"Atola," is inspired by the bioluminescent sea creature, the atolla jellyfish, once threatened, they glow a neon blue to attract similar life forms to help defeat its predator. Through our glow, we also draw the attention of others. We thrive and conquer in the depths where very few dare to enter. We don't live in the shadows of past legends because we create our own light and gather others to join us.
Our love for all the majestic and unique marine life is the reason that 1% of our profits go towards ocean conservation. We all share the resources of this planet, and I believe its everyones responsibility, whether you're a corporation or individual to care for our home.
Our company serves businesses and organizations whose mission mirrors ours: we are authentically high quality, informative, and entertaining and we are devoted to creating a loyal community. We approach each project with an eye towards these three essential pillars of progress and we work diligently with our clients to artfully communicate through impactful visuals.
Images evoke emotions, emotions inspire desire for change, and desire for change inspires action.
A·to·la: (a - tohl - ah) - grabbing the worlds attention and promoting its beauty and innovations through sophisticated content marketing.
The proud founder and chief cinematographer of Atola Visuals. She grew up in the Chicagoland area and obtained her degree in Cinematography from Columbia College in Chicago.
In 2012, Kitty moved to San Francisco and instantly fell in love with the hustle, the newest tech, and the breathtaking views. The Bay area gives her ample inspiration to paint the beauty of the world as seen through her eyes. She has shot numerous projects: from festival montages to marketing content, Kitty strives to capture beauty and tell inspirational stories through the visual medium.
With over 12+ years of sales experience, Brian helps to meticulously manage our clients and brands, while overseeing the company's revenue. He's a savvy producer who helps to coordinate and execute our client shoots as well as shoots for our YouTube channel.
He absolutely loves taking photos of San Francisco and also runs an exciting plant-based cooking channel.
Yumi oversees all of the company’s happiness. She’s tasked with an extraordinarily large job, but brings her fluffy tail and cheerful smile to the conference rooms everyday!
In her spare time, you can find her posting on her Instagram and enjoying her daily hikes in San Francisco. She's also our model, actress, and sound absorption when duty calls.
Chief Happiness Officer