President, Studio City
Joe Tamanini joined the Emmy Award-winning Studio City in the fall of 2003 and achieved meteoric success. After starting with the company as a production intern, Tamanini quickly rose through the ranks serving as producer/editor, head of creative development, creative director and VP. Tamanini is now president of Studio City.
During his tenure he has spearheaded the creative pitches and creative direction that has secured Studio City such accounts as NBC’s 2012 Summer Olympic Campaign, NBC’s 2010 Winter Olympic Campaign, “Live! With Kelly,” “Criminal Minds,” “Burn Notice,” “The King of Queens,” “White Collar,” “Anderson,” “Ellen,” “Everybody Hates Chris,” “American Chopper,” “Star Trek,” “South Park” and more. His creative strategy as well as his ability to guide the creative process has been instrumental in the success of Studio City.
Part entrepreneur, part visionary, he takes large, out-of-the box creative ideas and helps refine the messaging to the client’s needs, all the while creating award winning campaigns and spots. Tamanini’s ability to create compelling marketing strategies, brand messaging, and visual style while keeping clients comfortable with creative decision-making has played an intricate role in his quick rise to president.
During his career he has won multiple PromaxBDA North America Gold and World Gold Awards and has been a two-time PromaxBDA Rocket Award finalist.