In 2004, Str8up, Inc. (aka Str8up Studios) was born as a boutique production company to tell positive stories, create original content and help emerging companies get out there and be found. Founded by Wes Woodland, who has a passion for creating tv shows, films and branded content. Wes brings passion and experience to Str8up as a proven creator credited with over two thousand (2,000) hours of network tv, cable and film, 4 Emmy® nominations, one Primetime win, a Golden Marble Award and several other accolades. People say Wes has a gift of finding the essence of a good story and delivering it in a simple, engaging way.
Wes has amassed 27 award-winning years in the entertainment industry. From writing and producing on-air promotions for FOX Kids, Kids WB, UPN, CBS & FOX Family to five plus seasons editing and storytelling on the hit dating show Blind Date, Wes has seen it all. One of his most recent TV successes was ABC's The Bachelorette (Season 11) which drew its highest ratings in many years. For 11 plus seasons, Woodland’s story contributions have been seen by millions of viewers on the number one rated daytime talk show, CBS Television’s Dr. Phil.
Mr. Woodland has directed many celebrities and sports figures including Emily VanCamp, Jeff Gordon, Kenny Wallace, Frankie Muniz, Roger Lodge, Gary Busey, Michael Keaton, Charlie Rose and more.
Str8up's creative team has extensive video experience from writing scripts and development decks into pre-production through filming on-location to final edit and delivery. We film with quality tools, including Sony F900R, Canon EOS C200, DJI 4k Drones, GoPro Heroes all the while capturing gorgeous internal 4k or 1080 imagery to deliver the highest quality visual storytelling possible. Partial list of tv credits: Hollywood Game Night, MTV's Scammers, The Bachelorette, The Doctors, Entertainment Tonight, Blind Date (S3-7), Dr. Phil (S4-13), David E. Kelley’s The Law Firm, Discovery’s Eco-Challenge, Excused, Looking Beyond, Whacked Out Sports, Love Connection, Horseworld, Encounters: the Hidden Truth & many more.