Rhea Anna is a professional photographer and commercial director who has been creating lifestyle imagery for over two decades. Rhea’s work can be seen in award winning advertising campaigns and has been featured in Photographer’s District News’ award annual, Graphis poster annuals, and WNY addy “Best of Show”.
Most often, Rhea is called upon to shoot honest, energetic, fashion leaning lifestyle but she also specializes in working with real families, children, babies and animals for commercials, ads or e-commerce.
Chris has been in production in one form or another for his entire career. He cut his teeth in journalism as a newscast Cameraman and then Director, segueing into sports field producing NHL telecasts.
From there it was on to the ad-biz where he spent time as an agency producer, associate creative director, director of broadcast production and eventually an executive producer and partner. His passion has always been for directing, so he leveraged his experience and started directing spots in the NY market.
Rhea and Chris!
Directing as a team allows them to conquer and divide, especially on projects that have a performance component, or where Rhea is also responsible for the print aspect.
Their work is a fusion of sensibilities and discipline with collective roots in stills & motion, lifestyle, fashion, visual storytelling, real-people, cinematic documentary, dialogue and subtle effortless performance. The elements combine to bring an energy to the screen framed in life+style.
They are known for thier ability to execute complex productions, create fresh and impactful imagery while putting both client and subjects at ease.
Clients they have collaborated with include Bank of America, Key Private Bank, BlueCross BlueShield, Excelsior College, Restonic Mattresses, Apple iPhone, and M&T Bank.