Latest News–Spring and Summer 2024

—Rustin Thompson’s debut novel, Hard Times in Babylon, is now available in paperback and ebook on Amazon.

“An absorbing, unnerving experience. The pandemic novel we are ready for.”

Ann Hedreen’s essay,Empire Builder,” was published in the Winter 2024 edition of The Museum of Americana. Her essay, Regeneration,” was featured in About Place Journal. Read Ann’s latest article for 3rd Act Magazine on the Puget Sound to Pacific Trail and her latest blog posts at The Restless Nest. She is also teaching a memoir workshop this spring at Seattle Central College. Ann’s award-winning first book, Her Beautiful Brain, is now available as an audio book from several sites, including Audible,, Scribd, Apple and Kobo.

–View the new trailers for Rustin’s film about small-town cinemas of the West, The Last Picture Shows, and his collaboration with Rachel Price and Foghorn Features, Died Without Issue.   His last film Slow Revolution, won the 2022 Best Documentary Feature Award at Bremerton’s West Sound Film Festival, the award for Best Fearless Cinematography at Make Art Not Fear in Porto, Portugal, and Honorable Mention awards at the Brighton Rocks Film Festival and at the Cine Pobre Film Festival.  It is a 2023 Official Selection of the Berlin Revolution Film Festival. His book, Get Close: Lean Team Documentary Filmmaking, is available through publisher Oxford University Press, on Amazon, and can be ordered through your favorite local independent bookstore.

—Rustin, Ann, and Nick Thompson will be producing films for Safe Crossings Foundation and Operation Nightwatch this summer.

–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.

—You can listen to Rustin’s radio programs Road Songs and Night Train on KBCS.FM.