Daniel Powell 

PRESIDENT

Daniel Powell is the Emmy and Peabody winning co-creator and Executive Producer of Inside Amy Schumer.  He was a writer and Executive Producer on the cult animated series Ugly Americans, which ran on Comedy Central from 2010-2012.  Earlier in his career, he was an Associate Producer on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, a contributing writer to Robert Smigel’s “TV Funhouse” segments on Saturday Night Live, and a house performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater.

He is the co-director/co-writer of the independent feature film Becks, which premiered at the 2017 Los Angeles Film Festival and won Best U.S. Fiction Film.

As a television & commercial director, his body of work includes material produced for Comedy Central, Wendy's, ESPN, Charter Cable, Oculus, Carefree, Accenture, Wellpoint, MTV, Twix, Visa, Dunkin Donuts, Chase Bank, eHarmony, Superfly Presents, Atom.com, Michaels, LOFT, 345 Games, Highline Games, and The Warner Sound.  

Commercials directed by Daniel Powell here.

Sketches directed by Daniel Powell here.  

He is repped as a commercial director by Honor Society, and in television/film by United Talent Agency and Odenkirk Provissiero Entertainment. 

Contact Daniel Powell at info@ironypoint.com

Alex Bach

HEAD OF PRODUCTION

Alex Bach is a New York based producer. After her first job on a Bollywood feature, she spent several years in the big budget world accumulating physical production credits on films like The Bourne Legacy, The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty, and the first season of HBO’s Girls. She then began producing commercials, short films, and digital content for companies like Vogue, Viacom, and SNL before moving into producing independent feature films.

June 2017 marked the release of two features produced by Alex. The Jim McKay directed film En El Septimo Dia (On The Seventh Day) premiered as the centerpiece film at the 2017 BAMCinemaFest and received rave reviews from both the New York Times and Variety. The musical feature Becks starring Tony winner Lena Hall took the Best US Narrative Feature Film Award at the 2017 Los Angeles Film Festival. 

Alex believes in making content about individuals who are traditionally underrepresented in entertainment. She’s especially passionate about equalizing the playing field behind the camera.

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Ian Stynes

CHIEF AUDIO ENGINEER

Ian Stynes is a re-recording mixer, supervising sound editor and sound designer with over 20 years experience working in New York City. He is currently the chief audio engineer at Great City, Irony Point's post facility. Ian co-supervises and manages the audio team at Great City and oversees all audio work that comes through its doors, including an Oscar award winning short, Emmy and Peabody winning broadcast television, feature films, animation, virtual reality, video games, interactive media and commercials.

Ian’s past clients include Netflix, HBO, Sony Pictures, Focus Features, Rockstar Games, Lucasfilm, Spike Lee, Ben Stiller/Red Hour Films, The Weinstein Company, Lionsgate Films, Paramount Pictures, MTV, NBC, IFC, AMC, Comedy Central and Adult Swim. He has had movies in Sundance, The Berlin Film Festival, SXSW, DOC NYC and Tribeca.  

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Houston Snyder

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Houston Snyder is a New York City-based producer who currently runs Irony Point's post production facility, Great City Post.  After graduating with a fine arts degree in Sculpture and a focus on Sound from the Savannah College of Art and Design, he cut his teeth assisting in an analog, tape-based music recording studio in Richmond, VA.  After moving to New York City, he began sound designing advertising campaigns for clients such as HTC, Star Wars, and Hasbro as well as animated TV shows for Comedy Central, Adult Swim, and Cartoon Network.  In 2011, he began overseeing third-party post operations for major commercial campaigns for MTV.

He has overseen post sound services for projects such as the Emmy award-winning Inside Amy Schumer from Comedy Central, the Emmy-nominated Triumph Election Special 2016 from Hulu, and the Independent spirit award-winning film Menashe from A24.

Houston loves small businesses with big dreams.  He plays guitar in a punk band and rides mountain bikes competitively.

Devin Clark

ANIMATION DEVELOPMENT

Devin is a New York based animation producer, director, designer, and illustrator. Most recently he produced the viral hit animated web series, Lifehacker Explains, for Gizmodo Media Group. There he acted as the Art Director of Video overseeing the branding of all GMG video content across their seven sites (Gizmodo, Jezebel, Lifehacker, Deadspin, The Root, Kotaku, and Jalopnik). He created the hit animated web series, Instant Life Lessons, for Official Comedy in 2014. He also served as the Executive Producer and Director on Ugly Americans through 2010-2012.

Devin cut his teeth producing video content for the new media company Wavesystems in the early 2000s. As a freelance designer and animator he has been involved in a broad range of projects including work for HBO, MTV, Comedy Central, TCM, Adult Swim, and The Cartoon Network, applying his design and narrative skills to everything from network graphics to traditional cartoons. His films and animation have been featured in Stash Magazine, Animation Block Party, Rooftop Films, Ottawa Film Festival, Platform, Atom films, and BDA. In late 2007 Devin produced the animated web series 5ON for Comedy Central. This horror-comic inspired series was the creative seed that grew into the world of Ugly Americans, his original animated cult hit TV show on Comedy Central.

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Sophia Baik

 

PRODUCTION COORDINATOR

Sophia is a New York-based coordinator for television and film. She got her start in reality television and later honed her skills working in commercials, short film, and late-night television.

Sophia’s credits include projects for Esquire Network, TBS, CBS, Comedy Central, and Netflix. Most recently, she contributed on Comedy Central’s The President Show as Assistant Production Coordinator and Talent Coordinator.

Sophia is a strong proponent of inclusivity in entertainment. She believes in the importance of representation - both on-screen and behind the scenes - and is passionate about providing platforms for diverse narratives.