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Nicolas Cianca

Executive Producer & Professional Disruptor

Often found illuminating the intersection of Art & Science

  • Producer at ABC News Digital
  • Producer at Walt Disney Company
  • Producer at MTV
  • Founder of Lightbulb Factory, Inc.
  • United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, Sector NY
  • Location:
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Industry:
  • Interactive Entertainment & New Media
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    Nicolas Cianca’s Summary:

    Often found illuminating the Intersection of Art & Science.

    Provide Thought Leadership and Value Creation with Media, Entertainment and Advertising clients to extend the brand and user experience in meaningful ways. Educating clients on new ways to achieve strategic goals and disrupting the status quo.

    Identify business, creative, user, technical, architecture and budget requirements to meet the goals of a project. Guide creative & development teams and agencies to produce unique interactive experiences.

    Introduce enterprise clients to Open Source technologies, deployment & licensing models and the benefits of community developed tools offering wider resource pool and faster product delivery, particularly with “one-off” web experiences centered around time sensitive events in broadcast.

    25 years of commercial software development, architecture and management spanning an array of technologies and methodologies. Experience covers solutions for entertainment, publishing, CMS, IPTV, games, rights management, financial, space flight operations and consumer goods. Producing interactive web experiences since 1993.

    Following Columbia University came AT&T Bell Laboratories with the Unix group. Founded Lightbulb Factory in 1986, a software development shop that transitioned into a full service interactive agency.

    Clients include Disney, ABC, MTV, VH1, MTVTr3s, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, NBC, Apple Computer, Atlantic Records, Scholastic, Philip Morris, NASA, Lockheed Martin, CitiBank, Morgan Stanley, Digital Stock/Corbis, DOD/DCA, ICM, Marc Jacobs, CondéNast, PhotoART, ThinkHIV, Maazel-Villar & EarthPledge.

    Host of monthly mixers. Presenter and lecturer at conferences, panels, area schools and events.

    Active in the Producers Guild of America (PGA) New Media Council. Member of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

    A believer that analog has relevance which is conveyed in painting, carpentry, steel sculpture and photography.


    Nicolas Cianca’s Specialties:

    • Creating & Producing projects in Interactive Media, Entertainment, Broadcast & News.
    • Product Development delivering the best possible User Experience while creating value.
    • P&L Responsibilities, budget and revenue models clearly showing ROI on projects.
    • C Level management presentations.
    • Tween entertainment and creating engaging experiences for tomorrow’s consumer of content.
    • Technical background with deep understanding of all technologies used to deliver innovative experiences.
    • Products delivered for Music, Interactive Video, Digital News, Contest Shows, Live (broadcast & web) Shows, Community Content Management, Asset Management & Workflow, IPTV, iTV, Mobile TV, Prosocial and many others.