We're Emmy Award winning design-driven storytellers helping our clients effectively communicate in the world of advertising and branding.

We have in-house experts in these areas:

PHOTOREAL CG // MOTION DESIGN // VR // LIVE ACTION PRODUCTION // EDITORIAL

 

SEAN OWOLO

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER / PARTNER / BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Sean is originally from Connecticut. He is a veteran entertainment executive having spent 10 years in the music industry, before spending the last 4 years in the visual design industry. Sean is an all around great guy, but don’t try calling him at 5am.  He’ll be at the beach on his long board.

 

STEVE PETERSEN

DIRECTOR / CO-FOUNDER

Steve is originally from Miami, FL. He has worked as a director, editor, producer and designer. Aside from his ongoing work in the commercial industry, he has directed many hours of long-form content for Current, Discovery and the National Geographic Channel. And he is currently developing and producing several scripted feature film projects.

 

KEN CARLSON

CREATIVE DIRECTOR / CO-FOUNDER

Ken is a graduate of the University of Florida. He has worked as a senior supervising show producer, photojournalist, and designer.  Ken has directed short form projects for Ubisoft, NFL Network, AMC and Bravo. Ken also owns a dance studio with his wife in Encino, CA.

 
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CHARLIE POMYKAL

E.P. CREATIVE CONTENT & NEW BUSINESS LEAD

Charlie is connector by birth, a brand strategist and entertainment junky by love and passion.  A native Texan, but Cali boy by choice since 1999.  He's a proud doggie daddy of two, thrives to connect talent, business plans and making creative ideas come true.  His career has allowed him to work with some of the best in original music, independent film and advertising, launching private labels, developing strategic content and producing work for The Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences, and a long fun list of networks and international brands to boot.  Charlie is both a creative and business minded thinker and collaborator who's enthusiasm and passion prove infectious for all to win-win.

 

CRYSTAL DEONES

SENIOR PRODUCER

Crystal was born and raised in Los Angeles, even attending high school in “beautiful downtown Burbank”. She brings her many years of motion graphics production experience to the already seasoned team here at BIG MACHINE. Having produced for all types of projects from movie titles and trailers, commercials, interactive Web content and award shows, she knows what it takes to get the job done and get it done right. With her attention to detail and obsession with organization, Crystal has never met a spread sheet she didn’t like.