Director & Videographer

Getting his start in the documentary field, Matt is an accomplished director/videographer who has taken his guerilla-filmmaking techniques into all levels of media production, culminating in numerous promotional short films, branded content, documentaries, and even narrative features.

Laura Woodworth


Laura has over a decade of production experience in award winning film and television, radio and new media. Her professional strengths extend to project management, content development, traditional as well as digital marketing, and public and media relations. An award winning screenwriter and producer-director, Laura holds a bachelor’s degree in Ministerial Studies and completed postgraduate…

Brad Knull

Producer & Director

Brad’s work has spanned the gamut of media projects, from producing a feature film which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, to productions for Fortune 50 companies like Verizon and TV shows for producers like The Jim Henson Company. But his real passion lies in non-fiction filmmaking. In the past two years Brad has worked…

Dawn Nicole Baldwin

Lead Strategist

For over 20 years, Dawn has worked with organizations of all shapes and sizes to help them tell their stories more effectively. As lead brand strategist at Cooke Media Group, she’s always on the go as a coach, consultant, and sought-after speaker. She has a passion for helping people identify their unique voices and mapping…

Dan Wathen

Executive Producer

With more than two decades in media, Dan Wathen has worked with many of today’s largest churches, ministries, nonprofits and production companies with a particular expertise in large, multi-camera television events. Dan specializes in working with a wide range of teams helping them connect better with their audience. Every organization and company has a story…

Kathleen Cooke

Co-Founder & Vice President

Founding Partner and Vice President, Kathleen is a Screen Actor’s Guild actress, speaker, writer, adjunct professor, as well as casting director, producer, and media consultant at Cooke Media Group. She co-founded the “Influence Lab” and founded “Influence Women” mentoring women in global media. She’s the author of “Hope 4 Today: Say Connected to God in…

Phil Cooke

Co-Founder & President

Phil Cooke co-founded Cooke Pictures in 1991. He’s produced and directed film and television programming in more than sixty countries, and has been influential in shaping the stories of some of the most successful nonprofit and ministry organizations of our time. He’s been called “the only working producer in Hollywood with a Ph.D. in Theology,”…