THE ACCORD TEAM
Accord Productions was established in 1988 by business partners, Max and Rocky Wyler. The Wyler brothers and the Wyler family have been involved and known for doing world class work in the film and video production business for over 80 years. Accord specializes in all aspects of pre-production, production, and post-production. Project in-house storage solutions and the most advanced post-production technologies that allows them to work with all work flows. From independent movies to TV Reality shows, documentaries, training, social media, PSA’s, live event and multi-camera coverage for sports, concerts and fundraising events to webstreaming. The results of their hard work are evident – Accord is now South Florida’s top video production company.
The Accord team guarantees outstanding work with unbeatable turn-around times and unmatched crew expertise and dedication to excellence has resulted in a loyal clientele that includes: The Discovery Channel, Sony, Univision, Telemundo, Starz, Sundance Channel, HBO, Ryder Systems, The Miami Dolphins, Miami Marlins and Miami Heat to name a few.
Known throughout the industry for his joyful spirit and competitive nature, Max leads the Creative administrative aspects of Accord Productions. Born into a production family, Max grew-up learning the production craft. Throughout his life, Max has gained experience in many facets of production and has worked in just about every position from grip to lighting director, from producer to director for television commercials, live sporting events, and marketing campaigns.
Max has earned several industry awards. He has also been Executive Producer on shows such as Jack of All Tastes and South Beach Classics. As a winner of 6 Telly awards, 1 Vision award, 1 Davey award, 1 W3 Silver and 1 Gold Max understands what makes great work and takes pride in being named to NATAS as a judge for the local Emmy awards and as a AICP board member.
ROCKY WYLER View Demo
The Wyler name means you have film and video production in your genes. Rocky brings not only the family trait for not settling for anything but great work, but he also has more experience than most in the industry in a vast range of shooting projects.
Rocky has shot Network TV including Big Brother, House Giveaway (HGTV), and Super Bowl specials (ESPN), as well as, Corporate TV for General Electric, Bank of America and Burger King. His experience includes shooting for the medical and sports industries. Rocky is effectively the busiest camera operator/producer/director of photography in the business. Whether you are shooting a commercial or a TV show or movie, Rocky has done it and done it well. He’s ready for your project to add to his impressive portfolio.
Michael Ball is the Post-Production Supervisor and one of Accord’s most treasured creative minds. Before Accord, Mike worked as a freelance director/producer and earned several awards for his works during this period, including recognition from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. His insatiable desire to learn everything in the creative process placed him in positions allowing him to learn the art of camera work and editing.
Mike completed the post production of the award-winning Orange Bowl Stadium documentary. He also worked on set for the shows South Beach Classics and Ocean Models, as well as supervised post-production work for shows Jack of All Tastes and South Beach Classics. Mike also works on the annual General Electric shoots.
Mike’s technical knowledge of the multiple High Definition formats and his seasoned skills as an editor on both Avid and Final Cut Pro are invaluable.
Jeff is the Operations Manager and friendly voice of Accord Productions. He oversees all aspects of production and is exceptionally knowledgeable of all pre-production, production, and post production features and functions.
Additionally, Jeff is a two-time award-winning producer for videos acknowledged by the International Academy of the Visuals Arts as well as the AVA Digital Awards. He is also a talented voice-over
DIRECTORS OF PHOTOGRAPHY
RICHARD HART View Demo
Richard Hart offers more than a decade of accomplishment-laden experience in the film & video industry. Rick has worked on corporate, entertainment, live sports and music, as well as, Reality TV. HIs experience includes extensive interview lighting and hand-held for sports shooting and live concert events.
With over 14 years of experience at Accord, Rick has become one of the busiest camera operators in South Florida. Leveraging an ever-expanding portfolio of qualifications, Rick has had the pleasure of working with an array of prestigious clients including The Sports Authority (marketing and training), Royal Caribbean (marketing), Citrix (training), DHL (marketing), Republic Services (marketing), Mercury Boat engines (commercials), Ryder Systems (training), Miami Children’s Hospital (training), and The Beach Channel (entertainment programs).
Rick has also worked with individuals such as Wolf Blitzer of CNN, Jack Welch from GE, John Ratzenberger of Disney and up and coming artists such as Kelis.
Rick is also Accord’s ‘go-to‘ guy for great Jimmy Jib work.
BILL RANDALL View Demo
Bill Randall is an exceptional Director of Photography with extensive experience in film and high end video production. He brings 30 years of experience as co-owner of AFI/Filmworks in which he was DP for some of the very best commercials that have been produced in South Florida. Bill matches his award-winning DP talent with an endless desire to know the latest industry technology. He was also co-founder of Fireworks Motion Media and Cineworks Digital Studios.
As director/cameraman, Bill has directed and shot over a thousand television commercials. He is an expert shooting aerial footage all over the country for oil and gas corporate clientele. Bill’s extensive film and lighting background also provides an important advantage with today’s digital cinematography.
Unlike many in the industry, Bill combines his expertise in production with an equally thorough knowledge of the post-production process including visual effects. In today’s evolutionizing digital world, knowing how a production is to be delivered is critical to correctly acquiring footage in the studio or in the field.
BRUCE E. SOLOMON View Demo
Bruce has been involved in photography, film and video production for over 40 years. Solomon, an accomplished scuba diver, worked with the Cousteau organization as a research diver, as well as, an underwater cinematographer.
In 1977, Mr. Solomon trained and was certified as a Biomedical Photographer at Mount Sinai Hospital in Miami. Since that time he has specialized in all areas of Medical Media.
Working within hospitals, medical centers and physicians’ offices across the nation, as well as, internationally, he has produced, directed, shot and edited hundreds of medical/surgical procedures and training programs.
Bruce has worked with most of the major manufacturers of medical equipment and supplies from all over the world, including Johnson & Johnson, Allergan Cosmetics, Merz, Medicis, Zeiss and 3M.
Bruce is Accord’s expert when it comes to anything that happens in an operating room.