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 runs a commercial production company that delivers targeted digital ads to the specific audiences of his clients.

When it comes to media content creation,  and branded content, 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.

Project Manager- 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- Martyn

Martyn is a versatile filmmaker who has created content for a variety of media platforms. As a member of the Producer’s Guild of America, he’s worked in television (FOX, NBC, Audience, Travel Channel, Oprah Winfrey Network and National Geographic) and produced TV commercials and branded content for social media and streaming platforms. Outside the world of filmmaking, he is a lover of music, time travel, surfing, , and training in krav maga at his local dojo.

Clients include: AT&T, DirecTV, Yahoo, Verizon Toyota, Sony, Dodge, Malibu Rum, Def Jam, and MTV. 

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- Candice

Candice is a Producer, hailing from St. Ann Jamaica. She has over ten years experience producing commercials and has worked on both the agency and production side in New York for companies like Pure Growth and HAVAS Worldwide. 

One of the highlights of her career was working on the film  “The Dream Still Lives,” conceived by Stevie Wonder and written and directed by Candice.  In the film, entertainers, politicians, and athletes–including former President and First Lady Barack and Michelle Obama, Paul McCartney, Katy Perry, Meryl Streep, Chadwick Boseman, Senator Kamala Harris, Trevor Noah, Dave Chappelle, and Bruce Springsteen–address personal hopes for the future as inspired by MLK’s Dream.

Clients include: Google, Activision, Time Warner Cable, Jockey, Dove Chocolate, The Dollar Shave Club

Producer- Anne

Anne is an Emmy and Clio award-winning writer and producer.  With 10+ years of experience in TV – writing, producing, marketing and branded content creation – she an exceptional storyteller in the media of TV, film and short form content.  Anne has extensive experience producing commercials, on-air promotions and branded content for the NFL and other high profile brands.  Anne has also harnessed her screenwriting background and skills and leveraged them into producing award-winning creative marketing campaigns.  Anne is thrilled to bring her deep writing, producing and marketing experience to the SpyGame Studio team.

Clients include: NFL Network, CBS, Disney ABC Television Group, Sesame Street Workshop

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!  Cody is a commercial veteran and really knows his stuff.  

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

 

Director- Christian

Starting as a Loader in the Camera department, Christian had the fortune to work at the highest level in both commercial and music video film production.  He worked under top Directors such as David Fincher, Joe Carnahan, and Jon Favereau.  Now an award winning Director and DP, Christian specializes in commercials, branded content and narrative.

Clients include: Tesla, OWN, IKEA, Lipton, NBC Sports, AMEX, and Ford

Director- Joe

Joe 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- 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-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, Cheetos, and Sears

Cinematographer-Will

Will 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.  

Cinematographer-Matt

Matt is a cinematographer always crafting a new approach in his lighting and camera movement to push the visual aesthetics on each project in order to make it unique to the director’s vision.  He brings a knowledge of camera movement unlike other DP’s with his 10 years of experience in Aerial Drone camera systems. He has utilized these skills on major motion pictures, large scale commercials and projects alike. Above all else Matt prides himself in his approach to the production process and always respecting the value of the story being told.  He values his entire crew and their unique abilities on set to push the limits of production value and visuals.
 
Clients include: Exxon Mobil, Discover Card, ESPN, Houston Rockets, Redbull, and Paramount Pictures

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- 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.

Editor- Simon

Simon has worked in cities such as Boston, New York, and
Providence with numerous production companies. He has edited and produced multiple documentaries, advertisements, and sizzle reels for a variety of
different clients, and has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of Adobe Premiere and Avid Media Composer. 
 
Clients include: Capital One, Alcone, and Travelocity.

Editor- Julie

Julie has edited award winning commercials, music videos, and brand films for such iconic brands as Nike, Apple, Coca-Cola, and American Express. She has been instrumental in helping to shape Gwyneth Paltrow’s online video content for GOOP, and recently edited episodes for the MTV series “To Live and Dance in LA” and the pilot for David Gordon Green’s “There’s Johnny” for HULU. 

Julie’s work has been featured at Sundance, Cannes, D&AD, and AICP.

Clients include: Apple, Google, MTV, Sony, NBC, RCA Records, and Glamour Magazine

Storyboard Artist- Josh

Josh is a LA-based freelance artist who specializes in storyboarding for film, TV, and animation, as well as comic books, concept art, and illustration.

As a graduate of the Kubert School, he has a special passion for superhero, fantasy, and science fiction comics. His dream is to work for Marvel or DC.

Clients include:  Kobe Bryant (ESPN’s Detail), EA Games (Star Wars Battlefront I & II, Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes), Mattel (Hot Wheels AI), Lego (DC Super-Villains), Bethesda (Prey), Dark Burn Creative (Gems of War, CoffeeMate), and many more. 

 

Storyboard Artist- Tim

Tim is a freelance storyboard artist and previsualization consultant for live-action films and television.  He has drawn storyboards for six feature films and for and many commercials. Tim has a BA in Film/Video Production and has also trained at The Animation Guild in Burbank under Disney Master Instructors Karl Gnass and Mark McDonnell.

Clients include: State Farm, Marvel, Gatorade, ESPN, Dunkin’ Donuts, Wells Fargo, Subway, Nestle, The Home Depot, Burger King, and Tidy Cats.

Storyboard Artist- Jonathan

Jonathan is a professional storyboard artist working primarily in the film industry since 2005 and working in advertising, video games and illustration in general since 1999.

He has worked as a storyboard artist and visual consultant on feature films, averaging about two to three per year while doing television commercials in between larger projects.

Clients include: The Jungle Book Movie, Allegiant Movie, Slenderman Movie, Cloverfield Paradox Movie, Resident Evil Extinction, BMW Films, Playstation, XBox, Nike, McDonalds, NBC, Footlocker, Disney, Sony, Sears, Dodge, Coca Cola, Lexus, Ford, and many more.

Facebook Expert- Andy

Andy has worked in sales and marketing all of his adult life and has the ability to gather vital data, in a variety of ways, to get the best possible understanding of a company, and it’s ideal customers.

Andy uses techniques akin to FBI profiling to get into the mind of your ideal client so that your message is delivered in a way that makes your offer irresistible.  His love of people and dedication to quality of service are what set him apart from the competition. 

He has spent years learning the art of online marketing from some of the most sought after teachers in the business, and has dedicated himself to helping others achieve their dreams.

Analytics & Data Expert- Lui

Lui was was trained on Google analytics and blackhat SEO during the Wild Wild West of SEO.  The rules were still being defined, and Lui was new to it all, but soon he became an expert in Marketing Analytics and Data.  He is the type of guy who can help you get eyes on your video and he has a very large tool kit to get to your target audience of clients.

Sales and Outreach- Ian

Ian, our Sales and Outreach Coordinator, hails from Washington DC and he is also a writer and director. He spent his college years at the University of Wisconsin and is our top sales and intern recruiter.

He has worked for Warner Bros and CBS.