Folk Hero Films is a creative production house crafting short & FEATURE DOCUMENTARY FILMS, promotionals, app videos and commercials.

BAsed in Charlottesville, Virginia, Folk Hero offers production services from development to post for clients located all over the globe.

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NOW STREAMING ON AMAZON PRIME:

AN INSIDE LOOK AT THE BALTIMORE UNDERGROUND MUSIC SCENE THROUGH ONE OF ITS MOST PIVOTAL BANDS, DOUBLE DAGGER. WATCH OUR CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED FILM "IF WE SHOUT LOUD ENOUGH" ON AMAZON PRIME.

THREE FAMILIES FACING THE UNCERTAINTY OF LIFE, THE UNTIMELY LOSS OF INNOCENCE, AND THE STRUGGLE TO PROVIDE FOR ONE'S OWN. WATCH OUR AWARD WINNING DOCUMENTARY "THE HARVEST" ON AMAZON PRIME.


PROMOTIONAL WORK:

SINCE 2011 FOLK HERO HAS MADE OVER 20 SHORT FILMS FOR JA CHIP, A NON-PROFIT THAT PARTNERS WITH FAMILIES TO CREATE NURTURING HOME ENVIRONMENTS AND PROMOTE THE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF CHILDREN. EACH FILM HIGHLIGHTS A FAMILY WHO HAS DEFIED GREAT ODDS TO BECOME AN EXEMPLARY FIGURE IN OUR COMMUNITY.

IN 2015 CHARLOTTESVILLE REVIVED THEIR HISTORIC VALLEY LEAGUE BASEBALL TEAM, THE TOM SOX. THE NEW OWNERS HIRED FOLK HERO TO CELEBRATE THE INAUGURAL SEASON WITH A VISUALLY COMPELLING PROMOTIONAL. WE WORKED WITH COMPOSER ABEL OKUGAWA TO DESIGN THE STADIUM ATMOSPHERE AND MUSIC FOR OUR STORY.

MOUNTAIN LIONS WERE ONCE THOUGHT TO BE SOLITARY ANIMALS, BUT NEW FOOTAGE REVEALS QUITE THE CONTRARY. IN THIS SHORT FILM FEATURED ON NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, PRODUCED BY WILDFUTURES AND EDITED BY FOLK HERO, WE LEARN THE TRUTH ABOUT COUGAR SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR AND THE OBSTACLES THEY FACE IN ORDER TO SURVIVE AND THRIVE.


WORK IN PROGRESS:

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE MOVIE? IN THIS PREVIEW OF AN UPCOMING SHORT DOC BY FOLK HERO, ROBERT OF SNEAK REVIEWS, OUR FAVORITE MOVIE RENTAL HOUSE, EXPLAINS JUST HOW DIFFICULT THE ANSWER TO THAT QUESTION TRULY IS OR... SOMETHING. 

IN 2013 WE CRAFTED A SHORT PROMO FOR TEDx CHARLOTTESVILLE FEATURING THE FOUNDER OF C2I, INNOVATORS IN CONSERVATION CAPITALISM. FOLK HERO IS NOW WORKING WITH C2I AND THEIR SISTER COMPANY, GREEN TREES, TO MAKE A SERIES OF SHORT FILMS TO PROMOTE THEIR CORE MESSAGE.

MARK CLINE IS AN ARTIST, SCULPTOR, AND MAGICIAN BASED IN VIRGINIA. HE IS BEST KNOWN FOR HIS OUTLANDISH ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS WHICH INCLUDE DINOSAUR KINGDOM AND FOAM HENGE. FOLK HERO IS CURRENTLY MANAGING POST PRODUCTION FOR "BLUE RIDGE BARNUM", A FILM ABOUT THE ARTIST BY EMMA MANKEY.