WE BELIEVE THAT CREATIVITY IS CONSTANTLY EVOLVING

WHO WE ARE

In 2010, Joel & Jesse Edwards, two “Vimeo Kids” founded Evolve. What started out as a dream fueled by an iMac, DSLRs & ramen noodles, Evolve Studios is now becoming one of the most discreetly influential original & branded content studios.

As an independent, award-winning studio, Evolve produces premium content for a diverse group of partners including Disney, National Geographic, ESPN, Netflix, Facebook, NBC Universal, HBO and Discovery, to name a few. Our work has been recognized with numerous awards including 5 National Television Emmy’s, 40 Emmy nominations & many other top industry accolades.

Empowered by incredible young talent, team culture and blue collar creative work effort, Evolve has built a multifaceted studio that produces in three industry verticals all from the new content frontier in Nashville, Tennessee.

We value authenticity, relationships & premium quality work.

WE CREATE FOR

OUR METHOD

OUR PASSION.

In-house end to end capabilities feature content development, directors, live-action digital film, VFX and complete high-end post production. Evolve partners collaboratively with television & VOD content networks, brands, creative agencies, marketing teams, producers and entertainment companies to tell compelling stories in a strikingly visual fashion. We seek positive change in culture through storytelling. We are empowered by a deep calling to make things; and the creative process continues to humble and enlighten us. Our goal is to align with like-minded passionate people that value & aspire to do excellent work in a healthy, positive, sustainable way. Life is too short to not spend it with others you enjoy.

COMMUNITY STEWARDSHIP & PARTNERSHIPS

As both a collective group of storytellers and as an organization, we at Evolve believe stewardship of our talents for the greater good is an important part of our mission. These efforts are geared towards generating positive change in our world. We put an intentional focus on giving our talents and resources to help out in our local community and believe big change starts at a local level with individuals doing something, no matter how big or small.

Make-a-Wish Tennessee Helping Hands Community America's Kids Belong

Our Team

Joel Edwards Joel Edwards

Joel Edwards
President | EP

Jesse Edwards Jesse Edwards

Jesse Edwards
EVP | EP

Daniel Kiedis Daniel Kiedis

Daniel Kiedis
VP | Executive Producer

Jen Lewis Jen Lewis

Jen Lewis
Senior Producer

Lindsey Leatherman Lindsey Leatherman

Lindsey Leatherman
Story Producer

Rachel Leach Rachel Leach

Rachel Leach
Creative Producer

Zach Prichard Zach Prichard

Zach Prichard
Senior Editor

Ryan Trommer Ryan Trommer

Ryan Trommer
Lead VFX & Design

Melissa Floreth Melissa Floreth

Melissa Floreth
Post Supervisor

Elizabeth Heller Elizabeth Heller

Elizabeth Heller
Line Producer

Alex Hoffman Alex Hoffman

Alex Hoffman
Post Producer

Hannah Villio Hannah Villio

Hannah Villio
Brand Partnerships

Julianne Williams Julianne Williams

Julianne Williams
Operations

Aaron Seldon Aaron Seldon

Aaron Seldon
DP | Camera Dept

Kendall Rittenour Kendall Rittenour

Kendall Rittenour
DP | Colorist

Mark Ablaza Mark Ablaza

Mark Ablaza
Editor

Seth Evans Seth Evans

Seth Evans
Editor

Joe Bastien Joe Bastien

Joe Bastien
Editor

Rebecca Ryan Rebecca Ryan

Rebecca Ryan
Production Manager

Fadwa Ward Fadwa Ward

Fadwa Ward
Production Manager

Lucile Rich Lucile Rich

Lucile Rich
Production Manager

Aaron Wheeler Aaron Wheeler

Aaron Wheeler
Post Production

Ben Bell Ben Bell

Ben Bell
Post Production

Paul Beauchamp Paul Beauchamp

Paul Beauchamp
Post Production

Joseph Ebanks Joseph Ebanks

Joseph Ebanks
Post Production

Bryan Wibberley Bryan Wibberley

Bryan Wibberley
Post Production

Caleb Dixon Caleb Dixon

Caleb Dixon
Post Production

Stephen Johnson Stephen Johnson

Stephen Johnson
Camera Department

Teck Sokic Teck Sokic

Teck Sokic
Production Assistant