Khoa Le was an accomplished musician before shifting to film & video. He’s directed and produced countless corporate and commercial projects, award-winning films, a TV Pilot for the New York Yankees, the Bahamas’ #1 hit TV show BTC Starmakers, and recently his first full-length feature, Walt Before Mickey. Khoa started Live Picture Studios to bring the Hollywood look and story to the wedding industry.
Mannequin Challenge - Live Picture Studios After having our team gathering, we decided to be a bit more spontaneous and do the mannequin challenge lol. Let us know what you think!
Marilyn Arias started out in real estate before deciding to pursue her passion for film & video and besides now being one of Live Picture Studios’ most valued producers, Marilyn is also our resident salsa dancing instructor, but our skills are no reflection on her abilities.
Frank Bull likes 3 things: Jean Claude Van Damme movies, air hockey, and Jean Claude Van Damme movies. In all seriousness, Frank turned a part-time production internship at LPS into a full-time post-production career and has been a crucial part of our success ever since.
Lauren Young started out editing her own videos on Windows Movie Maker when she was 12 years old and had no idea it would turn into a career that would be just as fun all these years later! Lauren studied film at NYU and quickly became the head editor here at Live Picture Studios since coming aboard.
Khoi Le has been developing websites and various ecommerce platforms for the last 16 years. When he is not writing codes and analyzing data for Live Picture Studios, he enjoys spending time with his family and having fun with his two wonderful and beautiful daughters.
Jean Farinella is Live Picture Studios’ resident performer. She’s been taking singing lessons and performing in local musicals since she was little and, after pursuing a career in teaching, Jean was one of the original core members of LPS and her value to the team cannot be overstated.
Tanatad Pruktaveesub graduated from Bangkok University in 2005 and worked in the camera department at Gear Head Co.,Ltd. in Thailand before moving to NYC to study cinematography. Since joining LPS as a director of photography, Tan’s becomes an invaluable part of the team.
Marco Mora started out editing video from the internet for fun, but once he started shooting his own footage, it was love at first sight. He was invited on a project as a student by Live Picture Studios’ founder Khoa and, since then, Marco has evolved into one of our most skilled directors of photography.
Aleksandr Villamariona has always had a deep love for music and the visual arts and on top of being one of LPS’s most valued assets, he also works as an editorial fashion photographer & videographer, retoucher, hair stylist, and makeupartist. Aleksandr’s an avid surfer and skateboarder as well.
Jason Ducusin studied audio engineering and production at the Institute of Audio Research in Manhattan as well as ProTools for TV and film before finding his way to Live Picture Studios. Now, when he’s not shooting weddings for us, Jason enjoys photographing landscapes and making his own short films.
Andrew Abuan studied Communication Media at nearby Kean University and enjoys hanging out with friends and family, eating burgers, making music, watching Netflix, and going to baseball games in his spare time. Andrew also has a passion for visual storytelling that permeates all his work.
Joel Zaro has a hyperactive imagination and tries to harness his creativity through drawing, music, photography, and video production. He’s also an avid swimmer and Tae Kwon Do student and we’re excited to have this renaissance man on the Live Picture Studios team!
Ying Ross has been working as a Director of Photography for over 23 years. She’s worked on TV commercials, music videos, short films, and award-winning feature films including 2004’s Shutter, which would go on to receive the Hollywood remake treatment. Ying is also one of LPS’s most valuable assets.
Paul Jaigua was first introduced to film & video production in high school and the more he learned, the more fascinated he became. He decided to study the craft at New Jersey City University and is now one of Live Picture Studios’ true media artists.
Stevenson Guillaume’s passion for film & video began at a young age when he made his mom a video collage complete with a soundtrack for her birthday! He’s been a film fanatic ever since—his all-time favorites are Spawn and Constantine—and is now one of LPS’s most valuable editors!
Egor Morozov studied theater and fine arts economy in his native Russia before getting his start as a grip/electric. He quickly became a gaffer and, since then, has worked on more than a dozen feature films and countless commercials and TV projects. Now, Egor’s one of our top gaffers and directors of photography.
Ed Cunanan is a lover of all the arts and practices more than a few, including dancing, drawing, painting, music, videography, and photography. He believes film & video to be the best way to funnel all his interests into one art form and we’re happy to give him that opportunity.
Natalia Delgado is a film and TV series fanatic and considers Donnie Darko, Breaking Bad, and Game of Thrones to be among her favorites. She also enjoys reading and writing and, since joining the Live Picture Studios team, Natalia’s become our office manager and one of our top producers.
Garrett Hemmerich has dreamed of being in film & video production since seeing Raging Bull at 8 years old (not recommended). He studied screen writing and media arts and worked on several video and feature film shoots before coming to Live Picture Studios as a writer and script reader.
Brandon Wei is an editor, designer, runner, and eater and enjoys them all equally and in no particular order. He also enjoys going to his favorite taqueria, rewatching Parks and Recreation, and trying to get through the deep-thinking novels that have been collecting dust on his shelf for years.