About Makēda Creative

We are a team of creatives based out of Denver, Colorado who simply love making videos. The founder of Makēda Creative, Troy, dreamed of a production company where a passionate team of creatives could come together and create a collaborative environment to work with brands and people from all over the world to cultivate their vision into videos that can reach out and share their stories. With over 25 years of combined experience of making films and videos, we are a production team that will bring unmatched enthusiasm and guaranteed satisfaction. We truly care about the craft of making videos to showcase your vision. 


From social media content to short form documentaries to aerial cinematography, we are a production house that loves variety and different flavors of video creation. We will work closely with the vision you have, help cultivate it, and develop an effective timeline to create the deliverables that work best for your needs. Let’s begin the conversation about your next project.

Troy Fairbanks


Troy’s passion for videography started at the age of 9 when he got his first camera. Over the past 14 years, he has consistently honed his craft and loves to push the possibilities of cinematography and video creation. Troy graduated from the University of Colorado with a bachelors in Media Production and has been making videos that range from action sports to commercials to being the director of photography on an upcoming feature length film shot in Greenland called MELT. Growing up in Colorado, Troy loves chasing some sort of an adrenaline rush, the outdoors, flying his FPV drones, and going on adventures with friends in his converted short school bus named Earl. 

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Austin Nicklas

Creative Director/Cinematographer

Austin’s experience in filmmaking ranges from the music industry to lifestyle branding to documentaries. His easy going attitude, willingness to go above and beyond for his clients, and unmatched enthusiasm makes the process of making a video easy and fun from the concept to the final delivery. Austin attended the Coastal Carolina University and has been pursuing video/photo creation ever since.

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Sam Henry

Editor/Graphic Designer

Sam is a full-fledged digital guru. His creativity is boundless; he is very personable, positive, and has an extensive background in photography, web/app development, videography, and graphic design. Graduating from the University of Colorado with a double major in Computer Science and Technology Arts and Media, Sam works hard to push the envelope to create media truly innovative, professional, and fresh. 

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