HOSTAGE FILMS IS A FULL-SERVICE COMMERCIAL FILM PRODUCTION COMPANY AND CREATIVE CONTENT STUDIO PRODUCING FILM, TELEVISION COMMERCIALS, BRANDED/DIGITAL CONTENT AND MUSIC VIDEOS.

FOUNDED IN 2012, WITH A LANDING PAGE AND SMALL OFFICE IN INDUSTRY CITY, BROOKLYN, HOSTAGE FILMS HAS GONE ON TO PARTNER WITH GLOBAL AGENCIES AND FORTUNE 500 CLIENTS TO CREATE AWARD WINNING WORK AROUND THE WORLD.

HOSTAGE FILMS TAKES PRIDE IN FULL CREATIVE COLLABORATION, RELENTLESS VISION, AND PRODUCTION EXCELLENCE.

THE TEAM

DIRECTOR / DP / PHOTOGRAPHER || RUBEN LATRE 

ORIGINALLY FROM BARCELONA, RUBEN LATRE IS A SELF TAUGHT PHOTOGRAPHER, EDITOR AND DIRECTOR. HE WON BEST NEW DIRECTOR AT APCP MADRID, WAS FEATURED AT THE DGA IN SHOOT’S NEW DIRECTORS SHOWCASE AND SHORTLISTED AT AICP. HIS WORK HAS BEEN HAILED AS "GORGEOUS, NUANCED, AND ETHEREAL" BY ADWEEK. HE HAS TRAVELED THE WORLD FOR CLIENTS INCLUDING PFIZER, PHILIP MORRIS AND SAMSUNG.

FOUNDER / EXECUTIVE PRODUCER || MELISSA BETH

MELISSA BETH SPENT SIX YEARS AT MTV NETWORKS WORKING IN ADVERTISING, ON-AIR PROGRAMMING, BRANDED CONTENT, COMMERCIALS AND PROMOS. SHE PRODUCED TWO FEATURE FILMS AND WAS THE 2ND UNIT PRODUCER ON KEVIN HART: LET ME EXPLAIN. SINCE FOUNDING HOSTAGE FILMS IN 2012, SHE HAS PRODUCED WORK FOR CLIENTS INCLUDING: VERIZON, AMERICAN STANDARD, BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM AND MICROSOFT.

 

PARTIAL LIST OF CLIENTS:

 SAMSUNG - VERIZON - MICROSOFT - PHILIP MORRIS - P&G - TRAVELERS INSURANCE - PFIZER

 

... CREATIVE SPIRIT (HOSTAGE) IN THE COMMERCIAL WORLD ...