ABOUT US

 

Ezra Productions is an award-winning Los Angeles and New York-based full-service creative agency and video production company. We produce beautiful, emotionally compelling, shareworthy content for forward-thinking brands and modern families around the world.

We work with top talent in the video production, photography, branding, graphic design, and web design industries in order to offer customized solutions to meet each client’s individual business an creative goals. 

As a woman-owned company, we are committed to with women, minorities, and young people to produce the most effective content for our clients while doing our part to make the world a better place.

JILLIAN EZRA

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, CA. Prior to founding Ezra Productions, Jillian worked in Lazard Asset Management’s Creative Content group in New York, where she developed marketing materials in conjunction with portfolio managers, legal and compliance, and designers. Before that, she worked in public relations at Cartier. At Cartier, Jillian helped coordinate with top media outlets for Cartier’s 100th anniversary and fragrance launch, 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 content that exceeds their creative and business goals, but with an exceptional experience working with Ezra Productions.

Learn more about Jillian on her bio page.

We scour the globe for the most talented, mindful creatives with whom to collaborate in meeting our clients’ unique goals. Meet some of our veteran and up-and-coming creatives partners below.

Emily Dell

Emily Dell

Director

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.

Alex Burunova

Alex Burunova

Writer - Director

Since graduating from USC’s film school, Alex has directed over 200 branded content commercials in the health, wellness, and beauty verticals. Her past clients include Newman Marcus, Sephora, Rag & Bone, Lowe’s, Dr. Brandt, Trina Turk, and Fisher Price. Alex is a globetrotter who uses video production to allow her to follow her epic wanderlust, filling her heart with stories of love and human connection.

Ellen Houlihan

Ellen Houlihan

Director

Ellen is an Emmy Award-winning and Clio-nominated director whose work has also been recognized by The Cannes Lions Festival. She has directed Oscar- and Golden Globe-nominated talent in her trademark dialogue-driven, character-based comedy, commercial, and documentary work, which often highlights empowerment and underdog messages.

Elle Wildhagen

Elle Wildhagen

Cinematographer - Editor

Elle’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.

James Wvinner

James Wvinner

Director - Cinematographer

An 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.

Alexa Prosniewski

Alexa Prosniewski

Account Executive / Executive Assistant to CEO

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!

Claire Batchelor

Claire Batchelor

Composer

Claire 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.

Jack Schaefer

Jack Schaefer

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.

Bryan Dos Reis

Bryan Dos Reis

Colorist

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.

We are constantly looking for fresh, creative talent. Interested in joining our team?