“WE ARE EXCITED TO EMPOWER THE YOUNGER GENERATIONS TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE WEALTH OF POWERFUL TOOLS AVAILABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY LAUNCH THEIR OWN CAREERS, OR HAVE SOME FUN AND EXPLORE THEIR TALENTS!”
ALEXIS JO BRUCE & LEVIN CHASKEY
Levin Chaskey is a digital filmmaker, video editor, cinematographer and producer. He has worked within the music video industry on a variety of music projects and worked with a range of high profile clients including labels such as Universal Music Group (Interscope Records, Island Def Jam), independent labels and production companies. Having worked in a wide mixture of genres in the video production and post-production fields, educational content also grew to become a strong focus. The Charlotte Star Room combines his passion for music, media and education - working with students.
Alexis Jo Bruce is a music manager, singer and actress. She began her career with Cinematic Music Group/Sony Epic. In 2010 she started her own artist management company, AJB Management group. Beginning her career with pop and rap artists, she now has transitioned into working with singer-songwriters as well. As an artist herself, one of her primary strengths is artist development - aiding and ensuring her artist’s look, sound, persona, and general marketability. She takes a very hands-on approach, managing an artist’s marketing, promotion, product development & PR. Her passion for working closely with emerging talent is one of unique aspects of what Star Room offers.
Charles Kleven - director, cinematographer, editor
Charles Kleven is an award winning writer, director and editor. He studied media production at UNC-Chapel Hill graduating with a B.A. in 2006. With over 10 years of experience in the media industry he is well versed in corporate, educational and promotional video production for broadcast and streaming. He has an extensive background in creating advertising/marketing videos, producing live-action events, and directing both narrative/documentary films as well as music videos. His fervor for storytelling invites all audience members to engage with life in a new light. With Star Room and previously, Charles has worked with a myriad of clients and genres to form a diverse set of narrative powers. Being part of the Star Room crew helps foster a passionately motivated team that benefits all clients.
Katie Kucich - production coordinator, project manager
As an integral part of the production team, Katie often draws upon her educational background (B.A. in Mathematics, Masters in Education & and experience teaching) with her interest in people - working closely with clients on Star Room projects. Her involvement in a variety of formats creatively impacts each production. From pre-production, location scouting and casting, to sound production on shoots, to post production video-editing, Katie works to ensure each project is completed with the utmost care.