Audrey Walters is a professional SAG/AFTRA actress, entrepreneur, producer and author. In 2013, Audrey co-founded the award winning children's program, Talk to the Camera, to empower the next generation through video creation and filmmaking. Talk to the Camera is a home-based franchise, offering in-person and online STEAM-based programs for elementary age children.
Audrey's years as media coach and mentor at a children’s talent agency fostered a passion for helping children grow creatively through on camera work. As a premier educator for the creative spirit and visual story-teller, Audrey is passionate about fusing art and technology to inspire kids to use their imaginations.
Audrey is the producer of children enrichment videos- "KIDS-talk", author of the book- "Lights, Camera, Confidence", writer and creator of the TV series-“Biological” and Founding Media Coach at TTTC Studios. In addition, Audrey has several film and television credits - including AMC's Better Call Saul and Netflix Studio’s Walk. Ride. Rodeo. Click here to view Audrey's IMDB page.
A Buckley School of Public Speaking certified coach and public educator with several years experience, Jenny loves to teach. Working with dedicated professionals on perfecting public speaking techniques and communication skills in the private and corporate sectors was fulfilling for years. However, Jenny’s love of kids brought her back to public schools to share her strengths in helping children communicate with confidence and poise. Jenny’s work has been making a difference in kids lives for several years, while exploring unique ways of teaching and learning to kids in a variety of situations. This mom of 2 graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Arts and English Writing from University of Colorado and holds a Masters Degree in Education from Regis University in Denver.
Jack has over 35 years of executive management and consultant experience within multiple industries and with multiple franchise concepts. As CFO/COO of a national logistics franchise with over 350 locations he developed and launched a new brand to achieve accelerated growth and brand dominance in a redefined market niche. His franchise expertise includes mergers & acquisitions, executive leadership, Franchise Disclosure Documents, strategic planning, business and financial management, franchisee support, organizational development, training programs, Operations Manuals and enterprise-level IT solutions.
Jack was employed as Executive Director of Franchise Integration at a 950+ unit franchise organization with units operating in the US, Canada, Mexico and Japan. Mr. Pearce played an integral role in the successful acquisition and integration of eight unique brands into a single, centralized franchise support organization. Well known for his expertise in strong franchise relations and promoting a collaborative culture, Mr. Pearce has been responsible for leading a variety of rebranding, vertical market transition and acquisition growth strategies, as well as leading the development of multiple emerging franchise brands.
Mr. Pearce is a long-standing member of the International Franchise Association (IFA) and served for many years on the Franchise Relations Committee (FRC). Jack was elected Chairman of an FRC Operations Task Force and authored the IFA Handbook “Effective Development of a Franchise Support Organization”. He is a Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) and frequently contributes articles published in the IFA's monthly magazine Franchising World which are available at www.franchise.org.
Jack Pearce has a B.S. in economics and psychology from Claremont McKenna College and an MBA with emphasis in finance and organizational development from the Atkinson Graduate School of Administration at Willamette University, Salem, Oregon. Currently, he is President and Principal Consultant at Next Level Consultant, LLC.
Naomi leads Talk to the Camera’s Marketing department, as their Marketing Director. She is responsible for developing marketing strategies and programs for all business units, and manages related activities - brand strategy, digital marketing, social media, PR, advertising, content marketing, and program performance. She has a knack for visualizing the overall big picture, and relishes in the ever-changing variety of responsibilities and tasks that come from being part of a multi-faceted organization. And landing where the focus is on making a difference in children’s lives is the icing on the cake! Naomi also oversees Talk to the Camera’s technology acquisitions and support.
Before joining Talk to the Camera in 2017, Naomi spent nearly 20 years as a marketing professional for Fortune 500 enterprises and technology start-ups.
Naomi has Anthropology and Archaeology degrees from Syracuse University, proving that she’s always been interested in digging in to what makes people tick!
A native of Colorado who grew up in Arvada, Will’s upbringing in a family of entrepreneurs planted the seed for his desire to be a business owner himself. Will has always enjoyed the challenges that come with building businesses, but his true passions are working on creative projects and enriching children’s lives. Being a Franchise Owner with Talk to the Camera allows Will to combine those passions with his business and broadcasting experience. Will graduated with honors from the Colorado Media School, where he earned a certificate in TV and Radio Broadcasting. He’s enjoyed diverse and challenging positions in broadcasting - in front of and behind the camera - from radio announcer to camera operator and producer. He also held management level positions with organizations in Arizona and Denver. Will has a son in elementary school who attends Talk to the Camera our after school classes & school break camps. He’s seen first hand the positive impact our enrichment programs have on children. Will loves spending quality time with his son doing various outdoor activities like fishing, swimming, playing catch, hiking, riding bikes, sledding, and anything that keeps them enjoying the outdoors. Will also enjoys playing and watching sports. Of course, he is a Colorado sports homer and roots for all the hometown teams.
