NFFTY Creative is a production company that connects brands with emerging talent to produce original content. Our clients have included: Volvo Cars of North America, Expedia, KIND Healthy Snacks, Xbox, Bing, vitaminwater®, Vitamin Angels, Audiosocket and Sasquatch.
With supervising producers located in Seattle, and talented directors throughout the world, we have a broad reach to meet your needs. We work with a trusted group of alumni filmmakers from the NFFTY (National Film Festival for Talented Youth) network and the result is magical. We can provide custom production services for nationally reputable brands, local businesses and non-profits. Our approach pairs seasoned producers with the best emerging, creative directors in the world.
NFFTY Creative's award-winning productions boast Gold and Silver ADDYs® (American Advertising Award), Telly Award and AVA Digital Platinum Award (Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals). Check out some of our work and connect with us on your next project.
NFFTY CREATIVE EXECUTIVES
STEFANIE MALONE // executive producer
Stefanie Malone is an Emmy® award-winning producer and currently at the helm of NFFTY Creative. As Executive Producer, she has overseen productions for clients such as Volvo Cars of North America, Expedia, KIND Healthy Snacks, vitaminwater®, Vitamin Angels and Audiosocket. Stefanie boasts a long history with PBS, having worked for KCTS (Seattle) and WETA (Washington DC). During her tenure, Stefanie led national and local multimedia projects, including production and oversight of television and web. She has had the pleasure of working on projects with prominent filmmaker Ken Burns, who has called her “focused, smart and creative.” Stefanie has her Master of Arts in Communication from Ohio University, where she was awarded a Public Broadcasting fellowship. Outside of NFFTY Creative, Stefanie is the Director of the National Film Festival for Talented Youth as well as a documentary filmmaker.
KYLE SEAGO // executive producer
The son of an acclaimed deaf actor, Seattle native Kyle Seago was raised with a visual eye and a creative mind. In high school, Kyle’s film projects earned awards at international film festivals. After helping co-found NFFTY, Kyle traveled to Los Angeles to attend film school at Loyola Marymount University. Shortly after, enticing job offers from MTV took him down the path of reality television, where he worked as a producer on shows such as CW’s “America’s Next Top Model” and MTV’s “The Phone.” As a TV producer, Kyle has produced over 30 hours of primetime television and traveled to Italy, Morocco, Greece, and Macau for international shoots. Since moving his home base back to Seattle, Kyle has produced commercials for Microsoft, including international campaigns for Internet Explorer 9, Windows 8, and Microsoft Surface. His recently completed projects include music videos for Alex Clare’s chart-topping song “Too Close” and Seattle-bred hip-hop artist Sol and a diverse range of short and long-form documentary films.
TODD KAUMANS // supervising producer
Todd Kaumans is the Supervising Producer of NFFTY Creative, working closely with filmmakers throughout the production process. He’s an award-winning producer, formerly with KCTS Seattle (PBS). At KCTS, he produced and programmed the Emmy® Award winning program REEL NW, which exclusively featured independent film from the northwest. In addition to his work with NFFTY Creative, he is the Program Manager of the NFFTY film festival, coordinating submissions, programming, filmmaker relations and producing promotional content. Todd is NFFTY 2010 and 2011 alumni filmmaker. He is proud to be able to give back to the organization that jumpstarted his professional career. Todd's three favorite TV shows are "The X Files", "Breaking Bad" and "House of Cards". He enjoys clocking a few Xbox gaming hours when life permits it.