Gabriel Ratliff

Gabriel Ratliff
Vitalic Productions, Founder/Head of Production
Milehighhouse, Freelance Producer & Business Development
With three decades as a musician and visual artist and over ten years of experience in creative services, marketing and media production, Gabriel has a developed a working knowledge in content and social media marketing, brand strategy as well as creative direction, visual design, and video production.  He is a strategic-focused, collaborative, and brand-oriented team player with a strong work ethic and a good sense of humor.  His primary goal in life is to share his passions in the creative arts while seeking opportunities for adventure and exploration, personal growth and development while making a positive impact on the world.
Since childhood, Gabe’s passions were in the creative arts in some form.  From an early age he started developing his skills as an artist, storyteller, and musician.  He began studying music, primarily drums/percussion, and later utilized those skills as quad captain in high school.  Then as a radio/club dj while attending University of Tennessee to study photo/media arts and psychology.  Continuing to develop his skills as a multimedia artist and producer, Gabe moved to Colorado where he teamed up with Ryan Policky to co-found the national touring bands, Drop the Fear and A Shoreline Dream.  After producing their self-titled multimedia album, Drop the Fear won an award for Best Music DVD from Westword magazine in 2005.  It was during this time that Gabe met and began working with Tom Hoch, founder of Milehighhouse, previously a Denver-based record label now a full-service video and media production house along with several key collaborators of Vitalic Productions.
At the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Gabe was responsible for website and email design, digital billboards, and video production for touring Broadway shows and Denver’s most esteemed theatre company, including “10 Minutes to Curtain”, a behind-the-scenes look at the Tony Award-winning theatre company.  While at Penton Media, he was responsible for print, digital, and video content created for the benefit of New Hope Natural Media and other applicable Penton Media properties, like Delicious Living magazine.  Before launching Vitalic Productions, Gabe spent over three years as a digital imaging technician, and video editor for Craftsy, a Denver tech startup that delivers paid online edutainment content for the crafting community and supply kits to supplement classes.  While at Craftsy he filmed and edited over 150 long-form educational shows with top talent like Chef Jacques Torres, Elizabeth Falkner, and Ellie Krieger, and with top brands like NikonLowe’sSur la Table, and King Arthur Flour.

Michael Collins

Producer – Business Development

Be Story Driven Founder, Michael Collins, is a long‐time performer and instructor, graduating from the renowned Second City Conservatory in Chicago. Michael has performed on stage and in front of the camera in Chicago, Los Angeles and Denver, and was a host for Outside Television. He is well‐known in the Denver improv community and can be seen on occasion performing at Lannie’s Clocktower CaberetThe Avenue Theater, and Voodoo Comedy Theatre.

Training and Consulting Specialties: public speaking, presentation skills, group facilitation, storytelling, company story development, video production, media coaching

The Kick! Talk Show with Kyle Eason and Guest Paul Vorreiter – Episode #8

Kyle Eason writes, directs and hosts “The Kick” – a 15 min. Talk Show on the milehighhouse Channel that features collaborative and visionary industry leaders and their “kick” – an idea with special magic that inspires and awakens.

See Paul and all eight episodes of The Kick! Talk Show with Kyle Eason on the milehighhouse YouTube Channel. 

Watch The Kick! Talk Show Episode #8 when we talk with pitch and presentation expert, Paul Vorreiter. Paul Vorreiter has over twenty-five years of marketing and design experience. One of his strengths is understanding how entrepreneurs think, after all he is one.

 


linkedin vorreiterAs a former creative director he understands the importance of developing a thriving corporate culture. Today, Paul works with speakers, entrepreneurs, corporations and startup companies helping them create highly-effective presentations that ignite their audience to action and “revolutionize” their thinking. His presentation clients include some of the most sought after keynote speakers in the world. He also teaches his “Visual Stories” presentation philosophy to business owners and organizations around the country. He’s a branding junkie and presentation guru, but his passion remains in work that helps to change the world around us.

