Sharpshooter Pictures

Welcome to Sharpshooter Pictures. We’re a full-service video production company with a mission rooted in strong story-telling and technical excellence.

 

Quality Content

Since 2011, Sharpshooter Pictures has created video content for Forbes companies, start-ups, and family-owned businesses. From generating original creative content to exporting a final mixed edit, we put our best foot forward to increase traffic and attract consumers to a brand or business’s online and television platforms.

From Our Clients

When Hurricane Sandy hit, Adam came back with the most moving footage. Friends of Firefighters proudly shows his video on our website. We’ll always be indebted to Adam for capturing the devastation with dignity and respect.

Nancy Carbone, Founder and Executive Director, Friends of Firefighters

Adam is amazing. His work is professional, fun, and engaging, and he’s a lovely person.  A real find.

Susan Danziger, Founder and CEO, Ziggeo

Adam Watstein is one of the most creative and resourceful producers I have ever worked with.  

John R. Green, Executive Producer, ABC TV

The IECA Foundation Board could not be more thrilled with the video you created.  From the very beginning, you understood our mission. 

Judy Berg, IECA Foundation Board

Adam can do everything: writing, producing, shooting, and editing, and he can do it faster and better than everyone else. He’s a God-send.

Adam Davis, Exec. Producer, Brain Games and Brain Child

Sharpshooter Pictures’ insight in telling the story we wanted told was fantastic.  We’re using the videos on a daily basis and have received rave reviews.  Sharpshooter provided us with a tool that everyone here is extremely proud of.

 Jim Stayton, Newark Boys Chorus School

 

Photography

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Services

Sharpshooter creates compelling still photography and video for some of the world’s top companies.

We produce content for Fortune 500 companies, nonprofits, art institutions, online resource sites, media organizations, and small businesses.  We’ve been trained in traditional methods of writing, directing, editing, and cinematography, and our approach to all of our projects is based on classic principles of storytelling and technical execution.

Sharpshooter Pictures supports all video platforms; whether the Website Builder used was Wix, Squarespace, or Hibu, if it is advertising needed for Social Media Platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, or Streaming Sites such as Hulu, Youtube, itunes, and Crackle, or if videos are needed to be prepared for Local Cable Companies like Comcast, Charter, and Cox.

Television

We’ve created television content for some of television’s most popular and critically acclaimed shows, including The Walking Dead and Better Call Saul. Whether we are producing, directing, shooting, or editing, we are dedicated to supporting the golden age of television with quality work.

Journalistic Narrative

Sharpshooter covers news events, non-profit appeals, private parties and events and exhibitions that requires a journalistic approach.  We have experience navigating sensitive projects with care and professionalism.

Commercial Comedy

We create commercial comedies of all kinds.  Writing comedy is one of our favorite things to do, and we work with some of the top comedic writing talent in NYC.  We can handle all aspects of production and post, and we can deliver a piece of scripted or unscripted comedy of any length.

Sports

We have worked with world-class athletes and fitness centers.  Founder Adam Watstein’s sports background, which includes Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and mixed martial arts, has allowed him to film some the world’s top fighters, including former two-time UFC champion, Randy Couture, and former Strikeforce champ, Jacare Souza.

Still Photography

Sharpshooter specializes in product, food and restaurant photography, real estate, portraits, and events. Adam’s philosophy for food photography is “I shoot things to make them look like I’d want to eat them. And then I eat them.

About Us

Sharpshooter Pictures is a boutique film production company in New York City founded by filmmakers Adam Watstein and Jennifer Lyne.

A native New Yorker, Adam Watstein has been behind the camera most of his life. A degree from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in Film Production set the course for a life dedicated to filmmaking. He co-wrote, produced, directed two independent features, Off the Hook and Loudmouth Soup, and in 2011, he founded Sharpshooter Pictures with Jennifer Lyne. They’ve created over 750 videos to date.

Our work really is all about telling stories, ” says Adam. “It’s what we love and what we bring to everything we do at Sharpshooter Pictures—whether it’s one of our feature films, TV or web videos, or still photography.”

“People have become more visually literate.” Jennifer says.  “But instead of trying to surprise them with complex visuals, we grab them by showing authentic, dramatic work.”

Jennifer Lyne grew up in Richmond, Virginia. At 23, she sold her horses and her Jeep to move to Manhattan’s East Village. She has worked with such noted filmmakers and producers as Todd Solondz, Ted Hope, Scott Rudin, Sydney Pollack, and Martin Scorsese. She and Adam co-wrote and produced Off the Hook and Loudmouth Soup.  In addition to co-founding and running  Sharpshooter Pictures with Adam, she is also an author. Her first novel, Catch Rider was published to much acclaim by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in 2013, and she is currently at work on her second novel. Jennifer is a member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 817.

Contact

We’re storytellers; writers, filmmakers, photographers.

We’re Sharpshooter Pictures, a hands-on, award-winning video production company based in New York City.

Phone: (917) 602-7930

Email: sharpshooterpictures@gmail.com

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