Aitken is a 2nd generation director of photography. His major influence has been his father, Len, who shot a lot of docs, several winning national Emmys. Brook attended CU Film School and received a BFA in film production. He shoots a lot of sports, docs, music videos, TV and commercials. His clients include Nike, Jordan Brand , Toyota, Warren miller films, National Geographic, Discovery, Coors, Jeep and numerous ad agencies.
Rick Allen, broadcast video producer and cinematographer has been producing documentaries and shooting video since 1983. As a video producer, director and HD videographer his work has appeared on ABC, A&E, BBC, CBS, Discovery, TLC, National Geographic, 48 Hours, ESPN, Lifetime, Turner and more.
Since the mid-90s, while working for ESPN and ABC World Wide of Sports, Robin D. Berg has been dedicated to mastering digital television production. He has personally directed and produced hundreds of television show (over 200 in HDTV) for a wide variety of TV Networks including The Outdoor Channel, ESPN/ESPN2, OLN and Fox Sports. His production skills include editing and camera work, although he now spends most of his time directing and running the daily operations of BEI Inc.
Francisco is an advanced and experienced editor as well, using and creating his own style for storytelling, combining montage and editing for those purposes in a really unique way. His visual vision it's a nice combination between classic style and contemporary visual styles.
Frank G. Caruso
Footboard Films started in the early hours of the morning, like many of my ideas that weed their way to my brain and then onto a note pad next to my bed. On this particular morning, I opened my weighted eyes as the headlights of a car swept across the foot of my bed like a searchlight, just briefly enough to momentarily illuminate my bed's footboard. It was a footboard I had looked at a thousand times before and, for the first time, I could see the growth of age rings of the once cherry tree that was now my footboard. And there it was, from a seed to a tree to Footboard Films. It was alive.
To date Alister has intercepted 54 tornadoes and hurricanes. He now runs a large stock footage library that specializes in the weather. He has a passion and enthusiasm for the weather and natural extremes that is highly contagious. Alister is quite at home both behind and in front of the camera and he has made many television appearances around the world. He also writes articles and features about the weather for magazines and he has even been featured globally in FHM.
25 years experience as a DP/Editor for the Network News Magazines CBS (60 Minutes, 48 Hours, Reports) , NBC (Dateline, Today), ABC (20/20, World, GMA, Nightline), Discovery, National Geographic, Smithsonian, et al.
JD Duff graduated from Florida Tech with a degree in commercial diving in 1978. Shortly thereafter he received a call from The Scuba Club, Inc. in West Palm Beach, FL with a job offer. That was June 1980 and he has been there ever since. He is a USCG licensed captain and a YMCA, SDI and TDI scuba instructor trainer. He has been shooting video underwater since 1987. In addition to running daily dive trips in West Palm Beach, he takes groups of divers to many dive destinations around the world. JD's photographs have appeared in publications such as Ocean Realm, National Geographic World, Sea Frontiers, Outdoor Explorer, Skin Diver, Scuba Times, Underwater USA, the Palm Beach Post and the Sun-Sentinel. Besides the local networks, JD's video work has also been seen on National Geographic Television, the Travel Channel and the Animal Planet.
Jody Eldred is a multi-hyphenate: Producer/Director/Cameraman, writer, published author, and a 35 year veteran of TV news and documentaries. He received an Emmy for his work for ABC News in the Iraq War, and a DGA nomination as Best Documentary Director for a PBS project. Among his news and doc clients are 20/20, Prime Time Live, Nightline, Dateline NBC, 48 Hours, PBS, Oprah, History Channel, and National Geographic.
Zachary Fink came to filmmaking from his roots in Cultural Anthropology. He founded Soul Fabric Films which has produced two feature length documentaries, and Collective Hunch which creates documentary Television and doc-style advertising for web and TV. He has directed for The Film Study Center at Harvard University, and field directed for National Geographic Television projects. His clients include HBO, National Geographic, MTV and numerous brands. Zachary has traveled, lived, and worked in the South Pacific, Europe, and extensively in Central and South America. He loves having a camera on his shoulder and appreciates the wind at his back.
Chuck's passion for portraiture often found him creating images for album covers and artist's promotions around the world. Chuck's work with musical artists gradually evolved and merged with his advertising and editorial projects and he was chosen to create films for Harley-Davidson's 100th anniversary, in several locations around the world. He is currently creating imagery for Clinique, Jean Paul Gaultier, N.V. Perricone, M.D., Narciso Rodriguez, and Six Flags Theme Parks, nationwide.
Iri Greco works as a producer in television and new media. With a decade-long career as a chef under her belt coupled with five years as a freelance food stylist in print and television, Iri was in a unique position to move into producing. In 2006, she launched Panforte Productions LLC, an independent visual media company specializing in lifestyle content, video production, and consulting services. Her television work has appeared on Food Network, Fine Living, PBS, CBS, NBC, ABC, and Fox.
Although finding a career that was profitable loomed over my head, I always ventured toward a goal of creativity…I am able to articulate the vision of the client, while driving creativity to surpass expectations, and am continuing to grow through personal projects and creative collaborative endeavors, I have worked on several commercials, documentaries, music videos, and short films, serving multiple roles on each project.
A native of France, Thierry Humeau is the owner of Telecam Films. He started as a photographer and writer for French outdoor publications. Focusing mainly on humanitarian, education and development issues, he has traveled to more than 50 countries for sometimes difficult and challenging assignments. Prior to moving to the States, Thierry also pursued a 10-year career in the sport of whitewater kayaking culminating with participation in the 1992 Summer Olympic Games. His work can be seen worldwide in award-winning television programs.
Doug Jensen is a cameraman, producer, director, editor, and consultant with over 29 years of video production and post-production experience. He is also the owner of Vortex Media, which produces instructional videos, camcorder field guides, and innovative production tools for video production, television, and digital photography.
As a young man, the defining moment for Francis Kenny was a gentleman who had just won an award at the Cannes Film Festival. The winner decided he didn't like "The Business" anymore and wanted to become a teacher. Francis took a class with him and made a comedy about Jewish mothers that won an award. Eventually, the teacher quit teaching, started a production compnay and hired Francis as his cameraman. The first feature Francis worked on, as a camera operator, was titled "Desperately Seeking Susan".