THE MAIN TROOPS
With an Associates Degree in Film form Full Sail University and through his more than ten years of freelance and full-time positions in the film and video industry prior to joining Star Wipe Films, Brian brings the creative vision to the team. His skills include all aspects of film/video production with an emphasis on directing,editing and visual effects. Brian is also an accomplished musician and has written and performed scores for many of the films in the Star Wipe collection (including Godfather Death, Distilled, Like It’s Your Last and Life Lessons).
When he’s not working, you’ll find him brewing his own beer, designing a video game or napping with his dog.
Karen coordinates all aspects of the Star Wipe film shoots; bringing together the talent and resources necessary for a successful project.With an Associates Degree in Film from Full Sail, and through her work in TV and film, Karen has proven skills in the technical and management aspects of a production. You’ll usually find her behind the camera as Assistant Director, Production Manager and sometimes Production Design. If she’s not on set, it’s because she’s cranking away in an editing suite.
When Karen is not working, you’ll often find her playing her flute, doing anything outdoors or hosting pizza nights for the teens at her church.
What do you get when you combine a passion for film/video with over thirty years of experience in the information technology industry as a manager, business developer, and technician? You get Jim; leading highly skilled teams to ensure your project is completed on time, on budget and to your complete satisfaction. All this comes with the signature “Jim humor” that keeps each project as lively and fun as it is successful.
When he’s not working you may catch him watching a movie, going to the beach or flying a kite.
Typically working in the background but always at the front of Star Wipe Films’ success, Dave leverages over twenty years of experience in the information technology industry and provides key technical skills required in the digital age. His focus is on the media development platforms and the optimization of deliverables for the desired distribution platform. With his background in people and operations management, he is also pivotal in the business aspects of Star Wipe Films (and DUO Media Productions), including marketing, business development and general operations.
When he’s not working, you can find him spending time with his family or planning an event to help others in Africa, Mexico and elsewhere.