INCITE PRODUCTIONS

Incite creativity!

 

About Us

 

Nurturing the best in us all, reaching out, bringing out, creating a greater humanity. The resolve to make this world a better place. We incite, induce, encourage, goad,  prod, provoke, spur, instigate, stimulate, urge on, act on, enjoin, walk what you talk. Create community, unity, a purpose, goal , mastery, character, sensitive notes, a depth of vision capturing the reflection. A strategic guide to creativity, great care, precision in execution, the art of enlightenment, awakenings, Renaissance spirits, the essence of beauty lies in truth.

 

TERRI NEW - OwnerTerri New/Multi-Media Producer

 

INCITE PRODUCTIONS is owned and operated singularly by Terri New. Teams and subject matter experts are generally subcontracted in  accordance with project contracts.We have completed many challenging projects involving video, the web, music and content management and online promotion and training.  We have produced many international video projects, designed websites and created and designed curriculum.

 

Ms. New has a history of producing a unique blend of Arts & Activism, such as with Project Booklift, a nationwide project which airlifted 400,000 books to the new democracies of Eastern Europe.  New was awarded the Santa Barbara Woman of the Year for 1995 and the Soroptimist’s Woman of Distinction in Los Angeles and Santa Barbara in 1993.  In David Forward’s book “Heroes After Hours” in which she is featured, she is described as a woman “who makes things happen.”  Creator/Producer of many national and international projects, she has been producing many different kind of artistic projects for 20 years.   

 

Terri has been a singer-songwriter-recording artist for 30 years and her arranger/partner is Bob Esty who has produced the likes of Barbara Striesand, Bette Middler, Donna Summer, Cher, Julio Iglesias to name a few. As a playwright, in 1990 Terri wrote and produced with Bob, Voices of the Velvet Revolution at the Wilshire Ebel Theater.  They took the show to Europe with Poet, James Ragan, a Pulitzer Prize nominee with Terri performing the songs of the show.

 She has recently been getting airplay in London on SW Radio Africa for a song she wrote and recorded “Zimbabwe Drums”.

This song features the musical talents of many well-known international musicians including Castle Wall, the famed horn section on Michael Jackson’s Thriller album. Denny Seiwell (credits include Joe Cocker, Wings, Pablo Cruise) Bassist, Bob Glaub (credits include Jackson Brown), percussionist Bill Summers (credits include Herbie Hancock) and on Drums, Rick Slazer (credits include James Taylor, Rod Stewart). Terri’s backup singers include Beth Anderson who is known for her vocals on the “Never Ending Story” theme song.

 

Terri was also invited to sing at President Havel’s, (the playwright President from the Czech Republic) convocation at UCLA Royce Hall, Los Angeles, CA.

Terri also performed as the headliner for fundraising efforts for Childhelp USA in Montecito, CA at the Music Academy.

 

In 1991 she created a documentary “Rebirth of a Nation,” and associate-produced this with KEYT, an ABC affiliate, this won the Golden Mike Award for best documentary.  She produced a project in India on Rotary International’s Group Study Exchange (GSE) and shot footage for the Rotary Polio Plus Campaign.  As a Producer, Writer and Videographer she specializes in creating multi-media applications Terri has spent the last ten years developing an educational-entertainment family curriculum project in a multi-media venue.  This is an activity-oriented series with a creative musical theater emphasis and incorporates the use of the World Wide Web, CD-ROM & DVD in engaging active participation from its viewers.  Terri also served as associate producer of an educational video series with The California Seafood Council (CSC), about "Fisher Folk" in collaboration with the California State School of Education. 

 

She also composed and produced the musical score for the series. Terri produced a CD-ROM highlighting the work of internationally renowned photographer Emil Muench. Terri also produced three CD-ROM and a DVD projects on the Fishing Industry. Among projects currently in production are several promotional CD-ROM/DVD projects for African Companies highlighting the safari industry. As well as a series, “Master Teachers of American Theater” shot in NY City and at the Yale campus in Connecticut with notables of the theater world as Earle Gister and Ming Cho Lee, and their impact on several generations of American actors. Ms. New has concentrated her talents on the continent of Africa for the last several years producing promotional projects for the Safari and Real Estate Industry.

 

Terri has lives in beautiful Prescott, Arizona with her South African Husband, Louis van Tonder, her horse Sundance and two lively Jack Russell's, Bella and Butah. 

 

AWARDS:

Woman of the Year - Santa Barbara 1995

Selected by the Santa Barbara Board of Supervisors - Woman's Commission

Woman of Distinction, International Goodwill, 1993

Soroptimists, Santa Barbara, CA.

Woman of Distinction, International Goodwill, 1993

Soroptimists, Los Angeles, CA

Terri is the proud YaYa of 5 Grandkids. Her grandson Tyler asked her to write a song for them.

Here is the song she composed and sang featuring her three boys!

 

 

 

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