Gabrielle Woodland

Gabrielle Woodland is a Director & Producer that works in the Nashville/Atlanta region. Getting her start as a former multimedia producer at Nashville’s NBC affiliate WSMV-TV, she has passion for documentary storytelling. She was most recently nominated for Video of the Year for directing Maren Morris’ “Better Than We Found It” music video. She was also recently nominated for a Vimeo Staff Pick for co-directing the short documentary “Out North.”



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Andy Reale

An award winning director and creative director for over 10 years, Andy has worked with some of the biggest brands and names in fashion, music and media today. With the objective of waving the flag for the creative, he is heavily influenced by the art and spirit that came out of the punk/skate scene he grew up with. Andy is cultivating an intentional space and culture that reflects his inspirations and propels them forward when translated to the modern media landscape today. He cares about your brand, and story and communicating it as effectively as possible through visual and narrative.



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Craig Murray

Craig is a heartfelt filmmaker, bringing together brand strategy and story through a cinematic lens. This perspective draws on his background as a Creative Director and Designer for brands like Google, Samsung, Lonely Planet, and JPMorgan Chase, all of which have helped inform his perception of humanity and life’s complex relationships. Craig’s experience and love for film has culminated in narratives that inspire viewers with a central truth and empathy toward one another. As a Director and Cinematographer, he is known for not only his ability to visually immerse audiences but also craft stories with strong emotional undertones. His passion is to work on meaningful commercial and branded projects.

When he’s not working you can find him with his wife and three children.



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Edy Recendez

Edy Recendez is a Mexican director based out of Knoxville, TN. He started working in the industry from an early age which led him to understand and value every aspect of filmmaking.

He’s a problem solver by nature, his creative vision along with his passion for collaboration is what has led him to work with a number of different brands and artists from all over the globe.



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Jacqueline Dow

Jacqueline Dow is a New York City based writer and director. Originally hailing from the great city of Boston, Jackie crossed enemy lines to head to New York for college years back and never left. 

Jackie has worn several hats in the film and commercial world. She started out as a copy editor for a boutique New York advertising agency before moving into the production world where she has worked as an assistant director and as a director. Her road to directing has made her uniquely capable of coming up with fun, creative, and producible content!

Jackie’s filmography includes a pilot, short films, documentary shorts, promotional films for charitable organizations, and commercial work. Her commercials have won awards at the Porsche Awards and been shortlisted for the AICP. Jacqueline and her work were included in the Director’s Guild’s New Director’s Showcase and 2018 ITVFest, among other festivals. With her pilot, Little Hope, Jacqueline was a finalist in the 2018 HBO Access Directing Fellowship. She received her MFA from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. 

She is currently in the editing room with two shorts and webseries that she recently directed. 



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Joe Gomez

Raised by two graphic designers in California who mistakenly let him watch High Fidelity too many times while at a formative age, Joe Gomez is a director currently living and working in Nashville, Tennessee. Along with an obsession for miso ramen and sourdough bread, Joe loves adventuring and meeting people all over the world, but his best friends are his wife and their dog, so whenever possible, they come too.  


Joe has created empathic story driven branded content and documentaries for many exciting brands, non-profits, and music labels such as Capitol Records, Sony, and Universal Music Group. His documentaries and short films have been premiered and competed in several film festivals. 



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Jake Brusha

Jake Brusha specializes in naturalistic commercial work around lifestyle and travel. He would describe his style as a modern twist on traditional cinema verite; highlighting the beauty of real life and supplementing it to make the subtleties of human connection really find their definition. Jake has directed and shot brand films for several national clients such as Prudential, City of Chicago Tourism, Jim Bean, GoDaddy, Firestone, Deloitte, Leo Burnett, Hallmark and P&G. in his free time he loves singing karaoke and exploring the vast world of tea.



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Corry Wiens

Corry Wiens is an award-winning director and editor based out of Chicago, IL. His storytelling has taken him all over the globe, working with major non-profits and leading brands. He is driven to tell unique, authentic, and gripping stories with powerful impact.

In every step of the filmmaking process, he constantly asks himself “is it making me feel something?” This question has served as a guide through his filmmaking career, pushing him to continue to tinker and work on each piece until the answer is a resounding “yes!”

Corry studied film in Los Angeles, and has developed his craft over the last 12 years to make an impact in the world. When he’s not on set or in the edit suite, he spends his time with his wife, Lauren, and their three children.



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Kali Bailey

Kali Bailey is a commercial and narrative film director based in Nashville, TN. She has worked in the film industry since she was 14 years old, driven by a passion for authentic storytelling. With a background as a first assistant director and a feature film editor, Kali brings not only directing experience but also pre-pro and post-production experience to the table. 


Commonly dubbed a “Swiss Army Knife” of filmmaking, Kali harnesses her extensive knowledge of the filmmaking process to craft powerful and emotive stories.



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Julian Smith

Julian Smith is a Nashville/LA based Creative director, Director, and DP who brings more than a decade of digital expertise to every project. With a body of work that’s earned billions of views/impressions and a social footprint of 3 million followers, he’s helped numerous Fortune 100 brands build audiences of their own through original cinematic content. 


Ask him how your creative can be reconciled with the demand of digital curation algorithms. Sensibilities include: Comedy, drama, lifestyle, and musical.



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