vendors & owner/ops
HOME STUDIOS is two premier event spaces perfect for film and photo shoots. With over 10 years of experience they can provide a perfect venue for any tabletop food shoot. The space includes two separate kitchens for filming.
Brooklyn photo + video rental kitchen studio. Located in Industry City, it is also nearby AbelCine and 407 Local.
gary's loft studios
Five Brooklyn studios and three in Manhattan total 32,000 sq ft. of easy to work in daylight lofts perfect for film shoots, video and photography...
COVID-19 Rapid Testing
COVID-19 Rapid test sites
MASTERSHOT FILMS has been collecting information regarding COVID-19 Rapid Testing sites around the Tri-State Area.
The following list contains testing site locations and phone numbers, along with average testing costs, test result turnaround time, and testing hours. Updated regularly with new information as it becomes available.
Covid Compliance Officers
Jonathan Medows is the Managing Member of MEDOWS CPA. He received his Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude in economics and accounting and his MBA in finance from the Stern School of Business, New York University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in New York, New Jersey, Maryland, and Pennsylvania.
If you’re self-employed, you need specific advice on the tax and accounting issues that impact your business. This is what you’ll find on CPA for Freelancers. They also offer a monthly email full of useful tidbits, so don’t forget to sign up for it!
OWEN DONOVAN is an American Cinematographer based in New York. His work has been screened at prestigious film festivals such as Berlinale and the Stockholm Film Festival and received GRAND JURY PRIZES at The Los Angeles Film Festival for "Out of My Hand" and European Independent Film Festival for "Cornershop".
His work in Music Videos has premiered through major outlets such as ROLLING STONE and THE NEW YORK TIMES.
BARBIE LEUNG is a New York based cinematographer.
Her work includes AMERICAN MORNING starring Emmy Award Winner Richard Schiff, a drama exploring the destructiveness of American school shootings.
Other notable work includes Slamdance Best Short Screenplay winner CRYBABY, and the documentary feature UNLADYLIKE which world-premiered at AFI Docs in 2020.
Holly Fischer is a New York City-based cinematographer and director. Raised on O’ahu, Hawaii and a graduate of Hofstra University, her multi-genre work includes narrative, branded content, documentary and music video.
As in-house Director of Photography for Refinery29 from 2017 to 2020. In 2021 she joined VICE Media Group’s editorial team as DOP.
An award-winning Director of Photography and the son of Czech political refugees, David Kruta’s lifetime has taken him through a variety of cultures, experiences and locations spanning the globe, naturally bringing him to New York City to fulfill his passion for cinematography and storytelling.
David most recently won the Haskell Wexler Award for Best Cinematography at the Woodstock Film Festival for “The Sounding.
Liza Gipsova is an award-winning NYC-based Cinematographer whose work spans from narrative to commercial work and more. She is the co-founder of Curiouser Creative Studio. Liza loves exploring humans through captivating visuals and exploring the concept of the "Why".
Liza has won Best Cinematography for Revolution Me Film Festival, the World Music & Independent Film Festival, and Queen Palm Film Festival.
Alberto was born in Madrid, Spain and relocated to NYC in 2009.
Alberto is a great filmmaker as well as sound mixer. He provides the production with audio that not only meets their criteria, but exceeds their expectations.
As a production sound mixer for motion picture and television, he is often presented with an array of unexpected challenges on a daily basis.
Jib & Crane Operators
Scott Buckler designs and builds (and operates!) cranes and jibs. Based out of Kingston, NY, he lends his 40 years of experience to sets in NYC as well as the Hudson Valley.
He has worked on countless film, tv, and video sets--he has even won an Emmy. Scott runs a small crew and is one of the mainstays of New York Film.
Hair & Makeup Artists
Jaxx is a traveling Makeup Artist & Consultant based in northern New Jersey, about 15 minutes from Manhattan. She specializes in beauty makeup for television, commercials, branded digital content, and corporate videos.
A former Producer, Jaxx left her creative media agency to attend The Makeup Designory in New York City, along with numerous other pro workshops & classes at other reputable studios. Her background in production allows her to utilize those extensive skills as they relate to makeup for varying light temperatures, 4K+ cameras, and navigating set in full stealth mode.
Kyle Harder is a New York based artist who began her career in Women’s Wear Design while studying at the Fashion Institute Of Technology.
Kyle has been the Hair and Make Up Artist on multiple TV shows and Films, as well as Fashion shows and events. Body art is where she found all of her worlds colliding. The body became her canvas, model, and dress form allowing her to use all her prior art skills to create one final piece.
Magdalena Buczkowska is a freelance make-up artist based in New York. and has a professional, friendly and caring demeanor. She has the ability to visualize and advise the appropriate look for each individual.
She has the natural ability to bring out the natural beauty of her clients, no matter the gender or ethnicity. As a graduate of Make-up Designory she is well trained in various beauty and character make-up techniques. She is able to create looks ranging from natural beauty to avant-garde statements.
MICHAEL GONZALEZ is a professional Teleprompter operator located in NYC, who has worked with everyone from former presidents, to A-list Celebrities like Oprah and Ryan Seacrest. He has great expertise in coaching talent for a stress-free, effective performance.
PH: (347) 419-6753
ELEVATE CATERING NYC specializes in photoshoots & production, event and private chef services. We create seasonal, fresh, healthy, beautiful and inspired menus for every client.
We are passionate about providing amazing service and delicious food on set or for your next event!
A native of Mexico, Alex earned his stripes in some of his country’s most well respected restaurants. Alex entered the demanding field of catering for the film industry as a leading Chef for one of many catering companies with over 18 years experience under his belt.
Alex’s Catering was founded in 2015. They were first contracted by Netflix to service season 4 of "Orange is the New Black."
my kitchen witch
MY KITCHEN WITCH creates home-cooked fare prepared in wholesome ways to keep your crews healthy and happy.
We work within all budgets, with all kinds of crazy schedules, and serve all of New Jersey and the five boroughs of New York.
BELLIZZI'S BROADWAY CATERING specializes in authentic Italian, American and Continental cuisine, with over 20 years in the business and hundreds of events covered.