Anne Schwab
Producer, Photography, Graphic Design, Capitol Hill District of Columbia United States
 
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Contact details
906 D Street NE
Washington DC 20002
Tel: 202 333-3560
Clients
Lockheed Martin 
Mystics
U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
Retirement Living
U.S. Small Business Administration
Exxon Mobil
George Mason University 
Silver Diner
Lisa Marie Samaha, Dentist 
U.S. Department of Treasury
U.S. Department of Labor
U.S. Army
American Cancer Society
Bloomberg
American Heart Association
HGTV
Post Master General
Discovery Channel
General Services Administration
Swoger and Company
IRS
Women in Community Service
Maryland State Teachers Association
Justice Policy Institute
WETA
Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled
Marriott
U.S. Department of Agriculture 
International Association of Firefighters
Laureate University 
Hillary Clinton
Shaklee Corporation 
Conspiracy Theory, Jesse Ventura
George Mason University
Redbook
Capital One 
Navy Federal
Public Justice Foundation 
Denise Austin
The Homestead 
Scripps National Spelling Bee
Georgetown University 
Vice President, Al Gore
Congressional Mazda
Ted Britt Ford
Van Meter Homes 
Stone Ridge
Professional Experience
Anne Corcoran Schwab
906 D Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002
202.333.3560 cms@creativecms.net www.creativemanagementservices.net

PRODUCER  DIRECTOR  SCRIPTWRITER  GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Wonderfully creative. Ability to transform dry material into compelling award-winning communications products. Accomplished, effective, time-conscious. Highly motivated. Able to focus on client needs and satisfaction. Proven, on-the-spot problem solving skills.

EDUCATION

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, Chicago, Illinois
BA, English and Communications, Theater

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY, Washington, DC
Graduate Courses in Marketing.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PRODUCER  DIRECTOR  SCRIPTWRITER
CREATIVE MANAGEMENT SERVICES—1995 to present

Scriptwriter, Director, Editor/Decision List, Internal Communications
LOCKHEED MARTIN
Scriptwriter, Director, Editor/Decision List, Lockheed: the Place You Want to Work, a motivational video for employees. Fast paced and engaging to assure employee attention and buy-in.

Scriptwriter, Director, Editor/Decision List, Nonprofit Congressional Awareness
JUSTICE POLICY INSTITUTE
Scriptwriter, Director, Editor/Decision List, Blocking the Exit, a motivational, documentary to make Congress aware of the State of Maryland policy to prevent the parole of persons serving life sentences with the chance for parole. Moody, poignant interview techniques created viewer buy-in. Shot on
HD, edited on Final Cut.


Creative Director, Scriptwriter, Director, Governmental Internal Communications
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Creative Director, Scriptwriter, Director, Editor/Decision List, IPv6 II, the second award winning motivational video to once again mobilize the VA agency wide on the importance of upgrading the Internet operating system from IPv4 to IPv6. CMS again transformed a dry subject and through the use of humor—talking pill bottle, dancing rooster, revolutionary soldier—and innovative creative direction, successfully engaged the viewer. Shot on HD, edited Final Cut.

Creative Director, Scriptwriter, Director, Governmental Internal Communications
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Producer, writer, director and co-editor, Internet2, an award winning internal communications video to introduce the VA agency-wide to the separate, stand-alone Internet platform. Transformed dry subject and through the use of humor and innovative creative direction to inform and entertain the target viewer. Shot on HD, edited Final Cut.

Producer, Director
LAUREATE EDUCATION
Producer, director of video interviews of education experts for online educational degrees in epidemiology. Shot on HD on complicated to attract and engage the student viewer. The greatest achievement was to get superior performance from unknown crews, unfamiliar surroundings and unknown speakers.

Creative Director, Scriptwriter, Editor-Assist, Nonprofit Fund Raising Video & PSA
SRI LANKAN HELP
Producer, writer, and co-editor, SriLankanHelp.org, a fund-raising video and PSA to bring a world-wide awareness to the victims of the tsunami of 2004, as well as monsoon floods and the 20-year civil war. The greatest challenge was dealing with the poor quality footage and photos.

Scriptwriter, American Veteran Television Show
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Scriptwriter, American Veteran, a critically-acclaimed weekly news show produced for veterans by the VA. Script tells the story of a veteran Robbie Doughty who lost both his legs in a vehicle attack in Iraq. Inspired by Robbie’s and other veterans’ experiences, Little Caesars Pizza developed the Little Caesars Pizza Franchise program. Service-disabled veterans receive 70% off the cost of a franchise. CMS took hours of footage and reduced it to a compelling, fast moving, three-minute segment.

