Vespa Pictures is a Social Media Agency based in Los Angeles. Our focus is to create compelling content specifically created for each social platform to meet consumers where they live.
Founded by Jeff Vespa, Co-Founder of WireImage, Forward Artists and Founder of Verge (www.verge.is) a digital magazine which focuses on new and emerging talent. He recently released a coffee table book called The Art of Discovery published by Rizzoli. His photography has been featured in numerous publications including Vanity Fair, New York Times, Vogue, Wall Street Journal, Elle, InStyle and People Magazine. He was previously the Editor-at-Large for LIFE Magazine’s LIFE.com for 3 years and the West Coast Special Projects Editor of Los Angeles Confidential Magazine for 7 years.
Vespa’s producing credits include the 1996 and 1997 Slamdance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, the 1997 AFI Film Festival in Los Angeles and the Lifetime Television Movie RITUALS starring Isaiah Washington and Regina King which screened at the 1999 Toronto International Film Festival. In 2008, he directed the short Nosebleed starring David Arquette which screened at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival, Critics Week. He has produced three films for the fine art photographer Alex Prager, her first short film entitled Despair screened at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Her third film Face In The Crowd starring Elizabeth Banks was featured at Art Basel in Switzerland. He also produced the Showtime documentary $ellebrity which focuses on the history of publicity, gossip and paparazzi in Hollywood. Recently Vespa directed his first feature film, Paris Song, starring Abbie Cornish.