Vimeo Experts is a brand new program designed to help video professionals grow their business and stay connected to industry talents in our increasingly digital-first world.

Vimeo Experts exists to elevate the work of the amazing community of pros who call Vimeo home, through training and certification in subjects directly tailored to your needs as an industry professional.

We’re excited to celebrate the launch of Vimeo Experts by featuring 10 of the outstanding creators who have joined so far. They come from all over the globe, tackle everything ranging from motion design to cinematography, and work with a wide range of brands, non-profits, and start ups.

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What is Vimeo Experts?

Vimeo Experts is a program built to nurture, educate, and connect filmmaking professionals from all walks of life and specialties.

We hope you’ll consider joining this exciting new community, which is free to all paid subscribers, and then take the steps (including getting Vimeo Certified) to make sure your work is getting out in front of some of the innovative brands using Vimeo every day.

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10 Vimeo Experts paving the way in film

Ibrahim Zafar | Founder + CEO, Lens End Media

Ibrahim is the founder and CEO of Lens End Media, a video production and digital marketing agency based in Washington, D.C. Born in Pakistan and raised in North Carolina, Ibrahim has created a business that tackles end-to-end production for companies from a wide range of industries, including hospitals, political campaigns, non-profits, tech companies and startups.

Felicia Manning | Founder, Fe Brand Films

Founder | Fe Brand Films Felicia is the founder of Fe Brand Films, an L.A.-based commercial production studio focused on brand experiences through storytelling.

Fe Brand, which typically takes on commercials, branded content, short films, and music videos, has partnered with a mix of large (including SAP and BEHR) and smaller (including Pawena Studio and Arcley) clients, and leans toward human-interest topics, character-driven stories, and cinematic aesthetics.

Enrica Cavalli | Producer, Director, and Editor

Enrica Cavalli is an SF-based producer, director and editor who has worked for clients as diverse as Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco, Palo Alto Grishin Robotics and Deutsche Bank Labs.

Born and raised in Sardina, Italy, Enrica currently calls San Francisco home. Since 2006, she has been collaborating with Arte-Mide, an organization that documents the craft of Venetian women through art.

Tom Ruddock | Director and Co-Founder, View 35 Films

Tom is a London-based Director and Writer, and the co-founder (along with Shelley Ruddock) of View 35 Films founded in 2017. Whether working in films, commercials, music videos, or branded content, View 35 brings a story-first, highly empathetic approach to everything they do.

Tom has worked with brands including Unilever, Facebook, Google, and Universal Music, but he is especially excited to be currently working on his first feature film. To date, Tom has received Vimeo Staff Picks for two of his excellent shorts, “Jacob’s Blessing” and “Runaway.”

Maya Table | Director

Maya Table, a 2021 Adweek, Creative 100: Visionary Director and 2021 Adobe Mentor, is a triple threat director, editor and producer. Recently directing credits include commercials and digital content for Google, SELF magazine, Lululemon, SoundCloud, and PBS.

In 2018, she wrote and directed her first short documentary, “Reclaiming Nappy” which was featured on Facebook Watch and at Facebook’s 2019 Sundance Festival panel. Her next and first narrative short film “Dating App”, was featured by Issa Rae and FoxSoul.

Jarrett DePasquale | Director and Producer

Jarrett DePasquale is a New York based filmmaker with over a decade of experience in award-winning commercials, music videos, branded content and feature films. A graduate of the School of Visual Arts, Jarrett is an Executive Producer at Complex Networks, and has partnered on projects with brands including Sprite, Adidas, and NBA2K.

Ernesto Guadalupe | Director, Cinematographer, and Editor

Ernesto Guadalupe is a NYC native with years of experience behind the lens. He completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts at Syracuse University in 2005 with a major in Film, and then made the transition from internships to employment at several Fortune 500 companies, to eventually landing in the network broadcast world, working as both a skilled editor and director of photography. Among the clients he’s tackled projects for over the last few years are Complex, Ralph Lauren, NBC News, Uber, and Reebok.

Dave Jones | Director of Photography and Co-founder, TreeTop Productions

Dave Jones is the co-founder and head of all things visual at TreeTop Productions, a video production company focused on helping creative agencies make great content for their clients.

Treetop’s goal is to be a true agency partner, enhancing the creative, providing support, and relieving pressure, and some of their recent clients include BMW, Google, Samsung and Siemens.

Natalie Schwan | Director and Co-founder, Velocity Creatives

Natalie Schwan is the founder (and winner of multiple Telly Awards!) of the L.A.-based production company Velocity Creatives, a full service production company which has tackled commercial projects for brands including Colgate and Aura Frames and music videos for artists including Aish Divine and Nightmares on Wax.

Bart Miko | Art Director and Motion Designer

Bart Miko is a London-based freelance Art Director/Motion designer. 

Over the last few years, Bart Miko has tackled projects for a wide range of clients, including Nike, Marvel and Adobe. When it comes to building his experience in the industry, Bart said, “Learn not to give up too quickly, and not to be afraid of making mistakes, as those are opportunities to learn something, not a point of failure.”

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