NuCircle is a multi-media production company based in Los Angeles. Founded by Oscar and Grammy-nominated composer and photographer Michael Becker, and award winning executive producer, director and published author, Staness Jonekos.
Founding partner, Michael Becker, is a celebrity and entertainment photographer specializing in portraits for television, music and commercial marketing campaigns. He has been published in Hollywood Reporter, Emmy, People, Entertainment Weekly, Billboard, NY Times Magazine, LA Times Magazine, US and TV Guide.
In addition to his extensive photo credits, Michael is also an Oscar and Grammy nominated songwriter and producer. He has a bachelor degree in jazz from the Berklee College of Music in Boston. His songs have been featured in numerous films, including the Oscar nominated song “In the Deep” from the hit film Crash.
NuCircle partner, Staness Jonekos, was one of the original executive producers who launched Oxygen Media, co-founded by Oprah Winfrey. Staness co-executive produced the premiere season of VH1′s Celebrity Fit Club, and post produced Lifetime’s Speaking of Women’s Health. From MTV’s Road Rules to Son’s of Hollywood for A&E, Staness has delivered programming for prime time and cable television.
In addition to her extensive work experience behind-the-camera, Staness is a tireless advocate and published author for womens health. She has appeared on The Today Show, Access Hollywood, Fox & Friends and contributes to The Huffington Post, and has been featured in a variety of publications ranging from The Washington Post to The Houston Chronicle and numerous online health magazines.
Combining their talents, Staness and Michael bring collaborative skills full circle to create NuCircle a multi-media production company.