Allison Vanore is an award winning independent film and indie television producer who was born and raised in Wall, New Jersey. She resides in Los Angeles, CA but works in both LA and NY areas.
Allison’s recent producing endeavors include popular branded series, Lookbook: The Series, original series PAWDCasts (which she also directs), feature film, 42 Seconds of Happiness, and feature horror comedy, Love in the Time of Monsters. Past award winning projects include: original series Anyone But Me, Cost of Capital, SOLO The Series, and feature films, Hopelessly in June and Office Ninja. In festivals now: Of Teaching Killer Whales Compassion, Office Ninja, and A Boy’s Life.
Allison also produced an anti-bullying PSA called The Price of Silence as well as taught Online Safety to LAUSD students and their parents, local organizations and the LAPD Juvenile Division.
As a director, Allison partnered with actress and dog care expert, Pilar Kuhn to create PAWDCasts which will debut this summer. She also directed three episodes of Diary of a Wedding Planner and one episode of SOLO The Series.
As a writer, Allison has two episodes coming up on The Ladies this summer entitled, “Ragdoll” and “Our Song.”
When time allows, Allison teaches Producing Independent Film at the Los Angeles Film School and participates as a voting member of IAWTV.
From 2004 to 2008, Allison served as the Director of Creative Operations for interactive design firm, Georgopoulos Design Environments (now known as Design Environments), where she oversaw DVD, Blu-ray, Website and Video production projects for clients such as Disney, Sony, and Yahoo! Most notable is her work on Tarzan II which won a Best Direct to Video DVD Award. Prior to Georgopoulos, Allison worked for Franta Design Group in Irvine, CA on research, print and design projects for clients such as Yamaha Motor Corp.
Allison has a BFA in Media Arts from the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. Her student short documentary, “Let’s Play House” aired on local Tucson cable as a part of the student compilation program. During her time at UofA she worked for the KUAT Multimedia Distance Learning Program as a Student Director and as the General Manager of the campus television station, UATV. She was an Arizona Student Media Representative for 2 years. Allison was one of the creators of the campus daily news show, Daily Dose as well as responsible for campus programming for 3 years. She covered news events that include the Napster campus crackdown, the September 11th disaster, the Tucson Riots and the Nursing Shooting.
Allison is married to film and TV music composer, Rob Gokee.