Bio & Contact



My name is Ari Hayes and I produce videos.
I’ve worked in a wide variety of roles and created a diverse array of content. Always open to freelance producing offers and looking to nestle into a long-term, challenging career with plenty of room to grow and excel.
Reach out:
Peruse my résumé.
And view my freelance credits below.



Freelance Production Credits


Director of Photography

All the Marbles (post-production)
2018 | Short, partially animated fantasy film
Director: Melissa McClung

Producer | Editor

2018-present | A series of corporate talking-head videos


Producer | Editor

A Century of Collaboration
2016 | A docu-history made using archival film and stills
Client: Five College Consortium

Co-Director | Editor

“Lullaby to Part Ways”
2016 | Music video
Client: Kush Mody


Producer | Director | Editor

Amherst Elementary Building Project
2016 | Documentary about crumbling elementary schools
Client: Amherst Regional Public School District

Cinematographer | Assistant Director

Gale & the Fish
2016 | Short, no-budget sci-fi film
Director: Melissa McClung


Set Dresser | Art Department Assistant

Like Lambs
2013 | 35mm feature film
Producers: Prospekt

Producer | Editor | Animator

“Invisible Chains”
2016 | Book trailer videos to promote “Invisible Chains”
Client: Lisa Aronson Fontes


Assistant Director

The Answer
2013 | Micro-budget feature film
Producers: Happy Wasteland Studios