Ezra Productions is an award-winning LA-based full-service creative agency specializing in video production. We produce cinematic, emotionally compelling, shareworthy video content for forward-thinking brands and modern families around the world.
Our commercial and family films are authentic, candid representations of daily life as observed through the cinematic lens and edited down to life’s most important moments.
We scour the globe for the most talented, mindful filmmakers with whom to collaborate in meeting our clients’ unique goals. Meet some of our veteran and up-and-coming video production partners below.
Founder & CEO
Ezra Productions was founded in 2012 by Jillian Ezra, a graduate of NYU (BA in economics, cum laude) and a native of Santa Monica. Prior to founding Ezra Productions, Jillian worked in Lazard Asset Management’s Creative Content group, where she developed marketing materials in conjunction with portfolio managers, the legal department and the design team. Before that, she worked in public relations at Cartier, where she coordinated press exposure with various media outlets for Cartier’s key and worked with fashion editors and stylists to secure jewelry for photo shoots.
Jillian is committed to providing every client with not only aesthetically exquisite films that exceed their goals, but with an exceptional experience working with Ezra Productions.
Learn more about Jillian on her bio page.
We work with some of the most talented filmmakers and creatives located around the world to meet each client’s unique needs. Meet some members of our global network of creatives.
Cinematographer - EditorElle’s passion is capturing the love, awkwardness and authentic moments of everyday life through the cinematic lens. She has been a photographer and videographer for over a decade, and studied photojournalism at the Brooks Institute, and fine art photography at Baylor University. She can’t wait to help tell your story.
Director - CinematographerAn award-winning director and photographer with 20+ years of production experience, James combines mastery of his craft with a strong spiritual grounding. James is the ‘go-to’ director for yoga’s biggest brands, including Gaiam, Manduka, Exhale, and Shiva Rea, although he loves working with up-and-coming talent.
Composer - Master Jingle WriterDeborah is the type of person everyone falls in love with as soon as they meet. She has the unique ability to articulate emotions through language and music, bringing a powerful edge to the creation of stories. She may also be the best jingle writer on the planet. Just sayin’.
Graphic and Motion DesignerCecilia discovered her passion for motion media design and sound design as an exchange student at Savannah College of Art and Design. In her home country of Brazil, Cecilia is pursuing her undergraduate degree in graphic design at the State University of Rio de Janeiro.
ComposerClaire fell in love with scoring to picture while studying music composition and professional media at Brighton University. Claire is grateful to create bespoke music for the same industries in which she plays: film, television and gaming. Her compositions are highly original, imaginative and loved by clients ranging from Disney to BBC One.
Writer and Content Marketer
Casey Horan is a contributor and writer for Ezra Productions. Her work has been published in Vice and USA Today. She has an unusual obsession with pugs and other wrinkled dog breeds, but we love her anyway.
Bryan Dos Reis
Bryan has had a lifelong passion for storytelling and creating visual art, especially through video production. His loves capturing the beauty of everyday moments, and draws creative inspiration from his family and friends. Past clients include Atlantic Records, Universal Music Group and DreamWorks.
Cinematographer - Colorist
After graduating with a BFA from The Savannah College of Art and Design, Jack immediately began his career as a cinematographer in Los Angeles. He has shot features, narrative shorts, music videos and commercials. Jack prides himself on his positive attitude, professionalism and dedication to his craft.
Executive Assistant to Jillian Ezra
Alexa enriched her love for film at The University of Miami (FL) where she studied Motion Pictures & Art. After co-producing her own award-winning short film, she fell in love with the production side of the business and was immediately drawn to Ezra Productions foundation in creating content with compelling storytelling. Alexa is thrilled to be supporting Jillian as her assistant, meanwhile learning from the best!
Award-winning film and video director and writer Emily Dell specializes in high-energy filmmaking for brands like Estee Lauder, Marvel Studios, PepsiCo and more. She brings storytelling alive through movement, rich visuals, and comedy. She loves directing because it is more than just calling “action,” it starts the moment you decide to tell a story.
Graphic Design Intern
Nadege is a senior at Temple University, and is a lover of all forms of art. As our graphic design intern, she is a perfect match for Ezra Productions because her artistic abilities are conveyed through her love for storytelling! Nadege’s other artistic endeavors include conceptual art photography and book designing.
Video Production Intern
Chephrena Mbouombouo is currently pursuing a BFA in Film/Video Production at California Institute of the Arts. Although quiet, her voice and creativity shine through in her entertaining and provocative stories. She has directed, shot, written and edited much of her own work and strives to push the boundaries of mainstream media.