Latest News–Fall and Winter 2019/2020


Rustin Thompson’s first book, Get Close: Lean Team Documentary Filmmaking is now available through publisher Oxford University Press, on Amazon, and can be ordered through your favorite independent bookstore. Watch a book trailer here. His latest documentary, My Mother Was Here, was an official selection of the 2019 Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival and winner of the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the Tacoma Film Festival. His current work-in-progress is an essay documentary, Slow Revolution. Learn more at

Ann Hedreen is working on her second memoir, titled The Observant Doubter. Her first book, Her Beautiful Brain (She Writes Press), is available wherever books are sold. You can read Ann’s blog at The Restless Nest.

We are currently working on 2020 films for Seattle Arts & Lectures, Mindset Scholars Network, and the Rachel Price documentary, Died Without Issue. We recently completed a film for Seattle Arts & Lectures Writers in the Schools program and for SAL’s 2019 Words Matter fundraiser, Operation Nightwatch, Full Life Care, Safe Crossings Foundation, and Within Reach. Other recently completed work includes a public service short for the International Rescue Committee, a short film for the Northwest Children’s Fund, our annual film for the Alzheimer’s Association, and three short films for the Bellevue Schools Foundation’s Spring for Schools Fundraiser.

On our Vimeo page, you can see our other films for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Full Life Care, Safe CrossingsOperation Nightwatch, Seattle Arts & Lectures 2018 Writers in the Schools program, Atlantic Street Center, and an update to our film False Promises for the Wenatchi Tribe of Washington State.

All of our independently produced feature documentaries are now available for rent or purchase on Vimeo-on-Demand.