Lucky Horse Productions

As partners in business and partners in life, Brandon and Maria prioritize a foundation of personal relationships and strong communication. They seek to use these qualities to set them apart in an industry built on collaboration and community. 


Maria Forsythe

Lucky Horse’s co-founder, cinematographer, and editor is Maria Forsythe. She has a BS in Radio-Television-Film with a focus in cinematography and video editing. She has over five years of experience in the film industry, and has spent the past two years as a full-time, self-employed filmmaker. While her focus is in the camera department, her creative credits range from producer of short form marketing content to award winning director of narrative short films. Maria is also passionate about art and film education, with a previous background as a middle school film teacher and editor for the Apple Support Youtube Channel. 


Brandon Crabtree

Brandon Crabtree is the producer, head of logistics, and co-founder of Lucky Horse Productions. He has a BA in Political Science and five years of experience with large business administration. His previous roles focused on client relations, team leadership, and diversity and inclusion. Using his understanding of complex systems and interpersonal relations, Brandon engages effectively and efficiently within the media industry. His experiences both personally and professionally inspire his passion for fostering a strong community and space for artists to create.