Services

Photography

CinOptic can help you with more professional photography to capture your event or project.

Graphic Design

Let us help you with brand management and publicity with our graphic design services.

Video

Let us help you tell your story through the powerful combination of moving image and sound.

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CinOptic Communication and Media Enterprise works closely with clients to develop creative and effective communication strategies and products, specializing in video production, photography, and graphic design. Team members enjoy the support of a strong creative community, educational opportunities, and access to production resources.

 

Meet Our Team

Eric Smith Jr.

Eric Smith Jr.

Team Coordinator

Eric Smith is an Audio Production and Technology major.. Eric is skilled in all things audio related, including recording and mixing for both live sound and studio environments, audio repair, foley recording, and audio editing. Eric also has experience with various video and show control equipment due to his time as a Broadcast Engineer for Michigan Tech Athletics and as a Jr. Project Engineer for Smart Monkeys, Inc. After graduation, Eric plans to utilize his knowledge of audio and show control programming through work in the entertainment industry.

Nathan Shaiyen

Nathan Shaiyen

Team Coordinator

Nathan Shaiyen a Communication, Culture and Media major with minors in Media Production and Computer Science. He is skilled in photography, videographing, video editing,and graphic design, and also works with Michigan Tech's University Marketing and Communications. After graduation, he plans to work in the media, film or music industry as a photographer, documentary filmmaker, or musician.

Abby Kuehne

Abby Kuehne

Team Member

Abby is a Communication, Culture, and Media and Psychology major. As a Videography, she contributes to CinOptic through Photography, Videography, and Graphic Design. She also is skilled in sketching, and video editing. Abby plans to pursue a career in Social Psychology to understand how media influences interpersonal communication and relationships.

Shaun Burriss

Shaun Burriss

Team Member

Shaun Burriss is a CS Secondary Education major also pursuing a plethora of minors, including Media Production. He is skilled in videography and photography, including the associated pre and post-production scripting, developing, and editing. He is additionally involved in MTU’s Cinema Productions Club, overseeing and producing narrative short film projects with the team there.

Sarah Lindbeck

Sarah Lindbeck

Team Member

Communications major. Through her classes, CinOptic Media Enterprise, and her internship with MTU’s Center for Technology and Training, she has gained experience designing visual content and has written everything from instruction manuals to video scripts. She excels at project management and client communication.

McKenzy Rehfus

Mckenzy Rehfus

Team Member

McKenzy Rehfus is a Communications Culture and Media major. She is skilled in videography and photography, while contributing to the team with producing media content and sketching.

Zack Marten

Zack Marten

Team Member

Zack is majoring in Scientific & Technical Communications. He is very interested in film, editing, and web design and hopes to one day work in the film industry in some capacity. He has learned a lot from Erin and his other teammates, and can’t wait to find out what else I am going to learn in the future!

Get in Touch

We'd love to talk to you about your project ideas

Email: cinoptic@mtu.edu
120B Walker Arts and Humanities Building
(inside the Humanities Digital Media Zone)

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