Industry veteran and award-winning producer Marcus Vadas recently joined Newport Beach, CA based ChopShop Entertainment in the position of Executive Producer.
His extensive background in production, management, and business development make Vadas the ideal fit for the Executive Producer role. Vadas began his career as an art director at HEILBrice Advertising in Newport Beach then transitioned to agency producer where he became responsible for all the agency’s TV and radio broadcast productions. He worked with the agency’s clients including The Los Angeles Times, The Los Angeles Clippers, Ralphs Grocery Stores, Piccadilly Restaurants and the Los Angeles Tourism Board among others.  
He then joined forces with the Post Modern Group in Irvine, CA as an executive in charge of production before forming Vadas Production.  For eight years Vadas Production worked with agencies and clients including Regan Campbell Ward, McCann Erickson, Power Automotive, Allergan Pharmaceuticals, Pacific Communications, Palio Ignite, Saatchi and Saatchi, Cox Communications and HEILBrice as well as the Post Modern Group.
A highlight of Vadas’ career is the award-winning show OnAAiR, which he co-created with the Post Modern Group. He hosted, directed and produced the show interviewing CEOs of apparel, technology, advertising, retail, restaurants and beverage companies. OnAAiR aired as a series for PBS SoCal and Cox Channel 3 for three years.
In addition to his role as Executive Producer at ChopShop Entertainment, Vadas will oversee all business development and manage client relations.
“We’re excited to have Marcus on the ChopShop team.  He brings a strong background with a solid skill set in production. We’re looking forward to working with him on our on-going and future projects,” said Ken Anderson, ChopShop Principal.
Founded in 2003 ChopShop has grown exponentially over the past decade both on the client side and its production services.  Their client roster includes VANS, Virgin Mobile, Perry Ellis, Boost Mobile, Zeal Optics and numerous ad agencies. ChopShop offers ideation, production, editorial, design and animation to develop content for broadcast, digital and events.  
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