Keith Bolling

TITLE: President
SPECIALTIES: Director of photography/ cinematography, RED Operator, MoVI Operator, lighting, editing, photography
SOFTWARE: Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Lightroom, InDesign, Final Cut Pro
EDUCATION: BA Journalism/Public Relations Western Washington University
WORDS TO LIVE BY: A film is – or should be – more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what’s behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later. –Stanley Kubrick

Keith Bolling, President of Session 7 Media, was inspired to pursue a career in the arts after his grandmother introduced him drawing, painting and design as a young child. Since 2001, Keith has worked professionally in graphic design, photography and videography. Keith has previously founded Empire Imaging, a photography and film printing and restoration company based out of Bellingham, Washington. In 2009, Keith returned to his native Seattle and began his work with Session 7 Media where his experience as a photographer gave him a superb eye for composition and filming, helping to create the refined signature Session 7 style. Keith is a 4-time winner of the JVH photography award and has been featured in several art galleries around Washington.

2011 Fist Glance – Best Drama (short)
2011 Park City Film Festival – Silver Medal
2011 Mosaic – Best Film (third place)
2010 Seattle 24 Hour Film Race – Best Cinematography
2010 Renton 50 Hour Film – Judges Award

Cory Rain

TITLE: Vice President
SPECIALTIES: Producer, Editor, Motion Graphics/VFX,  Location Sound Engineer, Camera Operator
SOFTWARE: Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, Lightroom, InDesign, Final Cut Pro
EDUCATION: BA Economics University of Washington
WORDS TO LIVE BY: Be Creative • Be Positive • Lift People Up

Cory Rain, Vice President of Session 7 Media, decided to pursue a career in videography after he directed, filmed, edited and produced the award-winning ski film “Community” with nothing but a camera, Mac book and a dream. Prior to videography, Cory toured the US with his band while earning his BA in Economics from the University of Washington. Cory’s attention to detail and decade of experience in sound design are essential to the polished, quality media that Session 7 Media has built its reputation upon.

 2013 Home Field Advantage – Coldsmoke Awards