Joe Van Wie
Following a spirited and notorious adolescence in Northeastern Pennsylvania, Joe did a stretch at New York University and ended up spending nearly a decade as an accomplished part of the New York City’s lively film and TV industry. During this time, he racked up credits ranging from producing feature films premiering at international film festivals to directing and producing content for a variety of national cable television networks. His most recent film is the locally-shot award-winning feature Forged. Joe is an active board member on the boards of Dress for Success, The Scranton Club and the American Advertising Federation of NEPA. Joe is also a member of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the American Association of Political Consultants, and two time Pollie award winner.
Brando Van Wie
Chief Creative Officer/Mascot
Brando’s job usually involves helping prevent major terrorist attacks on the United States, saving both civilian lives and government administrations. On many occasions, Brando does so at great personal expense, as those he thwarts subsequently target him and his loved ones. He is not a crooked agent, however Brando’s frequent use of torture to gather information has generated much controversy and discussion.
Director of Digital Media
Jamie Hannigan graduated from the University of Delaware with a double degree in Mass Communication and English with a concentration in Creative Writing, along with a minor in Art. At JVW, Jamie is able to find a synergy of her varied interests through graphic and web design. In addition to design, Jamie frequently acts as a liaison between the creative team and clients, working to ensure efficient and effective communication. She also basically runs the office. Outside of JVW, Jamie is Vice President of the American Advertising Federation of Northeast PA.
Assistant Director of Digital Media
Born in jail. Named after a dictator. Lover of clementines. Barks for blood.
General Sales Manager
Bio coming soon!
Set Production Assistant, Camera Operator
Megan Lee graduated from Keystone College with a BA in Visual Arts with a Photography concentration and a Digital Media minor. At JVW, she’s an energetic foot soldier of the production team around set and on location.
Megan is a jack of all trades; photographer, writer, camera operator, artist, and avid traveler. She’s also a team member at Steam Magnolias Production Company and has served on various short and feature-film crews. Returning to the community after almost three years abroad, she currently resides in Factoryville, where you’ll never find her, because she’s carrying equipment and flying the Millennium Falcon at hyper-speed.
Post-Production Manager and Gaffer
Audiences around the world fell in love with David Corigliano in 1984, when he played “the redheaded toddler” in an internationally-broadcast Pampers commercial. As with many child stars, the sudden success was too much to handle. Following a string of arrests and rehab stints in the 80’s, he left the world of film and television.
Now – nearly 30 years later – David Corigliano triumphantly returns at JVW Inc, serving as (what’s my title?). In addition to his work at JVW, Corigliano has also served on various short and feature-film crews, including locally-shot “Forged”, and most recently as production designer on “The Paragon Cortex”. He currently resides in Scranton and in his spare time works on the screenplay for his magnum opus, “Cop Night: Night of the Cops”.
Director of Photography
Lindsay Barrasse, master of creativity, has a keen eye for the art and science of motion picture photography. She records light and other electromagnetic radiation electronically by means of an image sensor. As a lover of the film industry, Lindsay is a member of The Friends of The American Society of Cinematography (ASC) and supporter of Women In Film (WIF). She is also a member of American Advertising Federation of Scranton (AAF) and The Junior League of Scranton (JLS). She is extremely multi-faceted and highly skilled on set. In the editing room, she excels in color grading. She has won awards locally as well as internationally for her works. She believes in the coming of Gozer the Traveler. He will come in one of the pre-chosen forms. We must prepare for the coming of Gozer.