NANCY VAN IDERSTINE
PRIMARY FILM INDUSTRY CLIENTS
• 20TH CENTURY FOX & FOX HOME ENTERTAINMENT
• BUENA VISTA HOME ENTERTAINMENT
• WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT • DREAMWORKS STUDIOS
• MGM STUDIOS
FILM & TELEVISION
Drawings – Short film Dixie Venus -- Short film
Cat Logic – 1/2-hour animation pilot Averyville – one-hour TV pilot
Love Connection – Reality TV Show Broads With Blazers – 1/2-hour cable series
Author: “Twentieth Century Fox: The First 75 Years” – Twentieth Century Fox
Contributor: “No Kidding: Women Writers On Bypassing Parenthood” – Seal Press
Contributor: “The Total Cat Manual” – Weldon Owen Publishing
Editor: “State of Mind” Sci-fi/thriller novel by Sven Davison – Bedouin Press
Author: “Vegan & Gluten-free Recipes To Live For” – Self-published
Researcher: “MGM: When The Lion Roars” by Peter Hay – Turner Publishing
FOX HOME ENTERTAINMENT – As a freelancer with Fox since 2000, I've created digital copy (iTunes, Amazon, Google, etc.), headlines & taglines, Blu-ray/DVD packaging, booklets, print ads, TV & radio spots, online, mobile, scripts for trade show presentations and letters to fans from celebrities, producers & other VIPs, point-of-purchase, banners, billboards, greeting cards and other collateral for hundreds of films/TV shows for this $1 billion-a-year industry.
Film title list includes: Booksmart, Bohemian Rhapsody, If Beale Street Could Talk, Destroyer, The Kid Who Would Be King, Love, Simon, The Post, The Mountain Between Us, The Shape of Water, Goodbye Christopher Robin, The Greatest Showman, Step, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Hidden Figures, The Revenant, Gone Girl, Birdman, The Fault In Our Stars, 12 Years A Slave, True Story, Poltergeist, Star Wars franchise, the Alien franchise, Agent 47, Paper Towns, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Mirror Mirror, Desert Dancer, We Bought A Zoo, The Sound Of My Voice, Avatar, Crazy Heart, Rio, There Be Dragons, Diary of a Wimpy Kid franchise, the Alvin and the Chipmunks franchise, Gulliver’s Travels, Rio, Unstoppable, Black Swan, 127 Hours, Percy Jackson and the Olympians franchise, the Night at the Museum franchise, X-Men franchise, Water For Elephants, Ice Age franchise, Juno, Predators, Slumdog Millionaire, Little Miss Sunshine, Sideways, hundreds of studio classics and catalog titles, including extensive DreamWorks & MGM titles.
TV shows include: The Orville, This is Us, Wayward Pines, Empire, The X-Files, Archer, Maron, Glee, The Killing, Witches of East End, Those Who Kill, How I Met Your Mother, Sleepy Hollow, New Girl, Transporter, 24, Sons of Anarchy, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Modern Family, Raising Hope, White Collar, Prison Break, Stargate Atlantis, Arrested Development and Futurama, among others.
Publications: My ads have appeared in Rolling Stone, Premiere, Entertainment Weekly, The Hollywood Reporter, Vibe, Vanity Fair, Vogue, People, The New York Times, New York Post, US Weekly, Maxim, Wired, Star, Spin, The WSJ, The Washington Post, Cosmo, GQ, Esquire, The Smithsonian, TV Guide, Parents, Parade & many more.
BUENA VISTA HOME ENTERTAINMENT – As a staff writer for a year prior to working with Fox, I created copy for packaging, consumer and trade ads, radio spots and other collateral, namely for Toy Story 2, Dinosaurs, 101 Dalmatians (2000 remake), Fantasia 2000, and others.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment -- packaging, including booklets for Blazing Saddles 40th Anniversary Blu-ray set, and the Friday the 13th Anthology.
• San Fernando Valley Pet Examiner for Examiner.com: 2010 – 2015
• The Scratching Post Online Newsletter for Stray Cat Alliance: 2011 – 2014
Chicago Manual of Style, AP Stylebook, MLA, APA.
"Larry's Story" – produced at 26 venues for Homeward LA, a program to benefit Midnight Mission in Downtown L.A.
“7 Years I Could Have Spent In Vermont” – produced for the stage by HBO
“Simple Air,” “Fixing Randy, ““Dating Sucks” – Produced by Neo Ensemble Theatre
Real Estate/Property Management
Health & Beauty
MedicaL (Including Holistic)
TECHNICAL SKILLS – Google Docs, Microsoft Suites (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Keynote, WordPress, BOX, some Adobe Suites, including some Photoshop, iMovie, Audacity, GarageBand, some Pro Tools.
• Social Media, including life tweets
• UX verbiage creator
• Sales decks
• Promo videos
• Work extremely well under pressure
• Social media savvy
• Results-oriented self-starter
• Detail oriented
• Finesse in working with celebrities & other high-profile clients
• Able to manage metadata (digital and otherwise) on a large scale