Keep it real with non-fiction film

We provide professional talent and creative technicians to deliver captivating content.


Photo: we directed and shot a multi-location, multi-camera video for a national union.

Showcase Examples of Our Non-Fiction Films

All production and post-production work © FWD:labs  •  Music: Jonathan Elias "Move"

App Demo


Demonstrating a Mobile App's Value Proposition

Direction + Production + Cinematography + Post

Book Trailer

Urban Landscapes

Unveiling a First Look at a Large-Format Book

Direction + Cinematography + Post

Behind-the-Scenes / EPK

UNITE "901 Salon"

Capturing an Energetic Fashion Photo Shoot

Direction + Production + Cinematography + Post

Business Documentary

Frame 2000

Highlighting an Artisan's Values and Craftsmanship to Demo Business

Production + Cinematography

Event Video

UCLA Alumni Day

Covering a Day-Long Event with a Scripted Structure, 3 Years Back-To-Back

Direction + Production + Cinematography + Post

Fundraising Video

The Antaeus Company "Auction Promo"

Entertaining Content to Boost Online Auction Engagement

Direction + Cinematography + Post

Non-Profit Documentary

The Durfee Foundation "First Person"

Showcasing a Series of Grantees for a Non-Profit

Direction + Production + Cinematography + Post

TV Commercial

Brookline College

Sharing a Simple, Informative Testimonial for a Trade School

Production + Cinematography + Post

Website Demo


Introducing a Digital Portfolio Review, Pairing Photogs with Experts

Cinematography + Post

and many more


Pricing & Service Features for Non-Fiction Films



This plan is hourly-based, uses our creative direction, and is a cost-effective approach to getting you the most bang for your buck.
Prep • Conference Call
Shoot • 1 Hour Production
• Local, Free Location
Crew • Director/DP
Equipment • Camera
Post • 1 Hour Cut
• Social Media Upload



This plan is project-based, uses our creative direction, and provides room to brainstorm and revise while staying on time and on budget.
Prep • Conference Call
• Treatment and Moodboards
• Shooting Schedule
Shoot • 5-Hour Production
• Local, Rented Location
Crew • Director/DP
• Camera Assistant
Equipment • Camera
• Lighting and Grip
Post • 5-Hour Edit with 1-Hour Revision Retainer
• Social Media Upload



Need more? Upgrades available. Additional production/post time starts at $75 per hour. See our rate card for more.
All jobs are quoted out, contracted, and billed 50% or more upfront before starting.

Photo: we shot 4k with a vintage zoom lens for a documentary for a legendary basketball coach.

Some of Our Clients

The Durfee Foundation
Lucia Comnes
Michael Grecco

Great Results, On Time, High Integrity

Kathy Lisiewicz
"Aaron is a creative cinematographer and director who is able to understand the needs of the client, create a detailed plan that explains his approach to those needs, and deliver a final product that is engaging and entertaining."
Kathy Lisiewicz, Production Coordinator

110% Every Time

Brooke Dooley
"Aaron is a very professional and competent Director of Photography. He puts 110% into every project. He understands the importance of collaboration and uses his creativity to ensure the best images are captured."
Brooke Dooley, Producer

Diligent, Intelligent, Creative

"Aaron is an incredibly diligent, intelligent, and creative Director of Photography and entrepreneur. Thanks to his enviable work ethic, personal vision, and affable nature he has already succeeded in many ways as a designer, film maker, and friend and I know he will only continue to impress and inspire in his future endeavors."
Jaraad Virani, Director

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Photo: we rigged an iPad teleprompter using spare Redrock parts for a promotional video.