Our award winning team

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Meet our award-winning team ready to help you tell your next story. #WeLoveWhatWeDO

Tyler Nimmons

Tyler Nimmons

Creative Director & CEO

Tyler is an award winning writer, director and producer with over two decades in the film industry. Previously Director of Video Production for Corporate Spending Innovations, he created video content for not only CSI, but their major global and international partners in the financial industry as well. Prior to this, he was a promo editor for Tennis Channel, and created and produced content for one of the largest DM firms in Los Angeles. He is thrilled to be leading the team at Front Runner Films, continuing the award-winning storytelling.

Gavin Boyd

Gavin Boyd

Executive VP Production & Operations

Gavin is executive vice president of production and operations for Front Runner Films. He has worked in film and television production for almost 20 years. Highlights include Executive Producer at Fox Reality, as well as key positions at E! Entertainment, A&E, WB Television and The Game Show Network. A proud member of PGA, he is also an award winning independent film producer. Gavin’s independent projects have been official selections in over 50 film festivals around the world.

Sarah-Jane Dalby

Sarah-Jane Dalby

Creative Content Producer

Sarah-Jane has 15+ years of International experience in the entertainment industry including Network Ten (Australia), Paramount Pictures and iTV/Granda (London), and top creative agencies in Los Angeles, working with all the major studios as well as online networks (Netflix and Amazon). Her roles have included film & TV production, creating immersive multi-platform campaigns, graphic design for online and print, video production and editing, writing articles for various blogs, social media management, and even running a national news room.

Jordan Rennick

Jordan Rennick

Creative Producer

Originally from the Oregon Coast, Jordan Rennick moved to Seattle to attend The Art Institute of Seattle and began his career there as an animator and illustrator working in the gaming industry. He later pivoted to the entertainment industry, taking his love of storytelling to Los Angeles where he became an actor, writer and award-winning filmmaker. Jordan has directed documentaries, short films, music videos, commercials and pilot presentations, and has worked with some of the biggest names in the business.

Brandon Freeman

Brandon Freeman

Head of Post-Production

With almost 20 years of experience as a corporate and independent filmmaker, Front Runner's Head of Post-Production brings a meticulous focus to detail on all things post-production, from sound mix, to color grade, to final export. On set, he brings an extensive familiarity with camera technology - seriously, don't get him started on frame rates and exposure settings! Brandon's ultimate goal is to ensure top notch quality of presentation that maximizes the humor and heart of your story.

Corinne Schmidt

Corinne Schmidt

Content Marketing Specialist

Corinne is a content marketing specialist and a crucial part of the marketing team at FRF. Corinne conceptualizes, creates, and produces the content that is posted on our social media platforms, web site, blogs, and newsletters. She can also be found on set capturing behind the scenes footage of our team. Corinne interest in creative marketing sprung from her work with the James Madison University Athletics Communication department, where she produced highlight reels and marketing materials for the sports teams.

Liz Bolton

Liz Bolton

Senior Copywriter & Social Media Strategist

Liz Bolton began her writing career in publishing before embarking on a nearly two decade career in the entertainment industry, working in New York, Los Angeles and Amsterdam. Her comedy background informs everything Liz touches at Front Runner, from scripts to social media content, and she enjoys doing a deep dive into each new industry she’s tasked with writing about. A summa cum laude graduate of Rutgers University, Liz has also written for and been anthologized in the parenting space, contributed her writing pro bono to the nonprofit sector and academia, and taught for many years at the esteemed Groundlings Theatre in Los Angeles.

Jason Rath

Jason Rath

Producer

Jason has almost two decades experience in the film and television industry, starting in daytime television and commercials, then film and unscripted/reality TV. Jason is CO-creator and producer of the hit television series "Bar Rescue", which celebrated it's 100th episode in 2016 and continues to air every Sunday nights on Spike TV.

Jasper Kohler

Jasper Kohler

2D/3D Animator

Jasper moved to Boise, Idaho from northwest Washington in 2019 to join the Front Runner team full time. Since then he has been primarily creating all of the animated pieces for our clients which range from simple explainer videos to narrative pieces that feature expressive characters and take place in detailed worlds. He enjoys the process of taking nothing but a concept and turning it into an artistic and informative video without ever having to pick up a camera. Jasper has been passionate about animation since a young age and looks forward to continuing his craft at Front Runner Films.

Bailey Nellesen

Bailey Nellesen

Assitant Editor

Bailey has over five plus years experience in the ITM and project management space. He has an aspiration to develop new and creative methods of entertainment and communication. Currently attending Boise State University, Bailey is pursuing a degree in Information Technology Management and Supply Chain Management. Bailey is excited to develop new and innovative methods of content creation for partners and clients.

Shane Stevens

Shane Stevens

Corporate Content Director & Producer

From New York to Chicago and Los Angeles, where he now calls home, Shane has over 20 years’ experience in all areas of the entertainment industry. His vast array of skills includes Producing, Directing, Casting, Editing, Teaching and Acting, and most recently the cutting edge world of Motion Capture; bringing cinematic storytelling to the video game industry. Shane is excited to bring his wide ranging talents to Front Runner Films.

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