...creates television commercials, web videos, marketing films, documentaries, music videos. Our 3,000 square foot studio and prop inventory is located in an historic mill building in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
Lots of companies shoot video, but we tell stories; utilizing cinematography, original music and a personal hands-on commitment to our clients. We help brands incorporate their story into the consumer's story.
We have a great group of highly skilled writers, cinematographers, photographers, editors, musicians and animators that crank out awesome content.
John is an award winning Producer, Director and Composer. He has created content for some of the worlds best known brands. He was a partner in Jam Design, a busy Production Design studio in NYC until he was recruited By Hasbro to start Hasbro Studios in RI where he worked until 2013. After a year long sabbatical he started Film922 with his wife Katy Magee. After 4 years of incredible growth Film922 rebranded to Massimoto Media. John has created nationally televised music for Sean John, Micheal Jordan, Phat Farm, Hasbro and produced and or directed hundreds of commercials, marketing videos and documentaries.
Katy Magee has art directing credits from television, feature films and live events. She has created dozens of commercials for Macys and Honda, was the Art Director for the Andy Milinakis show on MTV. Since founding Massimoto Media with her husband John Papa, she has been the last say on design and look on hundreds of productions over the last several years. Katy has an MFA from Kent State University
Joseph is a cinematographer with the International Cinematographers Guild working in film and commercials. Joseph studied film with a focus on cinematography at The New England Institute of Art in Boston, Massachusetts. Early on, Joseph found a passion for framing with purpose, shaping light, and crafting a look that fits whatever his projects call for. He finds his inspiration with his directors and creatives loves the notion of creating. He loves being New England based but, travels around the world to shoot projects that speak to him.
His career includes a multitude of projects and styles including documentary, fashion, narrative and politicals. Joseph has spent much of his career working with kids both in toy commercials and narrative projects.
Joseph always seeks projects of value and meaning. With Massimoto Media he has been thrilled to take part in commercial, corporate, television and passion projects. Joseph has been working with us since the beginning and has greatly enjoyed the atmosphere and experience.
Steve Block has been creating effective and award-winning advertising for some of the largest brands in the world for over twenty years. He has worked for agencies which include BBDO, Uproar@DDB and Dimassimo/Goldstein, for brands like Visa, Pizza Hut, Charles Schwab, Snickers, Frito Lay, Hasbro, Topps, Office Depot, Tostitos, Lugz, Topps, Play-Doh, and Suntrust Bank, and his work has been recognized by the Art Director’s Club Young Guns, Addy, Telly, Mobius, and others. One of his commercials won an AICP award and is a part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art. Steve is also an artist and illustrator who has created work for Late Night with Seth Myers and SNL.
Tim is an award-winning digital and print designer and developer. As Creative Director at a number of NY ad agencies, Tim managed the design and development of web sites, mobile apps, email and banner campaigns and videos, and has brought his copywriting, content development, and search engine optimization skills to products developed for some of the best known organizations in the world.
With a wide-ranging background in the consumer corporate, not-for-profit, entertainment, pharmaceutical and banking industries, Tim brings more than 20 years experience to the creative table.
Tim is also an accomplished composer and multi-instrumentalist, with a wide range of writing and production credits to his name.
Our clients include: Hasbro, Mashable, Cuisinart, TOMY International, Dorel Juvenile, Little Kids, Inc., Velcro, Toy State International, Lionel Trains.
Little Kids Inc.
Toy State International