Jeffrey M. Freedman has been writing professionally
for over a quarter century.
His credits include work for Business Week (Canadian
Bureau Chief), Barron's (London Correspondent), The
National Law Journal (Prague Correspondent), Asia
Times (Washington, D.C. Bureau Chief), The Toronto
Star (Weekly Columnist), The Washington Times (Arts
Reviewer), The New York Observer (City Beat), The Los
Angeles Times (Arts & Leisure Reporter), and several
other major publications.
Public and private sector agencies and publications he
has written for include the National Aeronautics &
Space Administration/NASA (Commercial Payload
Division), Honda, Bethesda Health & Human Services,
American Express, Ontario Housing Commission, DuPont,
RagingBull.com, Trade Bridge International.com,
American College of Cardiology, Canadian Consulting
Engineer, and Ocular Surgery News.
He has written books and contributed to manuscripts
for HarperCollins Publishers, Time Warner Books, St.
Martin's Press, and Oxford Books.
In addition to his career in journalism and
publishing, Jeffrey is the writer of the screenplay
'VIVALDI', soon to be a major motion picture
about the Baroque composer of The Four Seasons,
Antonio Vivaldi. The film's all-star cast includes
Joseph Fiennes, Gerard Depardieu, Malcolm McDowell and
Jacqueline Bisset, and is slated for production and
release in 2008.
Jeffrey is also principal Lyricist for Toronto band, "The Deck Chairs", and has written poetry
for art installations for distinguished poets such as
Filipino painter, Rene Robles. He is an accomplished
artist and photographer and his current screenplay is
being co-produced by Quentin Tarantino's former
production partner, Rand Vossler.
Pro bono activities include volunteer literacy work
with social service agencies in the Bronx, New York
(reading and writing tutoring with at-risk teens),
housing consultation and grant writing work for
housing agencies in the Washington, D.C. area, animal
rescue and welfare work in Los Angeles, Toronto,
Washington, D.C. and New York, and literacy volunteer
work in Los Angeles and Detroit. Currently, Jeff is spearheading the openning of a branch of
Global Vision in Los Angeles. Global Vision
is a not-for-profit, volunteer organization
based in Toronto which gets eyeglasses to those who need them most in third world countries.
(See "Links" page for a link to their website)