About Us

Nick Loud, Co-Founder | Creative Director

Nick is a filmmaker and photographer who has spent several years in Los Angeles producing, shooting and editing multiple short and feature documentaries. During his time there, Nick worked on two documentaries for ESPN films, including one that premiered on ESPN’s ‘30 for 30’ digital platform about the obscure sport of Jai Alai. He helped produce and edit the feature documentary Finding Oscar, executive produced by Steven Spielberg, about the search for justice in the case of the 1982 Dos Erres massacre in Guatemala. The documentary premiered at the Telluride Film Festival and is now available on Amazon Prime.


Recently, he captured the trial of disgraced USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar for the HBO feature documentary At The Heart Of Gold.


Nick lives in Traverse City, Michigan.

Chris Loud, Co-Founder | Executive Editor

Chris has several years experience as a travel and fiction writer, and has recently produced and wrote for the travel TV shows Coolest Places on Earth, State to State, and Great Escapes. Chris has also produced a handful of short films and web series, including the short romantic comedy Listen, an official selection into the Cinematic Arts Film Festival in Los Angeles. He’s been published in magazines like Tank and Animal Fair, and anthologies like Wonderbox Publishing’s Normal Deviation, and Found Magazine’s Requiem for a Paper Bag, where he curated short stories from actor Andy Samberg and Iraq war journalist Michael Yon. He spent a short time as a sports blogger for RANT sports, covering his beloved Detroit Lions, which almost killed him in the brain. He also contributes regularly to the northern Michigan publication the Glen Arbor Sun.

Chris currently lives in Traverse City, Michigan with his wife, daughter, and dog.

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