meet the team
Both in-front of and behind the camera, we specialize in the most vital resource, people
Filmmaking is one of the most complex tasks, requiring unique skillsets and clear division of responsibility. This, combined with the right tools for the job, means we get the job done right the first time around.
Jeremy HEslup - Director & founder
Jeremy is an independent commercial and documentary film director based in Los Angeles, California.
He’s best known for his work for the popular motoring series Petrolicious, having directed and shot 60 episodes from 2014-2016. His commercial work for clients such as Land Rover, Omaze and Wahl has been distributed on both broadcast and digital.
Nima Karamati - producer & 1ST AD
Since joining the team in 2017 with a marketing degree from LMU, Nima has produced films all over the world for clients in the US, UK, South Africa, Hong Kong and more.
Great behind the lens as well, with a passion for analog film - many of our behind the scenes photos are his handy-work.
David Schmalz - Location Sound & Musical Composer
Aside from top-notch recording in the field, David has composed original music for our commercial work for Land Rover, Mercedes Benz, The Petersen Museum and on broadcast television for Wahl.
Bonnie Gallanter - Production coordinator
In her sixth year managing operations for Valkyr, Bonnie has three decades of experience in the entertainment industry, managing talent, bookings and other administrative duties.
She’s an integral part of every production, ensuring everything run’s smoothly and handling any situations should they arise.