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Dedicated to dynamic storytelling that entertains and inspires even as it informs, our work has garnered consistent critical acclaim and has been honored with recognition from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the Director’s and Writer’s Guilds of America, and film festivals nationwide.
Founded in 1988 by Stephen Ives, and joined in 2001 by Amanda Pollak, Insignia Films has earned a particular reputation as one of the country’s foremost producers of historical documentaries. From America’s conquest of the West to the controversial role of the press in wartime to the amazing career of the Depression-era thoroughbred Seabiscuit, the nation’s history has been repeatedly and vividly brought to life by Insignia’s innovative approach to filmmaking.
In his eighteen years of work in public television, Stephen Ives has established himself as one of the nation’s leading independent documentary directors. His landmark series The West was seen by more than 38 million people nationwide during its national PBS.. Read More
Pollak has been producing, researching and writing highly acclaimed documentaries for Public Television since 1992. Her investigative skills were rewarded early on when she received an individual Emmy for her leading role in researching.. Read More
Meg Metzger has been at Insignia Films since December, 2012. She worked in publishing for several years before making the transition to documentary film. Prior to working at Insignia, Meg ran her own literary agency in Athens, Greece; led a non-profit devoted to.. Read More
Jenna HillAssistant Editor
Jenna Hill has worked as an assistant editor and post production supervisor on a variety of documentaries for PBS and HBO including the Emmy Nominated series, The Weight of the Nation. She has been with Insignia Films since May 2012 working on Constitution USA with..Read More
Nina KrsticArchival Producer
Nina Krstic has been with Insignia since May 2012 working on Constitution USA with Peter Sagal, and most recently 1964. She has been an archival researcher and an associate producer on numerous productions including Helen Whitney’s four hour PBS special.. Read More
Connie HoneycuttProduction Associate
Connie Honeycutt is returning to Insignia Films after interning during the summer of 2011, working on Constitution USA with Peter Sagal, Grand Coulee Dam, and Custer’s Last Stand. After interning, she returned to school to finish her thesis documentary film.. Read More
Insignia was proud to help develop and launch this innovative documentary news organization that serves as a timely online counterweight to today’s 24/7 news cycle. Combining documentary techniques with shoe-leather reporting, […]