What is a Full Service Production Company?
At MONSTRINTHEDARK we aren’t just good at one thing. Instead we provide a complete one stop shop for our customers.
Our clientele varies and includes large brands, medium and small businesses, and creative individuals.
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The challenge for this commercial spot was to find a location that could pass for a police interrogation room. The budget for this spot was very small so I decided that with a little elbow grease I could turn a corner of my basement into this set.
The initial problem with the basement is that it has very low ceilings of only 8 feet in height and I guess because I live in a log cabin, there is a lot of wood paneling which doesn't look very police-like. The drywall was also painted this horrible peach color by the previous owner. Read More
When I started MONSTRINTHEDARK in June of 2013 I was still working full-time as an elementary school teacher living in Queens, NY. For years I had been working as both a teacher and freelance DP/editor, taking advantage of my teaching job ending mid-day, as well as weekends, holiday breaks, and summer vacations. It gave me a lot of time to work on my craft and continue to support myself with a full-time job.
After selling my third feature film, Black Hat, to Amazon Studios, and then selling my first commercial, I knew it was time to move into filmmaking full-time. Read More
This article is for the small business owner who is getting ready to dive into video marketing in 2016. There are tons of articles out there that tell you why video is currently the best method to advertise online and there's certainly no shortage of places to position your video ads. The information that is harder to come by is how to implement a video marketing strategy. Read More
In a summer that came and went I had the opportunity to shoot spots for Crayola, 2XU, and a documentary for World Wood Day that took me up to North Bennington, Vermont.
All these spots were made for Zooppa contests and are awaiting word on purchasing. Read More
Last weekend I was asked to shoot a Jeep Wrangler event in Rhinebeck, NY. The event was outdoors in strong midday sun and featured roughly 100 Jeep's that were outfitted for off-road or apparently for the imminent zombie apocalypse. Read More