The original Media Arts Center opened in New Haven in 1990 and has evolved and changed ownership over the years.
It is now a 2,400 sq. ft facility in Orange, Connecticut featuring multiple editing suites and a green screen studio.



Meet the Team

Ted Maynard

Owner/Executive Producer
Ted is owner of the Media Arts Center of Orange and has over 25 years of experience in video production, editing and graphics. He has worked hundreds of shorts and commercials as well as a number of award winning films including Francis, John Paul II in America, Guadalupe, and Liberating a Continent. He also was a producer on the documentary Black Women in Medicine. Ted was a professor at the University of Bridgeport where he taught Video Production & Editing.

Faith Marek

Senior Editor
Faith has extensive editing experience and is Senior Editor and a Producer at MAC. She recently finished editing and finishing work on the film Black Women and Medicine which premiered in New York City and LA. The film was on a short list of documentaries in Oscar consideration for 2016. She has also edited countless shorts, training videos and radio commercials. Faith attended the School of Visual Arts in NYC, where she graduated with a BFA in Film. While in NY, she worked as a T.A. at both the New York Film Academy and SVA.  

Troy Eison

Lead Editor
Troy is an accomplished editor and producer at the Media Arts Center. He has been instrumental in pre and post production work on a number of films. He recently edited several videos on display in Kraków, Poland for an audience of about 15,000. Troy attended the University of Akron in Ohio and graduated with a BA in Mass Media Production. He is a two-time Emmy award winner as Segment Producer on a college sketch comedy show and for the Nickelodeon show Nick News with Linda Ellerbee.


Eric Philippone

Eric is a senior at Quinnipiac College in Hamden and has created a number of animations and special effects for recent videos and films here at the Center. An After Effects specialist, he created a number complex title sequences and opening montages. On a recent film, he added muzzle blasts and sound effects for all the gun fight scenes. He also worked on a huge 100 video, corporate training series. 

Yangly Camila Guiza

Yangly is a sophomore at Quinnipiac University where she majors in Film, Television and Interactive Media with a minor in Business. She has also worked for companies such as ESPN-3 and NBC Universal. Yangly has worked on many projects at the center including film budgeting, data management, editing and DVD mastering.



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