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SheridanWorks explores the lives of people around the world doing extraordinary things. Many of our stories focus on the lived experiences of people that are facing, and finding solutions for, the most difficult social and economic challenges. Other stories capture creative people in action. Our filmmaking style prioritizes visual experience.

LearningWorks puts to use our 25 years of documentary filmmaking experience to educate a new generation of storytellers.

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Counter Crisis

Counter Crisis

Counter Crisis captures the human tendency to shirk responsibility and avoid the root-causes of problems until disaster requires heroic responses.

2004, 5:30 min

Benoît Rolland – Master Bow Maker

Benoît Rolland – Master Bow Maker

Benoît Rolland has made 1,950 wood bows during his 49-year career. Most of the major soloists of the past three decades have acquired a Rolland bow, sometimes several. The films are a journey into the mind and work of Rolland as he works on bows and dialogs with musicians.

2012-2020

Home Sweet Home – Housing for the Disabled

Home Sweet Home – Housing for the Disabled

Stories of the physically and mentally disabled and the state and local agencies helping them to move off the streets and out of institutions into their own homes – often for the first time in their lives.

2015, 2 videos, 6 min each

Boston Camerata: An American Christmas 2020

Boston Camerata: An American Christmas 2020

Filmed with four cameras at Boston’s Old North Church during the 2020 pandemic, this classic Camerata program of Americana is particularly appropriate to a year of struggle and hope.

2020, 50 min

Profiles of Visiting Artists

Profiles of Visiting Artists

Isabella Stewart Gardner surrounded herself with creative people. The Artist-in-Residence program continues her tradition of inviting artists to live, think, and work at the Museum.

2006-2020

Mixed Blessings

Mixed Blessings

A public-art installation that activates the “fourth wall” – the plane between the stage and the audience. Video imagery is constructed to fit the windows facing the diners at the Channel Café.

2007, 28 min