Professional Experience

ASSISTANT FILM DIRECTOR/LINE PRODUCER: Responsible for all phases of film production. Project planning and execution. Hiring key personnel, data management, Pre and Post Production, Music scoring and music studio production.

WRITER/EDITOR: Paid writer and editor for academic textbooks. Fiction writer.

WKBW-TV (ABC) ART DIRECTOR: Responsible for all departmental organization, staffing, budget planning, and job allocation. Coordination, planning and design of WKBW-TV's on and off-air image on a daily, short and long term basis using computer graphics, animation, digital video, digital compositing and audio. Project supervision and design for the Sales, Commercial Production, Promotions, and Programming Departments. Corporate identity supervision, Web site design, programming and development, production of music and sound tracks for the News, Promotion and Programming Departments. Responsible for equipment recommendations and purchases.

MCA/INFINITY RECORDS - MUSICIAN, COMPOSER, PRODUCER: Wrote, arranged and produced music for commercial sale. Worked in various recording studios as a performer and producer in New York and Los Angeles on a number of musical projects. Currently produce music and sound soundtrack for broadcast and non-broadcast applications.

UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE - GRAPHICS/ANIMATION PRODUCER: Design and production of graphics and animation for USPS News. USPS News is a weekly satellite television broadcast to over one million postal employees throughout the United States. Branding stategy is modeled after the broadcast news network design format. Other graphic packages are support materials for new product release.

SOFTWARE- Avid Media Composer, Protools, Adobe Premiere CC, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, After Effects, Motion, InDesign, Audition, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks, Acrobat, Media Encoder, Quicktime VR, DVD-HD, VLC, Handbrake, HTML and some Java scripting. Business software: Microsoft Office Suite, iWorks,Other peripherial softwares.

News

Winter 2019

HWA New York

With a move to the New York City area, Lou will participate with members of the Horror Writers Association New York Chapter in events and other related activities.

SIGN: Audio Book Available

The Audible.com version of Lou's first novel SIGN, a supernatural thrilller of deception and murder read by actress, Emily Yancey is now available for free. Click here