A brief but insightful probe into the mind of musician, philosopher, and Philadelphian, Marshall Allen, this film visits the current leader of Sun Ra's Arkestra in the Germantown rowhome that has been the group's headquarters since the late 1960s. From here, Allen continues to share Sun Ra's music and ideas with the world.
Bryn Mawr College's 360 is an interdisciplinary experience that creates an opportunity to participate in a cluster of multiple courses connecting students and faculty in a single semester to focus on common problems, themes, and experiences for the purposes of research and scholarship. This short focuses on the experience of 360 students exploring the themes curatorship and conservation at the Venice Biennale.
We made a series of three videos exploring Habitat's commitment to transforming lives and communities by building and repairing homes in partnership with families in need, and uniting all people around the cause of affordable housing.
Play On, Philly! had us make this video to premiere at their Evening of Harmony event. Through interviewing musical director, Andrés González, and profiling student Sophia along with her mother Lori, we tell the story of POP and celebrate its mission of providing underserved children in Philadelphia a transformative music education experience that develops and inspires the behaviors and personal skills needed for a successful life.
In this animated video we assembled stories from multiple Women Against Abuse survivors. Creating a patchwork of voices to convey the commonality of the survivor experience, we also highlight what it means to leave everything behind and rebuild a life when fleeing abuse. These stories chart a path to a new beginning, made possible through the support and guidance of Women Against Abuse.
Committee of Seventy tapped us to make a video for their Draw the Lines initiative, a nonpartisan resource for Pennsylvanians who want to end gerrymandering and help democracy work better. Our video focuses on the story of Amanda Holt, a young piano teacher turned fierce advocate for change in the legislative redistricting process.
We created a series of thirty second spots that highlight MCSF’s commitment to honoring marines by educating their children.
Over the years we've produced multiple videos for JEVS Human Services and their annual Strictly Business event. Here are some of the stories honoring the individuals who have overcome many hardships and achieved success through JEVS support.
We were excited to livestream Women Against Abuse’s 10th annual iPledge Campaign, where lawmakers, survivors and community members gathered in Center City Philadelphia to speak out against domestic violence. This video is a brief recap of the day’s events.
The Foreign Policy Research Institute tasked us with creating an animated short series that dealt with important and recently relevant topics on US history and foreign affairs. The host is voiced and modeled after Ron Granieri, an FPRI Fellow, Author, and teacher at the University of Pennsylvania and Temple.
We work with the Keystone Energy Efficiency Alliance (KEEA) to document and promote businesses using advanced energy efficiency practices and renewable energy sources.
Everyone knows we need to eat healthy. For some, nutritious options just aren’t available, nor affordable. The Food Trust is an organization that helps local farmers make their fresh offerings more available to the community. Education about a healthy diet is key. They offer in-school demonstrations about where food comes from and what it tastes like as well as community outreach to parents and families.
Following the theme of the event, Our Stories, Our Voices, this video depicts William Spratley telling the story of his daughter’s tragic murder at the hands of her abusive partner and how that event turned William into the inspirational and passionate advocate against domestic violence he is today.
ACHIEVEability permanently breaks the generational cycle of poverty for low income, single parent, and homeless families through higher education, affordable housing, supportive services, community and economic development, and accountability. We spoke with members of the staff as well as participants to give a detailed overview of this amazing program and highlight the struggle families go through to secure a better life and brighter future.
This is one of three PSA’s produced for the web in collaboration with ACLU of PA to raise awareness about House Bill 1933 that would have prohibited CHIP and Medicaid from covering a range of transition-related services for the nearly three million children and adults in Pennsylvania.
Breweries and distilleries have been popping up all over the place. We were very psyched to work with Laura and Todd Lacy on this video for their startup, Attic Brewing Company. Laura and Todd combine their passion for brewing great beer with a love of our Germantown community and a socially and environmentally responsible business plan.
Urban Athlete, a gym located in the Mt. Airy section of Philadelphia, has always had a very unique feel, not only in its workouts and training style but also because of the members that make up the family-like community. Meet some of them here.
This video was produced for Canine Partners for Life’s training program. Utilizing interviews with CPL clients and staff this video illustrates CPL’s ability to train dogs that lead to life changing results for individuals all over the country.
We love our neighborhood. Mt. Airy USA has been promoting the Germantown Avenue business corridor and surrounding neighborhoods for over 30 years. They asked us to profile some local heroes for their annual gala and we were very excited to work with the people who really make a difference in our community.
During the hard work of making marriage equality the law of the land, ACLU PA asked PWP to capture the heart wrending story of Mary Beth and Maureen as they confronted Mary Beth’s terminal illness. The video was entered into evidence in Whitewood V. Wolf.