James Gucciardo,
Director & Cinematographer

An internationally acclaimed Cinematographer, Jim has shot several feature films, hundreds of TV commercials and music videos as well as episodic TV shows.

Jim was literally our first choice, after the screening of dozens of top directors and cinematographers, for the job of helming the camera for this uniquely demanding shoot. Once you've read our script and gotten a feel for how the music flows throughout, you'll understand why we were elated to have him join us when we saw these terrific examples of his work in particular:

Nike

Time Elevator

Of course, there are many, many more excellent samples of his work at his own website.

 

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Barney Broom,
Co-Founder & Associate Producer

Barney is a freelance writer/director who has been with us from the beginning, and was instrumental in dissecting and assimilating the project budget, as well as injecting a terrific sense of encouragement into the soundness of our vision from its infancy. Barney has made over 350 films and videos - mainly in the business sector but also pop promo's, commercials, and cinema shorts. He is a Member of the British Academy of Film & Television Arts and Member of the Directors Guild of Great Britain.

He has over 20 years of experience directing a very diverse variety of projects from pop promo’s for The Cult, Barry Gibb, etc. – plus educational films for the services and numerous corporate commercials. You will find a more thorough breakdown of his experience online, where you can peruse his resume here.

 

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Adam Franklin,
Senior Motion Graphics Designer

Adam Franklin is a Senior Motion Graphic Artist based in Hollywood, CA. He has worked with top industry clients such as Universal Pictures, Lionsgate, ESPN, New Line Cinema,  Warner Bros., Fox Searchlight Pictures, Sony Screen Gems, Paramount Pictures, Starbucks, The Speed Channel, Fuse TV, and Renart Films.

Adam has a unique angle towards Creative Marketing for Motion Graphics and New Media. His formal training in 3D animation along with his traditional design-sense has helped create his fresh approach to the  industry.

For an idea as to the breadth of his technical and artistic capabilities, you can see more of what he has to offer both at his own freelance website, and the company, Crew Creative, where he heads up the motion graphics division.

 

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Philip de Souza,
Founding Writer & Producer

"Art is individualism, and individualism is a disturbing and disintegrating force. There lies its immense value. For what it seeks is to disturb monotony of type, slavery of custom, tyranny of habit, and the reduction of man to the level of a machine." ~ Oscar Wilde, 'The Soul of a Man Under Socialism'

From a family of journalists-turned-producers, and raised in northern Virginia, Philip spent a total of eight years in the formal study of English and the arts, first with Drama & Theatre Arts at University of London (Goldsmiths), followed by formal actor training at Drama Centre, London, from where he then landed a role in an award winning mini series in the UK. While he's had the honor of being involved in several commercial and theatrical productions since then, he doesn't carry anywhere near the kind of behind-the-camera experience like his team-members do, which is why he sought-out their expertise to begin with!

A simple man with a taste for honesty and fair play, Philip divides his time between his craft and his job as a Customer Relationship Management Consultant, and systems/network/database administrator for an IT consultancy firm in Los Angeles, plus this very passion which you see before you here.

 

 

 

 

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