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MICHAEL MONACO

Creative Director

Michael is a director and documentary film maker from Cleveland, Ohio.  After attending California State University Northridge, studying filmmaking, Michael worked for the Academy of Country Music in LA for four years before moving to Nashville.  Michael currently works for one of country music's superstars, Luke Bryan, filming and directing his tour documentary.  He has made a solid footprint in country music, teaming with Florida Georgia Line and Cole Swindell to name a few other artists.  His favorite filming experience was going overseas with Toby Keith to Afghanistan on the 2010 USO tour.

RYAN SCHMIDT

Production Manager

Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Ryan is a managing partner, aerialography pilot, and Executive Producer for FlyHi Films.  After working in corporate America for a few years following college, Ryan started, with long time friend Michael, on the FlyHi Films journey. Ryan has two engineering degrees, and thoroughly enjoys the reality of not using those degrees for FlyHi Films.  Ryan's long term goals are: be able to dunk more than a tennis ball and be featured in one of Michael's future films.  He also strongly attributes the many hours of video gaming to his talents as a drone pilot.

ANDREW TUTTLE

Marketing & Design

A product of Cleveland, Ohio, Andrew decided to develop his talents in Dallas, Texas at Southern Methodist University. Andrew graduated with a degree in finance but quickly realized he needed to apply that knowledge in a creative direction. Andrew has enjoyed being part of several innovative startups and has brought that experience to FlyHi Films. Andrew manages the marketing and design efforts. Andrew enjoys fishing and street tacos but has an irrational fear of sinkholes.


BRAD "bwad" REA

Filmmaker

Born in Augusta, GA, but raised in Paducah, KY, Brad dreamed of becoming a LEGO designer since early childhood. But as he grew, he began to take a heavy interest in television, movies, and everything video. Going to college at Western Kentucky University reinforced that, as Brad had the opportunity to work at a TV station shooting and directing live sports, talk shows, and concerts while also getting involved in the film department and directing shorts. After college, he freelanced for numerous production companies, including CBS and NBC, in the western Kentucky and Nashville area. Now, Brad currently tours with country artist, Cole Swindell, producing his weekly webisode, Swindell Vision, for FlyHi Films.

EVan "EE" Moore

Filmmaker

Raised in a small town outside of Ft. Worth, Texas, Edgar Evan was primarily involved in music before ever getting into photography and film. He moved to Nashville, TN to pursue a degree in Commercial Music at Belmont University, but Evan quickly fell in love with photography and videography. During his time at Belmont University, Evan began getting involved in live music videos working with an online based series called, OurVinyl. Through these sessions Evan was able to get his foot in the door of the music industry filming/directing/editing live performances for artists such as Ed Sheeran, Allen Stone, and Manchester Orchestra. Since these sessions, Evan has worked on National Commercials, Music Videos, and everything in between learning the in & outs of the industry and gaining a variety of expertise. He has a dog named Gatsby, and is a connoisseur of tacos and tequila.  

 

Gatsby

Training

A fun loving scorpio who has despised the limits of poverty and enjoys the finer things in life such as ball, hiking, and an occasional bone. 

LUCY

Security

A virgo who enjoys long walks and bird hunting.

Brody

Customer Relations

A spoiled gemini that will attack you... with kisses.