• U.S. ARMY VETERAN: DOCUMENTARIAN

    ...sharing stories through the lens of a camera since childhood, soaring the skies as a pilot before I was old enough to drive, now exploring the mysterious depths of our ocean blue; to bring the air, land and sea home to you.

     

    With the right INK;

    International

    Network of

    Knowledge,

    ...we’ll leave our mark

    upon the world.

     

    I am Will. I am Kelso.

    • SKILLS

      ...that I've picked up over the years

      ...a Creative with a camera in hand since the age of 6, having grown up near the entertainment capital of the world, I always wanted to create stories that matter, through motion picture.
      While serving in combat overseas,
      I found an artistic escape from the reality of war by creating short documentaries that showed the human side, “behind the scenes”. Kelso is a Professional Master Diver, FAA Pilot, Alumnus of the New York Film Academy and proud card carrying member of Blockbuster.

      Professional

      New York Film Academy, Alumnus

      FAA Licensed Pilot

      PADI Professional - Master Diver

      U.S. Army Veteran: Combat Medic,

      Photo/Video - Combat Documentarian

       

       

       

      Creative Services

      INDEPENDENT PRODUCER of;
      MEDIA SERVICES FOR LOCAL-NEWS
      TV Commercials - Motion Pictures

      Short Films - Digital ADs

      NewMedia - LiveEvents - AD Campaigns

      Creative and Compelling Storytelling

       


      SERVICES AVAILABLE by:

      AIR - LAND - SEA

      "...from script to screen and

      everything in-between" -KELSO

      Philanthropist

      Dive Warriors
      American Legion,
      Ronald Reagan Palisades Post

      Rotary International

      Pasadena Tournament of Roses

      Squires Club of Los Angeles

      Junior Chamber International,

      Pasadena Jaycees

      National Eagle Scout Association

      International Thespian Society

      Pi Kappa Phi, Theta Xi

    • EXPERIENCE

      ...that tells a tale or two (click the logos below to view the show)

      Kelso Media | AIR - LAND - SEA

      AIR-LAND-SEA

      A few selected works wrapped into one demo-reel taking the viewer by:
      AIR - LAND - SEA

      about KELSOmedia

      as seen on: KABC 7

      KELSOmedia: Aerial Camera

      (Eric Resendiz, ABC7 Reporter) -- About 275 talented marching band students from Alhambra Unified School District are getting ready (as) they will march in the 2020 Rose Parade.

      about KELSOmedia

      as seen on: KTLA 5

      KELSOmedia: B.T.S. Advisor

      Follow @KTLAGayle and @IamKelsoIamWill as they take you behind the scenes of the Pasadena @RoseParade .

      about KELSOmedia

      VoyageLA Magazine

      Original article published 12/26/2019

      “…It all started with my very own Blockbuster movie card… And the rest is history!” Just kidding! We’re just getting started, please call me “Will“ or if you prefer I’m more commonly called by my last name “Kelso”....

      (continue reading VoyageLA article)

      about KELSOmedia

      about KELSOmedia

      Will J Kelso, Filmmaker

      ...a short clip of how KELSOmedia came to be...

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      NATGEO's Explorer

      What's next in culture, business, or science that can forever alter our lives? Our world has much left to be explored as this series begs the following question: are you ready for what lays beyond?

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      The Rose Parade®

      935 dedicated volunteers make the Rose Parade come to life each New Year's Day. They make it happen, can you?

      #RoseParade is #HAPPY

      After a successful 2017 Rose Parade season, Tournament of Roses volunteers and staff congratulate President Brad Ratliff and retiring Executive Director Bill Flinn on an amazing year! Filmed on location at the headquarters located at Tournament House, formerly the Wrigley Mansion in Pasadena, CA...

       

      The Tournament of Roses proudly presents: #RoseParade is #HAPPY

      Tucker Tours LA

      Meet CURT TUCKER, your local expert on all things California. The late Huell Howser's "California's Gold" inspired this revival series of tourism and exploration within the City of Angels. What is your L.A.?

      The YMCA®

      Imagine a future where we look at food as preventive medicine. That's just what these kids are learning at the YMCA of the West San Gabriel Valley in this campaign.

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      Team GERMANY

      Follow along as Special Olympic Team Germany trains and settles in for the 2015 Special Olympic World Games hosted by the

      City of Alhambra.

      How It's Made: PYRADYNE®

      Pyradyne Receptor Technology; Go behind the scenes and see the hand-crafted detail in this HOW IT'S MADE episode.

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      Municipal City

      City Government elected and appointed personnel pay tribute to the Mayors of Alhambra, Gary Yamauchi, and Steve Placido D.D.S. in this touching retirement video.

      How It’s Made:
      CT FINE JEWELRY®

      CT Fine Jewelry, your one stop shop for Fine Jewelry, custom design, production and more! For more information visit www.CTFineJewelry.com

      Follow us on Social Media @KELSOmedia

      Convention '17

      The 2016 California State PEO Convention invited their attendees to the 2017 annual convention through this motion picture.

      Costa Rica
      by AIR-LAND-SEA

      The land of pure life. This is Costa Rica en PURA VIDA!

      Pioneer in 360 Tech

      Ahead of it's time; view the early pioneer endeavors within 360 VR filmmaking in the Air, on Land, and under the Sea with KMP.

      Retirement Film

      Over 30 years of dedicated service bids this fond farewell to William B. Flinn. Global philanthropist and Executive Director of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses.

    • VETERANS in MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT

      Growing up near the entertainment capitol of the world, this former Army Combat Medic; turned Filmmaking Entrepreneur. While overseas, Kelso found an artistic escape from reality within filmmaking; following film school he turned his passions of flying, deep sea diving and creative storytelling into KELSO MEDIA: AIR-LAND-SEA, a one stop shop for creative commercial development; from script to screen and everything in-between!

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      A LINE BETWEEN

      2017 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL ENTRY

      ‘18 LOS ANGELES REEL FILM FESTIVAL

      ‘18 INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS SHOWCASE

      ‘18 GLENDALE INTERNATIONAL FILM FEST

      A LINE BETWEEN is an untold story fought between the American and Chinese set in the Korean War of 1952.

      A young US Army Medic must test his morality against the opposing Commanders on the field of battle. For humanity to prevail, one must see beyond, a line between.

      WHEN DARKNESS FALLS

      ...from Director OLIVER GRÄNO

      A musical genius learns what it means to be human. What does it take to create something from nothing? What would happen when darkness falls?

      PIECE of CAKE MOVIE

      a film by EMILY RUAN

      When LIZ and JAMIE find a mysterious package on their doorstep, they soon learn that the answer to life’s greatest questions, truly are; a PIECE OF CAKE...

      INNOVATION for HUMANITY

      A.N.G.E.L.S. for your future, today!

      "Two things that every human has in common regardless of gender, race, or religion: we ALL have a heart and they WILL stop beating one day... Where will you be?" - KELSO

       

      SAVE THE WORLD - SAVE YOUR LIFE

      INVEST IN YOUR FUTURE - INQUIRE TODAY

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      ...in the air, on land, or under the sea; create your next story with me!

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