We’re an LA-based production company, making engaging videos to help innovative companies connect with their customers. We love to collaborate with diverse people who are creating positive change in the world.
Our mission is to communicate your brand’s mission, by producing web videos that are informed by the power of documentary storytelling.
Video Production Work
Harry’s Razors & Highland Capital
A short film about the relationship between Harry’s Razors, a disruptive consumer brand, and Highland Capital, one of their earliest backers.
Thomson Reuters – DELETE_ALL
How can data scientists help to find technology-driven solutions to help end human trafficking.
Brunswick Park is an innovative line of Merino Wool outerwear that’s equally at home in the boardroom and the gym.
Panacea de la Montana
And now we begin. Inner peace awaits at a yoga retreat in the Costa Rican hillside.
Conferences like Inspire include a ton of great content, but it’s not just about those moments, it’s about the moments in between.
Bostinno 50 On Fire
50 On Fire is an annual celebration of Boston’s most innovative and game-changing people, organizations and brands.
Status: completed 2014
Commissioned by Streetwise Media, Boston UpFront is a look a the challenges Boston faces in education, infrastructure and venture funding for the new economy.
Letting Go of Adele
Status: currently in post-production
The moving story of a lonely, isolated woman with a heart condition whose life is transformed by a service dog, and what happens when she has to let go of the loyal companion who changed her life.
To learn more, visit lettinggoofadele.com
Restarting The Motor City
Status: currently in pre-production/fundraising
A disparate group of locals and transplants trying to rebuild a fractured Detroit must free themselves from the shackles of 20th Century short sightedness and innovate together to create a city of the future.
To learn more, visit restartingthemotorcity.com
24 Hours at the South Street Diner
Status: completed 2012
Boston’s South Street Diner is the city’s only 24/7 restaurant and the closest thing you’ll find to a real-life Cheers – a place where night workers comingle with party kids over burgers and shakes.
Some Of Our Clients
We provide complete video production services from initial concept through to final delivery.
What we offer
We’re a full service production company and can handle every aspect of project development, execution and delivery.
Typical projects for us include:
- Short-form documentary-style “branded content”
- Long form promotional documentaries
- Product launch videos
- Kickstarter videos
- “About Us” videos
- Fundraising films
Our process can be broken down into four stages: development, pre-production, production and post-production.
- Whether you have a clear idea of the sort of video you want or not, we’ll work with you to develop a concept that will deliver against your goals
- We’ll work with your budget to develop an approach that gives you the most bang for your buck
- We’ll challenge your preconceptions to make sure we produce work that connects with your audience and communicates your message effectively
Pre-pro is the time to get everything set for production.
- We’ll assemble the necessary crew and cast
- If we’re conducting interviews, we’ll develop discussion guides and question lists
- We’ll scout locations and obtain the necessary permits
- We’ll schedule the the shoot and make sure everyone involved knows where they need to be and when
We assemble a comprehensive, experienced crew, staffed to suit the requirements of your project. Often that will include:
- Director of Photography and Camera Operators
- Audio Mixer
- Production Assistants and Grips
- Hair, Make-up, Wardrobe and Styling
This is where the magic happens, and we provide a full-range of cinematic post-production services, including:
- Story editing
- Audio post-production
- Color grading
- Music supervision
- Title design and motion graphics as needed
- Final delivery of your video assets
Go ahead, get in touch.
We’re based in downtown Los Angeles, and we travel all over the world to make web videos, commercials and commissioned documentary films.
If you would like to hire us as your video production partner, please call or email:
+1 (213) 357-1165 / firstname.lastname@example.org
We respond to all inquiries, so if you haven’t heard from us within a couple of business days, please check your spam filter, or give us a call.
Long Haul Films was founded by Director Melissa Dowler and Director of Photography Tom Dowler to make uplifting and authentic videos, about diverse and interesting people, that inspire audiences to think differently about the world.
This is us
My focus is to push forward diverse voices in film; explore how innovation and creativity are changing our world; and find the extraordinary in the stories of ordinary people and places all around us.