Creative Director, Scriptwriter, Director, Governmental Internal Communications
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Producer, writer, director and co-editor, IPv6, an award winning motivational video to mobilize the VA agency wide on the importance of upgrading the Internet operating system from IPv4 to IPv6. President Bush mandated the upgrade by June, 2008. CMS transformed a dry subject and through the use of humor and innovative creative direction, engaged the viewer. Shot on HD, edited Final Cut.

Scriptwriter, Governmental Internal Communications
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
Scriptwriter, e-Gov Travel, an inspirational video for a president-mandated e-Gov initiative to save the government billions over the next ten years. Video developed to motivate civilian government travelers to not only use but embrace new Internet travel booking system even though initially the interface is difficult to use. CMS was encouraged to use humor to engage and retain viewers. Shot on location on HD and edited on Avid.

Scriptwriter, Awards Video
NIST, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Developed the creative script for MESA International, winner of the Malcolm Baldrige Award for Excellence. To be showcased at the annual national award ceremony.

Producer, Director, Co-Writer, Training Video
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR/SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Producer, director and co-writer Project Gate, a demonstration/training video to alert persons living in high unemployment areas of the country to the possibilities of self employment. Completely shot on location with full room sets.

Creative Director, Producer, Scriptwriter, Director, Co-Editor, Marketing Video
VAN METRE HOMES
Developed an original script and video to present the benefits of raising a family in a new, planned community, Stone Ridge. Shot on location with seven sets. Directed 50 children of all ages who were already residents. Shot on HD with film-look settings.


Producer, Director, Segment for National Show
HOME AND GARDEN TELEVISION
Producer and director of contributing footage for an episode of Old Homes Restored, which covered a variety of shots during the ground-up production of a dining room mantel. Shot on HD with
film-look settings.

Creator, Producer, Director, Scriptwriter, Prison Reform Videos
FREEDOM FROM WITHIN
Creator, producer, director, scriptwriter for a 5-year series of life-skill building videos, Think Better, Live Free, to help rehabilitate criminals behind prison wall long before they are released back into society. Under review by the U.S. House Judiciary Committee.

Creative Consultant (for both production and editing), Television Spot
TED BRITT FORD
Creative consultant for television spot introducing the opening of a new showroom in Chantilly. Responsible for the look of the production choosing camera angles, analyzing lighting scheme and prep of talent. Instrumental in final edit.

Creative Director
CONGRESSIONAL MAZDA
Creative consultant for television spot introducing a seasonal sale. Responsible for the look of the production choosing camera angles, designing the lighting scheme and calling for a black set. Instrumental in entire editing process.

Book Author
“GET YOURSELF TOGETHER: THE FASHION GUIDE FOR TEENS”
Book to help guide teens through the sometimes painful years assuring an understanding and aAnne Corcoran Schwabcceptance of themselves and others. Information on all body shapes, hairstyles, makeup. Soft cover book published by Acropolis Books.

Producer/Director, Live Event
AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION
Producer and director of live event for the opening of the annual AHA VLC Convention.


BROCHURE AND DEMO DVD Available.
Awards and Recognition
HONORS & AWARDS

Future Writers of America Award, Northwestern University
Dean’s List, Nazareth College, Louisville, Kentucky
Member, MENSA
First Place Winner, Writer’s Competition, Independent Writers of Washington.
2x Gold PEER Award winner for Veterans Affairs video, “Best Director Internal Communications”
and “Best Internal Communications,” 2010 and 2011.
1x Gold PEER Award winner, Pro Bono Category, “Bob Morrison: A Life Remembered,” 2011.
2x Silver PEER Award winner for Van Metre Homes Home Builder’s promotional video, “Best
Director” and “Best Internal Communications Video, 2010.”
2x Bronze PEER Award winner for Veterans Affairs video, “Best Director Internal Communications”
And “Best Internal Communications, 2011.
1x Silver PEER Award for Pro Bono video, “Sri Lankan Help: Give the Children a Chance at a Childhood,” 2010.
Major Achievement in Marketing Excellence (MAME) Award, homebuilder, Van Metre Homes video.
2009 Certificate of Appreciation, Veterans Affairs.

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