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Dave Sims Media is a team of socially-conscious and driven filmmakers, graphic designers, and creative thinkers specializing in high-quality video production based in San Antonio, Texas. We work with businesses to elevate their companies, products, and services by crafting strategic branding campaigns, mission-driven video content, and eye-catching graphic design to build authentic and meaningful connections with your audiences.

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Our Team

Criselda "Crissy" Rivas


Criselda “Crissy” Rivas is the President and CEO of Dave Sims Media and a force of nature. As a marketing, communications, and business professional she’s as comfortable helping companies grow and scale, build teams, and craft strategic messaging as she is out in the field interviewing everyone from CEOs to farmworkers. During her years as a sociologist, she produced the documentary Voices of the United Farm Worker Movement in Texas chronicling the struggles and successes of the grassroots Cesar Chavez movement in Texas. Crissy is passionate about utilizing her background in research methodology and design, focus groups, survey design, market research, and analysis to help organizations craft strategic and targeted messaging to achieve their goals. As a marketing, communications, and public relations professional she has used her skills to craft content that elevates the brands and missions of a variety of small businesses, large corporations, nonprofit organizations and political candidates. Her years of employment and service in the nonprofit fundraising and development sector helped her hone her fundraising, development, and donor relations strategies. She has put her strategies, messaging and public relations skills to work to raise thousands of dollars for a variety of issues, causes, political candidates and nonprofits. Crissy was born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas and is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin (B.S Political Science & Latin American Studies), The University of Texas at San Antonio (M.S. in Sociology), and additional Ph.D. studies at The University of California – San Diego

Dave Sims

chief creative officer

Award winning, British-born director, Dave Sims, has been making films since age 11. He followed his lifelong passion of becoming a filmmaker by attending the London Film School (LFS) in the mid-nineties. During his time at the LFS he worked in key positions on over 100 short films, many of which went on to film festivals around the world, including Berlin, Munich, Manchester and Camera Image, Poland. After film school Dave moved to Johannesburg to develop original television programming and documentaries for the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). Since returning stateside, Dave has produced thousands of videos for products, events, social media, instructional presentations, and television broadcast over his 25-year career as a professional filmmaker and videographer. As a corporate storyteller specializing in culture branding and employee engagement, Dave’s videos have garnered millions of views on platforms such as YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. In addition, he has had over 50 commercials airing nationally and internationally, working with such clients as HEB, Bill Miller Bar-B-Q, YMCA, Facebook, Abu Dhabi Bank, and various law firms. In his free time he has followed his lifelong passion by producing, directing, filming, and editing five feature films and almost 40 short films which have gone on to premiere and win awards at film festivals across the world. Beyond filmmaking, Dave is an avid animal lover and amateur pianist.

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