Directors

-Jeff Saunders-

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CINE Golden Eagle Winner, 2 time National Emmy Nominee, ADDY winner, Several Telly's.

Documentary, Commercial and TV work for clients including:

2020 NBC Sports Olympic swimming feature, Philidelphia 76/ers hype video, Phillidelphia Flyers hype video, PBS NOVA-Mysteries of Sleep, 
NFL-Super Bowl LII interview with Justin Timberlake, NOVA-Decoding the Weather machine, NBC Sports-2016 Olympic Swimming Features, National Geographic, Discovery Channel, PBS, ESPN E:60, HBO, Showtime, Big Lots national campaign, Charbroil Grills, Wells Fargo, Best Buy, Target, 2U, City Drive Films-Landmarks Live in Concert (Brad Paisley, Alecia Keys, Kings of Leon),

MUSEUM FILMS: "Tides of Time" Flint Hills Discovery Center, "Texas Deep Time"-Witte Museum (San Antonio, TX), National Police Museum (Washington, DC). All for Donna Lawrence Productions.

International travel experience in 32 countries including The Peruvian Amazon, the Serengeti, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Easter Island, Kenya, Ethiopia, Bali Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan, China, Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Argentina, London, France, Amsterdam, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Russia, Switzerland, Denali Base Camp-Alaska, Attu Island-Alaska, Kodiak Island-Alaska, Chile, Vietnam.

Owner/Operator:
Arri Amira Premium, Canon 17-120 zoom lens, Sigma Art PL Cine Prime set, Sony FX9, (2) Sony FS7's, Canon 5D Mark IV. PL, Nikon & Canon mount lenses, Ronin M 3 Axis Stabilizer, Libec Jib arm, Wally Dolly, Dana Dolly, HMI’s, Tungsten, Aladdin LED’s and a Dodge Ram Promaster G&E/Camera van.


 

Contact Info

Phones: (612) 802-6854 (Cell)

Email Address: jeff@jsaunders.com

Websites: www.jsaunders.com

Credits:

Title/Name: 2020 Olympics swimmer feature
Client/Production Company: NBC Olympics Division
Year: 2020

Title/Name: Mysteries of Sleep
Client/Production Company: NOVA/PBS
Year: 2020

Title/Name: Phillidelphia76'ers Hype Video
Client/Production Company: Phillidelphia76'ers/Triglass
Year: 2019

Title/Name: Decoding the Weather Machine
Client/Production Company: NOVA
Year: 2017

Title/Name: Super Bowl LII - Justin TImberlake Interview
Client/Production Company: NFL
Year: 2018

Ryan Grams - Director of Photography

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Ryan Grams is an award winning Director of Photography and Producer based in Minneapolis.

Watch My Demo Reel

I shoot with Arri, RED, Canon, and Sony.

Show me a camera, and I'll put it to work.

Commercial / Film / Documentary / TV

I've shot for Google, Facebook, Walmart, General Mills, MTV, 3M, UPS, Ferrari, Time Magazine, Wired Magazine, San Diego Zoo, Princess Cruises, AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile. 

I typically respond to requests in 1 hour. Text me - Call me - Email me

My eye for framing, lighting, and movement combined with my extensive camera knowledge, provides the moving content your audience deserves. Whether your project calls for a A7s or a RED Monstro, I'll make that camera sing. I'll make sure you have the a quality image with a real connection to the subject.

I understand that communication is key. Whether it's with the client, the talent, or the crew, I know how to keep my department motivated and inspired. I'm able to grasp the vision and run with it. My wide range of production experience helps me to make sure your shoot is completed in a timely and cost efficient manner while striving for the highest quality possible. 

I look forward to hearing from. Don't hesitate to reach out with any questions.

 

Contact Info

Phones: (763) 221-0736 (Cell)

Email Address: ryangrams@gmail.com

Websites:
RyanGrams.com
Director/DP Reel

Credits:

Title/Name: Client/Production Company: Uptop Films
Year: 2016

Title/Name: Client/Production Company: CutJaw Film Co.
Year: 2015

Title/Name: Client/Production Company: Uptop Films
Year: 2014

- Proper Studios -

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We are visual storytellers that believe the proper way to engage your audience is through authentic human connection.

