Our studio is equipt to tackle many creative projects and our client base truly varies. We offer the full range multi-media environment clients need to produce quality content, for recording or live show purposes. It's important to us to support community based efforts,
for example, the mission of the non-profit, School For Creative Careers.
Introducing the Lights Camera Awesome program! We help foster
the education of students through the School of Creative Careers
by lending our equipment for use for live stream presentations
and multi-track recording.
Below are some of the faces who make the Ocean West team so strong. We help the School For Creative Careers develop and run its technologically savvy program, Lights Camera Awesome! Get familiar and feel free to contact us for more information on how to get involved. Mentors are welcome to serve as seminar hosts for the students on
the days the Lights Camera Awesome program is scheduled to run.
Do you have a helpful skill to offer and teach? Let us know and we will pass along the message. Thanks!
Best to you, THE OCEAN WEST STUDIOS TEAM
Owner of Ocean West Recording Studios and America’s Finest Sound media contracting companies. Steve instructs in higher level digital media playback and virtual set construction, plus other Tricaster broadcasting skills.
Jessica is the business manager and program coordinator at Ocean West Studios and for the School For Creative Careers. She manages parent teacher communications and helps assign students to their roles within the Lights Camera Awesome program.
Kristina is the Director of Development for the School For Creative Careers, sharing her non-profit operations experience, guiding the school into the future.
Adam Van Susteren
Adam is an author and attorney who offers his services to the School For Creative Careers based upon his belief in the school’s mission and its long term benefit to the community. He also mentors the school in growth decisions.
With a long career in marketing promotions, Carol's efforts here include connecting non-profit entities and successful businesses in synergy with the mission of the School For Creative Careers, giving students the best opportunity to explore their dream of a life in creative multi-media.
Director of Operations and creative aid for the school, Tara has an art degree from the University of California Santa Barbara, is a former board member to Activist San Diego, and show host for My Djs Radio. All this is done with a focus on youth education and community good will.
Jamie McGuffee is a creative spirit connected with many performance art entities. A seasoned performer at festivals all over the country, while also an experienced photographer and avid puppeteer with skillsets to share.
Graduate of the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts and also a San Diego State University alumni, Jennifer has worked as a performer at Disneyland and Sea World. At the YMCA, she served as site supervisor and Specialty Camp coordinator at the La Jolla location. For the Lights Camera Awesome segments she instructs students in interviewing, anchor, and other on camera skills. Her great strength and joy is bringing students to a comfortable performance level in front of the camera.
Marc is a graduate of San Diego State University’s Film Program. Marc not only instructs students in high-definition multi-camera operations, he also delivers directorial and stage manager instruction, giving students tips from his experiences in actual camera use scenarios that will serve them well as they advance in their careers of today’s work environment.
A songwriter and prolific musician, her debut album “Artificial Gardens” won best Pop album at the 2011 San Diego Music Awards. Her interests then turned to multi-media influenced musical performances. She performs in tandem with djs and at visual arts events in large scale concert venues. Maren instructs students with the School For Creative Careers in different media playback protocols including Serato, Traktor, and Q Lab. She also instructs the live performance segments.
“Domi” is Pro Tools certified and handles the multi-track recording segments of the Lights Camera Awesome program for the participants of the School For Creative Careers. She is also an avid musician, fluent drummer, and live sound technician. She gives students the opportunity to develop their skills in the recording arts.
Nico is an installation technician for America’s Finest Sound. Nico helps maintain and service the myriad of technical protocols in use for the School For Creative Careers. During the Lights Camera Awesome segments, he tends to any technical issues related to connectivity or equipment breakages in the live environment. Routine upgrades including cable routing and equipment exchanges are all part of his scope.
Keith Davis is an instructor at Eastlake High School and facilities manager at Ruth Chapman Performing Arts Center. His facility serves the entire Sweetwater Union High School District. He also manages the San Ysidro Performing Arts Center. Keith brings students into the Lights Camera Awesome program as well as advises the School For Creative Careers in event and facilities management.
Contact us for more information on how you can help further support of the non-profit School For Creative Careers and the Lights Camera Awesome program we help run through Ocean West Studios!
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