Darran Bruce – Executive Producer

Mr. Bruce has over twenty-four years of experience working in broadcast television and digital media. He has producing credits on four different television series, including “CoolOut2GX” and “Phantazmagoria”, “ITV/ITV LIVE”, and on more than a two dozen other video productions with local companies such as Seattle Events and Microsoft.

In addition to his extensive Executive Producer video production experience, Mr. Bruce has also been the President of i Alternative Media, an alternative out-of-home advertising agency, for the past 6 years working with clients from Lunchbox Labs to T-mobile and Starbucks.

Mr. Bruce’s goal is to provide more access and opportunities for independent artists, producers, and businesses in the greater Puget Sound Region.

Matthew Hart – Online Content Manager

Seattle based Producer and DJ. Primarily focused on the techier, minimal elements of house music. I grew up in the Puget Sound area and attended my first underground rave under an I-5 overpass in 2010. The people, the setting, the music: I love it more than anything.

Kimberly Kiel – Local Talent Booking

Seattle is now my home and the music scene has taken a strong hold. With an associates degrees in Pharmacy, I am a pharmacy technician by day and Music driven Promoter & DJ finding hustler by night. Music has truly help me all my life to get through anything. Growing up in Kent, WA I was originally around R&B, Hip-hop & Rap, which gave stories and strong building blocks. Seattle however has so much more. The variety of people, music genres and memories. Couldn’t be happier and ready for anything!

Bobby Tamez – Lead Photographer

Bobby Tamez is an event and lifestyle photographer based out of Seattle, Washington. Originally from the San Francisco bay area, he picked up photography at an early age from his father, who was a professional photographer himself in his younger years. Bobby maintained photography as a hobby until moving to the Pacific Northwest and falling in love with music and event photography. Since then, he’s had the privilege of shooting a wide variety of musical acts all across the PNW. His photographic journey has taken him to legendary concert venues such as The Crocodile, Neumos, and The Showbox, to top tier clubs like Foundation Nightclub and Q Nightclub, as well major music festivals to include What the Festival?! in Oregon and Shambhala Music Festival in British Columbia. When he’s not shooting or deep into editing, you can find him burning something in the kitchen or up in the mountains falling on his face while attempting to snowboard.

Helena Stewart – Social Media/PR/Booking

Helena is a Seattle based freelance marketing professional striving to stay up to date in the most effective marketing strategies. With a degree based in Communication Studies/Marketing, several different marketing certifications, she can give consultations on your current social channels, as well as work to increase your following, track the progress, success, and engagement of ad campaigns, and manage the implementation, governance and the establishment of an individuals desired social media culture.

Vladimir Beletskiy – Production Assistant

I have always been fascinated with music. I also come from a background of family and friends who are involved in music production and performance. Being part of The DJ Sessions is a great experience that gives the opportunity to meet great people and gain skills in music production.