AJ Someillan career began in 1984 when he was introduced to the world renowned musical boy group “Menudo”. His natural talent for photography led him to be recognized as “the youngest photographer in showbiz”.
AJ was also recognized in 1988 as the youngest club producer and event coordinator to the largest venue in South Miami Beach “Club Deco’s”, with over three-thousand capacity.
These two opportunities allowed him to venture out into many other facets of the industry, from club-owner to production manager. All the while attending school where he managed to graduate from “the International Fine Art College” with his Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Graphics and Animation; furthering his education by earning his MBA at “the University of Miami”.
AJ has always been a very active individual not just in the entertainment industry but also in the community, becoming a volunteer for the search and rescue of the State of Florida which first two missions found him assisting at the Value-Jet crash in the Everglades and later assisting in Hurricane Andrew, AJ was recognized for his undeniable service and was presented with the Key to the City.
AJ also joined the USAF-Aux as a search-and-rescue first-responder team, furthermore, he organized a group which are known today as the “Unified Hearts”, a group of individuals that range from activists to physicians promoting and reinforcing among the youth the means in which to prevent HIV/AIDS. AJ’s talent and experience allowed him to produce a unique annual event entitled “The Youth in Search of a Cure Concert” the event is simply the youth addressing the youth on such pressing issue, young college students and artists unite to detail all aspects of the event under AJ’s supervision.
His life ventures and accomplishments has guided him to many interesting and enlightening paths from finding his spiritual path to practicing what he mostly aspires, multimedia production.
Since 1988 Someillan has been in the entertainment multimedia industry, coordinating concerts and overall event coordinating for a wide variety of clients such as:
in Miami: SONY Discos, Granda Entertainment, Infinity Records, VANXY Entertainment, Menudo/MDO, Secret Society, Los Adolescent’s, Club DECO’s, Warsaw Night Club, Club Infinity, Latin Billboard Awards, Music Winter Conference, The Midem (Europe), Club Ozone, Splash Night Club, Power96fm South Beach Fest, Calle Ocho, Club Nue just to name a few…
in New York:
4040 Night Club, Copa Cabana, Latin Quarters, Metropolis Night Club, Madison Square Gardens to name a few…..
Puerto Rico: Coordinated a World Wide audition for the restructure of the famous group Menudo/MDO. Was the assistant coordinator and Producer to over twenty concerts throughout the Island.
in Fort Myers:
Puerto Rican Festival, Latin American Fest, Three Annual Youth In Search of a Cure Concert, an Authorized Celia Cruz Tribute, AIDS Walk-a-thon Hope and Rhythm Concert.
Coordinated Events in the following States:
New York (Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn), Florida (Miami, Orlando, Tampa, Fort Myers, Tallahassee, Gainesville), Philadelphia, California (Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco), Chicago, North Carolina, Georgia, Puerto Rico (San Juan, Ponce, Gurabo, Caguas, Narjito, Hato Rey, Lares) , New Jersey (West New York, Weehawken, Hoboken, Union City, Park Avenue), Boston, Washington DC,Community
March of Dimes, AIDS Walk-a-thon, Walk for Life (over 3000 miles walked), Unified Hearts (Reinforces the Education among the Youth the Means to Prevent HIV/AIDS)
Someillan was appointed by Florida’s Lieutenant Governor “Toni Jennings” and Secretary Health “John Aquanobi” as a Representative of the State of Florida reinforcing the Education Among the Youth the means to prevent HIV/AIDS. Was given the Key to Cities, and received several Proclamations/Resolutions designating Youth AIDS Awareness weeks;
Walked from Fort Myers, Florida to Chicago, Illinois where he met with Oprah Winfrey seeking help on the dire need to educating our youth on HIV/AIDS prevention.
These are just some of the many productions AJ Someillan has been directly or indirectly involved in.
Someillan has been recognized in the industry as a diverse multi-talented productions director in the entertainment field for example: Photography, Videographer, Concert and Event Coordinator, Graphic Designer, Public Relations, Video Producer, Marketing Director, Web Designer, Artist Manager - just to mention a few…
AJ is well familiarized with the following programs:
Adobe: Photoshop CC, Illustrator, Premiere Pro.CC, After Effects CC, Dreamweaver CC, Flash Professional CC, and InDesign CC.
Microsoft: Excel, Word, Visual Studio, Live Movie Maker, Publisher, Schedule+ and Works.
Autodesk: AutoCAD 13
Promotions and Advertisement, Marketing and Distribution, Concert and Event Coordination, Videography, Cinematography, Photography, Web and Graphics Design, Development Draw Design, Public Relations, Video Editing, Photo Editing, Marshall Sponsors, Project Management, Artist Management, Fundraising, Special Events Coordinator, Stage Management, Light- Sound and Stage Tech.