We are a boutique international film production company dedicated to developing and crafting character-driven film projects. We work in multiple languages and across a wide range of subjects.
Our work has been commissioned by the BBC, PBS and many other international broadcasters; our films have screened on more than 100 leading global channels; and they’ve won major honors, including two Peabodys and the Tribeca Film Festival Best Documentary award.
We make short films, concert films and promos for a range of clients including Nonesuch Records, Carnegie Hall, Vanity Fair, Sony Classics, eOne Music, The Artists Den, Q Prime, and Lincoln Center. We are the current record holder of “Most Bill Frisell EPKs”.
We work regularly with corporations, non-profits, and agencies to design and produce campaigns and videos. We are an end-to-end, full service production company, and have made videos for clients in 13 countries and over 15 locations in the US. For more on our production services, please visit www.normallifeworks.tv.
An award-winning writer, director and producer of documentaries and television programs.
Hugo’s directing credits include: Veleno for Fremantle & Amazon Prime Italy; The Jazz Ambassadors for PBS/WNET, BBC and ARTE; Land Rush, a film for internationally-acclaimed the Why Poverty? series; The Market Maker for PBS/WNET’s Wide Angle series; and A Normal Life, winner of the Tribeca Best Documentary award. He co-produced the theatrical documentary Youssou N’Dour: I Bring What I Love.
For more info, please see hugoberkeley.co.uk.
Eli’s film producer credits include: On a Knife Edge, a film for PBS about growing up on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota; Land Rush, a film for the Why Poverty? series about industrial vs. small-scale farming in Africa; and The Market Maker for PBS/WNET about agricultural development in Ethiopia. On the music side, Eli partnered with the late, great jazz producer/arranger Bob Belden to executive produce Miles Español for eOne Music. He worked for seven formative years at Nonesuch Records, where he Executive Produced jazz trumpeter Nicholas Payton’s Into the Blue and oversaw production of over 150 albums, including a dozen or so Grammy-winners. He regularly produces episodes of the PBS show Live from the Artists Den.