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Caleb Weaver - Owner

I must have been eight when I first picked up a video camera. It was one of those sweet Hi-8 camcorders, you know, with the analog tape and articulating eyepiece. Gary the Gorilla was the name I had chosen for this movie. I made sets, costumes and a script. I recruited my family. 

It was awesome.

People told me when I was young that I had a hard time committing to projects. I had a lot of ideas, but not enough determination. I think I took that to heart and resolved to never give up trying to make videos. 

I've now been producing professional media content for eight years. It's been a long road and I still have no idea what I'm doing sometimes, mostly because I'm always working on something new. I've shot on four continents, in waist-deep snow, sweltering Nigerian heat and crowded public transport in Nicaragua. I don't do projects I don't care about, so if I'm working for you, know that I'll give it all I got.

This is a continuing process for me, but I'm committed to the long haul. 


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Tim DaCosta - Cinematographer

Mountain bike wizard. Renaissance man. Professional goon. There isn't much Tim can't do, whether it's a 30' mini canyon gap on Teton Pass, jumping into a thorny lighting situation, or rigging  a camera where cameras shouldn't be. Tim brings a level of professionalism that takes a project up several notches without making things too serious.  His experience living and shooting in Thailand paints his current work with fresh color and a unique perspective. He says he's just here to party, but he's really here to set up rad shots and make it look easy.

 
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Katelyn Weaver - Production Assistant

Katelyn is a Registered Nurse, artist, and backpacker. Whether it's setting up gear, managing the budget or working with Caleb through the post-production process, she keeps things from running out of control. Katelyn has a knack for planning and  disarming problems before they arise. Her empathy and determination help guide Lightbulb Media with concrete ethical  direction and encouragement. She also makes amazing Finnish Kropsu.

 
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John Ford - Key Grip/Gaffer

With a resume' spanning 18 years and enough energy to power a freight train, John Ford is an invaluable asset to any team he joins. His wealth of knowledge and equipment help ensure Lightbulb Media possesses full production capabilities.