A Bit About Ourselves

We’re a fun and capable crew as well as a professional and tight-knit content creation company. Between all of us, we have a gathering of skills. Some of us love fiction, others love action and drones, and some of us love just brainstorming the next big thing, staying at the forefront of video trends. The one thing we all have in common is passion. We all love what we do. Give us something we can sink our teeth into, a way to represent our creativity, and our only focus will be making you a success.

Planning is the essential first step to a successful film or content production. We believe that the process can’t move forward without knowing accurately what we need to finish. During production, we follow the predetermined plan to get all footage. When the entire project has been shot, we distill the captured footage to tell your story. Let’s work together towards lasting success.


E.I.F. Entertainment & Media Productions

Q&A

 

Q: What is E.I.F. Entertainment & Media Productions?

A: We're glad you asked! E.I.F. is a creative & cooperative effort of professionals who know how to cook up good content in any form, hence "Entertainment & Media". Meet our dream team below, after these questions.

Q: What are your specialties?

A: We use stunning photography and videography paired with vivid language to create compelling stories for you and your brand.

We also have professional web design and graphic design experience, and can fill your web page or social media account with relatable and relevant marketing content.

We can scale up and down to meet your demands, as each facet of our work can stand on its own just fine to get your point across. 

Please see our “Services Page” to view in more detail exactly what we offer and how we can benefit you.

Q: Are you insured?

A: It is important to be insured in this industry, especially with Drone Flight and working with Realtors and Property and more. EIF carry’s 3 Million in aggregate coverage, so you can rest assured that your covered and that we are covered.

Q: How do I book you and what are your payment options?

A: Click on “Contact Us” and tell us about your project and when the best time to connect is. Once we connect, we can go over your project either on the phone or on site and discuss in more detail and put a plan of action and prepare a proper custom quote for you. Once everything is confirmed and good to go, we will select a date for either in-studio or on-location shoots. We accept payments online from any card at the time of booking or cash upon arrival.

 

The E.I.F. Team

Portraits by Andrew Graham & Mikayla Mihiylov

 
Erick LaGroux    Erick@eifentertainmentmedia.com    330-406-8495    IMDb Profile:     IMDb.me/ELAGX     Co-Founder, CEO  |  Operations  &  Business Development   Erick, an avid chicago sports fan, is the operational head of E.I.F. with a creative background. After a 13-year career as a concert pianist and a stint in the recruiting industry, his entrepreneurial drive took over; Erick is back where he belongs in the entertainment industry with E.I.F., the company he co-founded.  Skilled in sales, strategic planning, marketing, and business development, Erick has an eye for talent and leads his creative team with invaluable input in multiple facets of planning and production.  As an entrepreneur, Erick knows what your company needs to break through.

Erick LaGroux
Erick@eifentertainmentmedia.com
330-406-8495

IMDb Profile:

IMDb.me/ELAGX

Co-Founder, CEO | Operations & Business Development

Erick, an avid chicago sports fan, is the operational head of E.I.F. with a creative background. After a 13-year career as a concert pianist and a stint in the recruiting industry, his entrepreneurial drive took over; Erick is back where he belongs in the entertainment industry with E.I.F., the company he co-founded.

Skilled in sales, strategic planning, marketing, and business development, Erick has an eye for talent and leads his creative team with invaluable input in multiple facets of planning and production.

As an entrepreneur, Erick knows what your company needs to break through.

Ilmir Stefanides    Ilmir@eifentertainmentmedia.com    330-770-1915    IMDb Profile:     IMDb.me/ISTEF     Co-founder  |  Director of Photography & Videography   Ilmir is a self-taught storyteller and head of photography, filming, and editing. A bit of a prodigy, he picked up filmmaking at 8 years old, learned lighting techniques at age 10, and was making videos for his YouTube channel by 6th grade.  More recently, Ilmir studied under filmmaker Parker Walbeck and absorbed four years’ of film school in less than six months. Ilmir and Erick then decided to create E.I.F. Entertainment & Media, and the business was a success from the start.  Ilmir’s videos rack up views and great ratings, and his clients are always thrilled with the results.

Ilmir Stefanides
Ilmir@eifentertainmentmedia.com
330-770-1915

IMDb Profile:

IMDb.me/ISTEF

Co-founder | Director of Photography & Videography

Ilmir is a self-taught storyteller and head of photography, filming, and editing. A bit of a prodigy, he picked up filmmaking at 8 years old, learned lighting techniques at age 10, and was making videos for his YouTube channel by 6th grade.

More recently, Ilmir studied under filmmaker Parker Walbeck and absorbed four years’ of film school in less than six months. Ilmir and Erick then decided to create E.I.F. Entertainment & Media, and the business was a success from the start.

Ilmir’s videos rack up views and great ratings, and his clients are always thrilled with the results.

Andrew Graham    Corporate, Portrait & Model Photographer |  Founder of    Andrew Paul Studios    Andrew is our go-to modeling and portrait photographer. A natural artist with years of dedication to his craft, he brings out your best side with his stunning professional photography. Whether it’s fitness shoots, modeling, senior portraits, or executive headshots, he captures perfect moments to get the results you’re looking for.  Andrew’s passion for his work is evident from the moment you meet him. Working with a professional who makes photography fun puts you at ease, and the results are stunning.  Contact us to book a photo shoot, and you know you’ll be in good hands.

Andrew Graham

Corporate, Portrait & Model Photographer| Founder of Andrew Paul Studios

Andrew is our go-to modeling and portrait photographer. A natural artist with years of dedication to his craft, he brings out your best side with his stunning professional photography. Whether it’s fitness shoots, modeling, senior portraits, or executive headshots, he captures perfect moments to get the results you’re looking for.

Andrew’s passion for his work is evident from the moment you meet him. Working with a professional who makes photography fun puts you at ease, and the results are stunning.

Contact us to book a photo shoot, and you know you’ll be in good hands.

Mikayla Mihiylov    Photographer, 2nd Shooter, Wedding, Portrait, Corporate, Senior Photos and more.   Mikayla is an up and coming photographer, that we are very lucky and privileged to have found. She has an unbelievable eye and is a natural with a camera. When she first submitted some of her work to us, we were blown away by her shot selection, artistry and editing skills.  Mikayla has expressed her passion for photography and the effect that its had on her life. She is aspiring to not only make photography her career, but to expand her portfolio and her skills.  You will see Mikayla shooting alongside Andrew Paul at large events such as corporate and weddings, as a 2nd shooter to learn more skills and to hone her craft.  Contact us to book a session!

Mikayla Mihiylov

Photographer, 2nd Shooter, Wedding, Portrait, Corporate, Senior Photos and more.

Mikayla is an up and coming photographer, that we are very lucky and privileged to have found. She has an unbelievable eye and is a natural with a camera. When she first submitted some of her work to us, we were blown away by her shot selection, artistry and editing skills.

Mikayla has expressed her passion for photography and the effect that its had on her life. She is aspiring to not only make photography her career, but to expand her portfolio and her skills.

You will see Mikayla shooting alongside Andrew Paul at large events such as corporate and weddings, as a 2nd shooter to learn more skills and to hone her craft.

Contact us to book a session!