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Austin Hines



Austin has owned and operated Double A Pictures since it's inception in 2005. He has traveled the world producing a wide variety of film and video projects. He's followed missionaries through Kenya, lived at orphanages in India, floated in the Dead Sea, witnessed the political arena of Speaker's Corner in London and roller bladed through the National Mall in Washington D.C. with thousands of motorcycle-riding veterans - all while sporting a camera. 

Austin has directed both long and short video formats. His feature length film, Singularity Principle, is available on iTunes and Dish. 

He enjoys solving Rubik's Cubes in his spare time. 


Daniel Maitland

Director of Photography

Daniel, known more accurately as ‘Danimal”, has a passion for the Image. His work with both B2B and B2C marketing video content, has garnered millions of views, representing millions of dollars in commerce for businesses across the country. He has worked with the stars and Hollywood A-Listers but his style is most comfortable with the down to earth businesses and brands that make America great.

Daniel has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Cinema and Television from Southern Methodist University and a Narrative Filmmaking Certificate from Zaki Gordon Film Institute.



Steve Rupp



Steve has worked with Double A Pictures since 2014 and has recently helped us expand to the Saint-Paul/Minneapolis market.  Steve works with clients based in Minnesota such as Arvig, Kawasaki, Polaris, and THOR. He is the creative director for Commonwealth Properties –– creating and executing the promotional strategy for Saint Paul Athletic Club, The University Club of Saint Paul, WA Frost, The Commodore, and other Commonwealth brands.


Ricky Anderson II


Ricky was introduced to video production in 2005 and hasn’t put the camera down since. His passion led him to Fort Worth where he earned his degree in Film, Television & Digital Media from Texas Christian University. Ricky was one of the few selected to be a member of YouTube's flagship "YouTube Creator’s Institute" at Columbia College in Chicago and has been featured on YouTube’s home page.

With over 10 years of experience in video production, Ricky brings his expertise in creating engaging and entertaining videos to Double A Pictures.  


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Justin Kirchhoff


Justin Kirchhoff  was an early adopter of 4K video. He heard about the format when RED Digital Cinema first announced its RED ONE 4K camera back in 2006. Though many were initially skeptical of the format, Kirchhoff saw the value of investing in the format and has been working with 4K footage for over five years.

Justin has made incredible spots for brands such as Logitech, Verizon, Coors Light and 7-Eleven. 

He has also directed numerous award-winning short films and has been honored to have directed music videos for bands such as Quiet Company, Erin Ivey, Courrier, and Emily Wolfe. His music video for Tanner Patrick's "Merry Go Round", has almost 1.5 million views!