Introduction

Introduction

Top Pup Media leads the industry of top video production companies in the Dallas-Fort Worth area — because of our relationship with our clients. For decades, we’ve worked hard to create effective, engaging business and marketing videos for a wide range of clients: from small, local companies to Fortune 500 corporations.

We are committed to to providing them all with creative, strategic and effective videos that always have an end result in mind. Whether your goal is brand awareness, education, or sales, we’re all about meeting and exceeding our clients’ needs.

Every business is different, from the audience to the brand, and we want your video to represent your business in a unique way. A cohesive brand voice, poignant pacing, and energetic marketing visuals are just some of the tools at our disposal to ensure that we deliver Dallas, Texas video production at its finest.

Story of Top Pup

Story of Top Pup

With a background in technology and marketing, Russ Pond built a successful career working at major telecommunications companies. after 16 years with those corporate giants, he saw the need for top-quality corporate video productions without the “big agency” price tag.

In 1998, Russ launched Top Pup Media — a Dallas-based video production company that soon offered top quality video production to a range of clients that included American Express, AT&T, BP, Chase, FedEx, MasterCard, Nokia and Progressive Insurance.

 

Celebrating 20 Years in Business

Celebrating 20 Years in Business

Today, Top Pup Media is a full-service production company that’s still driven by the principles of quality and creativity. Our videos help organizations create compelling visual productions that reach their target audiences, using the latest media tools and platforms.

Every project begins by establishing your end-goal. Guided by our passion for creativity and quality, we strive to create compelling visual productions that reach your audience in the most efficient, engaging ways. From marketing commercials to corporate video productions, we’re in this with you — and your production team is never more than a phone call away.

Create Top Marketing Videos in Dallas

Create Top Marketing Videos in Dallas

At Top Pup Media, we take pride in working directly with each client, so you’ll know exactly who is creating your video. Consistent, open communication ensures that we are pursuing your vision at every step of the video productions process, and any questions can be promptly addressed to keep you in the loop.

Working closely with our clients and truly listening to what they have to say is how we deliver impactful videos. At Top Pup Media, we define success by how well we convey our client’s message and use our very best ideas and technologies to create the best possible video.

Contact us today and experience the customer service that has made Top Pup Media one of the most respected leaders in Dallas-Fort Worth visual communications. Let’s begin creating videos that gets you results!

Russ Pond

Owner/Producer

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Russ Pond

Owner/Producer

With his background in technology and marketing, Russ experienced immediate success with telecom giants like Uniden and Nokia. His pragmatic and creative perspective regarding today’s business landscape created a variety of opportunities in the area of new business development and marketing communications.

His 16 years of experience working for Fortune 500 companies helped him gain invaluable experience and business insight in the medium of visual marketing. In 1998, he launched Top Pup Media, a Dallas-based video production company. His knowledge of technology and product marketing helped build his clientele of tech companies such as AT&T, Nokia, Chase, MasterCard, BP, Progressive Insurance, American Express and FedEx.

As a hobby, Russ continues to produce narrative content including three features films, a reality TV show and a variety of other productions. Russ is married with one son.

Daniel Millican

Partner/Producer

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Daniel Millican

Partner/Producer

Daniel has worked in corporate communications for over twenty years. And more recently, Daniel has written and directed five feature films, starring actors Lou Diamond Phillips, Adam Baldwin, Mimi Rogers and many others. The movies have been distributed in the theaters and in home video by companies Sony Pictures, Screen Media Ventures, First Look Media and Curb Entertainment.

While making movies is enjoyable, Daniel finds it just as rewarding to bring that high level level of story-telling to his corporate clients. And his track record of awards and satisfied clients is a testimony to that passion.

Daniel grew up in Austin and received his degree in Communications from the University of Texas at Arlington and now makes his home in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. From there, Daniel went to work in broadcasting and video/film production, in both small and large venues, successfully managing a production company. He has won over 30 international awards for his writing, directing, editing and producing of films, television, music videos, commercials and corporate films.

 

Kara Rainer

Production Manager

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Kara Rainer

Production Manager

Kara grew up in the azalea district of the Rose City in Tyler, Texas. Growing up with a father as a professional singer, Kara studied classical piano and voice, focusing on singing for many years until stage acting caught her attention.

She graduated from the University of North Texas with a degree in Radio, Television and Film. Her background includes commercial and film acting, voiceover, video production, screenwriting, and On Air talent for radio and television.

Whether performing in front of the camera or seeing the vision behind the scenes, this is her passion.

Morgan Winberg

Editor

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Morgan Winberg

Editor

Morgan grew up in Arlington, Texas and attended the University of North Texas in Denton, where she majored in television and film. The daughter of a video producer, Morgan was exposed at an early age to shooting and editing , and was making homemade videos as early as elementary school. As a violinist in high school orchestra, Morgan began to help shoot and edit multi-camera performance videos for the booster club and continued to do so for the next six years.

After graduating from UNT in 2011 with a Bachelor’s Degree, Morgan joined the crew of a documentary project that was being filmed in Fort Worth by the producer of the feature film TWILIGHT. She then worked at a local production company as a documentary editor.

Morgan is an avid film fan and works continually to polish her editing skills and expand her knowledge.