Our Video Crew

Dan Brettholle

Creative Director
Execution of innovative design concepts. Brand Compliance. Art direction and production design for all video work. Insure that all elements—imagery, music, pacing, graphics, voice over, SFX—are working together to create a unique viewer experience. danb@appleboxstudios.com Ext: 1006

Thad Ciechanowski

Vice President, Motion Pictures / Editor Extraordinaire
Video editing of all formats including TV commercial, long-form, social media videos and event videos. Motion graphics designer. Video camera man and on-set director. thad@appleboxstudios.com Ext. 1007

Dan Filipek

Manages client experience and quality assurance for all video production projects. Oversees video resources, scheduling, assignments and traffic. Coordinates with freelance talent to deliver projects on time and on budget. dan@appleboxstudios.com Ext. 1002

Jessica Joseph

Graphic Designer
Provide early design comps for titles, lower-thirds, graphic overlays, iconography, layered elements and video transition. Video stock image search and support for editors. Jessica@appleboxstudios.com Ext: 1008

Michael M. Kadrie

VP, Digital Media / Editor / Motion Graphics Guru
Specializes in video editing, motion graphics and animation as well as story and script development. michaelkadrie@appleboxstudios.com Ext. 1005

Tana Mitchell

Video Production Coordinator
Provides business management and operational support for all video projects. Cost tracking and budget oversight. Production accountant. tanamitchell@appleboxstudios.com Ext. 1003

Dan Ayer

Freelance Copywriter
Award-winning writer experienced in all scripting formats including TV commercial, radio, social media videos, event kickoffs, brand anthems and executive communications. dan.ayer@gmail.com

Michael Wertz

Owner, Chief Creative Officer
Strategy, ideation, writer and executive producer.  On-set and post-production video director. michaelwertz@appleboxstudios.com Ext. 1001