July 23, 2021
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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 […]
June 30, 2021
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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 […]
June 18, 2021
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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, […]
June 11, 2021
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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 […]
June 4, 2021
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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 […]
May 28, 2021
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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 […]
May 21, 2021
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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 […]
May 14, 2021
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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 […]
May 7, 2021
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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 […]
April 30, 2021
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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 […]
July 30, 2018
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Long Story Shorts: Mind’s Eye

  This month’s edition of Long Story Shorts transcended the impalpable wall that separates actuality from reality.  What does that mean?  Considering the need for representation […]
June 28, 2018
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Long Story Shorts

Maestro Filmworks presents “Long Story Shorts,” a team creative endeavor with an aspiration to build awareness, experience, education, and exploratory traditions into our process. Photograph by  […]