Lauren Zito graduated from the University of Southern Maine in 1992 with a Bachelors of Fine Arts and a Bachelors of Arts in Art History. In 1994 graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Masters of Fine Arts.
Lauren currently teaches video production at Pittsburgh Technical College. She is also the owner and creator of Francis Rocks Productions where she is the producer, writer, editor , sometimes cinematographer and often in front of the camera.
The full feather in her cap is the fact that she can make a perfect poached egg.
James Zito began his studies in 1972, after obtaining an associate degree in architectural drafting and design from the Pittsburgh based, A.W. Beatie Technical Institute, James began a career in the home building industry as a home designer. For almost 30 years, James ran his own home building and remodeling corporation James retired from construction work in 2007 and discovered his new passion, filmmaking. During this time, James and his wife Lauren formed the Francis Rocks Video Production Company.
James is the primary cinematographer and director for Francis Rocks Productions. His obsession for lighting and cats knows no bounds.