TONY COLAPIETRO - FOUNDER & SR. PRODUCER
Tony Colapietro is a 7-time Emmy nominated video producer who specializes in the home, lifestyle, music and travel categories. Tony is also an award-winning Director of Photography and Editor for his advertising work. Founder of Stonegate Studios™, he is motivated by the power of creating powerful messages through collaboration with clients and fellow production professionals.
Known for his work ethic and attention to detail, Tony brings an ability to shape all aspects of productions—from directing to filming to editing—with over a decade of experience. His background in advanced computer systems gives him an in-depth understanding of the ever-evolving role technology plays in production, from equipment to cameras to graphics and beyond.
His work has appeared nationally and on-line, including several television series and film productions. His series include Disney’s Family Fun, Cars.com’s On The Road, and multiple seasons of FOX’s Northeast Living, Dream Wedding, Backyard Makeover and Project Makeover series. He has also been selected for several assignments for CSPAN. As an avid musician, his lifelong connection to performance adds creative strength to his music video direction and production; his videos have been featured on numerous outlets, including MTV, VH1, FuseTV and BET. His 2012 music video for Jerad Finck’s Beautiful broke label records by generating over 1 million views in under 2 weeks.
He is currently in production on specialty programming for FOX 61 and the Hartford Courant, and is the supervising producer/senior editor of the Emmy-nominated series Home of Distinction.