MOD Pizza

The Association of Washington Business and Daniels-Brown Communications once again chose BigHouse Production to create their annual GROW HERE TV and digital media campaign. This year, the featured home-grown businesses included MOD Pizza. If you have enjoyed the unique offerings at MOD, you understand why it has become a pizza-lover’s favorite. But, until you understand their story and the founding family’s philosophy, you are really only getting a piece of the pie.

This video and the companion :30 TV spot were produced, directed and edited by George Riddell, with cinematography by DP Mark Simon. BigThanks, as always to the stellar BigHouse Production crew. Watch the :30 TV spot here.



Schilling Cider

The Association of Washington Business is Washington State’s Chamber of Commerce.  AWB and their ad agency Daniels Brown Communications worked with BigHouse to create TV commercials, web films and radio spots to tell these stories. This TV spot featuring Schilling Hard Cider is part of AWB’s inaugural GrowHere media campaign, which promoted the state’s businesses and their proactive environmental practices. The content for these videos was shot by BigHouse in Seattle, Auburn and Sunnyside, Washington. Watch the longer web film and hear the radio spots produced by BigHouse at



Nucor Steel

This spot profiles Seattle’s Nucor Steel, the state’s oldest and largest recycler. Aside from being very hot (hello – molten steel), the plant is also one of the loudest places in Washington. Kudos to sound mixer Jim Sander for his remarkable work recording interviews and natural sound in a difficult environment. And also to DP Mark Simon for capturing wonderful visual images. You can watch the :30 TV commercial about Nucor Steel at




Featured company Alaffia works tirelessly to empower the people of Togo, West Africa. Through remarkable fair trade relationships, they harvest and process native raw materials such as shea butter and coconut oil. Alaffia uses those ingredients in their Olympia, WA manufacturing plant to make a popular line of body care products and much more.  Consumers can find Alaffia products at Whole Foods, Walmart and other retailers as well as online at Alaffia’s devotion to the people of Togo is an extraordinary part of their story. You can also watch the “Grow Here” Alaffia :30 TV commercial also created by BigHouse Production at



Rite In The Rain

Rite In The Rain is a Tacoma paper company that has been manufacturing weatherproof writing products for decades. Their sustainable printing processes and environmental stewardship have earned them many awards.



The McGregor Company

The McGregor Company is one of the oldest businesses in Washington State, operated by third generation family member Alex McGregor. With dozens of locations in towns throughout Eastern and Central Washington, the McGregors have a longtime association with the state’s agricultural heritage.



M3 Biotechnology

The cure for Alzheimer’s Disease is closer than ever, thanks to groundbreaking research being conducted by M3 Biotechnology right here in Washington State.

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  1. What's Your Story? | BigHouse Production
    December 7, 2018

    […] George Riddell is President of BigHouse Production LLC, a video production company in Seattle, WA. George and BigHouse helped create the “Grow Here” branding campaign for the Association of Washington Business – the state’s Chamber of Commerce. During the campaign’s 3-plus years, they have told compelling stories about AWB member businesses using TV, radio and online digital media. You can see some samples from the “Grow Here” campaign in the BigHouse portfolio. […]