About Us

Getting your message across and really engaging your audience through video is not an easy task. CRE Productions makes use of our marketing background and applies this knowledge to speak to the viewer in an organic and comfortable manner. A way in which the viewer is familiar with and receptive to. Ultimately leaving one with a true understanding and feeling of what it is that you are trying to communicate and convey

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Clive Tollman

Owner / Producer

Over a decade ago I took my marketing and business background and decided I needed to do something different with it. Something that would enable me to tap into my creative side. By fate CRE Productions was born. I surrounded myself with industry leaders and the rest is history.

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Alessandro Gentile

Director / Cinematographer

In 2000, Gentile received his Bachelors Degree in Film Studies from the UCSB. Gentile then choose to polish his cinematography skills at the University of California at Los Angeles where he spent two years concentrating on lighting, composition, camera movement, and HD video capture.

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Tim Karau

Assistant Camera / Gaffer

The man, the myth, the legend. No one knows the back end of production as well as Tim. I am (Clive Tollman) writing this for Tim because he‘s so freaking humble and would never admit to how talented and knowledgeable he is. As he would say, it’s a thing of beauty.

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John Brugmann

Creative Director

John brings years of experience as a video editor, motion graphics & title designer, sound mixer, and script writer. He’s a jack of all trades. As a creative director John is responsible for bringing it all together from infancy to final delivery. Pulling all nighters to get rush jobs delivered is not unusual. 

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Touch Blevins

3D Generalist

Upon completion of his Bachelors of Science degree in media arts and animation, at the Art Institute, Touch also became a multi-skilled Visual Effects artist, working with industry standard visual effects and 3D animation software. The skills he has accumulated over the years makes him a valuable asset to the CRE Productions Team.

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Lisa Thomas

VP Business Development

As the Vice President of Business Development, Lisa is passionate about helping companies tell their story in a meaningful and impactful way. In today’s increasingly digital world, she is more convinced than ever that video is the greatest tool a business can use to communicate their message so people will listen.

  • "CRE Productions has produced dozens of videos for our high profile, multi million dollar commercial real estate properties over the last few years. It's very rare that a production company understands the needs of a CRE production. CRE Productions Does."

  • Clive and his team at CRE Productions do an exceptional job creating a first-class videos. Through their creative vision we are able to create marketing videos that gives tenants an immersive experience that cannot be matched by still photos alone

  • "I have worked with and interviewed more than my share of production companies over the years. Clive and his firm are the first company that I have found who truly understand the art and science of real estate marketing and integrate it with video story telling."