Bear Colony: Flask Retort
Flask Retort is from Little Rock's Bear Colony (facebook.com/BearColony), who released their new full length 'Soft Eyes' album. The album is the band's first collection of new material in five years since their breakthrough debut 'We Came Here to Die'. This release finds finds the band moving forward with more polished song construction and lusher soundscapes. READ MORE...
A TAILORED PARTNERSHIP
No spoilers or anything, but J. Hilburn is growing so fast, UPS wanted to share their successful partnership. This project is a part of the UPS"United Problem Solvers" campaign. This goes out to all the men who hate shopping for baggy dress clothes or generic professional wear. Let me quickly set the stage. Most work places in America have a relatively strict dress code. Our office does not. Most days you won't see shirts tucked in or even the kind of shirt you're supposed to tuck in. For sanity sake, people who edit and review footage all day, mostly choose comfort over fine cloth. While none of us claim to be fashionistas, we at least know not to wear Crocs or cargo shorts. HOWEVER, you need to know the cargo short's entire purpose is perfect for our industry! It holds tools, camera b READ MORE...
DON'T MAKE US CUT YOU!
How long did you really think Bon Qui Qui could hold a job? King Burger could only tolerate her sass and lack of patience for so long. In this day and age it seems like we're not hurting for entrepreneurs so why can't Bon Qui Qui go out on her own? Well, now it's her time and she's taking over! You were there for "I'm A Cut You", "No Boyfren" and even back to her MAD TV days, but now Bon Qui Qui is going LIVE and touring the US! Watch our video below for tour dates and details. The KOMBINE team will see you all in Memphis! #BonQuiQuiTour READ MORE...
KOMBINE MEDIA, INC. IS A FULL SERVICE ENTERTAINMENT AND PRODUCTION COMPANY THAT SPECIALIZES IN CREATING UNFORGETTABLE FILM, TV, DIGITAL AND COMMERCIAL CONTENT.
Kombine Media was established in 2008 and has worked with some of the biggest brands, artists and networks in the world. By providing our expertise in commercial and television production, we have had an amazing journey along the way. We look forward to helping you bring your stories to life.
MIKE HOFFERTH (Co-Founder / V.P. of Television Production)
As a native of a small, farming community in rural Illinois, Mike grew up learning the value of hard work. After graduating from high school he moved to Malibu, CA to attend Pepperdine University. There he studied business and graduated with a degree in advertising. He remained in California and put his work ethic and new found business savvy into practice in the television business. Over the past 16 years he has worked as a production manager and later producer on an array of shows in conjunction with many networks including: ABC, FOX, NBC, CBS, Turner Broadcasting, CMT, WB, Nickelodeon, VH-1 as well as on productions for Netflix and DirectTV. Mike has always had a gift for seeing opportunities and grasping the bigger picture, so in addition to being immersed in network television, he founded Kombine Media in 2006 along with two friends and Pepperdine alumnus. He loves the fact that Kombine has been completely funded from within; allowing the team to maintain complete control over quality and content. When he is not on set or in the office Mike enjoys watching sports and traveling.
DAVE GARCIA (Co-Founder / Executive Producer)
Born and raised in Los Angeles, normal life consisted of bright lights, diverse languages and Dodgers baseball. Dave’s early career involved pulling all nighters as a PA while balancing full-time studies at Pepperdine University. Soon after graduating, he co-founded Kombine Media. His sharp eye, humble character and MacGyver-like skills have opened many doors for him to travel the world and work with the greatest brands, musicians and celebrities. Dave lives in Burbank, CA with his beautiful family, and enjoys sports, music, hanging with his kids and his lifelong love of the Dodgers.
JARED HANKINS (Co-Founder/V.P. of Original Content)
Jared Hankins grew up in Arkansas spending most of his time in athletics, music and enjoying life. In 1997, Jared moved to Malibu, CA to attend Pepperdine University where he developed a passion for production. In 2003, Jared moved back to central Arkansas to raise a family at which time he also founded Rizon Media. In addition to running Rizon Media, Jared has also co-founded Zaya Toonz which produces an award winning animated series titled “Iesodo”. Jared has a rich background in directing various platforms of production & has worked on numerous award winning ad campaigns.
JOSHUA AYRES (CEO)
Joshua Ayres is a sojourner seeking to live life to the fullest. He is interested in movies, music, faith, food, sports, business, books, economics and politics. He studied business at the University of Arkansas, and spent more than fifteen years working with leading retailers, marketing agencies and consumer packaged goods companies. During these years he gained experience in multiple disciplines including: forecasting, replenishment, sales analytics, category management, trade marketing, insights and shopper marketing. After calling Fayetteville, Arkansas home since 1992, Joshua moved with his wife and children to Little Rock in 2013. In addition to being heavily involved in the entrepreneurial scene, he founded two start-ups of his own. Then in April of 2016 Joshua joined Rizon Media and now leads their team in Little Rock.