NARRATIVE FILMS

MAKING MAGIC THROUGH IMAGINATIVE STORIES


From short films to feature-length productions, our passion projects are what drive us. We’re serial collaborators and know it takes a team to bring exceptional stories to life. We believe that great films happen when great people get together.

Give us a call at 206-659-5499 or email us at hello@leewayfilms.com to chat or schedule a meet-up to work on something together.

 

WHO WE ARE

THE PEOPLE WHO THINK UP, CREATE AND PRODUCE THE AMAZING THINGS WE DO

RYAN SCHWALM

CREATIVE DIRECTOR & DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Ryan Schwalm is an experienced director, director of photography, writer, and producer. He’s worked in the film industry for nearly a decade, getting his start from within ad agencies, startups, and marketing departments. Ryan’s talents have taken him from Chicago to Los Angeles, Pennsylvania, and now Seattle.

Through his immersive experiences in video production and advertising, Ryan has gained a deep understanding of storytelling and a recognized ability to create content that is imaginative, engaging and highly marketable. His past work has gained the editorial interest of Adweek and Maxim magazine, and he’s been hired as a director, director of photography, and producer on various projects both commercial and narrative.

JAMIE BROWN

1ST ASSISTANT DIRECTOR & PRODUCER

Jamie is our 1st AD, producer and content strategy guru. She’s been in digital marketing and communications for more than twelve years, working in a variety of in-house and consulting roles with businesses and agencies. Her experiences have taken her all over the country and abroad –
from Mississippi to Norway, North Carolina, Sweden, Los Angeles, Pennsylvania and now Seattle. Jamie is well-versed in all things media.

In addition to handling Leeway’s production details, casting, and client communications, Jamie provides consulting for our clients on content marketing strategy and initiatives. She frequently writes guest blog posts on topics related to video marketing, search engine optimization, and content strategy.

CHARLIE BEAN

DOG

Charlie (Charlie Bean / Beanie) has been with Leeway Films for nearly two years. During her tenure, she has flourished as an actress, producer, director and production assistant. Her skills and talents have grown tremendously since starting at Leeway Films; learning to sit, lay down, roll over, spin around, stay, be gentle, and use the bathroom outside all within the span of a few months.

She continues to be a cornerstone of our video production company and a source of thousands of smiles a day.

THE REGULARS WE WORK WITH

Brittany Cox

Brittany Cox

Producer

Ryan Ricks

Ryan Ricks

Music Composer

Sam Friedman

Sam Friedman

Grip & Electric Crew

Nick Abercrombie

Nick Abercrombie

Audio Engineer

Adam LaPine

Adam LaPine

Camera Crew

Michael Pawlak

Michael Pawlak

Visual Effects

Rosario Rieger

Rosario Rieger

Set Design

David Stukenberg

David Stukenberg

Music Performer

WE’RE SERIAL COLLABORATORS

We’re always looking to meet new people and work on something new and exciting together. Whether you have a project you’d like to create or are simply looking for some awesome connections, we’d love to chat.