TOM AGLIO :: Voice Talent
Tom Aglio is “Your Millennial Guy Next Door” and as a full-time voice actor, has worked with clients like AT&T, Funimation, Netflix, TD Bank, Discovery+, Marvel, and more. He’s currently the voice for all AT&T podcast commercials, has multiple video games and dubbing projects under his belt from major brands, and is also the show narration voice for “Nuhaus Knows”. While Tom has found great success as “the boy hero” or the “nice guy next door,” his most recent work truly embodies his diverse range of talent. His Baritenor voice, with the capability of voicing multiple age ranges, tones, and pitches, is perfect for any range of projects, be they commercial, narration, animation, etc. Tom is also a performance, direct marketing, and career coach for voice over.
CRAIG BOLT :: Associate Producer
With over 14 years of experience in the field, he has worn just about every hat one could wear in the world of production. From production coordination to motion graphics, Craig has done work domestically and internationally with corporate clients, non-profits and everything in between. With this varying degree of content, this has given Craig a wide peripheral lens to be able to come up with creative solutions to solve problems that may occur. His passion is the story, and his experience is the engine that brings these stories to life. His kids tell him that he is the best dad on the planet (if you’re a parent, then you know that is no small feat) and his wife Crystal is the light in his life. He lives in Powder Springs with his family and his dog Finn.
JULIA BREEZE BRADLEY :: Social Media Specialist + Writer
Julia is a videographer, novelist, and published illustrator of children’s books. Since 2015, Julia has been working alongside the Georgia Boy Choir, a non-profit organization, boosting their social media presence. She has assisted the choir in producing over three hundred videos online including music recordings and international travel vlogs. Julia has been writing professionally since 2018. She has completed two novels with a third in progress. Julia combines her love of story-telling with visual arts by developing tasteful character illustrations for all ages to enjoy. Julia studied Writing at Savannah College of Art and Design and currently resides with her husband, Nathan, in Port Wentworth, Georgia.
HARRISON CITRON :: Camera Operator
Mr. Citron is a photographer and videographer. Since he received his first camera at age 14, his passion for the arts has only grown. His work includes live pay-per-view broadcasts of sporting events such as Formula series races for Sports Car Club of America and Universal Championship Wrestling matches, concerts, commercials, food creations, architecture, landscapes, and professional head shots/portraits. Harrison is currently studying photography at North Georgia Technical College. He loves every minute of his career and wouldn’t trade it for anything.
EDWARD HARLAQUE :: Field Audio Engineer + Boom Operator
Native of Atlanta and I.A.S.T.E. Union Member, Mr. Harlaque brings 25 years of experience to each project. His patient temperament and jovial demeanor is contagious. Frequently during load-in and strike Ed can be heard laughing and lifting the spirits of all involved – regardless the length of the production day. His uplifting and encouragement can only be matched by his penchant for new gear acquisition. Let’s just say that if this were a Boy Scout Troop, he’d be Quartermaster. We’re pretty sure he owns enough Blackmagic equipment to outfit a medium-size city. Ed and his wife Bridget reside in Peachtree City, GA.
KRISTYN HICKS :: Social Media Director
Kristyn Hicks is a Georgia native specializing in social and digital communications. Her passion for community and problem-solving helped propel her to the University of Georgia where she completed both her degrees: Bachelor of Journalism majoring in public relations and Master of Arts with a focus on emerging media. While in college, she worked for her local representative, led the largest Public Relations Study Society of America chapter in the country and supported TEDxUGA as a speaker coach. In her graduate studies, she led organic and paid social media efforts for the University of Georgia’s College of Education before joining Delta Air Lines as a corporate communications intern. Since joining Delta, Kristyn supported digital employee communications before joining Delta’s social media team. On the social media team, she leads influencer partnerships, incorporating influencer best practices across campaigns and building sustainable influencer relationships.
LASHLEY JOHN :: Photographer
Mr. John is a digital technology specialist who has been writing, filming, and doing editorial, culture, fashion, lifestyle, luxury and creative photography in Atlanta for many years. As a member of the Atlanta Press Club, he has been a finalist for best editorial news photojournalist. His images have been exhibited in the city and published in numerous books and publications. He has filmed and produced numerous shows and digital features for both television and digital platforms.
