Jess is the original creative genius behind 3 Penny Films. He used to play football and after a professional career in TV, realized teams were not having their story told in a compelling way. Jess taught himself to shoot, edit and create content with authenticity and with heart. Jess explains many of his story concepts through detailed cooking analogies.
Joe is a producing legend with decades of experience bringing out the meaning from big moments in the sporting world and in the lives of the athletes competing. He understands both the creative and business processes of filmmaking and keeps 3 Penny firing on all cylinders. Joe has attended 35 Bruce Springsteen concerts, venturing into the pit 9 times.
Bill is a marketing mind that helps connects 3 Penny in all the right places, keeping the company engaged in the strategies behind successfully growing a brand. He finds ways to progress through varying opportunities and makes sure we exceed clients' goals. Bill loves good barbeque and goes out of his way to visit worthy restaurants when traveling.
Madison has been trained with 3 Penny since its inception, finding her niche in crafting continual story series and in creating international coverage. She is a filmmaker in every sense of the word, adapting to whichever skill set is needed at the moment. Madison usually has dark chocolate stashed in her camera backpack and may or may not share.
Mark is an innovative filmmaker and editor, always livening up our shoots and cuts with his ideas to capture or present stories in a fresh and exhilarating way. He excels at relating to the people he's documenting and that reflects in his work. Mark knows how to get an extra drink out of a vending machine, very helpful when you have limited change.
Brian is a gifted cinematographer, adding his own unique style and spirit to big event shoots. He relentlessly runs around on mission until he gets 'the shot'. Brian is a classically trained pianist and quite crafty with the guitar as well.