Rafaela Monfradini


cell: 917.592.1735

email: Rmonfradini@hotmail.com

website: www.gkrm.com

tumblr: rafaelanyc.tumblr.com



            Music Video / TV / DVD / Digital Projects   (New York, NY) :


Š    Josh Groban “Toys for Tots” YouTube video.  December, 2013  Producer for Josh’s annual video project which captures his shopping spree at Target benefitting Toys for Tots and his Find a Light Foundation.  Warner Bros Records.


Š    Billy Joe Armstrong (Green Day) and Norah Jones.  November, 2013 -  Producer for several Foreverly” Promo Interview segments for Warner Bros Records YouTube Channel. 


Š    Loud and Proud Records – Summer/Fall 2013.  Post-Producer for music videos and DVD content for Walking Papers “Live In The Kill Room” and “Live at the Moore Theater”, and Winery Dogs “Time Machine” Official Music Video.    Special Edition DVD for the Winery Dogs project will be released in the spring of 2014.


Š    Roadrunner United Concert Documentary DVD.  Field producer, camera of a 75-minute film about one of the most legendary concert events in Heavy Metal History. Features Slipknot, Scot Ian of Anthrax, Fear Factory, Trivium, Machine Head, Sepultura, Jamey Jasta and many more.   Roadrunner Records / Warner Brothers.  Spring, 2009


Š    Nickelback Tour Bonus DVD.  Roadrunner Records.  Field Producer.    Shot over the course of 6 shows on the band’s North American Arena tour, this DVD project was released worldwide in July, 2007 as part of the band’s official re-release of their 7X Platinum album “All The Right Reasons”.    Featured as a twenty-minute film that goes inside the lives of Nickelback as they play sold out arenas every night!


Š    Garbage Greatest Hits Bonus DVD. “Absolute Garbage” – Warner Music UK / Universal Music US.  Field Producer   An hour long documentary of the band Garbage that features rare, never-been-seen before footage over the course of their entire career.  Released worldwide in July, 2007!!


Š    Dream Theater DVD/EPK.  Roadrunner Records – Field Producer. Shot and edited in the spring of 2007, an eight minute film highlighting the band’s 21 year career and focusing on their new album “Systematic Chaos”.  Portions from the interviews set to be used in the 90 minute documentary bonus DVD which is part of the limited edition CD set.


Š    Madina Lake DVD / EPK / Live Music Videos – Roadrunner Records – Production Coordinator for  long-form EPK for the new Roadrunner Records punk band!   Shot on the road over a full week in December 2006.  


Š    Black Stone Cherry Bonus DVD /  EPK:  Roadrunner Records.  Production Coordinator of  9-minute film about this band.   Shot on location in southern Kentucky and in Nashville, TN.  Released as a limited edition bonus DVD in Best Buy stores across North America. 


Š    Jack’s Mannequin at Irving Plaza.   Maverick/ Warner Brothers Records Production Coordinator/ Camera.  Live concert production that aired as a half-hour show on Fuse TV in May/June 2006.   


Š    Head Automatica Live in New Jersey.   Reprise/ Warner Brothers Records.     Production Coordinator/ Camera.  


Š    H.I.M. Live at the State Theatre.  Detroit, Michigan.   Sire / Warner Brothers Records.       Production Coordinator / Camera of 13 camera live show in a major venue, and several interviews with fans before and after the show.   Handled releases and hiring of crew (5 Digi-Beta cameras and jib).  Aired on MTV2 in January, 2006. 


Š    Disturbed “Live at CBGB”.   Warner Brothers Records.  Camera / Production Coordinator. Disturbed live show at historic venue mixed with fan and band interviews.  Handled releases and crew hiring.


Š    My Chemical Romance “Life on the Murder Scene” DVD.  Warner Brothers Records.   Producer.  Feature-length band diary to be released on DVD in stores everywhere on March 21, 2006


Š    Green Day “Live at Irving Plaza”  – Production Coordinator of two live performance shows that aired on MTV’s “Backstage Pass Week” and Fuse in 2005. The individual track “Boulevard of Broken Dreams” was the number one music video on Fuse’s Daily Download for 4 weeks, and number one video of the year 2004 on Oven Fresh!!!


