roar - intransitive verb
1. a : to utter or emit a full loud prolonged sound
b : to sing or shout with full force
c : to laugh loudly
RoaR Entertainment is a full service, multi media, production company. Our resume includes commercials, film, industrials and most recently corporate video.
Our primary focus is to serve the story. Every project we work on, no matter what the medium, is all about telling a story through artistic shooting and professional sound. We are very successful at discovering the true meaning behind each story, each character - Whether the meaning is spoken or not, conscious or unconscious. Our job is to reveal the truth of every moment in every story, good or bad, right or wrong. This is what separates us for most production companies. We are a highly competent, dependable, professional organization and we love what we do!
RoaR was founded in 2009 by Todd Cahoon and Lisa Raphael.
Todd Cahoon is accomplished actor writer and director. He has started and several movies television series and commercials. Some of his lists include CSI watch over me CSI New York the closer without a trace burn notice nip talk cold case desperate housewives charmed and many more. He has worked on films opposite of Bruce Willis, Fay Dunaway, Will Smith, Rob Lowe and John Travolta to name a few. He most recently stared in presumed dead in paradise, a lifetime movie.Mr. Cahoon is a graduate of Boston University conservatory. He studied acting and directing and received his BFA. He has worked in New York Boston London San Francisco Chicago and Los Angeles.His experience includes acting writing retire free directing editing and producing.Mr. Cahoon started roar entertainment with Lisa Raphel in 2013. Mr. Cahoon hired Lisa to help him put together a birth video for his first son, Easton James. At the same time Mr. Cahoon's wife Meagan Phelps, a financial planner, needed a corporate video for her website. Mr. Cahoon and Ms. Rafael have been joined in projects ever since.
Born in Los Angeles, Lisa was raised in an entertainment based family. She grew up knowing she would have a career inthe arts. Her 20+ year career has spanned in almost every area of the entertainment industry. Her path has led her to work for such prestigious studios such as Warner Bros., & Sony Pictures. She has worked on evertyhing from music videos, television shows, commercials and feature films to corporate and live events.
Her experience includes acting, writing, photography, directing, editing, sound design, set design, producing and graphic design. As the VP of Production for livevideo.com, one of the top rated social media networks of the last decade, Lisa worked closely with co-founder of myspace Brad Greenspan. Together they launched some of the most compelling celebrity based content found on the internet. In the past 9 years, she has created 100’s of videos that cumulatively earned over 6 million views, for livevideo.com and youtube combined. She founded her company Raphael Films in 2006 and subsequently met Todd while working on a project with him.
"Building Roar Entertainment with Todd has been an absolute pleasure. We strive to give our clients the very best..."