JOSEPH CONFORTI, President of JC Productions, has 30 years of experience working throughout the United States and abroad. His directing, producing, and filming skills have been honed on a variety of products in every imaginable product category. He is a member of the Directors Guild of America and a former member of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers.
Directed Celebrities and personalities including: Joe DiMaggio, John McEnroe, Robin Givens, Billie Jean King, Carlos Montalban, Nancy Allen, Virginia Wade, Alexander Scourby, Ruby Dee, Tommy Lasorda, Chris Evert, Roger Staubach, Debbie Allen, Peggy Fleming, Bobby Short, Joan Sutherland, and Muhammad Ali.
Clients include: General Mills, Wendy's International, Procter & Gamble, Bristol Myers, BASF/Zerex, The U.S. Marine Corps, Lipton International, Clairol, National Center for Disease Control, NY Telephone, Campbell Soup Company, Florida Citrus Commission, Warner-Lambert, NASA, The New York Yankees, Time-Life, The Bayer Company, SmithKline Beecham, Con Edison, Newsweek, Coca-Cola/Sprite, and AT&T.
In addition to his TV commercial work for most of the world's top advertising agencies, Conforti has produced and directed TV docudramas, educational, industrial, scientific, and public service films.
A Fellini-esque comedy about a Sicilian chef who comes to America to start a family and his trials with the Alpha Woman who just happens to be a creative and successful Chinese-American. The feature film is currently in pre-production.
A documentary of Jazz legend and Grammy Award winner Jon Hendricks, known as the founding father of Vocalese. The film chronicles Hendricks from his 75th Birthday Celebration at Lincoln Center to his 2007 performance at New York City's Birdland. In-depth interviews with Jon Hendricks, Al Jarreau, Diane Reeves, Bobby McFerrin, James Moody, The Manhattan Transfer and other jazz greats.
The City Chef is what I want to share with you regarding cooking and most importantly shopping for the loving ingredients that you are going to turn into a totally delectable enjoyable experience.
Long Format Projects:
A one-hour television docudrama aired on PBS now in worldwide distribution. Accorded a Bronze Medal at the International Film and Television Festival of New York.
A half-hour video/movie created, produced and directed for NASA to explain their Mission to Planet Earth and Earth Observing System projects to Congress, the general public, educators and students. Copyrighted and now in distribution.
Opening to the 25th Anniversary Clio Awards Show at the Radio City Music Hall, New York City.
A project highlighting the art as well as the outrageous happenings of the Woodstock 1994 Music and Art festival.
"Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture"
A public service film for the New York Public Library promoting this repository of the world's largest collection on black culture.
"New York Street Dance 1, 2, & 3"
A home video entertainment series about popular American dance phenomenon, Break Dancing, produced for a Japanese distributor and a best-selling video in Japan.
"Tennis Workout To Win"
An exercise video featuring Wimbledon winner Virginia Wade. Received 3 stars from Video Review magazine.
The International TV and Film Festival of New York Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals, Andy, Clio, Telly, Ceba, Worldfest, Houston and Art Directors Club Award.