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Kevin Shuster

Executive Creative Producer and Interactive Storyteller

As the Head of Production at MC2 Experiential Studio, Kevin oversees all aspects of physical and digital production for immersive environments, mobile tours, “live” events, activations, PR stunts and pop-up installations from concept to design to production to build/fabrication and install for studios, entertainment companies and lifestyle brands.

 

Prior to MC2, Kevin supervised the interactive production for all of Team One's (Saatchi & Saatchi) entertainment and lifestyles accounts, new business and internal agency projects, while managing and mentoring a team of associate to senior level producers.  In addition, he lead the virtual (VR) and augmented reality (AR) production for the Agency.

 

Previous to Team One, Kevin was a Senior Interactive Producer/Account Director at Phelps Agency where he worked on Panasonic Solutions Company, Travel Corp., as well as other Web and interactive business. Prior to that, he was a Technical Supervising Producer for Warner Bros, worked as a Senior Producer/Director of Creative Services for an e-commerce-mobile app company, and created and managed one of the first in-house multimedia divisions at a Chicago-based full-service communications agency. 

 

Kevin is a true team builder. A technical and creative integrated producer, with in-depth experience in digital production for enterprise and CMS driven websites, mobile applications, online advertising, social media, video, animation, out-of-home display, trade show and location-based activations.

Kevin has designed and produced interactive experiences for national and global brands including: Lexus, Lexus Dealer Association, Samsung, The Ritz-Carlton, JW Marriott, HSBC, Johnson & Johnson, Panasonic, Baxter Healthcare, EA (Electronic Arts), 2K Games, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Travel Corp., Warner Bros., LensCrafters, and many others.

In addition to working in production for brands, Kevin worked in development and production of TV and feature films at Cindy Cowan Entertainment (known for Syriana and Very Bad Things) and for Valhalla Motion Pictures (Gale Anne Hurd - known for Walking Dead, Aliens, The Abyss and The Terminator).

 

He is also a screenwriter, director and producer of feature films, TV, short narratives, 360 films for 4 Moon Entertainment. Kevin has written 20+ screenplays and teleplays and is a graduate of the screenwriting and Improv programs at The Second City Training Center in Chicago. Visit his IMDB page.

In Chicago, Kevin marketed and produced "live" sketch comedy at theater venues such as The Second City, Victory Gardens Theater, Mercury Theater, The Cornservatory and others.

Kevin has a BFA in Scientific Illustration from University of Georgia and a Masters of Medical Science in Biomedical Visualization (Medical Illustration) from the University of Illinois at Chicago.  He completed his thesis in Virtual Reality (VR) for Medicine.

Skills
  • Departmental oversight, budgeting and management

  • Internal and external team building, management and mentoring 

  • SOWs, RFPs and new business development/presentation

  • Experiential marketing and production (trade show, pop-ups, activations, OOH, etc.)

  • Virtual and augmented reality, and emerging technologies

  • Website and e-commerce production (full lifecycle)

  • Mobile application production

  • Video, 360, 2D & 3D animation

  • Digital media production (online banners, rich media and mobile)

  • Social Media production and integration

  • RM/Email campaigns

  • Design and Illustration

  • UX/UI Experience Design

  • EMEA, LATAM and APAC

  • Agile and Waterfall project management methodologies

  • Cross platform expertise​

  • Directing and screenwriting

  • Casting with Non-Union and SAG/AFTRA

Contact

Email - kashuster@gmail.com

Tel - 323.898.5056