Thomas H. Brodek

Production Manager | Producer | Miscellaneous Crew
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KNOWN FOR 
The Principal (1987) | The Aviator (1985) | Voyager (1991)
AKA 
Tom Brodek
GUILDS *
DGA | AMPTP
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Past Film & Video (7 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (24 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for QuattrocentoQuattrocento (TV Series) Producer (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Kingdom HospitalKingdom Hospital (TV Series) Producer (8 episodes, 2004)  Less 2004 8
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  • Primary photo for The Diary of Ellen RimbauerThe Diary of Ellen Rimbauer (TV Movie) Producer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Rose RedRose Red (TV Mini-series) Producer (3 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002 3
  • Primary photo for Storm of the CenturyStorm of the Century (TV Mini-series) Producer (3 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999 3
  • Primary photo for KansasKansas (TV Movie) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for McKennaMcKenna (TV Series) Executive In Charge Of Production (5 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994–1995 5
    • Journey of Courage (Jul 20, 1995) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less
    • Racing in the Streets (Jul 13, 1995) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less
    • The Pony (Sep 29, 1994) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less
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  • Primary photo for Me and the BoysMe and the Boys (TV Series) Executive In Charge Of Production (2 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994–1995 2
    • When Stanley Met Shirley (Feb 28, 1995) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less
    • Pilot (Sep 20, 1994) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less
  • Primary photo for My So-Called LifeMy So-Called Life (TV Series) Executive In Charge Of Production (19 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994–1995 19
    • In Dreams Begin Responsibilities (Jan 26, 1995) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less
    • Weekend (Jan 19, 1995) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less
    • Betrayal (Jan 12, 1995) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less
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  • Primary photo for My Name Is KateMy Name Is Kate (TV Movie) Production Executive  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Out of DarknessOut of Darkness (TV Movie) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Running DelilahRunning Delilah (TV Movie) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Other Women's ChildrenOther Women's Children (TV Movie) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Amy Fisher StoryThe Amy Fisher Story (TV Movie) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Camp WilderCamp Wilder (TV Series) Executive In Charge Of Production (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
    • Bad Influence (Sep 18, 1992) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less
  • Primary photo for Jack's PlaceJack's Place (TV Series) Executive In Charge Of Production (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for Fugitive Among UsFugitive Among Us (TV Movie) Production Supervisor  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for NotoriousNotorious (TV Movie) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for My Life and TimesMy Life and Times (TV Series) Executive In Charge Of Production (3 episodes, 1991)  Less 1991 3
    • Millennium (May 23, 1991) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less
    • Our Wedding (May 23, 1991) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less
    • Jessie (May 1, 1991) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less
  • Primary photo for Stop at NothingStop at Nothing (TV Movie) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Saturday'sSaturday's (TV Movie) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for East of EdenEast of Eden (TV Mini-series) Executive In Charge Of Production (3 episodes, 1981)  Less 1981 3
    • Part Three (Feb 10, 1981) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less
    • Part Two (Feb 9, 1981) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less
    • Part One (Feb 8, 1981) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less
  • Primary photo for The Savage BeesThe Savage Bees (TV Movie) Production Coordinator  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Kids from C.A.P.E.R.The Kids from C.A.P.E.R. (TV Series) Production Supervisor (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
    • King Cone (Oct 23, 1976) Production Supervisor  Less
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FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • USC * – BA 1960 LOS ANGELES

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EVENTYEAR
  • FOREIGN PRESS * – GOLDEN GLOBES 1983

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RESUME DETAILS
  • * THOMAS H. BRODEK

    THOMAS H. BRODEK

    tbrodek@mac.com
    818-299-0395
    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    “SIX DANCE LESSONS IN SIX WEEKS”

    Producer

    Feature motion picture starring Gena Rowlands, Cheyenne Jackson, Jackie
    Weaver, Anthony Zerbe, Kathleen Rose Perkins and Julian Sands.
    Independantly financed and filmed in Budapest with second unit in Florida.
    $8 M plus budget. In domestic and international distribution by the end of
    ’14.

    BRODEK PRODUCTIONS

    Producer/Production Advisor

    Provided producing and production consulting for structure, budgeting,
    domestic and foreign countries locations and co-production incentives,
    flexible creative alternatives in scripts for achieving fiscal
    responsibility. Consulted with:

    Film Finances Inc., Co-President Kurt Woolner, consulted on various
    foreign/domestic mini- series
    Parkchester Pictures, Pres. Jerry Offsay, various feature film and tv
    projects
    Showtime, Sr. V.P. Melinda Benedek, aided in finding a home country
    and studio for ‘The Borgias’ – Budapest, Hungary.
    ‘QuattroCento’, an eight-hour mini is in early stages of pre-
    preproduction to be filmed in Budapest for Lionsgate
    Entpro. Productions, Pres. Arthur Allen Seidleman, various film and
    tv projects
    MoonFlower Productions, Pres. Dick Tummel, Australian feature film
    company

    SHOWTIME – “THE TUDORS”

    Production Executive (Producer of last four episodes-Season II)

    On location (6 mos.) in Bray, Ireland, for season two of this extremely
    successful and financially ambitious ten episodes, hour-series. The only
    American working with an Irish/Canadian/British production team.
    Responsible for reporting to Showtime all of the creative, financial and
    organizational details for this multi-national and complicated co-
    production. Employed over 200 team members and helped supervise the
    expenditure of over $38M.

