Ken Burns: On Story
The Atlantic, 2012
What makes a great story? For legendary filmmaker Ken Burns, the answer is both complicated and personal. In this short documentary about the craft of storytelling, he explains his lifelong mission to wake the dead. Recently featured on The Atlantic.
GE Foundation, 2012
MS Society, 2012
The United Nations, 2012
Sub City: Paris
Paris, Ongoing Series
A short film series about that moment when you emerge from the Paris subway and find yourself in a new and sometimes unexpected world. This series has been shown all over the world and was recently featured in a full page write-up in the The Atlantic. The Sub City series explores the wonder in the humble experience of exiting the subway through dreamy slow motion and elegant steadicam cinematography. – The Atlantic
Sub City: New York
New York City, Ongoing Series
A short film series about that moment when you emerge from the New York subway and find yourself in a new and sometimes unexpected world. This series has been shown all over the world and featured in the Gothamist, New York Magazine, and The Daily Beast among others. “Sub City is set to lovely, soothing music and is so beautifully shot that it almost makes you excited about your commute home.” The Huffington Post
Smart Girls Are Pretty
Thom Dolan, 2012
Catholic school meets downtown fashion in this video lookbook for Thom Dolan‘s smart and sexy 2012 fall line.
Miracle on 22nd Street
The New York Times
Two New Yorkers feel a tremendous responsibility when they receive hundreds of letters addressed to Santa Claus. The piece was featured on the front page of The New York Times on Christmas Eve, 2010 and has since received millions of hits. Official Selection: Silverdocs Film Festival. Music by Ryan Sayward Whittier. Recently optioned for a Major Motion Picture.
Smart Design at Scale
Smart Design Worldwide, New York, 2011
Give a Minute
National Public Dialogue Campaign, Ongoing
Imagine that you could suggest an improvement to anything in your neighborhood. This short spot is a public promotion directed, shot and edited by Redglass Pictures and conceived and produced by Local Projects to promote a unique crowd-sourcing platform that allows individuals to post their own suggestions online for city leadership response. Music by Michael Hearst.
Only In America
The National Museum of American Jewish History, Permanent Exhibit
Michael Feinstein sings a tribute to Irving Berlin, Ken Burns interprets the great Emma Lazarus poem, Ruth Bader Ginsburg remembers Louis Brandeis, and JJ Abrams talks about his hero, Steven Spielberg. Redglass Pictures directed, shot and story-edited these eighteen large-scale films that explore the impact of great American Jews through the words of modern day visionaries. Produced by Local Projects. Music by Ryan Sayward Whittier.
Mercer Global, 2012
PopTech! The Workshop
Imagine if you could have built a hybrid car or a wind turbine in high school. Simon Hauger co-founded an experimental school that gives students the tools to solve real world sustainability problems. We created this piece for PopTech’s 2011 techonology and innovation conference.
J&J Carbon Footrace
Smart Design/Johnson & Johnson, 2011 (Password Protected)
It just takes a few small steps to reduce our carbon footprint. We collaborated with Smart Design to create a piece that brings attention to what we can all do to make the planet a healthier place for the next generation. Please contact us for the password.
Application Launch, 2011
Mercer: The Next Generation
Mercer Global, 2011
GE Healthymaginations Showcase, New York City, 2009
Sometimes stories make a bigger impact when they break out of traditional formats. We collaborated with Local Projects to create media sculptures that blended unusual environments with compelling storytelling about healthcare innovations.
What A Dog Wants
Meet a New York woman who would do anything for her dogs. This short profile for Newsweek explores the lengths to which one animal lover goes to pamper her pets.
Artist Profile Video Series, 2009
The Good Mother
Arte France, 2009
Every year, young mothers from all over the country leave their children behind and set out to the country’s heartland to compete for the title of Mother of the Year. This award-winning feature documentary is a Co-Production with Phares & Balises, Arte France, RTBF Belgium, Television Suisse Romande, YLE Finland, SBS Australia. VPRO Holland, SVT Sweden. Music by Michael Hearst.
J&J Caring World
Johnson & Johnson, Beijing Olympics, 2008
What does it mean to care about other people? Caring World is an experiential video installation created with Local Projects for the Beijing Olympics. The films consist of interviews with people from all over the world, including unprecedented interviews from survivors of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.
Hard As Nails
HBO Documentaries, 2008
Justin Fatica is not for everyone. When he steps up to the altar, the unordained Catholic minister uses a mix of professional wrestling, hip hop and scripture to bring Jesus to thousands of teenage worshippers. Filmed over a year and a half, this documentary, directed by David Holbrooke, follows this often unorthodox and always charismatic preacher. It aired on HBO and premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2008.