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Bowstring is a full-service production studio that travels the world to produce award-winning content for brands, agencies, and networks. Our mission is to master the latest technologies and maintain artistic integrity as we create media that brings stories to life. Our talented team produces content that communicates powerful messages, elevates human experiences, engages audiences, and inspires action.

CEO Enrique Mendoza and President Sean Quinn started Bowstring Studios in 2001, and remain principals in the company. Today, we are a team of over 20 artists and storytellers who share the common goal of exceeding the highest standards in content creation.

Our Work

Penn Biden Center

Higher Education
https://vimeo.com/329647532

The Penn Biden Center


Client: University of Pennsylvania

Church Street

Branded Entertainment
https://vimeo.com/329679356

Church Street


Client: Church Street

Shadow Launch

Commercial
https://vimeo.com/329665928

Shadow Launch


Client: Xenith

Wonder

Experiential Recaps
https://vimeo.com/329676632

Wonder


Client: 3M

Welcome to the Moment

Commercial
https://vimeo.com/329666024

Welcome to the Moment


Client: Philadelphia 76ers

Tomorrow Needs You

Higher Education
https://vimeo.com/329647750

Tomorrow Needs You


Client: Michigan Tech University

The Come Up Season 2

Commercial
https://vimeo.com/329665863

The Come Up Season 2


Client: Xenith

Public University

CommercialHigher Education
https://vimeo.com/329665967

Public University


Client: Temple University

Jack

Higher Education
https://vimeo.com/329647187

Jack


Client: Nord Anglia Education Network

William Penn Gala Tribute

Corporate
https://vimeo.com/329684369

William Penn Gala Tribute


Agency: Brian Communications
Client: Independence Blue Cross

Restart Your Degree

Higher Education
https://vimeo.com/329647292

Restart Your Degree


Client: Complete Florida

No Greater Love Promo

Corporate
https://vimeo.com/329684397

No Greater Love Promo


Client: Ascension Press

6abc Man on the Street

Commercial
https://vimeo.com/329665806

6abc Man on the Street


Client: WPVI

Welcome to PTM

Commercial
https://vimeo.com/329665574

Welcome to PTM


Client: Please Touch Museum

The Williams Way

Commercial
https://vimeo.com/329665493

The Williams Way


Agency: LevLane
Client: Jack Williams

Fan Catches

Commercial
https://vimeo.com/329665461

Fan Catches


Agency: GMR Marketing
Client: esurance

Splash Student Profile

Higher Education
https://vimeo.com/329647328

Splash Student Profile


Agency: Mindpower Inc.
Client: University of West Florida

Make No Mistake

Corporate
https://vimeo.com/329684361

Make No Mistake


Agency: Brian Communications
Client: AmeriHealth

Invest in Your Future

Higher Education
https://vimeo.com/329647438

Invest in Your Future


Client: Babson College

LFG: THE GAME PLAN

Branded EntertainmentCorporate
https://vimeo.com/258275425

LFG: THE GAME PLAN


Agency: GMR Marketing
Client: Lincoln Financial Group
Details:

Director: Alex Schwartz
Executive Producer: Sean Quinn
Director of Photography: Rory Peach/Enrique Mendoza
Line Producer: Bradley Danyluk
Camera Operator: Trey Ehmer/Freddie Segro/Michael Vechesky
Editor & Colorist: Chris Sladek
Sound Design & Mixing: Rory Peach


PIP/ PEP AWARDS AT UPENN

Higher Education
https://vimeo.com/258275159

PIP/ PEP AWARDS AT UPENN


Client: University of Pennsylvania (Office of University Communications)
Details:

Director: Jeffrey Berry
Director of Photography: Rory Peach
Line Producer: Vanessa Briceño-Scherzer
Camera Operator: Trey Ehmer

Editor & Colorist: Chris Sladek
Sound Design & Mixing: Rory Peach


XFINITY: THE FUTURE OF AWESOME

Branded Entertainment
https://vimeo.com/258275501

XFINITY: THE FUTURE OF AWESOME


Agency: GMR Marketing
Client: Xfinity
Details:

Executive Producer: Chad Diedrick
Senior Producer: Sean Quinn
Director of Photography: Rory Peach
Camera Operator: Trey Ehmer

Still Photography: Vanessa Briceño-Scherzer

Editor: Vincent Cordisco
Colorist: Chris Sladek
Sound Design & Mixing: Rory Peach


AXIOM EXPLAINER

Motion Graphics
https://vimeo.com/269697582

AXIOM EXPLAINER


Client: Axiom Elite
Details:

Producer: Bradley Danyluk

Motion Graphics: Sebastian Miranda


BUSINESS PLANNING

Corporate
https://vimeo.com/268446337

BUSINESS PLANNING


Brand: eMoney Advisor
Details:

Director: Jeffrey Berry
Writer: Jeffrey Berry

Motion Graphics: Matt Champagne
Narrator: Diane Lane


HEALTH WEALTH CONNECTION

Corporate
https://vimeo.com/268446376

HEALTH WEALTH CONNECTION


Brand: eMoney Advisor
Details:

Director: Jeffrey Berry
Writer: Jeffrey Berry
Motion Graphics: Ahmad Ajouz
Narrator: Rob Lowe


WELCOME TO SPIRES

Corporate
https://vimeo.com/269697316

WELCOME TO SPIRES


Agency: LevLane Agency
Client: The Spires at Berry College
Details:

Executive Producer: Sean Quinn
Line Producer: Vanessa Briceño-Scherzer
Editor & Graphics: Vince Cordisco


SHAPING THE FUTURE

Higher Education
https://vimeo.com/258151485

SHAPING THE FUTURE


Client: American University
Details:

