LeftEffect Media, LLC is a company founded on the want and need to work with others that like to challenge themselves creatively.
Brian is a collaborator first and foremost.
He has experience shooting, producing, writing, and directing commercials, documentaries and TV shows.
Brian is mainly focusing on camera operating while staying up-to-date with the latest cameras working as an assistant camera and DIT/data wrangler.
Documentaries filmmaking is his passion.
A still photographer since getting his hands on his mother's vintage
Vivitar 250/SL camera.
Brian has taught 16 different courses at Madison Media Institute from 2008-2013.
Brian served as President of Media Communications Association-International and served on both the board for MMI's Video Department and Madison College's Video Department.
Brian has earned awards including several Telly Awards, WCCA Award, MadFed Addy, CAB Award, and an AHECTA Award.
In 2011, Brian collaborated with Outrigger3 and directed the animation "Statisticks" for the United Way of Lake County, quickly became one of TED Talks top "Ads Worth Spreading."
Brian worked on the following projects in Film Festivals & Award shows:
Mark My Words (2010, Milwaukee Int'l Film Fest)
Wisconsin (2012, WI Film Fest)
Wisconsin Rising (2014, WI Film Fest)
HBO's Beware the Slenderman (2016, South x Southwest)
The Smart Studios Story (2016, South x Southwest)
PBS Kids: Talk About Race & Racism (2021, Emmy Award-Winning Program)
Brian is supported by his lovely partner/fiancé, Galina and their three children - 6, 14 and 15 years of age.