We are an ever-growing team of creative storytellers who are passionate about digital media.

We consider every project a challenge to outdo the project that came before it.

We are not the AV club.  If we could shoot all of our videos and photos with iPhones, we would.  But until cell phone technology truly delivers professional-quality results (it doesn’t), we will continue to use HD cinema cameras and DSLRs with a full array of lenses, extensive lighting kits, triple-axis gimbal systems, slider dollies, backdrops, and all the other toys we take with us on shoots.

Of course we do our best to streamline production, and we’ve got air-travel packing down to an art form.  We are big on communication, and collaborate with our clients as creative partners.  And as much as we love pushing boundaries and accomplishing technical feats with our videos and photos, we always remember that you’ve hired us for one reason and one reason only: to create media that get you results.

We know that in order to truly serve our clients, we need to understand them thoroughly, as well as their industries.  We do our homework, study the brand books, and learn everything we can about what your business needs to succeed.

Co-founders David Jackel and Shana Bethune in Austin, TX

Co-founders David Jackel and Shana Bethune in Austin, TX

 
 

THE TALENT

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DAViD JACKEL

Partner

Dave has worked in video production since 2002, when he took an internship at a reality TV production company in Boston, and met Shana.  Since then he’s logged thousands of hours behind the camera, and has directed and produced a wide variety of projects, while working with Shana to build Shave Media.

SHANA BETHUNE

Partner

Shana is a Boston-area native who left town for four years to study architecture at Columbia University.  After school she began an internship at a reality TV production company in Boston, and soon became a Post-Production Supervisor after discovering a love of editing. In 2009 she co-founded Shave Media with Dave.

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KEN MARCOU

Director of Photography

Ken has extensive experience in the field of photography, ranging from commercial and event work to covering some of the biggest rock acts of the mid 2000’s like Muse, Interpol, and The Cure.  As both a photographer and a videographer, Ken excels at composing elegant shots that bring out the best in any subject.

TIM OXTON

Editor/Animator

Tim grew up making short films and animations with his brother, and he’s been hooked ever since. Tim graduated with a BA in film production from Wheaton College in 2012, and then joined the Shave Media team, bringing his post-production and animation skills to a wide range of projects.