MEET THE TEAM

KARRIE MYERS TAYLOR (Creative Director)

Karrie Myers Taylor is a director, producer, video editor and videographer, with several years experience in advertising and video marketing strategy.  KMT holds a B.S. in Digital Communications & Media (with a focus on Film/Television Production and Digital Media Management) from New York University.  Having worked with InDiGent (Independent Digital Entertainment), Nielsen IAG, Momentum Worldwide, WhiteHouse Post Production, Global Nomads Group, Frameline Film Festival and Groundspark – as well as a multitude of entrepreneurs, start-ups and business owners – KMT’s compelling and intimate approach to video creates artistic character profiles that also serve as effective marketing tools for business owners. 

 

 

BRITTNEY SHEPHERD (Videographer) is a San Francisco based independent filmmaker and transmedia producer. She is currently directing her first feature, EYE, CAMERA, that tells the story of a monocular visual artist who sets out to install a camera inside her prosthetic eye and confronts ethnical and existential dilemmas from her controversial decision. Brittney co-produced A FRAGILE TRUST (Independent Lens 2014), about the Jayson Blair plagiarism scandal at The New York Times. She is one of the creators of the ITVS-funded alternate reality news game, DECISIONS ON DEADLINE, which teaches journalism ethics through an interactive and entertaining experience. Brittney is currently the Co-Producer of OUT RUN, a feature documentary about openly gay politicians in more traditional regions of the world (ITVS; Sundance; Tribeca). Brittney was the Associate Producer of the Emmy® Award-nominated A VILLAGE CALLED VERSAILLES and MR. CAO GOES TO WASHINGTON (Full Frame Inspiration Award 2012). Brittney has also produced award-winning films alongside the Academy-Award winning director Debra Chasnoff. In 2013, Brittney participated the CPB/PBS Producer’s Academy at WGBH. She is also a 2013 Bay Area Video Coalition         MediaMaker Fellow. Brittney holds a B.A. from UC Berkeley in Ethnic Studies.  Website: www.brittneyshepherd.com

 

 

 

SINCLAIR SWAN (Videographer) is a San Francisco-based video and film maker. Inspired by the power that moving images has on audiences, Sinclair's camera work has been described as "Intimate and compelling" and "stylistically strong." Sinclair has worked on a variety of productions in various capacities throughout the Bay Area and is a trained director of photography, editor, and director. He holds a Certificate in Directing and Producing from the Berkeley Digital Film Institute and a BA in Cinema from San Francisco State University. 

 

Currently, he works full time as a creative consultant and editor at CNE media, but his true passions lie in narrative storytelling. He also works as a freelance shooter for various production companies around the Bay Area.  

Sinclair on Vimeo  http://vimeo.com/user1384275

 

 

 

 

 

KIRTHI NATH (Videographer) is a filmmaker and media strategist committed to creative presence, social benefit and celebrating how ordinary people inspire extraordinarily change. Kirthis film and storytelling style has been described as full of bravery, courage and heart that bring messages alive and inspire cultural change. Kirthi received a MFA from the University of California, San Diego and has worked for 15+ years in the field on various productions as a cinematographer, director, editor, and strategist.

Currently, Kirthi is the founder of Cinemagical Media, a media company that collaborates with social entrepreneurs, values based companies, nonprofits and other media companies to create and advise on films and movements for our evolving culture.  Additional to client projects, Kirthi is an active and engaged member of the film and mindfulness community. Kirthi teaches workshops on creative presence, guest judges for local and international film festivals, volunteers for mindfulness events such as Wisdom 2.0 and mentors young changemakers. Personal media projects include a series of films about modern day mindfulness, ranging from spotlight interviews from wisdom teachers and cultural visionaries, a micro documentary  about sleep and an experiential film about meditation, awareness and letting go.

Website: http://cinemagicalmedia.com

 

 

ANA GRILLO (Videographer) - COMING SOON!