We have a true passion for storytelling.
Our team at Oak Film puts the focus on you and your brand. Each member plays an integral part in executing your vision efficiently.
Partner and Co-Founder
Chris Hitchcock is the CEO and Co-Founder of Oak FIlm Co. He has been involved in multiple marketing companies and E-Commerce companies over the past 15 years. Chris enjoys being a part of creative meetings and on set for shoots, but is more involved in the business development side of things at the office. Chris, and his wife Kelly, love to travel and spend time with their four boys (Michael, Will, John Reid, and Watts).
Partner and Co-Founder
7x Emmy® Award-winner Justin Wheelon is a professional director and producer who has produced over 100 commercials, PSA's, and films. You can either find Justin on set, on the golf course, or with his wife Lindsey. He is the Founder and President of the SOUTHERN CITY® INSTITUTE, which hosts the Southern City Film Festival, and has been rated inside the "Top 100" Best Reviewed Film Festivals on FilmFreeway.
Drew was born and raised in Metro Atlanta and moved to Augusta six years ago. He graduated from Georgia College and State University in 2013 with a degree in business management. He has worked for other small businesses in Augusta being managers of a construction and e-commerce businesses and has been with Oak Film Co since the end of 2018. Drew has been married for two years and is very involved with the work of his church First Presbyterian in downtown Augusta.
An Emmy® Award Winning Filmmaker, Michael was raised in northern New Jersey. At a young age, he developed a love for acting and began making & starring in his own movies. After High-School, he served four years in the U.S. Navy, stationed mostly in Yokosuka, Japan. In 2014, he graduated from Montclair State University with BFA in filmmaking. Before moving to GA and arriving at Oak Film Co., he worked as a screenwriter, director, and editor for various NYC production companies.
Lamar Hampton is an American cinematographer out of Augusta, Georgia. Lamar is a graduate of Full Sail University. He started in 2015 and got his Associates in Digital Cinematography. Lamar works for Oak Film Co as a video editor and Cinematographer. He also works as a freelancer working on different film projects through out the year.
Production/Social Media Intern
Bailey is the Production & Social Media intern for Oak Film Co. She is from Chattanooga, Tennessee, and is currently a senior at Gordon College studying Communication Arts and Creative Writing. Bailey has been passionate about film ever since she was a baby, when her mom put Toy Story in the VCR for the first time. She hopes that this passion, along with her combined fields of study, will grant her a position as a feature film screenwriter. This is Bailey's first summer working with Oak Film.
Business Development Intern
Raised in Augusta, Georgia, Ethan graduated from Westminster Schools of Augusta in 2016. While in high school, Ethan enjoyed playing football, basketball, and baseball, as well as singing for the men's' ensemble and quartet. Ethan attends Samford University and enjoys creating music, meeting new people, and visiting remote places. Ethan is currently majoring in advertising communications and minoring in marketing and dreams of one day becoming a creative brand manager.
Philip was born and raised in Augusta, GA. He attends Georgia State University and is majoring in Voice Performance. His passion for photography and web design started freshman year of high school when he got his first iPhone and took a graphic design course. Ever since, Philip has been practicing and growing his knowledge of the art of photography through his own freelance work. This Summer marks Philip’s second internship with Oak Film.