Our team of creatives is based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota and we specialize in broadcast commercials, branded content, and documentary work. We love creative partnerships and collaboration that requires highly visual content to meet goals and share incredible stories. 

We also have a modest inventory of equipment that we rent out for productions including a RED 8K Helium cinema camera, c-stands, flags, lenses, and other misc. supplies. 

 

 

Contact Info

Phones: (651) 200-8126 (Cell)

Email Address: tyler@properstudios.com

Websites: Proper Studios Website

- Stumptown Media -

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Stumptown Media produces commercials, product, promotional, corporate and industrial videos. We specialize in time-lapse, movi and aerial production (FAA & MNDoT Certified & Insured). Visit our website at www.stumptownmedia.com for details and samples of work.

 

Contact Info

Phones: (608) 698-3326 (Office)

Email Address: support@stumptownmedia.com

Websites: Stumptown Media

Contact(s):
Dusan Harminc, (608) 698-3326, dusan@stumptownmedia.com

Provid Films

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Provid Films is a production company in Minneapolis / St Paul.

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We have the production crew and gear you want if your goal is to capture TV content, commercials, documentary, or video content.

Adapting to the new normal, we've now implemented our Safety Protocol based on CDC guidelines for Covid. 

Things like off-site live streaming for interviews, wireless directors monitor for socially distanced crew as much as possible and minimizing people on set (often cross-training crew to handle multiple roles).

We are still capturing beautiful footage with limited crew, gear, or location.

Live Streaming

2020 we've seen a huge shift in the number of live streaming projects. Whether you need a single camera or large multi-camera angles with live switching, we're here to design a virtual event solution to meet your needs. We handle projects under 6 figures. 

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Production Levels that Match You:

1) Assistance: If you have a crew flying in, we offer assistance. (Whether that's freelancers, 2nd camera operators with their own gear, or working to get you the gear you need)

2) Support: If you want to source a local crew in Minnesota, we can support your project (or anywhere in the MN, WI, IL, IA, SD or ND area) - we often help clients capture footage and overnight footage frequently. Saving a lot on travel costs. Available for projects all over the US as well if you're looking for a consistent look. 

3) Leadership: If you love our aesthetic, our approach to projects, and want us to handle a project from start to finish - our full production company can make it easy for you.  From scriptwriting in pre-production to filming on set with production to editing and revisions in post-production, our full-service creative video production company strives to engage the viewers in emotionally compelling ways that help accomplish measurable results. 

 

Contact Info

Phones: (612) 208-8819 (Office)

Email Address: mnfilmtv@providfilms.com

Websites:
Provid Films
Facebook Messenger

Contact(s):
Travis Johansen, (612) 208-8819, mnfilmtv@providfilms.com

Credits:

Title/Name: PointClickCare
Client/Production Company: Provid Films
Year: 2019

Title/Name: NBC - Super Bowl Project
Client/Production Company: Provid Films
Year: 2018

Title/Name: Goldwind Americas
Client/Production Company: Provid Films
Year: 2017

Title/Name: Lifetime Fitness & Venus Legacy
Client/Production Company: Provid Films
Year: 2016

Title/Name: Comcast Cares
Client/Production Company: Provid Films
Year: 2013

[ Richter Picture Company ]

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Richter Picture Company has been serving advertising & PR agencies, corporate marketers & small businesses, and campaigns & non-profits since 2010.

Our projects are collaborative, creative, and focused on delivering maximum value.

And our clients say we're geat to work with and we deliver outstanding results.

Tyler Richter works as a freelance director of photography and crew for production companies, independent producers, and network organizations.

We can bring the following resources to your next production, all owner-operated:

Let's talk about your project! Call or text 651-269-0389.

Thanks for visiting,

Tyler Richter

 

Contact Info

Phones: (651) 269-0389 (Cell)

Email Address: tyler@richterpicture.com

Websites: Richter Picture Company

Bill Cooper

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Bill has been involved with the video, television and film business in the Twin Cities primarily as an  actor for 40+ years.  He has a degree in Mass Communications from St. Cloud (MN) State University and studied acting at The Actors Studio in Minneapolis. Bill’s acting credits include 40 short and feature films, over 200 television commercials and hundreds of industrial, corporate, print, and voice-over projects.  Bill's acting website is www.billcooper.info


Bill began producing and directing short and feature length films in 2005 including Womb Music that screened at the 2005 Hollywood Film Festival.  His feature films, HUNTING BUDDIES (2009) and DANNY'S GAME (2020) both obtained worldwide distribution.


