From grips and cinematographers to an entire film crew,
our professionals always have a great attitude and work ethic.
CHRISTIAN CASHMIR | Owner – Producer, Director, DP
With over 15 years professional experience along with film & writing degrees from Emerson College, Christian is the creative force behind Litewave Media. In 2022 Christian served as a Cinematographer on the Oscar-winning documentary, Summer of Soul. Whether he’s shooting the Superbowl in Tampa, or diving headlong into a Florida hurricane for the Associated Press, Christian has the tenacious spirit to get the right shot when it counts. He’s filmed for shows like Disney’s Drain the Oceans, Netflix’s Captive, ABC’s The Chew, NBC’s Shark Tank, and with recording artists like AC/DC, Foreigner, The Moody Blues, The Band Perry, and Chick Corea.
Christian also produces branded content for a variety of companies including Microsoft, Culvers, Ideal Image, and Fantastic Sams. He’s directed award-winning films like, Elfette Saves Christmas, The Skyship Chronicles and Jules Dongu Saves the World. In short, Christian has the real-world experience to enhance any type of video production.
Jai Jacob | Gaffer, Grip, Studio Tech
Jai started out in photography working in a commercial studio and studying lighting. He has been working in the film and lighting industry for over 10 years. Jai has gripped and gaffed on hundreds of Litewave Media video projects including corporate marketing videos, TV commercials, music videos, and our award-winning feature film, Elfette Saves Christmas. Jai also handles lighting for our new webseries on filmmaking, Film Jams.
Jai is also Litewave Media’s studio tech for our Tampa video studio. When productions rent the studio or need an extra hand, Jai is on-site to assist. Jai’s favorite movies are suspense thrillers and sci-fi. He enjoys how the lighting sets the mood and tone of these films. Jai is one of the hardest-working crew we’ve ever met and is always happy to lend a hand on productions.
Victoria Longoria | Video Editor
Victoria is a Florida native hailing from the Lakeland area. She brings a diverse voice and fresh perspective to the video editing team at Litewave Media. Victoria’s unique video style makes her post production work rise above. She uses her edits to tell a story that connects with viewers. Victoria recently joined the team as our full time video editor, and she’s already edited some of our favorite projects to date!
Victoria enjoys working with our clients to bring their vision to life during post production. She also edits our YouTube web series, Film Jams and recently completed post work on a Litewave Media short film, Jenny Magic. Victoria is a dedicated editor and one of the best we’ve ever had the pleasure to work with – a true creative.
Sean Rochau | Steadicam, Cinematographer
Sean hails from the video production industry in Germany where he worked as a Glidecam and Steadicam Operator for over 5 years. He now lives in St. Petersburg, FL and has tackled numerous roles on set including Steadicam operator, cinematographer, and director. Working in a variety of crew positions has helped Sean develop a keen eye for detail, ensuring the highest quality final product. Sean’s talent for cinematography and creative vision has brought him around the globe to places like Thailand, France, and Sweden with the opportunity to film award-winning commercials and films.
As an experienced Tampa Steadicam operator, Sean enjoys using unique camera movements to tell a story. Sean has filmed for some of Litewave Media’s largest clients, and in 2019, he was Steadicam operator on Elfette Saves Christmas, a feature film production starring Quinton Aaron of The Blindside.
Tetiana Podust | Makeup Artist
Tetiana is our makeup artist. She is a licensed aesthetician and graduated from American Institute of Beauty with high honors. She enjoys making people look and feel their best using the best equipment and supplies available. She is proficient in many styles of make-up including editorial, high fashion, beauty, and special effects. Tetiana has years of experience and enjoys emphasizing the best features of her clients – from corporate interviews, to models and film actors.
Working on numerous films, TV commercials, and special events, Tetiana has established herself as one of the most sought after make-up artists in the Tampa Bay area. Tetiana loves to create flawless beauty and diverse looks. She is always searching for ways to bring both the latest trends and styles, as well as classic standards of beauty to her clients. Tetiana also does light hairstyling and assists in wardrobe styling as well as needed.
Jason Henne | Sound Mixer, Writer
Jason Henne is a sound mixer, writer, director and a frequent collaborator with Litewave Media. His career started as a child actor in Seattle before going to college for his teaching degree. He then moved to Florida where he transitioned into working behind the scenes on commercials and films, specializing in sound.
He often does sound mixing for NBC and FoxSports, and recently worked as the sound mixer on a Florida series, The Real Stephen Blatt, directed by Justin Long. Most recently he was the assistant director on Kevin Smith’s upcoming horror feature shot in Florida. Jason has also written a number of Litewave Media’s film and web projects and has taken home Best Writing Awards the last two years for Magazine Issues and That’s How I Roll in the international 48 Hour Film Project competition. Keep an eye out for Jason’s own films, Crazy Lake and Seeing Evil, and more of his collaborations with the team at Litewave Media.