Documentary Filmmaking
To Help Brands Tell Their Story

Distill your message into one honest, human narrative, and viewers will identify. Make it compelling, and they engage. Distill Productions relies on documentary-style filmmaking, masterful cinematography, and intelligent distribution to create videos that mobilize your message.

On Our Blog.

Filming a Mother and her Cubs of the Year on the coast road

I didn’t go up to Churchill, last year.  I thought I’d enjoy an autumn off after 4 consecutive years helping Polar Bears International with their media outreach initiatives but, truth be told, I really missed it.  It was rewarding to once again walk the few streets of Churchill in the biting cold, to hear the crunch of snow underfoot as you walk past the sled dog puppies in front of the Trading Post, drive t...[continue]

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What we do.

Why Distill.

  1. Insight

    Digging deep into your brand and audience, we unearth your ultimate story.

  2. Innovation

    We never stop looking for fresh ways to tell your tale and deliver it to your audience.

  3. Artistry

    With creativity, experience, and skilled storytelling, we craft a narrative that moves your audience.

  4. Professionalism

    We keep communication clear and projects organized to deliver videos on time and on budget.

Your story, artfully distilled.

Who we work with.

Who we are.

Andy Adkins portrait

Andy Adkins

A few of Andy's career highlights include a two season stint as Senior Producer for the Emmy-winning Montana PBS series TERRA, as well as an Emmy nomination and a Western Writer Spur Award for his editorial work on the nationally televised documentary INDIAN RELAY. His film career began in 2006 when he co-produced and edited the award-winning documentary SOURCE TO SEA and he has since produced films for the National Park Service, National 4-H Council, and many other organizations. His commercial work includes producing the Get Lost, and High Plains broadcast campaigns for the Montana Office of Tourism.

Henry Harrison portrait

Henry Harrison

Henry moved to Montana from Ohio to make films - but not before detouring for a short software career. Now you can sometimes find Henry filming polar bears up close in Churchill, Manitoba or Svalbard, Norway for Polar Bears International. His extensive work filming fly fishing has taken him to Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego. Henry's work has appeared on National Geographic, The Discovery Channel, and The BBC.

George Potter portrait

George Potter

Australian-born George Potter has traveled the world as a conservation biologist and filmmaker. He has produced documentaries such as the first film on all twelve Native tribes of Montana and produced commercials for the likes of Vasque Footwear and The Conservation Alliance. He also started one of the world's first video podcasts - before iPods could even play video - winning a webby at SXSW in the process. George has also been nominated for the prestigious BBC Panda Awards and the Jackson Hole International Wildlife Film Festival.

MercuryCSCMercuryCSC is the sister company of Distill Productions and is a creative, strategic, communications agency that credibly connects brands to people who value authentic destinations and immersive experiences.

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