• Steve Enyeart

    Steve is an award-winning Creative Director with over two decades of experience in film and video production for advertising agencies and various national and international corporations. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Advertising Arts from the Art Institute of California, San Diego.
    He began his career as an Art Director, where he developed strategies and conceptual themes for national trade shows and events.  Steve provided branding and design execution for numerous print /web campaigns, TV commercials and industrial videos for some of the world's most recognized brands like Coca-Cola, Coors, Samsonite, Western Digital and Colorado's Ski Industry Tourism Office.
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    Operating as the managing director of FirstWatch Media Group since 2013, he maintains a focus on the Resort & Tourism, Food & Beverage and Home Building Industries, but is always open to explore projects with partners who have a compelling story to tell. Steve holds a Bachelor's degree in Advertising Arts from The Art Institute of California, San Diego, and is also a graduate of The Colorado Film School.
    Steve strives for long-term client partnerships, telling compelling stories, and delivering measurable dramatic results, which he considers the rewards of focused attention to detail, a passion for artful film making, and hard work.
    When it's time to play hard, Steve enjoys sailing, mountaineering, travel and playing guitar. He is also an incurable history buff, and has published a Civil War novel called "The Legacy Road", the first of a series.
    Steve Enyeart may be reached at 949-232-3819 or steve@firstwatchmedia.com
  • Barbara Holden

    With the heart of an Artist and the soul of an Entrepreneur, Barbara Holden is happiest when helping worthy projects achieve success by bringing creativity, vision and impeccable execution. Calling upon a unique set of skills developed as a Filmmaker, an Agent in Hollywood, and a Festival Director, she brings an extensive array of talents to each project she embraces.
    A talented Filmmaker, Barbara began her initial film training at Ohio State University, where she Wrote, Produced and Directed her first five short films, winning First Prize at the Great Lakes Film Festival with her film Pianissimo.
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    In Los Angeles, at UCLA Graduate Film School she completed post-production on her grant-funded film Baby Teeth, which went on to receive the Silver Venus Award at the Miami International Film Festival. She was then invited by the American Film Institute to join the Center for Advanced Film Studies as a Director Fellow, where she made three more short films.
    Her career in Hollywood began at the legendary Creative Artists Agency, where she represented writers, producers and directors in motion pictures and television, and had the vision to sign the first of many young film directors to the Agency roster (Phil Joanou, Rattle & Hum; Lesli Linka Glatter, Homeland, The Walking Dead, Mad Men, Ray Donovan, The Good Wife). Other CAA projects she was involved in include Lethal Weapon, Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Tootsie, and television’s Thirtysomething.
    Following a successful career with CAA, Barbara returned to the production side of the industry to run the motion picture development for Aaron Spelling Productions. Films produced included ‘night, Mother (1986, Anne Bancroft, Sissy Spacek), Satisfaction (1988, Julia Roberts, Liam Neeson) and Three O’Clock High (1987, Casey Siemaszko). Among her discoveries were early versions of the books Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi (1990, Goodfellas) and Perfume by Patrick Suskind (2006, Perfume).
    As a Producer, she supervised the final draft rewrite of the script of the film Roommates (1995, Peter Falk, D.B. Sweeney, Julianne Moore) for producer Robert Cort. She also collaborated in the development of the screenplay Low Tech with producers David Ladd (The Serpent And The Rainbow) and Doug Claybourne (Apocalypse Now).
    In Austin, Texas, Barbara presented John Truby’s Story Structure screenwriting workshop, which was awarded the Austin Chronicle’s Best of Austin award.
    As Executive Director of the HBMG Foundation, Barbara launched the acclaimed ArtSpark Festival, a creative incubator for Theater Artists and Game Developers with the mission of developing new synergies among the Arts, Technology and Industry, bringing together more than 100 emerging Theater and Game Developer Artists the resources to collaborate, create and share new works with the community.
    Well known in the Austin business and creative community, Barbara has taken an active role in Austin’s Economic Development initiatives. As a member of the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce Film & Digital Entertainment Committee, she initiated the campaign, with Sicola Martin, to brand Austin as a production destination to Hollywood.
    She has served as a Judge in the Austin Film Festival’s screenplay competition, and has also been a Judge for the University of Texas McCombs School of Business annual MOOT Corp. business plan competition.
    Barbara Holden may be reached at 310-428-8984 or barbara@firstwatchmedia.com
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