Executive Producer: Sean Quinn
Director of Photography: Rory Peach
Line Producer: Chris Weger
1st AC: Trey Ehmer

Timelapse: Dave Evans
Drone Operator: Sean Quinn
Editor: Matt Bartolacci
Colorist: Chris Sladek
Motion Graphics: Sebastian Miranda
Sound Design & Mixing: Rory Peach


Lowe’s DIY Kitchen

Branded Entertainment
https://vimeo.com/227981713

Lowe's DIY Kitchen


Agency: GMR Marketing
Client: Lowe's Home Improvement
Details:

Director: Sean Quinn
Producer: Vince Damiani
Editor: Chris Sladek


UWF: Sea Change

Higher Education
https://vimeo.com/195359477

UWF: Sea Change


Agency: Mindpower Inc.
Client: University of West Florida
Details:

Director: Enrique Mendoza
Producer: Sean Quinn
Editor: Geoff Morris


American Family Insurance Dream Bank: Phil Phillips

Branded Entertainment
https://vimeo.com/121497841

American Family Insurance Dream Bank: Phil Phillips


Agency: Mindshare Entertainment
Client: American Family Insurance
Details:

Director: Enrique Mendoza
Producer: Sean Quinn
Editor: Chris Sladek


Volvo: The Oscars

Branded Entertainment
https://vimeo.com/161683222

Volvo: The Oscars


Agency: Grey Group
Client: Volvo
Details:

Director: Enrique Mendoza
Line Producer: Vince Damiani
Camera Operator: Rory Peach 
Editor & Colorist: Chris Sladek  
Sound Design & Mixing: Rory Peach


HP: The Sundance Institute

Experiential Recaps
https://vimeo.com/162424936

HP: The Sundance Institute


HUMANA YOSEMITE

VR
https://vimeo.com/230006874

HUMANA YOSEMITE


Agency: GMR Marketing
Client: Humana
Details:

Director: Enrique Mendoza

Producer: Sean Quinn

Creative Director: Andy Hayman

Editor: Chris Sladek

Colorist: Chris Sladek

Sound Designer: Rory Peach


THE TEMPLE ADVENTURE

VR
https://vimeo.com/288429183

THE TEMPLE ADVENTURE


Client: Temple University
Details:

Director: Enrique Mendoza
Producer: Sean Quinn
Editor: Chris Sladek


STRYKER FACTORY TOUR

VR
https://vimeo.com/232721628

STRYKER FACTORY TOUR


Agency: GMR Marketing
Client: Stryker
Details:

Director: Sean Quinn/Enrique Mendoza
Executive Producer: Chad Diedrick
Line Producer: Chris Weger
Editor & Colorist: Chris Sladek
Motion Graphics: Chris Sladek
Sound Design & Mixing: Rory Peach


KEY LARGO ABYSS

VR
https://vimeo.com/230007291

KEY LARGO ABYSS


Details:

Director: Enrique Mendoza
Director of Photography: Enrique Mendoza
Editor & Colorist: Chris Sladek
Sound Design & Mixing: Rory Peach


HUMANA – JOSHUA TREE

VR
https://vimeo.com/230005654

HUMANA – JOSHUA TREE


Agency: GMR Marketing
Client: Humana
Details:

Director: Enrique Mendoza/Sean Quinn
Executive Producer: Andy Hayman
Senior Producer: Chad Diedrick
BTS: Rory Peach
Editor & Colorist: Chris Sladek
Sound Design & Mixing: Rory Peach


MOTION GRAPHICS REEL

Motion Graphics
https://vimeo.com/109858899

MOTION GRAPHICS REEL


INDIANA STATE: BLUE IS

Higher Education
https://vimeo.com/227987426

INDIANA STATE: BLUE IS


Agency: Mindpower Inc.
Client: Indiana State University
Details:

Director: Enrique Mendoza
Executive Producer: Sean Quinn
Director of Photography: Rory Peach

Editor & Colorist: Matt Bartolacci
Sound Design & Mixing: Rory Peach


UWG: GO WEST

Higher Education
https://vimeo.com/227987478

UWG: GO WEST


Agency: Mindpower Inc.
Client: University of West Georgia
Details:

Director: Enrique Mendoza
Producer: Sean Quinn
Editor: Chris Sladek


NISSAN: NISMO RACING

Experiential Recaps
https://vimeo.com/121500734

NISSAN: NISMO RACING


Agency: GMR Marketing
Client: Nissan
Details:

Director: Enrique Mendoza
Producer: Vince Damiani
Editor: Aaron Flickinger


CHOBANI: TOUR OF FLORIDA

Experiential Recaps
https://vimeo.com/121499456

CHOBANI: TOUR OF FLORIDA


Agency: GMR Marketing
Client: Chobani
Details:

Producer: Enrique Mendoza
Camera Operator: Rory Peach
Editor & Colorist: Chris Sladek
Sound Design & Mixing: Rory Peach


BACARDI UNTAMEABLE TOUR

Experiential Recaps
https://vimeo.com/209805769

BACARDI UNTAMEABLE TOUR


Agency: GMR Marketing
Client: Bacardi
Details:

Director: Enrique Mendoza
Executive Producer: Sean Quinn
Camera Operator: Rory Peach/Freddie Segro
Editor: Chris Sladek
Motion Graphics: Sebastian Miranda
Sound Design & Mixing: Rory Peach


XFINITY SERIES: DAYTONA

Experiential Recaps
https://vimeo.com/227980694

XFINITY SERIES: DAYTONA


Agency: GMR Marketing
Client: Xfinity
Details:

Executive Producer: Sean Quinn
Editor: Geoff Morris
Motion Graphics: Sebastian Miranda
Sound Design & Mixing: Rory Peach


