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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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Director of Photography

Joseph Brunette is an award-winning Director of Photography who has worked for major US broadcasters including National Geographic, PBS, NOVA and Nature, Discovery and numerous marquee specials for History. The Los Angeles Reel Film Festival awarded him, Best Cinematography for his work on the feature length documentary, "The Rivals." He has filmed in many parts of the world including Africa, Haiti, Antarctica, Guatemala, Israel, and the Arctic Circle. Most recently, he filmed in remote parts of Kenya, Nigeria and Nepal for UNICEF to create health related educational films to be shown in rural communities worldwide. Brunette is passionate about bringing to light stories of ordinary people facing difficult circumstances and making a difference in unusual ways.

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Writer of fiction and nonfiction in screenplay, poetry, prose.

I am a freelance writer but I am happy to
1) collaborate on a writing project, or
2) option screenplays for independent filmmakers (something I currently have written or I can work on specs)

Nat Ives

Department of Communication & Media Studies, University of Southern Maine

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Manager & Lab Instructor, CMS Production Center

Responsible for managing resources at the CMS Production Center (see links below). I also teach labs for USM students, focusing mainly on intro-to-intermediate level audio and video production skills and techniques.

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An award winning producer/director/editor/screenwriter in the Downeast region of Maine

Jim Picariello works as an independent filmmaker who, along with his ragtag gang of misfits, creates engaging and fun media. He can act a little, too!

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We make films that tell stories, explaining and simplifying complex concepts while embedding honest emotions into the video.

We film the difficult, in unusual settings, with spectacular results. For over twenty years WNDA Studios has provided innovative, cutting-edge films which take the observer into the scene, educating while entertaining.

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

Mainesoundmixer.com

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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.