J.J. Burkart graduated from the University of Oregon with a BA in Journalism with a focus on Electronic Media. While at UO, he produced and directed an Emmy-winning documentary video for Oregon Public Television. He spent three years as a reporter/announcer for public radio and frequently serves as Voice Over talent for SilverWater Productions videos.
JJ has also been blessed with 2 fantastically fun daughters who keep him on his toes. He has done his best to share his deep and abiding affection for all things that Jim Henson created with his kids and wife Erin with varying levels of success. He loves the Muppets, Sesame Street, Dark Crystal and wants to be a Fraggle in his next life.
Matt Kaczkowski graduated from Winona State University with a BA in Mass Communications Broadcasting. He spent three years as a DJ and produced an award-winning radio production. Prior to starting SilverWater Productions, Matt was an event planner and A/V services coordinator for 4 years. Matt's passion for film and video is a catalyst for SilverWater's success.
Erin Kaczkowski holds an Associates degree in Photography from Minneapolis Community and Technical College and a Bachelors of Fine Arts from University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. Erin has exhibited art work at various galleries in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Milwaukee, Wisconsin and in Brookfield, Wisconsin. She brings her creativity and vision to her work with SilverWater.
Wife, Mother of 2 beautiful daughters, and a dog mom to 2 old lazy mutts. Erin currently has 42,000 (and counting) photos and videos on her iPhone. As well, Erin has been voted by SilverWater Productions corporate office as “Employee of the Month” for the last consecutive 72 months. Erin’s passion for art runs through all avenues of her life and she enjoys her role as Creative Lead for the opportunity to flex her creative muscles daily.