Telling stories is our passion. Video is our language.


Founder: 

ALESSANDRO RAFANELLI

is a New York based Cinematographer, director and Producer with over 15 years experience in the film and video industry. He's worked in nearly all aspects of the business and his reputation is for providing great service with a positive attitude. Recent work has included shooting segments for NatGeo's "Brain Surgery Live" show in addition to shooting commercials for major Broadway shows, and storytelling projects for corporate and nonprofit entities. He founded Cima Image Arts to help clients find high value solutions for video with with the discipline, creativity and devotion that comes from working in film. He is also a co-founder of the adventure travel website Embark.org.

Partners:

Jay Lavely

is a creative producer and technical wizard with a diversity of skills that few people in the industry can match. His experience as a Line Producer for major networks combined with a passion and hands on experience with film technology allows him to bring together the right people and gear to get the job done.

 

Sarah Russell

is a multi-talented storyteller and producer known for crafting top rated television. Her experience on hits such as Animal Planet's TreeHouse Masters, The Last Alaskans among other shows has proven her ability to tell stories while pulling together major resources on a deadline.