ESURANCE: MLB ALL-STAR GAME

Experiential Recaps
https://vimeo.com/228244420

ESURANCE: MLB ALL-STAR GAME


Agency: GMR Marketing
Client: esurance
Details:

Director: Andy Hayman
Executive Producer: Chad Dierdrik
Senior Producer: Sean Quinn
Line Producer: Bradley Danyluk
Camera Operator: Freddie Segro/Rory Peach
Senior Editor: Chris Sladek
Editor: Vincent Cordisco
Sound Design & Mixing: Rory Peach


TARGETX: ONLINE APPLICATION

Corporate
https://vimeo.com/161213616

TARGETX: ONLINE APPLICATION


Client: TargetX
Details:

Director: Enrique Mendoza
Executive Producer: Yvonne Lu
Editor: Geoff Morris
Colorist: Matt Mahoney
Motion Graphics: Sebastian Miranda
Sound Design & Mixing: Rory Peach


AMERISOURCEBERGEN: ABCORDER

Corporate
https://vimeo.com/227984736

AMERISOURCEBERGEN: ABCORDER


Client: AmerisourceBergen
Details:

Director: Enrique Mendoza
Producer: Bradley Danyluk
Editor: Matt Bartolacci
Motion Graphics: Sebastian Miranda


WHY LIAZON

Corporate
https://vimeo.com/161213608

WHY LIAZON


Client: Liazon
Details:

Executive Producer: Sean Quinn

Editor: Chris Sladek
Motion Graphics: Sebastian Miranda
Sound Design & Mixing: Rory Peach


NUNA: RAVA

Corporate
https://vimeo.com/171633229

NUNA: RAVA


Agency: Mangos Agency
Client: Nuna International
Details:

Producer: Vanessa Briceño-Scherzer

Editor: Chris Sladek


COPA UNIVISION

Hispanic
https://vimeo.com/99582463

COPA UNIVISION


Client: Univision
Details:

Director: Enrique Mendoza

Producer: Sean Quinn
Editor: Aaron Flickinger


TABASCO: EL GRAN JUEGO

CommercialHispanicMotion Graphics
https://vimeo.com/123020316

TABASCO: EL GRAN JUEGO


Agency: Mindshare Entertainment
Client: Tabasco
Details:

Director: Enrique Mendoza
Executive Producer: Sean Quinn
Motion Graphics: Sebastian Miranda
Sound Design & Mixing: Rory Peach


SAINT JOSEPH’S UNIV: MAGIS

CommercialHigher Education
https://vimeo.com/108401833

SAINT JOSEPH’S UNIV: MAGIS


Agency: Mindpower Inc.
Client: Saint Joseph’s University
Details:

Editor: Aaron Flickinger


NETAPP: FALL ON IT

Commercial
https://vimeo.com/161227284

NETAPP: FALL ON IT


Agency: GMR Marketing
Client: NetApp
Details:

Producer: Sean Quinn
Editor: Chris Sladek
Colorist: Matt Mahoney


MADE THE JOHNSONVILLE WAY

Experiential Recaps
https://vimeo.com/228422463

MADE THE JOHNSONVILLE WAY


Agency: GMR Marketing
Client: Johnsonville
Details:

Director: Enrique Mendoza
Camera Operator: Rory Peach
Editor & Colorist: Matt Bartolacci
Motion Graphics: Sebastian Miranda
Sound Design & Mixing: Rory Peach


TEMPLE UNIVERSITY: INNOVATING FOR SUCCESS

Higher Education
https://vimeo.com/227987350

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY: INNOVATING FOR SUCCESS


Client: Temple University
Details:

Executive Producer: Sean Quinn
Director of Photography: Rory Peach
Line Producer: Chris Weger/Vanessa Briceño-Scherzer
Camera Operator: Trey Ehmer

Editor & Colorist: Matt Bartolacci
Sound Design & Mixing: Rory Peach


KENNEDY HEALTH CHERRY HILL

Corporate
https://vimeo.com/227984652

KENNEDY HEALTH CHERRY HILL


Agency: LevLane Agency
Client: Kennedy Health Systems
Details:

Director: Enrique Mendoza
Producer: Sean Quinn
Director of Photography: Rory Peach
Editor: Matt Bartolacci


REAL WORLD. REAL TIME.

Higher Education
https://vimeo.com/258150977

REAL WORLD. REAL TIME.


Client: Temple University
Details:

Executive Producer: Sean Quinn
Director of Photography: Rory Peach
Line Producer: Chris Weger
Line Producer: Vanessa Briceño-Scherzer
Line Producer: Bradley Danyluk
Editor: Matt Bartolacci
Colorist: Matt Bartolacci
Motion Graphics: Sebastian Miranda
Sound Design & Mixing: Rory Peach


FIRST PORTFOLIO

Corporate
https://vimeo.com/268446404

FIRST PORTFOLIO


Brand: Fidelity Investments
Details:

Director: Jeffrey Berry
Writer: Jeffrey Berry

Motion Graphics Designer: Kyle Lundy
Narrator: Kiefer Sutherland


US BANK: THE POWER OF POSSIBLE

Corporate
https://vimeo.com/258152133

US BANK: THE POWER OF POSSIBLE


Agency: GMR Marketing
Client: U.S. Bank
Details:

Director: Andy Hayman
Executive Producer: Sean Quinn
Producer: Alex Schwartz
Director of Photography: Enrique Mendoza
Line Producer: Chris Weger
Camera Operator: Rory Peach
1st AC : Trey Ehmer
Key Grip: Andrew Nealis
Audio: Josh Caiola

Editor & Colorist: Chris Sladek
Sound Design and Mixing: Rory Peach


GENYOUTH

Commercial
https://vimeo.com/258152412

GENYOUTH


Agency: GMR, The Martin Agency, Weber Shandwick
Client: GenYouth / Land O’Lakes
Details:

