Founded by John Papa and Katy Magee Massimoto Media is a New England–based digital media production company that creates commercials, films, and videos for television and the web.
An award-winning producer, director and composer, John Papa has created compelling content for some of the world’s best-known brands. He was a partner in Jam Design, an innovative production studio based in New York City. Recruited by Hasbro to build and establish the company’s in-house Hasbro Studios, he oversaw its continued growth and success, producing and directing television commercials and videos for iconic Hasbro brands. Intent on exploring more diverse creative opportunities, he established Film922 with his wife, Katy Magee. After four years of continued growth and success, Film922 re-branded as Massimoto Media in 2018.
John has produced and directed hundreds of commercials, marketing videos, and documentaries, and has written and produced music used in nationally televised spots for Sean John, Michael Jordan, Phat Farm and Hasbro. He has won eight Telly awards for content created for Hasbro, Velcro and TOMY.
Massimoto Media founding partner Katy Magee has created dozens of commercials for companies such as Macy’s and Honda, and she has numerous art directing credits in television, feature films and live events. She has been the “final say” on the design and look of hundreds of Massimoto Media’s productions. She was the art director for the Andy Milonakis show on MTV. Katy has an MFA from Kent State University.