EMILY JONES :: Co-producer + Researcher
Mrs. Jones is a lover of story. She and her husband, Jason, founded monumental in 1994. Jones oversees award-winning broadcast productions and resides in Athens, GA. Emily has an unending curiosity and loves winning almost as much as she hates losing.
HANNAH JONES :: Camera Operator
Ms. Jones is a photographer and videographer in Athens Georgia who specialties in filming hand-held and aerial content. Through the camera lens she loves capturing authentic moments and memories. When she isn’t holding a camera you can find her cooking plant-based foods, traveling, reading, and playing guitar. As a retired competitive gymnast of 15 years she also enjoys yoga, hiking, and all things active.
JASON COLIN JONES :: Producer + Editor
Jason is a business owner who has run monumental for 28 years by serving a team of creative problem solvers. He leverages a tireless work ethic to help him consistently seek, discover, inspire and connect awesomeness. Recently, Jason produced close to a dozen table reads conducted for a top-secret, joint project between Apple TV and NBC Universal entitled “Puget Sound,”. He’s lensed lean-in video content in 26 countries and 42 states. He’s an Eagle Scout and remains quite active supporting non-profit organizations. He and Emily reside in Athens, GA, and they continue to write chapters in their fairy-tale life shaped by five children, two dogs and six cats.
JUSTIN KARSTEDT :: Camera Operator
Justin has over fifteen years of broadcasting experience. Graduated head of his class at Connecticut School of Broadcasting and has worked on various live and VOD broadcasts. Justin has experience in television as well as radio and web development. Justin has worked on several local reality TV, gameshows and true crime dramas where he served as Camera Operator, Editor, D.I.T. and Production Manager. Justin has installed everything from speakers and projectors to security cameras and lighting rigs. He’s built cyc walls and edit bays for local studios and can fix just about anything. Justin lives in Winder GA with his wife, daughter and twin boys. In his free time he enjoys catching boomerangs as well as Pokemon.
LANCE LIPMAN :: Post-production Advisor
Mr. Lipman spent the first ten years of his career in public television as a broadcast producer-director. Lance directed and edited “Dying to Live”, a one-hour nationally-aired documentary. Photographed at Atlanta’s Piedmont Hospital, the project dramatically captured one year in the lives of four patients waiting to become sick enough to reach the top of organ transplant waiting lists. Lance consulted for the Atlanta Regional Commission, overseeing all ARC video initiatives. In addition, he served as executive producer and director of the planning agency’s annual “State of the Region Breakfast”, attended by an audience of over 1200 regional leaders.
IVAN MACHIZ :: Director of Photography
Ivan Machiz has been behind the camera since he was 5 years old with his dads 8mm movie camera. He caught the bug early in life. By age 8 he was hanging out at Atlanta’s TV stations where his Mom worked in the news room and loved going out on assignments with the crews (yeah, try that these days) and hanging out in the control room and edit bays. He got early training from the Chief Videographer at WAGA TV-5 and has been killing it ever since. Ivan turned pro when he started Filmright Video Prod. In 1999. He has taught production and post production courses at The Creative Circus in Atlanta, Evening at Emory, Callanwolde and is the number one go-to videographer for several studios in GA. He and his wife own InsideBaseball where Ivan and his team have produced over 600 training videos, the largest library of baseball training videos on the web.
DANIEL MATHIS :: DIT
Daniel is a University of Georgia graduate and business owner who works with other video professionals and creative clients to produce engaging video content. He has edited and directed award winning short films, as well as assisted feature films and commercial shoots in more holistic roles. He loves to play golf when it is warm and watch Georgia Bulldogs football in the fall. Daniel currently resides in Athens, GA and is active in the local church along with UGA’s Grady College network, where he continues to contribute in his local video environment.
