Scott MacKenzie Fawcett

Freelance Audio Producer, Video Producer, & More

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Location:Stamford, Connecticut, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/scottmfawcett
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SCOTT M. FAWCETT_'14 AV - TD - PRODUCER

OBJECTIVE & OVERVIEW

Obtain work as a live event producer/director. Specific skills include guiding clients through the show process from the inception of there idea or branding to the walk out music at the end of their event. I have many years of experience with live audio, video, lighting and staging in executive boardrooms, ballrooms, amphitheaters, meeting rooms and sound stages. Well rounded knowledge of Technical Directing, show calling and virtually any aspect of live production. Supporting the corporate & entertainment industry with pre and post production management while hiring talented seasoned labor to insure flawless results. Working with state of the art AV gear. Handling the fast paced, quickly changing environment of the live production world, ready to adapt at a moments notice. Constantly providing honesty, transparency and righteous values combined with an exceptional customer experience.
Clients include but are not limited to; Bank of America, General Electric, United Technologies, Citicorp, ABN AMRO, Cendant, AIG, Lehman Brothers, American Express, Duracell, Goodrich, Morgan Stanley & ESPN.
Production companies include Scharff Weisberg/WorldStage, PLS Staging, PRG, Superior Audio Visual, Corporate Audio Visual, Michael Andrews AV, Industrial Theater Inc., Staging Horizons, Bauer, Projection, Timberline and All Mobile.

FUNCTIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Management:
?Own and operate Fawcett Consulting Group, a staging audio visual production company.
?Morgan Stanley video conferencing – Crestron based with control room auditorium.
?Directed operations for the audiovisual department in major hotels and corporate office buildings.
?Collaborated with the promoter on their summer music festival – Gathering of the Vibes.
?Organized, structured and successfully managed a staff of several employees.
?Effectively communicated with high end clientele, i.e., CEO’s, CFO’s and a customer base
of large, world-class companies.

Audio:
?Mixing live sound for corporate events, musical bands, DJ, recording and Audio Assist for broadcast sports.
?Sound mixing consoles, i.e. analog and digital boards, SoundCraft, Yamaha, Midas, Allen & Heath, Roland.
?Processing outboard gear, compressors, limiters, gates, effects generators, parametric and graphic equalizers, delays, amplifiers, sound arrays. Telex and HME wireless communications.
?Wireless microphones, Audio conferencing systems with Dugan mixers, Delegate Microphones, Pl’s, IEM’s.
?Public address sound systems, Meyer Melody Line Array and JBL line Arrays, Meyer UP series, EAW, Mackie, Apogee AE 5, 70 volt systems.

Video:
?Switching 3 camera shoots with multiple inputs. Primarily corporate events. Folsom, Panasonic, Sony,
Kramer, DiVentix, Analog Way.
?Converging and Blending LCD & DLP projectors, mounting on truss, imagery on large screens. Christie Roadster, Barco, Sanyo, NEC.
?Camera operator, Beta-cam and HD cameras, Sony D50 with sports lens, PDW700 HD.
?Waveform monitors and scopes, Teleprompter's, Scan converters, multi-standard decks, Play Back Pro, Video and web conferencing units, Tandberg, Polycom, Extron and Crestron touch panels.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
1990 – Present Fawcett Consulting Group:
Owner / Operator
?Provide audiovisual technical and production support at various venues, step-by-step planning from
initial sight inspection, to show production and final follow-up.
?Supply specific labor for audio, video, lighting and staging.
?Provide audio assist for major sporting events, U.S. Open, Stanley Cup, and The Final Four.

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Sep 01 – Present Fawcett Consulting Group:
Cont. ?Morgan Stanley – Westchester office, supporting their Crestron based video conference
technology and Auditorium control room.
May 99 – Sep 01 Presentation Services – Division of Audio Visual Services Corporation:
?Director at Westin Stamford Hotel, Stamford, CT. (Feb 01 – Jun 02)
?Assistant Director at Hyatt Regency, Greenwich CT. (May – 99 – Feb 01)

Sep 97 - May 99 KVL Audio Visual Inc.:
?Assistant Director at Stamford Tara Hotel, Stamford, CT. (Nov 98 - May 99)
?Manager at Rye Town Hilton, Rye, NY. (Jun 98 - Nov 98)
?Director at Tarrytown Hilton, Tarrytown, NY. (Sep 97 - Nov 98)

Jun 96 - Aug 97 Indy Productions:
?Video production company specializing in industrial, commercial and real estate programs.
?Successfully wrote and produced Fairfield County Home Showcase, a real estate infomercial, a half hour program

Sept 89 – May 94 Internships:
?Fox 61 News, Hartford, CT
?Crown Cable, Willimantic, CT
?WPKN 89.5 FM, Bridgeport, CT
?WHUS 91.7 FM, Storrs, CT

EDUCATION
Sept 89 – May 94 University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
?B.A. in Mass Communications and Journalism
?Overall grade point average 3.2

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS
?I possess a valid Connecticut Commercial Drivers License, CDL.
?Recognition award: three years continuous outstanding service with Presentation Services.
?Earned multiple “Caught in the Act” awards for exemplary customer service satisfaction.
?Achieved bonuses based on exceeding quarterly gross profit.
?Successfully completed Professional Advancement Self-Study System (PASS) a series of tests concentrating on Sales, Management and Technical Information.
?Completed Extron Electronics School of Audio Visual Technologies.
?Completed M7CL and LS9 Yamaha digital sound board classes.
?Graduate of Connecticut School of Broadcasting.