The maker of Tim Pawlenty's slick presidential-exploratory announcement video is Lucas Baiano, a 22-year-old up-and-comer in the political-video ranks, according to marketing news site ClickZ. He also used to support Hillary Clinton:

When Clinton dropped out of the race, Baiano dropped his support for Democrats all together, deciding he couldn't switch his allegiance to Barack Obama. He became a John McCain backer, and did a bit of work with his campaign - though none video related. "I wouldn't have made it with the McCain campaign if it wasn't for Hillary," said Baiano.

Read the full story about Baiano, and see more of his videos, at ClickZ.

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