December 17, 2021
Copy Of ArtinaWithCamera

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 […]
November 19, 2021
Murray313

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 […]
October 15, 2021
Screen Shot 2021 10 14 At 3.58.24 PM

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 […]
July 23, 2021
Sel 1 8525

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
2021 06 20 SierraAmanda Headshots 0252

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
Screen Shot 2021 06 18 At 12.22.14 AM

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
1

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
Aly Spengler BTS 02

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
High Hopes

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
Screen Shot 2021 05 20 At 6.54.30 PM

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 […]
December 25, 2019
Screen Shot 2020 01 02 At 10.17.13 AM

“Odessa is Watching” – Happy Holidays from Maestro Filmworks

This holiday season, our team decided to create a special edition of our Long Story Shorts initiative as our holiday greeting. We decided to take a […]
July 30, 2018
A LSS BTS 11

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 […]
August 29, 2017
Nearing The Finish Line For Americano

Nearing the finish line for “Americano”

For those of you that have been following the production of our short political thriller we’ve produced with Consurgo Films, we’re excited to announce that we […]
July 11, 2017
Meet Our Summer Interns

Meet our Summer Interns!

(Photos: Anjelika Rivera, Maestro Filmworks) Meet our Summer 2017 Interns! Or as they’ve currently named themselves “Working Title Pictures” for the summer. Eurica (Temple University), Joey […]
April 24, 2017
Americano 5 1 1024x682

Filming “Americano,” the story of an unlikely patriot.

Written by Maddie Allard. Photos by Max Grudzinski. Maestro Filmworks is excited to be producing the short narrative film, Americano. Teaming up with the Philly-native writer […]
October 12, 2016
bny_mellon_hamilton_america_295x166

FIMRC: Project Cavite

We are super excited to share a short film that we just wrapped on, entitled Project Cavite. Our Executive Producer & Founder, Kris Mendoza, documented his […]
January 11, 2016
Maestro Filmworks 2015 Reel

Maestro Filmworks 2015 Reel

2015 was a great year for Maestro Filmworks! It was our first full year at our new office and production space in the heart of Northern […]
March 23, 2015
making_impact_matters_295x166

Short Corporate film: Deloitte Global CEO 2015 Annual Message

We recently wrapped on a fun short film for Deloitte at the beginning of the year. The Deloitte team wanted to stray away from a teleprompter […]