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jerod couch

Jerod Couch is an accomplished film Director based in Dallas, Texas. He is the owner of The Creative Couch, which specializes in creating exceptional film, TV, and video content. Before venturing into independent filmmaking, Jerod worked as a Producer and Writer at ESPN from 2008-2013 and led the creative team for Major League Baseball's Texas Rangers for three seasons. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Radio-TV-Film (2007) and an MBA (2015) from The University of Texas at Austin.


Jerod's work has garnered critical acclaim and recognition, including two regional Emmy wins, 13 Emmy nominations, and 7 Telly Awards.  His most prominent project, the half-hour dramedy "#WASHED," was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award in 2021, screened at festivals from coast to coast and has won several awards, including Best Texas Film at the Houston Comedy Film Festival and Best Ensemble at the Minnesota WebFest. Recently, he has completed a short film titled "Meta Care," which is currently on the film festival circuit and he’s writing his first feature film.


He has also been featured in various publications, including Inc Magazine, USA Today, Sports Illustrated, RollingOut, Dallas Observer, Panavision, Deadline, Yahoo! Sports, The Hollywood Reporter, Entertainment Tonight, Deadline ESPN, Revolt, ABC, FOX, and NBC.

owner & creative director

shannon couch

Shannon Couch spans her 12-year professional career among sales, marketing, and operations, working with top companies such as IBM and AT&T. Her career highlights consist of 2X Top Seller Award Winner and Customer Service Award presented by the CEO of AT&T.  Shannon’s ambition and continuous ability to exceed results has allowed her to climb up the corporate ladder as she is currently a Director, Project Program Manager at AT&T.  Shannon received her Communication’s degree from The University of Texas at Austin and is currently wrapping up her second year to complete an MBA degree at Southern Methodist University.  Shannon along with her husband Jerod owns a video production agency called The Creative Couch.  She is the Executive Producer for an award-winning indie web series #Washed produced by The Creative Couch. In addition, Shannon leads all sales, marketing, and day-to-day operations.

owner & head of operations and sales


2021 Daytime Emmy® Nominee

2x Regional Emmy® Winner (12 Nominations)

7x Telly Awards Winner

9x Indie Series Awards Nominations

Dell’s “Small But Mighty” Winner 

North Texas Pioneer Film Grant (Austin Film Society)

Best Texas Film (Houston Comedy FF)

Best Dramatic Ensemble (Minnesota WebFest) Best Web Series – DC Black FF

Selected to 19 Film Festivals


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