Lawrence Costales
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Lawrence Costales
Producer/ Director of Musica L.A. - Photographer/ Videographer
Out Of the sack productions
Memberships, Affiliations, Unions
25 June
IMDB profile link
Facebook Address
Resume (Position, Network/Production Company, Year, Location, & Description) - you can cut and paste your resume here
Professional Background:
Jul 83 to Present Director/Actor/Writer/Videographer - Hollywood, CA. (Separate resumes available)
• Directed five (5) theatrical productions, acted in over 25 stage, film, and TV productions
• Independent Producer of cable programs and theatrical comedy writer (script doctor)

Sept 03 to Sept 04 Army Contractor; MWR/Marketing Support Supervisor; Combat Support Associates, Kuwait - Responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing activities and services in support of the overall Moral Welfare Recreation program
• Responsible for Marketing programs and events for both Camp Doha and Camp Arifjan, Kuwait
• Hosted AFE/USO shows and performers during military tours in Kuwait

May 02 to Jun 03 Archivist – Johnson Controls, March AFRB -responsible for doing research on DOD photo images and adding/correcting captions to identify equipment, weapons, vehicles, and historical events.

Jan 00 to Feb 01 Public Affairs Officer, Executive Producer of the Base Command Channel
CPAO, TVS, LCTV-10, MCB Camp Lejeune, NC. Scheduled weekly TV programming.
• Successfully pioneered /developed production company that provided original programming and Camp Lejeune news events coverage
• Managed all aspects of production from creation to completion, including scripting, photography, direction, and editing
• Supervised 14 personnel and daily functions of the Public Affairs Television Section

Sept 98 to Dec 99 South Com Operations Officer, II MEF, G-3 Future Ops, Camp Lejeune
• Coordinated and tracked movement of Riverine Training Teams (RTTs) in South America.
• Responsible for writing orders/securing country clearances for training teams attached to US embassies doing host nation military instruction
• Provided weekly reports to Southern Command on team member status, mission, scheduled personnel rotations and replacements

Mar 98 to Aug 98 Logistics Officer, Office Of Naval Research (ONR), Joint Countermine Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration, Arlington, VA/ Stephenville, Newfoundland.
• Responsible for supply acquisition and logistical support for ONR Joint Countermine Demo III
• Worked with local delivery agencies to secure movement of supplies to Newfoundland
• Worked as the advanced party ONR representative In Newfoundland
• Coordinated receipt of equipment and supplies in Newfoundland
• Responsible for contracting local agencies for logistical support

Oct 96 to Mar 98 Intelligence Officer, Executive Officer for Marine Contingent, Joint Intelligence Center Pacific (JICPac), San Diego, Calif. Security Clearance: SCI (Secret Compartmental Information)
• Responsible for administration of 8 man detachment
• Responsible for scheduling, monitoring and updating monthly intelligence country briefs

Apr 94 to Sept 96 Public Affairs Officer, Los Angeles, CA
• Marine Corps “Toys for Tots” representative on Southern California Advisory Council
• Provided military advisory support for Marine Corps approved movie productions

Mar 93 to Mar 94 Special Projects Officer, US Military Group, Navy Mission, Bogota, Colombia
• Responsible for planning and coordinating Sea Bee Riverine Construction in Colombia, SA
• Conducted site survey of potential construction sites for riverine bases
• Participated/Planed movement of construction funds of over $200,000 to various sites
• Engineer liaison between Sea Bees, US Embassy, and Colombian representatives

Dec 78 Cal State University Long Beach, Calif. BA in Recreation Management
June 06 San Jacinto College, Menifee, CA Multi-Media certificate – Sound Technology certificate
Active Projects
Taping Season II of Musica L.A.
Acting at CASA 0101 in A FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH - two more weeks
Projects Currently In Development (Title, Film/Television, Status, Budget)
Documentary of an art installation at the Monterey Park public library
Favorites (Film, Director, Television, Actors, Musicians, etc.)
The Blind Side, Ben-Hur, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, The Incredibles, Duck Soup, The Lord Of The Rings, Sgt. York, Gone With The Wind; Frank Capra, John Ford, Tim Burton, Howard Hawks, Ron Howard
Dreams & Goals
To make Money being creative. Any body need a photographer?
After 22 episodes, I hope to start the 2nd season of Musica L.A. with an other 20+ episodes.
Team up with a marking person to promote Musica L.A.

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Musica LA - 7 episodes

MUSICA LA - I have completed seven interviews with some great musicians like Qviolin and LA MISA NEGRA.

I now have a new web address -…


Posted on November 7, 2013 at 8:48pm

My Lastest Creation - Musica LA

What is MUSICA LA? A music interview program I created to get exposure to talented but little known or unknown musicians.

Grass roots Music Show for the rest of us.

There are hundreds of creative bands in the Los Angeles area and I want to…


Posted on September 24, 2013 at 3:22pm — 1 Comment

Master Painter/ muralist Frank Martinez

Just finished editing the documentary of Frank Martinez - it's 37minutes long.  Please take the time to view the short I posted here to get an idea of this project.  Will now start looking for distribution funding.

Posted on June 2, 2011 at 4:53pm

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At 7:17pm on July 28, 2011, Michael Palombo said…
thanks Lawrence(-:
At 3:34pm on July 28, 2011, Nushin Brooke Alavi said…

Because you enjoyed my pieces, I would like to ask you if you can pass along my website to your family and friends. 



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