DONOVAN DE BOER: Producer | Creator
Donovan de Boer is an award winning visual artist, nominated as one of the “Top 30 Entrepreneurs under 30” in 2003 by the Tampa Bay Business Journal, accomplished commercial/television/ feature film writer/ director/producer, and responsible for the creative development and successful launch of a countless variety of multi-million dollar entertainment, hospitality, and corporate advertising campaigns, architectural projects, and multi-industry/multi-media franchises.
Mr. de Boer holds an Applied Science Degree in Advertising & Commercial Art from Marchman Tech, two Science Degrees in Marketing, Product Packaging and Design, from the University of Tampa and Remington College, respectively, a double degree in Directing and Cinematography from LAFilm School and brings over 20 years of professional agency expertise in new media design, product development and packaging, industrial/quick serve and architectural design, creative direction, marketing, branding, and high performance new business concepts to Vyrtuoso, Inc.
In 2001, he launched his career taking on the reins as Creative Director and CEO of Morningblue Media Inc., a full service boutique East Coast Advertising Firm and has since, over the span of his illustrious career, produced outstanding, highly profitable creative assets for a full spectrum of national and international brands including Coca-Cola, Disney, Jose Cuervo, Pepsi, Nestle (Istanbul), Naked Juice, T-Mobile, Luxor, Caesars Palace: LINQ, Las Vegas, Howard Hughes Corporation’s PIER 17 Manhattan FAME Complex, Hollywood & Highland, Stacked, Howl at the Moon, and Sugar Factory, as well as being the brand manager for over 15 franchise hospitality and restaurant properties managed by HIG, Las Vegas.
Since he moved to Los Angeles in 2006, Mr. de Boer has created and launched entertainment marketing media assets for a string of successful properties including FALCON RISING starring Michael Jai White (Batman Begins, Spawn), SKIN TRADE starring Dolph Lundgren (Rocky IV) and Toni Jaa (Ong Bak Trilogy), POKER NIGHT starring Ron Perlman (Hellboy, Sons of Anarchy), FOR GREATER GLORY starring Andy Garcia (The Untouchables) and Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives), TREASURE HUNTERS starring John Rhys-Davies (Indiana Jones Trilogy) , BEYOND THE MOONWALK featuring Michael Jackson, BAD ASS BIKERS starring heavyweight champion James “The Beast” Wilson (UFC, BELLATOR), the Award Winning film CRU starring Harry J. Lennix (Matrix Trilogy) and Richard T. Jones (Godzilla), and the critically acclaimed film IJE starring Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde (Last Flight to Abuja); which went on to become the highest grossing film ever made in Africa.
In the coming year Mr. de Boer has teamed up with Michael Jai White and his recently launched production company JAIGANTIC Entertainment, to co-produce an MMA fitness app and several films including KING OF VAMPIRES, THE MOOR and THE OUTLAW JOHNNY BLACK. In addition to these projects well under way, Mr. de Boer brings several high profile clients and partnerships with him to the Vyrtuoso venture including Glassrock Entertainment, LLC, ViewText LLC, NWVA (National Womens Veterans Association), Cinemoi Network, and HIG Management, Las Vegas. Mr. de Boer currently services these clients from his offices at WEWORK, in the Fine Arts Building, downtown Los Angeles and WEWORK, in Amsterdam, Netherlands.