Joe Quinn Bretz
Co-Founder,President & Director
“ Joe Q. Bretz, President, Director and Co-Founder of The Digital Development Group, Corp. ”
Internet and technology entrepreneur as well as a producer of film, television, and music videos, Joe Q. Bretz gained public recognition in 2002 with his revolutionary direct-to-hard disc production of the California Music Awards’ 25th Anniversary Show. Since that breakthrough in post-production, Bretz has built a multi-faceted resume including unique and notable music, television and feature-film projects, as well as Internet initiatives. Originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Bretz relocated to the West Coast where he was a consultant for a number of tech companies with a focus on digital-media content delivery. He has also worked closely with NASDAQ-listed businesses, including Progressive Gaming Company, in creating innovative multi-media approaches to strategic marketing campaigns. From 2002 to 2009, Bretz was the managing partner of Q-Black Media, participating in managing a private investment fund of over $20 million that incubated numerous successful Internet and media-related start-ups; supervising an in-house production staff of graphic designers and broadcast editors; and managing a series of real-estate and nightclub holdings. In addition, Bretz created marketing and promotional alliances within the NFL and MLB that utilized the star power of the players for various video production and web-casting events. Some of Bretz’s other notable credits include producing the music-video special “Smash Mouth – Live from the Fillmore,” featuring the multi-platinum band; the HBO rock-concert series “Reverb”; and the Rob Schneider feature-film “The Chosen One.” He also established Sound Byte Music Management. As president of Digidev, Bretz brings his wide-ranging experience and expertise in digital-rights management along with his understanding of multiple ways to exploit the various revenue streams of intellectual property. He continues to forge new alliances and collaborate with a client list that includes A-list tech companies and celebrities. Bretz is a member of the Academy for Recording & Arts Sciences and is a contributor to a variety of charities.