We provide evocative content for marketing which resonates among diverse audiences.


Our ability to storytell through design, script, product photography, and video content will engage viewers on an interpersonal level.


We empower companies with branding and multimedia platforms that elevate their missions and values.

The Studio Our Work

Like iron, we deliver powerful, authentic, hand-crafted content. Storytelling and excellence are our strengths, community is our passion.

The Craftsmen Our Team

A powerful team of individuals with tailored capabilities. Our collaborative ability to create meaningful content is incomparable. We're more than everything you need, without the fuss you don't.

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Jeff Butcher

Emmy nominated cinematographer, Jeff Butcher is an exceptional talent based out of Southern California. Jeff has traveled throughout the world shooting commercials, music videos, television and branded content for esteemed clients including Disney, Honda, Coca-Cola, Apple, Vans, and more. Jeff is a brilliant, energetic, and a skilled visual engineer. He is always ready to take on multidimensional projects and work closely with clients to create specifically designed, remarkable content.

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Matt Givot

A visionary,  Matt leads with an entrepreneurial mindset which has motivated him to manage projects all over the world. With over 15 years of business experience, Matt has the skills and strategy of content creation to propel businesses forward. Matt has pioneered and transformed the time-lapse production space having worked on world renown timelapse projects. His high-profile clients include Nike, National Geographic, Chevron,  Epic Games and The Discovery Channel.

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Jeff Cole

Jeff is an award-winning director and executive producer with a strong emphasis on corporate, promotional, documentary, and television production. Jeff brings fresh insight to his clients by using thoughtful storytelling techniques to guide them to powerful video content. With an extensive background in music and editing he knows what is needed to tell the entire story. Jeff is also a professor at Chapman University, and uses his talents to give back to the film community by growing and shaping young filmmakers.

The Workshop Our Services

We are creativity unleashed. Integrity honored. Quality unsurpassed. Vision realized. Together, unstoppable.

Strategy + Content

The best ideas need thoughtful planning and inspired creative. We ensure both the vision and the plan are in place for maximum impact.


With agility and efficiency, our production team expertly crafts storytelling solutions from concept to completion. Our family of visual engineers will provide you powerful content needed to break through the clutter.

Social Media

It is human nature to interact and connect. Our goal is the instinctive sharing of ideas, thoughts, and information, published through the lens of community.


Our full-service production studio allows us the freedom and flexibility to bring your vision to life. From product imagery to multi-camera shows, the space is easily adaptable by design – a place you can feel right at home.


Capturing the story of progress, timelapse photography provides a unique vantage point to your process. Whether one day or ten years, this specialized, cinematic craft will bring your projects to new life.


Your audience needs to hear your message whether they are on-site or around the world. Produced live on-location or in-studio, your presentations, trainings, and events will be streamed direct to your market.

The Stories Case Studies

Behind every story is an adventure. These are a few of ours.

author: FMG. September 14, 2020.
We don’t follow, we forge.
author: FMG. September 14, 2020.
Forged in Fire – Literally.
author: FMG. August 3, 2020.
Thoughtful Execution – What does that mean?
author: FMG. July 1, 2020.
Passion Project – Chasing Lava

1. Drop a line.

2. Call us.

(949) 855-2020

3. Find us.

19 Spectrum Pointe Dr. #605 Lake Forest, CA 92630

    COVID-19 Update


    Here are several ways we are helping keep compliant with current COVID recommendations:


    Contactless front and rear entrances, private, direct studio feed, frequent sanitization of space and equipment, live, private video streams, boxed catered meals, and 2-3 person crew socially distanced.