Chip Swetnam started his first video production company as a teenager, producing corporate video for businesses including The Hyatt Regency Hotel, Dana Corporation and others. His passion was, and remains, storytelling through the moving image. He has worked for the biggest names in entertainment including Disney, Universal, NBC, ABC, CBS, Fox and more. Chip has extensive experience producing, shooting and editing documentaries, dramatic and commercial television, corporate films and a fair amount of feature film work as well. He has an uncanny ability to connect with talent and draw out their best possible performance while bringing a sense of calm and ease to the set. He is the founder of the National History Foundation, a public non-profit dedicated to preserving video oral histories of the “American Story”, and donates production services to several worthy causes.
Jay is a three time Emmy award winning videographer. He comes from a broadcast journalism background and began commercial production in 2001. Jay’s undergraduate degree is from Westminster College PA and he is currently completing his Masters with a specialization in advertising through the Newhouse School at Syracuse University. He’s a former volunteer firefighter and a proud member of Steeler Nation. Jay is a founding partner of Skybridge Mediaworks and lives in Louisville, KY with his wife and children.
Laury Christensen is a writer, producer, production manager and founding partner of SkyBridge Mediaworks. Her career spans decades, with beginnings in public television in St. Paul, Minnesota. She has produced nearly every genre of film, from feature to commercial and documentary. Past national spots include Long John Silver’s, Ebonite and National City Bank. In addition, Laury spent a decade working on extraordinarily complex national museum projects. Contracted by Donna Lawrence Productions, Laury’s film work can be seen at the National Infantry Museum, the Gettysburg Museum, the National World War I museum and others.