156 - Mercedes Allen-Sarria, Dir of Production & Immersive Content

In this episode... Mercedes Allen-Sarria is Helo’s Director of Production and Immersive Content in Los Angeles, overseeing production for all of the company’s commercial and experiential projects.

A longtime producer and volunteer with AICP, she’s spent her entire career fostering relationships between production, agencies, directors, unions, and the commercial industry at large. Before Helo, Mercedes spent 5 years at Biscuit as Head of Production overseeing some of the biggest commercial campaigns during that time. Prior to becoming staff at Biscuit, Mercedes line produced and managed thousands of commercials both domestically and globally for over 15 years. California film production to resume June 12th: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/california-gov-gavin-newsom-reveals-tv-film-production-can-restart-june-12-1295861 We will be making a page on our website with anti-racism resources for you to educate yourself on the issues of racism that have long plagued our society, as well as a link to actionable things you can do to support the black lives matter movement. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BRlF2_zhNe86SGgHa6-VlBO-QgirITwCTugSfKie5Fs/preview?pru=AAABcrjixms*lgRE1f-eecaxEkybLD9Z_Q

Black Lives Matters Resources: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/#petitions

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Interview Guest Mercedes Allen-Sarria www.flyhelo.com Topics Covid-19, Racism, Black Lives Matter, Crew Safety, Film Production Reopening

Take Action www.producershappyhour.com/take-action Rob Bluemke - Sound Mixer/Engineer Show Editor www.robertbluemke.com Christopher Daniels - Creative Director Logo & Artwork Design www.misterstyles.com Kyle Puccia - Commercial/Theatrical Music Composer Intro/Outro Music www.kylepuccia.com Follow the Hosts Sister Christian Insta: @sisterchristianrocks Website: www.sisterchristianproduces.com Lawrence T. Lewis Insta: @lawrenceltl Producing: www.lawrencetlewis.com Voice Over: www.voiceoflawrence.com Share Your Story Email: producershappyhour@gmail.com

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