Abby Berendt Lavoi is a nationally recognized Director and Producer, receiving awards and honors from the New York Television Festival, the Telly Awards, PromaxBDA, Broadcast Education Association, 48 Hour Film Festival, Colorado State Alumni Association, New Orleans Film Festival, and the Seattle International Film Festival & Skateboard Film Festival. She is a member of Free the Bid / Free the Work, Women in Film & Television (WiFT) & Cinefemme. She has worked with various media companies, which have spanned the industries of TV, Film, Internet, Publishing, Radio, and Music.
Her television credits include MTV, MTV2, mtvU, TV Land, Nick@Nite, and Current TV. Since 2008, she has successfully run Lavoi Creative, LLC (formerly TeamJADED Productions), a full service creative agency and production studio with her husband and partner, Jeremey Lavoi. She has created video work for Google, Pandora Internet Radio, Bank of America, SFMOMA, TuneIn Radio, Discovery Digital, MindBodyGreen, Complex, Marriott, Mastercard, IMG Live, as well as many other companies and various political campaigns. She created and produced the web series “It’s a Rough Life”, which was a finalist for the 2014 New York Television Festival’s History Unscripted Development Pipeline. Her team won “Best Film” at the San Francisco 48 Hour Film Festival in 2013. She produced and edited the feature length film, Rolled, which won “Best Editing” at Mockfest in 2012. She has earned five Telly Awards for short documentaries and branded content.
Abby also has an in-depth background in marketing & promotions, spearheading campaigns for HarperCollins Publishers, working in the Sony Music Alternative Marketing Department, and writing and producing promos for TVLand, Nick@Nite, and Current TV. She has a degree in Technical Journalism and Video Communication from Colorado State University. She was born and raised in Greeley, CO and has lived in New York City, San Francisco, and New Orleans. Her fundamental passion is to tell creative, informative, and socially relevant, cinematically engaging stories.