Galen Chandler

Galen Chandler

Co-Owner at Republic Group, Inc.
Detroit, United States

About me

<p>EXECUTIVE PRODUCING:<br />Galen Chandler has developed extensive experience in the digital and traditional media industry over the past 25 years.Galen’s experience includes executive vice president in charge of production and digital media, vice president/executive digital producer, and supervising producer for a variety of award winning network, syndicated, documentary, music video, commercial and online initiatives. Galen’s logical and disciplined approach, to a producer’s creative, technical, and administrative duties, have gained him the respect of production communities and agencies worldwide.<br />Galen has been involved with hundreds of film, television, online and live event projects including, CNN World Report with President Clinton, The Oprah Winfrey Show, the Screen Actors Guild Awards, Entertainment Tonight, and America’s Most Wanted. He's also traveled throughout the United States, Africa, Australia, England, and Canada for companies such as The Carter Center and the Turner Entertainment Group.</p>
<p>INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP:<br />Galen is a Co-Founder, Director and the Vice President of the Michigan Production Alliance, was Director and President Elect of the Detroit Chapter of Media Communications Association International in 2005, a past Committee member of the Farmington Civic Theater and a current member of 313Digital Detroit.</p>
<p>CLIENTS:<br />Galen has served as both commercial and corporate producer for a diverse and prestigious roster of clients, including The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, Inc., General Motors, Turner Entertainment Networks, Ace Hardware, Clorox, HGTV, and MTV.</p>
<p>TEACHING:<br />Galen served as a faculty member of the College for Creative Studies Department of Animation and Digital Media in Detroit, teaching graduating seniors and incoming freshmen. Recently he taught the Business of Film and Video for the Continuing Education department.<span> </span></p>


Republic Group, Inc.
May 2016 - Present (2 years 8 months)
Seventy LSL
April 2016 - August 2016 (4 months)
SeventyLSL, llc is a design and development consulting group dedicated to assisting brands, agencies and organizations realize the maximum return on their marketing investment through the ideation, production and implementation of unique B2C and B2B content.
VP, Executive Digital Producer
Detroit, United States
April 2011 - April 2016 (5 years)
As the head of Digital Production at Leo Burnett, Galen built and continues to define agency’s digital processes and workflows and participate in the company’s business development.
His role includes collaborating with the creative, strategy and business leadership to ensure effective technology solutions for the agency’s clients while continuously defining and documenting best practices that contribute to the company’s digital growth.
He continues to manage the constant flow of web, online advertising, social media and CRM projects and contributing to the creative process by assessing feasibility of proposed solutions and recommending approaches.
Galen manages the digital production staff, assigning projects and accounts, matching needs and providing proper coverage and constantly pushing the quality of work and providing day-to-day guidance and oversight.
Galen also partners with Human Resources to identify and develop creative and production digital savvy talent from around the country.
VP, Director of Broadcast and Digital Media
MARS Advertising
2005 - March 2011 (6 years 2 months)
Lead agency’s broadcast and digital production department. Manage internal corporate branding initiatives and the delivery of commercial and interactive projects.
Partner, Executive Producer
Legendary Films, LLC
2001 - 2005 (4 years)
Managed all aspects of the company including operations, interactive, production, and creative departments. Provided innovative concepts, design, and production of media products. Oversaw all commercial, film, and television projects.
• Developed proposals for episodic television series with budget ranges from $280,000 to $2,350,000 per season.
• Managed the development and production of live events, commercial, and documentary programming for former President, Jimmy Carter.
Manager of Live Events
Turner Entertainment
1999 - 2001 (2 years)
Managed on-site broadcast compliance for live programming. Worked with producers, directors, and writers at all stages of show development. Reviewed treatments, scripts, and rough cuts, and found creative solutions to content issues. Made innovative and logistical recommendations directly to TNT and TBS Network presidents.
Vice President, Head of Production
Kor Media
1997 - 1998 (1 year)
Launched an innovative new media production company with multiple US locations. Directed operations and workflow of the production and interactive departments with over $2,000,000 in billings the first year. Clients include The Coca-Cola Company, Porsche North America, Georgia Power, MCI, AppleSouth and Wachovia Bank


B.A Commercial Music

Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.) Commercial Music

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