Red Rocket Studios is an award winning, full-service agency specializing in creative brand development, print, web, corporate meetings/events, live marketing and video production.
We provide bold, successful and innovative ideas for our clients that unite strategic marketing with focused creative, solid production and flawless execution.
At the heart of every great brand is a big idea. At the heart of every great agency is a big thinker. In his role as captain of the agency, David is the director of brand strategy, and has ultimate responsibility for client success. Through his passion for integrated communications, Red Rocket Studios deploys a collaborative approach to the balancing of agency services that includes brand development, strategy, advertising, and digital and social marketing.
After graduating from Boston University with a degree in Music and Business Administration, John started his career at Walt Disney Event Productions. John soon formed Elite Talent Casting and then Elite Business Productions with Jeff Campese followed by Elite Film & Video and Elite Marketing. With the purchase of Red Rocket in 2006, John was voted top 40 under 40 and finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year by the Orlando Business Journal.
Jeff leads the Creative Team at Red Rocket with a results focused mindset, determined to chart the best course towards our client’s success.
“So often agencies present creative to clients that sounds cool on the top line, but does nothing for their bottomline. The right creative approach can be both. Since we are typically involved in the execution of our creative, our team is accountable from Launch to Landing”
Tim Lauterbach brings over 25 years of strategic thinking and is considered one of the industry’s most forward thinking and innovative Event Producers. Blending his knowledge, experience and technical background he has produced unique events and environments for affluent families, as well as respected companies in the financial services, technology leaders and major manufacturers. From 1990 to 2010 Tim produced events at Walt Disney World Theme Parks, Resorts and around the world for The Walt Disney Company with audiences ranging from 100 to 20,000 people.
Rick Barranco is a published composer and award-winning producer with decades of entertainment & production experience. Since 1978 after producing his first album, Rick has been involved in almost every facet of the entertainment industry, from Production to Creative to Management! 30 of those years were spent with Creative Entertainment for the Walt Disney Company.
An accomplished Art Director and Illustrator, Alan’s specialty in web design and Internet media is complemented by his strong print and design skills. Alan‘s creative problem solving and dynamic design, balanced with a strong eye in illustration and typography is an asset to Red Rocket projects. Alan is a graduate of North Carolina State University’s College of Design. Alan’s work has been published internationally in numerous design annuals, and has been recognized by the American Advertising Federation and the AIGA.
Curtis Sponsler has designed and created 3D animation, motion graphics, and visual effects for television and cinema for over a half-century. His interdisciplinary approach to design and production ensures his client receive works that exceed expectations. Curtis’ diverse experience and production capacity have included editing (from 1” to non-linear), VFX supervision and compositing, art direction and design, writing and storyboarding, through adding the finishing touches to every production.