Cy Dodson - Owner/Operator Triumph Pictures

Triumph Pictures is an award-winning video production and photography company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Owned and Operated by Director of Photography and Editor Cy Dodson.  Cy has decades of experience crafting all sorts of visual content for various purposes using only the finest production values. With a background in journalism, Cy brings a unique award-winning documentary style to our corporate marketing.  You will see his quality, care, and craftsmanship in every production.

Cy can also bring his vast experience of storytelling to documentary crews and production teams who are looking for a careful eye and attention to detail.  Collaboration is key to any successful production and Cy is always on the lookout for those special projects that He is well-traveled with experience working around the globe on various productions including television shows for History and Discovery Channel to corporate productions for SAP and Abu Garcia.  


Kelly Jo McDonnell – Operations  

Kelly Jo’s position is two-fold for Triumph Pictures.  First, she is great keeping things on task and is also responsible for client relations.  

Kelly has over two decades of experience as a script writer, television producer, event coordinator and public relations consultant. Her work is seen on networks such as The History Channel, The Discovery Channel, KARE-11/NBC and FOX. She is an active member of the freelance media, Columnist/writer for Explore Minnesota, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, MN. Parent Magazine, Mpls/St. Paul Magazine, Explore Travel Magazine, Delta Sky Magazine.

Kelly Jo has received numerous awards including Honorable Mention-Lorian Hemingway short-story competition; Three NATAS Emmy Awards, Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation Scholarship Award.