About Us

Visual Country is a creative production partner to global brands and the agencies that support them. Headquartered in Manhattan, our company creates short-form video and digital content experiences that delight and engage users across any device or platform.

We provide end-to-end production services spanning social, in-store display, out-of-home, broadcast TV, digital ad space, website, and point-of-purchase, and employs a combination of live-action, stop-motion, and 2D animation, often all within the same clip.

Our team of videographers, photographers, illustrators, choreographers, master crafters, sound designers, editors, stylists and animators combine the latest technologies with handmade touches and have earned our company over 23 major advertising awards, including a Cannes Lion, 4A’s O’Toole Award, and Art Directors Award.

Meet Our Team

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Meagan CignoliFounder & Creative Director

When social video first came to mobile through Vine, Meagan’s unique visual approach quickly amassed a loyal following, the attention of major brands and the founding of her own creative production agency, Visual Country. She has since been named Digital Entrepreneur of the Year by the Hubbies and top 100 Creative by Ad Week.

Amber LeeCEO, Partner

Amber Lee has an extensive history driving strategy and growth for startups. Prior to joining Meagan Cignoli, Amber launched eBay’s same day delivery, eBay Now, on the east coast. Lee previously founded the website Join Bklyn, and Creative Agency Bklyn Haus and held various management position since graduating from Richard Ivey School of Business.

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Michael PoppDirector

Michael Popp is a Brooklyn based photographer. Michael has been battling Leukemia for the past year, he credits this experience for not only changing his life, but increasing the passion he puts in his practice. Michael’s work has been featured in Vogue, Interior Design Magazine, Dwell, IdN, and So-EN among others. When not shooting, he can be found skateboarding, cycling, snowboarding, and screenprinting.

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Chelsea LeeDirector

Chelsea Lee joined Visual Country at its inception in 2013 and has written, shot, and produced videos for a diverse clients including, eBay, Benefit Cosmetics, Diet Coke, T- mobile and Toni & Guy. She also specializes in sound editing, set design and dance. Chelsea holds a BFA from Ryerson University (Canada) and is an established dancer and choreographer.

Victoria GruenertExecutive Assistant & Associate Producer

Victoria Gruenert is a New York City transplant with a background in Mass Media Comms and International Journalism from Boston University and University of London, SOAS respectively. You can usually find her on-the-go through Brooklyn looking for food treasure, rock climbing, or cycling. Vicky is the co-creator of Liminal, a quarterly digital zine celebrating early stage creatives and their endeavors. A self-taught photographer, she’ll often shoot portraits, weddings, and local events in her free time. Fluent in German and French.

Jack ClarksonProducer

Jack Clarkson is an Ohio native currently residing in Brooklyn. As a producer, he has produced a diverse range of narrative and commercial work for numerous brands and studios. Jack has prided himself on making emotionally engaging, thought-provoking and artfully crafted content throughout his career. He approaches every project with an acute focus on the interconnectivity of the world around us. He’s always looking for new stories to tell and new ways to tell stories. When he’s not creating, he can be found proclaiming the greatness of Lebron James to friends and strangers.

Anna OutridgeCreative/Illustrator

Hailing from Newcastle Australia, Anna is a New York based Illustrator. Anna is a graduate at Parsons School of Design with a BFA in Illustration. Her work is inspired by childhood nostalgia and the appreciation for all things weird and wonderful. In addition she enjoys spending time with her wiener dog Alfonso, watching B grade reality TV shows and eating grilled cheese.

Samuel ShumwayFabricator

Samuel is an animator, fabricator and paper artist in Queens, NY. He’s worked with a number of children’s media companies including Nickelodeon and HarperCollins to create social content. When he’s not making paper meals for Instagram, he can be found reading among his many cats or looking for street parking.

Careers

Want to make a great production team even greater? Think you’ve got what it takes to pursue a career at our company? Take a look at our open positions to apply.

At Visual Country, we have the most talented creators on our team, helping to produce our world-class content, shooting innovative videos using the latest technologies and delivering unparalleled value for our business partners.