The Village

In my career, I have had the honor and privilege to work with some of the most iconic talent in front of and behind the camera.  This is a collection of some of my favorite work, in no particular order.  There are so many creative minds and talents involved in the making of any piece, that it really does take a village.  The following people are only a few of those talents, but make up a great deal of the Village.  Thank you to  Neil Maiers, Mark Pellington, Wayne Isham, Sophie Muller, Nancy Bardawil, Trudy Bellinger, Kevin Kerslake, Nate Robinson, Jesse Peretz, Antoine Fuqua, Paul Feig, Dave Grohl, Shane Ryan Valdez, Jesse Dylan, Len Wiseman, Richard Murray, Chris Schwartz,  Thom Zimny, Tom Krueger, Maz Makhani, Nathan Cox, Frank Borin, Ryan Smith, Shane Drake, Norm Reiss, Cristopher O’Hara, Camile Taylor, Dana Marshall, Tony Kunewalder and many more. 

Biography

Joseph Uliano brings an added dimension as an Executive Producer / Creative Director from his individual experience in creative direction, filmmaking, fine art, advertising and music. He is the founder and Executive Producer of Black Label Content in Los Angeles.

Music Content

From live concert events and documentaries to music video, Uliano has produced some of the most watched music television. He has worked with iconic talent such as Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Beck, Foo Fighters, U2, Lana Del Rey, Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Tom Waits, The Black Keys, Gwen Stefani, Metallica, Maroon 5, Rihanna, Bonnie Raitt, Fleetwood Mac, Michael Jackson, David Guetta, Lil Wayne, Nicky Minaj, NWA, PitBull and many more.

Joseph has received Grammy awards for Best Long-Form video & for Best Short Form video along with multiple of MTV awards ( MVA’s).

 

TV

Uliano has also Executive produced Prime time television events such as, Fox Fall and Fox Winter Preview Shows, The ABC Fall Premiere, NBC’s primetime special event: “Fireflies: Faith Hill Live”, Lana Del Rey “Hollywood Forever”, Shondaland; “Thank God its Thursday” as well as Ron White’s,“Behavioral Problems” for Comedy Central.

He also produced Metallica “ Live in Mexico City”, Foo Fighters, Lalapalooza South America,  Muse in Madrid,  “Live Event” television for Darius Rucker, Avril Lavigne’s “Best Damn Tour” Tenacious D’s “The Pick Of Destiny“. As a documentary producer, Uliano also received a Telly Award for Best Cultural Program and the AEGIS Best Documentary Award.

Black Label Content

BLC is a creative content studio

Partners and work include:
•8 consecutive Oscars Campaigns,
•5 American Idol seasons including the launch at ABC
•11 Network upfront content and show productions.
•Multiple campaigns: NAACP Image awards, The AMA’s, The EMMY’s, The Espys, The Masked Singer,Dancing with the Stars
•13 episodes of “Dinner with Don” featuring Don Rickles, Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal, Sarah Silverman, Snoop Dog, Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler, Marissa Tomei, Jimmy Kimmel, Vince Vaughn.

BLC has won THE GOLD PROMAX BDA Award for Best On Air Consumer Tie In/ Brand Integrated Campaign as well as GOLD for Best Event Campaign, Best of Cinema and Best Event Spot for the OSCARS

 

ART

Uliano joined fine artist Francesco Vezzoli in the Italian Pavillion for the Venice Biennale to produce an installation called DEMOCRAZY. The project features Sharon Stone and French philosopher Bernard-Henry Levy .He also produced a controversial art installation with Francesco Vezzoli that received worldwide acclaim during the previous Venice Biennale. It was then invited for an extended run at the Whitney Biannual in NYC. The piece is a remake of the 1970’s film “CALIGULA”. Their update features Helen Mirren, Mila Jovovich, Benicio Del Toro, Gerard Butler, Courtney Love and many more. It was costumed by Donatella Versace.

Uliano, along with artist fine Bill Barminski, also created a video/art project for Baz Lurhman’s “Something For Everybody”, which gained much notoriety and sold over 500,000 copies.

He is also a member of the music/art collective SHYTEGEIST.

Uliano also was invited and sat on the development “Brain Trust” for Paul Allen’s “Experience Music Project” and was instrumental in helping to create and launch programs for the museum.

•He received his MFA from the American Film Institute in Los Angeles.

OTHER

Uliano was also a co-owner of the Hollywood hotspot and eatery IL SOLE on Sunset Strip, Picked as the “Oscars Hot Spot” by Good Morning America.

BACKGROUND

Joseph was formerly an executive producer at Crossroads FILMS, where he founded merge@crossroads, a Los Angeles, NYC and London based media and content company. Before joining CROSSROADS, Uliano was a Partner and executive producer of CRASH Films in Los Angeles.