Geoff Celis has been in film and television since 2001, filming indie projects and local news to big budget movies, A-list actors and musicians. Geoff began directing by filming/producing music videos for bands in Staten Island and the greater New York City with such artists as Ingrid Michaelson, Andrew Philip Tipton, Black Sheep and Les Vinyl. He then moved into comedy, creating sketches and other videos with comedy troupes Ice Cream Socialists, Mancrush, and The Tenderloins. In 2007, Geoff collaborated with Laura Moss to produce the award winning featurette Rising Up: The Story of the Zombie Rights Movement, starring Kevin Allison of MTV’s The State and MAD TV’s Phil Lamarr. The film won Best Direction in the 2009 Boston International Film Festival and was distributed by Sony Pictures on their online site Crackle.com in conjunction with Zombieland. Geoff currently works on TruTV's Impractical Jokers as a senior camera operator.
Keith Lambe got his start in production as a PA on music videos for Monstar Films. Keith gradually worked his way into different departments during his there. He then joined Backslash Bomb Productions in a broad role. It was at Backslash Bomb Productions, where Keith's interest in producing started. He was quickly managing locations for productions, and hiring crucial crew members, among other duties.
Tina Henry escaped the cold, harsh winters of Minnesota for Brooklyn shenanigans in 2012. With not a trace of a Fargo accent, she went about furthering her career in production. Starting off as a PA at CollegeHumor, Tina has since gone on to work various roles as a freelancer. Most notably she has served the role of Coordinator for popular television shows on TruTV and HGTV. She also frequently works on music videos with her business partner at CM Beer Films, as a Producer.
Unit Production Manager/Assistant Director
Gena Mimozo holds a B.A. in Technical Theatre from Wagner College. She also holds a certification in Filmmaking from New York Film Academy. Gena has worked in entertainment in many capacities (director, assistant director, stage manager, production coordinator, production assistant) and for many projects (theatre, concerts, festivals, television, commercials, film) throughout New York City.
Director of Photography
Eythan Maidhof is a director of photography with a vast background in editing. For years he's worked at several advertising agencies such as Ogilvy & Mather, Saatchi & Saatchi as a freelancer. He has cut nationally televised commercials for IBM, Siemens, and Amex. Eythan just fished filming his first television show for the OWN Network called, In Deep Shift. Now he continues to take on new commercial and narrative projects as a freelancer.
Director of Photography
Tre Shallowhorn is a New York based filmmaker who focuses on digital cinema. Tre was introduced to the medium in 2006, while studying African-Brazilian culture and filmmaking in Brazil. He finished his undergraduate studies at UCLA under the filmmaker Marina Goldovskaya. He has shot and produced work for NBC, TruTV, Globo Int., NYU, Division12 Media, and Canal Futura. Tre is currently the Producer for the tech and art/culture site, The Verge.
Post Production Supervisor/ Editor
Mike Rizzo is an editor and filmmaker currently working as a TV commercial editor at MacKenzie Cutler. His background includes his own comedy collective, Paxen Films, where he writes and directs various shorts such as the Bay Rizz web series. He also won an Audience Choice Award for his music video for Paul and the Tall Trees at Zero Film Festival. Rizz is a Brooklyn native and a music lover and enjoys playing drums.
Visual FX Supervisor
Jay Liquori is a native of Bay Ridge, Brooklyn and started doing graphic design and short films alongside Mike Rizzo. Jay studied at the School of Visual Arts and works as a Broadcast Designer and Animator, which has led him to visual effects. He is a member of Paxen Films, where he works on the Bay Rizz web series, as a co-writer, co-producer, and art director. Jay has also done work for VH1's Hip Hop Honors, Country Music Awards, and Kevin Devine's "Brooklyn Boy" music video.