ENVISION FILMS, LLC

 

Nationally recognized, Envision Films is an independent film production company focused on compelling story-telling, artistic collaborations and media education. Developing both scripted and non-scripted productions, our work explores complex characters, artistic media, cultural dilemmas and social change through the production process.

 

 FILMMAKING INSTRUCTION

Jeffrey B. Teitler holds degrees from Yale University’s, Yale School of Drama and New York University’s, Tisch School of the Arts. Currently, he serves as full Professor of Production within Central Connecticut State University’s Department of Communication.  He is also an Artist-in-Residence at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center.   Instructionally,  students (university and independent) explore issues, conceive ideas, develop scripts and produce fictional /non-fictional cinematic works through the independent film production process.  Our results, commercially and instructionally regularly achieve national recognition. 

ENVISION FILM AWARDS

INDIEFEST HUMANITARIAN AWARD – Award of Distinction’20 – SAN DIEGO BLACK FILM FESTIVAL – Official Selection’20 – AWARENESS FILM FESTIVAL – Official Selection’19 – INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL CHANGE FILM FESTIVAL – Official Selection’19 – URBAN FILM FESTIVAL – Official Selection’19 – (IN)JUSTICE FOR ALL FILM FESTIVAL – Official Selection/Special Recognition’19 – CAPITOL CITY BLACK FILM FESTIVAL – Official Selection ’19 – SAN FRANCISCO DANCE FILM FESTIVAL – Official Selection ’19 – COMMUNITY ARTS FESTIVAL – Feature Selection ’19 – DAVINCI INTERNATIONAL FILM AWARDS – Finalist ’19 – FILM INVASION LOS ANGELES – Official Selection ’19 – FORT WORTH INDIE FILM SHOWCASE – Best Documentary ’19 – LOWER EAST SIDE FILM FESTIVAL – Official Selection ’19 – DOCS WITHOUT BOARDERS – Outstanding Excellence ’19 – LATTITUDE FILM AWARDS, LONDON – Bronze Winner ’19 – NEW HAVEN DOCS – Official Selection ’19 –LOS ANGELES FILM AWARDS – Festival Winner ’19 -QUEENS WORLD FILM FESTIVAL – Festival Winner ’19 – AMERICAN PUBLIC HEALTH FILM FESTIVAL – Official Selection ’17, URBAN MEDIAMAKERS FILM FESTIVAL – Official Selection ’17, ATLANTA INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL – Official Selection ’17, IMPACT DOCS AWARD – Documentary Filmmaking – ’17, CINEMA LOS ANGELES FILM FESTIVAL – Official Selection – ’17, MANCHESTER LIFTOFF ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL – Official Selection’17, STORYMODE FILM FESTIVAL – Best Documentary ’17, CASE – Circle of Excellence Award ’17, ACCOLADE AWARD – Documentary Filmmaking ’17, BEST SHORT AWARD – Documentary Filmmaking ’17, AMERICAN PUBLIC HEALTH FILM FESTIVAL – Official Selection – ’16, CASE AWARD – Educational Filmmaking – ’16, ACCOLADE AWARD OF MERIT – Documentary Filmmaking – ’09, OFFICIAL SELECTION – BOSTON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – ’09’, PLATINUM REMI AWARD – HOUSTON WORDLFEST– International Film Festival (07), OFFICIAL SELECTION – SILVERLAKE FILM FESTIVAL – Los Angeles, CA (07), FIRST PRIZE WINNER –SONY?VIDEOMAKER FILM & VIDEO FESTIVAL (07), OFFICIAL SELECTION – SOUTHERN FILM FESTIVAL  (07), OFFICIAL SELECTION – YALE CABARET, WEST, OFFICIAL SELECTION – GOLDEN STAR SHORT FILM FESTIVAL LOS ANGELES, CA, OFFICIAL SELECTION – SOUTHERN FILM FESTIVAL, TOP 20 SCREENPLAY – KEY WEST INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL, TOP SCREENPLAY – TELLURIDE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (INDIEFEST)

 

 

ENVISION FILMS RECEIVES SUPPORT FROM:  LEF FOUNDATION – PETER J. KNOX – WISE FAMILY FOUNDATION – SAINT FRANCIS HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER – CONNECTICUT COMMISSION ON CULTURE AND TOURISM – COMMUNITY BANK FOUNDATION – CCSU FOUNDATION – UCONN FOUNDATION – WADSWORTH ATHENEUM