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 . . .

Joel Osteen - Night of Hope 2013 - 3

Michael Taylor,  President

Is a jib pioneer and innovator who continuously hones his craft, exploring the limits of his equipment, to provide creative excellence for each of his clients. In order to meet the growing demand for high end jib operators, Michael has added jibs and other camera movement equipment, trained and built a team of operators to make absolutely certain that each of his clients is well taken care. Michael makes sure that his crews have the high-end knowledge, skill, and experience to go beyond the expectations of his clients.

2014 London Olympics - John Taylor Operating at Beach Volleyball - 2

John “J.T.” Taylor

JT has been with MTJibs from the almost the beginning.  He has been operating jibs for many years and worked on major projects from Disney and Universal concerts to an ABC news documentary of the Space Shuttle Accident, and 2014 London Olympics beach volleyball venue.


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.



Alex Rodriguez

With  years of experience as a camera, Jib, and Steadicam operator at Univision Network, Alex adds more knowledge and skill to the MT Jibs Team.  He is very polite, helpful, and a very hard worker to complement his production skills.