OUR TEAM

Our Team​

We have an “All Star” team of talent at your service! 

CEO- Director-Producer Alex

As the founder and CEO of SpyGame Studios, Alex Orellana has a strong passion for working in the Entertainment Industry.

When it comes to media content creation, brand integration, and segment producing, Alex and his team are a one-stop shop. They write, shoot, produce, direct, edit, market, and distribute- high value content, very quickly- and understand the technical, creative, and professional demands of creating amazing content.

Alex’s first jobs in LA were for CNN, Sony, and Disney.  He worked his way up to the Assistant to Producer, Charles Roven, (Justice League, Wonder Woman and the Dark Knight Series.)  Alex also was the assistant to Peter Schneider, the President of the Walt Disney Studios.

Alex took a brief hiatus from the feature film world and became an event producer, producing 1200 events private events for many celebrities, movie studios, and corporate clients.

Soon after, Alex produced many entertainment news segments, for various media outlets, covering major Red Carpet events, Award Shows and Sporting Events. 

Red Carpet Events include: Star Wars Episode 2, Titanic, Avengers 2, Batman Forever, The Hobbit 2 and 3, Fast and the Furious 6, Mockingjay, Cinderella, The Expendables 3, Star Trek- Into Darkness, Justice League, Rogue One, and more. 

Award Show and Sporting Events include: The Oscars, Grammys, Golden Globes, Emmys, ESPYS, Critic’s Choice Awards, Billboard Music Awards, MTV Movie Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, SAG Awards, BET Awards, American Music Awards, The Super Bowl, The NHL Stanley Cup Finals, The NBA Finals, MLS Cup, World Cup, Olympic Torch Relay, World Series, UFC, Mayweather vs Pacquiao, and more. 

Celebrities interviewed include: Steven Spielberg, Bill Clinton, Oprah, George Clooney, Tom Hanks, Muhammed Ali, Will Smith, Tom Cruise, and many more.

Clients include: NFL, MLS, NHL, Universal Pictures, Sony Pictures, Warner Bros, Toyota, Jet Blue, Pepsi, Doritos, Creative Artist Agency, LA Times, and more.

Head of Production- Kobus

At the age of 19, Kobus moved to South Africa, from Namibia, in pursuit of his dream to direct and produce films. His very first student film left his audience emotionally impacted and in dead silence. Ever since that day, Kobus was hooked, and dedicated his life to telling emotionally impactful stories with meaning. After graduating with his BFA in filmmaking at AFDA, Kobus moved to Hollywood. Kobus received his MFA in screenwriting at New York Film Academy and has won numerous awards and held festival screenings of his short films. 

Producer- Ruben

Rubén is a Cuban-American filmmaker and content creator born and raised in Spain and based in Los Angeles since 2010. As a film producer, Rubén has produced award-wining thrillers like God’s Slave and documentaries like Spanish Exile. After producing content in Spain, Istanbul and South Korea, Rubén developed a passion for social change and multiculturalism. Rubén also worked on the launch of KBS World Latino, the Spanish-language network of Korea’s public broadcaster, helping adapt their content for Latin American audiences. Rubén lead the way for US mobile content in Spanish producing content for La Musica, a music streaming app that publishes 55 video pieces per week. 

Clients include: Boost Mobile, Univision, and Omega. 

Producer- Constantin

Constantin realized he wanted to make films, videos, and television when he was 10 years old. He moved from New York to attended the University of Central Florida to attend film school.  While there, he won a Kodak Film Grant for his thesis film “Salt.”  Since then, he has worked as a series producer, show producer, director, and more.

Constantin taught for 6 years at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida and taught film production at The New York Film Academy, at Universal Studios Florida. 

Clients include: Walt Disney World Entertainment, Nickelodeon Television, Spike TV, MTV, VH1, CMT, Golf Channel, Discovery, HGTV, and Animal Planet.

Director- Cody

Cody is a Director, who specializes in digital, social and branded content for many luxury and prestige brands.  Cody’s specialty is his stylish noir look!

Clients include: Lamborghini, Ferrari, Rolls Royce, Bugatti, Bentley, Roger Dubuis, Mark Broumand Jewelry

 

Director- Joe

Joe Staehly is a director/ DP based out of Los Angeles with an impressive track record of visual storytelling in music videos, commercials, and feature films.  He started creating short films at the age of ten and has been shooting ever since.
His work has appeared on MTV, ESPN, and BET and has won multiple film festivals including NFFTY, Freedom Shorts, and the 48 Hour Film Fest. He was also the youngest filmmaker ever to win the $10,000 grand prize at the Silver Sound Showdown Film Festival in NYC.

