Phillip earned a degree in Media and Theatre Arts from Montana State University in 2003. Following his passion for film, storytelling and adventure, he went to work in television and documentary filmmaking. Here he learned what it takes to produce a story while capturing engaging cinematic images. In 2008, Phillip founded Implement Productions. Within Implement, he has worked on a wide range of documentary films, television, web advertisement, events and commercials. His commercial clients include Teva Footwear, Black Diamond, Federal Ammunition and Sportsman’s Warehouse. In 2013, Phillip won Best Overall Film at the Baku film festival in Azerbaijan for the short film Land of Fire. Unbranded is his first director credit for a feature length film.