Northguild is Chris Rahm, Devin Pickering and Kashka Glowacka. Between the three of them; over 50 years of collective experience making films and working in media. Much more than just a simple crew with a camera, their expertise allows for greater possibilities and larger scales of production.



Chris is an independent creative director specializing in film production and graphic design. He brings 20 years of experience with him and complements his design skill set with an ability to produce sharp, effective film projects for commercial, creative and advocacy applications. Chris has shot, edited and produced documentary films that have been featured on networks like VICELAND, Nat Geo and NBC Universal. Between films, Chris also works as a freelance editor and cinematographer.




Whether it’s been from behind the camera or in the editing suite, Devin Pickering has spent the past 20 years telling stories. While past work has been seen on PBS, CNN, ESPN, and FOX television networks, Devin has put an emphasis on films relating to the environment, collaborating with Oscar nominee Robert Stone on Pandora’s Promise, earning the Green Award at the Sheffield Intl. Documentary Film Festival in 2013. Most recently, Devin has contributed cinematography and editing for Oceans 8 Films Dear President Obama (Viceland), and the ongoing documentary web series Hudson River Stories.




Kashka is a producer with fifteen years of experience in film and video production, graphic design and original marketing content. 

Through her project management at Northguild, Kashka produces and directs a wide range of projects including documentaries, narrative fiction and commercials. 

In her productions Kashka focuses on societal challenges like mental health, gender, disability, immigration and race, with intention to raise awareness and to remove the stigma surrounding them.



  • Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro 4.6K
  • Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K
  • 2x Sony A7sII
  • 1x Sony A7rII
  • Zeiss Milvus Duclos Cine-Mod f1.4 Primes (24mm | 35mm | 50mm)
  • 2x Canon L-Series 24-105 f4
  • Canon L-Series 70-200 f2.8
  • Sigma Art 35mm f1.4
  • Leica Summicron 50mm f1.4
  • 2x Voigtlander 15mm mkIII f4.5
  • Assorted Vintage Nikon Primes
  • Assorted Vintage Russian Helios & Mir Primes
  • Teradek Bolt 500XT Wireless Video System
  • 2x SmallHD Focus 5″ Monitors
  • SmallHD 703 Ultrabright Directors Monitor
  • Tilta Nano Wireless Electronic Follow Focus
  • DJI Ronin-M Camera Gimbal with Ring
  • DJI Ronin-S Camera Gimbal


  • 2x Aputure 300d 2K LED Fresnel
  • 1x Westcott FLEX 1K LED Panel
  • 3x Fiilex p360EX 300w Fresnel
  • 4×4 Frames (Chimera 1/4 Grid | 1/2 Grid | Floppy Cutter)
  • 8×8 Butterfly Frame | White Silk
  • Dana Dolly (4ft Aluminum Track | 8ft Aluminum Track)
  • Assorted C-Stands, Apple Boxes, Sandbags, Distro


  • Rode NTG3 Shotgun
  • Senheisser MKE 600 Shotgun
  • 2x Senheisser G3 Wireless Lavaliers
  • Zoom F4 Multitrack Field Recorder


  • 2x DJI Phantom 4 Pro
  • 1x DJI Mavic (Mapping & Surveying)
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