Christopher Goode is a photographer and filmmaker by trade with over 7 years experience in the industry. In this time he's amassed an extensive portfolio of creative work in a range of styles from a career that's taken him to over 35 countries around the world. He holds a BFA in Film, Television and Media Production from the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia and now calls Denver, Colorado home. He specializes in editing video and is passionate about bringing creative visions to life.
Matthew Harris is a UCLA graduate with a BA in Theater and has been working
in the entertainment business in many capacities since 2001. As an actor he has
performed in numerous stage plays, commercials, television and film over the
years, notably on shows such as The Thundermans (Nickelodeon), Adam Ruins
Everything (Tru TV), and Brooklyn Nine Nine (Fox). In addition to being classically trained, Matthew has a passion for comedy and performed weekly for both Improv Olympic West and Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB), and featured as a stand-up comedian at The Comedy Store and Flappers. Behind the camera, Matthew has worked as a writer, assistant cameraman, associate producer, and editor. Matthew loves sharing his knowledge with people of all ages and is proud to teach for Talk To the Camera. And when he’s not teaching or performing, he’s probably attempting to entertain his favorite audience, his wife and daughter. Click here to visit Matthew's IMDB page.
Raleigh is pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theater Performance and Production, and a minor in Business Administration from Texas State University. She loves teaching and has been involved in many aspects of acting since 2014. She is proficient in several genres of performance such as stage plays, musicals, film and dance. Raleigh loves her students to feel as confident and prepared as they can be for their scenes- and of course to always have a fun time while doing it! She loves to sing, spend quality time with family and friends, and workout!
Nicolette is a Colorado native and recent graduate of the University of Colorado Boulder; she is a part of the Class of 2021. She majored in Film Production and minored in Communications. In addition to film, Nicolette loves working with kids and has dedicated a lot of her time to CU Boulder's Camp Kesem Chapter, a camp that supports children through and beyond their parent's cancer. If she's not at camp, you can find Nicolette spending time with her family, friends, and her dog. She’s an avid fan of Hollywood musicals, and she also has a knack for telling stories. She’s incredibly stoked to combine both of her passions at Talk to the Camera by helping kids find their confidence and explore their potential!
Brandon Keller grew up in Hawai'i and was instilled with a passion for storytelling at an early age. In 2014, he moved to Denver to attend the University of Colorado, and he graduated in 2018 with a Bachelor's in Film and Television Production. He's directed and worked on a vast array of projects, from music videos, to short films and independent feature films, all locally produced in Colorado. For the past year, he has worked as an independent videographer and photographer, establishing his own company and working to build his brand. At Talk To The Camera, Brandon uses his behind-the-scenes technical knowledge to give students a unique perspective on the art of filmmaking, and helps them to find their own passions and strengths for creative and visual storytelling
Cooper Knight is a Colorado native, and an Eagle Scout of the Boy Scouts of America. He has been drawing, acting, and making movies since he was 6 years old, and his passion to tell stories from a neuro-diverse perspective drives his career in film. At University of Colorado Denver, He earned his bachelors degree with honors in film, and television production, gaining three years experience in filmmaking and a best documentary nomination. At Talk to the Camera, Cooper looks for distinct ways to invite creativity in students, and an inner drive for students to follow their dreams.
Kathryn has 2 decades of experience working with children of all ages. She’s been a preschool teacher, nanny, youth group leader, camp counselor, and enrichment instructor. She has taught enrichment programs in a variety of activities like strategic legos, origami, and vegetarian cooking. Mainly, Kathryn boasts a breadth of art teaching experience— from toddlers to teenagers, she’s done it all. She loves to accompany adolescents as they explore the wonderful world of art in all forms. Kathryn has a background in improv and degrees in studio art and psychology. Currently, she is in graduate school to be a school counselor. Kathryn's greatest goal is to assist children in becoming happy healthy humans!
Kristin holds a B.A. in Film from the University of Alabama with a focus in Post Production and a minor in International Sports Concentration. She has worked on numerous feature length award winning documentaries as an editor and producer. In addition to film, Kristin works on brand identities, graphic design and photography. As a former film student herself, Kristin understands the value of exploring this art form without holding back. She is passionate about helping children find their creative voice and confidence! In her free time Kristin loves skiing, hiking, yoga and wildlife photography.
Kennedy Cortez is an experienced writer and holds a degree in screenwriting from the Colorado Film School. She's fluent in all areas to do with film such as editing, producing, acting, writing and cinematography. She is a Denver Women's Press Club "Best Fiction Writer" award winner, and "Best Actress" nominee from the CFS film festival. She has years of experience working with all ages of children in and out of the classroom.
Aria is new to the denver area, having recently relocated from her home state of Ohio. She currently getting a film degree.