The Bolero, Ravel              Link:  http://vimeo.com/7881392
Zubin Mehta
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Academy Award
A Bill Fertik Film                    

BILL FERTIK
Film Maker
 
Link to Bolero:  LINK:  http://vimeo.com/7881392


Bill Fertik web site link: http://www.billfertik.com/
 
Credits:
 
Director, The Bolero, Academy Award live action short subject.   
 
Writer, Itzhak Perlman in Russia, Emmy Award, Best Classical Music Programming LINK: http://vimeo.com/8020954
 
Writer/Director, The VII International Tchaikovsky Competition, Moscow, a 90 minute special which received the highest television viewer rating in PBS history. LINK:   http://vimeo.com/5841970
 
Writer/Director, The IX International Tchaikovsky Competition, Moscow. LINK:  http://vimeo.com/7338216
 
Writer/Director, The VIII International Tchaikovsky Competition, Moscow.  LINK: http://vimeo.com/8007853
 
Writer/Director, The VII International Van Cliburn Piano Competition, a 90 minute special.
 
Writer/Director,  Bernstein/Beethoven , with Maximillian Schell.  Thirteen hour series produced in Vienna for PBS, BBC, ZDF.
 
Director/Producer, Relations, produced for the National Endowment for the Arts as a PBS television special.
 
Director/Producer, The 1812 Overture, Seattle Symphony, a television special which has been translated into five languages for world-wide distribution.

LINK: http://vimeo.com/7360517
 
Writer/Director of wraparounds and intermission pieces for Live From Lincoln Center  and Live From the Metropolitan Opera, which include: La Boheme with Pavarotti and Scotto; Sutherland and Pavarotti in Concert; and Horowitz Live!
 
Director/Producer, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, a  television special for TDK of Japan which included:  Night Creatures; I Wanna Be Ready; Revelations;
and I've Been Buked.
 
Writer/Director, Funfit, an ABC children’s television series.
 
Executive Producer, Conspiracy of Hope,  Amnesty International 11 hour live syndicated broadcast.
 
Writer/Producer/Director Conspiracy of Hope  Public Service Announcements for Amnesty International which include, among others:
 
       John Huston, Meryl Streep, Sam Waterston, Carly Simon, Robin Williams
       Pat Benatar, Marlo Thomas, Tyne Daly, Jamie Lee Curtis, Glenn Close,
       Michael York, Marsha Mason, Richard Dreyfus, Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson,
       Ron Silver, Robert DeNiro, Richard Beltzer and Elliot Gould.

Ga Guerra. Short shot in Haiti  Link: http://vimeo.com/5847708
 

Director, Human Rights Now, campaign tour for Amnesty International.
 
Bill Fertik has directed major advertising campaigns in the US, Europe, the Middle East, South Africa, South America working in several languages.  He has received all major awards in the commercial field.  Clients include:  AT&T, Barilla, Bauli, Chipsy, Danon, Ferrarelle, Ferrero, Fiat, Findus, First Union Bank,
General Foods, Israel Board of Tourism, Knorr,  Lech Beer, Lines, Moment,
Nestle, Oil of Olay, Parmalot, Perugina, Ramazzotti, VIP Phone.
 
 
 
Awards
 
Academy Award, Live Action Short Subject
Emmy Award, Best Classical Music Programming
Emmy Awards, Writer/Director of 4 Television Programs
Gold Medal, Atlanta Film Festival
Gold Medal, New York Film Festival
Cine Golden Eagle
Jack London Award
Edinborough Film Festival Award
Red Ribbon Award, American Film Festival
Award of Merit, Melbourne Film Festival
Gold Cup, Best of Festival, Buenos Aires Film Festival
Chris Award
The Ace Award, Best Television Entertainment Program, 1984
The Monitor Award, First Prize for Direction
  First Prize for Editing
Best Entertainment Production Award
Link to Bolero:  http://vimeo.com/7881392