Fashion Week (Link)
      Microsoft (Link)
      McDonalds (Link)
      Octagon
      iHeartMedia
      Remote Year (www.remoteyear.com)
      Viacom (GoingUP Instagram Series)
      42 Birds (https://42birds.com)

  • Assistant Editor & Camera Operator on Sixth of June, produced by Academy Award Winning production company, Fictionless 

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UNRAVELED STUDIOS // New York, NY

Head of Production
Feb 2017 - March 2019

  • Produced branded content for all platforms, clients include Microsoft, McDonalds and Viacom (500k+ views)

  • Unsplash: Top 25 Photographer 2018, 10.6 million impressions, 106k+ downloads, features on Instagram and corporate communications

  • Consulted with Remote Year on Instagram and social strategy (135k followers)

  • Featured photographer on @OsprayPacks on Instagram (452k followers) - Link

  • Featured photographer on Remote Year homepage (1M+ page views/month) and profiled in inaugural e-book (shared to 700,000)

  • Director of Photography on Viacom’s Going Up, Season 2 

WESIDETRIP // New York, NY

Co-Founder & Head of Growth
March 2017 - Feb 2019

WeSideTrip is a curated directory of the best local events, getaways, and unique experiences from around the world. Discovered by the travel community for the travel community. Find your next adventure at the link below.

  • Developed and successfully launched travel network to more than 2000+ members, generating 120 pieces of content, from 40 countries across 5 continents

  • Secured partnership with Remote Year

  • Featured on Product Hunts Top 10

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TINT // San Francisco, CA

Director of Business Development & Strategic Partnerships
Oct 2014 - April 2017
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Acquired by Filestack**

  • Grew early stage startup from 5 to 40+ full-time employees and a successful exit.

  • More than 2x ARR in under 3 years ($2million > $5+ million)

  • Managed team of 5, exceeded personal annual quota of $300k

  • Identified and secured largest DOOH partnership in company history, Broadsign & Brightsign

  • Oversaw digital strategy for portfolio of global brands and agencies including: Nestle, Loews Hotels, Octagon, NHL, Ogilvy, NHL, StubHub at Super Bowl 50, SJ Sharks via Cisco, Stanford, Travelocity and many more

  • Invited to give keynote speeches at 10+ industry conferences

  • Company successful exit, September 2018.

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PORTFOLIO

 

SIXTH of JUNE

CAMERA OPERATOR + ASSISTANT EDITOR

 
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Firefly Music Festival

Photography + Creative Production

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McDonalds Global Exchange Conference

Brand Strategy + Creative Production

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Estée Lauder & La Mer

Photography + Creative Direction

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LA Fashion Week

Social activation + Creative Production

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Microsoft Surface

Creative Direction + Cinematography

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Master & Dynamic

Photography

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42 Birds Yoga

Photography + Brand Strategy

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Entyce Watches

PHOTOGRAPHY + Creative Direction

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Anderson Street | Web Series

Creative Production + Direction

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LYXR Skincare

PRINCIPLE EDITOR

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THANK YOU

I LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING WITH YOU SOON

 
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