EVERYTHING FROM PRE TO POST

Our services include commercial video production, interview/documentary style video pieces, wedding films, event videos, editorial photography, music composition, music production, and more!

In addition to our production services, we also offer pre-production consultationpost-production editing to see your project from start to finish.


WHERE WE GO

Our projects have taken us all over the country, and we're more than willing to travel for a great story. We know how to get ourselves (and our gear) to virtually any location at the lowest cost to you.

 

TOOLS WE USE

We have experience with a wide range of modern production equipment, from professional cinema cameras, to mirrorless and digital SLR systems. We stock Sony cinema cameras, Canon lenses, Tascam & Rode audio equipment, support gear, and more! If we don’t have it, we can source it through one of our trusted third-party rental houses.

 

OUR TEAM

JOSHUA CRUSE | FOUNDER, OWNER/OPERATOR

Joshua Cruse is a media producer, musician, and visual storyteller. Since graduating from George Mason University in 2013 with a B.M. in Music Composition and Recording/Music Technology, Josh has worked with numerous non-profits, educational institutions, and commercial entities. Josh has contributed breaking news imagery & editorial media to CNN, NBC, VICE NEWS and the Associated Press, and his footage has been incorporated into productions from National Geographic, Politico, NASA, and various network affiliates and community news publications. In marching arts media, his work received two IFEA Gold Pinnacle awards in 2016 for short films produced for Drum Corps International. Since 2013, Josh has served as the Senior Media Producer for George Mason University’s Green Machine Ensembles, which includes the notorious Green Machine Pep Band, the WGI World-Class GMU Indoor Drumline, and the WGI World-Class Mason World Colorguard. In 2019, Josh began his current role as Producer/Editor, Media Brand at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC.

In music, Josh continues to perform, compose, and collaborate on various projects. From 2015-2019, he served as the General Manager & Music Director for the critically-acclaimed GoGo Symphony; a collaborative orchestral ensemble based in Washington, DC, founded by Liza Figueroa Kravinsky. Under his leadership, the ensemble performed at several notable venues in the DC area & began work on their first studio album. In 2018, the ensemble released their hit music video, which he served as production manager under the direction of award-winning filmmaker, Mike Kravinsky. Josh collaborated with his wife – award-winning educator Melanie Cruse – on an commission for the Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra, which was premiered at the Symphony’s inaugural concert on December 16, 2018 in the newly-renovated Historic Academy of Music Theatre in Lynchburg, VA.

As an educator, Josh has taught on various topics ranging from pre-production to post-production, such as Intro to Photography, iPhoneography, Video Directing for Broadcast, New Media, and Video Editing 101. In a relaxed but informative manner, he enjoys sharing what he’s learned over the years through anecdotes and practical, step-by-step methodology. He has extensive experience in presenting lectures at the collegiate level, and is available to speak to any audience that wishes to hear the stories behind the stories he tells!

 

MARK STENGLEIN | PRODUCER, PRODUCTION MANAGER

Mark Stenglein is a freelance media producer, sound engineer, information technology specialist, and software developer. Since 2017, Mark has worked with Joshua Cruse Media LLC on various projects for several of George Mason University’s Green Machine Ensembles, as well as the Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra.

As a sound engineer, Mark has been responsible for live and recorded productions for the Boy Scouts of America’s Colonial Virginia Council, George Mason University’s Green Machine Pep Band, Bishop O’Connell High School, and Joshua Cruse Media LLC.

As an information technology specialist, Mark has been responsible for developing, maintaining, and iterating upon solutions to the countless problems found in running and supporting a large enterprise environment. 

As a software developer, Mark has contributed custom solutions to NASA Langley Research Center, Bishop O’Connell High School, as well as several different free software projects in use by the students at George Mason University and the public at-large.

 

CHRISTINA TELEP | PRODUCER, EDITOR

Christina Telep is a producer and editor for our educational/commercial video production projects & wedding films. Bio coming soon!


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