media content creator
Jean-Paul is a highly accomplished and visionary managing producer & director with extensive production and post production experience in film and television. He works often with national networks to field produce segments stories. He is an accomplished award winning Director of Photography and Lighting Director. He also works from time to time national networks for his field audio skills, he hears everything. Jean-Paul believes that to stay relevant in the industry you need to work with your peers. (The moment you think you know everything, you know nothing).
He also has an extensive background and awards in special effects/graphic animation and non-linear editing. Green screen special effects are one of his specialties, having produce hundreds of artificial environments for clients.
Starting his career in Los Angeles, California in 1983 and cutting his teeth on regional programming in Orange County on a variety of TV shows, MTV music videos and commercial advertising. This experience helped shape his creative approach to all his projects.
(We work in the entertainment business, why should we not be entertaining in what we create…that creativity passes onto the client, projects, crew and the viewers and make for a more enjoyable experience).
Serving in the US Army & Recruiting Command, he worked on hundreds of training and educational video programs. After leaving the service he join FOX and Paramount to produce sporting programs before becoming and independent Freelancer in 1998 working for election campaigns and Turner Broadcasting and starting Fire Horse Films in 2006. Today his methodology is instinctive as he takes the most complex topics and simplifying for a clients targeted audiences to comprehend. This applies to all regions of the industry; commercial television, corporate video, interactive training or social media.
And he was also a knight at Medieval Times in Buena Park, California 1986.