Director: Stephen Palgon
Executive Producer: Andy Hayman
Senior Producer: Chad Diedrick
Director of Photography: Enrique Mendoza
Line Producer: Chris Weger
Camera Operator: Freddie Segro
Drone Operator: Sean Quinn
Editor & Colorist: Chris Sladek
Sound Design & Mixing: Rory Peach


FARM BOWL 2018 PROMOS

Branded Entertainment
https://vimeo.com/258152118

FARM BOWL 2018 PROMOS


Agency: GMR, The Martin Agency , Weber Shandwick
Client: GenYouth / Land O’Lakes
Details:

Director: Stephen Palgon
Executive Producer: Andy Hayman
Senior Producer: Chad Diedrick
Assistant Director: Sean Quinn
Director of Photography: Enrique Mendoza
Line Producer: Chris Weger
Camera Operator: Rory Peach/ Trey Ehmer

Drone Operator: Sean Quinn
Editor: Curt Reidy
Colorist: Chris Sladek
Sound Design & Mixing: Rory Peach


LOWES’ STAGE AT ACL

Experiential Recaps
https://vimeo.com/227980830

LOWES’ STAGE AT ACL


Agency: GMR Marketing
Client: Lowe’s Home Improvement
Details:

Executive Producer (Week 1): Chad Diedrick
Executive Producer (Week 2): Will Reiland
Creative Director: Enrique Mendoza
Line Producer (week 1): Vanessa Briceño-Scherzer
Line Producer (week 2): Enrique Mendoza
Camera Operator: Rory Peach/Louis Watt
Editor: Vincent Cordisco
Colorist: Chris Sladek
Sound Design & Mixing: Rory Peach


NOTES FROM THE BOWL: SELFLESS > SWAGGER

Branded Entertainment
https://vimeo.com/228127249

NOTES FROM THE BOWL: SELFLESS > SWAGGER


Agency: Momentum Worldwide
Client: US Army & NBC Sports
Details:

Executive Producer: Sean Quinn
Director of Photography: Rory Peach
Editor & Colorist: Matt Bartolacci
Motion Graphics: Sebastian Miranda
Sound Design & Mixing: Rory Peach


NOT SO BASIC TRAINING: JABRIL PEPPERS

Branded Entertainment
https://vimeo.com/161216266

NOT SO BASIC TRAINING: JABRIL PEPPERS


Agency: USA Today
Client: U.S. Navy
Details:

Director: Enrique Mendoza
Executive Producer: Sean Quinn
Editor & Colorist: Freddie Segro
Colorist: Freddie Segro
Motion Graphics: Sebastian Miranda
Sound Design & Mixing: Rory Peach


DAVID’S BRIDAL: FASHION WEEK

Experiential Recaps
https://vimeo.com/228124269

DAVID’S BRIDAL: FASHION WEEK


Client: David’s Bridal
Details:

Director of Photography: Chong Pak
Producer: Vanessa Briceño-Scherzer
Editor: Chris Sladek


ANNE AKIKO MEYERS ALBUM RELEASE

Branded Entertainment
https://vimeo.com/161216145

ANNE AKIKO MEYERS ALBUM RELEASE


Agency: ILÚMedia & Design
Client: Anne Akiko Meyers
Details:

Producer: Enrique Mendoza
Editor: Chris Sladek


VISA FIELD OF DREAMS

CommercialCorporate
https://vimeo.com/121497843

VISA FIELD OF DREAMS


Agency: GMR Marketing
Client: VISA
Details:

Executive Producer: Sean Quinn
Editor & Colorist: Chris Sladek
Sound Design & Mixing: Rory Peach


CETERA: BIGGER DREAMS

Corporate
https://vimeo.com/227984695

CETERA: BIGGER DREAMS


Client: Cetera
Details:

Creative Director: Jeffrey Berry
Line Producer: Bradley Danyluk

Motion Graphics: Sebastian Miranda
Sound Design & Mixing: Rory Peach


WHAT IS ORANJ?

CorporateMotion Graphics
https://vimeo.com/165202225

WHAT IS ORANJ?


Client: Oranj
Details:

Director: Enrique Mendoza
Editor & Motion Graphics: Sebastian Miranda


ENVESTNET UNIVERSITY

Corporate
https://vimeo.com/227983105

ENVESTNET UNIVERSITY


Client: Envestnet
Details:

Director: Jeffrey Berry
Creative Director: Jeffrey Berry
Line Producer: Chris Weger
Camera Operator: Rory Peach
Editor & Colorist: Matt Bartolacci
Motion Graphics: Sebastian Miranda
Sound Design & Mixing: Rory Peach


EMONEY ADVISOR: PLATFORM OVERVIEW

CorporateMotion Graphics
https://vimeo.com/227984835

EMONEY ADVISOR: PLATFORM OVERVIEW


Client: eMoney Advisor
Details:

Producer: Bradley Danyluk
Editor: Vincent Cordisco
Motion Graphics: Sebastian Miranda
Sound Design & Mixing: Rory Peach


VANGUARD: WE

Corporate
https://vimeo.com/227984879

VANGUARD: WE


Agency: Mango’s
Client: Vanguard
Details:

Line Producer: Vanessa Briceño-Scherzer
Editor: Chris Sladek


Services

Pre-Production

  • Art Direction
  • Casting
  • Set Design and Styling
  • Storyboards
  • Concept Design
  • Scriptwriting
  • Location Scouting

Production

  • 8K Capable
  • Aerial Cinematography
  • Underwater Cinematography
  • Remote Productions
  • Field Audio
  • Green/Blue Screen
  • Multicam Productions
  • Live Broadcast/Webcast
  • Multi-City Productions
  • Studio Productions
  • Commercial Photography
  • Twitch Streams

