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Directory of Maine Film Professionals

Search the Directory of Maine Film Professionals to find MFA-member filmmakers throughout the state of Maine.
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Walter Ungerer

Dark Horse Films, Inc.

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media artist

I produce independent media art, also called experimental films. My work is usually exhibited at museums, galleries, colleges, universities, movie theaters and television programs that focus on "film as art".

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Stunts, fights, Weapons, Practical Effects, Art Direction, Screenwriter

I am an experienced and well equipped Art Director, Practical Effects Coordinator, Stunt Coordinator, Weapons Master, Production Manager and Grip. Please visit: www.fight-director.org and click on "resumes" to see my various resumes and my extensive IMDB page.

Suzi Pond

Redbird Media Group

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Redbird Media Group is a full-service boutique video and film company based in Freeport, Maine.

We strive to capture and curate authentic material that provides a vital connection between you and your audience. Our team is flexible depending on budget and funding and we work with a pool of talented local professionals to create the best team for the job. We specialize in branding and fundraising films and bring over 15 years of journalism, documentary and business experience to our craft.

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Photographer, Videographer, Actor

I am an actor, and documentary street photographer, and a videographer. As a recent graduate of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies at MECA, I am looking to tell stories--fiction or non--about the human experience. Most of my work is a solo endeavor, but I am excited and available to join your crew in a collaborative effort.

Nick Callanan

No Umbrella Media, LLC

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Cool videos from people you can stand.

All purpose video production serving clients in Portland and all of Maine.
4K workflow, unmanned aerial vehicle, studio rental.

Projects include: short documentary films to 10-second commercials to high-end wedding videos to concert films to event coverage to serialized content for our clients' channels.

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Hollywood sound at a Maine price.

I have recorded sound on several feature films, as well as numerous shorts, and other audio for video work. Additionally, I have created sound design and Foley, while also cleaning the audio on a multitude of video projects. Furthermore, I have experience in recording, mixing, and mastering commercially available music. I generally use Pro Tools, Adobe Audition, and Samplitude, along with software and plugins by iZotope and Waves, but I am open to learning new programs as needed.

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Communications & New Media Student studying motion graphics and video editing. Graduating May 2018. Seeking opportunities to use motion graphics, video and photography to promote why Maine is a special place to work, live and play.

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Wildlife and Documentary Filmmaker

With a multidisciplinary background and wide range of work experience, I'm looking to tell important stories about the natural world and those who call it home. I'm a recent graduate from a Master's course in Wildlife Filmmaking and am currently residing in the Seacoast of New Hampshire. I'm a filmmaker, I can be your researcher, camera assistant, 2nd camera, or editor. I have worked on many types of projects at all stages of production.

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Animation Studio and Scientific Communications

Sputnik is an Emmy award winning visual communications studio. We offer a wide range of animation styles and techniques from 3D animation of complex science to 2D character animation. Some of our clients include: National Geographic, Discovery, PBS / NOVA, MIT, Harvard, IDEXX, WEX, and many others. To see our work visit: Sputnikanimation,com

Jen W. Smith

The Story Board

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The Story Board

Director, producer, editor, and co-founder of The Story Board – a commercial production company and filmmaking collective dedicated to mutual creative success, economic sustainability, and good karma. Our work is fueled by the excitement of creation, the love for story, the beauty of pictures and sound - all while staying true to our roots as cinephiles and artists.

Sharing low-stress ways to live a deeper shade of green

The Green Divas is a digital media company that was founded 12 years ago as the production company for the first magazine dedicated to sustainable living in NYC and quickly grew to include a radio show, podcasts, videos, website, social channels, eNews, events, etc. Green Diva Studio has been producing podcasts, video, social and digital campaigns for outside clients like Car and Driver Magazine, Cosmo Magazine, Gimlet Creative, Hearst Magazines, Mariel Hemingway, The Population Institute, and Toyota among others. We have studios just outside NYC in northern NJ, one in Portland Maine and one in Los Angeles.

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Documentary filmmaker and assistant editor

I am a documentary filmmaker and editor located in Portland. I am available to work as a production assistant and assistant editor, primarily for non-fiction projects.

Jeff Kline

Darby Pop Productions

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Writer/Executive Producer

Written and/or produced more than 1000 episodes of network/cable television -- both live-action and animation -- across all dayparts. Have also written features, produced shorts/web content, worked as a newspaper reporter, teacher (college-level), television executive, and founded a comic book publishing company (Darby Pop Publishing).

Academic in a humanities field who has decided to change format on a project that has been simmering for several years.

Art Bell

Dreamlike Pictures

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Marketing ageny focused on video & radio

Full service production agency. 4K, cinematic broadcast, branded content, music videos, and digital signage.
Our DNA is disruptive, remarkable marketing played out on television and the web.
State of the art camera technologies coupled with 2D, 3D animation and special effects.

We create moving stories & we exist to make our clients famous.

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I am an FAA certified drone pilot who specializes in drone videography and photography. I also have experience shooting with DSLR cameras and I do freelance video editing.

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Producer and Field Producer

Lisa McWilliams has been Executive Producer, Producer, Co-Producer and Associate Producer for television documentaries and independent features airing on PBS, A&E, The History Channel, Bravo, Sundance Channel, IFC and HGTV, as well as overseas. Before moving to Maine from Austin, TX, Lisa was Executive Director and Founder of the non-profit, Mobile Film School, Lisa was formerly the Festival Coordinator of the Lake Placid Film Forum. She won a telly for her work with MSN's online series "News on Main." Her last feature length documentary as Executive Producer was "Before the Music Dies." which aired on Bravo and IFC.

