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A LETTER FROM THE FOUNDER

Hidden in plain sight 15 miles north of the White House is a world-class kayaker’s paradise. The rapids on the Potomac River attract Olympic champions and enthusiastic locals alike. Earlier in my career when I lived in Washington, DC, I spent my days working hard to satisfy the demanding expectations of some of the nation’s most celebrated broadcasters and documentary film producers. But no matter how tired I was at the end of the day or week, I still escaped with my kayak.

Entry into my favorite run on the river was via a connector—called “Z-Channel.

 

 

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Great storytelling involves being in the flow for both creator and consumer. Senses are heightened, engagement is singular, and rich memories are created.

 

As I zig-zagged down that channel from civilization to wilderness, the sounds of the city receded. To pilot a kayak down whitewater, you have to not only be able to read the flow of the river but also be in the flow, ready to react to ever-changing conditions and obstacles.

Over time, that run became such a big part of my life that when I founded this company I didn’t have to think twice about a name.

Great storytelling involves being in the flow for both the creator and the consumer. Like kayaking, it’s a unique life experience where reality fades into the background and all that matters is what is happening in the present. Senses are heightened, engagement is singular, and rich memories are created.

I attribute my success in the film industry to my ability to create this experience for others via film and video. 

Thanks for accompanying me on this journey through Z-Channel. Now, how can we help tell your story?

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AWARDS

Denver video production company awards

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