About Us

DVD Your Memories was started in 2006 and has since grown to four stores in California and Colorado. Below you will find information about the dedicated individuals who make up our San Diego store.

About Us

Anthony San Nicolas

Anthony San Nicolas

Manager & Editor - San Diego Store

Anthony is the store manager and digital image expert at DVD Your Memories San Diego location. On a typical day, this San Diego native processes more individual pieces of media than all other departments combined and uses up to 6 scanning devices all at once. Graduating from San Diego Platt College, where he studied graphic design, Anthony is currently doing production work promoting the electronic music culture. In the future he would like to start his own urban wear clothing company. When Anthony is not enhancing family memories he enjoys studying the Japanese language and culture.

Mario Amaya

Mario Amaya

Audio/Video Transfer Technician, Film Transfer Technician - San Diego Store

Mario is the Film Transfer Technician at the San Diego store. Ever since getting his hands on his first dusty, old film camera, he has focused on learning the craft and defining his personal style, such as stubbornly refusing to shoot on anything other than raw celluloid. Mario enjoys experimenting with his personal collection of cameras and equipment. Outside of work, Mario can be found working diligently on his film projects, writing his next big literary masterpiece and enjoying the great outdoors.

John Hermes

John Hermes

Film Guru / Videographer - San Diego Store

John Hermes shot his first video wedding in 1979 and has been involved in the video business full-time since 1987, specializing in event videography and motion picture transfers to video. A San Diego native, U.S. Army veteran, and SDSU graduate, John has always been interested in movies, as well as motion picture and video technology.

John started digitizing home movies over twenty years ago and now works with DVD Your Memories to provide the customer with a quality product. John has produced scores of wedding and bar/bat mitzvah videos over the years and has seen the evolution from regular VHS to the latest digital formats, and looks forward to capturing your memorable event.

Cliff Edusada

Cliff Edusada

Image Scanning Technician - San Diego Store

Clifford handles the image scanning department here at DVD your Memories. A lover of all things creative, he earned a Bachelor’s Degree from San Diego State in Multimedia Art. His passion for photography, both digital and analogue, as well as his Photoshop wizardry, has made him a welcomed addition to the team. If you are lucky you might chance upon him exploring the San Diego landscape with his arsenal of cameras.


Brandi Mitchell

Brandi Mitchell

Bookkeeper and Business Development

Brandi Mitchell was a customer of DVD Your Memories when we hired her as our bookkeeper in 2008. She is committed to documenting her life and family history through her camera lens, capturing both simple and magical moments. Her family and friends love the updates to her family photo and video web gallery and flipping the pages of her photo books at home. 

Her interests, skills and enthusiasm for the sights and sounds of the present and past make her a fantastic fit with the DVD Your Memories team!   

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