Justin Lacroix


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Location Sound Mixer/Recordist

Experienced sound mixer and recordist for documentary film, reality TV, narrative film, commercials, and live events. He has traveled the world from Cambodia (Survivor) to remote Fiji (MTV) all across Europe and throughout New England working with National Geographic, VICE news, CBS, HBO, HGTV etc on sets big and small. He is a detail oriented, creative problem-solver, producing quality sound recording in challenging environments. Justin is always on time, ready to work, and easy to be around.
Owner/operator of high end gear including Sound Devices and Lectrosonics and experienced with all camera lines from Arri to Sony.

Michele Stapleton

Michele Stapleton : photography

Evocative images that use strong color, exceptional light and careful composition to create impact.

I am a Maine photographer specializing in documentary photography for editorial, education & commercial clients. With an ever-expanding collection of Maine stock photography, I am known for evocative images that use strong color, exceptional light and careful composition to create impact. Based in Brunswick (the greater Portland area), I belong to the American Society of Media Photographers, and the Professional Photographers Association of America.

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creative. film. production.

Beechwood Film is a full-service creative film and video production company. We have worked for more than a decade in narrative and documentary filmmaking, commercials, and branded content for broadcast and web. We supply crews, equipment, and production expertise for projects big and small - from New York City to Maine and everywhere in between.

As a director, cinematographer, and editor, Lindsay has worked with The New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Rolling Stone Magazine, and PBS. He has filmed Bruce Springsteen in Asbury Park, operated for Haskell Wexler, ASC., and assisted on Martin Scorsese's "Shine a Light." He studied Directing & Cinematography at Boston University, and has worked for over a decade in branded content and independent film.

Partners Pull-Start Pictures of North Haven, Maine, are a documentary outfit that produces short and long form non-fiction films. Pull-Start has worked for The New York Times, Ford Foundation, and many Maine organizations. Their independent work has been supported by IFP Spotlight, Sundance Institute, LEF Foundation, Chicken & Egg, Working Films, and The Maine Community Foundation.

David P Pierson

University of Southern Maine

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Professor of Media Studies

David Pierson has been on the faculty since 2001. He received his Ph.D. in Mass Communication from Penn State University in 2001. In 1993, he completed a Master of Science in Radio-Television-Film from the University of North Texas, and a Bachelor of Science in Radio-Television-Film from the University of Texas at Austin in 1980. He has spent much of his early career working on film, video, and multimedia presentations for a number of audio-visual production companies and contractors in Northern Texas and Louisiana. David primarily teaches media writing, theory/criticism, and production courses including Introduction to Media Studies, Writing for the Media, Media Criticism and Aesthetics, Film Genres, Introduction to Video Production, Field Video Production, and Advanced Field Video Production. David's current research interests are the rhetorical, discursive, and aesthetic dimensions of broadcast and cable television programming. He is also interested in television's representation of history. He has published and presented research on such television programs and series as Breaking Bad, Combat!, C.S.I.: Crime Scene Investigation, Discovery Channel's nature and science programming, The Fugitive, Mad Men, Seinfeld, and Turner Network Television's made-for-TV westerns.
His recent publications include articles in The Journal of Popular Culture and Film and History Journal, as well as book chapters on Turner Network Television's made-for-TV westerns, American situation comedies, and critical pedagogy and mass advertising. He has also presented papers and served as panel chairs at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), Broadcast Education Association, Film and History League, and American Culture Association/Popular Culture Association annual conventions.
David is the recipient of the 2013-14 Faculty Senate Scholarship Award,. He was also the recipient of the 2007 James E. Murphy Memorial Top Faculty Paper Award in the Critical and Cultural Studies Division of the AEJMC. He has twice won the First Place Open Paper Award and once won the First Place Debut Paper Award in the Production, Aesthetics and Criticism Division of the Broadcast Education Association annual conventions.

Allison Cooper

Bowdoin College

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Assistant Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and Cinema Studies

I write about Italian cinema and culture, focusing in particular focus on the relationship between narrative film and place. I am currently at work on "Cinematic Rome between the Sacred and the Profane," a book about filmic representations of Rome and their treatment of the city’s dual identity as capital of the Catholic Church and capital of the Italian state. I also direct the Bowdoin Digital Clip Archive (BDCA), a searchable online repository of digitized film clips enriched with metadata detailing cinematography, editing, sound, and mise-en-scene.

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Natural History Production Company

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Experience senior leadership of broadcast and film production equipment/software. Worked for brands Anton Bauer, Litepanels, Vinten and Avid Technology. Roles include General Manager, VP World wide Customer Services and Dir of Systems Integration.
Broadcast roles including station manager and director of engineering. Senior project management for studio construction and installation in NYC, Seattle, Maine and others.
Currently in field shooting a natural history documentary.

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Head of Production, Bones+ Blubber, New York City & Los Angeles. Freelance Producer and Director of Photography.

Producer for documentaries, commercials and branded content.
Director of photography for feature films, documentaries, commercials, and branded content.
Available nationwide for Union and Non-Union productions.