JIG Reel Studios is owned by Justin Galindo who was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. Having a strong aspiration to start his own business he decided to leave Ohio and make his way to Los Angeles. From there, through hard work and determination he started what is now JIG Reel Studios. The company is known for creating actor demo reels, but is also a full-time production company that creates music videos, commercials, shorts, web series, and new features. For more information head to: www.jigreelstudios.com
If there is one person to thank for your success who would it be and why?
There isn’t just one person to thank. Every person that has worked in this company has helped it to become what it is today. We have all grown together and we are still growing.
What do you enjoy most about your job?
That we get the chance to create NEW projects with our clients. We help to make their visions, a reality. Plus, it is gratifying to see even our own crews dreams and projects come to life.
Who are your biggest influences?
Mark Walhberg. Mainly because of how focused he is about business.
Do you have any New Year’s Resolutions?
To expand and become bigger and better than 2015. We also want to finish our feature film that we have been working on for over a year. We’re super excited about this project and can’t wait to get it in Sundance. Crossing fingers.
What was your favorite part of 2015?
That the company has grown so much and created a really strong team. The coolest part was meeting ROB FREAKING DYRDEK. Growing up and watching him on TV to actually meeting him in person was awesome. I’m a huge fan!
2015 seemed to be a good year for you business wise, is there anything new in store for 2016?
We have a new feature coming out and we hope to collaborate with some new people.
What’s in the future for JIG Reel Studios?
We are going to be working with Disney on some new projects. Be on the look out!