Nickelodeon Creative Advertising executive to talk about advertising production

The Grady College Department of Advertising and Public Relations will host Hafeez Saheed, vice president of production for Nickelodeon Creative Advertising, Wednesday, Oct. 22 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. His talk, “Production in Motion: The Advertising Production Process,” will take place in the college's Drewry Room.

Saheed spent 15 years in production at Saatchi & Saatchi working on all the major brands including General Mills and Procter & Gamble before joining Nickelodeon in 2009. He has worked with talent from Beyonce to SpongeBob and spanned the globe producing commercials from New Jersey to New Zealand. He served on the panel of Shoot Magazine New Directors Showcase in 2013. He attended Hunter College and earned a graduate degree at St. John's University.

In addition, Saheed has worked on several short films, winning awards for his student film and short film work. He also teaches an Advertising Production course at School of Visual Arts.

Date: October 20, 2014
Author:  Katelyn Lewis, klewis@uga.edu