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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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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.

John Fireman

Fireman Productions

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Independent Media professional

On-Location Film Production
Post-Production incl. Sound Design and engineering.
Design and Marketing Services

Geoff Leighton

Leighton Images, Inc.

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Leighton Images is a Maine - based video, film and multi-media production company that can take ideas from concept to conclusion

Full service high definition Video, Film and Multi-media production company specializing in commercials, documentaries, and long form entertainment programming. Leighton Images has a high definition digital camera package, lighting and grip equipment as well as a multi-station post production facility. Leighton Images also offers award winning After Effects animation. Leighton Images has writers, editors and videographers on staff to carry a project from concept to conclusion.

Alban Maino

Dreamland Technology

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Media Production Company

Dreamland Technology is a production company based in Portland, Maine specializing in interactive media productions :

. Film Production
. Photography
. Commercials branded content online marketing campaign
. Interactive Art exhibitions
We shape any media projects into successful and remarquable works of Art by working with our clients, and indentifying their strategic communication goals and define together a unique plan for each story.
Through photography, media design, or film interactive exhibits, we identify the right medium to express the vision of our clients. Every project becomes a very unique artistic adventure.
Our approach is collaborative and content driven and one of our strength resides in our network of film directors, photographers, graphic designers and partners in the media industry from all over the world, that we can bring to a project.