Our Team

Alan Cook

Principal / Producer

     

Alan Cook has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Motion Picture Production from The Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. With more than 35 years of still and video production experience, he oversees all aspects of production from script development to the finished product.

Mr. Cook has world-wide experience in video production, and has twice been to The People’s Republic of China serving as video producer for Inland Empire trade missions. He has interviewed a wide variety of political and business leaders including: Steve Forbes (Forbes Magazine), the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China, and U.S. Representative Don Young (AK). In addition, he has interacted and interviewed numerous local political figures at the city, county and state levels throughout the Inland Empire.

Mr. Cook has built Group 1 based on the core value of customer service to clients.

Lindsey Jones

Camera Operator / Editor

     

A graduate of California State University San Marcos (Mass Media, Cinematography and Film/Video Production), Lindsey Jones joined Group 1 Productions in 2016. She is proficient in all pre-production, production and post production aspects of filmmaking. Her professional camera experience includes Blackmagic Design, Sony PXWZ100 4K XD, Panasonic GH4, Canon 5D, and more.

At Group 1 Productions, Jones serves as a primary and second-camera operator, on-site audio technician, lighting technician, and both pre-production and post production editor. She has previously served Social Media Coordinator for Temecula Valley International Film and Music Festival and Production Coordinator for Laughs for Paws. She was a Dean’s List Recipient at CSUSM.

Noah T.C. Park

Post Production Coordinator

        

With nearly two-decades experience as a journalist and television producer, Noah Park can produce, write, shoot, edit, and oversee Group 1 video projects from concept to completion. He has served in various roles prior to joining Group 1 Productions in 2016 including Producer and Reporter for Time Warner Cable in Costa Mesa, California and as Production Coordinator for Comcast Cable in Lake Elsinore, California.

Park served as an Air Force News/ American Forces Radio and Television Reporter from 1997 to 2004. He served in Korea, Italy, and other European posts. He is a graduate of Cypress College, CA — AA in Liberal Arts–Defense Information School, Ft. Meade, Maryland and the Airman Leadership School in Vandenberg AFB, California.

Josh Everwood

Producer / Editor

        

Josh Everwood has a Bachelors of Science Degree in Audio/Video Production from The Art Institute of California – San Diego. With 5 years in the multimedia production, business, and marketing industry under his belt, Josh has generated over $500,000 for multiple companies in California.

Serving 4 years as a Fire Team Leader in the United States Army infantry has shown him the dedication, determination, and motivation needed to complete the tasks given by every client. Josh credits his military background and education to his success.

Patrick Green

IT Manager / Colorist

        

Patrick Green is a graduate of Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering. He serves in various capacities for Group 1 including: IT manager and software engineer, producer, director, editor, camera, sound and lighting.

Mr. Green is responsible for all Web-based activities involving Group 1 and is a specialist in internet video delivery.

Herb Torrens

Writer / Producer

     

Herb Torrens is a communications specialist, and writer, with more than two-decades experience in corporate and media communications. He is a graduate of the University of Phoenix with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Communications.

A former journalist, Torrens has served in a variety of industries ranging from high-tech telephony integration to city, County and governmental agencies.

Ron Mathews

Producer

     

Ron Mathews is a Retired Navy Chief Warrant Officer W-4 with 25 years in the Pacific Fleet, and more than 35 years of film/video production experience. Mr. Mathews has a BA in Cinema and Television Production from the University of Southern California (USC) School of Cinema / TV production. He has written and produced more than 100 training videos for the US Navy Crew Resource Management Program and currently heads the Group 1 Soft Skills online training program for the Alliance for Education, San Bernardino Board of Education. Mr. Mathews special skill sets include: Writer/Director/Producer/Editor, Director of Photography, Camera Operator, Aerial Camera Operator (Over 3000 hours), Gaffer, and Jib Operator.

Mike Woodard

Producer / Videographer

     

Mike Woodard has a Bachelor of Science in film and television production from San Diego State University.

Mr. Woodard has more than a decade experience as producer, director, editor, camera, sound and lighting.

Loreto Di Cesare

DOP / Editor

        

Loreto Di Cesare has nearly two decades of professional experience as a cameraman, producer, director and film editor. He has filmed and produced documentaries, promotional videos, theatre, concerts, sporting events and music videos and has an exceptional ability to conceptualize, plan and create products for various industries and organizations. A native Italian, he has served as a television cameraman and production coordinator liaison to the Vatican Television Center.

He serves as Group 1’s resident documentary specialist and second camera operator. He also serves as lead camera operator for the Group 1 second location team. He is fluent in English, Italian, Spanish and French.