President, Producer / Director
Media Collaboratory President, Robert Tipton first took an interest in the art of moving images with a childhood love of stop motion animation and Universal monster movies. He now brings that love of storytelling, filmmaking, and graphic design to our growing family of customers and partners.
Vice President of Operations
Vice President of Operations, Susan Cobb spent more than 20 years in the hospitality industry so you can expect to be treated like royalty. Born and raised in Washington D.C., she loves movies, bowling and the outdoors. She’s also great with workflow management, quality control and communication
Senior Producer / President Emeritus
Arthur Rouse founded the business in 1982 as Video Editing Services, which immediately expanded to include all aspects of media production and in 2017 transferred ownership of the company to the employees. Rouse specializes in project development and management and the integration of all creative disciplines into a cohesive finished program.
Producer / Director
Telling stories visually and creatively has always been at the heart of Sawyer’s identity. With a passion for all areas of production, this made working in media a clear choice. Sawyer spent his college career at the University of Kentucky working in video production classes and finding as many student films as he could to learn and grow in the field.
Drone Flight Services
Our stable-mate here in the Media Collaboratory is Unmanned Services, Inc. A veteran-owned drone company, Unmanned provides high resolution picture, video and mapping support services utilizing the capabilities of remotely operated aircraft to many different industries.
Filmmaker & Editor
Kevin Avery is a local filmmaker and Bluegrass Community & Technical College film program graduate who has several film credits to his name, including cinematographer and editor. You may catch Kevin traveling across the country working with seasoned director Tom White.