At Cineteller Productions we have a core team that works in-studio and on location to develop your story and produce the final film. We also have an extended family of cinematographers, designers and digital artists that we draw upon as needed to “make it EPIC!”

Troy Campione, Ph.D.

Troy Campione, Ph.D.

Founder and Creative Director

Troy left the start-up world to pursue his lifelong passion for creative storytelling, cinematography and music. Prior to founding Cineteller Productions he excelled as a Business Development Executive for several successful high technology companies on the East and West Coasts. He knows technology and how to pitch it. He crafted and successfully executed more than $350 million in joint development agreements over the course of a 15+ year business career. At Exxon he led billion dollar businesses in the Chemicals sector and was responsible for the safe operations of some of the world’s largest manufacturing facilities. Since his earliest days, Troy dabbled in the creative arts as an aspiring filmmaker (multi-contest winner), actor/screenwriter (Popeyes Fried Chicken commercials, original slogan), and musician (lead guitarist for New Orleans new wave and rockbands and now performing at Calvary Church - Los Gatos). If your company needs a creative perspective conveyed through cinematic media Troy is in a unique position to deliver.

Dereck Hoekstra

Dereck Hoekstra

Filmmaker

Born and raised in San Jose, Dereck is an award-winning director, cinematographer and producer. Dereck’s documentary work took 1st prize at the Social Issues Film Festival and he has completed more than 60 projects for a variety of commercial clients.

Karina Ozuna

Karina Ozuna

Assistant Director, Editor and Camera

Karina joined us as Camera Assistant in the summer of 2016 and immersed herself in the Canon’s latest cinema technology. She now pulls focus with the best of them and has elevated her contributions to include Assistant Director and Editor! “Special K” has her BA in Communications and Film Production from UC San Diego. She studied abroad in Madrid and travelled across Europe and Africa before returning to her hometown of San Jose to bless us with her talents.

Steve Young

Steve Young

Production Specialist

Hailing from the UK, Steve boasts more than 25 years experience working in the TV/ studio production and video industry. Steve has developed extensive hands-on expertise across all phases of pre and post-production including a mastery of audio capture and lighting.

Madison Campione

Madison Campione

Writer/Director

Currently studying Film & Television Production at the University of Southern California, Madison co-wrote and directed our award-winning theatrical short, Remembrance, and is now working on the script for an upcoming feature film which she plans to direct. Madison has been involved in the production of eighteen short films and videos since the age of ten and climbs rocks in her free time.

Ira Torrey

Ira Torrey

Motion Graphics Virtuoso and Assistant Editor

Since receiving his first camera at the tender age of 13, Ira has had a passion for capturing life's moments through the lens. After securing his marketing degree from Santa Clara University, Ira returned to his love for cinematic expression, honing his editing and post-production skills to help tell our stories in a compelling way.

Scott MacDonald

Scott MacDonald

Cinematographer

After a twelve year career in photojournalism, Scott is now an accomplished freelance photographer and videographer focusing on editorial, commercial work and pro audio.

Miranda Dos Santos

Miranda Dos Santos

Intern

Miranda Dos Santos is a senior at San Jose State University currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Radio, Television, and Film Production. A multi-media enthusiast, Miranda also counts journalism, broadcasting, filmmaking and production management among her multi-faceted pursuits. In her free time she enjoys long walks with her dachshund.

Katherine Mao

Katherine Mao

Intern

From an early age Kathy was drawn to the media industry, and as a junior at SJSU she has already accumulated experiences as a radio host, music composer and producer for TV commercials, sound technician, photographer and videographer. Katherine aspires to further expand her knowledge and skills in film production while completing her BA in Economics. At Cineteller Productions she will be working hard to bring forth the vision and power behind every story we tell.

Megan McDuffee

Megan McDuffee

Composer and Sound Designer

Megan honed her multi-instrumental skills at the Berklee College of Music, receiving her Masters in Orchestration for Film & TV. She also has a Bachelor of Arts in Film Scoring with a Minor in Electronic Music from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her award winning work can be heard in Hollywood produced films, television, advertisements, and video games.

Shannon Solis

Shannon Solis

Filmmaker

An Austin Texas native, Shannon is an extraordinary filmmaker who serves up a saucy, award-winning editorial style and brings loads of hands on production experience to the table. He has applied his creative flair to everything from reality TV to documentaries to corporate mega-events while maintaining his sanity and dry sense of humor. Shannon and his cowboy hat are both invaluable assets to the Cineteller team.

Eileen Turner

Eileen Turner

Graphic Designer and Art Director

Born and raised in New York City. Graduated from SUNY with a BFA in design. Eileen founded Eye for Design in Manhattan and specializes in corporate communications, branding and design.

Travis Geske

Travis Geske

Aerial Videography and Director of Photography

Award-winning photojournalist with a passion for low altitude precision aerial videography. Uses state-of-the-art video drones to capture stunning aerial imagery.

Arnel Cayabyab

Arnel Cayabyab

Timelapse Specialist

Arnel is an award-winning Bay Area filmmaker and creative collaborator specializing in motion-controlled time-lapse photography. He graduated from UC Davis with two degrees: economics and technocultural studies.

Julie Krigel

Julie Krigel

Presentation Design and Corporate Communications

Born and raised in San Jose. Graduated UCLA with a BA in design. Julie specializes in corporate communcations, ID and branding.