The Ambassador Chronicles

Barbara 'Bea' Dageforde - A Grips Journey

Having a proper G/E team not only keeps your sets safe while moving quicker on set, but they also contribute to the creation of bringing life to the story. This month’s artist spotlight is Bea Dageforde, your local G/E chick here to support all your on-set safety needs. Read more here!

Austin Taylor - Artist Spotlight


Austin Taylor is a filmmaker with creativity built in his DNA. His mother an actress and father a musician helped laid the foundation for Austin’s creative process and mind today. Now, his main focus is filmmaking, specifically cinematography and being a legendary Movi Operator. 

Jordan Graves – Artist Spotlight


Jordan Graves makes it his personal mission to continue to learn whether it be leading Camera Ambassador sales department or producing all forms of video content.  Jordan is continuous learning paving the way to give those around him experience that overall contributes to the filmmaking community in Chicago and beyond. Jordan is a filmmaker. He started out in camera, and slowly transitioned into producing, and now he pressuring directing.

Kemi Mayomi - Artist Spotlight

As a multi-talented filmmaker and crew member, it’s no surprise if you work with Kemi Mayomi on set one day and she is the Cinematographer and then the next, she is pulling focus as the 1st AC or creating lighting diagrams as a DP or Gaffer. She does it all.

5 Scalable Tips For any Successful Film Production


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Here you’ll find this list of tips which led to our success which we believe are universal across all genres and scales of indie filmmaking. It’s my hope that these tips will bring you success, too. So if you want to develop thoughtful processes throughout all aspects of your production, make awesome movies, and have fun doing it, keep reading.

Written by Grace Pisula of The Founder of Gold Point Studio