Post-Production

  • 2D/3D Motion Graphics
  • Animation
  • 3D Modeling
  • Color Grading
  • Digital Asset Management
  • Editorial
  • Rotoscoping
  • Sound Mixing and Scoring
  • Virtual Reality Post
  • VFX

The Team

Enrique Mendoza

CEO

LeadershipDirectorsPhotographers

Enrique Mendoza

CEO

Enrique cultivated his creative vision early in life, serving as a photography assistant on photo shoots in the Amazon rainforests in his native Venezuela while still in high school. Since then Enrique has spent the last 16 years developing powerful visuals and compelling stories. Enrique’s directorial credits include: THE RIDE, a football reality television show aired on NBC Sports Network, MTV2 and Fox Sports; national television spots for Villanova University, Athletic Republic, and Drexel University; short-form documentaries and promotional videos for American Family Insurance, NBC, Adidas and various clients in higher education and non-profit markets; and animation pieces for GlaxoSmithKline and Centocor. Enrique’s experience in all phases of a project allows him to remain hands-on through the project life cycle, from pre-visualization, through production, editorial, and finishing. Enrique’s creative vision and experience allows him to push the limits to deliver a piece that will constantly engage the viewer. He is an avowed technologist, constantly experimenting with the latest in production and post-production equipment and software, often serving as a beta-tester for manufacturers and developers. Enrique holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Structural Engineering from Villanova University. Because, of course, he does.

Sean Quinn

President

LeadershipDirectorsPhotographers

Sean Quinn

President

Sean co-founded Bowstring Studios in 2001 and has been intimately involved in nearly every aspect of the company, most recently as president and executive producer for most projects. He is often on the road traveling with production teams around the world, helping to integrate client messaging into the beautiful visuals produced by our teams. Sean has led projects for clients including American Family Insurance, Xfinity, GlaxoSmithKline, and the U.S. Army. Sean’s credits include Executive Producer of three seasons of THE RIDE, nearly 200 episodes of the Get 2 The Game series, the American Family Insurance Dream Challenge and The U.S. Army All-American Bowl: A Tradition of Strength and Honor. Recently, Sean has immersed himself in the world of virtual reality filmmaking, completing VR projects for Temple and Humana. Sean graduated magna cum laude from Villanova University’s College of Engineering and received his MBA from the Villanova School of Business.

JEFFREY BERRY

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Directors

JEFFREY BERRY

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Jeffrey believes that, “it’s always about two things: the story you’re telling and the people you’re telling it with. It takes a team effort to make a good film.” Jeffrey is an award-winning film director/writer with three decades of creative achievement in TV commercials, corporate films and IMAX films. He is a co-founder of SBK Pictures, where he directed national commercials for Coke, Pepsi, Sprint, Campbell’s, Kraft, Merrill Lynch, Mattel, Pillsbury, Merck, Pfizer and many more. He has directed five IMAX films, and developed giant screen documentaries for the Olympics and Disney. Jeffrey is a co-founder of Medical Broadcasting Company, now Digitas Health. MBC was an innovator in creating commercials and branded content for the pharmaceutical and health sciences industry. Digitas Health is a global leader in digital marketing for health brands. He is a co-founder of eMoney Advisor, a leader in digital wealth management solutions for financial advisors. Jeffrey served as Executive Creative Director and was writer/director of a large library of award winning animated videos called Advisor Branded Media. Jeffrey joined Bowstring to continue expressing the possibilities of storytelling through video. He is inspired by the studio’s creative atmosphere. Jeffrey believes, “the talent of our team and the fun we have together is evident in our finished films.”

LARRY SCHWARTZ

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

LeadershipProducers

LARRY SCHWARTZ

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Larry takes great pride in the career he has built over the past 20 years in the industry. He worked his way through the ranks by tackling a variety of positions that have led him to be an Executive Producer at Bowstring Studios. Larry remembers loving TV in his youth and became fascinated with what was happening behind-the-scenes. He recalls, being less interested in the person on screen and wondering, “how does this all work and what does it take to make it happen?” That inspired his main focus in the industry. With a creative spirit, Larry is the man you want handling the logistics of any production. He comes to Bowstring having produced commercials, brand films, corporate media, interactive engagements and network content across the U.S., Canada and Europe. His flexible and collaborative “do what it takes to get it done and get it done right” approach mirrors Bowstring’s dedication to our craft and our clients. His passion and energy are fueled by working with a diverse team. Larry loves that something amazing can be created from the smallest spark of an idea. The story is what excites him and he enjoys using new technologies to make stories immersive and entertaining. Larry has used this approach while producing commercials for brands, such as Nike, Gillette, Rothman Institute and Ford Motor Vehicles. As an Executive Producer, Larry is always driven to take someone’s vision and help them bring it to life. Leading productions at Bowstring makes him appreciate the talented internal resources that make it possible to go above and beyond what is expected. When he isn’t on set or planning his next production, Larry enjoys traveling with his wife and son who are his main motivation. He is a passionate fan of Philly sports teams and also focuses on volunteer work at the Make a Wish Foundation.

CHRIS SLADEK

SENIOR EDITOR & COLORIST

Post-Production

CHRIS SLADEK

SENIOR EDITOR & COLORIST

Chris is the heart and soul of the post-production team at Bowstring. He earned a degree at the Art Institute of Philadelphia and arrived at Bowstring as an intern in 2008. Since then, his natural talent and dedication to filmmaking earned him the top position in the Bowstring post-production hierarchy. Recently, Chris has been focusing on honing his virtual reality skills, already surpassing many industry leaders. He keeps up with the latest in stereoscopic VR and always pays homage to the fundamentals. Chris has created several branded VR experiences for partners, such as Humana, Temple University and Stryker (to name a few). When you ask Chris how he approaches editing film, he says, “You just feel it.” His work shows a stunning balance between motion and emotion which brings Bowstring’s storytelling to a whole new level. Chris’ creativity and innovation are evident when watching his work, such as Under Armour’s My Secret Weapon and Synthetic Turf International’s Mud to Turf. When he is away from his screens (he has five!), Chris enjoys playing golf, skateboarding, surfing, shooting pool, and cheering on the Philadelphia sports teams. A true editor at heart, Chris also likes to keep up with the latest in visual effects and 3D imaging.

