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  • Bruce Springsteen Bruce Springsteen in Philadelphia
  • Lionel Messi Lionel Messi Miami Philadelphia
  • Official trailer: Jack of the Red Hearts feature film trailer editor
  • Tangles in Time documentary documentary film about dementia and caregivers
  • drone pilot drone videography aerial photography
  • Philadelphia sports photography Philadelphia Union soccer photographer

Video production, post-production, photography, and drone videography by Dax Mackenzie Roggio


Wawa Welcome America Festival: Live aerial coverage for CNN and NBC

Packafoma and Toryville Productions once again teamed up to provide live event video of the 2024 Wawa Welcome America Festival for CNN’s national special, The Fourth in America. Live musical performances from Kesha and Ne-Yo entertained thousands of Philadelphians, who filled the Ben Franklin Parkway from Logan Square to Binswanger Triangle. The concert was followed by a uniquely spectacular fireworks show over the Schuylkill River, Boathouse Row, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. FAA certificated UAS Pilot, Dax Roggio, and producer, Tory Stagnaro, maintained real-time contact with CNN’s Atlanta control room and NBC’s Philadelphia control room simultaneously to provide both outlets with live drone shots of the concert and fireworks.... More »

Drone work for CNN Heroes television series

Aerial video provided by Dax Roggio, Packafoma Philms: Meet the CNN Hero working to stop violence and rebuild lives on the South Philly streets where he once sold drugs. Tyrique Glasgow is the founder of Young Chances Foundation headquartered in the Grays Ferry neighborhood of Philadelphia... More »

Tangles in Time: Live performances and short films premiering in September

Tangles in Time is a series of live performances and short documentary films that intimately explore the lives of people suffering from dementia and the life-altering challenges faced by their care partners.... More »

Capturing Kaplan: Alan Kaplan interviews top CEOs

A 12-hour shoot with a 5 AM call time on an icy winter morning in Conshohocken….It could have been a miserable day! But my crew and I actually had a lot of fun working with Alan Kaplan, founder and CEO of Kaplan Partners, as he conducted one-on-one interviews with some of industry’s top movers and shakers.... More »

How to move your Capture One preview cache to an external drive in macOS

One of the most pleasant surprises of going 100% Adobe-free has been the switch to Phase One’s Capture One, my favorite Lightroom alternative. Capture One 12 is faster than Lightroom, has more powerful tools (including layers), and does not require a subscription! Here’s a great trick to reduce the size of the Capture One catalog file by moving the preview and thumbnail image cache to an external hard drive.... More »