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Authentic.  Funny.  Moving.  Real.   At Human Interest Films, we focus squarely on the human element of the stories we tell.   We are filmmakers trained in the art and technique of documentary.  Telling human stories is what we do.

Our ability to skillfully and artfully leverage human stories in the service of our client’s message is our core competency.  It is “the Human Interest difference.”   Each one of us on the Human Interest Films team has made a career telling visual stories that deliver maximum impact.  We are experts in the art of message-driven storytelling.  

Our producers, directors, cinematographers and crew are the best in the business.   They have contributed their talents to films and television programs that have won Emmys, Oscars, and nearly every  major award and recognition in the media field.  It’s no surprise that Human Interest alumni are responsible for two  films nominated for Best Feature Documentary at this year’s Academy Awards.

If you’re human, we’re interested.

Contact us about your next project.  We look forward to working with you. 

Mike DeWitt, President and Executive Producer, is an Emmy-winning television producer, director,  writer and production executive with a long track record creating content for PBS, A&E, History, Discovery and many others.  Mike began his production career at WNET/Thirteen and ABC News Productions in New York.  He was a long-time contributor to the Emmy-winning series Biography on A&E.  Other broadcast credits include Worse Than War, a highly-acclaimed two-hour documentary for PBS.  For that film he logged over 65,000 air miles and directed film crews in eight countries.  Additional PBS credits include the documentary Delta Jews, the public affairs series Our Genes/Our Choices , the award-winning documentary series Exposé: America’s Investigative Reports and the Emmy-winning documentary Taking the Fifth.  He also produced the two-hour History Channel special Raise the Alabama!  As a producer, director and writer his work has been seen on dozens of cable television series including Discovery’s Justice Files and Court TV’s North Mission Road.  From 2007-2009 Mike was Vice President, Nonfiction Production for JTN Productions.  In 2010, he founded Human Interest Films, to create premium media content for broadcast, brands, corporations, causes, nonprofits and government agencies nationwide.