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ABOUT US

Without a great team, Enough White Teacups could not have been created. Special thanks to Leslie Gaston-Bird Associate Producer and Audio Engineering Goddess, the Motion Graphic Design Team lead by Katey Marquette, Joey Gasiorek, Gareth de Nobrega and Max LaRue, Color by Robert Frasier (Bobby Broadway), Associate Producer Craig Volk and to the INDEX: Design to Improve Life team!

Leslie Gaston-Bird- Sound Engineer and Re-recording mixer & Associate Producer

Leslie was born in Dayton, Ohio. In 1987 Leslie enrolled in Indiana University to pursue an A.S. degree in Audio Technology and a B.A degree in Telecommunications. Shortly after graduating in 1991, Leslie was hired at National Public Radio (NPR) as a Broadcast / Recording Technician. She worked on many shows, such as “Morning Edition”, “All Things Considered”, “Talk of the Nation” and “Performance Today”.

In 1995 Leslie moved to Denver to work for Colorado Public Radio, putting together hundreds of weekly features during her 7-year career there. In 2002, along with Kelley Griffin and Dan Drayer, she earned the 2002 Radio and Television Digital News Association’s Edward R. Murrow Award for Large Market Documentary.

In 2002, Leslie began working at Post Modern Company in Denver, Colorado, restoring soundtracks for classic Sony / Columbia films dating as early as the 1930’s. At the same time, she began work on her Master of Science in Recording Arts (MSRA) degree at the University of Colorado Denver.

She earned her MSRA degree in 2003 with a thesis titled, “Music Video Verite” which is a pioneering work in editing music with video and cutting them together for a seamless performance (a music video with no lip syncing but with cuts between locations). Shortly afterward, she accepted a tenure-track position at CU Denver and is now Associate Professor of Recording Arts and the Chair of the Music and Entertainment Industry Studies program.

Leslie has been involved in research with Dolby Laboratories in San Francisco and Gates Planetarium in Denver. She continues to do freelance work and is currently exploring ways to improve the audio experience as a whole. In 2011 she was granted a Fulbright award to research Blu-Ray audio at the University of York in York, England.

Craig Volk- Associate Producer

Craig Volk received English/Theatre BS & MA degrees from the University of South Dakota and his MFA in playwriting/screenwriting from the Yale School of Drama (YSD). He twice won the Molly Kazan Award for best play at YSD. He’s written over 40 stage dramas and his scripts have been selected three times for the Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference.  He was the first American selected for the Russian National Playwrights Conference. Productions of his plays have been performed at the Lincoln Center, the George Street Playhouse, Yale Rep, the Actors Theatre of Louisville, the Dostoevsky Russian Drama Theatre, and numerous others.  His play “Mayakovsky Takes the Stage” won the 2007 PEN-USA award for best drama.

Additionally, he spent 12 years working in the television/film industry including a staff position on the Emmy-winning series “Northern Exposure.” He’s written ten feature-length scripts, six television pilots, and had 32 episodes of network and cable television produced and air.

Katey Marquette 

Born in Houston, Texas, Katey Marquette is a recent graduate of the University of Colorado Denver where she received a BA in Digital Design with an emphasis in motion and communication.  Katey has been active in the Denver freelance community for almost four years and co-founded Caliper Productions, where she pursues her love for motion, film, and mastering the pen tool.

Joey Gasiorek 

Joey lives in Denver, CO and is a full-time freelance and contract motion designer and filmmaker.  Joey graduated in 2013 from the Art Institute with a BA in Visual Effects and Motion Graphics and continues to be passionate about motion, animation, and film.  He also co-founded Caliper Productions in 2013, a small film and motion company where he collaborates on larger projects with a team of creatives.

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Katey

Katey Marquette & Michelle Bauer Carpenter

Motion Graphic Lead & Director, Producer & Editor
Leslie

Leslie Gaston-Bird

Audio Engineer & Re-recording Mixer
Joey

Joey Gasiorek

Cinematography & 3D Design

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Awards & Honors

National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Heartland Chapter
 Excellence in Journalistic Enterprise- Klocked: Women with Horsepower

2017 Emmy Award Heartland Chapter
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Winner Best Action Sports Documentary
Klocked: Women with Horsepower

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2017 Canada International Film Festival / Winner

Award of Excellence Feature Documentary
Klocked: Women with Horsepower

2016 Hollywood International Independent Documentary Award / Winner

Award of Recognition Women Filmmaker
Klocked: Women with Horsepower

2016 Hollywood International Independent Documentary Award / Winner

Best Sports Documentary
Klocked: Women with Horsepower

2016 Louisville International Festival of Film / Winner

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