NICK NICHOLSON :: Production Supervisor
Mr. Nicholson was tasked with starting a business on a minuscule budget in 1981 and built it into a trusted source for television production and post production with clients across numerous industries. Nick’s thirty-eight years of experience in all aspects of production and post, enables him to work closely with team members as well as executives, actors and all others on set. He’s won three Telly Awards and a Videographer Award. Licensed FAA 107 pilot with local, regional and international experience he remains proficient with several dji aircraft including Inspire I and II as well as the Mavic, Mavic Pro and Mavic Pro 2 series of aircraft. Nick volunteers as drone manager for the Central Carolina K9 Search and Rescue team. Nick is also active within Ardmore United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem. His two adult daughters work in Atlanta, Georgia, and Nick resides in Winston-Salem with his wife and dogs.
CIARAN QUINN :: VFX Supervisor
Mr. Quinn is an award-winning artist specializing in motion design and 3D animation for film and broadcast. He has built his creative career in Atlanta over the past thirty-one years and has distinguished himself as a creative leader. He currently works for Katz Broadcasting, creating graphics for Bounce TV, Grit, Laff and Court TV Mystery (formally Escape). He creates on-air graphics for promotions, scripted and non-scripted original programming, and original movies. He is tasked with directing many complex photo shoots for use in key art and program branding. Most notably Ciaran has worked on Saints and Sinners for the past four seasons, directing creative for promotional spots, show open, CGI effects, digital content and print material. Ciaran also works on many other originals such as The Trumpet Awards, Premier Boxing Champions (Bounce TV), In The Cut, Last Call, Family Time, the Ed Gordon show, Mann & Wife, and several feature movies.
CHRIS SEYMOUR :: EIC + TD
Chris has over two decades of experience working in IT and has been involved in media production, including radio and live video IMAG and streaming, for nearly fifteen years. Chris possesses a broad knowledge and solid understanding of native operating systems and development frameworks for responsive web applications for delivery to mobile devices, desktop computers, wearables, and television.
NATE SAYLORS :: Assistant Editor
Nate is a videographer and video editor in Athens, Georgia, who specializes in digital media content creation. Since graduation from the University of Georgia, he has been focused on helping his clients create content for their websites, social media, and other advertising efforts through his freelancing business. In his free time, Nate likes to watch F1, spend time with friends and family, and volunteer at a local church on the production team.
J MICHAEL SHROYER :: Sound Engineer
J.Michael is a 19 year old certified audio engineer and producer who has worked with over 15 recording artists and their respected musical projects. He is currently the leading producer on several fun projects and is moving to Athens full time this year to pursue audio work and live music.
MARK WILSON SUNDERLAND :: Director
Mark has spent 26 years in the entertainment business with credits including Stranger Things Seasons 1 – 4, Atlanta Seasons 1 – 4, Captain America: Civil War, Furious 8, Ant-Man, The Walking Dead, Spider-Man: Homecoming, and The Suicide Squad. Through that work, Mark has built a network of top-tier craftsmen and resources that will be brought to bear on his producing efforts. Mark is also an infantry Staff Sergeant in the Georgia National Guard, a graduate of The Savannah College of Art and Design in Film Production and graduate with an executive Masters from the University of Georgia in business administration.
COPELAN R. URHEIM :: Intern
Copelan is a photographer and videographer in Richmond, Virginia area and runs his own business with his brother called Canis Lupus Design. He first started filming content at ten years old and has professionally worked on a wide variety of projects since then. In his spare time, he volunteers with children at Wings of Hope Ranch, sings, plays guitar, ukulele, and the piano. He is also a main photographer and videographer for the Ranch. He loves a challenge and has been pushing himself by building out stalls in the arena for the Forever Home as well as working one on one with the children who come to participate in the Ranch’s programs. He lives on a farm with three cats, two donkeys, and a dog.
LIAN X. URHEIM :: Intern
Lian Urheim started a videography, photography, and graphic design business when he was 15 with his brother, Copelan. Although he began as a graphic and web designer at 14 years old, when his brother joined the business with him, they added photography and videography to the mix. Lian loves spending time with friends and family. His hobbies include carving, playing guitar and piano, reading and building legos. He spends his free time volunteering at Wings of Hope Ranch in Montpelier, VA. He is a main photographer and videographer for Wings of Hope Ranch. He donates his time building their new arena and also works directly with children with challenges in their program. He lives with his family in the Richmond, VA area with his two donkeys and three cats.