Red Line Films was founded in 2003 by long-time collaborators Peter Franchella and Al Szymanski. Both have been honored with multiple Emmy Awards and are Peabody Award recipients. The Red Line team has garnered 21 Emmy Awards and more than 30 additional nominations.
Located in the Soho district of NYC, Red Line is recognized as a creative force in television production. Its reputation is built on stunning visuals, powerful storytelling and superior craftsmanship in all aspects of production. Red Line projects have aired on numerous networks, including: NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, ESPN, Bravo, History Channel, TLC, Food Network, Cooking Channel, Travel Channel, NBC Sports Network and CBS Sports Network.
Reality, documentaries, features, studio shows, commercial campaigns and web content are familiar territories for Red Line. Our team includes award-winning directors, cinematographers, showrunners, line producers, producers, writers, graphic artists and video and audio editors.
Red Line is guided by a simple truth: Creative work is serious play.
Al Szymanski - Co-President
Peter Franchella - Co- President
George McTeague - SVP Development
Lisa Peters - EIC
Jonathan Fierro - Producer/Director/Showrunner
Jonathan Applebaum - Head of Post Production & Engineering
John Schwally - Post Production Supervisor
Justin Sloan - Assistant Engineer/Audio Post