Chief Executive Officer at AMP Equipment, previously owned and operated Bulldog Film & Video Services inc. Brian has over 35 years of film and video production experience.
Prior to his career in film and video, Brian studied commercial and graphic arts at Oklahoma State University before serving in the United States Navy as an Intelligence Specialist, specializing in aerial reconnaissance photography, and teaching photography at Naval Air Station North Island.
In his career in film and video production, Brian's work on Television commercials has helped garner his clients hundreds of ADDY awards and dozens of Telly's, and his music video work has received 7 DOVE Awards for "Best Music Video of the Year"
Although Brian works mainly as a Gaffer or Key Grip, he is also an accomplished D.P., who Produced and Directed a pro-bono video he conceptualized for the Folds of Honor Foundation, which won an ADDY Award, 3 Bronze Telly Awards, and a Silver Telly.
Brian was the creator and sponsor behind the Oklahoma Film Institute at Oklahoma City Community College. After its inception in 1997 Brian served as the lighting instructor for the first decade of the program. Brian also contributed over thirty thousand dollars in rental equipment to help establish, develop, and operate the program. Brian has also served as an instructor, and donated equipment to the Summer Arts Film Institute at Quartz Mountain State Park.
Brian also created the first online production guide database for Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Production Guide web site. This web site was one of the first online databases in the country, and for 10 years was the ONLY online source for Oklahoma crew and production services. Brian also provided a printed hard copy of the database to the Oklahoma Film Office as a resource to help promote Oklahoma as a movie production location.
Brian has sponsored numerous area film festivals during their initial years to help them get started, including the DeadCenter Film Festival, the Bare Bones Film Festival, the Overground Film Festival and the Oklahoma Territory Film Council Film Festival. At the 2007 Script-to-Screen Film Festival, Brian was awarded the “Industry Trailblazer Award“. In recent years, Brian has also been featured in the trade magazines Markee Magazine and Indie Slate, and was also featured in Oklahoma Business and in several local Tulsa World newspaper articles.
Chief Operations Officer and Director of Production at AMP Equipment, previously founded and served as Principal for New Millennium Productions LLC.
Graduating from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in advertising, Greg began his career as an ad agency account executive, and concluded as a copywriter & production designer.
New Millennium Productions LLC began when Greg decided to create his own independent company, where he established himself as a producer of television commercials, music videos, corporate films and independent films. Greg began to purchase equipment for his own productions, which eventually lead to his starting a rental service.
Greg’s career exceeds 30 years experience in film and video production. Greg’s set experience has awarded him recognition as a cinematographer and lighting director. Raised as the son of a structural engineer, Greg has an understanding of mechanics, and is also an experienced key rigging-grip.
Greg also served as an instructor at Oklahoma City Community College, teaching lighting design and grip techniques at the Oklahoma Film Institute.
Greg is also an accomplished freelanced artist. His preferred medium is large-scale oil painting. His work has been represented by two of Oklahoma’s largest art galleries and interior designers. Greg’s past time passions include scuba diving, backpacking and participating in two-wheeled motor sports.