MFF Director Of Education

Creative thinker, passionate leader and unique designer with expertise in editing, cinematography, directing, and motion graphics. With more than 20 years of experience working with a wide variety of clients across a myriad of industries, Chris has worked on projects such as short and long-form documentaries, lifestyle branded digital content, government videos for the US Army, internal and external corporate videos, 2d and 3d animations, and sizzle reels. Chris has been the Motion Graphics Director for 10 years at Solari Creative, located right in Red Bank.


Journalist - Podcast Host

Frank J. Maduri was raised in Little Silver and has lived in Monmouth County for most of his life. He is a freelance writer and journalist with publishing credits for numerous websites and news organizations. His stories have been distributed globally to over 40 countries. Frank also works with non-profit organizations and small businesses on projects related to communications. He has published a collection of poetry on Amazon and his second book is in production and is slated for release in Fall 2018. Frank is also a Certified Professional Coach (CPC) and ELI-MP (certification for leadership) and has a life coaching practice focused on personal development and career transitions. He is the host of a bi-monthly podcast series, "Undivided", which airs on the Life Coach Radio Network and is distributed on iTunes. The series aims to break down societal barriers to unite people in harmony and peace. 



Mike Sockol has been honing his writing skills for over 30 years as a journalist, corporate communications specialist, and most recently, an adjunct instructor at New York University. Mike began writing plays in 2014, and since then, he has completed 17 works, including six full-length plays and a children's musical. His first full-length play, Horseshoes, received a Perry nomination for Best Original Play from the New Jersey Association of Community Theaters. A Boston native, Mike now lives in Holmdel, New Jersey with his wife, two sons, two dogs and a cat.

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