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We’re hiring! Executive Assistant

We’re in search for an Executive Assistant to join our growing team! All interested applicants can view more information and apply directly through the link below: APPLY HERE ABOUT MAESTRO...

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Project Forte: Artina Michelle

Project Forte is a compendium of interviews tuned to the frequency flowing from creatives working within the Philadelphia film industry. Our goal with this initiative is to promote a continuing...

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Project Forte: Kelly Murray

    This month on Project Forte we sat down with the co-founder of Pink Lemonade Pictures, writer and director Kelly Murray (she/her). Follow along as we discuss the risks...

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Project Forte: Sofiya Ballin

  Welcome Back!  Maestro Filmworks is proud to open the fall season with a new monthly installment of Project Forte featuring Sofiya Abena Ballin (she/her) a compelling storyteller across multiple...

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Project Forte: Hector Tapia

  Hector David Tapia (he/him) has been working as a Director and DP in Philadelphia for over two years since moving to the United States from Mexico City.  This month...

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Project Forte: Amanda Mazzone

  Amanda Mazzone is courageously embracing a rapid shift toward the creative industry as a writer, producer, and actor.  Undeniably suited to these arts, it is surprising to know that...

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Project Forte: Carrie Brennan

           Carrie Brennan is a filmmaker working in New York and Philadelphia, who got her start exploring stand-up, but her chops in storytelling through writing, acting, and producing her...

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Project Forte: Cal Woodruff

  This week’s Project Forte continues a celebratory Pride Month with Calvin Woodruff (he/they), an editor and camera assistant currently living and working in Philadelphia.  Our City of Brotherly Love...

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Project Forte: Aly Spengler

  Aly Spengler (she/they) is a Philadelphia-based Director of Photography, MoVI Pro Operator, and Post-Production Editor. They have led full-scale departments and used their skills, technical and social, to overcome...

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Project Forte: Mel Soria

  Mel Soria (he/him) is a two-time VMA winning director now living and working outside Philadelphia.  He cut his teeth in Hollywood, assisting directly to filmmakers who would provide mentorship...

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Project Forte: Jason Chew

  Jason Chew (he/him) is a Director of Photography from Brooklyn, New York who studied at Carnegie Mellon and NYU, completing a Master of Fine Arts in Film Productions from...

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Project Forte: Erik Lu

One goal within the Project Forte initiative is to cut through the noise of the status quo, amplifying the voices of creatives within our industry who might not raise themselves...

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Project Forte: Ryan Sun

  Ryan Sun (he/him) is a post-producer for AlkemyX in Philadelphia and has a rounded portfolio, breaching almost every skill in the industry.  This week through Project Forte, we delve...

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Project Forte: Jason Chew

  Jason Chew (he/him) is a Director of Photography from Brooklyn, New York who studied at Carnegie Mellon and NYU, completing a Master of Fine Arts in Film Productions from the Tisch School of Arts in Singapore.  This week on Project Forte, Jason talks about the importance of operating outside a comfort zone to achieve

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Project Forte: Erik Lu

One goal within the Project Forte initiative is to cut through the noise of the status quo, amplifying the voices of creatives within our industry who might not raise themselves aggressively above the clamor.  One such filmmaker is Erik Lu, a director whose presence reaches from Philadelphia to LA, and whose influence settles deeper and

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Project Forte: Ryan Sun

  Ryan Sun (he/him) is a post-producer for AlkemyX in Philadelphia and has a rounded portfolio, breaching almost every skill in the industry.  This week through Project Forte, we delve into Ryan’s outlook on specialization in the workforce and why he finds it important to mentor and bring up others around him.  Read about how

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Project Forte: Hillary Hanak

Hillary Hanak (she/her) is a seasoned cinematographer from West Chester, PA, who cut her teeth in the competitive Los Angeles scene before settling back into the Philadelphia area. With over 20 years in film, and the foresight to learn at every opportunity, she’s wise to the nature of the industry and how to navigate it.

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Project Forte: Steve Nguyen

Project Forte is an original series of interviews presented by Maestro Filmworks and hosted by Executive Producer, Kris Mendoza.  These conversations work to amplify marginalized voices within our industry, promoting a continued initiative around allyship.  Allyship is not about the struggles of our contemporaries canceling each other out, but rather about solidarity.  Our goal is

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We’re Hiring!

Maestro is looking for some creative and driven individuals to join our team. If you are interested in any of the below positions, please click through to read more and apply! Maestro Filmworks is an Emmy Award winning video production company and creative agency specializing in commercial, corporate and broadcast video production. We are independent

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