Jim Linsley has been the owner and driving force behind SHADOWBOX Video Productions, Inc since the mid 1990’s. Producer and Director of commercials, televisions shows and infomercials, his productions have appeared in local markets as well as markets throughout the country. Having produced over a hundred 30 minute broadcasts of varying formats, his classic productions have become noted for their attention grabbing intros & exciting well-executed graphics.
Working with top names in the market as well as local and national private enterprise & government organizations, Jim has built SHADOWBOX Video Productions, Inc. into a full-service production company.
Don Green is an international award winning Animator and Graphic Artist. Don’s expertise is in computer animation. Using both 2D & 3D formats, he has been acclaimed and awarded on national and state levels on numerous occasions. Having done thousands of animations, Don has mastered many software and hardware combinations such as SoftImage, Cubicomp, Lightwave, Flash, Dubner, Photoshop and Illustrator just to name a few. As an Illustrator of children’s books, Don’s book “Why Alligator Hates Dog” received the 1995 Aesop Accolade Award from the American Folklore Society, and was also included on the Los Angeles Times 100 best books list.
Clyde Linsley has been writing professionally for more than 40 years in almost every medium: newspapers, radio, television, magazines, and on-line. Since 1986 he has been an independent writer and editorial consultant based in the Washington, DC area. He is also the author of four published mystery novels including, most recently, “Die Like a Hero” (Berkley, 2005). He is a graduate of Little Rock Central High School and the University of Missouri School of Journalism.
Mark Clifford graduated from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mass Communications. After graduation he began working with the Equity Media Holdings Corporation on such programs as: Unreliable Sources, Noticias Univision, and was the host of Retro Jams from 2006-2008 which broadcasted live on the Retro Television Network. He graduated from UCA with an MFA in Digital Film Making in 2014. Mark is a talented writer/director who has created mind boggling special effects as an award winning filmmaker and editor.
David Bogard has been interested in film making all his life, having had an uncle who was very successful in the radio, TV and film business. When David attended USC in Los Angeles, his “Uncle Johnny”, a very fine actor, would take him on his TV and film shoots, introduce him to the cast and crew and leave with David many scripts he was using. In 1976 David wrote his only feature film script, and successfully marketed and sold it. Following his retirement from law, where he was a Circuit Judge, having been appointed by then Governor Bill Clinton, David began writing, producing and filming his original stories. He has directed and produced an hour long documentary and numerous narrative shorts, in addition to casting 1200 extras for the feature film “War Eagle” starring Brian Dennehy, Mary Kay Place and Mare Winningham. At 78 years of age, David is still writing and directing films with the energy and passion of someone half his age, and will continue to do so.
Bryan Stafford has been a Designer, Editor, and Cinematographer with over 19 years experience in the creative communications industry. Bryan is always learning and experimenting with his craft. Brian welcomes new challenges, and experiences with an open mind.
Dan Weathersby began his career more than 20 years ago as a full service film and video production company in Chicago, later moving to the Little Rock area to assist in caring for family members. Dan resumed his video production career in the south working with broadcast TV, cable, and local government in addition to producing various video projects. Dan has worked with local and national clients and has substantial relationships with many religious organizations. Dan’s experience is easily recognized in his work as trainer and consultant for the American Red Cross as well as churches, businesses and non profits. Dan spends his spare time as the president of the board of the Daisy Bates Museum Foundation. Dan’s experience and attention to detail brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to any project.
Will Scott graduated from UCA in 2012 with a degree in digital film and has been involved in commercial and film productions ever since. Will has been a stalwart member of the production team with SHADOWBOX since before his graduation and has since worked as camera, lighting, grip, editor and many other facets of production in Arkansas and the surrounding region. Will’s accomplishments in such a short time have included multiple short and national feature productions as well as many of the commercial productions here at SHADOWBOX. We see a bright future for this young man. You will surely see his name in credits in many video productions and films to come.
Wanda Linsley assists in video and film production projects and sees to it the daily operations run smoothly.