Adam Reed has evolved into one of the most prolific and innovative talents working in advertising and television today, transcending the lines of typical commercial advertising, branded entertainment and unscripted television.
Adam Reed is currently the President of Thinkfactory Media. He started Thinkfactory’s rapid growth by co-creating Gene Simmons Family Jewels and was instrumental in developing a large unscripted slate for the company by producing hit shows such as: Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars, Mama June: From Not to Hot, Big Giant Swords, R&B Divas, and many more.
Reed has rapidly gained a reputation for bringing a unique perspective to every genre of unscripted television, ranging the gamut from comedy to drama, and in 2011 he became the youngest producer ever to be included in The Hollywood Reporter’s “Reality Power List.” Reed made his mark in the commercial industry by creating and directing the largest campaigns in the history of the Partnership for a Drug-Free America. The real-people campaign was groundbreaking and went on to become one of the largest and most successful commercial campaigns ever created for the Partnership for a Drug-Free America.
Reed has rapidly garnered a reputation for being a creative innovator that embraces and fuses together traditional advertising forms, modern media and unscripted television production as never before. Reed and Mullen advertising developed several branded comedic webisodes for GM entitled, “Used Car Ambush,” that quickly became viral was highly successful for GM. Reed has also to developed additional branded content with Mullen as well as TBWA\Chiat\Day, Robbins Brothers, and many others.
Reed’s original ideas have not only attracted notable talent and major networks, but also major brands seeking to integrate their products into his television shows. He has worked with a variety of brands and has directed commercial campaigns for clients such as Sony, Logitech, Sony, GM, Huggies, Skoal, Jello, and Lucas Arts just to name a few.
In addition, he was shortlisted at the Cannes International Advertising Festival for a spot he directed for The Philadelphia Phillies, and continues to work with some of the largest advertising agencies in the world to direct and produce various commercial spots and branded entertainment campaigns. He is also a children’s book author, and his first children’s book, Bee in the Sea, which has received national attention, awarded three first-place Royal Dragonfly Awards, including Best New Author. His second book, a book and plush set entitledReindeer In Here, was launched last year to massive success and has now established itself as the only legitimate viable competitor to Elf On the Shelf. You can see more atwww.reindeerinhere.com.
His recent unscripted TV series accolades include, Marriage Bootcamp: Reality Stars (WeTV), Queens of Drama (Pop), 4th & Loud (AMC), Chasing Nashville (Lifetime), The Hook Up (MTV), Spellmageddon (ABC Family), Big Giant Swords on Discovery Channel, Preachers’ Daughters on Lifetime, R&B Divas the number one unscripted series in the history of TVOne, Mounted In Alaska; Prank My Mom (Lifetime), Sinbad: It’s Just Family (WeTV), Unleashed: K-9 Broward County (TLC); Scammed (History); Chasing Mummies (History); KISSTERIA, Rookies, TEACH: Tony Danza (A&E); Female Forces (Biography); Dogg After Dark, a celebrity talk show featuring Snoop Dogg (MTV); Eddie Griffin: Going for Broke (VH1); Operation Wild and Battleground Earth: Ludacris vs. Tommy Lee (Discovery’s Planet Green). In addition, he had the honor of being the youngest director/producer to make The Hollywood Reporter’s Reality Power List.
Born and raised in Bakersfield, CA, Reed now resides with his wife, daughter, and son in Playa Del Rey, CA.