We are a fully independent studio and production company based in NYC and LA. We specialize in working directly with brands and organizations to develop and produce powerful films that grab attention through quality. Our award-winning work has been watched online by over 35 million viewers and our films continue to be screened at film festivals across the globe. We offer solutions for the forward-thinking organization looking to create impact through storytelling. We act as your creative and production partner to fulfill your goals in the most powerful, efficient, agile way available. We are Already Alive. Footage Licencing by FilmSupply
Michael’s films have received over 50 million views online. He has received a Cannes Young Director Award, HBO’s Best Short Film Award for ‘The Cycle’, was a member of Shoot Magazines New Director Showcase, among many other recognitions. He has directed commercials or content for some of the top brands in the world including Google, Facebook, Porsche, Verizon and many more. Michael lives to tell powerful stories of the human condition.
Melding a wild creative spirit with a functional producer’s eye, Jason works to shepherd projects to their ultimate potential. Suffering from a severe case of Cinephilia, Jason has accidentally devoted most of his life to writing, directing, producing, and watching visual content. Jason holds a masters degree from Duke University and will talk your ear off about his love of 40’s American western films if you ever meet him at a party.
Noah has produced pieces for Facebook, Legendary Pictures, Fusion, and many more. In 2012, he oversaw post-production workflow for a team of 30 people that produced more than 1,000 videos as post-production supervisor for Obama’s 2012 video team. He delivered more than 30 live-streams for President Obama, Jay-Z, Bruce Springsteen and others on the campaign trail.
Tim Sessler is a German born, NYC based cinematographer, documentary filmmaker and visual storyteller. As part of Already Alive he contributes visuals with the cinematic, poetic style that he is know for - helping to tell even stronger stories that create an emotional connection with the viewer.
Dan Boventer is a German-Vietnamese editor and composer based in Brooklyn, NY. He creates and records everything from sweeping orchestral compositions to finely tuned, textured sounds, while maintaining his relationship to picture by honing his editorial craft - all to continue to explore our innate emotional relationship to stories, music and film.