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Each project is an
opportunity to create
a unique experience
We are visual storytellers who believe that creativity shouldn’t have any boundaries. Whether it’s discovering new and improved ways to market your brand or innovating in a growing technological era, we have the coordinates for each successful project launch.
Embedded into our foundation is the belief that our work should always surpass industry standards and exceed client expectations. The process of capturing each project’s vision takes preparation, experience, and a production company that can dream your dreams. Every distinct cinematic endeavor, from concept to creation, evolves into a lasting partnership with us. That is the Skystorm creed.
Karen has experience in a wide array of industries. Her passion for teamwork ultimately led her to join forces with her husband, John, and they to gave birth to their video production company, Skystorm Productions. Karen loves spending time with her three kids, living the equestrian life, and hanging out at the lake (but avoiding alligators). She enjoys vacationing up north, volunteering at their kids’ school, and cheese curds.
“I’ve got Wisconsin blood!”
Jackie always wanted to join the circus and actually went to clown school along with her husband and two kids. This comes in handy at Skystorm as she juggles her many, varied responsibilities, i.e. accounts payable, production coordinating, and crewing for the mobile truck division.
“I’m like Skystorm spackle…I fill in the gaps!”
Successful entrepreneur, John Haslam, founded Skystorm Productions in 1998 with one vision – to create compelling, inspirational media while communicating with global audiences. John realized that the right people, coupled with technology, create successful products, so he formed a strong team with diverse talents and world-class experience. As Senior Producer, he has guided that team through hundreds of high-quality video productions, from TV Shows, commercials, and infomercials, to corporate training programs, and large-scale live productions. Skystorm’s clients appreciate his creativity, integrity, and work ethic—just a few of the many reasons they keep coming back. Born in Los Angeles and raised in the Amazon Jungle with indigenous tribes in Venezuela; John speaks fluent Spanish and can communicate in various tribal languages. He’s an active Assistant Boy Scout Master, Sunday School Teacher, proud father of three children, and the loving husband of a beautiful wife.
Alex worked in Los Angeles as a freelance Line Producer before coming to Skystorm. He’s delivered national advertising campaigns for big brands, including Microsoft, Bridgestone, Chanel, BMW, ESPN, AT&T, HP, and Cisco Systems. He has worked with several ad industry leaders, including Leo Burnett, Saatchi & Saatchi, Crispin Porter + Bogusky, McCann, BBDO, DDB, and Publicis. Alex enjoys traveling with his beautiful daughter and wife, as he looks for new areas of inspiration.
“I live for the creative process, and custom-fitting solutions to creative challenges.”
Robert has worked in the production industry for more than 20 years and joined the Skystorm team in 2001. He manages mobile production and large events for Skystorm and plays a vital role in the efficiency of our production team. He says he’s just a country boy at heart and can come up with a joke in less than 3 seconds. Robert has a beautiful wife and two amazing children.
“You can’t fix stupid!”
Warren has more than 20 years experience in Music and Media Production, working with clients such as Warner Brothers, Disney, Swarovski, Trinity Broadcasting Network, U.S. Postal Service, U.S. Air Force, Tupperware, and Microsoft. He is an award-winning Editor and Post Production Supervisor who possesses a strong passion for the creative process and team management. In addition, he is a professional musician, arranger, and an aspiring, amateur BBQ pit smoker.
“Excellence is a notch below perfection. If you shoot for perfection, you will hit excellence every time.”
Rocky is a proud Cuban Canadian. She graduated from UCF with a Bachelor’s in Radio & Television Production and a minor in Anthropology. She has a knack for organization and creating structure from chaos, which has proven to be a major asset for Skystorm. Originally interested in Architecture, Rocky loves HGTV and wants to flip homes herself some day! When Rocky’s not organizing our shoots, she enjoys diagnosing her dog’s human-like abilities– yes, she believes her dog is human!
“Dance like nobody’s watching, and live like it’s heaven on earth.”
Nancy has served as our business owner/manager for more than 15 years. Outside of managing Skystorm’s business affairs, she enjoys photography, especially in black and white. She prefers being behind the camera instead of in front of it. Her favorite place to vacation is the beach … any beach! She’s the mom of two teenage boys, stepmom to two more boys, and wife of a Chef (at least her dog is a girl).
“Live life with no regrets.”
Walter emigrated from Central America and grew up in Sunny Florida. He attended college seeking a degree in computer programming but fell into photography and video and hasn’t looked back. Walter loves photography, gaming, comics, beer, milkshakes, and exploring abandoned buildings.
“I love simple and clean design but I’m not a simple and clean guy.”
Jason is armed with over 20 years of experience in the industry and 15 years in post. He enjoys new technology and the joy it brings to peoples lives. While he appreciates the solitude of a creek and a fishing pole, Chamberlain has also been known to get loud with his friends at a local party.
“I am honored to be part of such a talented and fun group of people at Skystorm.”