Producer

As a Producer, I pride myself on delivering a quality product that goes above and beyond expectation without going over budget! Highly efficient and tenacious with excellent communication and managerial skills, I create and thrive in an environment that promotes artistic expression and a healthy working atmosphere.

You can view my IMDB resume here LAURIE MCLAY or scroll down for some highlights:

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

BEAR STUDIOS (2002 – 2013)
Executive & Producer of TV Commercials, Short Films, Corporate Videos, Web Content and TV Series Pilots; responsible for growing the Director roster, initiating relationships with Advertising Agencies & Networks, bidding projects and overseeing them from concept to delivery.

“ECO CHIC TV” (2008) Lifestyle TV Pilot & Web Series

PRODUCER

Feature Films:

“AMBER’S DESCENT” Filmed/Post Production
“THE LAW OF FIRST NIGHT” Script
“GORD” Script
“SOMEBODY ELSE” Script
“FAIR” Treatment
“DRAWN TO YOU” Treatment
“DISTANT DAWN” Script
“EMERGING POINT” Script
“THE PRAYING MANTIS” In development with the support of Telefilm Canada
“WHEN I’M BLUE” Script

TV Series:

“THE FOUR COURSEMEN” (2010) Two River Pictures
Pilot for The Cooking Channel:  Six friends. Five courses. Good at food.  Bad at math.  They are the Four Coursemen. A mix of self-taught gourmets and rising stars who serve up a magical menu in seclusion on a side street in Athens, Georgia.  *Nominated for a 2011 James Beard Foundation Award in the category of Broadcast Media (Television Special/Documentary).

“LOCAL FLAVOR WITH JOAN CUSACK” (2005-2006) Goodnite Productions
The Discovery Travel Channel commissioned six one-hour specials hosted by Joan Cusack. Food, family and culture were explored in Spain, Italy, Austria, Greece, Portugal and France.

Network:

KNOWLEDGE NETWORK (2006 – 2008)
Freelance Promotions Producer responsible for multiple promotional advertisements of various programs airing on the Knowledge Network ~ choosing footage, music and working directly with editors to determine length and graphic use on an individual basis.

Short Films:

“SOULed” Sistar Films/Bear Studios
* Screened at 24 Hour Film Festival 2005

“THE PENCIL CASE” Sistar Films/Bear Studios
* Screened at Whistler Film Festival 2004

“AMAZE” Sistar Films/Firelight Creative
* Screened at multiple private events 2003

“YES VIRGINIA, THERE IS A DRACULA” Aquarius Films/Sistar Films
* Screened at Celluloid Social Club 2001

Corporate Videos:

STARBUCKS, TOYO TIRES, ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND, HOTEL GEORGIA DEVELOPMENT, Etc…

Commercials:

Over 200…
JEEP, BEST BUY, FUTURE SHOP, TELUS MOBILITY, BOSTON PIZZA, LABATT BEER, TOYOTA, MONEY MART, PLAYLAND, HASBRO GAMES, FORD TRUCKS, INTUIT QUICKTAX & WILL EXPERT, TOYO TIRES, BC BONDS, BAPTIST HOSPITALS, ALBERTA NURSE’S UNION, BC TEL, Etc…

OTHER HIGHLIGHTS:

“THE REN & STIMPY SHOW” ~ Nickelodeon/MTV/VH1 – Animated Series

Music Videos for STING, HARRY CONNICK JR., OUR LADY PEACE.

“ALIBI” – Alibi Productions, Viacom/ABC
“MY VERY BEST FRIEND” – Best Friend Productions, Viacom/CBS
“SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH” – Hallmark Entertainment, Viacom

Wes Craven’s “NIGHTMARE CAFE” – MGM Television/NBC
“FLY BY NIGHT” – Alliance Entertainment Corporation

“ONCE IN A BLUE MOON” – Blue Moon Films Inc.
“CYBERTEENS IN LOVE” – Shadowface Productions

CD Rom Game “WIREHEAD” – LIVE ACTION Computer Game for SEGA, TouchTV

More Commercials – MATTEL, HASBRO TOYS, KRAFT FOODS, DAIRY QUEEN, CAP TOYS, 3M, SAVE-ON-FOODS, DISCOVERY CHANNEL STORE, THE BRICK, Etc…