 

Paul has a new presentation he calls, Creativity for Business with an associated book entitled, “Unleash!” With over two decades of experience, Paul shares several of the secrets – 27 to be precise – and activities he implemented to help transform his creative staff into a highly-creative and innovative force. When you apply his simple exercises your team comes alive with new ideas that help transform your business and your bottom line. He’ll help you to “…unleash your authentic self.”UNLEASH program vorreiter

Watch Paul Vorreiter on The Kick! Talk Show with Kyle Eason

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The Kick! Talk Show #7 with Guest Mike Biselli

Kyle Eason writes, directs and hosts “The Kick” – a 15 min. Talk Show on the milehighhouse Channel that features collaborative and visionary industry leaders and their “kick” – an idea with special magic that inspires and awakens.
Watch The Kick! Talk Show Episode #7 where we talk with Mike Biselli, serial entrepreneur and President of Catalyst HTI. Mike describes himself as a “community builder, public speaker, status quo change-agent and health-tech entrepreneur” and he resonates high energy everywhere he goes. In partnership with governmental, academic, non-profit, and commercial organizations, Mike Biselli is developing a health-tech innovation ecosystem in Denver’s River North District (RiNo) that is bringing together digital health startups and Fortune 20s alike in a race to fix American healthcare.

“We’re not going to re-imagine healthcare just through the largest and most powerful organizations that have dominated the space for the past fifty years. And it won’t happen with startups alone. We have to do it together. Because if we don’t, we are trending towards a five trillion dollar problem that can bring our country to its knees.”

 

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Serial Entrepreneur and President of Catalyst HTI Mike Biselli describes his "Kick"

Serial Entrepreneur and President of Catalyst HTI Mike Biselli, left, describes his “Kick” with Kyle Eason, right.

Mike Biselli is at http://mikebiselli.com
Catalyst HTI is at http://catalysthealthtech.com/

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Stanford Kicker Mike Biselli staring down the goal posts before his game winning kick in 1999 over Notre Dame.

Stanford Kicker Mike Biselli staring down the goal posts before his game winning kick in 1999 over Notre Dame.

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The Kick! Talk Show with Guests Randi Kleiner & Kaily Smith Westbrook – Episode #6

Kyle Eason writes, directs and hosts “The Kick” – a 15 minute Talk Show on the milehighhouse Channel that features industry leaders and their “kick” – an idea with special magic that inspires and awakens. Watch The Kick! Talk Show Episode #6 where we talk with Randi Kleiner and Kaily Smith Westbrook, the charismatic Co-Founders of SeriesFest. SeriesFest showcases the IMG_5588best new pilots from established and emerging content creators worldwide. As entertainment continues to expand and evolve across platforms, the need for a diverse range of programming is greater than ever. SeriesFest aims to create a global marketplace for episodic storytelling. SeriesFest takes place annually in Denver, Colorado – the birthplace of cable television. SeriesFest brings together industry luminaries, emerging artists, and passionate audiences to advance compelling and creative content and to celebrate television history and engaging in meaningful dialogue.

I’m proud to highlight these television pioneers as they enter the home stretch in prep for SeriesFest Season 2 June 22-26, 2016 at #Denver’s SIE Filmcenter. Don’t miss this special episode of The Kick! Talk Show. Find out more and purchase tickets to SeriesFest at SeriesFest.com.

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Randi Kleiner and Kaily Smith WestbrookThanks to Tom Hoch, Jr. and milehighhouse Productions for camera, editing and production assistance. www.milehighhouse.com
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The Kick! Talk Show with Kyle Eason and Guest Tom Higley Episode #5

Kyle Eason writes, directs and hosts “The Kick” – a 15 minute Talk Show on the milehighhouse Channel that features industry leaders and their “kick” – an idea with special magic that inspires and awakens. The Kick! Talk Show #5 features Guest Tom Higley.

Tom Higley on The Kick!Tom is a Denver-based entrepreneur, founder, CEO, startup mentor, angel investor and composer. He’s been the founder or Co-Founder of six companies including Stillsecure, Service Metrics, NETdelivery and FortNET, and a TechStars Boulder mentor for the past nine years. For approximately five years now, Tom’s been advancing the cause of “impact entrepreneurship” and a new venture called 10.10.10 he describes this way, “Successful entrepreneurs creating market-based solutions for the world’s wicked problems.” The 10.10.10 program connects entrepreneurs with validators (companies, NGOs, foundations and others with first-hand knowledge of wicked problems and those working on solutions) to create fundable companies that will bring solutions to market.

Don’t miss this impactful show featuring one of Colorado’s most prolific and visionary entrepreneurs, Tom Higley, Founder and CEO of 10.10.10. More on 10.10.10 at www.101010.net

The Kick! Talk Show #5 with Kyle Eason and Guest Tom Higley

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The Kick! Talk Show with Kyle Eason and Guest Vic Ahmed. Ep. #4

Kyle Eason writes, directs and hosts “The Kick” – a 10 minute Talk Show on the milehighhouse Channel that features industry leaders and their “kick” – an idea with special magic that inspires and awakens. The Kick with Kyle Eason and Vic Ahmed Feb 2016This episode features Colorado serial entrepreneur, founder and visionary Vic Ahmed speaking to us following the sold out 4th Anniversary celebration of Centennial’s exciting Innovation Pavilion. Watch this fresh look at the dynamic pioneer and the movement he’s leading that touches on everything from childhood obesity and education to entrepreneurship, corporate innovation and economic development. It’s all on The Kick!

