Director Michele Band has joined Vee Pee Films, the live-action production division of Virtual Persuasion. Band was a director and producer at MTV Networks and Nickelodeon Studios where she did live-show production, new show launch campaigns, on-air promotions and high-profile celebrity interviews.
At Vee Pee Films, Band is writing, producing and directing CELEBRITY PLAY-ALONG interstitials for Nick Jr., and has completed work on interstitials for NASHVILLE STARS (USA Network), short films for The N (the primetime program block of Noggin), and teen interstitials for Nickelodeon.
Band was senior producer/director at MTV Networks and Nick on-air promotions from 1996 to 2002. She produced and directed the 2000 KIDS CHOICE AWARDS campaign, and pre-show and post-show. She supervised the launch of such shows as FAIRLY ODD PARENTS, SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS, ALL THAT, KENAN & KEL, BLUES CLUES and FACE. Band produced and directed interviews with Mel Gibson, Rosie ODonnell, Meg Ryan, John Goodman and Wil Smith. Band also produced and directed hundreds of on-air promos for such clients as VH1 and Noggin.
Previously Band was director and associate producer at Nickelodeon Studios where she produced and directed two live game shows, SLIMETIME and NICK OR TREAT, as well as promos for numerous series. To check out Vee Pee Films' reel go to www.veepee.biz, and for info. call (203) 332-0184.