Everything you need to know.

The Company

Mission Statement

Perplexity Pictures is a Colorado-based independent film, video and multi-media production company dedicated to exploring the art of combining entertainment value with deeply embedded moral truths. We intend to explore the power that unique cinematic devices have in sharing ideas with the universal viewer. Our goal, stated simply, is to create, inspire and enlighten.


Perplexity Pictures was founded in April 2009. From the outset, we have been striving for versatility, professionalism, interdisciplinary use of multimedia elements, and a wide range of subject matter. It’s been our goal to achieve the perfect relationships between every role on a film set. Our first film, Glitch, set a strong basis for our exploration and it only grew from there. To date, we’ve made nine short films (narrative and documentary),  two music videos, and a web miniseries and we are only in our infancy.

Future Plans

The future goals of Perplexity Pictures rely on the intersection point between art and marketability.  By adding the production of music videos, promotional videos, advertisements,  commercials, documentary and reality television to our repertoire – all with a focus on the human experience and societal concerns – we hope to expand our experiences in this art form and move into the commercial marketplace.

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The Team

George V.K.
Co-Founder, Head of Production

Director of Photography. Director. Actor.

Real name – Egor Vladimirovich Kotelnikov. Born in Almaty, Kazakhstan in 1990; moved to Denver, Colorado 11 years later and became interested in the art of filmmaking soon after. The ability to communicate ideas and emotions through body language and facial expression on film particularly fascinates him. He specializes in purposeful composition, camera movement and visual dynamics, which is why he is pursuing a career as a Director of Photography. His ultimate goal is producing an exceptional product while remaining open minded during the process. George is privileged to lead the very talented Perplexity Pictures team alongside his partner, Sinjin Jones.

His favorite films use dialogue sparingly and inspire deep thought.

To find out more:
t: http://www.twitter.com/zoomrix
f: http://www.facebook.com/georgevk
h: http://www.georgevk.com


Sinjin Jones
Co-Founder, Head of Operations

Writer. Director. Teacher.

From a young age, writing and acting out stories for the neighborhood with his siblings, Sinjin knew that storytelling was the thing he wanted to spend his life doing. Through high school it was using writing, performance poetry, and theatre and through college film added into the mix. But the main focus has always been on trying to tell unique and interesting stories through multiple mediums. Sinjin thrives on creating under any circumstance and enjoys the challenge an independent production company offers. He looks forward to creating with his partner, George Kotelnikov, and the astonishingly talented group of people Perplexity boasts as members and he cannot wait to see the next creation.

His favorite films are those engaged deep in psychology, dwelling in the dark corners of the human mind

To find out more:
t: http://www.twitter.com/SinjinJones
f: http://www.facebook.com/sinjinism
h: http://www.sinjinjones.com


Bryan Smith
Head of Brand Management

Graphic Designer. Gaffer. Photographer.

Bryan wasn’t always an artist. As a kid he was a tinkerer. Dismantling remote controls, lighting things on fire, and testing physics were his forte. During high school his love of prose and journalism began and it carried into college. Currently he is a Film and Video Production major and Digital Design minor at CU Denver. His specialty is lighting design, creating motion in the lens with lighting. Bryan’s experience in graphic design includes traditional print (newspaper/magazine layout), brand identity/logo design and expressive typography with his latest venture being motion graphics. He’s always trying to find a way to connect the dots between his passions—something says he just might find a way.

To find out more:
t: http://www.twitter.com/iCanSeeSounds
h: http://www.issuu.com/BSmith1990/docs

The Services

Don’t take our word for it, check out our portfolio, then contact us and ask why you should choose Perplexity Pictures for your next video project.

Music Videos

Music Videos are a dime a dozen these days. It seems like everyone with a camera thinks that a Music Video should be their first project. But Perplexity Pictures offers something more. With professionalism, creativity, and a system of working that is both efficient and artistic, you are unlikely to find a better proven method of Music Video creation anywhere. Story-first and one-of-a-kind is our approach, and we can and will make your Music Video the best it can be while showcasing your identity as musicians and artists in the best light.

  • Creative Music Videos
  • Inspired Studio Session Recordings
  • Behind the Scenes Band Documentary

Promotional Videos

A Promotional Video can serve as an intriguing, intellectual, humorous, and engaging way to attract attention to products and services. It’s quickly becoming a must-have for embedding in social media, and spreading the word of a company. It is a powerful marketing tool. Perplexity offers the professionalism of a production company and the creativity of a storyteller, providing the opportunity to create cutting-edge promotional videos unlike any that are out there. Videos that will meet and surpass your marketing needs.

  • Product Promotion
  • Website Introduction
  • Personality/Identity
  • Demo Reel
  • Advertisement
  • Commercial
  • Campaign/Fundraiser

Corporate Videos

Corporate videos are powerful tools in marketing and in communication. They provide a platform upon which ideas can be shared and discussed. And in a world where the instant communication dominates all, more and more Corporate videos are making their way online and to television as a form of advertisement and promotion. With a focus on quality and storytelling, Perplexity can create a video that can successfully infiltrate all avenues, allowing simple video to be used for education, training, marketing, and more.

  • Staff training/instruction and safety videos
  • Investor relations / financial results
  • Video role play
  • Client and customer testimonial videos
  • Live and on-demand webcasting/podcasting

Event Videos

Everyone wants to be able to see their accomplishments. To record those special moments for later generations or even later amusements. And it’s important that these memories are recorded in a professional manner, in a way that can last through the ages. Perplexity offers to not only film the event but attain interviews and behind-the-scenes stories to add to the bank of memories. We want to get to know your event and give you the product you deserve: one that will stand the test of time.

  • Theatre/Dance Performance
  • Concert
  • Public Speaking
  • New Product Launch or Conference
  • Weddings

Educational/Training Videos

With the growth of the online marketplace, Educational and Training videos are quickly becoming how people learn new skills and talents. Beyond that, Educational and Training videos are paramount to how we train new employees in virtually every field. Perplexity Pictures aims to take the Educational and Training video away from stagnant and embarrassing and create a product that companies can be proud to show.

  • Demonstration Videos
  • Step-by-Step Video Guides
  • Training Videos
  • Medical Videos