Anson Fogel

DIRECTOR, DP, EDITOR

Anson founded Forge in 2007 to tell emotionally connective stories rooted in the outdoor, lifestyle and sports world. He has worked as a Director, DP or AC on commercials for clients including Microsoft, Oakley, Colorado Tourism, NBC, Westin, Nissan, The PAC10, Quintiles, Daystar TV, Versus and Getty. As a director of documentary films, he has won over 20 major festival awards including the Grand Prize and 3 other awards at Banff in 2011, Grand Prize at New Zealand, The Fowler Award at Telluride, and Best Adventure Film at Kendal, Boulder and 5 Points.

 

Skip Armstrong

DIRECTOR, DP, EDITOR

Represented by Forge, Skip has worked as Director, DP, and Editor on commercial work for NRS, Marsh & McLennan, Quintiles, Colorado Tourism, and NatGeo, among others. He has directed and won wide praise
for documentary films that have screened in major outdoor festivals including Banff and Telluride. From his history of expedition film and leadership, he brings an optimistic style and broad skill set to commercial productions.

 

Thatcher Bean

AC, ASST. PRODUCER, ASST. EDITOR

Thatcher holds a BFA in Film from CU Boulder, and works as an assistant cameraman, producer and editor on Forge Productions. From a deep love for documentary film and wild places, he brings deep technical and organizational skills to the process of creating for our clients.

 

Beda Calhoun

COORDINATING PRODUCER

Beda is a founding partner of brick+mortar productions, a Colorado based marketing, management, and production company that supports documentary filmmakers across the country. Beda supports us as a producer for commercial shoots and oversees marketing for our film projects.

 

Jaime Keating

LINE PRODUCER

Jaime is a founding partner of brick+mortar productions, a Colorado based marketing, management, and production company that supports documentary filmmakers across the country. Jamie works as a line producer on commercial shoots and directs marketing and PR for our film projects.

 

Damian Gebert

GAFFER

Damian came to Colorado for the climbing from Southern California, where his current mohawk attracts too little attention. Damian has worked for over 10 years as a key grip, gaffer, AC and sound man on commercial still and motion productions, for clients from Nabisco to REI in every imaginable part of the world.