Founder / Director / Producer
John Wager is a seasoned and award winning producer and director. His most recent endeavor was a feature length film “Comedy Warriors,” starring Zach Galifianakis, Lewis Black, Bob Saget and B.J. Novak. To date, this Showtime Network feature documentary has won top accolades at 5 major film festivals and was voted by Life Changes Network as one of ‘2013’s Top Independent Films That Could Change The World”. Most recently, Comedy Warriors received Television Academy Honors as part of their 7th annual awards. This honor is the highest award that you can win in television for programming with a conscience, that inspires and has the power to change lives. Prior to this, Wager directed “Bicycle Lessons”, a short documentary that was shot in Italy and aired on the Discovery Channel. Wager has worked with many well-known actors and celebrities over the course of his career including: Kevin Spacey, Oprah Winfrey, Magic Johnson, Reba McEntire, Judy Collins, Katherine Hepburn, Maya Angelou, Kathleen Turner and film-maker Ken Burns. He continues to produce and direct national and regional television commercials and various long format branding and corporate projects. Wager is also a Grammy-award winning producer and composer.
Director / Cinematographer / Editor
Editor / Production Coordinator
Todd’s interests in visual storytelling began with a childhood obsession for technology and a love for creative writing. Since graduating with a communications degree in broadcast production, he has used these passions to start a career in film. From short form documentaries and narratives to web promos and virtual reality, Todd brings a flexible variety of film making tools to the Galileo team. When he’s not behind a camera or an editing station, you can usually find Todd working under a car or writing op-eds about upstate NY culture. [/team-member]