Sustainablesurf.org - Advisory Board

Sustainablesurf.org - Advisory Board

Board of Advisor to this organization whose work as a catalyst to the global surf industry through various programs is helping transform the culture into a more sustainable conscious way of doing business. Projects include Waste to Waves, the Eco-board Project and A Deep Blue Life series for the web. I help with partnerships, introductions, creative collaborations for outreach and awareness. 

In Search of Stone - TV Pilot

In Search of Stone - TV Pilot

A television pilot shot in Italy to better explain the Marble trade and the importance of stone in architecture, art and commerce worldwide and its place in history and the present day.   Hosted by marble expert Antigone Rahi, this made for cable show is under review.    Produced with Jeff Flach and director Danny Kaplan.  Locations include Carera, Pietrasanta, Florence and Forte de Marmi Italy.   Currently unsold. 

Teach - TV Pilot in development

Teach - TV Pilot in development

Developing a web based host driven series to bring more prestige and notoriety to the best teachers and schools in the world.  This reality show is intended to do to teaching what Anthony Bourdain, the travel and food channels did for chefs and restaurants.

Outside the Pot - TV Pitch

Outside the Pot - TV Pitch

Outside the Pot with Chef Alisa Reynolds is a Reality TV show concept with an edge.  Rob Taylor, Danny Kaplan and I, along with Chef Reynolds developed this concept for a pitch to the O Network and various Food channels.   After a year of doors opening and closing we decided to move on and she opened a very cool eatery in Hollywood.   The next best thing. 

iTrust - Social Media Campaign

iTrust - Social Media Campaign

I-Trust was a concept we developed at common.is for a social media campaign to ignite the idea of "trust" world wide.   The team came together lead by Dan Burrier and Mark Eckhardt for sole purpose of exploring what it would take to start a movement.    We lead with the wristband messaging and then did extensive research to ascertain wether trust would form a common bond or could possible be divisive if not properly explained or used amongst peers.   When you view the case studies, you can see the variations.   We decided to put this on the back burner as more pressing initiatives too precedent.   

Visionaries - TV Pitch

Visionaries - TV Pitch

Visionaries a.k.a. Change Makers was developed as an innovative talk show forum to bring thought leaders to the people in order to share and exchange ideas to affect positive change and impact in current popular culture.  We are revising the materials to fit the online YouTube market and a social media outreach platform.  

Catapulta Festival - Oaxaca Mexico

Catapulta Festival - Oaxaca Mexico

The first Festival of Social Innovation in Mexico in its 4th year. I work closely with the Festival founders and organizers to bring Los Angeles resources to Oaxaca in the form of partnerships,  financial sponsorship, entertainment and noted individuals for participation  I also assist with content, branding and sustainable practices.

'Steve is one of the most creative and connected producers I know. What keeps me by his side though is his deep passion for fearlessly driving projects that can positively impact our planet at both grass roots and top institutional scales.'    

Mark Beam - CoFounder Socap, Co-founder Catapulta, Social Entrepreneur/Innovator/Impact Investor

The Marine Ecology Center + the Heal Hanalei Bay Campaign

The Marine Ecology Center + the Heal Hanalei Bay Campaign

Hanalei Bay, Kauai is a world class tourist destination and marine ecosystem coveted by all those who live, work or play in and around its waters.  Currently at a crossroads, the Bay is struggling to maintain its integrity while forces of nature and man collide to challenge its vital and fragile resources.   Working closely with Reef Guardians Kauai to network, fundraise and develop a four tiered program to help save and restore the marine environment with the help of local government, residents and experts in their field, our mission is focused first on awareness which will lead to action.  The program consists of launching a Heal Hanalei Bay campaign, along with an Ocean Strong call to action.  The main goal is to raise money for the reef cleanup and to fund a Marine Eco Center near the Hanalei River, which would house the Reef Guardians, have mentorship programs by the NOAA, Scripps, the U of Hawaii and a host of other Marine Science based Institutes and individuals. Create a World Surf Reserve to protect the surf break and reef. Stoke Certify the St. Regis Hotel and to align with them in partnership for continued conservation and preservation.  And also to create a Marine Sanctuary to bring sea life back to the waters of the North Shore. 

