a full service production company creating Comedic Videos, series, and commercials.

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Having Changed Productions creates funny, insightful videos for a modern audience. We tell stories that speak to universal anxieties brought on by contemporary culture, with a playful and comedic touch.

Our work has garnered over 130 million views, and has been featured on NBC's The TODAY Show as well as the front page of Reddit, BuzzFeed, and USA Today. We’ve worked with clients like VICE, Samsung, Google, Broadway Video, Washington Post Brand Studio, HuffPost, and Vox Media. Based in New York City, we offer full production services, from concept to completion, and specialize in branded, commercial, and original work.


Paul Gale


Paul is a writer, director, actor, and producer. He got his start making comedy videos on YouTube, which led to a Creative Producer role at HuffPost, and work for brands like Google, Samsung, VICE, and Broadway Video. He’s developed television projects with MTV + Joseph Gordon Levitt, and is currently in development on his first television pilot.

His work has been presented at Tribeca Film Festival, Rooftop Films, and IFP, as well as featured on Short of The Week, Nowness, and Vimeo’s "Staff Pick" section.


Theodore Schaefer


Theodore began his career in the independent film world in New York, working as a first assistant director on independent features including Fivestar and How He Fell in Love. He’s built on that experience and moved into directing short films, commercial projects, digital series for various outlets, and now feature films and television. 

Theodore is currently in development on his first narrative feature film Giving Birth to a Butterfly, being produced by Daryl Freimark and Caitlin Colford. The script was co-written with Patrick Lawler, an accomplished poet living in upstate New York, and will be directed by Theodore.