Andrew (A.J.) Diederich is a media entrepreneur and founder of Picture Canyon Media. A graduate of the prestigious Stuyvesant High School in New York City, he received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Media Arts from Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. After working for a number of production companies in New York and Los Angeles, he settled in Denver, Colorado, and moved into the field of education technology. Utilizing the media production skills developed throughout his career, A.J. leverages his experience in media to create a more integrated and engaging format for educational resources, and continues in his quest to improve learning at all levels of sophistication.
“It is my mission in life to inspire, empower, encourage, and do good in this world. Every day I work to try and make life better for people in any way I can. It is with this in mind, that I put my life’s work into education technology, and the application of technology in the field of learning. I hope that others will share in my vision, and together we can improve upon the world we have been given.”
A.J. is also the director of the Media Science Foundation, an organization whose purpose is to provide media production and journalism education in a digital format, free of charge, to whoever wishes to acquire such knowledge.
In addition to these two endeavors, A.J. also works freelance as a media consultant and multimedia producer, and is open to any business opportunity which he may be of use.