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• • THE TEAM • •


 
 
 

AJ MESTER

CO-FOUNDER / CINEMATOGRAPHER

AJ has over 10 years of professional experience in the television and film industry. His eye for composition and ability for visually portraying emotion naturally led him to specializing in Cinematography. However, his sense of leadership has highly developed his skills in Directing and Producing. This range of expertise has built an effective and open mindset with creating content - in its many forms.

 

BRIAN ZWIENER

CO-FOUNDER / EDITOR

With his professional experience exceeding 10 years, Brian specializes in Editing and Post Production.  His portfolio ranges from short films, feature films and music videos using next-generation, Final Cut Pro X workflows.  Aside from editing, Brian has begun mastering the art of color correcting, animating and music design. He continuously seeks out new ways to be ahead of the curve.

 
 
 

KATHLEEN ZWIENER

CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER / PRODUCER

With a passion for storytelling and the know-how to bring those stories into reality, Katie has an insatiable desire to get stuff done. She has expertise in business development, copywriting and creative development both in the US and abroad. Before joining Synthesis Creative, Katie produced content for several NGOs including Amnesty International. She looks forward to working with you to make your vision a reality.

 

DARWIN MINARD

PRODUCER / VISUAL EFFECTS

Darwin's has nearly a decade of professional visual effects and editing experience. On set as a VFX supervisor, his attention to detail allows for even greater potential for productions. Shooting to edit is always the goal and he gears a workflow designed around FCPX. In post, he leads a team of CG and compositing artists specializing in Nuke, Maya, 3DS Max, lightwave, and Adobe. Artistry, continuity, and communication are at the forefront of Darwin's mind.