RECORDING STUDIO DEPARTMENT
VIDEO / FILM PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT DEPARTMENT
RICHARD RIVERA -
Photographer / Choreographer / Production Manager
Richard Rivera is a Bronx born, New York based Artist. His primary experience is working in choreography and performance dance/movement. When behind the lens Richard strives to capture subjects in the most honest representation. His passion for photography is fueled by aiming top convey the energy, physicality and emotion of the moment being documented.
JASON JOHNSON -
Photographer / Editor
Owner of JAJO PHOTOGRAPHY
Jason Johnson graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Studio Arts/Photography. He is currently based in Brooklyn, New York. His photography has taken on many forms over the years. He has worked in various genres of photography. He specialize in Lifestyle, Portraiture, Wedding and Event Photography. He will customize his skills to fit his client's needs and interests. With photography, the possibilities are endless!
JOSE JULIAN SANTIAGO -
Audio Engineer / Live Sound Recordist / Sound Designer
CEO of WHITE WAVE MUSIK STUDIOS
Jose Santiago is a graduate from the Institute Of Audio Research. He has been engineering since 2008 and has worked with many different genres during his career. His specialty is hip hop but is always perfecting his craft by constantly working with many different artists. He now resides in Philadelphia, PA and has his own recording/post production studio 'White Wave Musik Studios'.
STEVEN MONROE -
Born and raised in the Bronx, Steven has excelled in his performance skills and event planning. He has been coordinating various shows, parties, dances, and events. He is a seasonal host and dedicated performer for in house and on set productions. His ability to multi-task several projects has made him a leader in providing exceptional service for his clients. He arranges shows, schedules auditions, books rehearsals and does clerical work in the live entertainment department for the company.
JESSICA TEZEN -
Audio Engineer / Producer / Songwriter / Camera Operator
CEO of A TRUTH PRODUCTION
God first and everything else will follow. She goes by the name TRUTH, aka A TRUTH PRODUCTION, from Brooklyn, NY. She has worked with many vocalists, musicians and artists of various genres. She loves music and the power it has to reach and unite different cultures around the world. Music is truly a universal language and it is a blessing to be a part of the process.
GREER GILLESPIE -
Special Effects Makeup Artist / Grip / Production Assistant
Born and raised in Vermont, Greer Gillespie discovered at a very young age that makeup was her calling. As a child she became an avid reader, and developed an intense passion for transforming those fantasies into her own reality. It was through her love of fiction that she fell in love with film as well, discovering it to be the perfect medium to bring to life the characters she envisioned.
After years of personal interest in the makeup field, Greer decided to take her passion to the next level and move to New York City. Here she received over 812 in-studio hours of intensive training, ranging from fashion to prosthetics. As well as learning on the go from fellow artist on various film sets around the city and surrounding states. Greer now continues to purse her career based in the New York City area.
CHARLES ZAMBRANO -
Born in Ecuador, but raised in the Bronx, NY. Charles interest in the creative arts has been consistent for many years. In 2007, he received his BFA in Fine Arts at the School of Visual Art. During that time he explored with special effects makeup to then beauty and fantasy application. Today, he continues to progress his craft as an artist.
CHRISTINE ABBATE -
Photographer / Digital Designer
OWNER of BLEND NEW YORK INC.
Christine Abbate is inspired and blessed to meet so many different and interesting people while doing something that truly gives her joy. Photography is her visual art of choice and she will always be chasing light with her camera. From the beginning of her memory, she has always been creating art. Besides photography, she has studied many other artistic mediums; from fine art (drawing, painting, sculpture), to digital art (graphic and web design), to the decorative arts of fashion. She's been lost in countless hours creating, as this is how she discovered her passion.
BRAIN AUSTIN PADUA -
Video Editor / Script Supervisor / Production Assistant
Owner of BABIEBOYBLEW PRODUCTIONS
Brain Austin Padua has taken his love of audio and visual skills and honed them over the years to start his foundation for his company for promotional purposed for various artists, record labels and disc jockeys. He showcases his talent through his superb video editing, color correcting and video graphic effects.
BARRY VASQUEZ -
Intern / Audio Engineer
Barry Vasquez, an honor graduate from the Institute Of Audio Research, is born and raised in the Bronx. His passion for music started from a young age recording on cassette tapes and dancing in the streets. His love for old school soul music and todays fresh style beats gives him the creative aspects to reach to higher levels. While in school, Barry Vasquez has won awards for best sound effects and mixing for various projects and has worked with artists for their mixtapes. His motto: Music is the key to connecting emotions of the world and he strives to master through his engineering skills.
JARED VASQUEZ -
Singer / Songwriter / Dancer
JV, Jared Vasquez, is an unsigned singer, songwriter and dancer based in central Massachusetts. His genres range from urban to pop, and everything in between. He first started recording at the age of sixteen and after recording a few demo mixtapes, he was able to find his solidified sound and gain a fan base over the years. His musical influences fall from Tinashe, Janet Jackson, and Rihanna. He is also a trained dancer been performing and competing all throughout Massachusetts and the East Coast since the age of 11. He enjoys sharing his talent and expressing himself through music and dance. "I don't strive for fame. I love making music and sharing it with everyone. That's the best feeling for me. If you strive for fame and wealth, you will end up forgetting exactly what you love to do, in anything." - JV.
VERONICA MAS -
Veronica Mas was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. She has been doing administrative work for fifteen years, has her Associates in Hospitality Management and is a certified Flight Attendant. With her passion for the entertainment industry and with her clerical skills, she is also talented songwriter and businesswoman. She takes on several roles in the company working has the UPM for various film productions.
JASON TORRES -
Actor / Performer
Jason Torres, started his career learning the basics at CUNY's BMCC, where he received his Associate's Degree in Theater in 2010. Since 2011, Jason has worked on many theater stages in NY. Playing all types of eccentric characters. From the wild, sexual, Robert in "The Cruising Monologues", to the honest, loving "Jonah" in the modern day version of the biblical story.
Recently, Jason has transitioned to film where has worked on such films as: "The Hardest Love" By Henry Roa, "Are You Ready" and "The Usher" by Chris Johnson, "Psychosis" and "The Cellist" by Arnold Pitre, "Unwelcome Advances" by Ricardo Alvarado, "The Familia" by TainoStar Productions, "Black Rose" by Mad Run Productions, "Neverland" by Erik Wegner, "5 Dias" by Matthew Preston, "DEFARIOUS" by Chase Michael Pallante. "Acting for me, has helped me through my fears and challenges, of speaking in public, and getting to know people in general. It's been a blessing, and I continue to learn, expand, and stretch, with each role I take on, and in real life." -Jason Torres