Drew is a passionate, driven, professional with extensive experience in every aspect of video production. Â With a proven track record of employing cutting edge technology, expediting turnaround time, and implementing best practices, Drew has built a loyal following of clients.
Drew has become the â€œgo-toâ€ guy for improving and expanding his clientsâ€™ existing efforts. With his extensive experience in storytelling and creating powerful messages, Drew is able to employ a variety of skill sets, coupled with practical experience and a tenacity for thinking â€œoutside the boxâ€, to deliver superior results in all of his endeavors.
Upon graduating from Western Illinois University, Broadcasting degree in in hand, Drew financed some production equipment and head out across country shooting a reality television pilot, which was ultimately pitched to several major networks including FX, SpikeTV, and the Speed Channel.
On the heels of his adventure, Drew accepted a full time position at Western Illinois University, and assumed production responsibilities for the departmentâ€™s longest running, and highest revenue generating program,Â Apples Video Magazine.Â Â
While producingÂ Apples,Â Drew gained the attention of Executive Producers at the Chicago based, Weigel Broadcasting Company. In recognition of his aptitude for producing educational content, and technical expertise, Drew was chosen as the Editor of the soon to be national childrenâ€™s television series,Â Green Screen Adventures. By introducing advanced visual effects with robust sound design, Drew achieved national recognition, earning both a Gabriel Award and a Telly Award.
As an advocate of continuing education, Drew is also a lifelong learner. He has worked side by side with major Hollywood industry leaders to gain considerable knowledge and experience with leading edge strategies, and techniques.
A Subject Matter Expert at video instruction, Drew has built a reputation for being a master collaborator and superlative communicator. He has earned a reputation as an expert at teaching with video in a variety of areas including broadcast TV, Legal Organizations, Publishers and Universities.
Drew holds multiple certifications by the American Guild of Courtroom Videographers, including Certified Court Video Specialist (CCVS), Certified Video Documentary Specialist (CVDS), and Certified Deposition Video Specialist (CDVS), and has become a sought-after video consultant / expert in the legal community.
Currently, Drew consults on best practices, and produces all continuing legal education video and presentations for the Illinois State Bar Association.
Passion, commitment, expertise, and drive are all evident in Drewâ€™s work. He delivers exactly what his clients want, by understanding what they need and providing proper guidance to get them where they need to be.