Created in 1987 by Rand Snyderman, Imag-iN has established itself as a leading designer of quality and intelligent marketing tactics.
Serving as the creative director, Snyderman brings a unique perspective to his work with background in the music and entertainment industry. He has the distinction of starting his career as the road manager for the Flying Burrito Brothers.
In 1975, he graduated Temple University’s school of film and theater and emigrated to Israel, where he became involved in the film and recording industry. Returning to the United States in 1978, he joined R.W. Sigman, Inc. of Philadelphia as a producer and account executive.
While there, he led the tactical launch of AT&T International. The campaign, which included the production of 22 brochures, 4 films, 3 multi-media slide productions, all the while addressing international and cultural sensitivities – in 5 languages; was completed within two months.
In 1980, he launched Polo Productions, showcasing the talents of Michael Nebbia. Nebbia, a director of photography, best known for his revolutionary campaigns for Polaroid and the now famous I Love New York campaigns, fulfilled Snyderman’s idea of offering New York film directors to Philadelphia based businesses.
Returning to Israel in 1983, he served as the Senior Vice President for Mimsar Ariely, a niche advertising agency devoted exclusively to the marketing of Israeli high tech corporations in the United States.
During that time, Rand expanded his role from marketing and managing to include directing. He excelled as a director during this time and has to date directed over 200 commercials.
Deciding to return to the States in 1987, he opened the doors at Imag-iN. Rand continues to direct, produce, and consult for a wide range of clients, including:
- AstraZenca Pharmaceuticals
- Lucent Technologies
- DuPont-Teijen Films
- Bristol-Meyers Squibb
- Johnson & Johnson
- NFL Films
- Sterling Diagnostics Imaging
- ICI Polyurethanes
- Kimberly Clark
- Temple University
Snyderman actively participated in the initial development of Helicon Records with record company founder and CEO, Ronnie Braun in 1985. In 1997, this relationship expanded as Snyderman, then living in the United States, assisted Gravity Post Production Facilities in Tel Aviv merge with Rhinoceros Post Production of New York City. In 2009, the partners of Gravity, purchased the remaining shares of Rhinoceros and re branded the company Gravity, with an international approach. Gravity is now considered one of the top ten special effects houses in the world.
Today, what sets Imag-iN apart from other companies is the ability to raise the bar and generate effective, creative strategies and tactics.The work produced and directed for Lucent Technologies in 1999 resulted in wining 3 Telly Awards, 3 Axiem Awards, 2 New York Film Festival Awards and 1 Mercury Award. A regional spot, directed for Temple University Football, garnered him a coveted Monitor Award.
Craig Golin is a 35-year veteran of the television industry, having produced and directed programming in a wide variety of genres. Craig has produced entertainment, music and magic specials such as HBO’s “Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton In Concert”, “Siegfried And Roy: The Magic And The Miracle” and “All Star T.G.I.F. Magic” for the ABC Network. During his career Craig has had the opportunity to produce a number of highly rated alternative reality programs including “Rock Bottom” for the Fuse Network, “Platinum Weddings” for the Women’s Entertainment Network and “Taste Of America” for the Discovery Network.
Craig is also known for producing the cutting edge series, Totally Hidden Video” for Fox Television, “The Grant” a hidden camera special for ABC and also as Supervising Producer and Field Director on “Spy TV” for NBC. Craig is perhaps most known for having Producing and Co-Directing “We Are The World”, the landmark music video and special which won two MTV Music Awards and later the HBO “Making Of We Are The World ”, behind the scenes special that won a Home Video Grammy. His producing credits also include “Rusty: The Great Rescue” a family oriented feature film which broke new ground in talking animal visual effects.
Laurie Olson, an industrial film writer, director and producer, has over 30 years experience in the film and theater industry. She has assisted in the development of valuable online programs dedicated to helping individuals, couples, teens, youth, and families create meaningful relationships.
Directing for Lance Armstrong’s foundation livestrong.com, she has created powerful messages of unlimited potential, featuring the remarkable accomplishments of athletes with disabilities. These Para-Olympic medalists, world champions and every day heroes show the resiliency of the human spirit. Their inspiring stories of overcoming fear and inadequacy have empowered others to embrace the adaptive sports of snowmobiling, tennis, basketball and hand cycling.
An advocate for inspiring and encouraging youth, Laurie was a coordinator and docent for the Fine Arts Mini Experience F.A.M.E. program in the San Francisco area. She has also contributed her talents to a multitude of character development programs in schools and communities, designed to build strong values and help troubled youth in California, Nevada and Utah.
As a Champion of Humanity, Laurie is a founding partner of Global LifeVision, an organization dedicated to teach, empower and inspire women and children worldwide in developing countries transcend above current challenges. As an international speaker and trainer, Laurie helps women and children explore and clearly identify their life goals, instill a healthy mindset, learn valuable life skills and break the cycle of poverty, abuse or limits. Laurie helped to create and write the training materials used by Global LifeVision in their programs currently taught in India, Africa and New Zealand.
Mark Ellis, Creative Director/Copywriter, has over 25 years experience in the marketing/advertising business, as a VP/Creative Supervisor at several of the region’s leading advertising agencies, and as an independent creative consultant. He has created comprehensive branding campaigns as well as broadcast, print, promotional videos and Internet advertising for a wide range of clients (both consumer and business to business).
His work has received numerous creative awards; he has served as a judge for several advertising awards programs; and also teaches a course in “Advertising Concepts” at Philadelphia’s University of the Arts.
Webb Audio Visual
Salt Lake City, Utah
Established in 1955, Webb AV is a full service audio visual company specializing in the highest quality equipment and the most professional technical and production services available. We are leaders in presentation technology — from planning, producing and carrying out outstanding corporate events to the design and installation of audio visual systems in boardrooms, conference rooms and other presentation settings.
Webb AV has literally planned and supported tens of thousands of events over our 50 plus years, from providing sound, video and lighting for some of the biggest names in entertainment, business and politics, to producing international multi-day product launches and conventions. Our clients appreciate that we “care about their money” and don’t “tell them what to do.” Instead, we develop true “partnerships.”
If you’re in the market to purchase the AV products themselves, Webb AV offers a retail store for business or home purchasing. We sell only the highest quality of products, and because we actually use this equipment, we can offer the best advice and customer service.
Our family-owned and operated business specializes in the WOW! Factor. That means we believe in superior customer service, using the highest quality equipment, and maintaining the best possible image for our clients. After all, your image is our image!