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Bio


Chris Carzoli

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Bio


Chris Carzoli

 

Chris made a name for himself in high school. In the late 2000's he was in a band which had some success. Together they toured Texas and New Mexico. The bands first single was a hit and earned immediate radio time. The group disbanded in late 2010, after they had opened up to 15,000 people for the rock band Chevelle. This was about the time Chris started getting more and more into film and photography.

Mad Octopus Productions is the brain child of Chris. After being part of several projects ranging from film and graphic design to complete studio productions. You can catch his first producer role as well as drumming on Katie Salazar's hit single Mr. Chivalry which is available on all major outlets for music. Chris decided to start his own company shortly there after and enlisted the help of his talented friends and family to come along on this endeavor. The Octopus is one of the most mysterious creatures in the world, which is what makes them so fascinating. 

Chris loves the outdoors and enjoys hiking whenever possible. He is a Subaru Ambassador and realized after purchasing his first Subie, that should have been done many years ago. You can often catch him parked somewhere, hatch open, cameras on tripods, shooting a time lapse or long exposure shots. If you spot Chris on vacation then the chances are, there is a drone somewhere above you. Don't be shy, come say Hi! and take a selfie or get in the vlog!

 Photography copyright of Zoli Photography.

 

Mannimal


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Mannimal


The Tentacles

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Manny 'Mannimal' Villanueva

Although we all do photography and videography, Manny is one of our main photographers. You can see his work via his Instagram or Facebook, he also just recently set up a Flickr which has a multitude of images he uploads practically every day.

Manny shoots on Nikon, a D7200. You can find him roaming around the streets of El Paso, downtown and in the central part of town. At 25 he is the youngest of the group of individuals that contribute to The Mad Octopus. Manny has a natural eye for photography and is available for events, projects, and individual photoshoots.

To reserve a time slot or receive more information email us at madoctoproductions@gmail.com. 

Rebecca Renee


Rebecca Renee


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Rebecca Renee

Rebecca is my (Chris) plus one. She is an amazing woman who I trust with my life and my love. She is one of the most talented people I have ever met. She has the drive to accomplish everything set in front of her. When I am not around, she is the boss lady. She can run the show, she can edit, she can direct, produce...you name it, she can do it.

Along with being a photographer and videographer, she also runs her Blog. You can find her on Instagram as well as floating around on our website. The two of us love to travel, we have been blessed to have friends in many locations all over the world and the country. Don't be surprised to see us roaming the globe anytime during the year.