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.

Annie Ratterman - Producer

Known for a sharp eye for detail, an organized approach and a constant smile. Annie’s commitment to production excellence has been recognized by clients such as Infinium Printing, the Wings of Liberty Museum and Maker's Mark. She also effectively led an extended team in the production of Humana’s 50th anniversary film.

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.

Ben Newkirk – Director of Photograph

The Videobred “Ben” known as Newkirk brings a craftsman’s sensibility and efficiency to the production process. Whether behind the camera, gripping, or running audio, he provides creative insight that elevates every production. Newkirk has had a hand in virtually every major Videobred project over the last several years and led the initiative to add the high-speed Phantom Flex camera to the team’s product mix.

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.”

Production Assistant

A recent graduate of Western Kentucky University, Fiona is an emerging creative force at Videobred. Whether crewing a project or taking the lead her attention to detail, eagerness to learn and prompt follow through has quickly made her a staff and client favorite.

Clay Brady - Shooter/Editor

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


 

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