Vic Ahmed and Governor Hickenlooper at Innovation Pavilion 4th Anniversary, Photo Credit Kathleen Peachey.

Vic Ahmed, center, and Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper at the Innovation Pavilion 4th Anniversary. Photo Kathleen Peachey.

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The Kick! Talk Show with Kyle Eason and Tom Hoch, Jr. Digital Music and Video Pioneer. Ep. #3

Kyle writes, produces and hosts “The Kick” – a 10 min. Talk Show on the milehighhouse Channel that features industry leaders and their “kick” – an idea with special magic that inspires and awakens.

Watch The Kick, episode #3 with Tom Hoch, Jr.. Host Kyle Eason talks with Denver based international digital music and video pioneer Tom Hoch, Jr.. Tom’s contagious enthusiasm and signature collaborative approach have won him friends and allies around the world as a co-founder and visionary with such rising stars as Beatport, milehighhouse productions and FaderPro. A Denver native, Tom’s been “Downtown since 1988” working with some of the top talent in music and video worldwide. Recent responsibilities took him to Amsterdam for the international launch of FaderPro and put him in studio with some of EDM’s biggest names. milehighhouse just wrapped up work with Pepsi on Super Bowl 50 halftime support. Watch “The Kick!”

Tom Hoch, Jr. on The Kick!

Tom Hoch, Jr. on The Kick!

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Gabriel Ratliff

With three decades as a musician and visual artist and over ten years of experience in creative services, marketing and media production, Gabriel has a developed a working knowledge in content and social media marketing, brand strategy as well as creative direction, visual design, and video production.  He is a strategic-focused, collaborative, and brand-oriented team player with a strong work ethic and a good sense of humor.  His primary goal in life is to share his passions in the creative arts while seeking opportunities for adventure and exploration, personal growth and development while making a positive impact on the world.
Since childhood, Gabe’s passions were in the creative arts in some form.  From an early age he started developing his skills as an artist, storyteller, and musician.  He began studying music, primarily drums/percussion, and later utilized those skills as quad captain in high school.  Then as a radio/club dj while attending University of Tennessee to study photo/media arts and psychology.
 Continuing to develop his skills as a multimedia artist and producer, Gabe moved to Colorado where he teamed up with Ryan Policky to co-found the national touring bands, Drop the Fear and A Shoreline Dream.  After producing their self-titled multimedia album, Drop the Fear won an award for Best Music DVD from Westword magazine in 2005.  It was during this time that Gabe met and began working with Tom Hoch, founder of Milehighhouse, previously a Denver-based record label now a full-service video and media production house along with several key collaborators of Vitalic Productions.
At the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Gabe was responsible for website and email design, digital billboards, and video production for touring Broadway shows and Denver’s most esteemed theatre company, including “10 Minutes to Curtain”, a behind-the-scenes look at the Tony Award-winning theatre company.  While at Penton Media, he was responsible for print, digital, and video content created for the benefit of New Hope Natural Media and other applicable Penton Media properties, like Delicious Living magazine.  Before launching Vitalic Productions, Gabe spent over three years as a digital imaging technician, and video editor for Craftsy, a Denver tech startup that delivers paid online edutainment content for the crafting community and supply kits to supplement classes.  While at Craftsy he filmed and edited over 150 long-form educational shows with top talent like Chef Jacques Torres, Elizabeth Falkner, and Ellie Krieger, and with top brands like NikonLowe’sSur la Table, and King Arthur Flour.

Curt Donohue

Curt Donohue is an expert in producing top quality video intended to deliver business messaging to an Internet audience. His productions exploit recent Internet developments related to SEO, bandwidth capacity, and the cost of producing video content.

Before pursing his current career in Internet video, Curt led multi-million dollar construction projects for Fortune 500 companies such as Centurylink, Level 3, Celestial Seasonings, Ball Aerospace, and Great West Life.

He gained the trust of C-level executives by leading teams to complete projects on time and under budget. Curt employs this same attention to detail to deliver Internet-ready, cost effective, quality video to his business clients today.