OUR TEAM


Our team of talented and multi-disciplined creatives work closely together to produce work for advertising agencies, marketing and public relations firms, businesses and non-profit organizations of all sizes. We craft videos, invent compelling animations and capture beautiful images. Founded in 2009, we worked hard to establish a culture of service to our clients with the single aim of creating great video. Our vision is to be the most trusted boutique video production agency in the tri state area. We believe that if we craft compelling contemporary stories that bear the hallmark of creativity, we can inspire our clients audience.
Our Promise

We believe in being transparent about who we are.
We are a small team of artists and experts, each with his/her own set of skills that we bring to each project with a single aim in mind; to make a great video.

JOHN
HANSEN

Producer / Creative Director
After graduating with a film degree from Full Sail University, John started his career in Los Angeles where he worked editing on-air promos for Warner Bros. and ABC Disney. Adding motion graphics and 3D animation to his bag of tricks, he developed a prolific freelance career as a producer/editor that kept him producing short-form creative content for numerous studios and other clients. His west coast experience culminated in the founding of Core Studios after moving back to the east coast. When he's not working or spending time with family and friends, he can usually be found creating interesting sounds and producing music in his home studio.

JOHN
DECKER

Producer / Director / Photographer
Inspired. Authentic. Imaginative. John crafts compelling stories through imagery that speaks to our emotions. After graduating with a film degree from Mason Gross School of the Arts, John went on to study photography at the International Center of Photography in New York. His work is centered around simple, human stories that connect us to each other. His unique cinematic eye has garnered him a wide variety of assignments in Iceland, France, Ireland, the Caribbean, Central America and across the U.S. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his two sons, surfing, traveling, and reading books in his home away from home, a 19th century Benedictine monastery in the the Hudson river valley.

LUCIANO
MARCAO

Motion Designer
A consummate animator and motion graphic designer, Luciano was born, raised, and influenced by the sights and sounds of his native homeland of Sao Paulo, Brazil. While fluent in several languages, it’s the language of the visual arts that drives and inspires him to create the strikingly minimalist style for which is he is known for.

GREG
GOMES

Drone Pilot / Helicopter Pilot
A passionate aviator, Greg has over 20 years of combined “Remote Controlled” aerial-platform flying and photography experience which gives him the tools and know how to capture the perfect shot every time. When not recording a spectacular cinematic moment or flying his own personal helicopter, Greg can be found spending time with his wife and newborn son, Harvey.

BONNIE
CARBONE

Producer / Camera Operator / Editor
Immersed in the arts her entire life, Bonnie graduated with a degree in Cinematography/Photography from The School of Visual Arts, New York City. Having worked on such productions as The History Channel's American Pickers as casting producer and location scout to camera operator for Oscar de la Renta’s fashion shows, Bonnie is a multi-talented addition to the Core team. When not immersed in a project, Bonnie can be found hanging out with her dog Doozy, her family and friends, and nature, from which she derives her creative inspiration.

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