Independent Documentaries

Independent Documentaries

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We produce original feature-length docs, support co-productions and assist broadcasters and filmmakers with DC-based production needs.

Video Storytelling

Video Storytelling

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We use video storytelling to humanize the impact of services and programs, raise awareness of pressing issues, and drive campaigns.

Trainings

Trainings

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We build video storytelling capacity for organizations and schools through multipart trainings for nonprofit staff and educators.

Unlock the power of your community's stories.

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Our team

The team at Meridian Hill Pictures

Our award-winning team of independent filmmakers, media educators, and digital strategists is passionate about bringing our storytelling expertise to your organization.

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Our clients

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Sonya Robbins-Hoffmann, Manager, VSA Programs,
Education Division at the Kennedy Center

“MHP was wonderful to work with — responsive, intelligent, probing. Their work was professional, thorough, and aesthetically captivating. MHP are gifted filmmakers, with a very clear sense of how to tell a story so that an audience will be both draw-in and urged to action.”

 

 


Patty Fugere

Patty Fugere, Executive Director,
Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless

“MHP honored the importance and the impact of the voices of our clients. They were deeply committed to helping the community members tell their stories, in their own words. They listened, they were responsive, and they truly were a joy to work with.”

Brigitte WinterBrigitte Winter, Executive Director,
Young Playwrights’ Theater

“MHP is an awesome documentary film company focused on creating films with social impact. They’re a mission-driven for-profit deeply invested in using media arts to empower communities.”

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Studio News

Blog

NFFTY Recap: Reflections from a Teaching Artist

Even after the movie ends, there’s always another strikingly beautiful moment of watching the credits roll for a film you helped bring to life. It always hits me when I see the names of all the people — participants, students, families, teaching artists, and other film advisors —  who traveled together on that challenging, yet amazing journey in creating the film.  As a media teaching artist and documentary filmmaker, I am reminded with every new project that documentary filmmaking is not easy; you have to let go of control, be a team player, and be ready to adapt to change at any moment during the process. It’s both stimulating and exhausting. But it’s always a joy to see my young students create. My phenomenal film students from Sitar Arts Center fully embraced those challenges last Spring and came out with a powerful and heartwarming film about the importance of community support in the face of struggle: IN THE PATH OF MY FATHER.
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A full circle to Full Frame

The best film festivals uniquely create an atmosphere that brings together the most experienced filmmakers in the craft and people just getting their start. 
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City of Trees will broadcast on America ReFramed

March 10, 2016 – (New York, NY) – Meridian Hill Pictures’ first feature-length documentary CITY OF TREES — directed by Brandon Kramer and produced by Lance Kramer — will have its U.S. television premiere Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at 8 p.m. on WORLD Channel (check local listings), as part of the fourth season of AMERICA REFRAMED, public media’s newest documentary series hosted by Natasha Del Toro. The film will also be available for free streaming on www.worldchannel.org starting April 20, 2016.
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Events

Brooklyn Film Festival - Thursday Screening

When: Thursday, June 09, 2016 at 10:00 PM
Where: Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn, NY

CITY OF TREES will be screening twice at the annual Brooklyn Film Festival at the Wythe Hotel! It will be playing on Thursday, June 9 at 10:00p and on the last day of the festival, Sunday, June 12 at 4:00p. More details and tickets available here.

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ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

The Brooklyn Film Festival (BFF), is an International, competitive festival with a mission to provide a public forum in Brooklyn in order to advance public interest in films and the independent production of film, to draw worldwide attention to Brooklyn as a center for cinema, to encourage the rights of all Brooklyn residents to access and experience the power of independent filmmaking, and to promote artistic excellence and the creative freedom of artists without censure.

It runs from June 3 - June 12; we're thrilled to be a part of the 2016 line-up!


$13 TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE

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Brooklyn Film Festival - Sunday Screening

When: Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 04:00 PM
Where: Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn, NY

CITY OF TREES will be screening twice at the annual Brooklyn Film Festival at the Wythe Hotel! It will be playing on Thursday, June 9 at 10:00p and on the last day of the festival, Sunday, June 12 at 4:00p. More details and tickets available here.

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ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

The Brooklyn Film Festival (BFF), is an International, competitive festival with a mission to provide a public forum in Brooklyn in order to advance public interest in films and the independent production of film, to draw worldwide attention to Brooklyn as a center for cinema, to encourage the rights of all Brooklyn residents to access and experience the power of independent filmmaking, and to promote artistic excellence and the creative freedom of artists without censure.

It runs from June 3 - June 12; we're thrilled to be a part of the 2016 line-up!

$13 TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE

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