Rush My Passport
University of Minnesota
Exec. Producer, Creative Director
Jonathan is the founder and creative director of Brighter. He started his career editing the first wave of TV shows for MTV (The Real World, House of Style, MTV Sports). He has 15+ years experience working for many top advertising agencies and brands as a producer, director, and editor.
Jonathan formed Brighter in 2010 as a full service creative content studio specializing in the unique space where entertainment and marketing merge. He works directly with every Brighter partner developing, producing and strategizing every project. He has extensive experience in fashion, food and beverage, beauty, retail, health, lifestyle, and technology. He has recently collaborated with Hertz, Honeywell, Kia, Olukai and directed Emmy award winning television marketing for the Disney Channel.
Exec. Producer, social
Crystal Brammer is Brighter’s executive producer and social media manager. She oversees strategy, production, daily social media feeds, and community for our partners.
Crystal is an alumni of the USC writing program and has been with Brighter from day one. She has worked with dozens of brands ranging from the Disney Channel, to e-commerce businesses like Honeywell and Olukai. She specializes in finding unique and surprising insights into a customer’s journey and inserting thoughtful and insightful information at the correct moment to drive engagement, and action.ex
Exec. Producer, Post Production
Joshua Cole leads Brighter’s post production department cutting commercials for brands, including Disney, Spotify, Nintendo, and AT&T. He manages large and small projects encompassing external VFX venders, and internal motion graphic artist.
He has edited several short films including: ‘The Unlicensed Therapist’ starring Vincent D’Onofrio, ‘Pop Music’ featured on Vimeo’s Staff Picks, and ‘The Katy Universe’ which premiered on Short of the Week. He has just completed editorial on the interactive series ‘4D Printer’ for Funny or Die starring Paul Rust, Nicole Byer, Kal Penn & Missi Pyle.
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