ABOUT

Emmy Award Winning Producer

Renee began her career in the music space working as an assistant at MCA Records. While attending Film School in New York, she worked as a Production Assistant for MTV and upon graduating strived to work on projects that combined both of her passions: film and music. Renee’s first project was the Sublime documentary Stories, Tales, Lies and Exaggerations, followed by a long list of music videos and the music series Refused TV for Fuse. 

Renee’s continued passion for documentaries led her to work with Academy Award winning Director Jessica Yu on her film Protagonist. Renee received an Emmy Award for her work on PBS series The Evolving Human, and went on to serve as Head of Production and Executive Producer for Relentless Media where she brought her story skills to the branded and commercial content world.

Most recently Renee was a Producer for the Netflix music series Remastered with episodes directed by Academy Award winning director Barbara Kopple and Executive Produced by award winning team Jeff and Michael Zimbalist (The Two Escobars). Renee’s episode “Tricky Dick and the Man In Black” as well as “Who Shot the Sheriff” have received 2019 Emmy Award nominations.

Additionally, Renee just completed a Supervising Producer roll on a 6-part documentary series for CNN about the history of Late Night talk shows to be released in 2020 and is in development on a new music series.

Renee has Produced, Line Produced and Directed and has served as a Supervising Producer, Head of Production and Executive Producer for TV series, documentaries, branded documentaries, scripted features, commercials, music videos and live music events. Renee possesses a unique talent of combining creative with logistics with a keen eye on the bottom line.

FEATURED WORK

NETFLIX

2019 Emmy Nominated

REMASTERED:
TRICKY DICK & THE MAN IN BLACK

Director: Barbara Kopple & Sara Dosa
For: All Rise Films / Triage Entertainment

A champion for the poor and oppressed, Johnny Cash shook the white house with a defiant message of justice.

NETFLIX

REMASTERED:
WHO KILLED JAM MASTER JAY
 

Director: Brian Oakes
For: All Rise Films / Triage Entertainment

Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay made a huge impact in music and his community. But friends and family still seek closure years after his unsolved murder.

NETFLIX

REMASTERED:
THE TWO KILLINGS OF SAM COOKED

Director: Kelly Duane
For:
All Rise Films / Triage Entertainment

While Sam Cooke rose to stardom as a sole singer, his outspoken views on civil rights drew attention that may have contributed to his death at age 33. 

 

NETFLIX

REMASTERED:
DEVIL AT THE CROSSROADS

Director: Brian Oakes
For: All Rise Films / Triage Entertainment

Cloaked in mystery, bluesman Robert Johnson left his mark on American music. No family, critics and famous fans look for the real mans behind the music. 

OFF!
RED, WHITE AND BLACK

Director: Jimmy Hayward
For: B-Side Films

Music video for the band OFF! featuring Keith Morris of Black Flag and Dimitri Coats of the Burning Brides. Starring David Foley of Kids in the Hall and Brian Posehn of Mr. Show.  

SUBLIME
STORIES, TALES, LIES & EXAGGERATIONS

Director:  Josh Fischel
For: Music Video Distributors
 

Intro for feature length documentary about the story of sublime told by fellow musicians, friends and family. Featuring Gwen Stefani, Mike Watt, Pennywise and more. 

 

YouTubeRed

MINDFIELD

For: Intellectual Property Corp.

Host Michael Stevens brings his passion for science to his most ambitious subject yet – something we still know very little about:  human behavior,  while revealing  some of the most mind-blowing, significant, and least-understood aspects of the human psyche.

A&E

STRANGE DAYS WITH BOB SAGET

For: Tijuana Entertainment

A 6 Part documentary series that busts down barriers to investigate some of America’s most fascinating subcultures and corners of society. Documenting his journey around America, Bob Saget immerses himself in unusual cultures from the world of Bigfoot hunters to the trials of the pro-wrestling circuit.

2005 Audience Award Best Documentary LA Film Festival

SIR, NO SIR!

Director: David Zeiger
For: Displaced Film

Feature documentary about the anti-war movement within the ranks of the United States Armed Forces during the Vietnam War. Sir, No Sir unfolds the stunning but suppressed story of the military men and women who helped force the U.S. Government to end the Vietnam War. 

2007 Sundance Official Selection

PROTAGONIST

Director: Jessica Yu
Researcher: Renee Tod

Feature Documentary exploring the relationship between human life and Euripidean dramatic structure by weaving together the stories of four men: a German terrorist, a bank robber, an “ex-gay” evangelist, and a martial arts student. 

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