edward j. oleschak

Photo: Michel Comte

with offices in

Hollywood (California, USA),

Vienna, Graz (Austria), Calgary (Canada)

edward@oleschak.info















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Edward OLESCHAK

(Producer, Director, Cinematographer, Editor)



State of the art 2D & 3D & Spherical 360  media producer with solid knowledge of the entire process of movie, documentary and commercial production and postproduction extending into a profound insight of the development and distribution process.


Aside from formal education in Architecture and Visual Arts, Edward’s wide range of training and experience includes; over six years as on-staff producer in the Jonathan Krane Group practicing the new art and science of producing and distributing motion pictures, since 1979 a hands on independent film and media producer and head of his own production services and production company, WORLD ENTERTAINMENT. Since 2005 also heading the a post production boutique for independent film-makers taking filmmakers to major international film-festivals and a competitive marketplace.


He was accepted and has been an active member of the Producers Guild of America since 2002 and an Executive Member of the International 3D Society since 2011.


During his work in Hollywood, Edward had produced films and projects starring Rinko Kikuchi, Rod Steiger, Joan Plowright, Forest Whitaker, Virginia Madson, Mini Driver, Timothy Dalton, Kelly Preston, Nastassia Kinsky, Cheraldine Chaplin, Diane Baker, Mimi Rodgers, Tom Arnold, Scott Baio, Maedchen Amick, Desiree Nosbusch, Dieter Meier, Coolio, Patrick Swayze, Radha Mitchell, Tyne Daly, Sally Kellerman, Julian McMahon, Josh Lucas, Angus MacFadyen, Rod Taylor, Dina Merrill, Peter Dinglage, Michael Panes, Ethan Suplee, Julie Bowen, Rebecca Broussard, Ed Begley Jr., Kelsey Oldershaw, Harrison Young, Marc Lawrence, Rance Howard etc. His award winning work contributed to get independent film projects to Sundance, Berlin, Worldfest Houston or Cannes Intl. Filmfestival.


Edward can proudly look back to over 30 years in the entertainment industry between Europe and United States as producer, cinematographer, editor, consultant and visionary.


Documentaries/Commercials/Music Videos/Image: SONY/3net, International 3D Society, Panasonic/3Dstereolab, LEICA, 3D-one, Real D - 3D, CANAL+, AUDI, Anne Klein, Ariola, Austrian Broadcast, Austrian Government, NAVYBOOT, Freixenet, GIG Records, Gulet Touristic Austria, Leo Bernett Frankfurt, Max Factor, Michel Comte, MobilKom Austria, Phonogram Germany, Playboy Entertainment Group, Porsche Design Kineo Boats, Premiere TV, RCA, RTL, Saatchi&Saatchi Vienna, Touropa Austria, YELLO (including intl superhit and pop classic: 'Oh Yeah' - www.yello.com), MOVIE TRAILERS and more)


www.imdb.com/name/nm0646297


edward.oleschak.info




skill


 

Studied Visual Arts and Fine Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. Film Directing seminar with Paul Grey (L.A.). Degree in Architecture from Technical University, Graz, Austria. Practical, creative, artistic education at all fields of intl. film/TV-production including PR (Publisher and Chief Editor of monthly Magazin T1), writing, directing, (creative) preproduction, development, working budgets, graphic design, production, CGI, postproduction, presentation, sales. Worked at the Joanneum Research Center at the Institute for Image Processing and Computer Graphics (NASA and ESA: Space Stereo Remote Sensing) and GRINTEC (Graphic Information Technology) in graphic software development, as Creative Director, as Art Director & Graphic Designer for public relations departments and as film & video director, producer, cameraman, video-editor, sound-designer, manager of musical artist, musician.CEO of 'World Entertainment Inc.', Filmproduction and Artist Management, Vienna & Los Angeles & Calgary, as producer, director and agent. Lector at university about 'Film and Architecture', 'Sounddesign and Filmmusic', 'Independent Film-Production in Hollywood'. 1995: In charge of production with TELEVILLE / CINEVILLE Studios Santa Monica, California. Journalist from Nov. 1993 to Aug. 1996 with a weekly special column about and around the Entertainment Industry as a member of the Motion Picture Association of American and Austrian Press Club and Foreign Press Correspondent, memeber of the IPA (International Press Academy, Beverly Hills, California) since1996. Official Representative for the international humanitarian Media Campaign by Dr.Thomas Druyen (Vice President Club of Budapest), Duesseldorf, 1996Adjunct professor at the Valencia Community College in Film Production Technology and holding class as guest teacher at UCLA in independent film production. 1996, organizing and holding the "Hollywood Semester" for the Valencia Community College for graduates of the Film Program by Ralph Clemente (1998/99). Independent production with the Jonathan Krane Group Inc. (Krane Classics) 1996-1999. Head of Production Yello Music And Motion Pictures & Soundproof, Inc. (2000). Winner of 'Best Dramatic Short' with the production of "Ice Cream Sundae" at the Fargo intl. Filmfestival 2003, WInner of 'Best Dramatic Theatrical Feature Film', 'Best New Media - High Definition - in a Feature Film', 'Best Editing Theatrical Feature Film' and 'Best Poster Art' for "The Affair" at The Worldfest Houston, International Film Festival 2004!

2007 joined with former studio head and legendary producer Daniel Melnick ( and writer/director Larry Arrick to create F3.

2009 he shifted his creative attention to 3D film-making and developed a giant screen project and the idea to “Architecture of God”

2010 Edward receives 4 REMI Awards for his work as a director. With photographer/director Michel Comte at work for a long form short, starring Rinko Kikuchi and, following his idea, featuring the voice of Robert Evans and legendary John Toll behind the lens.

