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Eric Day is an Emmy Award-winning creative producer operating at the intersection of technology and storytelling. At Meta, he was hired as a creative producer for the Creative Shop Labs team - a R&D prototype-development team focused on building future-forward products and services for Metaverse content, prototype hardware, Unreal Engine, virtual reality, augmented reality, blockchain/Web3, AI, and WebXR.

In his prior position at RYOT - Verizon’s next-gen content studio - he had early access to Verizon 5G technology and was tasked with creating and executing the full life cycles of innovation-driven projects across emerging formats for Verizon’s expansive list of brand partnerships including Disney, Lucasfilm, Epic, NFL, the United Nations, and P&G.

Experience

PRODUCER - META

PRODUCER - EPIC MEGAGRANT ANIMATED PROJECT

 Feb 2020 - Present

Secured Epic MegaGrant for an Unreal real-time virtual production and supervised all MoCap and animation content production working with award-winning CounterPunch Studios, Cubic Motion, and Anonymous Content

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER - RYOT (formerly VERIZON MEDIA)

 Sept 2021 - May 2022

Drive ideation through execution on cutting edge, award-winning, first-to-market projects for the biggest global brands including the Walt Disney Company, Verizon, NFL, P&G, Walmart, HBO, Honda, and Epic.

  • Crafted end-to-end production workflow for a 5mil+ dollar project slate used by cross-functional teams on big-budget content spanning linear series, Unreal real-time virtual productions, immersive activations, MoCap, VolCap, AR, VR, Web, and 5G projects

SUPERVISING CREATIVE PRODUCER - RYOT (formerly VERIZON MEDIA)

Mar 2020 - Sept 2021

  • Generated 2.5mil+ in new ad buy revenue by directing strategy and global launch of Verizon Media’s WebAR-focused product offering, packaging creative, tools, and process to enable international market sales teams 
  • Assembled deep network of vendors, engineers, and artists to build the production backbone of Verizon Media WebAR ads and editorial experiences to 3x AR content consumption across tens of millions MAUs 
  • Executive produced Primetime Emmy-winning custom Oculus Quest experience “The Messy Truth in VR” starring Academy Award-winner Brie Larson in partnership with Van Jones’ Magic Lab Media 
  • Strengthened Verizon Media’s innovation partnership with NYFW by leading creative development and execution on flagship projects like the multi-platform virtual fashion show Electric City

SENIOR CREATIVE PRODUCER - RYOT (formerly VERIZON MEDIA)

Sept 2016 - Mar 2020

Owned end-to-end production on 30+ projects exceeding $7M in annual revenues. Led development, scoping, and presentation for all third party sales opportunities and content partnerships across RYOT & Yahoo teams.

  • Produced award-winning activation “Star Wars: 5G Sith Trooper” at Rise of Skywalker premiere featuring innovative 5G-streamed real-time MoCap and broadcast AR all developed in Unreal (US Patent #11100695). Led partnerships with Disney StudioLab, ILMxLab, Verizon marketing & project teams 
  • Mentor teams of integrated producers, project & product managers, and external freelancers on scoping, project management, creative development, and production best practices 
  • Designed, developed, and coded customized, live-collaboration budgeting tool to streamline scoping and created production & creative templates, reducing RFP turnaround time by 40% for Verizon’s brand partners

FREELANCE COMMERCIAL PRODUCER & SUPERVISOR

Aug 2011 - Sept 2016

Worked with companies that included: Comedy Central, RSA, Caviar, MPC, NBC, AMC, and Skybound

FREELANCE WRITER & DESIGNER

 2010 - Present

Develop feature screenplays and write treatments for features, commercials, short-series, and video games.

Awards

SHORTY AWARD (2021): AIR: Art is Revolution

PRIMETIME EMMY (2020): The Messy Truth

GOLD TELLY (2019): Star Wars: 5G Sith Jet Trooper

BRONZE TELLY (2018): Young Lions

Patent

US PATENT #11100695 (2020): Methods and Systems for Creating an Immersive Character Interaction

Expertise

EXPERT IN: Adobe Creative Suite • Photoshop • Illustrator Indesign • Premiere • Final Draft MS Office • G Suite • Keynote • Jira • Trello • Slack

TINKER IN: Blender • Unreal • Unity • Figma • XD • Google App Script

Education

B.F.A. Film Production with emphasis in Directing & Screenwriting • Chapman University

Clients

Verizon • Disney • Google • P&G • United Nations • NFL • Apple • Oculus • Honda • ILMxLab HTC • Walmart • Pokemon • Yahoo • Universal

Credits

2022 “LIFE RENDERED” - TRIBECA 2022 PRODUCER • FORMAT: ANIMATED VIRTUAL PRODUCTION • DISTRIBUTION: THEATRICAL (TRIBECA) • 23 MINS

“SNAP AR: KENDRICK LAMAR” PRODUCER • FORMAT: MOTION CAPTURE • DISTRIBUTION: SNAPCHAT APP AUGMENTED REALITY

“GONOODLE IS GOING ULTRA” PRODUCER • FORMAT: LIVE STREAMING MOTION CAPTURE • DISTRIBUTION: WEB (YOUTUBE) • BTS VIDEO

2021 “ART OF RODARTE: BLACK SWAN” PRODUCER • FORMAT: PROJECTION MAPPING • DISTRIBUTION: LIVE ACTIVATION • URL: Art of Rodarte

