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ABOUT US

GansMEDIA is an award winning full-service production studio focused on telling thought provoking stories through compelling content creation.

We are a team of creative professionals who develop stories for any brand, across any medium. With tradition rooted in classical storytelling we utilize our skill set to work with the client to create content that is not only aesthetic to the eye, but thought provoking to the viewer.

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” – Confucius

From documentary features to launching campaigns, working in the visual medium is where our passion is. Here is a small collection of different mediums that we work across.

WORK

REEL

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SERVICES

Our goal is to collaborate with clients to create captivating stories that resonate with audiences.

Whether you are working on your feature documentary or launching the next big campaign, if you are not using aesthetic, thought provoking storytelling you are not grabbing your viewers. From creating the perfect workflow to assembling the pieces together to tell your story. Regardless of the visual medium we are with you every step of the way.

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Concept

Pre Production

After the idea is pushed forward we lay the groundwork to ensure a positive and productive workflow. Keeping a tight schedule we make sure the project is both realistic and cost effective without compromising quality.

Capture

Production

Once a style is established that best tells the story, I assemble a team of creative specialists to bring the project to life. The team will have one focus, to complete the task at hand while providing a collaborative and professional environment.

Create

Post Production

This is where it all comes together allowing the pieces of the puzzle to take shape. With a talented group of editors, motion designers and engineers, the piece takes form and is ready to be released via any medium you request.

Feature

From short subject to feature documentary, Behind the Scenes to featurettes, we will help you tell your story to the world. Wether you are looking for a seasoned editor to help craft your story or a whole crew to tackle your project, we can help.

Commercial

Whether its going to broadcast or you are planning a large online campaign, we will help you develop the highest quality production to push your brand.

Promotional

We can help you develop a piece targeted to the right audience with all the correct elements in place to help promote your brand. Wether you need a :30 sec teaser or a full featured spot we will collaborate with you to create the most engaging content possible.

Corporate

Company profiles, B2B, Medical and even instructional / training videos. Focusing on pacing and informative storytelling we keep viewers interested while relaying your message.

Motion Graphics

If your story is meant to be told through motion graphics and/or animation, we have you covered.  After all there is a kid in all of us.

Presentation

Wether its on a television or a 100ft wall we will create the best experience for your viewers. From multi-projector displays for your launch event to large scale video content for your presentation booth, we will create engaging content that is larger than life.

TEAM

“Teamwork divides the task and multiplies the success.” – unknown

The people that we choose to collaborate with are true creative professionals, masters of their trade. When a project is put together the team is assembled that best fits the scope and direction of the piece. Each person knows what needs to get done to obtain the highest quality production possible.
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  • Alex Gans
    Alex Gans
    Owner | Creative Director
  • Joseph Alex Pollini
    Joseph Alex Pollini
    Cinematographer
  • Chris Thueson
    Chris Thueson
    Sound Engineer
  • Leo Kaliski
    Leo Kaliski
    Composer
  • Carlos Sanches
    Carlos Sanches
    Re-Recording Engineer
  • Matt Read
    Matt Read
    Cinematographer
  • Keith Clark
    Keith Clark
    Cinematographer
  • Rickie Bocanegra
    Rickie Bocanegra
    Hair | Makeup
  • Sean Clark
    Sean Clark
    Key Grip
  • Jeremy Wells
    Jeremy Wells
    Illustrator | Designer
Alex Gans
Owner | Creative Director

With more than 15 years experience in film/video production, Alex is truly developing his craft. He started GansMEDIA out of his passion for the craft of storytelling and having the ability to create it for others. Alex has produced and edited two feature length documentaries, both which have garnered acclaim along with worked with such clients as Full Tilt Poker, Warner Brothers, Dreamworks, Cedars-Sinai and Hairbond USA. He also ran the post production dept for an award winning social media company and was senior editor at two prestigious award winning post houses.

Alex is focused on providing clients with an amazing collaborative experience while creating the most aesthetic content possible.

 

Joseph Alex Pollini
Cinematographer

Alex developed an affection for photography and film while growing up in the mountains of the Eastern Sierra.  Inspired by the works of adventure photographer Galen Rowell, Alex discovered his passion for creating emotional connections through powerful and authentic images.  Today Alex purses this passion through motion pictures. Working with such clients as HBO, Virgin America and Reebok has allowed him to captures thought-provoking stories.  From ancient Buddhist dances in the Himalayas, to diamond mines in the Canadian tundra, to the lives of Los Angeles foster youth, Alex’s mission is to inspire viewers.

Chris Thueson
Sound Engineer

Chris has recorded sound on a wide variety of productions including feature films, behind the scenes, and corporate media.
He has swung a boom for Playboy, Relativity Television, and College Humor. When he’s not mixing you can find him in nature, kayaking, hiking or just enjoying the sounds.

Leo Kaliski
Composer

Leo received his Bachelor’s of Music from California State University Northridge. He has worked on such high profile projects as “God of War, “Revolution” and “The Minions” and alongside such composers as Gerard Marino, Christopher Lennertz and Heitor Pereira. He has also lent his composing skills to companies including Audi, Taco Bell and NBC.

Carlos Sanches
Re-Recording Engineer
Matt Read
Cinematographer
Keith Clark
Cinematographer
Rickie Bocanegra
Hair | Makeup

Rickie Bocanegra licensed professional with over 11 years working in the beauty industry. So people feel comfortable when she touches their face. She has worked with companies such as Paul Mitchell, Poise Makeup Professional and is currently Brand Ambassador for Hot Tools U.S. On set Rickie is amazing at creating the perfect look to compliment the style of the project.

Sean Clark
Key Grip

With a degree in film Sean navigates the sets of commercials, feature films and television shows as a key grip and lighting tech. Basically, he can operate any piece of equipment and set up lights like nobody’s business. When he is not working you can find him looking up at the stars as he takes long walks on the Venice Boardwalk.

Birthplace:
Hometown: Venice, CA

Jeremy Wells
Illustrator | Designer

With a degree in animation Jeremy is our go to guy for clean design and full illustration. When he is not working a graphics tablet he can be found training in Jiu-Jisto, Kenpo, Boxing and spending time with his family.

REACH OUT AND SEE HOW WE CAN HELP YOU CREATE.

Looking forward to seeing how we can collaborate.

CONTACT US

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Feel free to contact us for your next project. We do our best to respond within 24 hours. Please use email for fastest response.

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INSTA/BLOG

A place to keep our stuff.

A collection of art, film, animation, graphics and anything else that we like. Some of us may rant about obscure topics. If you find us interesting, check back once and a while.  

Insta

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Blog

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Blog

By |July 29th, 2015|

Just a very twisted infographic. Love it!

By |May 15th, 2015|

A very dark, well designed, and truthful animation.

By |September 4th, 2014|

(NSFW)

Amazing use of animation, although disturbing it couldnt be any more true. Sad.

By |April 17th, 2014|

For over 15 years now I have worked as an editor. Throughout this time I can not count how many times I have been asked to explain what my job actually is. Thank you to […]

By |October 30th, 2012|

Amazing stop motion!!!

By |June 26th, 2012|

Good Stuff.

By |June 25th, 2011|

Super creative. Its been a while since I have seen some really interesting music video work.