WHO WE ARE

Karen Somers + Co is a full-service creative media studio located in Los Angeles. We specialize in producing cinematic, branded content, commercials, social media storytelling, documentary features and series.

 

We empower our clients. We love to be the creative answer to the costly dilemma of building an in-house team for branded content or commercials.

 

Our talented and diverse team of industry professionals are creators of compelling, results driven storytelling. This woman-owned media house is led by its name sake, Director + Executive Producer, Karen Somers. Our core team radiates out to a much larger professional network of experienced creative professionals across the country - from New York to Georgia, New Orleans to Pittsburgh. We also work with teams in the UK, Europe, Asia, South Africa, Canada and the Caribbean.

 

By hiring us, our clients know that our team will expand or contract with creative talent that is best suited to the assignment and its budget.

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KAREN SOMERS

Director / Executive Producer/ Camera Op / Owner

Karen leads the charge with our team, directing and executive producing many of our projects. She is a globetrotting filmmaker and photographer that revels in the team sport that is filmmaking.

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PAUL RENNICK

Post Production Supervisor and Graphics Guru

Paul is an accomplished filmmaker and post production wizard. His expertise keep us all on track and creatively on point.

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Shirley Jackson

Podcast Co-Producer

Shirley Jackson is an award winning line producer and Karen's co-producer for the podcast series "Give Her A Microphone".

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KRISTIN ROGERS

Sr. Editor/Producer

Kristin's ability to take gorgeous footage and turn it into a beautiful story is unparalleled. Her ability to work in the field and in the edit bay is inspiring.

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GAVIN REIGN

Audio Engineer, Music Composer

Gavin is another multi-talent member of our team. His expertise as an audio engineer and composer is another critical piece of the filmmaking pie.

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Merritt Lear

Sr. Editor/Producer

Merritt's background as an award winning singer/composer creates a unique beat as a superlative, award winning, long and short form documentary storyteller in the bay.