About Us

Cut 'N' Run Studios
CNR

Pittsburgh Video Production & Photography

OUR MISSION

We do not just point and shoot.  Our productions are a form of art that require a story and meaning.  It must come from a channel of originality and innovation.  Your video should express a message and call to action with professionalism and creativity.

PRODUCTION FACILITY

1532 Beechview Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15216

The facility is equipped with acoustically-treated studio space and three editing suites.  The studio promotes a unique work environment.  Staff is allowed to come and go while creating their own hours.  Shoots and in-studio editing sessions are the only required set hours. This creates a less stringent environment and helps creative ideas flow.

COMPANY HISTORY

Cut ‘N’ Run studios was founded by Jordan McMillen in 2005.  CNR began in a small home office with the occasional intern help then grew to small production studio in 2007.  In 2015, Cut’N’ Run opened the doors to a new full production facility in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and now has five full-time employees.  We are a DBE certified business and provide video production, photography, and web worldwide.

STUDIO VIEW

WE’RE A SMALL, FRIENDLY, AND TALENTED TEAM

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PRODUCTION TEAM

founder / ceo
JORDAN MCMILLEN

Jordan McMillen established Cut ‘N’ Run Studios in January of 2005. He began his career as a free-lance videographer; shooting weddings, mitzvahs, and music videos. In 2007, he opened the doors to a new 2,500-square-foot production facility in Pittsburgh’s South Hills. From there he transformed a solo-operated video production company into a multi-personnel media company. As the company grew, it expanded to commercials, promotional pieces, documentaries, live-streamed events, training videos, and more.

live production supervisor
EVAN ANGUS

Evan Angus has always had a passion for multimedia arts. In high school, he studied Graphic Communications at Eastern Westmoreland Career and Technology Center. He then moved on to graduate from Pittsburgh Technical Institute in 2012 with an Associates Science Degree in Multimedia Technologies with specialized training in Videography. While attending Pittsburgh Technical Institute, Evan started an internship at Cut‘N’Run to learn more about the industry. In 2014, Evan was hired to a full time position.

creative director
JUSTIN MACKEY

Justin Mackey, Production Supervisor, graduated from Bethany College in 2007 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication: Electronic Media and a Minor in Writing and Language. While attending Bethany, Justin was selected as a National Broadcast Society Finalist for his short film, “Half Asleep.”A year later, he produced the feature length, student film entitled “numb.”  Justin interned at Cut‘N’Run Studios in 2007 and soon after began his own company, MVS. In 2012, after six years of business operations MVS was merged with Cut ‘N’ Run.  In 2014, Justin was promoted to Production Supervisor.

photographer
ALAN BALDI

Alan completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in T.V. & Video Production and Photography Minor from Robert Morris University in 2014.  Shortly after graduation, he freelanced with a focus on internal training videos.  Alan moved to lead photographer for Latitude 360 and provided services for celebrities such as Louie Anderson, Jim Florentine, and Scott Stappe.  After nearly a year of freelance work with CNR studios, Alan was promoted to a photographer position.

photography supervisor
JASON CIOPPA

Jason Cioppa started at Cut‘N’Run Studios in 2007 and currently runs the Photography division of the studio. He brings fifteen years of experience in professional photography services along with skill in the video production field. Jason also works full time in Information Technology.  In 2015, Jason was awarded the Civic Recognition Award for his assistance in the Pittsburgh community.

PRODUCTION CAPABILITIES

  • Professional script writing and storyboard software to help create a map of the upcoming production.

High definition cameras with sliders, steadicams, tripods, and stabilization equipment.

Lighting kits available for low and high range productions.

Teleprompter and monitors.

Audio mixer and various microphone set ups.

Live switcher for multi camera shoots.

Up-to-date editing suites (mac and adobe based)

Media transfer capabilities

Photoshop

Premiere

After effects

WordPress

Online video hosting

Cloud storage

SCRIPT WRITING
100%
DIRECTING
100%
SHOOTING
100%
NON-LINEAR EDITING
100%
ANIMATION & GRAPHICS
100%
ONLINE VIDEO EMBEDDING
100%

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

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ALL YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED IN ONE PLACE
 
  • Varies on a project.  Post production / editing is $100 per hour.
 
  • 50 % of the estimate or invoice is due up front.  The other 50% is due the last day of shooting or editing depending on the project.  All forms of payment are accepted (cash, check, credit card).
 
  • Two Week – No Charge
  • One Week – labor costs of production cost.
  • 48 Hour – no refund will be issued.
  • In-Studio Editing Session (Post-Production)
  • Two Week – No Charge
  • One Week – $25
  • 48 Hour – $50
  • 24 Hour – $100

The studio requires the payee of the production to sign a contract.

 
We provide all media captured to the individual on the contract.  No one else will receive the media unless specified by the contract signer.
 
The studio’s liability or refund is limited to amount of the production.
 
 
  • All rights to footage and/or photographs are transferred to our clients once payment is collected.  CNR studios still reserves the right to use any footage and/or photograph for internal promotional purposes.
 
  • Average turnaround time is one month but it depends on the production.  Expedited timeframes can be requested.
 
  • CNR studios is completely insured with liabilty coverage.
 
  • Projects range from weddings to broadcast programming so personnel alterations are possible for your event / project.  Your overall booking will not be affected by any other studio productions once the initial deposit is made.
 
  • You may call the studio at 412-343-3600 or email via info@cutnrunstudios.com.  If you would like schedule a time to meet / pay in person, please schedule a time at our facility 1701 Banksville Rd.  Pittsburgh, PA 15216.
 
  • Studio space is available for rental at $250 per half day and $500 for full day.
 
  • If you would like to join one of our editors for a fully interactive editing session you may do so.  It is still a $100 per hour charge so it is best that you have notes and/or time logs prepared.