Tony Suriano is an LA native Director, Producer, and Writer. While attending high school, Tony completed Disney Producer, Kevin Kelly's film program, which started his journey as a Film Auteur.
His film, "The Face In The Vile", (Co-Director/Actor) was selected and featured on NBC's Chiller TV station. Throughout that same year, he began producing branded content, receiving multiple awards & recognition for his work. In front of the camera, Tony's acting landed his first Netflix role in a Martin Scorsese film called, "The Irishman."
Additionally, he is the host of "Unfake It Till You Make it", a podcast featuring professionals in the entertainment industry. It is a creative guide that provides advice, strategies and moldable methods in the field.
Tony's film & music background bleed into each story he tells. With a mix of prudence and audacity, he believes deeply in synergy. He is always in search of the best third alternative.
Sacha Riviere is a Los Angeles-based veteran Director of Photography with over 25 years of experience in the Film & TV industry. He has worked in all genres of film & TV and has DP'd for Toyota, Sprint, Starbucks, Brita, and Ford, to name a few.
Collaborating with Onairus Films since 2014, Sacha has a well-connected work relationship that has developed over long film shoots across the U.S.A. as well as a multitude of shoots in Hollywood.
KEY PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
Karen Suriano is our latest team member from the Philippines. She has relocated in America to start a family as well as learn more about content creation. Having a BA in English (Linguistics), she provides excellent communication on & off set and is our go to proof reader.
Assisting with administrative tasks as well, Karen is wonderful at kindly keeping the team on track when it comes to deadline dates and agendas. All and all, she has great work ethic while brightening everyone's day at the same time.
Joey Chu is an award-winning Filmmaker, Photographer, and Visual Designer from Hong Kong. She spent her formative years in an international boarding school in Vancouver, BC. The unique environment ignited countless inevitable debates and discussions between friends of different cultures. Through this, she grew more interested in international affairs and non-fiction storytelling.
Her pursuit in the creative industry launched her opportunities to travel to all seven continents and to cove human experiences in places such as Cambodia, Nepal, Myanmar, Argentina, Brazil, Kenya and South Africa. She is often required to wear multiple hats in these endeavours, which prompted her to expand her design and illustration boundaries.
Currently based in San Fransisco, Joey continues to refine her artistry of merging quality design and authentic stories around the world.
Shane Edele is a Los Angeles-based Producer who specializes in marketing and overall effectiveness in every production. Having an extensive background in real estate, his extreme attention to detail provides the assurance needed when overseeing multiple film projects at a time.
Being one of the original members, Shane played a significant role in Onairus Film's inception. He and Tony Suriano created their first purchased commercial, "Ahhmigo Greens," acting alongside one another. Although he enjoys working in all areas of filmmaking, he really shines in our post-production departments.
Cyrus Wymer is our go-to sound expert in Los Angeles. His combined experience on feature films, commercials, reality TV, and unique short films have built him a reliable sound strategy that any production can count on. He is also one of the most patient crew members you will ever meet!
Considering SOUND to be equally as important as the PICTURE itself, his philosophy is admirably shown via his custom handcrafted sound cart he calls his "Good Ol' Boy," which features the latest technology in the film industry. Cyrus has been working with us since the inception of Onairus Films and continues to be a valued key member.