The Short Order Crew

We're filmmakers first, technicians second

Though we all have areas of specialization, we believe that versatility makes us better filmmakers and collaborators. There is no one "director," "shooter," or "editor" at Short Order. We often wear different hats on different jobs, and this enhances the voice and variety of our storytelling.

Alex Kaplan

food runner/producer
  • Juggling
  • Acting
  • Staying Still
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Drinking Coffee

Avinash Chellappoo

kitchen hand/camera op
  • Timelapses
  • Spatial Awareness
  • Smiling
  • Crafting Hot Sauce
  • Being Serious

Greg Truono

animation/it
  • Animation
  • Tech Support
  • Swimming
  • Explaining StarWars
  • Speaking Clearly

Jason Prezant

director of photography
  • Breaking Things
  • Fixing Things
  • Climbing Rocks
  • Dad Jokes
  • Falling For Clickbait

Josh Johnson

bus boy/sound aficionado
  • Making Funny Edits
  • Jumpshot
  • Sound Design
  • Ankle Strength
  • Role Playing

Mauro Giuffrida

expediter/post supervisor/creative director
  • Hitting deadlines
  • Being a dad
  • Shooting more
  • Fixing it in post
  • Italian cooking

Mike Pfeifer

prep cook/director
  • Directing
  • Lighting
  • Table Tennis
  • Actual Tennis
  • Sense of Direction

Rachel Laubach

kitchen manager/producer
  • Drinking Coffee
  • Eating Salads
  • Hospitality
  • Psychotherapy
  • Camera Knowledge

Sam Molloy

fish monger/editor
  • Editing
  • Being English
  • Making Memes
  • Sports Knowledge
  • Being a Good Sport

Shannon Riley

pastry chef/producer
  • Equestrianism
  • Strength Per Pound
  • Dancing
  • Scheduling
  • Enjoying Puns

Zach Phillips

dishwasher/director
  • Writing
  • Obsessing
  • Cooking
  • Arguing for Sport
  • Ironing Shirts

Want to join our crew or intern with us? We receive lots of requests, so here is how to apply. (TL;DR Résumés aren't very useful to us, please send portfolios)

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