Jessie Wray Goodman, Brian Ceponis and Justin Fortunato in Primes Stage Theatre's 2017 production of "1984."

Leveraging the power of film & video
to engage audiences and tell compelling stories.

Original films / client videos / interviews / branded content / digital shorts / trailers /
instructional & educational videos / television / web series / documentaries / more






Film & Video:
original dramatic / corporate / PSAs / branded content / entertainment / digital shorts
behind-the-scenes / sizzle reels / web series / events / trailers / promos / performance




Blue Myst Road now available for viewing online

This original dramatic film about Pittsburgh urban legends tells the story of the Green Man, Blue Myst Road in North Park, and others can now be viewed online. Just go to www.bluemystroad.com.




Creating branded content for Prime Stage Theatre

This profile of TV / film / stage actor Brian Ceponis, star of the theater's fall 2016 stage production "To Kill a Mockingbird," begins with Brian discussing his career and end with him providing acting insights.
 

Producing PSAs featuring a U.S. Olympics hopeful

This PSA features 2016 Summer Olympics hopeful Brandon Hudgins, an elite runner and vasculitis patient, making a support appeal for the Foundation's 2016 annual fund.



Helping Pittsburgh rock legends help the troops

Pittsburgh's rock & roll royalty combined their talents to create this CD to honor U.S. troops, with all proceeds benefiting injured soldiers. We created the online video trailer to support this worthy effort.




Helping a business author introduce her newest book

In this online book launch video series, noted author Christine Posti answers frequently asked questions about the job search process.
 

Launching Little Sisters of the Poor's capital campaign

This short film launched a major fundraising campaign for the organization, resulting in developing the capital needed to significantly expand its Pittsburgh facility.



While serving as publications and digital communications manager at the Frick Art & Historical Center during 2007–2016, John produced a number of online videos. In this one, the museum's education director previews a special thematic tour of Clayton, the Frick mansion.




This video provides a behind-the-scenes glimpse at "day- of" preparations for one of the concerts in the museum's popular, longtime annual summer music series.
 

When members of a WWII war bride organization (British women who married American servicemen) visited the museum, John ran outside with his camera and conducted an informal interview with one of the group's members.



Photography:
people / places / editorial / events / talent / performance / portraits / art / corporate




Frick Art & Historical Center





Dr. Maria Simbra, KDKA-TV

 

Kenny Blake, Interior Design CD cover



Fashion Shoot





Prime Stage Theatre "1984" Promo

 

Mark Milovats Christmas Show Promo



Prime Stage Theatre, Rehearsal





Amy Rigby, Lilith Fair

 

Debbie, Model, Florida



Andy Warhol, The Factory, New York





Winnie Flynn, Actress-Producer

 

Sean, Actor



Charlie, Pirate, PNC Park





Production photo from the set of Blue Myst Road

 

Fountains of Wayne



Kenny Blake, Rumor Has It CD





Donald, Model, Florida

 

Comtra Theatre, Working Promo Photo



Daphne Alderson, Singer





The Cynics, Get Our Way CD Cover

 

Comtra Theatre, Working Promo Photo



Guitarist





Roseann, CEO
 

Angelo, Specialty Group

 

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