Owner & PartnerJamie Crawford has more than 20 years of experience in journalism & public relations and is passionate about the art of storytelling through video. She hand and her business partner, Caroline Tracz, hand select creative professionals for each project/customer based on their experience, creativity, passion and talent. Launching Colorado Video Productions is a dream-come-true and has been many years in the making. She and Caroline have assembled a dream team of incredible talent from all over the state of Colorado. Colorado Video Productions is proud to be a women-owned and operated business and always select men and women based solely on their talent and experience to work on each project.
Caroline W. Tracz
Managing PartnerCaroline Tracz is Colorado Video’s Managing Partner and works directly with customers and team members, making sure the video production process goes seamlessly, from beginning to end. Caroline studied Entrepreneurial Business Management and for more than 10 years has worked in management, marketing and outreach. She enjoys working with people and takes care of all the important details of each video production job. Caroline is excited to be part of a team that is made up of some the most talented video professionals in the state of Colorado.
Video Editor, Motion Graphics Artist and Content CreatorDon Lavender has worked as a video editor, motion graphics artist and general content creator for marketing and PR companies for more than six years. His experience also includes the Saint Louis ad world, where he ran an in-house video department at a marketing agency. Having worked on everything from broadcast commercials to Super Bowl spots and everything in between. He strives to achieve authentic, emotive storytelling while creating an aesthetic wow factor. Clients he has previously worked with include Alamo, AT&T, Edward Jones, Everclear, Post Cereal and Wells Fargo.
Producer, Director, Videographer, Editor & Voiceover TalentRyan Adams began his career as a videographer in 2000, graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Digital Media. From his base in Austin, Texas he shared his talent as a freelance videographer with National Geographic, ESPN, The Learning Channel, A&E, and The History Channel, and many others. Ryan has collaborated on several pilot series for National Geographic Channel, and Discovery Health that became long-running series. Ryan has a passion for nature and the outdoors, as well as the human element of any story. He relocated to Fort Collins, Colorado in 2016.
VideographerAutumn Parry has a passion for videography and the ability to create compelling narratives and deliver stories that affect viewers. Her experience is diverse, from event coverage to in-depth features for well-known Colorado media outlets and American Public Television.
VideographerValerie Mosley is an award-winning videographer and storyteller, with many years of experience in the newspaper industry. Her passion is in meeting new people, seeing new things and taking on the challenge of capturing video that effectively conveys the client’s message.
AnimatorMark Foerster is a freelance animator with over 25 years of animation, video, and illustration experience and expertise. He enjoys developing a positive working relationship with the client in order to bring their visions to life. Animation has always been his keen interest going back to creating stop-motion clay models as a kid. Visualizing the hidden worlds in science and medicine fosters better understanding for patients, doctors, and the general public.
Videographer, Editor, ProducerJanine Trudell ‘s video production skills and experience include a broad range of formats with various broadcast organizations. Janine possesses a wealth of experience shooting and editing news content for commercial news organizations to documentary-style programs to web material. A creative, passionate and detail oriented story teller, Janine is a people person and believes everyone has a unique story to tell.
Director, Videographer, Editor, ColoristTory Maurer is a natural team player and has a passion for finding the heart of the message in every video project he undertakes. Editing is where he creatively crafts together stories through video, aiming to make the final product authentic and entertaining. Tory enjoys technology and makes a point of always staying up to date with what is new and trendsetting. His creative mind and wide-array of experience in many facets of video production make him a cherished member of our team.
Producer, Videographer, EditorMike Vickerman is a freelance videographer, producer and editor based in Fort Collins, Colorado. He earned his certification in television and radio broadcasting at the Ohio Center for Broadcasting. He has been in the entertainment industry since 1998 when he worked for the Colorado Avalanche and the Denver Nuggets. In 2001, Mike was a member of the team when they won the Stanley Cup and was awarded a championship ring. Mike can shoot a wide variety of videos ranging from weddings, documentary to corporate commercials.
Producer, Director, Videographer, Editor & Voiceover TalentBrian Lynn’s work focuses on bringing visual storytelling to global markets, forging a deeper connection with audiences and their industries. As both a production coordinator and hands-on producer, shooter, and editor, Brian has spent the last decade interviewing and filming leaders and innovators throughout the world. Brian’s in-depth understanding of online and digital marketing concepts and best practices, as well as his ability to creatively inject empathy into business narrative has kept Brian at the top of his game.
Account ManagerGarrett Frazier is Colorado Video’s Account Manager and works directly with customers to promote and educate people about the benefits video production can bring to their organization. Garrett also works on video production in a variety of different areas, from videography to editing to production. He has a degree in Visual Arts from Southeaster Louisiana University with specialization in new media, animation and video production.
Videographer & EditorCharles Elmer is passionate about videographer and storytelling and is experienced in a wide variety of different elements of the videography industry. Clients he has worked with range from medical to large conference and from education to places of worship.