our team consists of creative professionals that love filmmaking
Managing Partner | Director | Editor
Jessica is a native of Erie, PA and a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University College of Communications where she earned a B.A. in Film and Video. Her extensive portfolio of work includes published photography of national musical acts including Ludacris, The Avett Brothers, F.U.N., as well as many regional and local artists. Working alongside Nick Taylor, she won Best Picture in a campus film festival at Penn State. Around Erie, she is well known in the music scene as the go-to for unique and professional music videos. She became a Google Trusted Photographer in order to capitalize on a new and growing technology that is quickly integrating into everyday life. She launched MenajErie Studio in 2013 as a digital media studio, and has provided numerous satisfied clients with videos, photos, virtual tours and more.
Managing Partner | Cinematographer
Nick is a native of Erie, PA and a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University Smeal College of Business with a B.S. in Accounting. He is also an accomplished musician and current member of the regional act Falling Hollywood which received back-to-back Album of the Year awards in the Erie Times News and the Erie Reader. His business background and creative tendencies drove him to co-found MenajErie Studio and currently assists in all studio work. Combined with the visual prowess of managing partner Jessica Taylor, Nick offers the audio expertise required to produce high quality productions for the studio’s clients. He is also certified in Google AdWords and able to provide businesses with valuable internet marketing solutions.
Editor | Director
Leah is a native of Erie, PA and attended Edinboro University to pursue a B.A. in Film Studies, as well as a minor in Art History. Her focus was film, and during her tenure at Edinboro University won Silver in the Edinboro Film Festival in 2014. In 2015, she teamed with MenajErie Studio in the making of her senior film, The Truth is Black and White, and won Gold at Edinboro’s Film Festival. She has always had a passion for making movies, and has proven herself as a screen writer, director, and editor. She also has a great sense of humor, which is evident throughout her works. She joined MenajErie Studio in May of 2015, and has worked on many projects as a cinematographer, photographer, and post production editor. She is a wonderful asset to the team, reinforcing the diverse knowledge of emerging media.
Motion Graphics | Editor
Greg is a native of Greenville, Pa and a graduate of Edinboro University where he earned a B.A. in Film and Video. During his last semester at Edinboro, Greg became MenajErie's first intern. While interning, he teamed with MenajErie and earned Gold for his film "Cut My Wings" at Edinboro's 2016 Weinkauf Film Festival. Upon graduating, Greg became the fourth member of MenajErie Studio. Coupled with the team's creative vision, Greg offers a variety of skills, both on set and in post-production and handles a majority of our work in animated intros and graphics.