BLACKWATER Promotions is a Philadelphia production company focused on film and photography. The combined skills and experience of our team covers a wide range of ways we can bring your story to life. Our goal is to move people, and our obsession with details has helped us curate content that provokes and enlightens different shades of ideas. Through film and photography, we believe that will create work that will shape your future.
Zela’s interest in Film and Photography started during the early stages of high school. He began his career as an amateur food and beverage social media photographer, taking pictures for brands like Chipotle and Chick-fil-A before enjoying his meal. Now, he uses his artistic and creative ability to produce everything from executive headshots to promotional videos. Zela works closely with clients to bring out the best of their company for the world to see.
Joel’s passion for videography began while shooting amateur videos with school friends. He now uses that passion to produce everything from social media to corporate overview videos. With experience creating videos for mom & pops to Fortune 500 companies, Joel’s originality and creativity is scalable across all industries and can bring any brand to life. His background in music production allows Joel to combine audio and visuals to produce seamless videos.
Michael brings a little light to every situation, with the role as senior photographer, using honesty, respect, and organizational skills he is able to create a well lit atmosphere. Having graduated with a BFA in Photography, he uses his artistic skill in a well blended manner when working with client projects. Michael will make sure every project shines.
Carlos’ passion for all things artistic began in elementary school when he discovered he enjoyed drawing comics more than reading them. Much to his parents’ chagrin, he dedicated himself to learning all he could about as many extracurricular subjects as he could find teachers. Carlos has spent the last decade designing for bands, creating music, and producing concerts and installations in and around the DC area.
Robb is a Temple University Fox School of Business graduate. He has proven to work efficiently with local businesses with his keen sense of trend-spotting in various industries. He loves meeting and working with new clients to see how we can create the most value for your product/service.