Clients include: Land Rover, Maybelline, RCA, and Air France    

Director- Marcus

After a fellowship at NYU film school, Marcus established himself as a film editor in New York City, cutting a variety of content for ad agencies, cable networks and the fashion industry.  His success developed into an award-winning writing and directing career at Nickelodeon that expanded even further once he moved to Los Angeles.  For over a decade Marcus has written, directed and edited commercials, broadcast promos, digital content and music videos for a wide range of clients.   He has worked with Oscar nominees, pro athletes, pop stars as well as the much-feared niche of kids and animals.

Clients include:  Nickelodeon, Calvin Klein, DreamWorks, Clinique, Amazon Studios, Disney Channel, TLC, Hasbro, Microsoft, Stun Creative, Jordan Brand, Adidas, XBOX, and WalMart.

Director- Jake

Jake has been the Senior Content Producer at CBS Publicity and CBS Media for the past 5 years. He has created projects highlighting CBS primetime and daytime line up.  He leads their social media video content campaigns for all primetime CBS shows, and successfully achieved view counts over 10 million across web and TV.

Clients include: Maxim, AOL TV, Huffington Post, Yoplait, Red Bull, Skittles, Coca Cola, Pet Smart, and Big Red Soda.

Cinematographer- Taylor

Taylor, is a New York Film Academy and Art Center College of Design grad. In early 2011 he combined forces with his brother, Colin, to formed a music video and commercial production company in Los Angeles, CA. 

Client List: Chris Brown, Big Sean, Wiz Khalifa, Omarion, Snoop Dogg, Stone Sour, AJ McLean, MGK, Future, French Montana, Keisha Cole, YG, Casey Veggies, Tahj Mowry, Mann, Ty $, Ceelo Green, Geraldo Ortiz, T-Pain, Kent Jones, Lil Dicky, Belly, Sah Babii, T.I., Quavo, Meek Mill, Jake Miller, Warren G, Fat Joe, Remy Ma, Master P, Swanky Tunes, B.J. The Chicago Kid, Tank, Datsik, Basto, OT Genesis. 

Cinematographer-Scott

An LA transplant, Scott found his passion for cinematography while shooting skateboarding videos in Miami. He further refined his talents at the University of Central Florida where he was one of the most sought after directors of photography among his peers. It was in school and on set where Scott was able to develop his natural style of shooting. In the last few years his work has appeared on screen at The LA Film Festival, AFI Fest, SXSW, Slamdance, and Sundance, for which he has received high commendations for his work. Scott is also venturing into directing with his current viral success of Rob Cantor’s “Shia LaBeouf – Live.”

Clients include: Marvel, General Mills, Samsung, Lucky Charms, and Sears

Cinematographer-Will

Will Turner is an Emmy Award-winning cinematographer based out of LA.  Will’s style has been described as clean, cinematic, and detail-oriented. Recently, Will worked as the cinematographer for Domenica Cameron- Scorsese’s debut feature film, “Almost Paris,” which had it’s world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival.  His work has been presented at the United Nations, broadcast nationwide on ESPN, and was recently seen by millions worldwide on the website Thrillist.com

Clients include: Virgin America, Marriott, Adidas.  

Editor- Alex

With over 15 years of experience as an accomplished editor, Alex’s super powers are his speed, storytelling and collaboration. Working with other creators to help craft their stories with compelling visual storytelling is at the forefront of his endeavors. Cutting branded content for broadcast and web is his speciality.

Alex’s work has been seen on Screen Rant, The Huffington Post, Adweek and Collider.

Clients include: Uber, Star Wars, and Proactiv Solution

Editor- Sam

Sam Robinson has been working in the post production world for over 10 years. He has worked on major motion pictures (EFILM, Deluxe NY, Company 3), television (NFL Network, Audience, Discovery, AMC, Spike TV, PBS, The QYOU), and commercials (Radical Media, Cosmo Street, Sunset Edit). Sam brings a versatile skillset of fast editing, a creative producers mentality, all with a glowing personality and always a big smile on his face.

Clients include: Popsugar, NFL Network, AMC, Spike, and PBS