Š    Lovedrug TV Spot – Producer/Director of a 30 second TV spot that aired on Fuse and MTV2 – and also Producer/Director/Editor of a four camera live shoot at CBGB that is on the band’s website.


Š    Kittie “Into the Darkness”  – Director.  Artemis Records.  An episode of MTV2’s Headbangers Ball was centered around the debut of this video   the band hosted that show too.


Š    Sinch “All That’s Left Behind” – Director.  Rock Ridge Music


Š    My Chemical Romance “I’m Not Okay (I Promise) – Live Version.  Camera / Production Coordinator.  Originally intended for Internet usage only, this video was accepted and aired on MTV2 and Fuse before the main video was shot.   *** Was the number one video on Fuse’s “F-List” for “live music videos” in November 2005!


Š    Avenged Sevenfold, “Unholy Confessions” -   Warner Music / Hopeless Records.  Camera / Production Coordinator Spring, 2004. Nominated as Revolver Magazine and MTV2’s “6th Best Metal Video of the New Millennium!!”  Accepted and aired on MTV2’s Headbanger’s Ball and Fuse’s Uranium and Oven Fresh.    


Š    Every Time I Die, “I’ve Been Gone a Long Time” - Ferret Music.   Co-Director / Art Director.  Spring, 2004.


Š    First Draft, “Too Many People” – Innovative Music Network / Island-Def Jam.  Co-Director / Art Director .  Winter, 2004.


Š    Fall Out Boy, “Dead On Arrival” – Fueled By Ramen Records / Island-Def Jam.  Classic video!  Fall Out Boy’s first ever music video before they became famous.  It still airs on Fuse.   Production Coordinator /Camera.  Fall, 2003.


Š    Acceptance, “Permanent” – Columbia Records / The Militia Group.   Production Coordinator / Camera.  Summer, 2003.


Š    Sinch, “Tabula Rasa” – Roadrunner Records.   Super-8 Camera.  Spring, 2003.



Past Projects  (Rio De Janeiro, Brazil):


Š      MTV Magazine, Brazil.  Contributing Writer / Photographer.


Š      Zero Magazine, Brazil.  Contributing Writer.


Š      Warner Music Brazil, EMI/Virgin Brazil.  New York contact.  Interviewed Red Hot Chili Peppers for Revista Zero and Phil Collins for Brazilian television.


Š      Virgin Records, Brazil. New York contact.   Interviewed, took pictures and wrote story on Janes Addiction for MTV Magazine, Brazil.


Š      MTV News USA - Local Production Management for the Rock in Rio Festival (2001)


Š      Sony Music / Seven Music, Brazil.   General Coordinator (1997-2000)


Š      Top Hits Web Site.  Music Journalist, Publicist, Intern Coordinator  (2000/2001)


Š      House and Garden Magazine.  Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  Writer and Producer.  (2001/2002)


Š      Editora Globo (Brazilian magazine publishing company).  Contributing writer and fashion stylist for Revista Querida, (1998/2002)


Š      Editora Simbolo (Brazilian magazine publishing company). Contributing writer and fashion stylist for Revista Plena Beleza, Glorinha and Cabelos. (1998/2000)


Š      Editora Bloch (Brazilian magazine publishing company).   Fashion stylist for magazine EleEla. (1996/1998)


Š      Fashion stylist for the magazines: Trip and Grace.


Š      Manager and publicist for local bands (Aerosex, Veneno Perfeito, Second Come, X-Rated and more)  Rio de Janeiro (1991 to 1993)


Š      Natasha Records.    Management of bands, live events, studio recordings, radio and TV publicity, marketing and publishing. (1991/1995)


Š      Eldorado Records.  Publicist and local contact for in Rio de Janeiro (1994/1995)


Š      Caricia Magazine. Contributing Writer / Photographer in Los Angeles (1995)


Š      Radio Cidade (RJ).  Correspondent for from Los Angeles (1996/1997)


Š      Spotlight Records.  National TV Publicist (1997/1998)


Š      Stylist for Brazilian bands: Vinny and Mr. Jam (1998)


Š      Multi-Verao Kaiser Festival.  Producer and Publicity Department Assistant. (1993)


Š      Fluminense Radio Festival.  Producer’s assistant in Rio de Janeiro (1993)


Š      Coca Cola Rock Festival at Juiz de Fora.    Producer assistant. (1993)