Director & Principal
Juliana has been in the film business longer than she is willing to admit. In addition to day-to-day management and business development, Juliana has produced projects that have won Emmy, Addy, and Telly awards. She was recently named Female Executive of the Year/Small Company by the Portland Business Journal and is on the Marketing Committee for her favorite non-profit, Girls Inc. This year she was nominated by Governor Kitzhaber to the Oregon State Film Board.
Juliana is also a Commercial Director. Her directing career began with a PSA for the Oregon Symphony. Since that first PSA, Juliana has directed award winning spots for many clients including Nintendo and Banfield Pet Hospital. Her most recent directing project has been a highly successful campaign for the Oregon Culinary Institute.
Along with her love of advertising, Juliana intends to continue to pursue directorial projects that fulfill her passion for message marketing and is currently in early pre-production on a project about one of her favorite subjects, pet adoption.
Jonathan 'JJ' Jenkins
JJ is a true renaissance man with a varied skillset and a broad client list under his belt. JJ’s multiple talents have been instrumental to his many successes in the production industry.
JJ has worked in broadcast, television, commercial, and corporate video production with a wide range of talent and traveled between the North America, Europe and Asia for many years as a much sought after Content Producer; producing award-winning content for a plethora of multi-national corporations, broadcasters, charities and government agencies. Notable amongst his credits is his work on the award-winning documentary The Unwinking Gaze, a behind-the-scenes expose of the Dalai Lama’s daily struggle for peace in Tibet.
Born in the UK, but from French roots, JJ has an Honours degree in Classics and Philosophy from the University of Oxford. Yes, THAT Oxford, the same one Rob Lowe attended in Oxford Blues. JJ is also a polyglot and since being accepted into the United States endeavours to reintroduce the use of redundant u’s back into the American language.
Jade has dabbled in many things; martial arts, jazz flute, the art of hula dancing, and underwater basket weaving. However, her true passion is production.
Born in Hawaii and raised in Wisconsin, Jade has learned to adapt quickly to any environment. For the past 10 years she has worked on all types of productions from commercials to music videos, promos to feature films, webisodes to spherical videos. Jade’s extensive knowledge has been put to the test while working with brands like Mercedes Benz, NASA, Cisco Systems, and Nike. After completing her Hollywood production bootcamp in Los Angeles, she joined the amazing Portland production community in 2008.
Jade loves her adding machine, thrives on chaos, is a logistical ninja, and a seasoned stand in for children under the age of 10.
Hailing from the beautiful island of St. Thomas, Sarah McManus is our perfect storm. She can be the cool breeze that reminds everyone to take a deep breath and thunder and lightning that produces a fire of motivation and inspiration. With several years of experience in a variety of fields including office management, marketing, and customer relations, it was Sarah’s time spent organizing multiple youth soccer camps and tournaments that gave her the tools she needs to think creatively on her feet and captivate a broad audience.
“If I can handle crazed soccer moms and hundreds of screaming kids while practicing patience and still convincing them that my way is the best way, then there is not much that can deter me.”
As a graduate of Northern Arizona University, where she may or may not have been know for her document formatting techniques, Sarah is inspired by new challenges. She is intrigued by the wonders of science, life’s inner workings and social waves. She also loves her a weekly updates on celebrity gossip.