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Shahnti
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PRODUCER/TALENT EXECUTIVE

Shahnti is an Emmy Award winning Producer and a Peabody recipient. She has created and developed many variety/entertainment news and talk shows for NBC Universal, Telepictures, PBS, KTLA, SciFi (Syfy) and more. Shahnti was an integral part of the development team that created the Show, "Crossing Over With John Edward." In addition she was instrumental during the creation of the TV Guide Channel, the launch of Reelz Channel and the expansion of Blackbelt TV.  Shahnti has cast, produced and booked hundreds of celebrities throughout her career.

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No one else can secure a deal like Shahnti Olcese Brook.  She knows how to build relationships with executives, celebrities, outside production sources and crew. Shahnti has secured bookings with thousands of celebrities for television, music and movies for entities such as The Game Show Network, Reelz Channel, TV Guide Channel, CMT, “Crossing Over with John Edward,” and numerous pilots. She was an integral part of the launch of two major networks and has been instrumental in securing well over 10,000 interviews.

 

Shahnti has also coached many experts and celebrities in the art of being great and confident in an interview, she continuously looks for new business opportunities for her clients and employers. She has successfully secured roles for clients in various commercials, films and TV shows. As a talent agent and a managing partner in a talent company Shahnti knows how to develop a rapport with casting agents that have opened the doors to her clients for parts in projects like, "The Social Network," "Water for Elephants," "Dexter," "The Days of Our Lives," "Jimmy Kimmel Live," "The Tonight Show," "The Bullied awards and accolades: Documentary," to name a few.

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Most recently, Shahnti has produced two years of The Geekie Awards, a show for independent artists. Producing this show entailed all aspects of production from acquiring and managing sponsors to casting, crew staffing to talent booking, clearances to PR, event coordination to vendors and much more.

 

Previously, she was the Director of Production & Programming at Blackbelt TV the World's Martial Arts Television Network. Specifically focusing her time on programming, acquisitions and production (camera, audio, lighting, writing, live events, etc).

 

Shahnti served as the Talent Executive and a Show Producer for “GSN Live” at The Game Show Network. Prior to that engagement, Shahnti netted major celebrity interviews for ReelzChannel, the network for movie fans.

 

Shahnti has also worked as the Supervising Producer, Talent Executive, Field Producer, Field Director, Producer and Celebrity Interviewer for shows such as “GSN Live,” “TV Guide Channel,” “Crossing Over with John Edward,” “Leeza,” E! Style’s “Clean House,” as well as a Sweeps Producer/Consultant for Telepictures’ “The Sharon Osbourne Show.”

 

In addition, she utilized her talents as the Supervising Producer, Talent Executive and Field Director/Editor and Development Executive for network pilots including Television’s “State Of Mind,”VH1’s “Hollywood Tonight,” and the Telepictures’ ”Jessica,” NBC’s “Goosehead,” 20th Century independently funded pilot, “It’s Only Money.”

 

In the past few years she has performed as the Co-Executive Producer, Supervising Producer and Producer for KCED/PBS’s “A Place Of Our Own” and “Los Niños en Su Casa.”

 

 

During her work on these shows she was the recipient of the following

 

• Parents’ Choice Award winner: Spring 2006

 

• Recommended Television Program and Recommended Website. “A Place of Our Own” and “Los Niños en Su Casa” Talk Shows

 

• 2005 Peabody Award winner

 

• “A Place of Our Own” and “Los Niños en Su Casa” nominated for 2005 & 2007 L.A. Area Emmy Awards for Info/Public Affairs Series.

 

• “Los Niños en Su Casa” 2005 L.A. Area Emmy Award winner for Info/Public Affairs Series.

 

 

Personal Achievements: Secured and supervised a two year commitment for Martina McBride to be the spokesperson for the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) and Domestic Violence Intervention Services (DVIS) and initiated a commitment for Joan Jett and The Blackhearts as well as Jim Brickman to perform at a concert for the NNEDV and DVIS.

 

Shahnti has been praised by many of the Industry’s best; she is a recognized member of ATAS, NARAS, EPPS, WIF, TMA, PGA and the WGA.

 

Shahnti is now also current Co-Chair of PGA Green West.

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