Ruzer Pictures is an award winning, Emmy nominated production company based out of New York City and Las Vegas, Nevada. We produce feature films, documentaries, web series, commercials, docuseries, and virtual reality.

Our dedication to a tireless work ethic is coupled with years of experience from a seasoned team knowledgable in all aspects of production and post production. The Ruzer Pictures team, along with this deep understanding of story and film, produces unparalleled, original, iconic content.

We hope to collaborate with you and make your next project idea come to life on the screen.





Joseph Ruzer got his start as a series regular on the hit Nickelodeon kid’s show ‘Ned’s Declassified: School Survival Guide’. Since then, Joe has gone on to produce reality television hits, such as the ‘Flavor of Love’, ‘Rock of Love’, and ‘I Love New York’ franchises.

Currently, he has wrapped the hit vh1 show ‘Black Ink Crew’, and has recently completed his feature film directorial debut, ‘The Squatter’.



Sean Slater is a filmmaker, theatre artist, and educator living in New York City. His plays and films include The Business Lunch, Algerians, Recruiter, and most recently, Empire Gypsy. He is currently a senior company member at the Actors Theatre Workshop in Manhattan.

John Knopf is an Emmy Nominated, award-winning international photographer who’s work has been recognized by National Geographic, Red Bull, USA Today, and Google INC.

John Knopf has been widely acclaimed for his panoramic landscape views and his ability to capture spectacular beauty through a camera lens. With a fast growing following, John has set out on a journey of discovering the great art shows of nature’s light, and invites you to come along. “It’s not about the photo, it’s about the hunt. Getting the shot no matter what obstacles are in the way. Make it worth it.” Says Knopf.

Knopf has established himself as one of the top Las Vegas photographers, having worked with a high end clientele that includes: Cirque Du Soleil, Carrot Top, Motley Crue, Matisyahu, and Brittney Spears.

Ruzer Pictures is delighted to have John Knopf as our resident photographer.






An award winning cinematographer, Jose Gonzalez has traveled the world shooting a wide variety of film and television programming.

Jose’s work has can be seen in award winning independent films, and shows such as ‘Survivor’, ‘Run’s House’, and UFC’s ‘The Ultimate Fighter’. Jose brings his deep knowledge of filmmaking and unique and sharp eye to the Ruzer Pictures production team.

Shantel Gauna has worked with the Paul Mitchell brand world wide, and has a growing celebrity clientele based in Las Vegas, NV.

Shantel recently opened up her first hair salon, ‘S G & Co., A Style House’, in her hometown in New Mexico, and plans on expanding the brand to Vegas in the near future. Shantel brings her knowledgable expertise to Ruzer Pictures to ensure that all talent is always looking flawless, styled, and ‘hair and make up ready’.





Emmy Award winning singer- songwriter Patrick Sieben currently holds a 5 night per week residency at Aria Resort and Casino located at the heart of the Las Vegas strip. While maintaining his residency in Vegas, Patrick and his band perform across the country.

Patrick had the honor of opening for Bon Jovi during their “Circle World Tour” with his former band. Shortly thereafter, Patrick debuted his solo full-length album, “Awakening.” Patrick recently released his second album EP in 2016, entitled ‘Under the Neon Light’.

We are honored to have Patrick as the Music Director and Composer for Ruzer Pictures.








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