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Tom Akel

  • Supervising Producer
  • Company: MTV Networks
Biography: At MTV Networks Tom is responsible for the creative content, product, and business development of Comedy Central & Spike TV mobile games, series, video, applications, voicetones, sms, and web presence. He's directed and produced MTVN's first made for mobile animated series, Samurai Love God and is the credited Producer on dozens of Comedy Central initiatives including South Park 10: The Game, the award winning Comedy Central Take Out application, and The Daily Show mobile poll.

Tom teaches 2 courses, and , and is an acting thesis advisor as an adjunct faculty in the M.F.A. program at Parsons School of Design.

Past clients in in creative content and technology development include Marvel, Nike, HBO, Gucci, Plumb Design, Swiss Air, New School University, and Canon USA.

In his spare time Tom runs an indie comic, animation and game studio, Heroverse, where he prefers the title of Overlord.

Areas of Expertise: Online Media , Advertising , Fashion , Film/Television/Video , Photography/Art , Print , Specialty Disciplines , Radio