Bill Maheras, Emmy award winning producer/director/cameraman, has a strong reputation for delivering projects on time and on budget. Bill's directorial skills include creative storytelling along with technical polish, and the ability to engage the viewer. His credits include many national broadcast features, educational and corporate presentations as well as television commercials. Many of Bill's productions have garnered national and regional credits, including numerous Pele Awards, Silver and Gold Monitor Awards, Telly's and an Emmy.
// Production Supervisor + Coordinator + Equipment Manager //
Franz is the man to call at Sight & Sound for anything production related; equipment reservations, crewing and coordinating. With a history of excellent client service, he understands the needs of productions from large to small and how to fill in the gaps. From lighting and grip to camera and audio, he can provide professional insight and timely assistance to make sure your production runs smoothly.
Need a quote, have a question, want to just say hi? Call Franz!
// Production Manager + Drone Coordinator + Gimbal Technician //
Kevin is our Production Manager, Coordinator and jack-of-all-trades. With a comprehensive understanding of film production, Kevin's multifaceted abilities make him a strong and punctual team player, both in the office and in the field. In addition to being our in-house prep-tech, shooter and video assist technician, Kevin will go to great lengths to ensure you and your client are satisfied and that your production runs smoothly.
Clark brings his hustle and on-set experience in feature and television production into the management of Sight and Sound's vast and varied inventory. With an understanding of how each department works on projects big and small, Clark pulls, preps, techs, and services the tools you need so they're ready for deployment on your job.
// Key Audio Technician //
Steve Defeo has been working with audio from analog tape straight through to the digital recorders of today. From film style Nagras' to the new Sound Devices 664 digital mixer / recorder, Steve's experienced ears will create a quality soundtrack for your project.
// Key 1st Camera Assistant // Matthew Berner is our ace 1st Camera Assistant with vast experience in episodics, feature length and commercial productions on both film and in the digital cinema realm. From IMAX to underwater and everything in-between, Matt plays a critical role in keeping our camera department focused and sharp.
Michael "Strawberry" Romano
// Digital Imaging Technician + Tech Wizard //
Michael serves as our resident freelancer in all things image critical. With a strong background in digital imaging and a focus on color correction and post production workflow management, he brings professional results to the table. A membership in both the IATSE Local 600 (DIT) & 665 (Electrician) ensures his expertise is wide reaching. With a deep understanding of digital aqusition, his experience encompasses everything from EPIC & ALEXA to Phantom High Speed Cameras.
A sampling of credits include: "Hawaii 5-0", "LOST", "Off The Map", "Last Resort", "Tropic Thunder", "The Descendants", "National Geographic: Wild" ..Not to mention hundreds of commercial productions both national and local.