We are an agency of award-winners, quality zealots, brand whisperers, creative directors, movie directors, quantitative focusers, technology jockeys, story boarders and story builders. Whether we are creating a full length feature film or a ten second social media spot, The Red Thread team is striving to make an impact on our audience.

Nadine C. Licostie

Exec Producer / Director/ Principal

With her passion for theater, film, television, and new media, Nadine has directed projects with some of the top talent across these diverse media….

Connie Grazia

Exec Producer / Director/ Principal

Connie has been at the helm of award-winning powerful storytelling in film, broadcast, live events, commercials, and branded content…

Erin Aftisse

Project Manager

Erin has over 20 years of experience producing and coordinating meetings and conventions for corporations such as M&M Mars, Telemundo, L’Oréal, Subaru…

Phil Allocco

Writer / Director / Filmmaker

Phil has garnered over 40 awards for his films and screenplays in categories such as Best Director, Best Narrative Feature, Best Short Film, Best Screenplay…

John Andersen

Post-Production Supervisor

John brings 13 years of experience to his role as post production supervisor. In addition to managing Red Thread’s media server, database and archive…

Joanne Corrar

Director of Operations

Joanne brings a diverse work experience to Red Thread, including 20 years of experience managing corporate communications and event production companies…

Kyra Donahoo

Production Coordinator

Kyra is a multi-faceted creative with 7+ years of experience in casting, social media, and photography. She has been recognized by publications such as Vogue, Interview Magazine, and The Cut…

Melissa Doyle

Writer / Creative Director

Melissa has worked in the entertainment and communications industries for over 20 years. Her work is diverse and across a variety of mediums – artistic director of Women’s Workshop in NYC…

Jackie Eagan

Producer / Post-Production Supervisor

Jackie brings over two decades of award winning editing, producing and directing experience to the Red Thread team. Her contributions include producing on-site for live events for…

Jeff Ertz

Director Post Production & Technology

Jeff Ertz is a broadcast and film editor, sound designer, post systems administrator and composer whose work spans platforms and media. At Red Thread…

Deirdre Hughes


Deirdre Hughes is an Executive Producer with more than 20 years of experience leading teams across platforms from Emmy-winning television to digital and non-profit productions…

Lisa Kaiser

Production Coordinator

Lisa Kaiser has been working with Red Thread for 20 years. She is a translator (English<>French) and an artist, with her Masters in painting from NYU…

James Keseling

Production Coordinator

James is a creative who takes pride in being thoughtful and detail-oriented. His ability to work well under pressure is valued by his photo, video, and web dev clients…

Adrienne Klein Ratto


Emmy winning TV producer Adrienne Klein Ratto has more than 15 years experience as a news producer with CNN. She has received recognition for…

Rachel Lengel

Producer / Director

Rachel is a producer who began her television career at the BBC’s factual entertainment office in New York. She has produced content for The…

Wynne McCormick

Assistant Editor

Wynne McCormick is an assistant editor with a background in web development and content management at companies including…

An invisible red thread connects those who are destined to meet, regardless of time, place, and circumstance. The thread may stretch or tangle. But it will never break. (Chinese Proverb)

For the people at Red Thread, it represents the connections you make in your life that so often seem to be about destiny. Our name reflects an awareness that we are bound to our clients and to the people with whom we work and signifies our everlasting connection.

Peter Mariuzza


Peter has worked in the film and video industry for 20 years, 15 as a director of photography. Peter’s various shooting styles and his…

Tony Grazia

Producer / Director

With over 25 years in the film and commercial industry, Tony has earned a reputation for his integrity, creativity and cutting-edge innovative filmmaking. He…