James Coleman II

Co-FOUNDER / Director

James has had a camera in his hands since he was old enough to hold one. Producing small films throughout his childhood led him to attend a career technical high school with an emphasis on video production.

From this opportunity he worked for a video production company in Reno where he gained years of industry experience shooting, producing and editing for dozens of clients ranging from entrepreneurs to local government and non-profit organizations.

James is constantly exploring auteur cinema to better his skills as a storyteller.


Elspeth Summers

Co-FOUNDER / Director

Elspeth Summersgill has experience in music, photography and theater. She brings close attention to detail in every stage of production.

In 2016, she co-founded Tweaking Reality Studios with the desire to create a company that honors and celebrates the practice of filmmaking and the power of cinematic storytelling.

Elspeth’s creative eye is prevalent in her ability as a cinematographer and editor. Her primary goal is to give people the power to co-create professional and creative films that carry an important message forward.