JEFF PINILLA

AWARD WINNING DIRECTOR. EDITOR.

 

WORKS

Jeff Pinilla is a writer, producer, director, and editor. He has been nominated for 12 Emmy awards, has won 5 Promax Gold Awards, 6 Telly Awards, and was awarded the "Ron Scalera Rocket Award" at the PromaxBDA 2012 Awards. (This award is given to any individual with two years or less experience who is doing outstanding work.)

 

As creative director for NBTV, (a New York based production company) Jeff has overseen some of the most successful rebrands and national campaigns for major brands, television networks, and production companies which have garnered him notoriety and continued growth as a successful commercial, film, and digital storyteller.

 

 Jeff has also successfully produced three short films, "Numbers on a Napkin", a short documentary titled "The first 36 hours: an inside look at Hurricane Sandy."and was  awarded "Best Narrative Short Film" at the 2013 Woodstock Film Festival for "The earth, the way I left it."

 

In 2016, Jeff was awarded the "best commercial director" Telly Award for his work on a national campaign for Cold-Eeze cold remedy.

BIOGRAPHY

2016 Silver Award

NBTV Studios Reel

Online Video - ­ Best Editing

Editor: Jeff Pinilla

 

2016 Bronze Award­

Cold­Eeze: With or Without

Pharmaceuticals

 

2016 Bronze Award ­

Cold­Eeze: With or Without

Commercial ­- ­ Best Directing

Director: Jeff Pinilla

 

2016 Bronze Award ­

Nikon: Revel in the details

Online Video ­ -­ How to

Director: Jeff Pinilla

 

2016 Bronze Award

Coke Zero: Frenemies

Commercial ­- ­Events

Director: Jeff Pinilla

1 Emmy Award

PROMOTION: NEWS PROMO

The Bully.

Writer/Director: Jeff Pinilla

 

1 Emmy Award

Community/Public Service

So Others Might Eat.

Director/Editor: Jeff Pinilla

 

1 Emmy Award

PROMOTION: NEWS PROMO

Indiana Made

Director/Editor: Jeff Pinilla

 

1 Promax Gold Award

NEWS PROGRAM

“THE BULLY”

 

1 Promax Gold Award

LIVE EVENT SPOT

NY JETS: THE CHASE

 

1 Promax Gold Award

DAYTIME PROGRAM SPOT

STREETS OF NY JERRY SPRINGER

 

1 Promax Gold Award

GENERAL BRANDING IMAGE

11 WAS THERE

 

"Ron Scalera Rocket" Award

 The Ron Scalera Rocket Award is designed to recognize a producer or marketer with two years or less experience in promotion or marketing who is already creating outstanding work.

woodstock film festival

best short narrative

"the earth, the way i left it"

 

Nashville film festival

finalist, best short narrative

"the earth, the way I left it"

 

USA film festival

finalist, best short narrative

"the earth, the way i left it"

 

KATRA FILM SERIES

best short narrative

"the earth, the way i left it"

 

hollyshorts

honorable mention

"the earth, the way i left it"

 

ORLANDO FILM FESTIVAL

finalist, best short narrative

"the earth, the way i left it"

 

WORLDKIDS FILM FESTIVAL

finalist, best short narrative

"the earth, the way i left it"

 

12

FILM FESTIVALS

EMMY NOMINATIONS

PROMAX NOMINATIONS

TELLY AWARDS

12

37

7

SHORT FILMS

THE EARTH, THE WAY I LEFT IT

THE FIRST 36 HOURS: INSIDE HURRICANE SANDY

A child coping with tragedy in the family is visited by a stranger from the stars

This is the story of what a local news team goes through to get their story on the air.

NUMBERS ON A NAPKIN: A LOVE SHORT

30 SECONDS TO AIR: BILL CUNNINGHAM

Heartbreak is tough, but the healing of a man's heart is a story rarely told.

Witness a behind the scenes look at the making of a daytime tv talk show episode