IMMERSIVE RUGGID STORIES

DOCUMENTARY 

We capture honest, authentic and engaging short stories of people doing incredible things.  Our films are crafted with intention, and creativity. Whether you're trying to create positive change in your community, or you're passionate about an environmental issue, we want to hear about it. 

COMMERCIAL

We work with businesses, tour operators, non-for-profits and organizations that think beyond the bottom-line. Businesses that have meaningful impact in their community, and the environment. We collaborate with them to share their story and capture the spirit of their work. 

FILMS

Check out a sample of our work below. 

WHO WE'VE WORKED WITH

We're a film production company with a passion for visual storytelling that's creative, inspiring and meaningful. We work with individuals, businesses and communities to share authentic stories of adventure, culture and life.  

Joseph Crawford

DIRECTOR 

Joseph's passion for visual story telling comes from a love for adventure and the outdoors. He excels in wild places where his heart beats fastest. Through film and photography, Joe focuses on telling meaningful and honest stories  provoke emotion in his audiences.   His love for film was sparked during a summer on Haida Gwaii in 2009, when he created the film Sea to Peak for Parks Canada in Gwaii Haanas. This film was was screened at the Banff Mountain Film Festival. He continues to work on outdoor related film projects feeding his appetite for wild places.

Allison Smith

DIRECTOR / WRITER

Allison Smith is a filmmaker, writer, visual artist and co-owner of the Haida Gwaii based film production company, Braid Films. Allison has a love for sharing meaningful, soul-feeding stories that matter. Her most recent documentary short, Eyes of Society, was selected for the 2017 Banff Mountain Film Festival, 2017 DC Short Film Festival and aired on Air Canada‚Äôs In-flight Entertainment. Her writing can be seen in Northword Magazine, Dote Magazine and Calgary is Awesome. She brings a wealth of knowledge in all things business and community. With a BScH in Biology & Psychology, a Master's in Management from London Business School, and experience studying Improv at the Second City.

WHERE TO FIND US

Haida Gwaii, British Columbia
hello@braidfilms.com
250-637-1550

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