At Cut to Create, we believe that story reigns supreme. That a photo may be worth a thousand words, but video can light a fire and spawn a movement. That engaging stories are not hard to find, but you have to have the right mix of curiosity and empathy to find them. We want to collaborate with you. Tell us your story, and together let’s find new ways of communicating your message to make a real impact.

Cut To Create is a full-service media resource based out of Houston, Texas, for businesses, organizations, and individuals. We handle all your video production needs - including animated videos that explain your software, corporate documentaries to communicate your company culture, Kickstarter or fundraising videos, commercials, feature length documentaries, and everything in between. At Cut To Create, we align high-quality video content that resonates globally with a personal, yet professional approach, differentiating our services from standard media companies. Throughout every step of the process, Cut to Create's team of experienced professionals work in collaboration with you, with our goal to give your brand an end product that exceeds your expectations.

Meet the team

Cut To Create's ragtag gang of misfits come together to create a cohesive team of passionate storytellers.


Founder, Lead Director

Born and raised in Houston, TX, Zach is an H-Town boy through and through. After receiving a Bachelor's of Fine Arts degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder film school, Zach worked as an editor and producer for companies in Boulder, Aspen, and Los Angeles. In 2011, Zach moved back to Houston to start Cut To Create with the goal of creating meaningful and exciting media content while giving his clients an incredible customer service...


Producer and Brand Strategist

Angela Lee is a writer and producer who has been telling Houston's stories since relocating from NYC in 2012. A graduate of Columbia University, Angela's work has been featured by Mashable, the Huffington Post, and Buzzfeed. When given the opportunity, Angela loves jumping in front of the camera as well, she does voice over work, and she regularly performs and teaches long-form improv comedy at Houston's Station Theater.


Lead Cinematographer

Rob Neilson is an award-winning filmmaker born on Long Island NY and is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts. He has since emigrated to Houston Texas and in his spare time enjoys shooting both video and hockey pucks. You can view his work at &


Director of Photography

I am a hard-working, dedicated and very organized freelance camera operator and editor. I have over 7 years experience in the Houston market shooting and editing award-winning corporate and commercial videos, music videos, and short films.


Production Sound Engineer

Scott always enjoyed playing with a video camera and creating his own movies as a little boy. He got a Bachelor's Degree at St. Edward's University in Austin in Computer Science and Photo Communications. Scott’s career began in Houston right after college when he realized his desire to pursue video production as a lifestyle.


Lead Motion Graphic, Animator, and Gaffer

Ricky, AKA "Digital Ricky", is a "Jack of all trades". Anything you throw at Ricky he can handle. He is a self-taught motion graphics expert, an animating power house, and gaffer extraordinaire all rolled into one. You can check out some of Ricky's work here:

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