Jefferson Keith LangleyPhotographer Male Los Angeles, California, US
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JEFFERSON KEITH LANGLEY
Mr. Langley always had the entrepreneurial spirit and leadership mindset since a young age. It began to shine through when he excelled in sports since a young age where he captained numerous sports teams to championships, giving him an essential foundation for success and achievement while successfully following his passions. Moving to Los Angeles from Texas at 19, leaving Brookhaven college early and his soccer career behind him, Jefferson began his twenty year career inentertainment/media working as an assistant for numerous top people and companies on such projects as; Gatorade, Smashing Pumpkins, OrbitGum, Coors Light, Dave Mathews Band, Quentin Tarantino’s A Band Apart, Propaganda, Sony Pictures, Kaye Films, Emmy award winning Paris Barclay, Wayne Isham, Nigel Dick, Kinka Usher, Silver Pictures and recognizable films like Starship Troopers, Tales From the Crypt and NBC/Universal series pilot Chang Family Saves the World for Misher Films just to name a few. During those assignments, Jefferson performed a wide variety of on-set or office tasks and skills like coverage, script analysis, story development, as well as hands on production experience.
Mr. Langley has done a variety of work for top notch clients in entertainment was commissioned to write/conceptualize a 7-minute action film for a Mercedes Benz worldwide campaign that was directed by well-known commercial and feature director Antony Hoffman, whom is represented by ICM Partners.Jefferson’s last feature film, he developed, packaged and produced titled, “Not Forgotten,” starring Simon Baker, Paz Vega and Claire Forlani, was released in theaters in 2011 by Anchor Bay/ Overture Films and was an official selection of the Slamdance Film Festival. His duties were developing the script, sitting in on writers meetings, giving notes, and raising the initial seed money from an investor from Wall Street to move the project forward into the casting and final financing stages.
Jefferson’s first feature film titled, “Random Acts of Violence,” he wrote, directed and produced; performing all aspects from shooting schedules to call sheets and negotiating deals with vendors along with the other basic duties that went with leading the film to completion. Random Acts of Violence is an urban cutting-edge thriller about a naive young man new to Los Angeles that gets caught up in a rich hip crew with a taste for trouble and blind morality, leaving him in the cross hairs of the blood thirsty Russian Mafia from Glendale. It received acclaim by sold out audiences at two top festivals Dances with Films and Slamdunk Film Festival in Park City. Critics and audiences described the film as “sensationally daring and bold film making, pushing the envelope with a raw youthful Oliver Stone flare and gritty punch of Tarantino.” From the success of the film, Jefferson was signed by John Sheinberg’s management/production firm The Bubble Factory, where he developed numerous projects with the company.Other projects that received acclaim and notoriety were a music video for worldwide electronic music artist The Crystal Method, “Bad Stone” which caught the eyes of top execs at MTV as an up and coming music video director. He was selected to be the co-star contestant for a reality pilot show called Home Grown Videos designed to discover top new talent in the music video field and have them go head to head where the audience would choose the winner. The winner would shoot a top music artist’s video of their new single.
Another project he produced was a short film titled, The Great Upside Down, starring Ethan Embry (Empire Records, Eagle Eye) and was written and directed Brian Klugman (co-writer/co-director of The Words starring Bradley Cooper). The short film was an official selection of The Japanese Film Festival.Jefferson was also part of the team that co-founded a boutique production and finance company with an investor from Menlo Park where he was President of Development and Production for over two years handling day to day operations, business affairs strategizing to diversify the company portfolio, optioning material, negotiating deals, leading writer meetings, while managing, developing and raising funds for the slate of projects. Mr. Langley began his writing career penning material in the science fiction, supernatural, action, thriller, suspense, mystery, adventure and fantasy genres garnering attention from professionals at top companies and agencies.He was hired by a film financier from NYC, owner of a media and land developing company, to consult and write a full bible/treatment for a fantasy thriller about the Greek god Apollo living in modern times. Another assignment Jefferson was hired to consult and write was a treatment titled, The Land of Fruits and Nuts, for Breakthrough Films with a first look deal with Drew Barrymore’s Flower Films. He also consulted and re-wrote the mind-bending epic thriller The Legend of David, a modern take on King David’s biblical journey for a film financier out of Washington. Some of the comments that have been expressed to describe Jefferson are “excellent plotter”, “incredible with action sequences,” “well-developed characters and arcs that resembles life in the truest form,” “a knack for cool and innovative high- concept hooks with wide commercial appeal,” “refreshing to meet a good guy with such a high creative skill,” and “Jefferson is destined for success in everything he chooses to do” just to quote a few.
