Rutkowski - Event Organizer - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA

Nadja Rutkowski

Hoboken, New Jersey, USA


Event Organizer

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp

Work History

Producer - "Purrformance" (Award Winning Short Film)

SCB Productions (aka Sassy, Classy, & Brassy)

April 2010 - April 2010

"Purrformance" is a 4 min short, part of the NYC FilmRace. Written, shot, edited in 24 hours. Inspired by a true story, 11 crew members, 12 actors, 1 cat, special make-up, 3 locations, original music, and handed it in 3 minutes prior the deadline!

Won Best Make-Up

* Winner: Best Make-Up


Yeh Hai Life, LLC

June 2008 - January 2011


Yeh Hai Life LLC

June 2008 - January 2011

"Yeh Hai Life!" is a blog and company with a view from the crossroads, where India meets the World, and the World meets India, while celebrating life! With attitude!

Line-Producer on "Bubble Trubble" (Feature film)

Bubble Trubble Productions

May 2007 - December 2007

While having a full-time job, I coordinated crew, equipment, and locations. While on set, I worked on budget, crew payment, further locations, release forms, and yes, craft service.

An invasion of alien bubbles causes wacky behavior, while government agents tries to find the perpetrator and save the planet from bubble trouble.

Production Consultant - "Frijolito Go!" (Award Winning Short Film)

"Frijolito Go!" (Short)

January 2005 - January 2005

Quincy's rap-sheet catches up with him when he's convicted for drunk and disorderly and sentenced to be a party-clown for a low-income housing project in Queens, NY. He does his best to walk the high road but his intentions are tested when he befriends a young Hispanic boy with problems at home.

Brooklyn International Film Festival 2005 - Audience Award
Sarasota Film Festiva 2005 - Audience Award

Producer - "Pet Story" (Short Film)

"Pet Story" - Short

January 2004 - January 2004

A romantic comedy short in homage to Richard Curtis. A posh young Brit, down on his luck but out to prove himself, comes head to head with a strong minded American pet store owner. Chaos ensues in the once peaceful pet store where he finally learns to finish what he starts and she realizes there is more to life than business.

Long Island International Film Festival 2005 - Honorable Mention

Membership Director/Events Coordinator

Stellar Network

January 2003 - May 2008

I created and coordinated events throughout NYC for 20 up to 200 people, on a monthly basis, while overseeing the membership database.

Producer "Love & Stuff" (Award Winning Short)

2Sense Films

January 2002 - January 2004

Simon, a reclusive taxidermist, falls for his newest client, Lele, a vibrant sculptress with a deadly secret. She's looking to make her final masterpiece while he's looking for new inspiration. Together they find the risky power of last-minute love.

Festivals & Awards:
The Int'l Fest of Cinema and Technology 2005 - Best Short, Best Editing
Festival der Nationen (Austria) 2004 - Golden Bear Award
Maryland FF 2004
Palm Beach Int'l. FF 2004
New York Short FF 2004 - Integral Realization Award
Anchorage (Alaska) Int'l. FF 2003 - Honorable Mention
Austin FF 2003
St. Louis Int'l. FF 2003

Producer (uncredited) - "O Beautiful" (Award Winning Short Film)

"O Beautiful" (Short)

January 2002 - January 2002

Being gay bashed and left in a corn field in rural America takes an unusual turn when one of the bashers returns with remorse and a secret.

Festivals & Awards
Sundance Film Festival 2002
Palm Springs International FF 2002 - Future Filmmaker Award

Senior VP, Sales, Marketing & Operations

Terry Steiner International

May 2001 - May 2001

Distributing Hollywood and Independent films, and TV programming, to the non-theatrical market, ie. airlines, military, etc.

Senior VP Sales, Marketing & Operations

Terry Steiner International

From April 2000

Producer - "Slo-Mo" (Award Winning Short Film)

"Slo-Mo" - Award Winning Short

January 2000 - January 2003

A writer can't keep up with the pace of the real world and wakes up in the "Slo-Mo" world, only to want to get back to the real life and his girlfriend.

Festivals & Awards:
Virginia FF 2004
Sao Paulo FF 2004
Images du Nouveau Monde Festival 2003 (Quebec)
Rome Independent FF 2003
LA Int'l Shorts FF 2002
Uppsala (Sweden) International Short FF 2002 - Best Audience Award
Sao Paulo Int'l Short FF 2002
Bumbershoot/One Reel Seattle FF 2002
Nantucket FF 2002 - Special Jury Prize
Newport FF 2002
Nashville FF 2002 - Honorable Mention Best Short
Atlanta Film Festival 2002 - Best Student Short
US Finalist for Student Academy Awards 2002
First Run FF 2002 - Best Director, Best Screenwriters, 2nd Place Best Graduate Film
Sundance FF 2002
New York Shorts Int'l FF 2001
Austin FF 2001 - Best Audience Award
Telluride FF 2001
Official Winner Warner Brothers Award 2001
Screen Germs Award 2001
Haig Manoogian Memorial Award 2001

Assistant Director/Nurse - "Genesis & Catastrophe" (Award Winning Short Film)

Alien in New York Productions

January 2000 - January 2000

In a squalid German hospital, an overworked doctor tends to the difficult childbirth of Karla. We learn that Karla has lost three previous babies, and her husband is pessimistic about the survival of this one. But both Karla and the doctor believe this one will survive unfortunately, it turns out.

Festivals & Awards
Austin Film Festival 2000 - Best Student Short
Hollywood Film Festival 2000 - Hollywood Young Filmmaker Award


Senior VP, Sales, Marketing & Operations

Inflight Entertainment sales person for over 6 years, while having started out at the same company over 12 years ago as an intern. Dealt with clients from all over the world, face-to-face, phone and via email...all are important to keep up relationships.

Qualifications & Certifications


New York University Tisch School of the Arts

Tisch School of the Arts

Marist College

High School Diploma

Barnstable High School

Cape Cod Academy

Barnstable High School

Cape Cod Academy



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