Red Clip Video Team
The Red Clip Video team brings entertainment industry and broadcast journalism experience to the table – as well as our passion for helping companies of all sizes affordably present their best selves to the world.
Producer & Script Writer
Red Clip Video was founded by Kathy Berardi, who combines her professional training in the entertainment industry with a focus on helping businesses successfully market themselves. For over 15 years, she has helped companies grow by executing innovative PR, online marketing and social media strategies. She is also a graduate of the UCLA School of Theater, Film & Television, receiving an MFA in Screenwriting. After completing film school, Kathy made it her mission to apply the Hollywood tactics she honed through her award-winning scripts and films to help businesses make videos to attract, inform and engage customers.
In addition to penning eight feature-length screenplays and a drama television pilot, Kathy has also written and produced several short films. She has one screenplay optioned, was a finalist for the 2007 NAACP & NBC Screenwriting Fellowship, and awarded the 2008 The Young and the Restless Fellowship in Television. Her dramatic short films have received recognition at the New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards, Austin Film Festival, The Baltimore Women's Film Festival, London Short Film Festival, LA Shorts Fest, DC Shorts Fest and Branchage International Film Festival in England. Additionally, her work in partnership with fellow UCLA MFA director Walter Richardson has received financial support from Panavision, Kodak, Technicolor and the Directors’ Guild of America via the distinguished Frankenheimer Fellowship.
Her corporate video portfolio includes productions involving organizations such as Georgia-Pacific, Emory Healthcare and The Weather Channel, as well as manufacturers, B2B-focused technology & service providers, ecommerce brands and small businesses.
Kathy currently serves as a filmmaking instructor for the Atlanta Film Festival and has also provided seminars to the Atlanta Young Writers Institute and Camp Flix. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies from Canisius College in Buffalo, New York.
Julie Soller is a writer, director and producer with 10 years’ experience in video production. Her many satisfied clients include medical facilities, nonprofits, cable TV and entertainment companies. Previous to her production work, Julie worked in local print journalism and in public relations for the San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau and other PR agencies. She has a BA in Literature from UC Berkeley and a Master’s in Film Production from the UCLA School of Film, TV and Digital Media.
Julie’s key storytelling talents allow her to turn a client’s idea into a compelling, engaging video product. She runs a tight crew and delivers projects on time and on budget. An accomplished storyteller in her own right, Julie organizes "StorySlam Oakland," an open-mic live storytelling show.
Amani Channel, MA is a broadcaster, an educator, an award-winning storyteller, a video producer, and a communications professional. He helps brands, nonprofits, individuals and students tell traditional and digital stories.
Channel's content, commentary, and reports have been featured across the airwaves on outlets like NPR, APTN (Associated Press Television News), CNN, Headline News, Fox News Channel, BET, Black Family Channel, HDNews, and across the Web.
He's also managed digital and broadcast PR campaigns with brands that include Visa, Coca-Cola, Hershey's, Chick-fil-A, and IHG among others.
Channel often speaks at conferences, workshops, and universities across the country about traditional and new media. He's taught video production at Hillsborough Community College, Connecticut School of Broadcasting in Tampa, FL; the University of West Georgia, Kennesaw State University, and Southern Polytechnic University.
In 2010 he received a Master of Arts from the University of South Florida.
Producer & Script Writer
As a producer and script writer for Red Clip Video, Jenna Milly taps both her Hollywood and journalism industry experience to help companies create videos with a relevant and engaging message. She began her writing career as a journalist. She has reported for traditional news outlets such as CNN, The Los Angeles Times, Entertainment Weekly, Cooking Light and The Wine Report, as well as for multimedia companies like Turnstyle News, SheKnows.com, Yahoo! Movies and WeHoville.com and for film trade publications like ScreenwritingU and Script Magazine. Jenna has reported on the red carpet at the Academy Awards and also worked as a freelance reporter covering film premieres, junkets and celebrity interviews on camera and for print.
She earned her BA in journalism and English Literature from the University of Georgia. She also holds an MFA in screenwriting from UCLA’s department of film, theater and television. She has taught creative writing at UCLA, Emory University, the University of Georgia, Atlanta Film Festival, Script Magazine, F+W Media and the International Screenwriters’ Festival in England. Since 2007, Jenna has also been a film analyst at Netflix.
Jenna has produced several independent film projects, most notably her 35mm short film A Peacock-Feathered Blue as part of The Woman’s Angle Directing program.
The film was official selection at the London Short Film Festival, the Los Angeles International Children’s Film Festival, Baltimore Women’s Film Festival, Atlanta Film Festival, DC Shorts Film Festival, LA Shorts Film Festival, Solstice Film Festival and Austin Film Festival. It also aired on PBS as part of their short film series and is featured on iTunes.
Jenna co-created, wrote and executive produced the TBS comedy Gillian in Georgia staring Jill Marie Jones and Shondrella Avery. The show was filmed in and around Atlanta.
Jenna’s film and TV writing has been recognized in several national screenwriting contests including the Austin Film Festival, Scriptapalooza, Final Draft’s Big Break Screenwriting Contest, the Dixie Film Festival and Tracking B.