Abby Moriah Berendt Lavoi

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Abby Berendt Lavoi is a nationally recognized Director and Producer, receiving awards and honors from the New York Television Festival, the Telly Awards, PromaxBDA, Broadcast Education Association, 48 Hour Film Festival, Colorado State Alumni Association, and the Seattle International Film Festival & Skateboard Film Festival. She is a member of Women in Film & Television (WiFT) and Cinefemme. She has worked with various media companies, which have spanned the industries of TV, Film, Internet, Publishing, Radio, and Music. Her television & staff credits include MTV, MTV2, mtvU, TV Land, Nick@Nite, and Current TV.

Since 2008, she has successfully run Lavoi Creative, LLC (TeamJADED Productions), a full service creative agency and production studio. She has created video work for Google, Pandora Internet Radio, Netflix, Vox, PayPal, Autodesk, MindBodyGreen, Bank of America, SFMOMA, YouTube, TuneIn, Discovery Channel, Google Play, Complex, Marriott, Mastercard, as well as many other companies and various political campaigns. She has worked on branded campaigns for companies that include Sonos, Mercedes-Benz, Infiniti, JetBlue, Jeep, Budweiser, Trojan, Wendy’s, Toyota, Prudential, AirBnB, T-Mobile, Gildan, Chrysler, and Francis Coppola Wines.

She created and produced the web series It’s a Rough Life, which was a finalist for the 2014 New York Television Festival’s History Unscripted Development Pipeline. Her film, Always There, won Best Film and Best Actress at the San Francisco 48 Hour Film Festival in 2012. She produced and edited the feature length film, Rolled, which won Best Editing at Mockfest in 2012. She has earned five Telly Awards for short documentaries and branded content. Abby also has an in-depth background in marketing & promotions, spearheading campaigns for HarperCollins Publishers, working in the Sony Music Alternative Marketing Department, and writing and producing promos for TVLand, Nick@Nite, and Current TV. She has a degree in Technical Journalism and Video Communication from Colorado State University. Her fundamental passion is to tell creative, informative, and socially relevant, cinematically engaging stories