Client liaison USA
Harry is the Founder of GPN.
Since 2002 Harry connects producers and production companies with a network of top-level production service companies internationally.
Tracosas began his journey into the world of international film production from Los Angeles base when he opened The Production Network in 2001. He later merged efforts with Production Point in early 2002 when he joined the Internet start-up as VP of International Production. Later that same year Tracosas resigned from Production Point and created Global Production Network.
Prior to these endeavors, Tracosas helmed the Miami Beach production services company Walk On Water Productions for 11 years. Building on his expertise as a producer and an underwater cinematographer, Tracosas led Walk On Water to become one of the most respected production service companies in the continental United States, servicing production companies from around the world.
Walk On Water delivered production estimates, location research, logistics coordination, crews and equipment, land-air-sea transportation and on-site production management services on commercials, music videos, feature films and TV projects during its time in business. While capable of providing the wide-range of production services, Walk On Water specialized in on-water and underwater projects.
Client liaison Europe
Julia is the GPN´s General Manager and co-owner.
Julia began her career in film production in 1995 in the German commercial film and TV industry. Julia’s expertise and focus was on the production of extreme sports in international advertising. She gained a reputation there as one of Europe’s leading commercial line producers and had the unique opportunity to experience first-hand the challenges of producing abroad. She also had incredible experiences while filming in some of the most diverse regions of the world.
In 2011, looking to expand her horizons while also utilizing her 12 years as a line producer of international award winning projects, Julia joined GPN as their International Production Consultant for the European market.
"The strength of GPN is being the extended arm for international producers and same time providing a safety net" – for the past 11 years Julia has worked very closely with leading commercial production houses in London, Berlin, Hamburg and Paris, connecting their producers with independent service production companies all around the world.
Julia’s strength is kindness, team bonding and trust.
Client Liaison USA/North America
Shannon is GPN's client liaison in the US, with her offices located in Los Angeles and New York.
Shannon's career in commercial production, branded content, feature ﬁlms and documentaries spans 20+ years and has enabled her to work with many of the industries leading directors, a few include: Bryan Singer, Barry Levinson, Spike Lee, Wim Wenders, Zack Snyder and Michael Bay.
Additionally Shannon has collaborated with such notable commercial directors as Noam Murro, Joe Pytka, Samual Bayer, Gerard De Thame and Steve Miller, to name a few.
In addition to her history as a line producer Lords holds an Executive Producer position at Mutt ﬁlm and has also held Executive Producer positions with Warpaint, Humble TV, Great Bowery and Stardust.
Given her vast knowledge of production, and her reputation for providing quality and kindness with every project she has been involved with, Shannon has also been fortunate to travel and shoot across the world.
Client Liaison France
Franck is GPN’s client liaison in France. Parlez-vous français? We do now!
A long-time producer within the French, and international production communities, Franck began his career in 1993 and continued his ascent to become one of France’s most liked and respected line producers.
During this time, he built up a solid network, coupled with a wealth of experience, on diverse commercial shoots for cars, beauty, corporate, sports, food, etc. Franck had the pleasure of shooting with, and learning from, many well known directors and celebrities.
Given his ‘hands on’ production track record of 29 years as a production manager and ultimately settling in as a line producer Franck is ideal for his efforts as they relate to client liaison. “I strongly believe that talent, money and time management are fundamental elements in the production equation, but it is also always a question of personality. Anything is possible if you get connected with the right people around a project”.
Tatjana is the marketing manager of GPN since 2020.
Tatjana has a long and respected career in the German Advertising industry.
Her expertise includes strategic planning and management for Ad Agencies, post production supervision, production budgeting and cost control, physical production line producer.
Tatjana also has a background in graphic design and conceptualization.
We are truly grateful for having Tatjana on board!
We are proud to introduce our newest German Creative Director and Client Liaison, Georg Dehghan, to the GPN family.
Georg worked in a leading international Media-Design-Agency with offices in Munich, Madrid and Buenos Aires. He worked as a senior creative director specialized in corporate design and high-end productions.
His scope of work includes moving image and new media from the conception and editing of OnAir promotion elements as well as directing various shoots.
Georg features a precise and creative vision for shootings under extreme and unpredictable circumstances. With his extravagant sense for the human factor he takes the spectator into the fascinating world of adventure without loosing a certain sense of irony.
Iris is GPN’s brand manager.
Iris began her career at the German TV station Pro7 as the deputy PR Chief Officer and remained with Pro 7 for five years before leaving the company to begin a family.
After taking a break from the production world Iris is now continuing where she left off, bringing with her the same professionalism, reliability and ambition she exhibited in the past.
Iris will be serving as GPN’s brand manager and assisting with our international client database. We're super happy to have her as part of our team.
Client Liaison India
GPN is pleased to announce the addition of Elias Kazmi as client liaison for productions originating in India.
Elias started his career as a production assistant in 1989 and quickly rose through ranks ultimately working in the reputed production houses of that time and in the Agency world as a line producer in 1993. Continuing to pursue a diverse career Elias broadened the scope of his capabilities as head of production and Channel V where he established, and ran, their in-house and post production projects while also managing TV shows and TV series for 4 years.
In 2004 Elias was approached by Turner India to establish and run POGO which produced original content and promos where he remained for 6 years before entering into the world of long format TV projects, TV series and feature films.
Chairman of the board
Geir E. Osnes is the Global Production Network AS (GPN AS) chairman and co-owner.
Geir is a Norwegian series founder who started his first company when he was 18 years old. He holds a degree in marketing economics from the Norwegian School of Management (NMH) and also studied advertising and marketing. When he was younger, he was a singer and songwriter. Stemming from his interest in music and marketing, Geir is currently chairman and co-owner of over ten companies in advertising, entertainment, film, sound and music, some of which fall under Geir's Norwegian holding company Skyskraper Holding Geosenso AS.
Geir has been head of the Norwegian advertising industry association "Kreativt Forum" and has thirty-five years of experience in advertising, marketing and entertainment production, both as an entrepreneur, manager and chairman.
Geir's strength is business development and an optimistic belief that dreams can come true.