About AVIO Productions

AVIO AUDIO VIDEO ENGINEERING is an audio video production company, specializing in high tech multi-media video. John Malatesta, an audio/video engineer with 30 years of electronic media background, formed AVIO in 1984, providing professional video production, postproduction and engineering services for film and the radio-television industry.

AVIO made its debut with Comcast Communications in the televised Documentary "MARYLAND 350TH FLOTILLA" and featured "THE PRIDE OF BALTIMORE."

AVIO is a 10-year member of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, has earned 5 consecutive Telly Awards from 2003 to 2006 and produced nine 5-star nationally awarded video programs available thru Chip Taylor Communications. www.chiptaylor.com

AVIO has come to specialise in producing specialized music programs. We recently completed a twelve part DVD series aimed at guitar players titled “FROM THE TOP OF THE FRET” for Vision 4 Music, Inc. The series features some of the most renowned guitarists that were part of the rock ’n roll renaissance of the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s including Duane Eddy, James Burton (Elvis Presley, Ricky Nelson), and Steve Cropper (Booker T. & The MG’s, Otis Redding, The Blues Brothers Band). www.vision4music.com. Also for Vision 4 Music we produced a DVD focusing on Songwriters with Sony/BMG Music featuring Country Music’s top artists Martina Mc Bride and Lonestar along with award-winning songwriters Aimee Mayo and Chris Lindsey.

AVIO provided the technical consulting, crews and post-production facilities for the Pioneer Living Series, hosted by Pat Morita, which aired national on PBS Networks and worldwide on the 7 satellites of the IBB Network. www.pbs.org/pioneerliving/

AVIO produced 32 commercials for the National Italian American Foundation. The commercials featured such notables as Regis Philbin, Dom DeLuise, Jon Bon Jovi, Joe Montana, Tony Bennett, Debbie Gibson, and many others. These commercial spots were aired nationally on ABC, NBC and CBS.

AVIO has provided camera crews and ON LOCATION editing to the Associated Press Television Network and The E-Entertainment TV Network for projects that required lightning-fast turnarounds.


AVIO in the business sector has produced programs for NOICC – A national network that traces supply and demand in the job market, USDA, ASCA, DuPont, W. L. Gore, Herr Foods, Inc., CIENA, Sunoco, Linens'nThings, J/P Associates, Selecon Stage Lighting, as well as numerous other private businesses, new product marketing campaigns and TV commercials.


AVIO has supplied live Satellite Up-Link Feeds for television networks, International Video Tele-conferencing, live streaming Internet video, and the latest in new-media distribution, Podcasts.

AVIO would like to extend its video services to your organization with cost effective, award winning professional video production.