MATT BARTOLACCI

POST-PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR

Leadership

MATT BARTOLACCI

POST-PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR

It is pretty simple. Matt loves editing film. From a young age, Matt enjoyed the creative arts and decided to attend Temple University, where he earned a degree in film and media arts. Matt quickly fell in love with editing and started working for broadcast networks, such as ABC and NBC. Since joining Bowstring, Matt has grown to play a leadership role on the post-production team. His speed and abilities make him a productive editor. However, his eye for detail, creativity, and dedication to film make him a great editor. This is obvious when viewing Matt’s work, such as the US Army series, Notes from the Bowl.

Matt’s “we can always do better” attitude pushes him to exceed standards, learn more, and perfect his craft. Matt also puts the story first when editing a project. He likes to review all of the footage and find the small moments and special details that really bring a story to life on the screen. This is why partners, such as NetApp, the NFL and Villanova University trust Matt to stitch together the narrative behind their brand identity.

When he gets away from his desk, you’ll find Matt playing ultimate Frisbee, keeping up with the latest technology, cheering on sports teams, and spending time with his family – he gets most of his inspiration from his daughter and son.

SAMANTHA SROLIS

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Leadership

SAMANTHA SROLIS

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Sam is committed to working with brands that embody values she can support and promote. Bowstring is an organization that runs on integrity, talent and fearlessness. As she puts it, “It is always easier to promote something that you actually like and believe in.” Sam grew up in the Philadelphia area, where she quickly adopted a love of the arts, culture, and adventure. From her first Polaroid camera to her last DSLR, she likes visuals that tell a story. As a youngster, Sam also became fascinated by commercial media content, memorizing the slogans for all the top brands on TV. While staying true to her artistic roots, Sam decided to pursue a career that would give her the opportunities to play creatively while working practically. Sam attended Temple University to study strategic communications. Sam has worked in community relations for nonprofits, media relations for arts groups, and marketing for corporate entertainment brands around the Philadelphia area. Bowstring’s production team takes pride in putting our partner’s brand story first. With a designer’s attention to detail and a marketer’s attention to analytics, Sam focuses on sharing Bowstring’s brand story first. You will often find her hiking, gardening, or rock climbing. She also enjoys playing the harmonica, working on DIY projects, and bringing arts programs to underserved schools.

SEBASTIAN MIRANDA

ART DIRECTOR

Post-Production

SEBASTIAN MIRANDA

ART DIRECTOR

Sebastian is a prolific motion graphics designer with 17 years of professional experience, from managing in-house creative teams and day-to-day creative studio operations to developing external client relationships, design, illustration, and art direction. The diversity of his work reflects his constant exploration of art, nature, 3D graphics and digital animation, delivering to each project his particular aesthetics and rhythm. Sebastian’s world is composed in layers and keyframes. Sebastian studied visual communications in Prodiseño, Caracas, and multimedia in L´ENSCI, Paris, France. After internships at HBO’s MundoOle, and Loquesea.com, he partnered with Alvaro Leon to found Keloide in 1999, a successful design studio based in Caracas. He then became actively involved in the Venezuelan graphic and music scene, with multimedia collectives and bands. This unique background of experiences in Venezuela, Spain, Ecuador, Costa Rica, and the USA, give him a broad spectrum of cultural references and artistic styles. Sebastian joined Bowstring in 2014, creating Motion Graphics, VFX sequences, and VR scenery. His experience brings a solid support to the post production team and gives Bowstring Studios the opportunity to develop a video/graphics integrated pipeline. Motion Graphics Reel

BRADLEY DANYLUK

PRODUCER

Producers

BRADLEY DANYLUK

PRODUCER

Bradley has been heavily involved with the television, broadcast, live sports, and entertainment fields for over 7 years. Previously, Bradley has produced for the Philadelphia Eagles, 6ABC, the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, numerous higher education institutions, branded entertainment clients and agencies. He now serves as the post-production producer at Bowstring Studios where he is intimately involved in every project that passes through the post workflow. Bradley holds a Bachelor’s degree from Temple University as well as a Master’s degree in Entertainment Business Management from Full Sail University.

VINCE CORDISCO

EDITOR

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VINCE CORDISCO

EDITOR

Vincent makes it his mission to inform and entertain. His interest in filmmaking took him to Villanova University where he studied communications and media production. He was one of seven finalists in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 42nd Student Academy Award competition. Vincent honed his skills while editing short films and feature-length documentaries. Since joining the Bowstring post-production team in 2012, Vincent has become more than just an editor. His social consciousness pushes him to create change through storytelling. Vincent enjoys working with clients and partners to involve them in the post-production process. You can find him showing our friends at WHYY how to edit a voice over or helping a client from GMR Marketing try on virtual reality goggles for the first time. Vincent works beyond his editing role at Bowstring. He takes responsibility for framing the stories we tell and creating media that will immerse audiences. Vincent’s passion and talent are evident in his work for Hewlett Packard, NBC Sports, and Volvo. Vincent has also played an important role in virtual reality production at Bowstring. Stitching virtual reality allows him to combine imagination and narratives in ground-breaking ways. Filmmaking is his passion but Vincent also has a love for music. He enjoys playing guitar and traveling to see live shows in his free time.