    “STEPHEN KINGS KINGDOM HOSPITAL”

    Producer

    ABC's 13 episode series aired weekly starting in March, 2004. Oversaw all
    phases of creative, production and sophisticated visual effects of this
    $37+ million television production.. Supervise 139 day shoot in Vancouver.
    Directly responsible to ABC for final cut and delivery.

    “STEPHEN KINGS DIARY OF ELLEN RIMBAUER”

    Producer

    ABC's two-hour movie aired in April, 2003. Oversaw all phases of creative,
    production and sophisticated visual effects of this $6,5+ million
    television production.. Supervise 25 day shoot in Seattle and Tacoma.
    Directly responsible to ABC for final cut and delivery. On budget.

    “STEPHEN KINGS ROSE RED”

    Producer

    ABC's six-hour miniseries to air in January, 2002. Oversaw all phases of
    creative,
    production and sophisticated visual effects of this $30+ million television
    production.. Supervise 83 day shoot in Seattle and Los Angeles. Supervised
    over 800 construction and shooting crew members. Directly responsible to
    ABC for final cut and delivery. On budget.

    PRODUCTION CONSULTANT – TO ABC, VH1, MTV, TBS

    Advised on script to budget capability, budget to schedule realities,
    reviewed dailies, rough cuts and final producers cut, advised on location
    friendly countries, states, cities etc.

    “STEPHEN KINGS STORM OF THE CENTURY”

    Producer

    ABC's six-hour miniseries aired in February 1999. Oversee all phases of
    creative,
    production and sophisticated visual effects of this $35+ million television
    epic, one of the most ambitious ever. Supervise ninety day shoot in
    Toronto, Maine, San Francisco and Phoenix. Manage three Line Producers,
    three Production Managers and a total crew of 200. Directly responsible to
    ABC for final cut and delivery. On budget.

    CAPITAL CITIES \ ABC PRODUCTIONS, INC.

    Executive Vice President, Production and Post Production

    Full responsibility and authority over $750 million dollars of production
    and post production for ABC as well as NBC, CBS, Fox, and Lifetime.
    Reported the financial status of all productions under the ABC Productions
    banner to Cap Cities each month. Had final authority over essential hiring
    of producers, directors and department heads as well as budgeting and cost
    controls for each project. Supervised filming in most continental U.S.
    states, incl. Alaska and Hawaii, plus Canada, Australia, New Zealand,
    France, England. Directed a permanent staff of 20.

    • Bottom line responsibility for MFT's, one-hour and half-hour
    series, pilots, mini-series, and direct-to-video movies,
    utilizing film and videotape.
    • Advised the creative team on getting maximum effectiveness from
    limited dollar allocations.
    • Negotiated contracts, waivers, grievances and arbitrations with
    IATSE, Teamsters, DGA, SAG and NABET.

    DORIC PRODUCTIONS

    President

    Created this company with Richard Soames (founder of Film Finances) to
    produce, as negative pickups, studio-developed projects with difficult
    financial constraints. Acquired motion picture rights, obtained bank loans
    and completion bonds. Worked with studio executives to ensure delivery of
    the best possible product under tight budgetary and time constraints.

    Two films were produced under its auspices for Disney:
    Honey, I Shrunk The Kids filmed in Mexico
    White Fang filmed in Alaska

    For Tri-Star:
    Tap
    PRODUCER: The Principal filmed in Oakland
    The Boss’ Wife

    MACE NEUFELD PRODUCTIONS

    Executive Vice President, Production, Administration, Business Affairs -
    Features & Television

    Responsible for organizing this start-up company to produce feature films
    and television product.

    Exec. in charge of Production:

    East of Eden- 10 hour mini series for ABC
    ANGEL ON MY SHOULDER-two hour MFT for ABC
    FUNHOUSE – FEATURE

    Producer:

    The Aviator, starring Christopher Reeve, Rosanna Arquette and Jack
    Warden filmed in Slovenia and Croatia for MGM.
    Transylvania 6-5000, starring Jeff Goldblum, and Geena Davis, filmed
    in Slovenia and Croatia for New World Pictures.

    PETERSEN COMPANY

    President, Television Division

    Ran the country's oldest and largest commercial, industrial and sales film
    production
    company. Managed a staff of 60.

    Served as Vice President of European Operations in Hamburg Germany
    during prior employment, opening offices in Copenhagen, Amsterdam,
    Geneva, Rome, Zagreb, Belgrade, Warsaw, Prague and Budapest. Created
    to service American advertising agencies as a marketing tool promoting
    ‘the European’ look in their films.

    PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

    Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, Producer category.
    Directors Guild of America, Unit Production Manager/First Assistant
    Director
    AMPAS Judge for the Nicholl Script writing scholarship program – since 2007
    California State Film Commission, appointed by Governor Pete Wilson, past
    Co-chair
    Entertainment Industry Development Committee, City/County of Los Angeles.
    Past Member of Board of
    Directors and Vice President
    Film Commission of Great Britain, past advisor to Sir Sydney Samuelson

    LANGUAGES

    Conversational in German, French, Italian, and Serbo-Croation.

    EDUCATION

    B.A. Degree, University of Southern California, major in television, minor
    in cinema. Advanced studies and continuing education at USC & UCLA in
    Entertainment Law and Business Affairs. Graduate and under-graduate
    students mentor program.
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