Versatile and creative, Barry Strongin shoots documentaries, commercials, electronic press kits, corporate image pieces, fashion and green screen. He can provide full crews and engineering for single camera and multi-camera productions, as well as IATSE union crews for behind-the-scenes on features and TV productions.
Barry has a graduate degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Department of Architecture Film/Video Section (M.S., 1984, Laya and Jerome B. Wiesner Award), where he studied with documentary filmmaker and cinema verite pioneer, Richard Leacock. He has worked as a teaching assistant in film history and cinema studies at Harvard University, and has been a visiting filmmaker at the City University of New York.
"Thank you for all your hard work - your pieces turned out great!" --Jill Adams, Oprah Winfrey Show, Harpo Productions, Chicago, Illinois.
"The episode of Cyberchase that you DP'd was the most popular here at Thirteen. It was my favorite." --Bob Morris, Producer, PBS/WNET/Thirteen, New York.
"The Library of Congress had the pleasure of working with Tangeray Video on a major documentary featuring a celebrated children's author. Barry Strongin's work is impeccable, creative, and efficient." --Kim Sedmak, Royal Oak Productions, Washington, D.C.
"Just wanted to let you know that I was just in the editing room and everyone hear is really impressed by the job you did on the shoot; you were really thorough which certainly makes our jobs easier. You're definitely going to be the first person I call for our next shoot in New York City! Thanks again!" --Marcus Phelps, Broken Sound Productions, Gainesville, Florida.
"Thanks again for everything yesterday, Barry. It was wonderful working with you and your team. You were all professional and flexible in light of the many last minute changes with Kevin Spacey and Tony Bennett. Mary O'Donnell raved about working with you and I can see why. Add me to your list of fans. I'm looking forward to seeing the finished product!"
--Beth Rhodes, Producer, AARP, Washington, D.C.
"Barry Strongin and his company Tangeray Video Productions has provided us with the best in video, the best in lighting, the best in all-around video production we've found anywhere. From visually exciting commercials, to inspiring training videos, to high-profile political campaign spots that have helped win elections, there is no one who does it better than Barry Strongin."
--Robert Bradsell, President, Bradsell Associates, NJ
"Hi Barry, The PSA’s look AMAZING . . . we cannot thank you enough!! Just gorgeous work – the talent, Michael Douglas, wasn’t too bad either!! Please extend our warmest thanks to the entire crew. It was a memorable day for us all, and we’re hoping the PSA will bring the VERY necessary magic that our precious kids require – MORE FUNDING!! I’ll keep you posted as the story continues. A thousand thanks, my friend!" (--From a recent client.)
Name: Barry Strongin
Lives in: New York City, New York
Occupation: Cinematographer, Director of Photography, Filmmaker and Videographer