We don’t make videos.
We tell stories.
Stories with heart. Stories with humor. Stories with something to say.
From award-winning branded content and commercials to acclaimed short films and animation, our creative team fuses imagination with invention to create the video productions everyone remembers. Each work that emerges from our studio reflects our devotion to pitch perfect production values and collaborative client relationships that start with story development and end with post-production and marketing. And it all begins with a single question:
What’s your story?
Director | Animator | DP | Editor | VFX | Sound Design
Recently named one of Toy News’ 30 Under 30 to watch in the toy industry, Kris is a director, animator, DP, editor, and VFX guru. He has created content for several national brands including Warner Bros., LEGO, Mattel, JazWares, Tongal, Zing Toys and SOAP Creative. Stop motion animation is one of his specialties but he is equally as talented creating live action short films and commercials.
Producer | Set Design | Casting | Photographer
Amy has a B.S. in Marketing from the University of Delaware and a degree in Event Planning from Widener University. Currently a Producer and Marketing Manager for Something’s Awry, she also owned and operated a high-end portrait photography studio for 12 years. Before that she was the Advertising Manager for PNC Delaware.
Writer | Director | Voice Actor
Recently named one of Toy News’ 30 Under 30 to watch in the toy industry, Kurtis holds a BFA in film production from Emerson College where he graduated summa cum laude. His script-writing panache and intelligent brand of humor is one of the reasons clients such as LEGO, Warner Bros. and Hot Wheels choose us to write and produce web content for them. In his free time he writes scripts for award winning short films like our film Alien Communications which won five film festival awards in 2015.
Writer | Actor | Casting
Nik is a talented screenwriter whose first script, which Something’s Awry turned into the short film Gumball, won four festival awards in 2015. His script The Dark Thought, was awarded Best Screenplay at Hollywood Just4Shorts in 2017 and was chosen as a finalist for several script competitions including Film Empire’s Scrypt to Screen and ScreenCraft Short Screenplay competition. Most recently he was casting director for Something’s Awry 12 episode series currently in production for Warner Bros.—Scooby-Doo.
“We gave Something’s Awry a very tight deadline and vague direction and they blew us away. The videos they produced were a major part in the success of our launch of Thumb Drift. The feedback from game and car fans has been overwhelming and the 3M+ views of the videos across YouTube and Facebook prove that.”
President, SOAP Creative/SMG Studios
Chris has been performing music and studying multimedia production for more than a decade. He’s spent years building sets, working on and managing production crews, engineering sound, lights, editing, and writing. Chris has worked closely Something’s Awry Productions on several projects for LEGO and Hot Wheels. Most recently he and his team at TribeSound Records created six different original genre songs for our Hot Wheels music video series. Visit TribeSound’s website.
David Kilgo is an award-winning writer and frequent collaborator with Something’s Awry. He has provided content to over 25 major companies such as LEGO, Mattel and Kellogg’s. His contributions include video/series concepts, marketing campaigns, scripts and lyrics. David wrote the lyrics for both our LEGO Lifestyles of the Brick and Famous video, as well as our upcoming Hot Wheels music video series. Visit David’s website.
Director of Photography | Onset PA
Jay Miller has been actively involved in the film industry for the past decade. As Director of Photography, he has shot for a wide variety of clients ranging from E! News, NBC, Discovery, A&E and MTV among others. He most recently acted as Something’s Awry Production’s live action DP for our upcoming Warner Bros. YouTube series featuring Scooby-Doo. Jay’s additional work can be found on his website, Visit Jay’s website.
Nick Angeloni is a composer and sound-designer for visual media. He studied film scoring, video game scoring, and audio engineering at Berklee College of Music in Boston. Most recently, Nick provided the music for the Something’s Awry animated short Mary & Marsha in the Manor of Madness, as well for their LEGO Star Wars and LEGO Shark Week videos. He currently ties his musical works to the name n-So. Visit Nick’s website.
“Kris brings more than top-quality animation to the table. He brings a sense of wit and spontaneity that elevate the finished project to a new level. He understands the audience, what makes them laugh, and what gets them excited. And the audience response has been overwhelming! We couldn’t be more thrilled!”
Art Director, Contexture Media