Raw Media Pros

Meet the team

Meet the experts behind Raw Media Pros.

Nick Wakley
Owner, Producer

Nick Wakley is the owner and founder of Raw Media Pros, with over 10 years of experience in marketing. In 2018, Nick set out to gather a well-rounded team of creatives with the goal of building an affordable one-stop-shop organization that companies can rely on for creating impactful and effective media.
Paul Sutton
Co-Owner, Creative Director

In 2018 Nick Wakley recruited Paul Sutton to be a co-founder of Raw Media Productions, recognizing his passion for filmmaking and his experience in the government field as a scientific photographer. Paul is now the lead director, looking over our video and photo staff to assure everything meets the RAW standard.
Ethan Nguyen
Social Media Manager
Ethan specializes in delivering highly engaging video content with the goal of "stopping the scroll". On his own accord, Ethan has generated upwards of 100,000 social media followers and millions of monthly views. Ethan is currently the lead social media expert at RAW, assisting clients in achieving success on social platforms.

Skills: Davinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Color Grading, Videography, Social Media Management, Hook-Point Creation, Consulting, Thumbnail Design, Audio Design
Daniel Pearl
Daniel specializes in commercial photography, product photography, and portraits. Daniel works with clients to present both their brand and themselves in a professional yet creative way. He can also do a handstand...probably.

Rocky Mountain School Photography

Adobe Photoshop, Photography, Set Lighting, First-Grip, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Illustrator, Blinkbid, Adobe InDesign, Copyright & Licensing.
Zachary Wolfe
Web Developer, Graphic Designer
Zack was recruited by Nick Wakley for being a creative prodigy. At 24 years old, Zack has done work for major brands such as Disney, Artshelp, Award Winning Music Artists and has even traveled to Ukraine during wartime to assist in documenting creatives under duress. Zack has the capability to create beautiful, functional websites, and scroll stopping graphic design.

Cal Poly Pomona - Bachelors in Visual Communication Design

Adobe Creative Suite, Print and Digital Design, Newsletter/Mass Communication and Publishing, Blogs, Articles, Press Releases.
Brandon Knack
VFX Supervisor, 3d Artist
Brandon is a talented 3D and VFX artist and supervisor. With an impressive resume working on blockbuster films such as Spiderman, Lost in Space, The Mandalorian, and Star Trek. Brandon's skill sets allow Raw Media to bring realistic and entertaining visual effects to its clientele. IMDB Profile

BFA | Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts | BFA in Digital Arts and Motion Picture Production

Maya, Nuke X, Substance Painter, Mocha, Arnold, Adobe Creative Suite, Shotgun, Da Vinci Resolve.
Nino Agostinacci
Special effects, Set Design, Wardrobe
Nino is a woodworker by trade, having worked with it for the past 40 years, he can build virtually anything. He has done everything from building boxes for Naval Command to protect multi-million dollar cameras from blasts to building sets for production. Nino has also been doing Special Effects since 1989. His expertise has been recruited by multiple law enforcement agencies that simulate active shooter situations, and DUI's, utilizing his skills to simulate real world injuries and train servicemembers to react and treat patients with life threatening injuries.
Nino has created hundreds of prosthetic art pieces, weapon simulations props, masks, and 3 dimensional make-up applications.

Latex, silicone, gelatin prosthetics and latex, sillicone masks. Prop building, wardrobe design, Set design, Airbrushing, paint, squib design, scultping, casting, molding, & Application
Jennifer Rickets
Graphic Designer, Public Affairs
Jennifer is a marketing and public affairs consultant with a background in graphic design. She has spent the last twenty years protecting the image and presentation of information for companies such as NAWS Fleet & Family Newsletter Series, City of Ridgecrest, Ridgecrest Police Department, Ridgecrest Regional Hospital - Healthy You eNewsletter Series, AltaOne.org, and AltaOne Corporate Communications.


CSU Chico - BA Communication Design w/ emphasis in Media Arts, FEMA - Social Media in Emergency Management Cert.

Adobe Creative Suite, Print and Digital Design, Social Media Content, Copy Writing, Newsletter/ Mass Communication and Publishing, Blogs, Articles, Public Relations, Press Releases.
Manuel Ruiz
Director, Screenwriter
Manuel is a talented Director and Screenwriter. Having worked in the film industry for the last decade, he has written and directed several short films and location scouted for large media streaming services such as Amazon and Netflix.
Manuel over the years has developed relationships with the Lone Pine Film Commission. In 2013, Manuel won a screenwriting award at LA Screenwriting competition. Short Film "all else fails" won 3 awards at the sunny side film festival in miami OK.
IMDB Profile


BFA | Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts | BFA in Digital Arts and Motion Picture Production

Maya, Nuke X, Substance Painter, Mocha, Arnold, Adobe Creative Suite, Shotgun, Da Vinci Resolve.