TEACHING THE TEACHERS
The Art of Parent Teacher Home Visits
We were approached by a foundation that wanted to share its experience in DC elementary schools helping students and teachers reach academic goals with schools across the country using video and the web. We developed a tiered approach that included single topic web vignettes, training films, and a short documentary film highlighting their breakthrough methods.
The Story of a Fish
We are well into the production of a feature documentary on a exemplary effort by governments, people, and organizations in the 1980s to save the imperiled Striped Bass fishery along America's east coast. The film is both a primer and a cautionary tale about responsible eco-system management.
Websites with video assets—even sites that would otherwise score poorly in the Google index—achieve first-page rankings. In fact, videos were 53 times more likely than traditional web pages to receive an organic first-page ranking. [Source: Forrester Research]
Privatization of Rwanda's Fertilizer Import and Distribution System
We worked with a freelance producer to produce a web film for USAID about a program to improve crop yields in Rwanda. We helped our client integrate raw materials shot on several different formats, in several languages, and made sure the final product met the agency's strict subtitling, branding and close-captioning requirements.
In March 2013, one hundred students from around the US gathered in
Washington DC to meet with their representatives in Congress to discuss
the problem of climate change.
NUCLEAR THREAT INITIATIVE
Loose Nukes News Simulation
NTI organized high-level crisis simulations for Russian and American officials and needed newscasts to boost the realism and urgency of the sessions. Together, we mocked up a series of news reports, in both Russian and English, which enhanced the experience for all the participants.
The Story of a Fish
We are well into the production of a feature documentary exploring the effort by local governments, people, and organizations in the 1980s to save the imperiled Striped Bass fishery along America's east coast. The film is both a primer and a cautionary tale about responsible ecosystem management.