Director-Cameraman and Producer for 7 years at WCVB-TV in Boston. He won multiple Emmys and other awards at the Peabody Award-winning ABC Affiliate, called "Arguably the Best TV Station in America" by the New York Times.
He was captured by Zombies and forced to become a screenwriter in 1980 after selling his original feature screenplay "Interface" to Zoetrope Studios. Called "One of the Best Films Never Made" by American Film Magazine, the project resides at Paramount.
Proser did the major page 1 rewrite on "Top Gun"; wrote "Iceman", created and wrote "Innerspace". He Created, Wrote, Produced and Directed "Sworn To Secrecy (Secrets Of War"), a documentary series for A&E; History Channel and Pearson Television. He has written projects for CBS, NBC, HBO, Warner Brothers Paramount, Columbia, Disney, ABC and wrote the interactive game "Top Gun - Fire At Will".
He wrote the comic novel Talking Hoods, created the Graphic Screenplay, Treasure of the Oort Cloud . He recently wrote, Directed and Produced "Gaia Selene - Saving the Earth by Colonizing the Moon", a feature documentary on climate change, the energy crisis and mitigating the above by harvesting clean, renewable energy from Lunar Solar Power and Helium 3 Fusion, and is presently producing Space Power- A Convenient Truth.
Senior Feature Film Story Analyst
Warner Bros Pictures
1985-1992 Feature Film Story Analyst
Universal Pictures, Paramount Pictures, MGM
"Micronauts", 1 hour pilot, CBS Productions
1983-1985 Creative Executive, MGM/UA
1981-1983 Feature Film Story Analyst
1978-1980 Writer, "Jabberwocky"
Children's television show
WCVB-TV, Boston, MA
Writer, "The Baxters"
WCVB-TV, Boston, MA
Chair of the International Committee of the National Space Society which has observer status at the United Nations Economic and Social Council and also serves on the Board of Directors.
Work history has involved science education outreach for University and NASA contractor companies and school systems. I have also worked in the context of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities services administration in both inpatient and community services settings in Illinois and Wisconsin. I have a Master Degree in Science Education from the University of Illinois Chicago.
PRODUCER – CREATIVE EXECUTIVE
• Creative guidance and collaboration in content production and presentation
• Network, production company, and agency interface skills
• Scheduling and budgeting at all budget levels
• Post-production supervision in all media
• A sense of humor!
Creative Executive – Premium Cable and Features
Development Executive – HBO, Paramount Television, Think Entertainment
Consultant – Salem Partners Investment Bank for Paramount, Universal
Film & Digital Producer – Cable, Features, Series and Advertising Independent Features & Television:
HBO Original Productions – Lessons Learned. Pilot Producer
London Weekend Television – Strange But True – U.S. productions =
Showtime – Roger Corman Presents – 3 Showtime movies
ABC Family Channel/Actual Reality Pictures – Roseanne Barr. Pilot
Multi-Media, Event Management, and Commercial Productions:
IBM “Gil & Ned” – web campaign, Ogilvy/Eyepatch Productions
Mattel “Barbie Accessories” – ad campaign Ogilvy/Tag Team. 4 spots.
Disney Interactive, “Dumbo”& “Toontown” – l’Orange Films. 2 spots
Lexus National Dealer Show – Dick Clark Corporate Presentations
Intel eXchange Theme animation & video wall - Campos Creative Works, Home Depot 20th Anniversary theme videos. - Jack Morton
Fisker Automotive Fisker Karma Retailer Launch - Studio Creative
Ms. Terasaki has worked in film and digital production as a producer, line producer, production manager, and post-production supervisor –budgeting, scheduling, negotiating and supervising production and postproduction for just about every kind of production: national commercials, independent features, corporate presentations, broadcast specials and television series. Team leadership, communication, and artistic development are the key skills she has brought to all these productions. She line-produced a series of independent features starring Talia Shire, Elias Koteas, Mickey Rourke, Tom Sizemore, Enrico Colantani and WendyMalik as well as a pilot for Roseanne Barr, and post-supervised a pilot for Home Box Office.
Concurrently, she has several years experience as a programmer and developmentShelley Duvall's company, executive at Home Box Office, Paramount Television, and Think Entertainment.
She developed several award-winning movies and series, including Vietnam(with Lauren Bacall and Marsha Mason, TNT), Mother Goose Rock War Stories (ACE for best dramatic series, HBO), Dinner at Eight'n Rhyme(Shelley Duvall, Paul Simon, ZZ Top, Disney Channel), and Friday the 13th -The Series (Paramount). Several of these were multi-national coproductions. Recently, she has evaluated the creative content and market potential of multiple studio features ranging from The Bourne Identity to Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind for international clients of a California investment bank in addition to supervising a variety of freelance productions.
She is Assistant Professor, Producing, on the faculty of the Dodge College of Film & Media Arts at Chapman University.
Diplomat in US State Department. Science and Environment Officer in the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Washington DC, Samoa and American Samoa, Mexico, and the Eastern Caribbean. Organized science conferences and appeared as a speaker on science subjects before embassy and public groups.
Moderator of the public TV program, Space InSight. Interviewed astronomers, ex-NASA employees, planetary scientists, aerospace engineers, SEDS students, and others connected with space science. President of the Tucson L5 Space Society, Docent for the Planetary Science Institute, Board member, Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association, Board Member Moon Society. Space Science presenter at 2013, 2014, and 2015 International Space Development Conference and before other groups, such as the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association, Phoenix chapter of the National Space Society. Presentation subjects have included cislunar development, possibilities for life in the solar system, near-Earth asteroids, mini-biospheres in space, Mars settlement, solar power satellites, orbital debris, and space advocacy synergies. Published a series of space advocacy articles in the Moon Miners Manifesto, To the Stars International Quarterly, and The Space Review. Board Director for Region 3 of the National Space Society (NSS), which includes the US Southwest and all of Latin America. NSS International Chapters Coordinator. Vice Chair of the NSS International Committee.