i'm a producer who works for the enjoyment. whether it's television or commercial projects, if it's creative, count me in! i've found myself a stellar crew and whatever the scope, i can get it done. oh, i'm kinda' fun to be around too.


6/17 – 8/17

Producer (Executive Producer + Line Producer) Acción Fundraising Video

Corporate — sureCAN productions Details
6/17 – 8/17

You know we love our NFPs! This is another amazing video for an incredibly deserving company working hard to make the world a better place.

5/17 – 7/17

Producer (Line Producer + Agency Producer) – InterContinental Hotels (Mirum)

Commercial/Ad — Capture Details
5/17 – 7/17

Mirum hired me as their agency producer to work with my good friends at Capture and to create some amazing videos. I produced a series of podcasts to complement a short film for InterContinental Hotels in Cartagena, Colombia. Talk about dream job.

4/17 – 6/17

Producer – Nutrena (Yamamoto)

Commercial/Ad — sureCAN productions Details
4/17 – 6/17

This shoot was intense. We shot both video and stills at 5 different farms, all during golden hour... We would shoot for 5 hours, rest for 4, then come back and shoot 5 more, every day for 5 days. It was crazy, but my team really pulled through and we got some pretty amazing things.

5/17 – 5/17

Producer – Just Bare Chicken (Haberman)

Commercial/Ad — Capture Details
5/17 – 5/17

We shot a series of videos alongside the very talented Monique Volz for Just Bare Chicken. Another great shoot w another amazing crew.

5/17 – 5/17

Producer UHC Member Video 2

Corporate — Capture Details
5/17 – 5/17

Back again working with Capture and United Health Care to tell another patient / provider story. This time in Cincinnati, OH!

4/17 – 5/17

Producer (Executive Producer + Line Producer) – Minnesota Twins (Periscope)

Commercial/Ad — sureCAN productions Details
4/17 – 5/17

Periscope and the MN Twins liked our last commercial so much they hired us to do it again! This one is called "Shadow" and we shot alongside the talented Mr. Buxton for a pretty humorous spot.

4/17 – 5/17

Producer Mom Verses 1

FOOD — Reality/Doc (TV) — Credo Nonfiction Details
4/17 – 5/17

Produced a series of videos for Snapchat and Food Network alongside well-known blogger Bev Weidner and her ADORABLE family.

3/17 – 5/17

Producer (Executive Producer + Line Producer) – Duopa (Publicis)

Commercial/Ad — sureCAN productions Details
3/17 – 5/17

We told another story of another patient struggling with Parkinson's. This was the second installment in what will hopefully be many more to come.


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Bernie Sawyer
Maria's adaptability, persistence, and overview of a project along with her vast knowledge of the film industry make her the ideal candidate for Producing any type of project. SureCan Productions is my personal favorite production company to work wit ...MORE...


Class of '02

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)/Psychology
Class of '00

North Hennepin Community College

Associate's degree
Class of '99

Texas A&M University


My Gear

  • Canon 5D Mark III


  • Broadcast Television
  • Commercials
  • Editing
  • Line Producing
  • Producers
  • Production Budgeting
  • Production Managment
  • Program Development
  • Showbiz
  • Television Producing
  • Video Production