Our Team

Michael C. Taylor Productions (MTJibs) is the jib-operation authority, providing premier services and camera support equipment to the high-end television, video, and film production communities that require awesome jib shots with minimal direction and supervision. Clients have shared with us that having MTJibs on the job gives them peace of mind about the jib shots.  Meet some of our team . . .MikeTaylor_bioPic

Michael Taylor,  President

A jib pioneer and innovator who continuously hones his craft, exploring the limits of his equipment to provide creative excellence for each client. In order to meet the growing demand for high end jib operators, Michael has acquired more jibs and other camera movement equipment, and has trained a team of operators to provide the skill, professionalism, and creativity expected from today’s content creators.


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John “J.T.” Taylor

JT has been with MTJibs from almost the beginning.  He has been operating jibs for many years working with major sports and entertainment clients like Fox Sports, NBCUniversal.  He’s worked on live broadcasts like the London Olympics, Telemundo’s La Voz Kids, and iHeartRadio’s Fiesta Latina.


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Xavier Mercado

Not only is Xavier a good Jib Operator, but he is another MTJibs team member with exceptional Steadicam experience.  Xavier joined the MTJibs team after flying Steadicam rigs in film and broadcast with Telemundo Network since 2013.

He has a deep understanding of what the director needs as he began his production career directing various shows for Alpha & Omega Ministries TV.  Xavier acquired an MFA in Film Production from the University of Miami with the desire to produce and direct his own feature length motion pictures.