Christina (Founder, CEO and Creative Director at Skillman Video Group, LLC) has over seven years experience in the Cable Television Industry and a background in corporate video and documentary production. Previous accolades include winning a national award in the 2003 Hometown Video Festival for her documentary ” Billericay, England” and in February 2009, she won two Awards at the 2009 New England Legal Marketing Association “Your Honor” Awards sponsored by the Wall Street Journal. In 2014 Skillman Video Group was selected as the “2014 Best Business of Boston” in the category of Video/Film Production by the Best Businesses of Boston Award Program. She is a member of the MIT Enterprise Forum and the Boston Chamber of Commerce. Christina has a Bachelor of Science degree in Television, Radio & Film Production from Syracuse University , Newhouse School of Communications. Contact Christina at email@example.com to see what SVG can do for you.
Chuck Green (Director of Photography) has a BA in filmmaking with many years of experience working in both analog/true film and digital video, both High Definition and 4K/UHD. He won a New England Emmy® in 2012, has worked as both a DP and videographer for television, commercials, corporations and universities, 5 documentaries, dramatic projects, music performances, live theatre, and events. He has filmed in 12 states, including all of New England. He co-taught a course The Art of Interview, has been a panelist at the Documentary Summit, and is passionate about quality. He works regularly in Ultra High Definition and Full 4K, and is giving a presentation this spring called “4K is Far More Than a Shipload of Pixels”. He has a known soft spot for puns. Chuck came to work at Skillman Video Group as a Director of Photography & Producer in 2012 and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Jack Wall (Marketing Coordinator) earned his degree in Film and Television Production from Boston University’s College of Communication. Since beginning with SVG as an intern, Jack has used his passion for images, visual language, and writing to envision new ways that businesses can represent themselves online. After working in the Boston area in documentary production at Northern Lights, Jack comes back to SVG with a developed skill set of Marketing Analysis and Strategy, SEO Management, Cinematography, and Editing. Please contact Jack at Jack@skillmanvideogroup.com
Merilee A. Kern, MBA (Senior PR Strategist) has been marketing and publicizing multi-industry B2B and B2C programs, products, and services since 1994. Throughout her career, Kern has strategized, developed, executed and managed innovative MarComm and public relations initiatives that have driven visibility, growth and profitability for the many companies across a broad spectrum of industries. Among other deliverables, she secures top-tier regional and national press placements across all mediums: online, print, and broadcast TV and radio. Kern holds an M.B.A. degree with a marketing specialty and a B.S. degree, both earned from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She also received “Marketing on the Internet” certification from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.
Maciej (SEO Advisor at Skillman Video Group) uses video SEO and social media to not just to drive traffic to your brand, but to transform the conversation about it. He has worked with B2B companies to help them with their SEO and Social Media from small to large scale projects. Maciej spends a lot of time analyzing data along the whole funnel from interactions on social media networks and your website even down to your CRM to make sure that the campaigns are generating results. Periodically Maciej sets out around the globe to geek out at entrepreneurial hubs like San Francisco, Mumbai, Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), and Berlin to pick up on the best practices from different entrepreneurs.Being passionate about marketing, Maciej taught himself Search Engine Optimization (SEO) while working for startups in Boston and New York City in the life sciences and technology sectors. There he lead online marketing efforts, managed developers, and helped grow the businesses from startups to even an Inc. 500 company. Maciej studied History and Science at Harvard University.
Matt McIntosh (Creative Director at Skillman Video Group) has been making commercials and videos for over 15 years in the Boston area. He is film school-educated with a Master of Arts from Boston University, and is an award-winning filmmaker. His films have placed in festivals nationally, in some cases taking 1st prize. He has been working over 7 years as a Director, Executive Producer and Creative Director at Boston-based production houses. He has hundreds of videos and spots, both for web and TV, to his credit and he has worked with an impressive list of brands. Matt is excited to join Skillman Video Group, LLC and our team of “marketing wizards”. That’s what it’s all about: making exceptional videos to leverage the best stories and get our clients results!