Since 2010, Bill has been the Managing Director of the Twin Cities Film Fest.  www.twincitiesfilmfest.org

 


 

Contact Info

Phones: (612) 616-3159 (Office)

Email Address: billcooperjr@yahoo.com

Websites: www.billcooper.info

Contact(s):
Bill Cooper, billcooperjr@yahoo.com

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Committee Films

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From national spots and lauded digital campaigns to prodigious documentary specials and top-rated network series shot worldwide, Committee Films is a production company specializing in commercial, corporate and branded content as well as smart, authentic television programming with an increasing focus on OTT and digital platforms.

 

Contact Info

Phones: (952) 448-9312 (Office)

Email Address: cindy@committeefilms.com

Websites: committeefilms.com

Micheli Cotroneo

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Micheli is a prolific Writer/Director with 10 years of experience across multiple on and off set disciplines. No project is too big or too small, he just wants to work with people who really care about what they're doing.

 

Contact Info

Phones: (651) 315-3398 (Cell)

Email Address: micheli@ambiguous-films.com

Websites: Micheli's Portfolio Website

Contact(s):
Micheli Cotroneo, (651) 315-3398, micheli@ambiguous-films.com

Credits:

Title/Name: Writer
Client/Production Company: Ambiguous Films
Year: 2020

Title/Name: Lead Production Assistant -
Client/Production Company: Ravenstream Media
Year: 2019

Title/Name: Camera Department -
Client/Production Company: New Century Pictures
Year: 2017

Title/Name: Director - National Television Ad
Client/Production Company: The Richard Painter Campaign
Year: 2018

Title/Name: Co-Director -
Client/Production Company: Flip Script Films
Year: 2015

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Directors

Dusan Harminc

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Freelance Director/ Producer/ DoP. FAA and MNDoT certified and insured drone Pilot.

I come with multiple camera package options, motorized time-lapse dolly rigs and the MOVI. 

 

Contact Info

Phones: (608) 698-3326 (Cell)

Email Address: dusan@avnoy.com

Websites: Avnoy.com

Engines Running

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A roster of directors and creative souls ready to collaborate on any project.

 

Contact Info

Phones: (612) 252-3930 (Office)

Email Address: tammy@enginesrunning.tv

Websites:

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Directors

HDMG Post, Audio & Design

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Experienced, Creative High Definition and 4K Editing, Graphic Design and Animation, Audio Design and Recording, Color Grading, Finishing, Compression, Virtual Meeting Hosting/Recording/Editing and Electronic Delivery Services. Also 4K Production and Services including studio facility in NE Minneapolis.

 

Contact Info

Phones: (612) 224-9500 (Office)

Email Address: info@hdmg.com

Websites: HDMG

Contact(s):
Lynn Anderson (Executive Producer), (612) 224-9500, info@hdmg.com
Jamie Heuton (President), (612) 224-9500, info@hdmg.com

Hey! Original Storytelling

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Writer/Director of corporate storytelling as well as documentary work. Adept at advertising strategy, positioning and managing large projects. Work samples at: www.donnyrowles.com. 

 

 

Contact Info

Phones: (507) 993-3975 (Office)

Email Address: donny@donnyrowles.com

Websites: Hey! Original Storytelling

Contact(s):
Donny Rowles, (507) 993-3975, donny@donnyrowles.com

Credits:

Title/Name: The Miracle Story of Jarvis Johnson trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aK5s5CVBLVo&feature=emb_logo
Client/Production Company: Hey! Original Storytelling
Year: 2015

Title/Name: The Best Basketball Player from MN since Kevin McHale - Matthew Hurt
Client/Production Company: Hey! Original Storytelling - https://bit.ly/2x0yQA6
Year: 2019

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Directors

Vokee Lee

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Film/Commercial Director/Producer/Writer. Reel and Resume on website. Would love to hear from you!

