We Make Films.

Big ones. Small ones.

We make them over here and over there.

Branded and Unbranded.

 

ABOUT US

Jon Bougher
JON BOUGHER
DIRECTOR OF CONTENT

Jon is an Editor/Producer. His work has been featured on CNN International and The Today Show, and film festivals around the world. Jon also loves to teach, and has developed video/film workshops for students internationally. He strives to find new ways to tell a story, and new visual ideas and challenges.

Kohl Threlkeld
KOHL THRELKELD
CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Kohl is a Director of Photography. He has traveled internationally to produce content for clients like Jet Blue, The Rockefeller Foundation, USA Today, The Red Cross, and The Nobel Women’s Initiative. More than ever, his focus is on uncovering moments of human emotion and capturing them through evocative cinematography.

Ben Severance
Ben Severance
Director/Producer
Ben has created dynamic and award winning documentaries and commercials for a wide variety of clients, including Habitat for Humanity, Alzheimers Foundation and Country Crock.
Zach Niles
Zach Niles
Producer
Zach has produced award-winning films including “Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars” for PBS. He recently oversaw the opening of the Audio Institute in Haiti, the only college-level audio production school in the country.
Billy Buntin
Billy Buntin
Animator/Producer
Billy is an animator/producer who has been creating dynamic motion graphics for companies for over 6 years. Billy also started the web magazine, TheCruu.com, highlighting talented film crews and content creators.

PORTFOLIO

More Than a Meal

More Than a Meal

Non Profit
Disney Conservation Fund

Disney Conservation Fund

Commercial
Message in a Mango

Message in a Mango

Non-Profit
Saving Grauer’s Gorillas

Saving Grauer's Gorillas

Non-Profit
A World Changed: 100 Years of Philanthropy

A World Changed: 100 Years of Philanthropy

Non-Profit
Fly it Forward

Fly it Forward

Commercial
The Little Moments

The Little Moments

Commercial
Velo Coffee Roasters

Velo Coffee Roasters

Commercial
The Psychology of Design

The Psychology of Design

Commercial
Business Solutions to Poverty

Business Solutions to Poverty

Non-Profit
The Last Mile

The Last Mile

Non-Profit
Blacksun

Blacksun

Documentary

SERVICES

WHO WE ARE
“Emic” means “insider’s perspective.” This is what we strive for in our work — learning as much as possible from the people we film and whose stories we tell. Years of living and working in Haiti have given us an insider’s perspective to a country inundated by the world’s run-and-gun media, and we saw the negative effects that it left in its wake. We vowed that we would approach every project with the same care and consideration as if it were being done in our own backyard. We develop compelling narratives, find rich characters, and produce uncompromised visual content.Our work has been shown at global summits, screened at film festivals around the world and broadcast nationally on television. We’ve been fortunate to work with clients of all sizes, and we love a good challenge.
VIDEO PRODUCTIONS
We offer scalable crews to meet just about any need. We’re fortunate to work closely with a great group of talented professionals from producers, shooters, and editors to writers and graphic animators. We have state of the art editing suites and recording spaces.
EDUCATION
With experience leading workshops both in the US and abroad, we recognize the need to train local staff to shoot and produce visual content. We can lead workshops in video, photography and editing.
STRATEGY
We have years of experience working with non-profits and businesses of all sizes. We’re aware of the unique challenges that many organizations face implementing video strategies, and we can assist in designing strategies and campaigns that will help your videos go far and wide.

CONTACT

We’d love to hear from you, either for work, creative collaborations or just to say hi.

info@emicfilms.com
202.550.7088