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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.

 

In 2017, Jeff co-founded a production company with longtime producing partner Matt Pourviseh. For more on this, visit:: www.astronada.com

 
 

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1 Emmy Award

New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
 
April 2013

PROMOTION: NEWS PROMO – SINGLE SPOT/CAMPAIGN
The Bully. April 25, 2012. (WPIX-TV). Jeff Pinilla, Writer/Producer/Editor.

 

1 Emmy Award

Capital Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
 
Community/Public Service (PSAs) - Single Spot 
So Others Might Eat: Trot For Hunger 2012 
WDCW 
Jeff Pinilla, Producer

 

1 Emmy Award

Great Lakes Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
 

PROMOTION: NEWS PROMO – SINGLE SPOT/CAMPAIGN
Indiana Made. June 7th, 2013. (WXIN-TV). Jeff Pinilla, Director/Editor.

 

PromaxBDA North America

GOLD AWARD

NEWS PROGRAM NEWS/INFORMATION PROGRAM SPOT GOLD 
“THE BULLY”  Jeff Pinilla
Tribune Creative Group / WPIX 

2016 Telly Silver Award

NBTV Studios Reel

Online Video - Best Editing

 

2016 Telly Bronze Award

Cold-Eeze: With or Without

Pharmaceuticals

 

2016 Telly Bronze Award

Cold-Eeze: With or Without

Commercial ­- ­ Best Directing

Director: Jeff Pinilla

 

2016 Telly Bronze Award

Nikon: Revel in the details

Online Video - How To

Director: Jeff Pinilla

 

2016 Telly Bronze Award

Coke Zero: Frenemies

Commercial - Evemnts

Director: Jeff Pinilla

 

PromaxBDA

"Ron Scalera Rocket Award"

PromaxBDA North America Promotion & Marketing Awards
 
June 2012

Jeff Pinilla was honored with the 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. 

5 Emmy Nominations

New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
 
February 2013

DIRECTOR: SHORT FORM (COMMERCIALS):
Jeff Pinilla, Director. November 10, 2011. (WPIX-TV). “NY Jets: The Chase.”

DIRECTOR: POST-PRODUCTION:
Jeff Pinilla, Director. July 12, 2012. (WPIX-TV). “30 Seconds to Air: The Making of the Bill Cunningham Show.”

PROMOTION: PROGRAM PROMO – SPORTS
NY Jets: The Chase. November 10, 2011. (WPIX-TV). Jeff Pinilla, Writer/Producer/Director.

PROMOTION: NEWS PROMO – SINGLE SPOT/CAMPAIGN
The Bully. April 25, 2012. (WPIX-TV). Jeff Pinilla, Writer/Producer/Editor.

ENTERTAINMENT: PROGRAM/SPECIAL
30 Seconds to Air: The Making of the Bill Cunningham Show. July 12, 2012. (WPIX-TV). Director/Editor: Jeff Pinilla. 

3 PromaxBDA Gold Awards

PromaxBDA North America Promotion and Marketing Awards
June 2012

LIVE EVENT SPOT:
NY JETS: THE CHASE 
(gold)

DAYTIME PROGRAM SPOT:
STREETS OF NEW YORK JERRY SPRINGER 
(gold)

GENERAL BRANDING IMAGE:
11 WAS THERE
(gold)

 
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