Creative Kids
Steve Weiss & Jens Bogehegn both began their creative journey at an early age experimenting with photography and film as kids.
Early 80's
Early Launch
Jens went to film school and Steve started shooting weddings and music videos.
The First of Many
Steve started his production company 1st Generation Film/Video.
Double Exposure
Jens joins Steve as his new Cinematographer. Watch their story here.
Thinking Ahead
Jens and Steve form tight relationships with corporations who allow them to create and express their creative concepts and eventually sell 1st Generation to move on to other new endeavors.  https://zacutostudios.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/ib60.jpg create
Second Act
Steve and Jens formed Zacuto Rentals focusing on creating their own turn-key camera packages in the new professional HD camera market.
The Inventors
Seeing the market changing, Jens and Steve decide to create their own brand of filmmaking products and Zacuto USA was born. Bringing their years of filmmaking experience they invent hundreds of products and new concepts like quick-release and universal components.
Content Pioneers
Steve and Jens go back to their roots as filmmakers and create one of the first long-running web series, 'FilmFellas' which first aired on line in 2008. Followed up by seven other web series and were the first to ever win an Emmy for a web series in 2010 and they subsequently won four more.
A Studio is Born
Zacuto Studios is launched in order to create live programming to interact with Zacuto's customers and produce weekly content for their new show, 'Zacuto Live' which is watched by filmmakers around the world.
Ready for You
Zacuto Studios builds two additional sets, brings on more staff to introduce live studio streaming to forward-thinking companies.

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