Before starting a precursor of Pilot in 2005, Venezia was the creative director of the on-air creative group for VH1, where he helped rebrand the channel in 2003. He got his start in television in 1997, writing and producing award-winning promos and spots for network and cable channels on both coasts, most notably NBC, THE WB, Food Network, Showtime, and VH1. He has written for television, magazines/newspapers, since 1995. He has taught screenwriting for the English Department at his alma mater, Rutgers University. He is a producer of
FIVE DAYS GONE, which premiered at The Brooklyn Film Festival in 2011. He is an executive producer of: BECOMING SANTA (World Premiere SXSW 2011/Audience Award); THE PERFECT VICTIM (Premiere St. Louis International Film Festival) , MAIDENTRIP (World Premiere SXSW 2013/Audience Award) and OUR NIXON (North American Premiere SXSW 2013).