Meet The Team
David Blair (pic w/Olivia Blair) has been a Videographer, Editor, & Computer Engineer for over 20 years. He began messing around with cameras & computers at the age of 15. He went on to receive four college degrees from Northeast State Tech College & East Tennessee State University.
- A.A.S. – Computer Engineering
- A.A.S. – Broadcasting Production
- B.A. – Broadcasting Performance
- w/Business Mgmt minor
- M.A. – PCOM, Film & Theatre
The combination of David’s real world experience and continued education in the computers, networks, video production, and artistic film performance makes David the perfect co-founder to lead Fanward in the pursuit of successfully supporting artists and their fans.
While building Fanward, David & Olivia both are fine-dining servers at Mastro’s Steakhouse, Beverly Hills. This great night job funds Fanward’s growth, and gives David & Olivia the critical people skills of building amazing relationships with Los Angeles, CA clientele.
“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth
Co-Founder, Marketing, Creative Editor
David and Olivia have been together for 6 years, and tied the knot in 2018. Their families go back 30 years. Their parents are best friends. David and Olivia are launching Fanward as partners because they both have a passion for production, artistry, and changing the world.
Olivia understands the importance of the marriage between artistic expression, and business execution. For three years she has been involved in a business mentorship program to help learn what building a business really takes. Her love of making the world a better place for artists to live in, while doing photography and videography, is why she’s building Fanward.
While building Fanward, David & Olivia both are fine-dining servers at Mastro’s Steakhouse, Beverly Hills. This great night job funds Fanward’s operation, and gives Olivia & David the critical “People Skills” of building amazing relationships with Los Angeles, CA clientele.
Click on the link to see an example of Olivia’s work.
Miguel is driven by family, art, and film. He has an electrical engineering background in automation factories, but has always had a hobby of film, scripts, and media art. When David and Miguel got to talking about what they each wanted out of life, it led to a deeper conversation that drew Miguel into the vision of Fanward. Making art, and making a difference spoke deeply to him.
Miguel has progressed rapidly from a novice editor the primary editor for Fanward’s Vlogs. His videos have had over a Million views with raving comments on style and storytelling.
Click on the link to see an example of his editing.
Olivia de Bortoli
Olivia de Bortoli is a Entertainment Host, Producer, & Content Creator in Los Angeles.
She hosts red carpet interviews on the majority of Hollywood award shows for Fox KTLA Los Angeles.
Her resume includes E! News Online, StreamTV, and many more.
Click on the link to see her demo reel, (it includes Vin Diesel)
Visit the platform.
Meet some of our treasured advisors. Fanward would not exist without these amazing individuals.
What Is Fanward? (video)
Olivia & Olivia explain Fanward.
- Olivia Blair – Fanward Co-Founder
- Olivia de Bortoli – KTLA – Fox, Los Angeles
Olivia J Studios LLC
Our Sister Company.
Production, Distribution, Editing.