Our Team

Videobred’s team of video production and post-production professionals has more than a century of experience delivering stories in motion for local, national and international clients. Each team member brings a unique skill set to a project, and collaboration is the fiber of our creative process. The Videobred team also works with an extended network of the Louisville region’s premier lighting, audio and multimedia experts. This allows us to offer our clients the most comprehensive range of creative services at an affordable price. Meet the Videobred team.


Alan Manias - Producer/Director

In more than two decades at Videobred, Alan has produced hundreds of videos, training programs, documentaries and commercials for clients such as General Electric, DLA Piper, National Safe Place, McDonald’s, ESPN, the American Bankers Association and many universities.

Raphael Cecil - Producer/Director/Director of Photography

A skilled producer, director and director of photography, clients continually return to Raph for his keen visual storytelling and enthusiastic zeal. Clients include Papa John’s, West IP, Club MD, Humana, Lennox, and the World Equestrian Games.

Jamie Pence - President/Owner, Videobred, Inc.

An award-winning editor, Jamie is instrumental in maintaining Videobred's high-end and high-volume clientèle, which includes Donna Lawrence Productions, General Electric, CBS, NBC, ESPN, and many of Louisville's local and regional advertising companies. Signature work includes post-production projects for Maker's Mark, the United States Capitol Visitor Center and the New-York Historical Society.

Steve Hurst – Sr. Editor/Director of Photography

Steve’s dual roles allow him a unique perspective. He is able to visualize the final edited piece while shooting, allowing him to “think backward” to ensure he gathers the needed elements for an effective piece. Steve works with clients such as Humana, Kentucky Farm Bureau, Churchill Downs, McDonald’s, Papa John’s and the Kentucky Lottery.

Ben Bishop – Editor/Motion Graphics/ 3D Animation

Before coming to Videobred in 2006, Ben worked as a freelance production assistant. Now he is one of Videobred’s top editors. His talent and work ethic star in videos for hundreds of clients, including General Electric, Woodford Reserve and Papa John's. Bishop, a storyteller with a good eye for color and composition, always strives to help clients take their project to the next level.

Tim Sanford – President/Sr. Writer

Tim has two decades of experience in the conceptualization, research and development of unique communications products for clients such as Papa John's, Seagrams, DLA Piper and the American Bankers Association.

Rachel Shulhafer – Associate Producer

Rachel is a utilitarian wonder able to assist any production at multiple positions. Ask her to help out with a simple or complex project and the answer is always the same: “No problem.”

Clay Brady - Director of Photography/Editor

An all-around great team member with an excellent eye behind the camera and fantastic creative instincts in the edit suite. Clay has experience on both the corporate and agency side of the business and elevates every production with his thoughtful input.

Amelia Johnson - Receptionist / Production Assistant

Amelia is a driven multi-tasker with a knack for staying ahead of the curve. She strives to bring clarity and unity, while creating a smooth process for clients and team members.

Misha Kidwell - Directory of Photography / Camera Operator

Misha is a bright new talent with an eye for creative visuals behind the camera. His multifaceted technical knowledge and camera work make him a unique asset that brings the creative edge our client desires.

Jeris Johnson - Production Assistant / Grip

Jeris is a former Videobred intern and recent graduate from Western Kentucky, that has proven his multiple capabilities with his can do attitude. His great work ethic, along with his passion for video production sets him above the rest.

Parker Smith - Grip / Camera Operator

Parker is a former Videobred intern and Western Kentucky alumni, now fulfilling the primary pilot of Videobred’s 4k drone and fulfilling our grip and lighting needs with enthusiasm. Parker’s drive makes him an asset to the cohesion of our production team.


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