Marc Baraka Strauch

Media – Business

As creative producer (and other roles) for broadcast TV commercials, corporate marcom and non-profit organizations. To see some of these projects go to my media website.

  • Advertising (NYC) – Producer for animated, motion control and live action broadcast TV commercials for Fortune 500 companies including Levi Strauss and The Walt Disney Company for leading ad agencies including Chiat Day, FCB, McKann Erickson and Ogilvy & Mather
  • Advertising (NYC) – Account development and producer of broadcast TV commercials in Spanish for Quaker Oats and Chevron for Young & Rubicam aired on Telemundo and Univsion. Was one of first in US to recognize rapidly emerging national Hispanic market.
  • Microsoft (Seattle) – Executive producer, director and writer of business-value video case studies on Microsoft Enterprise Project Management.
  • Microsoft (Seattle) – Executive producer, director and writer of corporate promotional videos on Microsoft Enterprise Project Management.
  • Microsoft (Seattle) – Executive producer and writer of multimedia product demos for Windows Forms Manager (6 demos), SharePoint Server (3 demos), Enterprise Project Management (2 demos) and six user scenarios for Office 2007, all of which were separate projects.
  • Microsoft (Seattle) – Creative producer and writer for online multimedia-based training program for field account managers on business value selling.
  • David Lynch Foundation (Los Angeles) – Producer, writer, director of documentary, The Artist and the Scientists showcasing the benefits of  meditation; independent production.
  • David Lynch Foundation (San Francisco) – Videographer, interviewer, and editor for short documentary on the results of implementing a daily meditation program in two inner-city SF middle schools.
  • David Lynch Foundation – Donovan Fundraiser Concert (Los Angeles) – On-stage roaming camera for 5-camera video production of the musician Donovan as a fundraising benefit concert for the David Lynch Foundation.
  • MUM – Our Conscious Future – Conference (Iowa) – Creative producer responsible for social media strategy and implementation (Facebook and Twitter), open/close animation sequences and speaker introduction animations; print media copy. Camera operator for 3-camera live-switched live video stream.
  • Vortex Business Solutions (Iowa) – Concept, writer, art director and creative producer for 60 second promotional spot for web design, development and marketing agency.
  • Washington Environmental Council (Seattle) – Producer, writer, director of environmental documentary, Déjà vu, Return of Transmountain. Used Video Toaster, the first PC-based NLE for editing and animation.
  • Tony Ellis Artist (Iowa) – Writer, director, camera, editor and producer for 3-minute short on visual artist Tony Ellis as a marketing and promotion tool.
  • Sub-Genre Films (NYC) – Informal advisor for the marketing and roll-out of the documentary film Damnation to the executive director of Sub-Genre films
  • Music & Dance Video (Iowa) – Director of Photography and cameraman for 3 minute dance video.
  • Equality TV (Los Angeles) – Business plan and go-to-market coaching of founding CEO and co-founding CTO.
  • Forensic Scan (NYC & Los Angeles) – Concepted, scripted, edited and directed two proof-of-concept animated customer-facing videos for innovative malware detection company.WARNING!! takes a quite serious  and draconian tone whereas FIXIT takes a more problem-solution-benefits tone.
  • GrandMothers Council Crowdfunding (NYC) –  Wrote, directed and produced crowdfunding and related videos for 2015 crowdfunding campaign. 
  • LUNA Arts Collaborative (USA, Europe and Israel) – Directed, edited and  produced promotional video for the LUNA Art Collective, a five-women cross-cultural collaboration exploring humanity, place and time.
  • Shaktifest Music Festival (California) – Interviewed festival participants, photographed, edited and produced a six- minute promotional music video for specialty music festival held at Joshua Tree, CA.
  • Wholelife (San Francisco) – As Co-CEO, wrote, directed and executive produced customer-facing viral teaser promotional video.