LEGATUM FILMS

Legatum Films is a non-profit production company dedicated to crafting documentaries with care and dignity. We collaborate with cultural institutions, community organizations and independent producers to create films and online media that foster active engagement in cultural and in life.

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Legatum Collaborative

We offer a full range of  distribution, educational and marketing advice and advocacy to independent filmmakers looking to reach out to traditionally under served audiences. Legatum Collaborative achieves these goals without ever needing to own or exploit a filmmaker’s intellectual property rights, opening up a new landscape of distribution opportunities free of extraneous middlemen and […]

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Internship

OooLegatum Films interns are involved in all stages of documentary film production, from development through distribution. Upon completion of the program, interns are equipped with a broader understanding of how each task fits into an efficient, high quality documentary film production process. Please submit form for more information.

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These Virtual Reality Films Are Blazing a New Trail in Storytelling and Art

Virtual reality offers intriguing possibilities for documentaries. Before the advent of workable VR, many saw cinema as the medium with the most potential to transport the audience. Now, you can strap on a headset and find yourself anywhere, whether it’s on an island halfway around the world or in someone else’s headspace. At the Camden […]

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Documentary Filmmaking In 2018: From Hagiography To Bisbee ’17

2018 is a weird moment in the broad history of non-fiction storytelling. When everyone and their mother is listening to true crime podcasts before going to bed, catching the latest road trip documentary on insert television network or finding their new favorite niche issue documentary film, non-fiction storytelling has become not only ever present but […]

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Documentaries capture and share passions of filmmakers

Harley Wince made her first documentary film at age 14. It featured her underfunded public school in West Virginia, which was considered an unsafe learning environment due to a rampant black mold infestation. That film was lost due to technical difficulties, but later, Wince had the opportunity to make a documentary again. In her senior […]

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LEGATUM FILMS

Legatum Films is a non-profit production company dedicated to crafting documentaries with care and dignity. We collaborate with cultural institutions, community organizations and independent producers to create films and online media that foster active engagement in cultural and in life.