OWNER // DIRECTOR
Michelle is the founder and creative director of Aether Motion. In addition to her expertise with cinematography and editing, she brings a background in film production. After directing and producing five films, including the multiple-award-winning feature film Livescream, she ensures every shoot is well-planned, and that everyone in front of the camera is comfortable. She works as hard as she can to provide the excellent production quality that is a hallmark of Aether Motion.
Additionally, Michelle has four years experience in the manufacturing industry, and brings an informed perspective on safety culture and internal training.
INSTRUCTIONAL SYSTEMS DESIGNER // MULTIMEDIA ARTIST
Janet is an expert instructional systems designer, with over 15 years experience and a Master’s in Instructional Systems Design. She also has a background in multimedia and graphic design, and assists with lesson planning, lesson auditing, and graphic layouts. Her role is to ensure any educational videos are effective, succinct, and well-designed as possible.
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT // SOUND ASSISTANT
Austin Butts is Aether Motion’s all-purpose production assistant, having helped with sound, grip, and secondary camerawork. He has worked as a utility and A2 for ESPN, Comcast, and TNT for various sportscasts - including the PGA Championship on Kiawah Island. Additionally, Austin has five years manufacturing experience and is familiar with safety culture and training, having obtained his Quality Analyst certification in 2018. He has been an ISO auditor since 2016.