VANESSA BRICEÑO-SCHERZER

SENIOR PRODUCER

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VANESSA BRICEÑO-SCHERZER

SENIOR PRODUCER

When Vanessa was 13-years-old, she watched Ron Fricke’s documentary, Baraka, for the first time. Although the film has no dialogue, it spoke to Vanessa and she decided then and there to pursue a career in the digital arts. With passion and determination, Vanessa earned her bachelor’s degree in film studies at the University of Pittsburgh and attained her M.F.A. in film and media arts from Temple University. Today, her work as a photographer and filmmaker reflects her fascination with humanity, art, nature, and music. Vanessa has experience in English and Spanish television production, having worked for broadcast networks, such as Univision and Telefutura. Almost a decade ago, Vanessa used her experience behind the camera and production knowledge to open Ilu Media & Design. As CEO of Ilu, she worked with corporate and nonprofit brands, as well as individual artists and music groups, including members of the Philadelphia Orchestra. Vanessa was able to make a real impact by bringing media production to institutions, such as the eOne Music, Anne Akiko Myers, and Time for Three. Whether she is on location or in the studio, Vanessa always puts the client’s story first. When approaching a new project, Vanessa considers, “How does this content translate to the bigger brand story and how can we enhance the existing narrative?” She believes, “everything from music to typography helps convey a brand identity on the screen.” Her commitment to storytelling and brand integrity is obvious during her productions. When she isn’t on set, Vanessa enjoys building Legos with her family, watching as many movies as possible, and working with non-profits to protect the environment.

ANDREW NEALIS

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR

Leadership

ANDREW NEALIS

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR

Andrew’s passion for filmmaking and video production started in high school. He fell in love with movies, soaked up all the information he could find, and dove right in. Andrew graduated from Fairfield University in 2014 with a BA in new media and film. Since then, Andrew has been an asset on production sets for documentaries, short films, TV spots, virtual reality experiences, and web series’. His technical knowledge and positive attitude make him a reliable team member on set, in the studio, and on the road. Andrew has a unique perspective. He loves to come up with new stories and use his imagination to create content that no one has seen. He believes, “A big swing and a big miss is better than doing the same old thing that’s been done time and time again.” A true storyteller at heart, Andrew works with independent film groups around Philadelphia, participates in an improve troop, and even produces a podcast about movies. He calls himself “a cool nerd” but Bowstring knows him as a dynamic team member who feels most at home when on set.

CHRIS WEGER

PRODUCER

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CHRIS WEGER

PRODUCER

Christopher Weger started his career with a Bachelor’s degree from the Art Institute of Philadelphia in Photography. He worked for a few years in the photography world, working in the food photography and editorial industries before making the transition over to video production. Over the past five years, through his work with Bowstring, he has worked with various brands to bring action and motion to their vision, all the while staying true to his core values of creativity, design, and emotion. Christopher has been working on professional sets with major brands for over ten years, and appreciates all of the moving parts that make a production both fun and productive.

RORY PEACH

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

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RORY PEACH

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Rory Peach is an experienced cinematographer and post sound engineer who specializes in creating branded marketing material for a full range of clients. He started pursuing his passion at Drexel University’s Film and Video program, during which he focused his studies on camera operation, and received a student Emmy with his team for the television series, “Off Campus.” He began his professional career by joining Bowstring Studios in 2011. Rory has since served as cinematographer for media outlets such as NBC Sports, CNN, 6ABC, Al Jazeera America, and Comcast, as well as for brands including Under Armour, the U.S. Army and Gatorade.
Whether generating documentary, narrative or live action-style content, Rory is a knowledgeable professional who regularly employs the most progressive and proven technologies to showcase his style. Capturing aerial footage from helicopters, performing intricately planned shots in the studio, and hiking to get the iconic mountain top shot all are in a typical day’s work for Rory.
In addition to filming over one hundred episodes of American Family Insurance’s Get 2 the Game series, Rory is also an accomplished sound engineer. He has mixed and sound sweetened over one thousand pieces of content, ranging from feature films to the standard two-person interview. Rory is an expert at fixing “troubled” audio, and his ability to design complex soundscapes brings clarity and warmth to otherwise ordinary mixes. He is a firm believer in a collaborative and innovative environment and pursues new and leading-edge approaches to all of his projects.

DAVE EVANS

STUDIO MANAGER

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DAVE EVANS

STUDIO MANAGER

At Bowstring Studios, Dave wears several hats. As the Studio Manager, he is involved in many aspects of the business. Working in production, gear technology and fabrication, and managing Bowstring’s IT infrastructure are among his many responsibilities.
Dave is also our in-house photographer. He started his career as a photographer while still in college. During his first photography course, he fell in love with the art. Macro work quickly became his passion. Telling the story of the unseen world is a driving theme in his work. No matter what the project, Dave works to incorporate this passion.
His work focuses on commercial projects and sports photography. He has worked on projects for clients such as Velcro, Bacardi, Tabasco, Xenith, TargetX and Unequal Technologies. He also works extensively with Villanova Athletics.

DESIREE ZIMMER

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER

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DESIREE ZIMMER

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER

Desiree is inspired by the impact motion pictures can have on people and the world. Desiree hopes to evoke emotion through her work – making people laugh and feel better and ponder new ideas. Desiree pursued her passion and graduated from Temple University with a BA in media studies and production in 2016. Desiree’s most significant experience in the industry happened while she was working on Tim and Eric in Los Angeles. She saw her name in the credits and her childhood dream came true. Desiree has garnered experience with many genres and many positions on production sets, making her a dynamic asset around Bowstring. She is dedicated to storytelling and humanizing important messages that engage audiences. When she isn’t on set or coordinating productions, Desiree enjoys working with children and animals, as well as boxing and seeing live music.

