Casa Loma Studios is a full-service 4K Real Estate Photo & Video production department of Wolf Films LLC. Our experienced and fresh-thinking production team has produced music videos, documentaries and commercials featured on MTV, VH1, National Geographic, PBS and more.
So why real estate video production? For us, it’s simple. It’s an opportunity to apply our cinematic style, utilize HD video equipment and techniques, social media know-how and connections fostered with art directors, voice-over actors and drone operators to create visual stories that capture the essence of a home, community or you.
Nicki Chavoya, Owner/Producer
Since graduating from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts in 2005, Nicki’s films have screened at both international and national film festivals including the Berlinale, Cannes, SXSW, Hot Docs, Full Frame and IDFA and have premiered on National Geographic and in theaters both in Europe and North America. Ranging from documentaries and music videos to art installations, Nicki’s body of work focuses on social issues, art and cultural education. Her projects have taken her around the world to countries including Haiti, Germany, France, Canada, India and throughout the U.S.
Ronald Apuzzo, Producer/Project Manager
Ronald Apuzzo is a South Florida native and recent graduate of Quinnipiac University with a Bachelors Degree in Film, Video, and Media Studies. Since his move to New Haven in 2011 after graduating from The Conservatory for Dramatic Arts in New York City, Ronald has immersed himself in New Haven culture.
Ronald has experience in international documentary filming, traveling to South Africa in 2015 to capture footage on both tourism and African wildlife. His background also includes experience in editing, producing, photography, and acting.
Ashley Phillips, Production Coordinator
Ashley Phillips grew up in Guilford, Connecticut. She now resides in New Haven since graduating cum laude from Albertus Magnus College with a degree in Promotional Communications. In addition to video production, she works in the marketing department for the New England outdoors company, Denali. She attends concerts and enjoys cooking fresh meals at home, but is usually dreaming of her next vacation. Ashley has traveled to Canada, Mexico, England, France, Spain, Italy, Czech Republic, and Hungary and throughout the United States and can’t wait to explore and eat herself through more of the world.
Jen Tullock, Award-Winning Voice-Over Actress
Jen Tullock is a writer, comedian, and award-winning voice actor. She can be heard as the audiobook narrator of two New York Times Bestsellers and has been featured in national ads for brands including Twix, Wal-Mart, Toyota, and Poise. Jen and Nicki have collaborated on several projects including music videos and most recently, FILS, a short film shot in Brooklyn, NY.
Lisa Amadeo, Producer
Lisa Amadeo is a filmmaker and event producer with a passion for creating thought provoking content. Her work experience in media spans from working as a director, producer and public relations consultant, as well as a professor of Media Studies.
After completing her Masters Degree in Media and Film from the New School, Lisa pursued her combined passion for food and film, crafting grassroots distribution campaigns for films including FRESH and What’s Organic About Organic. As an event producer, Lisa worked with Food Karma Projects to design and produce events, including “Meatopia” and “Pig Island”, both featuring top New York chefs and food purveyors.