Lightborne Communications

Lightborne designs and creates cutting-edge video content for screens of all shapes and sizes for Advertisers & Marketers, Brands & Companies, Live Events & Concerts all over the world.

We meet your creative challenges with unique Lightborne solutions. We share your goals to express your vision. From directing to designing, editorial to animation, broadcast to branding, in our studio or on location, we excel at multi-disciplinary projects and are dedicated to creating exceptional work. We are located in the historic Over-The-Rhine neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio, housed in a converted five story industrial building, beautifully transformed by renowned architect Jose Garcia into a state-of-the-art creative studio. Lightborne concepts and creates stunning visuals in all shapes and sizes for a wide variety of projects including: 1) traditional advertising commercials and videos, 2) live action production and post-production, 3) live events and concert/tour visuals, and 4) design, animation, visual effects and finishing.


Thomas R. Schiff
Scott Durban
Angie Fischer
Charlie Martin
Director of New Business Development
Riann Wiggins
Lauren Bentle
Stacy Holbrook
Casey Luttrull
Director of Technology
Dana Hamblen
Client Services

Design & Animation

Chris Gliebe
Executive Creative Director / Designer
Ryan McAllister
Creative Director / Designer
Neil Smith
Senior Designer / Animator
Dave Irion
Senior Animator / Compositor
Kurt Koch
Senior Designer / Animator
Kevin Gautraud
Senior Designer / Animator
Justin Lee
Designer / Animator
Dan Walton
Designer / Animator
Lee Hoffman
Designer / Animator


Brad Grawe
Senior Editor
Barry Rowen
Anne Pennell
Assistant Editor / Data Manager
Tyler Keeton
Assistant Editor / Data Manager
Ryan Elliott
Colorist / Director of Photography


Jacob Drabik
Designer / Production Manager
Brian Emch
Image Production Specialist