SHINE is a huge collaborative project involving the work of more than 100 volunteers.Dan McComb
Dan McComb, co-director, executive producer
Dan McComb is cofounder of Biznik, an award-winning business community that connects more than 30,000 forward-thinking entrepreneurs in 140 countries. In his previously life, Dan was an award-winning photojournalist whose work has appeared in Time, Newsweek and international news publications. Last Fall, Dan was named one of Seattle's top 25 most innovative entrepreneurs by Seattle Business Monthly.Ben Medina
Ben Medina, co-director, producer
Ben Medina is a commercial director for OTIVAR, and creative director for Kingmaker Media Group. His commercial work includes spots for: Seattle Seahawks, Taco Del Mar, Virginia Mason, Sonosite, Vulcan Real Estate, and Biznik. He directed the films, En el Rincon (2005), Anniversary (2006), Company Rogues (2007), Nana (2008), and the documentaries Slingshot: Europe! (2008) and Natural Danger (2009).Lara Feltin
Lara Feltin, executive producer
Lara Feltin is cofounder of Biznik. She spent the first half of her career as a freelance designer and photographer. In 2005, frustrated with the networking options available for "indie" business people, she co-founded Biznik with her husband, Dan McComb. In October 2008, she and Dan were named one of Seattle's Top 25 Most Innovative Entrepreneurs by Seattle Business Monthly, and included in Seattle Magazine's 2008 Power Players list of most influential people.Brian Boyle
Brian Boyle, editor
Brian has been principle at Conduitville.com for 9 years. He has produced, edited, written or directed a number of award-winning projects, from 30-second spots to fundraising films.David Guilbault
David Guilbault, producer
David is an award-winning producer for network, cable and public television, public radio and the Internet with extensive experience managing all aspects of news coverage; writing and producing newscasts, feature reports, breaking-news stories, live events, talk shows, documentaries, personality profiles, political reports, special coverage and Webcasts.Lorraine Montez
Lorraine Montez, associate producer
Lorraine Montez works in marketing, writing, film production, presentation training, and acting.Sunshine Whitton
Sunshine Whitton, associate producerJohn Patzer
John Patzer, associate producer
John Patzer is an executive producer, director and media consultant with 23 years in the television, film and media industries.
Basil Shadid, camera operator
Through being MEdia, a Seattle video production & new media company, Basil Shadid produces corporate, non-profit, narrative and documentary projects locally and internationally.Goldie Jones
Goldie Jones, camera operator
Goldie is the owner of Subversionz Media LLC, a full service video production, postproduction, and motion graphics company creating broadcast, corporate, event, marketing, b2b, and web content.Cary Ray
Cary Ray, camera operator
Cary currently works for CVTV in Vancouver, and on the in-house video crew at the Key Arena for the Sonics/Storm Basketball Teams. He specializes in interviews, and post-production editing.Grace Stahre
Grace Stahre, camera operator
Grace manages a broad assortment of video production needs through Versant Media - from short commercial videos to full-length documentaries. She specializes in documentary-style productions. Grace also films conferences, events, and corporate interviews for presentations, and provides project support from preproduction through distribution.Len Davis
Len Davis, camera operator
Len is principal at Pangeality Productions, "enabling you to share with the world who you are and what you do using web video as the tool." Len works with clients who share social, environmental, and progressive values.Steven Bradford
Steven Bradford, camera operator
Steven is a master of lighting and camera work for moving images in all formats, from 35mm film to the latest high definition media. "I love to helping people figure out what they need to make their video projects happen, and how to get it up and running. Currently I teach film production part time at Seattle Film Institute."Travis Becker
Travis Becker, camera operator
Travis is multimedia production supervisor at Victory Studios, where he is responsible for managing the multimedia production team. He also is owner of SeattleArt.org and Vision Release Films, a video production house for businesses, artists and musicians.Valerie Vozza
Valerie Vozza, camera operator
Award-winning DP/Editor Valerie Vozza has been at it for almost 30 years. She brings an easy-going collaborative work-style to all of her productions.Chris Julian
Chris Julian, camera operator
Chris Julian is experienced with all aspects of video production, particularly as editor and director of photography. He has worked on productions of all types, agendas and sizes, and specializes in short-format documentaries.
Social Media Editing TeamStephen McCandless
Stephen McCandless, executive producer
Stephen is owner of The Caution Zero Network, a web-based video production and distribution company based in Seattle, Washington.
Ben Laurance, editor
Ben did the bulk of the social media edit on this project, producing each of the short clips that participants each received after telling their story at the SHINE event on May 6.
Daniel Cardenas, video team support
Daniel is founder of Sierra Media, which producers a variety of corporate video, motion graphics, broadcast and web productions. Sierra Media offers an HD turnkey solution to small business marketing, advertising and training needs.Jeremy Dodd
Jeremy Dodd, video team support
Jeremy is principal at RedGrey Concepts, a video production and advertising firm that helps businesses use audio-visual media, namely television commercials and online video.
Shine was produced and funded by Biznik, with the generous support of these entrepreneurs.Gold Supporters - $250
Pete DiSantis, CMC
Silver Supporters - $100
Elizabeth Van Moppes
Bronze Supporters - $40
Amy C. Darling, LAc
Barbara J Winter
Bill Bradfield, EA
Hazel Grace Dircksen
Kurt Wallace Martin
Laura A. Ko
Margarita Gallo de la Torre
Mary Ann Dujardin
Esther Noelle Hunt
Interview Team and Support Volunteers
Web designer/developer, User Experience Designer
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Amy's Limousine Service
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Video Production & Social Media
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