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Karen Biswas

Director + Producer @ NORTH + NOMADSan Francisco, United States
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Karen Biswas

Director + Producer @ NORTH + NOMADSan Francisco, United States
About me
Karen Biswas is an award-winning director and producer who approaches every project from a storytelling perspective. With a background in writing and journalism, she has extensive experience creating original content for entertainment networks, publishers and global brands.
Projects
  • DELQA | Inside the Music of Matthew Dear
    DELQA Wins Three Cannes Lions! Gold Cannes Design Lion Award for Sound Design  Silver Cannes Design Lion Award for Spatial Brand Installation Silver Cannes Design Lion Award Experience and Digital Installations & Events We're honored to have helped bring this interactive experience to a wider audience through the video campaign we shot & edited for music marketing agency Listen. DELQA was an installation at New York City's New Museum that invited the audience to physically go inside the music
  • Nike x FC Barcelona Present: The Shirt Never Sleeps
    Three friends. Three shirts. For 24hrs the Blaugrana tours the city that never sleeps. nike.com/FCB Featuring: Buster Skrine – NFL JETS Professional American Football player Nigel Sylvester – Professional BMX rider Kid Super – Brooklyn based Fashion Brand and Creative Factory Agency: R/GA London Creative Director: Owen Roberts Executive Producer: Jocelyn Birsch Creative Team: Will Brookwell and Will Helm NYC Producer: Stacy Frankel Cinematography, Post Production + Custom Music Arrangement by N
  • West Elm Design Crew x Yummertime: Creating a Colorful Live / Work Space in San Francisco
    West Elm's design crew redesigned the home of San Francisco-based lifestyle bloggers, Chris Lin and Brock Williams of Yummertime.com. Video production + post production by NORTH + NOMAD Music by Jay Lifton
Work history
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    Producer + DirectorNORTH + NOMAD
    Full Time
    NORTH + NOMAD is a filmmaking team based in LA + NYC. We produce narrative and documentary-style commercial films for broadcast, digital and social channels. With a background in storytelling, advertising and copywriting, we work with brands and agencies to develop original stories designed with your target market in mind. We create strategic campaign ideas, scripts, and storyboards tailored to your key communication channels, and shepherd projects from concept to production to post-production. We create bold stories for forward-thinking clients of all sizes.
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    Senior CopywriterStory Worldwide
     - New York, United StatesFull Time
    •Led 360 strategic creative for brands including USA Network, WGN America. Organized nationwide video shoots, coordinated talent, conducted on-camera interviews, oversaw post-production. Client-facing copy lead; managed projects and directed copy for print and digital campaigns. Supervised freelancers, and junior art directors, copywriters, social media managers and editors to ensure on-brand communication across platforms. Created new business-winning concepts; articulated vision to team and clients with enthusiasm. Oversaw yearly and monthly editorial calendars to support social media initiatives, engage with target audience, grow the community, and meet marketing objectives and sponsorship goals. Analyzed results to optimize campaigns and inform future initiatives.
Skills
  • Film Production
  • Film Post-production
  • Film Directing
  • Advertising Production
  • Production
  • Video
  • Video Production
  • Audio Branding
  • Creative Branding
  • Digital Branding
Education
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    Bachelor of Arts (Journalism)University of Oregon
     - Eugene, United States
    Graduated with honors. Double major in Journalism and International Relations,
Awards
    2016 Design Lions: Gold Lion for SoundCannes Lions
    DELQA | Inside the Music of Matthew Dear Winner of three 2016 Design Lions: Gold Lion for Sound, Silver Lion for Brand Experience, Silver Lion for Digital Installation. Nominated for a 2016 SXSW Interactive Award and a 2016 AICP Next Award in the Experiential Category. DELQA was an installation at New York City's New Museum that invited the audience to physically go inside the music of critically-acclaimed music producer and artist Matthew Dear using Microsoft Kinect technology. It was the first project in a digital video series that explore how Microsoft technology can inspire a new generation of artists, musicians, and creative technologists. Agency: Listen Client: Microsoft Composer: Matthew Dear Music Interaction + Spatial Sound: Dave Rife & Gabe Liberti + Yotam Mann Architecture + Environmental Design: The Principals Media Artist: Charlie Whitney Design Director: Phil Sierzega Photography: Drew Reynolds Video production: NORTH + NOMAD Post-production: NORTH + NOMAD
    Design Lion: Silver Lion for Brand ExperienceCannes Lions
    DELQA | Inside the Music of Matthew Dear Winner of three 2016 Design Lions: Gold Lion for Sound, Silver Lion for Brand Experience, Silver Lion for Digital Installation. Nominated for a 2016 SXSW Interactive Award and a 2016 AICP Next Award in the Experiential Category. DELQA was an installation at New York City's New Museum that invited the audience to physically go inside the music of critically-acclaimed music producer and artist Matthew Dear using Microsoft Kinect technology. It was the first project in a digital video series that explore how Microsoft technology can inspire a new generation of artists, musicians, and creative technologists. Agency: Listen Client: Microsoft Composer: Matthew Dear Music Interaction + Spatial Sound: Dave Rife & Gabe Liberti + Yotam Mann Architecture + Environmental Design: The Principals Media Artist: Charlie Whitney Design Director: Phil Sierzega Photography: Drew Reynolds Video production: NORTH + NOMAD Post-production: NORTH + NOMAD
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