KEVIN MICHAEL REED
228 Park Ave S #70189
New York, NY 10003-1502
United States of America
+1 646 256 4694
29 Summerston House
51 Starboard Way
LONDON E16 2PE
+44 7787 473027
2016 – present City, University of London, London, UK
Master of Arts, Creative Writing (Screenwriting & Playwriting)
2015 – 2016 The New School, School of Media Studies, New York, New York
Graduate Studies, Media Studies.
– Teaching Assistant
2013 – 2015 Fashion Institute of Technology, SUNY, New York, New York
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photography.
Minors: History of Art & English
2003 – 2005 Fashion Institute of Technology, SUNY, New York, New York.
Associates in Applied Science, Photography.
2000 – 2001 Mid-Florida Technical Institute, Orlando, Florida.
Certificate Program, Photography.
1998 – 2000 Gateway Community College, New Haven, Connecticut.
Business Administration / Marketing.
2015 – present Squire Lane Films, Inc, New York, New York
Founder, Producer, Director, Screenwriter
1999 – present Kevin Michael Reed Studio, Inc, New York, New York
Photographer / Director
2011 – 2016 American Society of Media Photographers, NY Chapter, New York, New York
– Vice President (2015-2016)
– Member of the Board of Directors (2011-2016)
– Co-Chair of New Media Committee (2011-2016)
– Producer of IDEASHARE (2013-2016)
– Editor-In-Chief of SHARPEN, online magazine (2013-2016)
2011 – 2012 Passion of Photography, Inc, New York, New York
Founder / Educator
2005 – 2006 TvTaxi, Inc, New York, New York
Operations Manager, Producer + Director
2000 – 2001 VentureDirect Worldwide, New York, New York
National Media Specialist
1998 – 2000 McMillen Advertising Corporation, Branford, Connecticut
Select Video & Film Projects
2016, Editor, “On Women Who Validate Themselves Through Sex Part 2”, Short Film, Director Pamela Wess
2016, Director of Photography, “Chicken Story”, Short Film, Director Rachel Werbel
2016, Editor, “Sapiosexual”, Short Film, Director Kristin Heckler
2016, Producer/Director of Photography, “Dummy”, Short Film, Director Meher Jaffri
2015, Director of Photography, “[un]Social Grace”, Short Film, Director Cydnie Lunsford
2014-2016, Co-Producer, “Rolling With Virgil, Feature Film, Director Matthew Landon
2015, Producer/Director, “In Dreams” Experimental Short Film with Choreographer Estefano Gil
2014, Producer, “Rolling With Virgil” Financing Trailer, Rolling With Virgil, LLC
2014, Producer/Co-Director/Director of Photography, “Androgyny” Fashion Film, Kevin Michael Reed Studio, Inc & Tudor Vasilescu
2010, Producer & Director, “The Cool Book” National Television Commercial
2010, Producer/Assistant Director/Gaffer, Shakti “Do The Thang Thang” Music Video, Director: Atin Mehra, Orange Kite Productions
2009, Producer/Director, “The Cool Book” National Television Commercial
2008, Producer/Director, “The Cool Book” National Television Commercial
2007, Producer/Director, “The Cool Book” National Television Commercial
2007, Producer/Director, “Shut Up & Model” Reality Television Show, TV Taxi Productions, Inc.
Select Playwriting Successes
2016, Writer, Rehearsed Reading of “The Jungle Room” London Writers’ Showcase, Director: Beru Tessema.
Theatrical Lighting Design
2017, Lighting Designer, Kashyap Raja’s “Dreamcatcher” Theatro Technis, London. Director: Paolo Coruzzi.
2016, Lighting Designer & Mentor, “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” Trumbull Youth Association, CT. Director: Brett Boles.
2016, Lighting Designer, “Pirates of Penzance” The Katherine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, Vista Life Innovations, CT. Director: Pat Souney
2016, Lighting Designer, “Little Women” Manhattan College, NY. Director: Martin Marchitto
2016, Lighting Designer, “Robin Hood” Choate Rosemary Hall, CT. Director: Deighna DeRiu
2016, Master Electrician, “Death Trap” Saybrook Stage Company, CT. Director: Martin Marchitto, Lighting Designer: Gregory Downing.
2015, Lighting Designer, “The Dining Room” Manhattan College Players, NY. Director: Martin Marchitto.
2015, Lighting Designer & Mentor, “Mary Poppins” Trumbull Youth Association, CT. Director: Brett Boles.
2015, Master Electrician, “Moon Over Buffalo” Saybrook Stage Company, CT. Director: Martin Marchitto, Lighting Designer: Gregory Downing.
2015, Lighting Designer, “Company” Manhattan College Players, NY. Director: Martin Marchitto.
Still Photo Exhibitions
2015, Group Show: “The 30 Collective”, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY.
2014, Publication spread in Creative Showcase: Icon Magazine
2013, Group Show: “Departures”, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY
2005, Group Show: “Pixels”, Museum at FIT, New York, NY
Achievements / Awards / Press
2017, Short Film “Sapiosexual” (Editor) Official Selection
– NewFilmmakers NY Film Festival (New York, New York)
– CineKink New York (New York, New York)
2016, Short Film “Sapiosexual” (Editor) Official Selection
– Action on Film Festival (Los Angeles, California)
2014, Fashion Film “Androgyny” (Producer/Director) Official Selection
– Miami Fashion Film Festival (Miami Beach, Florida)
– Chelsea Fashion & Film Festival (New York, New York)
– London Fashion Film Festival (London, UK)
– Women & Fashion Film Festival, New York, New York
2014, Winner, Fashion/Beauty Category, APA New York, Photo Contest
2013, Write up in “Photo Digitaal Magazine,” Netherlands, Issue #38
2013, Write up in “Digital Photographer Magazine,” UK, Issue #130
2011, Named to Graphis, “100 Best in Photography 2011”
2010, “Named to Westcott “Top Endorsed Pros”
2009, 2 Gold Awards & Cover, Graphis Photography Annual
2015, Calibration Performer, NYC Region, Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest, Teachers & Writers Collaborative, New York, NY
2014, Judge, Miss Teen New York Pageant, New York, NY
2013, Judge, Miss Teen New York Pageant, New York, NY
Still Photography Clients and Publications
Editorial: W25, Ouch! Magazine, 360 Magazine, Salons Unlimited, Supermodels Unlimited, Teen Scene, Cliche Magazine, Photo Sessions, Fashion Erotica, Photo Digitaal, Digital Photographer.
Advertising/Catalog: Elanis, Deibe Rondon, ibbi Collection, Poetik Designs, Twisted Liar, Terani Couture, TAIN Culture Cosmetics, Kourosh NY, Landa Designs, OVVO Optics, RadioPrint.TV, Microsoft, Rubies Costume Company, The Cool Book, Henri’s Cloud Nine, Gambino Apparel Group, Bron Imaging Group, AURA Fashions, WRECORDS by Monkey, Innotech Systems, Mimz NYC, McMillen Advertising Corporation, Sensory 9, Discover – New Haven, Rogue Chic Fashions, Alisa Brides, Carol Peretz Designs.
Non-Profit: SMART Youth NYC, Flashes of Hope
Writers Guild of Great Britain, Candidate
American Society of Media Photographers, Professional
Advertising Photographers of America, Leader
Professional Photographers of America
International Screenwriters Association