Big Bite Productions is a full-service video production company dedicated to creating entertaining, emotionally compelling and educational video content. Our goal always is to create a piece that is visually distinctive and tells an engaging story about a product, company, individual or issue.
Susan’s passion for uncovering and sharing unusual and compelling stories dates back to her early career as a broadcast journalist in major television markets.
Her communications expertise spans the corporate and public relations arenas, e.g., senior executive at Golin/Harris and Fleishman Hillard, two of the world’s leading global public relations firms; and, international spokesperson, media manager, and video producer at pharmaceutical giant, Syntex, now Roche. She also was communications director for the CBS flagship station in Los Angeles where she served as spokesperson and liaison with the network's entertainment division.
Susan has hosted, written and produced hundreds of videos, and conducted media and crisis trainings for a variety of corporate and non-profit clients.
Susan earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Stanford University and graduated from Columbia Journalism School’s Sulzberger Executive Leadership Program.
Kristin has been at Big Bite since 2009 and is responsible for pre-production, production and editing of all projects. Her degree in psychology makes her a keen observer and gives her insight into the lives of the people she interviews. She’s skilled at finding where the story is and what makes the person so compelling. Kristin’s responsibilities include: research and develop storylines for all productions, conduct pre-interviews, coordinate logistics between creative team and videographers, manage editing, special effects and music library for all projects and supervision of social media strategy.
Kristin earned her B.A. in psychology from Cal State Long Beach.
Denise Soulam brings more than 30 years of television production experience from her career at The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. She produced the show’s famous Christmas products segments, wrote lead-ins to the comedy segments, coordinated between show writers, producers, design teams, and on-air talent and headed up the research department. Denise also Supervised show’s photo and graphics departments, e.g., arranged photo shoots.
Denise attended Mount San Antonio Jr. College and Cal Poly, Pomona. She also takes UCLA extension classes as often as possible.
Director of Photography
John is a four-time Emmy award winning cameraman with over 30 years of experience covering everything from news, sports and features to documentaries, corporate and music videos. John has travelled the world shooting on the ground, in the air and underwater to capture compelling images. He has received awards for his work locally, nationally and internationally. His strong production background gives him a technical understanding of what is needed to make any story come to life.
John attended New York Institute of Technology and earned his B.F.A. in Communications.