Who is Michael Alfano?

Freelance editor and owner of Maelstrom Post, Michael is a postproduction professional with 14 years editorial experience in broadcast, independent, and corporate production environments. His professional attitude, strong work ethic, and overall creative ability, have earned him a solid reputation as an editor who brings style and efficiency to every project.



Having managed a successful freelance career for over 20 years, I've dedicated the last fourteen years primarily to the craft of editing. My experiences in production, along with my years as a musician, have contributed immensely to my skills as a storyteller, and have given me valuable insight into the art of collaboration and the ability to adapt to any situation.

What I do

I work with clients on all aspects of the editing process including: story, visual style, music and sfx, graphics and odynamics.

Clients include:

Red Marble Media, EPIX Channel, History, H2, Discovery ID, Science Channel, Fort Group, New York Life, Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs.


  • AVID
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Final Cut Pro 7

Select Accomplishments

  • "Shattered" – Series - Discovery ID
  • "Evil Lives Here" – Series - Discovery ID
  • "Grave Secrets" – New Series - Discovery ID
  • Inside Look "Star Trek Beyond" – Promo - EPIX Channel
  • "CREED" – Promo - EPIX Channel
  • "Space's Deepest Secrets" – 2 Hour Special - Science Channel
  • Inside Look "13 Hours" – Promo - EPIX Channel
  • "How 2 Win" – Series - H2 Network
  • "Stand Up Guys" – Promo - EPIX Channel
  • "My Dirty Little Secret" – Season-2 Various - Discovery ID
  • "What People Earn" – Pilot - H2 Network
  • "My Bleeped Up Brain" – Miniseries - H2 Network
  • Marine Sta-Bil – "Fill Up" – National Commercial
  • HouseSmarts – Syndicated DIY Lifestyle Show
  • Marvin Windows "Right Time Right Choice" - National Commercial



Think I might be a good fit for your next editorial project? Fill out the form below, or connect with me online and tell me about it. If you prefer to chat on the phone, drop me a line (973) 219-8684. I would love to hear from you!