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Harry Cheney

Harry Cheney

Sound Design

Somewhere beneath Harry’s placid exterior must rage a creative fire, the kind that could fuel the inspired sound editing he contributed as part of the design team that won an Academy Award for the blood-curdling soundtrack on Bram Stoker’s Dracula.

His long list of industry credits include feature films like Legends of the Fall, Bottle Rocket, Guarding Tess, Poetic Justice and The Mirror Has Two Faces. His TV movie and series projects include Intruder, I Want to Live, Dead by Sunset, Smallville, Gilmore Girls and Deadwood. He has earned numerous Emmy and Golden Reel nominations.


Rick Eisleben

Rick Eisleben

Director-Cameraman

Rick is one of the most experienced, talented and in-demand directors working in inspirational media today. His Emmy winning creative skills include both single camera production and multi-camera live-via-satellite arena events. Past clients have included ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, PBS, HBO and many others.

A seasoned traveler, on-location assignments have taken Rick to 57 countries on 6 continents across the globe. His TV work has also won or been nominated for multiple Telly, Ace, Dove, Angel, Axiem and U.S. Film & Video awards. Rick is a proud graduate of Chapman University.


Emilio Espinosa

Emilio Espinosa

Producer-Editor

Emilio has been designing custom media for over a decade. Recently, his creative work has appeared on the TV series Answers with Bayless Conley, Breakthrough and The Dream Center. Possessing unique skills and techniques in both editing and media design, he is proficient with Avid Media Composer, Adobe After Effects & Photoshop, NewTek Lightwave and other cutting-edge digital applications

His personal style is heavily influenced by video jockey (VJ) performances, video game aesthetics and Japanese pop-culture. However, Emilio also delivers clean, high-quality corporate and commercial materials on par with network television, utilizing edgier touches when appropriate. His projects have won 3 Tellys in “Use of Graphics”, plus an Aurora for “Editing”. Emilio is a voting member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (Emmys).


Andreas Kisslinger

Andreas Kisslinger

Producer (Europe)

Based in Vienna, Austria, Andreas manages cross:media group, which develops internet portals, streaming solutions, television programming and value-based ad solutions. His company specializes in broadcast translation into various diverse languages including German, Mandarin, Russian and Hindi. He has a keen understanding of the specific needs (and requirements) of both secular and faith-based organizations.

A graduate of Leopold-Franzens Universität in Innsbruck, Andreas has his creative finger on the changing pulse of European culture and trends – especially youth media – and provides our group with valuable conceptualization, advice and strategies for international programming and production.


Don Maynard

Don Maynard

Producer-Editor

Don has been a producer/editor for over 20 years, focusing on corporate and documentary projects. He has produced numerous large-scale, multi-camera studio productions, as well as many one or two-camera international location productions. He has done work for World Vision, Mattel, Cohen Brown Management Group, UCLA, Nestlé, CBN, NBC, Panasonic, Unisys, National League for Nursing, Rotary International, and many others.

While Don is primarily a PrEditor, he also has extensive experience shooting video and directing. He is familiar with a broad range of camera equipment covering virtually all digital formats. He is also an accomplished still photographer. The 168 Film Festival awarded Don his most recent award, BEST DOCUMENTARY for his short film “The Wheelchair Angel.”


Mark Myers

Mark Myers

Director-Cameraman

Mark’s lighting & shooting talents have been tapped repeatedly by notable broadcast clients and production companies over a 2 decade career, winning him numerous Telly awards. His assignments have taken him to 14 countries for clients as varied as Boeing and Disney. His work has appeared on NBC, ABC, Fox Sports, ESPN, PBS, Warner Bros Records, CNBC, Discovery Channel, Court TV and Versus. He especially enjoys production work for non profits and other independent producers lensing training, infomercial and communications projects.

Mark feels especially honored to have been called on by Steven Spielberg’s Shoah Foundation, documenting the lives of those who suffered during the Holocaust. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Television Production and Communications from Vanguard University.


Richard Shaw

Richard Shaw

Editor-Sound Design

Emmy award-winner Rick Shaw is a producer, director, editor, and a pioneer in non-linear editing techniques going back to their development in the early 90’s. His recent credits include co-producer of the South African feature film Beat the Drum, winner of 30 festival awards. He is also the director of The Wordz Project, where street kids and famous artists rap the words of Christ. Currently, Rick is working on The Torah Code and 2012.

Through his Hollywood based company, Pinlight LLC, his specialities include editing, graphics, color timing, visualization and sound design.


STRATEGISTS

Jeff Blake

Jeff Blake

Strategy, Brand Management, Distribution, Marketing

Jeff has successfully created and completed countless marketing and media projects for a wide range of notable clients, from Word Records to Walt Disney Pictures. Through his Denver-based firm, Blake Brand Growers, he has become an in-demand media consultant who provides strategy, conceptualization and direction to identify, intrigue and interact with new and existing clients.

Besides being flat-out smart and creative, Jeff truly understands the key elements behind developing great brands. His role is to discover the true spirit of your brand image and platform, then convey its strengths and personality by design, not default.


Paul Bresenden

Paul Bresenden

Marketing, Media Development, Brand Management, E-Commerce, Web Strategy

Paul heads up his own firm, 454 Creative, that provides conference and website design, branding, marketing, graphics creation and coverage of live events. His client roster includes Honda, General Motors, CB Richard Ellis, Public Storage, the Assemblies of God, Vanguard University, SeaCoast Grace Church and 4th Dimension Events.

Paul possesses a great love for film and is the founder-catalyst of the Whittier Film Festival. Recently marrried to his gorgeous wife Ashley, he holds a Bachelor's dregree from Azusa Pacific University.

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