Company Information and Team Member Profiles
Vito Taverna founded Taverna Productions & Media, back in 2000. Starting Taverna Productions in his house, Vito has built the company through hard work and realizing after meeting with clients that what they needed was affordable, quality video production in Buffalo. Now based in Clarence, NY Vito continues to build partnerships with our clients.
While still offering video for the broadcast industry we have fully integrated into internet videos, training videos, aerial videos and TV commercials and hope to continue to grow in the ever-changing technological world.
The biggest complement we get is the repeat business and loyalty from our clients.
Vito Taverna, Owner of Taverna Productions & Media, has over 20 years experience working in video production. He started his career working at Tavco, his father’s company until 2000, when he decided to start Taverna Productions. His background in marketing aids in designing ads and campaigns for clients that are both visually exciting and meets their marketing goals, helping clients to get more business. Vito is personally involved heavily in every project and on set works as Director and Videographer ensuring everything runs smooth and stays on budget.
Ryan Thompson, Producer/Editor at Taverna Productions & Media, graduated from Niagara University with a BA in Communications. She has over 8 years experience in video production and marketing. As producer she creatively write scripts, manages talent, props, scheduling and direction to ensure each production runs as smooth as possible. As editor, her specialty is telling your story through creative scriptwriting and seamless editing of testimonials to create compelling videos. She also has experience as a photographer.
Hillery Dennies, Marketing Assistant & Account Executive, graduated from Houghton College with a BA in Integrated Marketing Communications. Hillery has worked extensively in sales and marketing over the course of her professional career. Her interests lie in social media and media buying. As the marketing assistant, she devises comprehensive marketing plans that extend as far as television, radio, social media outlets, and even print. Her goal is to really understand the client’s message, then broadcast it through the best platforms possible! On set, she helps with script writing, talent scouting, scheduling, and set organization.