ROBERT BROWN

DIGITAL ASSET MANAGER

Post-Production

ROBERT BROWN

DIGITAL ASSET MANAGER

Robert has always been intrigued by the technical and creative arts. After attaining an associate degree in digital animation and 3D design and a certification in AVID Media Composer, he pursued film and animation studies at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Robert enjoys all aspects of film and media production, especially experimenting with new technologies. Robert invests time in developing new workflows that increase speed during production and post-production.

He is Bowstring’s go-to-guy if you have a tech question or need someone to manage live broadcasts. An expert in using the NewTek Tricaster, Robert has made so many important events possible. IN 2016, HE traveled to eight cities to live-stream the Xbox Charity Challenge that featured NFL players dueling it out in a charity Madden tournament. Robert also plays an important role on the post-production team. He works with editors, establishes workflows and manages all the data that Bowstring produces. He rises to these challenges during projects, such as the US Army-All American Bowl.

Robert enjoys his work because “every day is different.” He thrives in the Bowstring environment where people do not restrict themselves based on limitations – they dive into new technologies and trends. He remembers, “Bowstring jumped into VR immediately. We are always evolving.” Robert also strongly believes in the power of storytelling because, “without the story, you just have pretty visuals. Anyone can make pretty visuals. We go beyond that.”

He puts story first at work but puts family first at home. Robert really enjoys building PCs, reading about philosophy, playing paintball, and photographing nature on hikes.

JOSH CAIOLA

GRIP


JOSH CAIOLA

GRIP

Josh is Bowstring’s gear savant. His technical knowledge and passion for his work make him an indispensable member of the production team. Originally from San Diego, California, Josh is a Full Sail graduate, with a bachelor’s degree in film. He dedicates his whole life to his work in order to tell real stories that share impactful messages. Aiming to create change through the power of film, Josh is enthusiastic on location and in the studio, always adapting and overcoming challenges with creativity.

Josh also supports the film scene in the Philadelphia area. He enjoys working with local independent filmmakers to produce short films and features. Josh loves every aspect of his job. However, he is most interested in lighting. He always says, “Lighting is one of the most important parts of storytelling. It sets the tone and mood for the whole viewing experience.” Josh’s attention to these details is evident in brand films produced for our partners, such as the University of West Florida and Indiana State University.

Josh spends most of his free time staying on top of the latest industry trends and innovations to “stay ahead of the curve.” However, he does make time to train for mixed martial arts, hit the open road, and enjoy music – he can recite lyrics from songs recorded in the 1940’s to the present!

TREY EHMER

CINEMATOGRAPHER

Cinematographers

TREY EHMER

CINEMATOGRAPHER

It all started with his mom’s VHS camera in the 90’s. From the moment he looked through the lens and into the world, Trey was hooked. He spent his early years cultivating an eye for action, experimenting with special effects, and finding his artistic voice. All of the standardized quizzes and tests told him to go to college for architecture. Trey knew he not only wanted, but needed, to pursue his passion and dedicate his higher learning to film. So, he took a leap, graduated from the Film and Media Arts program at Temple University and now works on the majority of Bowstring’s productions around the country. Knowing this is the industry he belongs in, Trey enjoys working at Bowstring because he gets to work with the highest-end technology and create with a team of supportive collaborators.

As a cinematographer, Trey enjoys mixing artistic components and state-of-the-art technology to tell stories. Gathering inspiration everywhere and from everyone, Trey’s default is story mode. “You could shoot something beautiful with the best camera and the best gear and the best crew but end up with something meaningless,” says the cinematographer. Whether he is shooting a commercial, a social media vignette or a feature, Trey aims to raise the images he captures to a true emotional level that connects with people. He believes that there is a story everywhere – you just have to go looking for it. When there isn’t a camera glued to his hand, Trey enjoys watching films by fantasy and horror legends, Guillermo Del Toro and David Cronenberg. He also takes time to play the bass, row, travel, and relax with a good video game.

Clients

Agencies

  • Brian Communications
  • Coyne Public Relations
  • Fingerpaint Marketing
  • GMR Marketing
  • Gregory FCA
  • Grey Group
  • IMG College
  • LevLane
  • Mangos Agency
  • MERIT
  • Mindpower Inc.
  • Mindshare Entertainment
  • Momentum Worldwide
  • Pierce Promotions
  • Porter Novelli
  • Sparks & Honey
  • The Martin Agency
  • TrueAction Network
  • Weber Shandwick
  • Young & Rubicam

Brands

  • adidas
  • AmerisourceBergen
  • Athletic Republic
  • Bacardi
  • Chobani
  • esurance
  • Gatorade
  • General Mills
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
  • Johnsonville
  • Lowe’s Home Improvement
  • Microsoft
  • Nissan
  • Pepsi
  • Stryker
  • U.S. Army
  • Under Armour
  • VISA
  • Volvo
  • Xfinity

Higher Education

  • Bentley University
  • Bloomsburg University
  • Boston College
  • Drexel University
  • Indiana State University
  • Lehigh University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Saint Joseph’s University
  • Savannah State University
  • Temple University
  • University of Florida
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of West Florida
  • University of West Georgia
  • Ursinus College
  • Villanova University
  • Wabash College

Current Partners

  • ABC Sports
  • Al Jazeera
  • AOL
  • BET Networks
  • CBS Sports Network
  • CNN
  • Comcast SportsNet
  • ESPN Networks
  • FoxSportsNet
  • Gannett/USA Today
  • MLB Productions
  • MTV Networks
  • NBA Entertainment
  • NBC Sports Network
  • NBC
  • NFL Films
  • PBS Kids Sprout
  • Univision