Billy Marchese helms Contributor Films and is a 20 yr. veteran in the entertainment industry. He has traveled to 66 countries on 5 continents, logged 1,424,888 air miles, trekked more than 8,420 miles on foot and climbed to 25,000 feet for clients such as National Geographic, Discovery, the BBC, PBS, North Face and ESPN.
Billy's rich experience as an award-winning Director, Producer, D.P. and Editor have provided him with the right ingredients to create and communicate effective and memorable content.
He began his career working as a camera assistant on commercials, features and music videos. His directorial debut was the documentary "Beyond the Summit, The Everest Environmental Expedition," narrated by Sharon Stone. Billy directed and lensed the award-winning documentary that aired worldwide on The National Geographic Channel. He has been working since then as Director, Cameraman, Editor or Producer on documentaries, television programming, commercial and branded content. Billy is an active member of the International Cinematographers Guild, Local 600.