Shaun Hautly

Shaun is the lead producer, director, and camera operator for boom. He loves lighting interviews and getting moving shots. He also gets obsessive about audio.

He has a tattoo of boom’s motto: “We’re all in this together.” He lives with his wife and their dog on The Hill, in St. Louis.

Learn more about him at ShaunHautly.com.

Shaun shoots a lot of boom projects on his own. However, when projects get big and more cameras and people are needed, these are the people boom trusts to build crews, solve problems, and capture magic.


David Christopher Pitt

David is a director of photography who creates perfection without ever taking things too seriously. David seems to have a celestial control over light and has the camera to capture it perfectly.

David shoots independent films (horror films, especially) and corporate marketing videos through his own Neuri Cinema, and co-hosts a podcast about The Hardy Boys Book Series with Shaun.

Learn more about David and see his work on vimeo.


Bret Hoy

Bret has an amazing eye for photography and videography. Beyond that, he sees through the medium and deep into the content. He’s an incredible director and always sees the project from above so he can understand how to run things on the ground.

Bret shoots corporate marketing videos and weddings and writes for the film analysis website Monolith Medium. He also plays a lot of basketball.

See his stuff and learn more about him at Hoy Creative.


Keath Mees

Keath is a patient videographer. He likes to build his shots thoughtfully and knows when things are worth taking an extra moment to get right.

Keath has Pixar heroes and villains tattooed up each of his arms and has a fondness for a good, watchable movie. He’s also a huge fan of David and Shaun’s podcast.

Check out his stuff on his YouTube Channel.


Jill Pampel

Jill understands people. She helps us write and conceptualize projects that may be tough for a general audience. She’s an extraordinary marketer and has a knack for explaining complicated things in a way that anyone can understand. When she has time, she’s also a great director.

Jill is the Director of Admissions and Marketing for The College School and sings in her spare time.


Jeff Ullery

Jeff is a writer and storyteller. He brings a depth to production that is unique and noticeable. When someone has a story to tell, Jeff makes sure that the viewer is going to be brought along intuitively and that they’ll connect with the organization or brand.

Jeff spends his time playing and coaching Ultimate Frisbee and traveling, often in search of a story.

You can see what he’s thinking on his blog.