Sharing Secrets, a series created by Lisa Nee, debuted on Lifetime as the highest-rated show of the primetime Lifetime line-up. It is a docu-drama series in which real, seeminly ordinary women share an extraordinary personal story. In this episode, a woman finds her real mother in a most unlikley way and place.
It’s a Surprise! on the Food Network was conceived and executuve produced by Allen/Nee Productions. Each show hosted by Marc Summers, is based on throwing someone a surprise party and at each party the food was the “star of the show.” This was an innovative way to infuse food prep with emotion and excitement. In this episode, “Just Married – Again,” a couple who had been married 33 years is surprised with a wedding ceremony they had always dreamed of but never had. Features a cake designed by renowned baker Sylvia Weinstock.
In this Intimate Portrait of Natalie Wood we were able to secure the cooperation of her family including; her husband, actor Robert Wagner and their two daughters. It follows Natalie’s career from child actress to full-blown Hollywood star, with 4 Oscar nominations, to her tragic death in a drowning accident. Personal interviews with those who knew her best, plus wonderful footage from her best known movies make this Intimate Portraite and all-time favorite.
Intimate Portrait Anne Rice takes a rare look at the personal life of the bestselling author of the “Interview With the Vampire” series. Included are personal interviews with family members, a rare visit to her New Orleans home and never before seen home-movies. The tory reveals that is was the death of her young daughter that inspired the ‘Vampire” series. Beautifully fillmed on location in New Orleans and artfully narrated it is no wonder this documentarty won the BAFTA, the British equivellent of an Oscar.
Myrtle Potter is a renowned expert in the field of consumer healthcare. Allen/Nee was thrilled to produce 12 informative pieces for the Everyday Health Website, Youtube channel and the Accent Health network. Concise and energetic, Myrtle and Allen/Nee created easy to understand segments about complicated healthcare topics.
Allen/Nee Productions is well-known for its short format work. We have produced “100 days of Holiday” with Sandra Lee for “BHG.com,” and over 500 segments for “Parenting” magazine. Print brands often ask us to create short video translations of their magazines. Examples include: “Entertainment Weekly,” “Instyle,” “Money,” and “Real Simple.”
Allen/Nee Productions, known for excellence in parenting programming, produced over 500 syndicated segments for “Parenting Magazine.” Allen/Nee also produced “Parenting” Magazine programs that appeared on the in-house hospital channel, “The Patient Channel,” and in-store networks for “Babies R Us” and both “Wal-Mart” and “K-Mart” TV. Lisa is both writer and producer on all of these projects.
In this Telly Award-winning documentary “7 Days that Changed New Orleans,” narrator Chris Matthews tells the story of Hurricane Katrina from the point-of-view of the local journalists that covered the story. With it’s unique perspective on Hurricane Katrina, it was not only syndicated by Hearst Television,but also picked up by the National Geographic Channel. Lisa was writer/director/producer on this project; all editing and graphics were in-house.