 

Contact Info

Phones: (651) 366-9248 (Cell)

Email Address: vokeelee@gmail.com

Websites: Freelance Filmmaker

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Directors

Johnny Nguyen

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An aspiring director with the attitude of "just be useful and they'll have to hire you". Experience working various postions on large commerical sets to small indie sets. 

 

Contact Info

Phones: (952) 200-1067 (Cell)

Email Address: shotbyjohnny@gmail.com

Credits:

Title/Name: The GoodOnes (Director)
Client/Production Company: Good Ones
Year: 2019

Title/Name: Ready 4 The World (Director)
Client/Production Company: Why Not
Year: 2019

Title/Name: Born Into Chaos (Director)
Client/Production Company: Capital Sons
Year: 2019

Title/Name: From Here to There (Production Assistant)
Client/Production Company: Blue Cross Blue shield / Envision Response
Year: 2020

Title/Name: Minnesnowta (Production Assistant)
Client/Production Company: MN Lottery / SureCan Production
Year: 2020

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Omni-Fusion Media Production

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Omni-Fusion Media Production is an award winning production company with a long track record of shooting, editing & delivering amazing content on time & on budget.

We have collaborated with over 200 artists, designers & filmmakers on over 175 projects all over the world, since 2001.

Our clients range from Fortune 500 companies and ad agencies to non-profits & start-ups.

Brands & Clients:

Target / Oakley / Red Bull / Allina Health / Bayer / Clorox / Atlantic Records / Universal Music / Warner Music Group / Minnesota Twins / NBC / Red Wing Shoes / Go Pro / Allina Health / Ryan Companies 

Agencies:

PMH / Fallon / Olson & Company / Colle McVoy / Catapult / N-Sight / Zeus Jones / Pariscope / Bolin

Bands: NOFX / Allen Stone / Against Me! / Motion City Soundtrack / Patrick Stump from Fall Out Boy / Bon Jovi / The New Pornographers / Minus The Bear  

 

Contact Info

Phones: (612) 558-3537 (Office)

Email Address: shane@omni-fusion.com

Websites:
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Contact(s):
Shane Nelson, (612) 558-3537, shane@omni-fusion.com

Soledad Street Pictures

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An acclaimed director of shorts films, commercials and intense stage productions, Erick Sommers recently signed a two-picture deal with a large Chinese production company, is attached to direct a feature in Minnesota and continues to develop his own feature-length screenplays including a modern-dress Shakespearman adaptation. 

An easy and experienced traveler, holding a current US passport as well as M-class (China) and E-6 (Korea) visas and fluent in several language, Sommers is available for directorial work worldwide. 

 

Contact Info

Email Address: ericksommers@gmail.com

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the Movement pro

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I am the writer/director/editor of the multiple award-winning No 1 Nollywood film, COMING FROM INSANITY.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8470448/?ref_=nv_sr_2

 

Contact Info

Email Address: yakinropo@gmail.com

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VenUS Directions, Inc.

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Bilingual (Spanish/English) Over 25 years of experience. DP/Director, Award winning Documentary Filmmaker. Professional Voive Over Talent. Teleprompting Services (2x17", 1x15" and presidential-style set ups)

Founder/Owner of VenUS Directions, Inc. since 1991 International Experience Personable/Accurate/Innovative and Efficient

 

Contact Info

Phones: (612) 720-2221 (Cell)

Email Address: andres@venusdirections.com

Websites: www.venusdirections.com

Contact(s):
Andres Parra, (612) 720-2221, andres@venusdirections.com

Credits:

Title/Name: Without Papers - One girl's story
Client/Production Company: Andrés A. Parra, DP/Director/Producer
Year: 2016

Title/Name: The Catallia Story
Client/Production Company: VenUS Directions, Inc
Year: 2010

Title/Name: One Mind One World
Client/Production Company: ECCO International
Year: 2010

Title/Name: TB Education Video (Spanish)
Client/Production Company: Mayo Clinic
Year: 2011

Title/Name: HIV Education video
Client/Production Company: Mayo Clinixmc
Year: 2014

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Directors / Directors Of Photography / Teleprompters, Operators / Narrators, Voice Talent