“ELECTRIC CITY” PRODUCER • FORMAT: INTERACTIVE • DISTRIBUTION: WEB • electriccity.co

“CANNES RUGBY VOLCAP” PRODUCER • FORMAT: UNREAL VOLUMETRIC CAPTURE SHORT • DISTRIBUTION: LIVE EVENT • VIDEO LINK

“AIR: ARTISTS REVOLUTION” PRODUCER • FORMAT: AUGMENTED REALITY • DISTRIBUTION: WEB • WEBSITE

2020

“NYFW: REBECCA MINKOFF IMMERSIVE NFT EXPERIENCE”  PRODUCER • FORMAT: INTERACTIVE • DISTRIBUTION: WEB • URL: Rebecca Minkoff Immersive NFT Experience

“SNAP LENS FILTER: BLACK PUMAS IN 5G”  PRODUCER • FORMAT: LIVE STREAMING MOCAP • DISTRIBUTION: LIVE EVENT • BTS VIDEO

“MESSY TRUTH IN VR” - PRIMETIME EMMY 2020 PRODUCER • FORMAT: VIRTUAL REALITY • DISTRIBUTION: WEB & OCULUS QUEST

“VERIZON NFL FIELD FILTERS”  PRODUCER • FORMAT: AUGMENTED REALITY • DISTRIBUTION: NFL ONEPASS APP • BTS VIDEO

2019 “STAR WARS: 5G SITH TROOPER” - GOLDEN TELLY 2020 PRODUCER • FORMAT: UNREAL VIRTUAL PRODUCTION • DISTRIBUTION: LIVE ACTIVATION • BTS VIDEO

“UNITED NATION: GLOBAL ACTION CLIMATE SUMMIT”  PRODUCER • FORMAT: PROJECTION MAPPING • DISTRIBUTION: LIVE EVENT • BTS VIDEO 2019 (CONT’D)

“DRIP DROP”  PRODUCER • FORMAT: VIRTUAL REALITY • DISTRIBUTION: LIVE ACTIVATION (CANNES) • BTS VIDEO

“LOOK AGAIN VR” PRODUCER • FORMAT: VIRTUAL REALITY • DISTRIBUTION: LIVE ACTIVATION (CANNES) • BTS VIDEO

“WE LOVE THE EARTH BY LIL DICKY” - CANNES LIONS 2019 PRODUCER • FORMAT: ANIMATION & WEB • DISTRIBUTION: THEATRICAL (CANNES) • welovetheearth.org

“THE NIGHT BEFORE” PRODUCER • FORMAT: FACE TRACKING • DISTRIBUTION: LIVE ACTIVATION (ACADEMY AWARDS) • ART CONTENT

“HYPEZILLA STREAMING 5G: NEWFRONTS”  PRODUCER • FORMAT: LIVE MOTION CAPTURE • DISTRIBUTION: LIVE EVENT • EXPERIENCE RECORDING

2018 “VERIZON & CAPITOL360 VOLCAP W/ JAMES DAVIS”  PRODUCER • FORMAT: VOLUMETRIC CAPTURE • DISTRIBUTION: MOBILE APPLICATION • BTS CONTENT

“YOUNG LIONS” - SILVER TELLY 2018 PRODUCER • FORMAT: VIRTUAL REALITY • DISTRIBUTION: VR 360 & LIVE ACTIVATION • VR 360 FILM

“THE MANDELA ROBBEN ISLAND IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE” PRODUCER • FORMAT: UNREAL VIRTUAL PRODUCTION • DISTRIBUTION: LIVE ACTIVATION • BTS VIDEO

“LA PRIDE INTERACTIVE DANCE WALL”  PRODUCER • FORMAT: INTERACTIVE VIDEO WALL • DISTRIBUTION: LIVE ACTIVATION • BTS VIDEO

“STONEWALL INN AR”  PRODUCER • FORMAT: AUGMENTED REALITY • DISTRIBUTION: MOBILE APP • EXPERIENCE RECORDING

“OATH NEWFRONTS 2018”  PRODUCER • FORMAT: DIGITAL VIDEO • DISTRIBUTION: LIVE ACTIVATION • BTS TUNNEL VIDEO

2017 “SUPERBOWL BLACKOUT WITH ERICSSON & VERIZON: 5G DEMO”  PRODUCER • FORMAT: 2D VIDEO • DISTRIBUTION: WEB

“VERIZON AGTECH”  PRODUCER • FORMAT: VR 360 • DISTRIBUTION: LIVE ACTIVATION

“A LOVE LETTER TO SAN FRANCISCO” PRODUCER • FORMAT: VR 360 • DISTRIBUTION: LIVE ACTIVATION • BTS CONTENT “JEEP COMPASS: VR 360”  PRODUCER • FORMAT: VR 360 • DISTRIBUTION: YOUTUBE

“A NIGHT TO SHINE WITH TIM TEBOW”  PRODUCER • FORMAT: VR 360 • DISTRIBUTION: LIVE ACTIVATION

2016 “AFI: VR 360”  PRODUCER • FORMAT: VR 360 • DISTRIBUTION: YOUTUBE

“PURELY PERU: CLOROX VR 360”  PRODUCER • FORMAT: VR 360 • DISTRIBUTION: YOUTUBE

“MEDIATION WITH UNITED AIRLINES: VR 360”  PRODUCER • FORMAT: VR 360 • DISTRIBUTION: YOUTUBE