Godfrey Entertainment

Brief History

Godfrey Entertainment has spent the last fourteen years creating films, television shows, commercials, and other media Our initial focus was on the action sport and motor sport industries. However, within the past several years, we have become involved with a broad range of production, including commercials and feature films.

Full-service Production Company

Godfrey Entertainment’s staff has the experience and ability to take any project from concept-to-finish. Whether it’s a thirty second spot, a DVD release, a TV series, or a documentary, we can offer creative direction, high-end video production, graphic design, stimulating editing, script writing, and DVD authoring. In addition, Godfrey Entertainment is affiliated with highly qualified free-lance specialists in the fields of videography, sound design and mixing, and lighting.

Key Facts

  • Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
  • 10+ Years
  • Creators of Nitro Circus
  • 10+ Full-length films

Leadership

Gregg Godfrey
Founding Partner

Gregg Godfrey isn’t your typical Executive Producer. He’s the son of a trucker, born and raised on a healthy ration of redneck motor-sports. Godfrey is easily distracted. As a result, he can often be found doing stunts more than running production. It’s a wonder that any filming ever gets done. Perhaps that is what makes the Nitro Circus so explosive. Everyone is nuts from crew, to producers to camera men.

Jeremy Rawle
Founding Partner

Jeremy Rawle is Executive Producer and Lawyer for the Nitro Circus. However, don’t let the fancy titles fool you. Jeremy (aka ‘Tenacious’) is a Redneck Hippie that loves to jump in on the action with the rest of the Nitro crew. It just goes to show that the Nitro mentality is engrained top to bottom. No one is safe!

Travis Pastrana
Founding Partner

Travis has ruled the action sport world since his first X Games gold medal in 1998, to the world’s only double-back flip on a motorcycle in 2006. He does it all from flipping his dirt bike into the Grand Canyon, crushing cars in his monster truck, to winning the North American Rally Car championship. Travis’ competitive nature combined with his need for horsepower constantly have him seeking the next big thrill. When he’s not putting himself in harms way, he’s trying to convince the rest of the Crew to do his bidding.

Kurt Nicoll
Chief Operations Officer

Kurt Nicoll is a former motocross racer from England. He is the son of former BSA factory rider, Dave Nicoll. Nicoll was one of the top riders in the Motocross Grand Prix World Championships during the late 1980s and early 1990s, finishing as the runner up four times in the F.I.M. 500cc world championships. Nicoll was a member of the victorious British 1994 Motocross des Nations team that included Paul Malin and Rob Herring. In 2004, Nicoll won the AMA Supermoto championship. Previous to working for Godfrey Entertainment, he worked for KTM as their Director of North American Racing.

Jared Knight
Partner

Jared partnered with Godfrey Entertainment in March of 2007. Jared’s background includes over 12 years of business management in the trucking industry. Previous to joining Godfrey Entertainment, Jared worked as the Human Resource Director for Knight Transportation.

Todd Udall
VP Production

With 23 years of action sports television producing experience, Todd has witnessed the growth of the genre. Todd has directed, shot, edited, and packaged AMA Supercross, the ASP world surfing tour, the VANS Triple Crowns of surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, freestyle Motocross and BMX stunt, the U.S. Open of Snowboarding, and professional paintball. While a 16 year employee and Vice President of DynoComm Sports, Todd had an influential hand in the production of over 1,000 sports specials and magazine format programs that featured additional sports such as cycling, mountain biking, triathlons, jet ski racing, rock climbing, in-line skating, ocean athlete competition, and in-line hockey. Todd has tailored shows to meet the programming requirements of ESPN, ESPN2, NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX, OLN, and FUEL TV. A two-time Emmy winner, Todd received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications with an emphasis in advertising from Brigham Young University in 1987.

Matt Maxwell
Executive Creative Director

Matt Maxwell (AKA Special Matt) is an award winning graphic designer, animator, web designer and creative director. He has two college degrees in graphic design and has deep experience in branding and leading creative design teams. Matt is best known for his immersive rich-media websites, bizarre/random creative, and bobblehead animations on MTV’s Nitro Circus TV series. At Godfrey Entertainment, Matt leads branding, graphic design, and product design initiatives. Matt hasn’t ridden a motorcycle since 1986 and hopes someone at Godfrey will let him ride one soon. As you can see from the picture, he has a disproportionately large head.