The Tanori Group is a Multimedia and Marketing company that we had the pleasure of working with on a few projects. Brian and Abby are the creative juices that propel the company. Make sure to contact them if you are in needs of expanding your business with visual content. From large production commercials to youtube post, exceptions will be exceeded! We had the chance to steal a little time from Bryan to get to know him a bit better. Let's get down to the brass tax!
Your Name, Name of Business, and location of shop or business?
BRYAN TANORI, THE TANORI GROUP, ANYWHERE NEEDED
“'Cause we're only as strong, as the weakest link in the chain.” - Peter Gabriel
What do you like currently trending in the industry?
IN THE MEDIA PRODUCTION INDUSTRY, THE TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENTS WITH QUALITY AND SPEEDS OF DELIVERY ARE SOME OF THE BEST THERE EVER HAS BEEN. WITH THAT SAID, SOME OF THE WORKFLOW ADVANCEMENTS HAVE ENABLED A LOT OF PROFESSIONALS AND HOBBYISTS TO CREATE SOME AMAZING CONTENT.
What you don’t like currently trending in the industry?
IN MEDIA PRODUCTION, DON’T LIKE SUBSCRIPTION BASED SERVICES. I WOULD LIKE TO JUST BUY A SERVICE FOR A FEW YEARS, THEN WHEN THE UPGRADE IS WORTH THE EXPENSE, THEN MAKE THE JUMP INSTEAD PAYING MONTHLY FOR INCREMENTAL ITERATIONS.
Childhood dream profession?
More relaxing, beach or mountains?
MOUNTAINS. SAND IS RUNNING OUT ON THE BEACHES. READ THE WORLD IN A GRAIN BY VINCE BEISER.
Something you sold, gave or threw away you wish you had back?
MY MARSHALL JCM2000. I NEED AN AMP
Have you ever been on stage for something not related to your current profession?
YES. PLAYED IN A MUSICAL OUTFIT WHO PLAYED AROUND THE L.A. AREA.
Person(s) you learned the most from in your craft?
RYAN EATON AND NEELEY LAWSON. TOUGHT ME A LOT ABOUT EDITING, WORKFLOW, AND SIMPLY HOW TO APPROACH THE CRAFT.
Was there a specific point or event that led you to be where your at now in profession?
I CHOSE MEDIA PRODUCTION BECAUSE IT WAS A CREATIVE FEILD THAT I ENJOYED THE PROCESS IN PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER. SO IN NEW YORK, I BUILT MY BUSINESS MORE OVER THERE WORKING WITH CORPORATIONS ACROSS THE COUNTRY.
Hobbies outside of work?
PLAYING GUITAR AND RECORDING MUSIC.
Favorite pro athlete? (Current or retired)
STEVE ATWATER. DUDE COULD HIT.
Dream car (or bike)?
ANY MANUFACTURER WHO CREATES A FLYING CAR.
Any recent embarrassing moment?
NONE THAT I CAN REMEMBER.
What city did you grow up in?
WALNUT, CA 91789
What country/ city would you like to visit that you have yet to go to?
ANYWHERE IN SPAIN
What country/ city was your favorite that you have been to?
What is something people would be surprised you enjoy?
TENNIS AND TECHNO
Favorite band or group that you think most people wouldn't have heard of?
BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB
Musical guilty pleasure?
Top 5 rappers or hip-hop groups?
KRS-1,BEASTIE BOYS, TRIBE CALLED QUEST
Top 5 Bands and or musicians?
LED ZEPPELIN, YES, FUGAZI, BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB & THE LONDON SUEDE
Play any instruments?
Top 3 Movies?
AMERICAN GRAFFITI, DANCER IN THE DARK, LEON: THE PROFESSIONAL
Any current sponsors or people you would like to thank?
MY PARTNER, ABIGAIL TANORI, SON LUCA TANORI
CLIENTS: ARRI, CANON, HITACHI AND ALL OUR OTHER CLIENTS WHO BELIEVE IN WHAT WE DO.