Mathieu Mazza, DP/Producer
As our primary Director of Photography and President of NCI, Mathieu has travelled to and shot in over 80 countries for our International and US Government clients. He's worked in Europe, Asia, Central and South America, and the Middle East as well as over 20 countries in Africa. He's covered amazing moments in time such as South Africa's elections in '94 that elected Nelson Mandela as President to Beyoncé teaming up with Tommy Hilfiger to launch his perfume True Star Gold on Mustique Island. He's been the DP on crews covering natural disasters in Haiti, New Orleans and New York City in 2012 where Superstorm Sandy made landfall on the New York City harbor to conflict zones in Bosnia in '94 and Afghanistan in 2001. He covered USO Tours in Iraq, Kosovo and Bosnia with celebrities Arnold Schwarzenegger, Wayne Newton, Kid Rock, Brittany Murphy, Robert De Niro, Jessica Simpson. And he was the DP for several American Presidential Specials.
He is Co-Creator and DP on the Emmy Award winning series SAYARI, a kids globe trekking show. He is also the DP for the documentary CHASING DANCE featuring choreographer Chase Brock and his dance company The Chase Brock Experience that was twice nominated for a New England Emmy as well as the DP for the documentary Fightlady about the world of amateur female boxing which features female boxing promoter Wanda "Fightlady" Countiss and Franchon "The Heavy Hitting Diva" Crews-Dezurn.
Born in France in '62, Mathieu obtained his Baccalaureate at the military academy of St Cyr, and studied law at Universite Paris XIII. He made his move to the US in '84 and was naturalized in the fall of '04.
Tracy Mazza, Producer
As co-owner and Vice-President of NCI, Tracy coordinates crews and production logistics. As a producer, she is Co-Creator and Executive Producer of the Emmy Award winning series SAYARI. She has also field produced short pieces and coordinated press junkets for ET, The Insider, Rachael Ray and Extra in addition to corporate videos for The World Bank Group. She produced the documentaries Fightlady, CHASING DANCE, NDEGE NDOGO Little Bird, and the short film John Wulp 88 featuring his poetry shot in Maine on the island Vinalhaven. In March 2018 she was the East Coast production coordinator for the multi-media coverage of the Saudi Trade Delegation to the US.
Tracy grew up in and around Washington, DC obtaining her liberal arts degree from Salisbury State University in 1988. For nearly 10 years she was a partner in a special events and trade show signage company. Her transition to video production began in '01.
Louis Celano, Editor
Louis's limitless potential is being lightly tapped here at NCI and we dare you to push him further. In addition to straight-forward video editing, his mastery extends to animation, 3D modeling, virtual reality, and mixing audio. He uses the Adobe Suite as well as: Cinema 4d, Unity, Autopano, Logic Pro x, & Ableton Live.
He is based in Baltimore and has been making videos in the DMV since he was a middle schooler uploading to YouTube.
SHARIF PENDLETON, Designer
Sharif is a designer of many things. At NCI he's our go to multimedia designer. Including time spent as an instructor in colleges in Philadelphia, he has over 10 years experience bringing design and education together to create unexpectedly engaging experiences.
For E-learning examples, visit http://sharifpendleton.com/designlearning/
Juliette Mazza,Office Production Assistant & Stills Photographer