shelby-elwood-film-producer-240x300Shelby Fuller Elwood is the “Cobra” half of COBRAiney ~ an avid writer since elementary school in Alabama, and a natural musician since her first piano lesson at age 10. She studied Journalism at Northeast AL State College, Business at Jacksonville State University, and Theology at The University of the South.

In 2000, Shelby co-founded Panache Productions in Chattanooga, TN, learned camera and editing, and began capturing stories on film. A host of satisfied and repeat clients includes: Chattanooga Ballet, Chattanooga Boys Choir, Hamilton County Department of Education, Chattanooga Girls Choir, and The Chattanooga Times-Free Press.

Moving to Memphis, TN in 2006, she founded Cobrainey Media Partners with the intent of developing and producing her own artistic content,–both visually and audibly. As the company has grown and partnered, Cobrainey Media Partners now develops film and music projects with others artists in the capacity of producer, manager, director, designer.


Bill RaineyDr. Bill Rainey is the “Brainey” half of the duo.  A left-brained optometry professor and clinic director, he loves and support s the arts (when he isn’t supporting team sports and car racing!).  He founded, and still maintains an online community for Vision Therapy Optometrists worldwide, and hosts Sports Vision Clinics across the southwest U.S.

Bill studied Psychology at The University of Dayton, earned his doctorate from The Ohio State University, and a Masters Degree from Indiana State University.  His business and administrative savvy is the perfect temper and reality check for the sky-high opportunities pursued by the company.



Chat Elwood stage, screen, vocal, musical talentChatt Graham Elwood is a Cobrainey associate, bringing more than a decade of talent from stage, screen, vocal, musical, interpretive, and directorial experience to the company.

Graham received his AS from Southwest TN Community College, and studied Theater at The University of Memphis.  Find his credited work on IMDB.