BRAND STUDIO
TELEVISION
Create to connect.
Radley officially began in 2010.  A band of creatives with a shared history and diverse backgrounds came together for one singular mission: create to connect. That mission still drives what we do today. As a team, we co-create through story and design in television, branded content, products and experiences.

We call the Wiltern in Koreatown, Los Angeles our home. It’s an inspiring spot for our crew with a lot of great history and singular style. It’s also at the crossroads of some unbelievable great cultural crossover, collaboration and creativity.  

Our studio is a home and a lab. We concept, design, experiment, produce, post, and deliver A+ material - that’s dolby vision certified, all under one mint green roof.
Our greatest joy is co-creation with wildly talented, passionate and purpose driven people. We live to create content that connects, excites, moves and inspires across all platforms.

We can’t wait to share what’s next.  

If you’ve got a mission, an inspired story to tell or a disruptive product that the world needs to know about, give us a call.
How We Work
Story
Whether it’s a guy walking into a bar, David facing down Goliath, or an old rag-tag gang embarking on a new adventure, we love stories. We believe in stories in a big way and we use storytelling to engage and connect with audiences in everything we do.
Audience
People haven't changed - but the world we live in changes constantly. It doesn't matter if it's on a 30-foot screen or in your pocket - we believe in getting to know your audience. Connect with them and you win.
Design
It’s a way of thinking, not a software program. We are obsessed with the way stories, products and brands look, feel and work. Pushing the right buttons is important, but sculpting a vision is key. We sweat the small stuff because it can mean the difference between a good idea or a great one.
Who We Work With
Executive Team
Christian
Thompson
Chief Operating Officer
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Christian
Christian
Thompson
Chief Operating Officer
Christian is a founding partner at Radley, where he manages the overall finances and operations of the company. He splits his time between the marketing and content teams, and, as a whole, ensures that the train always runs on time. Prior to forming Radley, Christian spent 10 years as the VP of Finance and Operations working at Maury Povich’s production shingle Stun Creative where he oversaw massive growth. Prior to Stun, he spent several years in independent film production as a production coordinator and production manager. He is a husband and father to two busy middle schoolers, a huge Dodgers fan and can be spotted at the beach on weekends.
Kurt
Spenser
Chief Creative Officer
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Kurt
Kurt
Spenser
Chief Creative Officer
Kurt is Radley’s Chief Creative Officer and a co-founding partner. While at Radley, Kurt incubated and co-founded ROKA, a performance design company based in Austin, TX with CEO Rob Canales. Radley has become ROKA’s agency of record with Kurt overseeing the creative and design teams. Kurt’s product design work has earned over a dozen international design and utility patents, been worn by the world's best athletes on their way to winning numerous Olympic Gold medals and world championships, and has garnered the top industry and trade accolades including ISPO, Outside Magazine’s "Gear of the Year" and Red Dot design awards.
Brandon
Hill
President, Television
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Brandon
Brandon
Hill
President, Television
Brandon Hill is a partner at Radley, overseeing development, production, and distribution of the company’s television projects. Prior to joining Radley Hill was Co-EP of critically acclaimed dramedy "Easy Money" for the CW network. Before that, Brandon was an executive at Media Rights Capital where he helped launch their inaugural tv slate, including "Life And Times of Tim" for HBO, "In Harm's Way" for the CW, and format acquisition for Netflix's "House of Cards". He also produced two independent features for Sony Pictures, and was a writer on the ABC / Dreamworks drama "Line of Fire". He started his career working for George Clooney and Steven Soderbergh's Section Eight. And (if we keep it in the circle of trust) he once did an uncredited rewrite on a low-budget Canadian horror movie to buy an engagement ring. Brandon lives in Venice with his wife Alex (fortunately, she said yes).
Brandon
Pleus
Sr. Executive Producer
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Brandon
Brandon
Pleus
Sr. Executive Producer
Brandon is a founding partner at Radley, where he leads the Marketing and Digital teams. Specializing in post-production and motion graphics, Brandon has a diverse portfolio that includes multi-platform and experiential campaigns, as well as network rebrands. He prides himself on delivering top-shelf creative while constantly searching for efficiencies in every aspect of production, understanding that our industry requires a myriad of solutions in a landscape of ever-changing challenges. He specifically loves projects centered around sports or traveling - bonus points if they combine both! When he’s not working, you are most likely to find him hiking with his wife Tatjana and dog Poppy…unless USC is playing any sport, anywhere, in which case you'll find him glued to the screen or cheering the team on from the stands.
Antonio
Cicarelli
Executive Design Director
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Antonio
Antonio
Cicarelli
Executive Design Director
Antonio leads the Radley Design Studio and is a co-founding partner. Antonio’s focuses are on motion graphics and photographic experiences for brands, products, technology and people. Since the inception of the company, Antonio has worked to build a solid team of artists that serves as the design engine for Radley. His motion graphic design career has spanned global brand launches, numerous film and TV main titles, as well as product and architectural design. Originally from Denver, Colorado, Antonio is a University of Colorado alum with a BFA in Design. He’s fluent in three languages and finds trading stocks and futures “fun.”
