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 (current), City, University of London, London, United Kingdom
Master of Arts, Creative Writing (Playwriting & Screenwriting)
2015-2016, The New School for Public Engagement, The New School, New York, New York
– Graduate Studies, Media Studies
– Teaching Assistant
2013-2015, Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, New York, New York
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photography. Minors: English & History of Art
2003-2005, Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, New York, New York
Associates in Applied Science, Photography.
2017 “A Practical Approach To Directing,” Yale University School of Drama. Faculty: Evan Yionoulis, Patrick Diamond, Nick Francone, Andrew Griffin, Patrick Madden, James Mountcastle, Christina Pumariega, Dana Tanner, Kara-Lynn Vaeni.
2015 – present, Squire Lane Films / Squire Lane Theatrical, New York, NY
Founder, Producer, Director
2015 – 2016, Manhattan College, Glendale, NY
Staff Lighting Designer & Technical Mentor
1999 – 2016, Kevin Michael Reed Studio Inc, New York, NY
2011 – 2016, American Society of Media Photographers, New York, NY
– (2015-2016) Vice President
– (2011-2015) Member of Board of Directors, Co-Chair of New Media Committee, Chair of Marketing Committee
2009 – 2012, Passion of Photography, Inc, New York, NY
Founder & Workshop Leader
2005 – 2006, TV Taxi, Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL
2000-2001, VentureDirect Worldwide, New York, NY
National Media Specialist
1998-2000, McMillen Advertising Corporation, Branford, CT
Select Video & Film Projects
2016, Editor, On Women Who Identify Themselves Through Sex Part 2, Short Film, Director: Pam Wess
2016, Director of Photography, Chicken Story, Short Film, Director: Rachel Werbel
2016, Editor, SAPIOSEXUAL Short Film, TNS CoLab Workshop, Director: Kristin Heckler.
Official Selection: NewFilmmakers NY Film Festival (New York, NY), CineKink New York (New York, NY), Action on Film Festival (Los Angeles, CA)
2016, Producer/Director of Photography, DUMMY, Short Film, TNS CoLab Workshop, Director: Meher Jaffri
2015, Director of Photography, [un] Social Grace, Short Film, Director: Cydnie Lunsford
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/DP, Androgyny, Fashion Film, Kevin Michael Reed & Tudor Vasilescu.
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).
2007-2010, Producer/Director, The Cool Book, National TV Commercials, Client: The Cool Book.
2010, Producer/AD/Gaffer, Shakti Do The Thang Thang Music Video, Director: Atin Mehra.
2007, Producer/Director, Shut Up & Model, Reality Show, TV Taxi Production, Inc
2017 (current), Director, Version 2.0 by Kashyap Raja. Squire Lane Theatrical. Leicester Square Theatre, London.
2017, Director, Shadows by Carguil L.G. Webley. Squire Lane Theatrical. Theatro Technis, London.
2017, Producer & Lighting Designer, WHORE: A Kids Play. Squire Lane Theatrical. Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Edinburgh. Director: Margaret Grace Hee.
– 4 Star Review – Broadway Baby
– 4 Star Review – Everything Theatre
– “Highly Recommended Show” – Fringe Review.
2017, Producer & Lighting Designer, Joy Donze: 13 & Not Pregnant. Squire Lane Theatrical. Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Edinburgh. Director: Mia Capotorto Sommese.
– 5 Star Review – MumbleTheatre.
2017, Producer & Lighting Designer, BEFORE EDINBURGH – WHORE: A Kid’s Play and 13 & Not Pregnant. Squire Lane Theatrical. The Secret Theatre, NY. Directors: Margaret Grace Hee & Mia Capotorto Sommese.
2017, Lighting Designer, Man of La Mancha. Vista Life Innovations/Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, CT, Director: Pat Souney.
2017, Lighting Designer, Kashyap Raja’s Dreamcatcher. Theatro Technis, London. Director: Paolo Coruzzi.
2017, Dramaturge, EARTH: A Children’s Story for Adults. Hen and Chickens Theatre, London. Director: Kashyap Raja.
2016, Lighting Designer, Disney’s The Little Mermaid. Trumbull Youth Assn, CT, Director: Brett Boles.
2016, Lighting Designer, The Pirates of Penzance. Vista Life Innovations/Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, CT, Director: Pat Souney.
2016, Lighting Designer, Little Women. Manhattan College Players, NY, Director: Martin Marchitto.
2016, Lighting Designer, Robin Hood. Choate Rosemary Hall, CT, Director: Deighna DeRiu.
2016, Master Electrician, DeathTrap. Saybrook Stage Company, CT, Director: Martin Marchitto, Lighting Designer: Greg Downing.
2015, Lighting Designer, The Dining Room. Manhattan College Players, NY, Director: Martin Marchitto.
2015, Lighting Designer & Mentor, Mary Poppins. Trumbull Youth Assn, CT, Director: Brett Boles.
2015, Master Electrician, Moon Over Buffalo. Saybrook Stage Company, CT, Director: Martin Marchitto, Lighting Designer: Greg Downing.
2015, Lighting Designer, Company. Manhattan College Players, NY, Director: Martin Marchitto.
Select Playwriting Successes
2016, Playwright, Rehearsed Reading “The Jungle Room” London Writers Showcase, Director: Beru Tessema.
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 Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY
Achievements / Awards / Press
2014, Winner, Fashion/Beauty Category, American Photographic Artists NY, Photo Contest, New York, NY
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
2016, Juror, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, New York Region, New York, NY
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 & Publications
Editorial: W25, Ouch! Magazine, 360 Magazine, Salons Unlimited, Supermodels Unlimited, Teen Scene, Cliche Magazine, Photo Sessions, Fashion Erotica, Photo Digitaal, Digital Photographer, Seventeen Magazine, Teen Vogue Magazine.
Advertising/Catalog: Elanis, Deibe Rondon, ibbi Collection, Poetik Designs, 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, Sensory9, Discover – New Haven, Rogue Chic Fashions, Alisa Brides.
Non-Profit: SMART Youth NYC, Flashes of Hope.
UK Theatre Association (UK), Professional Plus Member
Independent Theatre Council (UK), Member
Writers Guild of Great Britain (UK), Candidate
Project Management Institute, Member
American Society of Media Professionals (USA), Professional
Advertising Photographers of America (USA), Leader/Member
Professional Photographer of America (USA), Member
International Screenwriters Association (USA), Member