Braden Barty: A true creative and documentarian
who has been Producing, Shooting and editing professionally since 1995, based in Los Angeles, he is an award wining freelance filmmaker/producer/writer who works on wide range of projects from marketing and branding ads, corporate promo's, sizzle reels, music videos and events all over the world. He has produced close to 300 marketing videos for Smartshoot.com and has worked with clients such as Disney, Reebok, CBS, NBC, Yelp!, Island Def Jam Records, BET and with talents such as Rihanna, Lionel Richie, Stevie Wonder, Mariah Carey, and Larry King. He received a film degree from the University of Utah in 1996 and speaks fluent Spanish and Portuguese. He started Shadow Storm Productions in 1999.
Eden Marie James: After owning and working as the COO of a successful multi-million dollar company before her foray into television- It was only natural that Eden would merge her love for the entertainment industry, business and travel into one venture. Over the last 8 years she has gained immeasurable experience and insight into the world of making TV while appearing on it. On set she made friends with numerous unit production managers, producers, directors, DP's, AD's, etc;. Eden has amassed an incredible team of people that bring over 500 combined episodes of television production experience together.
Nick Peterson: Director/Writer, graduated from the prestigious Experimental Animation program at The California Institute of the Arts (Calarts). Straight out of school Nick’s film “MuM” was accepted into the 2000 Sundance film festival and received numerous awards including a student Emmy. At that same time, he began working in the visual effects industry as a producer on high end national commercials, feature films such as CHARLIE’S ANGELS 2, and THE RING. In 2006 Nick wrote and directed the feature film DARK MIND, starring Christopher Masterson (“Malcolm in the Middle”), Lyndsy Fonseca (KICK ASS, “NIKITA”) and David Deluise.
Barry Conrad: Received is Bachelors Degree from Miami University in Ohio in 1974 in English/Journalism. He began working as a freelance Camera Operator for WLWT news. He moved to Los Angeles in 1986 and continued working as a camera operator. Some of his clients have been the Academy Awards, Discovery Channel and Entertainment tonight as well as all the major TV Networks. He directed the highly acclaimed California’s Most Haunted for the Sci Fi Channel and is currently directing Monsters of The UFO scheduled to air soon. He’s the best in the field!.
Audy Erel: Graduated from the University of Jakarta before self teaching himself After Effects and supporting plugins such as Trapcode Particular, 3D Invigorator Pro and Boris FX Continuum. Audy is quick, creative, inovative and aims to please.
Kyle Wright: Has worked as a freelance filmmaker on a variety of projects and has over nine years of production experience. While he usually works in the camera department as a director of photography, camera operator, or 1st AC. he also directs, edits, and works G&E. He has experience on a variety of projects, including: feature and short films, music videos, commercials (local and national), web series, live events and reality TV.
Erik Isakson: Is a commercial photographer with over 14 years of experience. Some of the clients he’s worked with recently include: Nike, Bolle’, Sports Illustrated, Golf Digest, Marucci Sports, Sanuk, Shape, Self, to name a few.
Having participated in sports and outdoor adventure throughout his life he naturally gravitated towards sports lifestyle imagery. It has always provided him with opportunities to challenge himself in new ways, creatively and technically. Whether he's photographing an NBA superstar, snowboarders soaring through the air, or an interesting portrait, each day as a photographer is exhilarating and satisfying.