WHAT WE DO
Panem Pictures is a collective of passionate filmmakers, intent on building and nurturing strong relationships with like-minded clients.
We joined forces as creative collaborators to share the principles of powerful storytelling, engaging the audience in the most compelling ways imaginable.
Together we’ve created a seamless foundation of skill and process to develop projects from concept to delivery. We approach each project with a singular focus on our client’s unique background and vision.
Whether we’re producing commercials, branded content or short documentary films, we believe in substance and style bringing out the best in each other, while sacrificing neither for budget or media platform.
WHO WE ARE
We are Michael, Emily and Matt.
We look forward to the opportunity to meet, collaborate and work with you in the very near future.
Director / Photographer
Michael’s roots are in photography, from fine art to editorial portraiture and advertising campaigns. He's since expanded into directing commercials and brand videos for global clients. In addition, he has written and directed many award-winning short films. His passion is in the moving image and storytelling.
– Swimmer, gardener, cook
Director / Executive Producer
Emily has a diverse background working in international journalism and photojournalism, producing print and motion commercial campaigns, and more recently making award-winning short films. Altogether, these varied ventures and perspectives have provided her with a broad insight into ways and means to tell stories, in both word and image.
– Traveler, poet, Dutch-language student
Director / Director of Photography
Matt has deep expertise in crafting and shooting commercials. Through working the camera with many top commercial directors, he learned to master strategic techniques for visual storytelling, and developed a clear understanding of clients' needs and priorities. He enjoys the close interaction with clients and creativity that branded content offers.
– Tennis player, cocktail maker, dog lover