History... Professional Bios

Thom Marini, Director and Cinematographer

With 27 years of experience as a Cinematographer and Director of Photography, Thom Marini has had an interesting and varied career. While film and television production dominated his studies at the University of Miami and Ithaca College, Thom credits the exceptional filmmakers craftsmen and women he has worked with over the years as his real mentors.

As a cinematographer, he has traveled extensively throughout the U.S. and Canada, as well as Ireland, Germany, the U.K., Mexico and the Caribbean. His assignments are varied and range from award winning commercials to filming Opel's new car models on the company's test tracks in Germany; to documenting the lives of the poor in the indigenous villages and colonies of Chiapas, Mexico.

In addition to corporate films, TV spots and documentaries, Thom has acted as Director of Photography for three Independent Feature Films and performed 2nd Unit Photography for a fourth.

Most recently, Thom has joined Kodak's "Stop By & Shoot Film" program as a teaching DP.

Contact: Thom Marini, 1-585-943-5224

Lou Angora, Producer and Writer

With over 27 years experience in film and video production, Lou Angora has written, produced and directed television commercials, corporate video presentations, broadcast programs, and live satellite video broadcasts. An educational background in Journalism has formed a basis for his documentary-style approach to video & film production and scriptwriting.

Lou is also owner and president of Admar Group, a marketing communications consulting company near Rochester, NY. He has managed regional, national and international advertising, marketing and public relations campaigns representing corporate and professional clients in public and private sectors.

Contact: Lou Angora, 1-585-377-7020

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