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Tony Pfau-Executive Producer/Director

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Tony Pfau is the show creator and has been in the film business since 1981. Having shot hroughout the U.S. and Canada, he is an accomplished cinematographer, director and producer. Having been a in the film and video production world for over 3 decades,Tony Pfau has worked on features, independent features, and has well over 1000 commercials and hundreds of corporate presentations. He maintains the one philosophy as a rule; “There is absolutely nothing that can’t make it to the screen” Tony is no stranger to aviation either.
He brings with him the unique aerial production experience. Among other projects involving aircraft, while producing spots for RE/Max International, Tony produced all of the multi balloon filming operations working with the top pilots and cinematographer Stan McClain using the Wescam System. Amazing footage was also shot for Coors, flying from the mountains to the plant located in Golden as well as running shots with their trucks. Early in his career, and before non-linear, digital wonderland, he produced a film on hot air ballooning called “Challenge the Wind”  He also coordinated the aerial work for children’s feature film, Moosie.
Avpfilms, formerly AVP Productions was formed as a boutique production company and production services company in 1986 and is the hub for director / producer and chief creative, Tony Pfau. Prior to officially organizing as a business,
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Stephen McKissen – Cinematographer | Visual Production Operations

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Steve is a fellow instructor with executive producer Tony Pfau at the Colorado Film School.  He immediately saw the great opportunity and offered to get on board to help get the pilot shot.

Stephen McKissen was born and raised in Denver, Colorado, a super 8mm film junkie from the start. He attended the Colorado Film School in 2000 where he focused on Writing and Directing.

He cut his teeth working at production houses in Denver, such as Citizen Pictures, The Colorado Production Group, and Denver’s premier Lighting and Grip house “Lighting Services.” Stephen worked under famed cinematographers Ric Waite, (Footloose, 48hrs) as a gaffer and with Scott Ransom (Switchback, One Crazy Summer) as a Camera Operator, just to name a few.

He has worked on hundreds of short films, music videos and feature films as director of photography.   When it comes to teaching, Stephen encourages hands-on learning, story-driven interpretation of screenplays and constructive collaboration with producers and directors.

Steve will likely be filming parts of various sequences and also help in the coordinating and training for apprentices.  You can see his work here!

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Gaylene Garcia-Granger | Freelance Producer Writer

Gaylene Garcia-Granger
We are thrilled to announce the addition of Gaylene Garcia-Granger as one of the writers to Airpark TV Show.  She has built a list of very impressive credits over the last 20 years.
Gaylene earned her Bachelor at CU’s Journalism School in Boulder CO. and has been in the TV biz over 15 years. This Emmy-nominated producer got her start in corporate production as a coordinator and then Production Manager for USWEST Creative Services. From there, she moved onto cable programming with High Noon Entertainment in which she wore many hats from researcher and coordinator to field producer on programs for HGTV and the History Channel. Following that, she took off around the world writing and producing for Citizen Pictures and their Travel Channel, Discovery Network, and Food Network programs.
She’s had the unique pleasure of traveling to and writing about the “World’s Best Beaches”, writing for the harrowing “Dispatch from the Danger Zone”, and then literally taking a bite out of delectable shows like “Simply Delicioso” and “Giada’s Weekend Getaways”, featuring celebrity chef, Giada DeLaurentiis. Today, she spends much of her time running around after her two, high-energy, beautiful little girls and is “learning to fly” with Airpark TV!
She will be working on several segments for us including the “kid craft” section and other special features.

 

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Executive Producer – Sheri Kaz – Award Winning Producer Director

Sheri Kaz
Sheri is an Emmy Award winning writer, producer, director.  Over the years she has earned numerous awards for creative excellence.  Since graduating from the University of Denver with a Mass Communications degree in 1982, she has been producing and directing hundreds of spots, television productions and an even award winning feature,”Moosie”.

Sheri has proven her unique talent with family and children programming. The family movie “Moosie” began winning awards right after it’s release. The picture was awarded, winner of the 2000 Silver Telly Award for Children’s Audience, winner of the 1999 Videographer Award of Excellence for Children’s Programming and winner of the 2000 Axiem Award for Directing

Tony Pfau and Sheri have collaborated on many projects over the years, including the feature film “Moosie”. Their most recent collaboration was on a project for Great West Life which earned a Herme’s Gold Award.
Sheri also brings the marketing expertise, a keen business sense as bonus to the already cutting edge creative. She has a natural talent to work with and communicate to youth that will make Airpark a one of a kind production, be it television or other avenues we pursue to promote aviation to today’s budding aviators.
We are lucky and excited that she came on board to help make Airpark TV a reality.
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