Focusing on 3D and stereoscopic content creation, Edward works with Bob Johnston as a hub of international independent 3D  productions and distribution.

2011 first awards for his work in 3D and expansion to stereoscopic camerawork and more 3D postproduction - accepted as an Executive Member of the International 3D Society

2012 Executive Produced the International 3D Awards Show: “Your World in 3D!” for 3net (Sony, IMAX, Discovery), 3D Consultant and Producer/Director for Panasonic Hollywood Lab.

2013 2D & 3D documentary “AquaPhobia/You Are Not Alone” with New York based AquaSkills, starring Diana Nyad and the music of Tim Wheater as director/producer.

2014 to present Giant Screen 3D and 360 Spherical Media and State of the Art Research and development and proctice.




work experience


Feature Films / Feature Length Documentaries - Click for Updates


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‘INTERNATIONAL 3D SOCIETY: Creative Awards Show 2012’

2012

Executive Producer. Post Production Supervisor, A one hour special for 3net (Sony-Discovery-IMAX)


GAME: Life After the Math

2008

Post Producer, A documentary film by Froi Cuesta & Francis Delia & Dontay Kidd starring The Game, LA


RIPPLE EFFECT

2007

Post Producer, A film by Phillipe Galand starring Forest Whitaker, Phillipe Galand, Virginia MAdson,and Mini Driver, LA


REDLAND

2008

Post Producer, Period Picture directed by Asiel Norton and produced by Magdalena Zyzak.


PLEDGE THIS

2006

Post Producer: National Lampoon's Pledge This, Starring Paris Hilton


G.I. JESUS

2006

Co-Producer: A Film by Carl Colpaert, HiDef Feature, Winner Grand Price "CINE VEGAS 2006"


MRS PALFREY AT THE CLAREMONT

2005

Post Producer: A Film by Dan Ireland, Joan Plowright, Rupert Friend, High Definition Feature Film, Theatrical Released Dec 2005, Golden Satellite Winner 2006, Overseas Box Office Hit.


STEAL ME

2005

Post Producer: A Film by Melissa Painter, Sundance International Film Festival 2005, Theatrical Released 2005


SURVIVING EDEN

2005

Post Production Producer: A Film by Greg Pritikin, Michael Panes, Cheri Oteri, Peter Dinklage, LA


THE AFFAIR

2004

Producer: A film by Carl Jan Colpaert, LA, completed

Winner of 4 Gold Remi Awards at the Houston International Filmfestival 2004 - including for Best Dramatic Theatrical Feature Film and Best New Technology - High Definition in a Feature Film


DEAD END

2002

Post-Production Coordinator L.A.: A film by Jean-Baptiste Andrea & Fabrice Canepa, starring Ray Wise, Alexandra Holden, Lin Shaye, (2002)


ON THE ROOF

2001-2002

Line-Producer: A film by Sherwood Hu, Chris Tashima, Angus MacFadyen, Eliane Chappuis, (Los Angeles 2001)


LIGHTMAKER

1989-2006

Producer, 2nd Unit Director: A film by Dieter Meier (YELLO), Rod Steiger, Sally Kellerman, Sbigniew Samachowski, (Warsaw, N.Y. 89, Zrh,91, London, L.A.92-01) selected into Berlin Filmfestival 2001 Berlinale, Panorama


TIME SHARE

1999-2000

2nd Unit Director, Associate Producer, Post Production Supervisor: Constantin/Fox Family Prod., Nastassia Kinski, Timothy Dalton, (Los Angeles, _99/_00), Released Fox Family Aug. 2000, Theatrical Rel November 2000 Germany


BAR HOPPING

1988-2000

Line Producer, Post Production Supervisor: A Jonathan D. Krane Prod., Steve Cohen Film, Tom Arnold, Linda Favila, Kelly Preston, Anson Downes (Los Angeles, _98/_00) ShowTime Original


THE KILLING CLUB

1997-2000

Associate Producer: Automatic Media, An Antoni Stutz Film, Tracy Lords, Julian Bowen (Los Angeles, 97-99)


BAD TRIP aka: Tyrone

1998

Line Producer: A Chris Palzis Film, Coolio, Kevin O'Conolly, Ethan Suplee (L.A., 98/99)


THE LAY OF THE LAND

1996

Line Producer & Exec. Producer: A Jonathan D. Krane Production (J.K.Group, L.A./Orlando 96) theatrical release 9/97, 20thCFox HE


MAGENTA

1996

Producer, Music Producer: A Film by Gregory Haynes, starring Julian MacMahon (CINEVILLE/Televille L.A.'96) dom.rel:1997


FRENCH EXIT

1995

Associate Producer, Visual Consultant, Director of Video-Inserts: A Cineville Production, A Film by Daphna Kastner, starring Madchen Amik, Jonathan Silverman (Cineville, L.A. 95) rel: Sony Pictures ?8


THE POINT OF BETRAYAL

1995

Postproduction Supervisor: A Jonathan D. Krane Production , A Film by Richard Martini, starring Dina Merrill, Rod Taylor, Ann Cusack (Jonathan Krane Group, L.A. 95), rel: ?7 Paramount HE, E!


 

  

education


 

Vienna Academy of Fine Arts

 

     Visual Arts, Prof Peter Weibel

 

 

 

Technical University Graz (TUG)

 

     Architecture, Cand. Arch.

 

 

 Valencia Community College (VCC) Orlando

 

     Film Program, Prof. Ralph Clemente appointed Adjunct Professor

 


references

 

upon request: worldentertainment@me.com

  1. www.worldentertainment-la.com