Richard Taranto | CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Richard Taranto is an award-winning art director and graphic designer with an eye for design and a passion to create the best. Richard’s work is well known throughout the superyacht industry. As the former Art Director for Boat International Media, Richard oversaw the design and production of some of the superyacht industry's most prestigious magazines and hardcover books and created the look for the company's envious portfolio of glamorous events around the globe. From conceptualizing brand identity to art directing photo and video shoots to designing brochures and websites, Richard prides himself on working with discerning clientele that are as passionate about details and who share the same refusal to settle as he.
David CHURCHILL | PHOTOGRAPHER
David Churchill is an award-winning superyacht and architectural photographer with an unrivalled understanding of the fine techniques of interior photography. He combines his deep passion for design with a flair for balance and light, to capture clean, simple and striking images that are free from distractions. David has worked with many of the leading designers and boatyards on projects around the world. He is passionate about attention to detail - everything has to be right from the lighting, to the color, to the composition. Spaces are described architecturally and details are all about the joy of the design and quality of the materials. Running shots and exteriors are treated with the same rigour with an emphasis on strong compositions to convey strength, power, poise and grace.
George GUEST | FILM DIRECTOR
Formerly a Producer and Senior Video Producer at Boat International and Superyacht Media, George consistently produces high quality visuals for some of the world’s most exclusive and award-winning yachts. He is passionate about the aesthetics and craft of film-making, finding the right light and bringing a fresh approach to each shoot. He enjoys challenges and managing logistics to get the highest quality aerial, lifestyle and interior images.
Rebecca Cahilly Taranto | COPYWRITER
Rebecca Cahilly is an award-winning writer and copyeditor with nearly 15 years’ experience in superyacht publishing. Having served as the Editor-in-Chief of Boat International USA and ShowBoats International magazines, Rebecca continues to contribute her knowledge and expertise on the yachting industry for the Boat International Media group and select companies operating in the yachting industry. Meticulous and efficient, Rebecca is passionate about identifying the “defining element” that encapsulates the essence of a superyacht.