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1215 Washington Ave. #300
Wilmette, IL 60091

(773) 346 1196

At Oystercatcher Media, we are experts at creating compelling visual content that engages, educates and inspires.  We've mastered the art of conveying complex topics through dynamic videos uniquely crafted with your company's objectives in mind.  We hand the entire creative process, from start to finish, blending digital video, animation, and strategic messaging to bring your story to life.




Ryan Maneri

Creative Director / Principal

Ryan leads the production team at Oystercatcher Media. With over a decade of success in visual storytelling, Ryan has directed and produced hundreds of media projects across a broad range of markets, and is passionate about using video to enhance the learning experience.  With an innate ability to work as a team player, meet deadlines, and deliver high production value and quality, Ryan has earned a solid reputation within the industry and with clients as a person you can trust with any project.  

Alex Pennacchia

Director of Photography / Senior Editor

Put simply, Alex is all things visual. Alex manages our post-production process and also lends his keen eye to the production side as camera operator. He continually refines his craft behind the camera, and has evolved to become a top-tier cinematographer. Additionally, his extensive knowledge of today’s leading post-production platforms make him an valuable asset to the Oystercatcher team.  


Chris Kustusch

Content Developer / Producer

With over 10 years of experience in media design and curriculum development, Chris brings a valuable set of talents and skills to the Oystercatcher team. Chris has a keen ability to make any sized production happen and is passionate about creating engaging visual media with an educational tilt. 

Jay Inman

Animation / Motion Graphics

Jay combines 21st century design and technology skills with an old-school work ethic. He is continually adding new tricks to his bag and expanding the scope of Oystercatcher’s creativity, knowledge and capabilities. Since joining the Oystercatcher team, Jay  has helped Oystercatcher develop an innovative style for educational animation that has been extremely well received by our clients, and recognized with awards in our industry.