About Us

Dennis Ducharme

Founder of Media Connections Inc.

Media Connections founder Dennis Ducharme has more than 35 years of media production experience, working with a broad spectrum of major corporate clients, and also creating sound design for many world renowned musicians. Prior to Media Connections, Denny worked in Pratt & Whitney's Media Services Department for sixteen years, producing multi-image and video programs, and ultimately becoming Manager of Videos Services. After leaving Pratt & Whitney, he founded Media Connections, Inc., first producing and marketing a series of accredited medical educational videos. The firm quickly grew to a state-of-the-art video production company servicing a variety of global companies.

Stephanie Abrams

Executive Producer

Stephanie Abrams works closely with senior executives at multi-national companies to create visual communications that evoke a strong emotional connection in consumers to a brand. She writes and directs videos and meeting openers for the president of global companies such as Sikorsky Aircraft and Pratt & Whitney. She also conceptualizes, writes and directs branded content, videos and multimedia for events, internal communications and marketing. Stephanie develops strong relationships with key decision makers. Her client list includes aerospace, automotive, travel, financial, food and drug industries.

Stephanie began her career at ABC News "World News Tonight" and the news magazine "20/20". Her career has spanned broad television venues, including dozens of documentaries, series, and one hour television specials for HGTV, Travel Channel, PBS, Discovery, MSNBC, HGTV and SyFy Channel, to name a few. Stephanie's honors include an American Film Institute Award, a Cine Golden Eagle, numerous Emmy's and Associated Press Awards, and a prestigious Benton Fellowship in Broadcasting Journalism from the University of Chicago. Her screen credits include "Cosmic Collisions" which headlined at the American Museum of Natural History's Hayden Planetarium in New York City, narrated by Robert Redford.

Tony Pagano

Director of Photography

Tony Pagano's career spans 32 years in commercial, broadcast, and corporate production. Tony spent 17 years at the ABC News Magazine "20/20", first as an editor, then location audio, and finally as their leading Director of Photography.

Tony has collaborated on and filmed numerous productions that have received national Emmy, DuPont and Peabody awards, along with the New York Festivals World Medal for International Television. In addition, he has had the honor of filming five U.S. presidents, as well as dignitaries, movie stars, and professional athletes. Tony won Best Director in the New York Film festival for his documentary "Neshoba." The documentary, Tony's first feature, also won Best Documentary in the Boston, Memphis, and Ft. Lauderdale film festivals.