Latest News–Spring 2020

Rustin Thompson’s memoir film, My Mother Was Here, won the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the Tacoma Film Festival and is an official selection of the Pacific Northwest’s Meaningful Movies spring series.

Ann Hedreen has completed her second memoir, titled After Ecstasy: Memoir of an Observant Doubter, and is submitting it for publication. Her first book, Her Beautiful Brain (She Writes Press), is available wherever books are sold. She will be teaching her popular  Introduction to Memoir Writing class this spring at Seattle Central College. You can read Ann’s blog at The Restless Nest.

Rustin’s book, Get Close: Lean Team Documentary Filmmaking, is now available through publisher Oxford University Press, on Amazon, and can be ordered through Third Place Books, Elliott Bay Book Company, and your favorite local independent bookstore. Watch a book trailer here.

His current work-in-progress is an essay documentary, Slow Revolution. You can read Rustin’s documentary film reviews at

We are currently working on 2020 films for Seattle Arts & Lectures, Sahar, and the Rachel Price documentary, Died Without Issue. We recently completed films for SAL’s Writers in the Schools program and for their 2020 Words Matter fundraiser. Our other work in 2019 and 2020 includes films for Friends of Youth, Operation Nightwatch, Full Life Care, Safe Crossings Foundation, Within Reach,  a short film for the Northwest Children’s Fund,  and a series of conference videos for the Mindset Scholars Network. Go to our Vimeo page to see more of our work. All of our independently produced feature documentaries are also available for rent or purchase on Vimeo-on-Demand.