Liah
Kim
Executive Producer
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Liah
Liah
Kim
Executive Producer
Liah works as Radley’s lead Executive Producer for digital and commercial productions. She oversees all of the studio’s productions, beginning with the early creative stages, through the completion of production, collaborating with clients and brands along the way to help bring their vision and values to life. She notched over 15 years of production experience, having worked with top agencies, directors, and brands like Toyota, Nexium, Subaru, Humira and many more. She’s traveled nationally and internationally, working on spots from PSAs to multi-million dollar campaigns. She has also produced several independent films, including “I Melt With You” directed by Mark Pellington, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and was distributed by Magnolia Films, as well as “The First Time” directed by Jon Kasdan, distributed by Samuel Goldwyn Films. Outside of work, you’ll usually find her in a pool swimming laps, having swum Division I in college for the University of California, Berkeley.
Christie
McConnell
Head of Development
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Christie
Christie
McConnell
Head of Development
Christie oversees Radley’s unscripted development and spearheads content creation for broadcast, cable and OTT services, with a focus on long-form programming, premium documentary series and other formats. Previously, she has held executive positions at All3Media America, Shine America and Stephen David Entertainment. Her development and production credits include: Emmy-award winning The Men Who Built America (History), The World Wars (History), Gold Fever (Discovery), Fake Off (TruTV), Extreme Cheapskates (TLC) and Red Rum (Investigation Discovery). Christie brings years of experience working on award-winning television, award-winning digital and branded content across a variety of platforms. Most recently she served as the Showrunner for the Nashville Facebook Live aftershow, Nashchat (CMT).
John
Priday
Creative Director, Branding & Design
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John
John
Priday
Creative Director, Branding & Design
John is an EMMY® nominated Creative Director with a primary focus on what he does best - branding and design. Since graduating from art school, John has spent the last 20 years leading teams, directing, designing and collaborating with some of the most talented people in the biz, creating iconic brand identities for television, film and industry leaders. John has been a creative thinker and doer his entire life. Born and raised in SoCal, he was influenced early on by the arts, music and skateboard subculture. His eye for branding and passion for design began by cutting up stencils and pasting stickers on anything and everything. John currently lives in Redondo Beach, where he enjoys soaking up the sun and continues to be inspired by his surrounding environment.
Beau
Nilsson
Director of Post Production and Operations
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Beau
Beau
Nilsson
Director of Post Production and Operations
Beau draws on his 20 years of experience, primarily in the tech and entertainment sectors, to keep Radley’s infrastructure efficiently performing ahead of industry standards. Beau and his team are responsible for building, maintaining, and evolving Radley’s ever-growing digital pipeline. He is involved in all phases of the production process from project development to project archival. When not at the office, Beau is likely talking his wife and son into an adventure that probably includes some combination of boating, skiing, motorcycle riding, scuba diving, camping and photography.
Studios
Television
Television
Radley has created elevated, story-driven unscripted television since 2013. We have series, specials, and development with Netflix, Discovery, Investigation Discovery, NBC Sports + NBC, Nat Geo Wild, Travel Channel, A+E, VH1 and TNT.
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Services
Branding & Design
Branding & Design
Our design studio is comprised of artists, designers, animators, strategists, creative technologists and writers who create visual identity systems and bold, fresh voices for brands old and new. From logos to live events, color palettes to e-commerce, we strive to build authentic brand identities and behavior for our clients.
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Services
Strategy
Identity Systems
Digital
Print
Animation (2D & 3D)
Live Action Production
Photography
VFX
Copywriting
Editorial & Post
Compositing
Color Correction
Graphic Design
360 & VR
Digital & Commercial
Digital & Commercial
Our digital and commercial team lives at the intersection of story-driven content and design-driven visuals. Our mission is to produce meaningful work by any means necessary. We design stories to be shared on screens wide and small, vertical and virtual, experiential and live. From strategy and creative, to production, post and distribution, we always put the project and the mission first.
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Services
Creative Development
Live Action Production
Direction
Marketing Strategy
Animation
Editorial & Post
Design
Sound Design
Audio Mix
Color Correction
360 & VR
Music Supervision & Composition
Sports/Entertainment Marketing
Sports/Entertainment Marketing
At Radley, we live sports and entertainment. From the Olympics to the local skate park, from network launch spots to dynamic, immersive, story-themed activations, we live to inspire fans and bring them closer to the stories and stars they love.
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Services
Creative Development
Live Action Production
Direction
Photography
Animation
Experiential
Copywriting
Editorial & Post
Design
Sound Design
Audio Mix
Color Correction