Madonna RE:Vision - Book Pitch

Madonna RE:Vision - Book Pitch

A pitch deck for a photography book about the music video legacy of Madonna.  Designed by Canadian graphic designer Bill Douglas and co-written by editor Neil Feineman this treasure trove of music video stills, memorabilia, interviews and musings was intended to explore the Material Girls deep devotion to the music video as both a promotional tool to sell records but to also re-invent herself over time as one of the greatest performers of all time.  

Artist in Residence (A+R) [2006-2007]

Artist in Residence (A+R) [2006-2007]

An artist + fan based serial print publication and website developed in conjunction with a featured artist, the first being the Icelandic band Sigur Ros. Developed with Jeff Anderson and Neil Feineman we used fan based marketing and social media to sell out the limited edition collectibles.  Canadian uber graphic and book designer Bill Douglas set the style and format for the project. 

Woodstock the Broadway Musical - Pitch

Woodstock the Broadway Musical - Pitch

A Broadway Musical Experience. In partnership with the Woodstock founders and Woodstock LLC, this will be the first Broadway Musical based on the original three day Festival in upstate NY.  Fully immersive and interactive with audience participation, film projection and the original music performed with an ensemble cast, the Woodstock Musical Experience will take us back to 1969 when Peace Love and Hope drew us all together.  

The Beatles Fan Project - Book in Progress

The Beatles Fan Project - Book in Progress

A photography book of found photos of the Beatles taken only as snap shots by fans world-wide. In development.  Publication date TBD. 

The Bird - Book in Progress

The Bird - Book in Progress

An Instagram and tumblr curated photo book of images of people “flipping the bird”. We go back in time to learn about the evolution of "giving the finger" as a derogatory visual term along with the cultural significance of other forms of "swear" hand gestures.  This book is to benefit Social Justice and Equality.   Co-Produced and written by Neil Feineman. Self Published for 2016 release. @thebirdthebook

The Ocean Flags Project

The Ocean Flags Project

In partnership with George Orbelian and The Ocean Portal Project. I am co-developing the vision for the launch. I will focus my attention on product development, marketing, design and social outreach for this global awareness and merchandise program to help bring needed revenue to ocean conservation, regenerative innovation and preservation based organizations and causes. Our eventual goal is to design and market a One Ocean flag - and one for each of the 5 oceans of the world  - to raise money for cleaner and safer oceans worldwide in alliance with short list of .orgs that are in alignment with our goals and vision.  We would like the United Nations to recognize the Ocean Flags to ensure the Ocean is considered, represented, has a voice with protective rights and influence over land based decisions.

Thirty Frames Per Second: the visionary art of the music video [2000]

Thirty Frames Per Second: the visionary art of the music video [2000]

The first book to showcase the music video as an art form. Co-written and produced by Neil Feineman, Intro by Michael Stipe. Designed by Tolleson Design. Published by Abrams Books. Produced and packaged this book over the course of three years, helped to develop new upressing technology for video stills, researched and gathered all the materials, worked on rights and usage for the images, raised the money and put the team together to complete and deliver to Harry N. Abrams Publishing. 

Bucky - The Movie

Bucky - The Movie

Film. Book. Exhibition + Destination. A modern day tome to help support the development of a feature film about R. Buckminster Fuller in collaboration with Bruce Mau and the Massive Change Network. The overall idea is rooted in an eventual pop culture book on Bucky which will support the argument to make a feature film about his life, culminating in a comprehensive permanent exhibition, Dome-esque destination that can further explore his work for the benefit of mankind and the planet. 

Mark Romanek Music Video Stills [1999]

Mark Romanek Music Video Stills [1999]

An art book based on the music video work of director Mark Romanek. Co-produced and packaged with Mark Romanek. Designed and Published by Arena Editions.  Sold out. Collectors item.