Meet the crew who makes it all happen.
President / Producer / Director
Josh established Mindpool after working with some the most successful artists in the world. His music career began as the video designer and assistant director of Tina Turner’s Wildest Dreams World Tour in 1996. Since then, he has been retained as the live concert video director for Beastie Boys, Barenaked Ladies, and many others. Most recently, he was retained by Foo Fighters to direct and manage live video productions for IMAG, webcast, and broadcast at hundreds of concerts on six continents since 2011. Throughout his career Josh has produced or directed live concert videos for Beastie Boys, Dropkick Murphys, Fitz and The Tantrums, Coldplay, Arcade Fire, Drake, and numerous others. He also has extensive festival experience, having directed webcasts and concerts for such notable events as Lollapalooza, Coachella, Summerfest, and Austin City Limits Festival.
Josh has grown Mindpool Live over the past 15 years. Beginning as a collaboration of talent, Mindpool Live now has state of the art production facilities and equipment. He has overseen the purchase and establishment of Mindpool’s very own production headquarters in Saint Francis, Wisconsin allowing Mindpool to look to the future with confidence.
Josh is a resident of Milwaukee’s Eastside and is a board member of community based radio station 88Nine Radio Milwaukee.
Sandi Anderson Adams
Director of Operations
Sandi joined Mindpool full time in 2014 as production and operations manager. Prior to joining Mindpool she produced the nationally renowned Lakefront Festival of Arts for the Milwaukee Art Museum. She also developed the concept for SoundBites, an interactive food and music extravaganza in support of 88Nine Radio Milwaukee. Sandi oversees crew operations and production scheduling.
From the support of rights clearances to overall guidance of deliverables, Sandi is at the hub of Mindpool’s on-location production. She handles scheduling and managing video crews while ensuring that Mindpool Live meets or exceeds the scope of client expectations.
Producer / Director / Editor
Ryan has been a key member of the Mindpool Live team since 2010. He began his career with FOX Sports Wisconsin where he was responsible for shooting, editing, and field producing broadcast content for Milwaukee Bucks and Milwaukee Brewers pre/post-game shows, games, and television specials. He has been integrally involved in numerous live concerts and festivals including AWOLNATION, Fitz and the Tantrums, Macklemore, Fall Out Boy, Dropkick Murphys and Foo Fighters. Ryan is also an accomplished live director with credits that include Summerfest, the Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary Celebration, and Rock The Green. Has also edited and co-produced concert broadcasts for Dropkick Murphys: Shipping up to Dublin and Red Hot Chili Pipers: Live at the Lake. Most recently, Ryan has overseen IMAG video production and capture as live video producer for the Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival.