Impactful video storytelling for change-makers.
We’re storytellers, marketers and filmmakers who help brands and organizations that are making positive impacts in their communities and in the world.
Documentaries   •   Brand Stories   •   Testimonials & Case Studies   •   PSAs
Branded Content   •   Live-streaming   •   Event Videos   •   Music Films

Decades of entrepreneurial, marketing, business and organizational experience has led us to focus on the most important medium of our time: video.

Based in between the mountains and the ocean in Vancouver, Canada, we focus our cinematic storytelling efforts on social organizations, progressive companies, cleantech, foundations and causes, government agencies, eco-tourism and disruptive technologies.

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Our Stories

PROMO, BRAND STORY

VeloMetro Mobility

As soon as we heard about VeloMetro’s unique three-wheeled, enclosed electric bike, we were hooked. A startup here in Vancouver, they’re filling a transportation niche between personal vehicles and bicycles and were just preparing to launch into t...

Veemo Promo

DOCUMENTARY

RISE Documentary

ICLD (Indigenous Community for Leadership and Development) was piloting a new approach to a program for First Nations people in BC: an entrepreneurship focused program that helped all the students launch and operate their own businesses within the...

RISE Documentary

CASE STUDY & TESTIMONIALS

soulpepper

A series of client testimonial videos for Soulpepper, a digital marketing agency in Vancouver with a strong set of company values and B-corp certification. These videos showcase the client’s problem, Soulpepper’s solution and result that helped th...

Soulpepper Testimonial - Indochino

POLITICAL, LIVESTREAM

BC NDP Campaign Videos

Nathan was the tour shooter / camera op for the BC NDP 2017 election campaign and continued ongoing video products for the BC NDP. Seven days a week on the road, publishing multiple videos per day following leader John Horgan. Press conferences, c...

BCNDP

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BRANDS WE'VE WORKED WITH

We work with other production companies, producers and teams on an additional list of clients and projects, building best practices and partnering with an expanded team of creatives and professionals.

SERVICES

OUR SOLUTIONS

Creative Development & Video Storytelling

Creative Development & Video Storytelling

The most important piece of a video is the story and message. Enlist our collective experience as entrepreneurs, marketers and storytellers to discover and develop the creative and strategy for your videos. We focus on specific, measurable goals and a defined audience to create the impact you’re looking for.

Full Production

Full production

Idea to Audience – our turnkey video production takes a holistic, results based approach to ensure your investment captivates your audience and drives you to measurable results.

Production Services

Production Services

(producing, crew, equipment)

Do you have the vision already and looking for a proven team that can execute on budget? We operate nimble, fast moving production and post-production teams for your project, with an excellent roster list for the best fit for your project.

“The results of Nathan’s video production helped increase the conversion of our sales page from 1.8% to 2.4% – this was HUGE for us. Our video engagement rate has settled at 48% which is above the industry average for sales video’s. This resulted in 10’s of 1000’s of dollars of additional revenue while spending even less on advertising. For the first time in a fiscal year we had sold out EVERY workshop we produced in 2012. Many students complimented the SMD video as being “really well done” in translating the value of our program.”

Matt Astifan, Web Friendly

Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver

“I’ve had the pleasure of working with Nathan on several video projects for Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver. He’s always on time, professional and very relaxing to work with. He takes the time to listen and understand any requests you might have during the filming. The end result of the video turns out to be just the way we envisioned it because of his attention to detail and his natural ability to capture the right moments on camera. It’s also amazing how quick and efficient he is when providing us with the finished product. I would not hesitate to recommend Nathan to anyone looking for a top quality video production.”

Stephanie Tolentino, Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver

VeloMetro

We came to Nathan with a quickly approaching deadline for a video we needed to help with our upcoming investment round and launch into the market. Nathan was collaborative and helped make the whole process a breeze, and adapted well to hiccups that were encountered during the filming. He brought his expertise to the table and recommended a set of two videos that best suited our goals for the project. We are very happy with the work Nathan did for us from start to finish and wholeheartedly recommend him.”

Kody Baker, PEng, MBA, VeloMetro Mobility Inc.

soulpepper

I would highly recommend Nathan. He is professional, personable, talented and easy to work with. He does what he says he will do, when he says he will do it. If you are looking for high quality video work, he is your man!

Sean Jimenez, soulpepper

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ABOUT US

OUR TEAM

Based in between the mountains and the ocean in Vancouver, Canada, we’re rooted in family, entrepreneurialism, and storytelling.

We’re a core team of filmmakers, marketers and entrepreneurs with an expanded roster to assemble the best team for your project.

Nathan Skillen

Producer, Director

Nathan got his start making films on Galiano Island, nestled among nature and turned his passion into a career over the past decade focused on documentary, event and story based commercial films.

Gordon Skillen

Director, Business Development

Gordon has over 40 years of management, sales and marketing experience to bring to the success of capturing your story and helping you deliver your message to the right audience. An Irishman with a natural story telling personality, he encompasses his work with a passion that helps his clients capture the true essence of their story. He has built numerous highly successful businesses , from a local restaurant chain, an international software consulting firm, and a national non profit bookkeeping association. He looks forward to helping you achieve some of your goals through powerful video stories.

Jonathan Krauth

Cinematographer

Jonathan is an accomplished, creative cinematographer, working with VICE Canada, grammy award winning artists, major brands, foundations and nonprofits.

We are here to Help

We’re happy to discuss your goals, vision for your project or just answer a burning question on your mind. We love talking to those trying to make a change and bring their voice to the world, and we’re excited to share our process for developing the story and potential for your project.

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Contact us directly, or fill out the form to get the process started. We will get back to you within 2 business days.

Call us directly at 604-790-2548

Skillen & Co.

Gordon Skillen
New clients, marketing and strategy
gordon@skillenandco.com
604-790-2548

Nathan Skillen
Video producing, creative direction
nathan@skillenandco.com
604-537-1964

Get in touch with us today!