Steve Kotton has more than 30 years of experience in visual communication productions. He is the co-owner and Director of Production for New Material, Inc., that syndicates science and technology programming to broadcast networks and the web. His prior company, Pacific Video Resources, produced satellite broadcasts, webcasts, live action and VFX for video games, and syndicated series. Kotton was the Director of Digital Education Productions and a Producer and Director for HGTV, The History Channel, and the DIY Network.
He was selected as one of the first cinematographers in the country to test the first field video camera, the Ikegami HL 33 back in 1977. Since then he has won many awards, including four Emmys, a Clio and an International Film and Video Festival Award for Creative Excellence. Kotton is the Director of Photography for a new silent movie, The Canyon, produced for the 100thAnniversary of Essanay Films, Niles, California.