Our Team

  • Jimmy Velarde

    Creator, Producer, Director

    With over thirty-five years of experience in the entertainment industry has earned 28 Emmy nominations, 12 Emmy Awards, Grammy Nomination for his production work at CBS Television Network, and as […]

  • Larry McLinden

    Co-Creator, Producer

    For most of his career, Larry McLinden has been involved in the financial services industry as an independent consultant specializing in corporate and securities compliance issues. His clients have included […]

  • Jason Scherbert

    CCO at Squadron, Producer

    A creative leader entrusted by the world’s most celebrated networks to deliver innovation for today’s top entertainment properties.

  • Vito J. Giambalvo

    Producer, Director

    Vito began working in Hollywood as a Camera Operator on the sitcoms “All in the Family”, “One Day at a Time” “The Jeffersons”, “Newhart”, “Married with Children” and “Murphy Brown” […]

  • Victor Manuel Field

    Creative Development, Writer and Producer

    Victor Field has had a long association with the Hollywood artistic community. First as a rock music and Las Vegas columnist for the Chicago Tribute, a comedy writer on Rowan […]

  • Dennis Kirwan

    Advisory Board

    With a background in venture capital, Dennis Kirwan is known as an entrepreneurial executive with an aptitude for new technologies. After much success in developing new business ventures, he accepted […]

  • Jesse Heller

    Advisory Board

    For over 15 years, Jesse Heller has been a marketing and sales industry leader with a passion for helping businesses grow through online marketing strategies. After being at the top […]

  • Michael Welch

    Advisory Board

    Michael Welch is a visionary, networker and entrepreneur at heart who has taken his passion for sales and helping businesses develop by starting a marketing agency in the Greater Los […]

  • Nicholas Hernandez

    Drone Pilot

    Nicholas Hernandez is a professional photographer, videographer, and editor based in the Los Angeles area. Operating under the banner, NickNack Films, Nicholas’s goal is to always deliver high-quality creative work […]

  • Michael O’Neill

    Sound Designer/Original Music Composer

    Michael O’Neill is a guitarist, multi instrumentalist, composer, and producer with over three decades of experience at the highest levels of the industry. Michael has released six CD’s as a […]

  • Veronica Slavin

    Staff Photographer

    With over 35 years of experience as a photographer, Veronica Slavin is uniquely skilled in capturing photos that create the kind of spontaneous images that reflect her clients’ vision. Her […]

The Creative Team

Creative Drone Concepts, Inc in association with Creative Teamwork Entertainment, Inc. and Squadron TV, are production companies based in Los Angeles providing children and family entertainment. As industry professionals, we bring experience, credits, affiliations, awards, and bankable skills. Our goal is to create, develop and produce quality programming. Together, we are a multi-faceted, one-stop production company that brings together a highly-skilled, innovative, and successful team of individuals with several decades of industry experience.

Awards & Memberships

The principals of Creative Drone Concepts Inc, in association with Creative Teamwork Entertainment Inc and Squadron TV combined have earned 12 Emmy Awards, 57th Annual Grammy Awards Nomination, People’s Choice Awards – Webby Award for “Travel & Adventure for The Dime Traveler,” BDA North America Design Awards – Disney, Promax North America Awards – Children’s Programming (Live Action), Promax North America Awards – “The Race is On” Jetix Fall Campaign, SCCTA – Adelphi Media Services for Effected Use of Humor in “Can’t Believe This.”

Memberships include Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Society of Camera Operators (SOC) and Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA).

Projects In Development

Creative Drone Concepts, Inc., in association with Creative Teamwork Entertainment, Inc. and Squadron TV, has developed an original news magazine television show concept called “The Drone Chronicles.” The show will be broadcast on television, over the Internet, and on mobile devices, and will feature breakthrough technology transforming today’s world of drones. The show will also cover real-life stories about drones not seen on regular newscasts or other shows, including pilot profiles, in-depth coverage of drones, hot-topic interviews, and other information related to the commercialization of drones. The production companies have also developed a kids’ version of The Drone Chronicles tentatively entitled, “Kidding Around with Drones.” To date, the production companies have produced three (3) sizzle reels showcasing The Drone Chronicles (English version), Las Cronicas De Los Drones (Spanish version), and Kidding Around with Drones. Other shows currently in development include a competition-based reality television show involving drones that will appeal to a broad audience.