For PBS Frontline, examing the fate of two Massachusetts juvenile lifers in the wake of a landmark Supreme Court ruling.
One Day in Housing Court
A look at housing court in Massachusetts, produced for the Equal Justice Coalition.
Prisoners’ Legal Services called us to create a simple advocacy piece to present at a State House Justice Reform hearing. The testimony was so powerful we adapted on the fly to make a short documentary.
A parent co-op wanted a low-budget piece to showcase their unique approach to early childhood education.
The Joe Donovan Project
A documentary feature film about Joe Donovan, sentenced to life without parole when he was 17 years old.
Winner of the 2012 Jury Prize for Best Narrative Short at the Napa Valley Film Festival.
Tell us who you are. What you want. Who you want to reach. What Impact you want to make.
2. Mold It
We craft this into a story, with all the moving parts.
3. Shoot it
On the ground production -- start to finish -- from shooting to editing to deliverable video.
We tell stories.
So who are we? Shepardgate is headed by Jason Pugatch, a screenwriter and documentary filmmaker who spent 7 years helping to build an arts education non profit in Los Angeles. We work alongside the best digital professionals in the business both locally (Boston, MA) and around the country but have a very personal story development and post- production process.
Just like Freshman English, video is a requirement in today’s business and non profit environment. We’re comfortable woking at any level, pace and budget, and with anyone from fledgling non profit to celebrity endorsed causes. Mostly, we’re here to help.
Combining a love of storytelling with mission-driven, impact-oriented documentary filmmaking.