“Drive-In Jesus” on NYT’s OpDocs

Insignia Films’ Lauren DeFilippo’s new short is now featured on the New York Times’ OpDocs . See how a community in Florida goes to church without leaving their car.

Filming in Rwanda and DRC

Director Stephen Ives and the Insignia crew document the work of the Howard G Buffet foundation in Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.


Our crew with the President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, and Howard Buffet.

Mikeno Volacano, DRC

Matebe Hydro Electric Plant, DRC

Villagers in Kurubara, Rwanda watching our drone.

The construction of a road that will eventually lead to a University 90 minutes south of Kigali (not yet built.)

Gorillas in Virunga National Park, DRC

The Great War reaches 9.6 Million Viewers

The Great War reached 9.6 million viewers during its April broadcast. If you missed it, you can still stream it here: http://to.pbs.org/2o8p48h

See below for reviews of our landmark 3 part series.

“PBS once again proves its irreplaceable value.”USA Today

“Enormously absorbing”The Wall Street Journal

“Detailed and entertaining…full of arresting images and startling snippets.” The New York Times

“The Great War” in USA TODAY

Read about “The Great War” in USA TODAY

Promo for “The Great War”

See the promo for our three-part, six-hour series on America’s involvement in WWI. Airing on PBS in April 2017.

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Director Amanda Pollak Talks Space Men with Leonard Lopate

Listen to writer/director Amanda Pollak and U.S. Air Force pioneer Colonel Joseph Kittenger discuss Space Men on the Leonard Lopate Show.


After Bush V. Gore

We produced this piece for Retro Report about the legacy of Bush V. Gore, 16 years later.

Read more about it in the New York Times.

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Space Men airing March 1 on PBS

Before the days of NASA, scientists and researchers at the U.S. Air Force were testing the limits of how high man could fly. Though largely forgotten today, balloonists were the first to venture into the frozen near-vacuum on the edge of our world, exploring the very limits of human physiology and human ingenuity in this lethal realm. “Space Men” premieres March 1 at 9/8c on PBS.

Stephen Ives on set for Retro Report

Get a sneak peek behind the scenes of our newest project. Pierre Sprey gives us a tour of the Naval Air Museum for our current Retro Report in production.


Filming in Wallace, Idaho


Check out our camera rig while filming in Wallace, Idaho for our upcoming film, The Great Fire of 1910. We were able to capture some spectacular views. Be sure to check out our website to stay up to date on the progress of this film.

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