This led to Mr. Langley expanding his reach and becoming a top consultant across all industries. Some of his consulting clients to date consist of top financiers, producers, writers as well as others like the founder of a jewelry line with a celebrity clientele being sold in top boutiques and developing into a global brand, a top political aide that worked for John Kerry, the Obama Administration as well as being a foreign ambassador, a former intelligence officer of the Department of Defense and Joint Chiefs of Staff and a successful Texas entrepreneur developing and building a new venture aligned with the oil and gas industry. Jefferson’s unique cutting edge techniques and innovative applications continue to garner rave reviews from his colleagues and clients through their referrals and recommendations as well bring new hope to assist his clients in achieving their true passions.
Before that Mr. Langley worked on the presentation and pitch deck materials for a sitcom being sold to networks where part of his duties were to work out the overall idea, shoot the concept images, and design the poster with the creator/producer. His knack for seeing to the core of things, coming up with innovative solutions, providing guidance and execution all the way through delivery of reaching the finish line. It shows in his work where he, not only assisted the co-founder of a brand based in Southern California called TAO Body Shop Gym and Spa in a clear goal strategy, logo, identity and grass roots marketing structure. He also applied his media skills and combined with his consulting with a music recording artist where he photographed and designed the overall promotional materials for events and next album cover.
Along with his current media projects, consulting and entrepreneurial passions, Mr. Langley continues his philanthropic work and helping worthy causes, along with his community. He is establishing Novoequitas, a non-profit organization that is geared toward change in the community and a resource for those looking for assistance to have a better life. Its current primary focus is a new movement called Nuclear Words bringing awareness to amend Freedom of Speech for modern times. We are the backbone of resources to uplift and bring humanity together through education in the power of positive communication in our daily speech to promote better living and eliminate negativity for future generations. The power of words and the destructive nature involving slander, libel, cyber bullying and many other facets effecting our communities today as well as children.Jefferson is also helping establish The Foundation of Mindfulness: Meditation and Wellness Center that is the vision of a thirty year Master Teacher Monk from Thailand. The center will be dedicated to the mindfulness that creates our everyday life more meaningful, effective and productive, leading to our path of enlightenment, true peace and happiness. It is for all walks of life, beliefs, religions, and modalities. The center will be equipped with meditation halls, serene sitting areas, grounds and walking trails for visitors to enjoy the peace and tranquility of its surroundings. He was also commissioned to conceptualize and write a Kickstarter script/campaign, for producer Darrin Nupuf's new media, music and news website set for android applications for undiscovered journalists to distribute their stories on their own news pages.
WORLD PEACE CAMPAIGN 2012 was a mission where Jefferson was hired to handle all media materials for and its board members.Jefferson consulted, developed and wrote the concept for a broad comedy pitch for former investment banker from Goldman-Sachs in NYC. As part of his philanthropic work, Jefferson completed an assignment - writing and developing the overall campaign and business model for PGF, a visionary program established by former gang members from San Diego inner cities. The program is created for current members of gangs and disadvantaged kids looking for guidance and opportunities to turn their lives around by becoming productive citizens of the future generations. The founding members hired Jefferson for his creative ideas and abilities to combine all the information in one image to help propel the cause, not only through multi-media channels, but also through written paraphernalia to seek support from communities nationwide.
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