Telling Stories that Reach, Inform, & Inspire.

Our Principals.

Jane Thomas

Jane is an experienced and effective communicator with a talent for uncovering and telling an organization's story, with her depth of knowledge in photography, videography and design.

As a visual arts educator for nineteen years, she has proven ability in tackling diverse projects in a detail-oriented, organized fashion.

Prior to founding Cimira Studios, she facilitated preparation and production of live webcasts for Microsoft Academy Live, managing projects with middle and senior level Microsoft management world wide. She has worked in both the public and private sectors, always with the consistent focus of communicating the clients' story through creative design and clear messages.

Bachelor of the Arts / Art Education
University of Washington
Master of Art Teaching
University of Washington

Mary Heim

Working with a variety of technology leaders, government clients and planning organizations as a consultant over the past twenty-two years, Mary has developed a broad range of technical, project management and visual communication skills.

She has been a videographer for both personal and professional projects since the late 1980s, which has helped her develop a wide range of capabilities while adapting to ongoing changes in hardware and software.

Her professional relationships have centered on project teams, well defined and matched to clients' needs, coming together to work in concert for successful projects.

Similarly, the boards and organizations on which she has served have taken a team approach to identifying needs, solving problems, and building long term relationships.

Bachelor of Science
University of Louisville
Bachelor of Science
Purdue University

Who We Are.

Cimira Studios blends art with technical expertise to capture your story through video. Between the two of us, we have several decades of experience communicating in visual media and use that expertise to deliver your unique message in a creative way that connects you with your audience.

We are lean and innovative in our approach, always focusing on our clients’ needs. Being scalable is important to us so we expand our capabilities by collaborating with an extensive network of award winning videographers, audio engineers and video editors.

We think that telling your story through video should be a sincere conversation and enjoyable for everyone involved. We love what we do and we want to share that experience with you.

Award Winning.

Cimira Studios recently received the 2012 Best Multimedia MVP2 Award from the National Pollution Prevention Roundtable. In addition, our talented team of videographers have been recognized nationally, garnering multiple Broadcast Design Awards and multiple Telly's.


Certified Washington State Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) - W2F9321295

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