About

 

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, cultural dilemmas and social change through the production process.

Educationally, we work in both underserved communities where access to media and technology training is limited, while also performing university instruction and direct community workshops with award winning outcomes.   CONTACT ENVISION FILMS

 

 

ENVISION FILM AWARDS — 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 WorldFest – International Film Festival (07), OFFICIAL SELECTION – Silverlake Film Festival – Los Angeles, CA (07), FIRST PRIZE WINNER – Sony/Videomaker Short Film Competition (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)

 FILMMAKING INSTRUCTION

 For samples of student work, click HERE

Jeffrey B. Teitler holds degrees from Yale University’s, Yale School of Drama as well as New York University’s, Tisch School of the Arts. Currently he serves as Associate 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.   Filmmaking instruction focuses on story-telling techniques, aesthetics and new media technologies. Our students (university and independent) regularly conceive ideas, develop scripts and explore fictional /non-fictional characters through the independent film production process.

 

STUDENT AWARDS  –  NESN’S Next Producer – Finalist – 2017, Yale School of Drama – 5 CCSU Film Alumnus Receive Commissions to Film –  2017,   Accepted –  New York University’s Tisch School of The Arts –  MFA, Film Program, 2016, Chain NYC Film Festival – Winner – Documentary Short- 2015, Trinity Film Festival – Official Selection- 2015, Health Justice Connecticut – 1st Place Winner – 2014, BolderLife Film Festival – Official Selection- 2013, New England Film and Music Festival – 2013, Trinity Film Festival – Best Director – 2013, Yobi Film Competition – Top 5 Finalist – 2013, Speechless Film Festival – Official Selection – 2013, One Lens Film Festival – Official Selection – Los Angeles, CA – 2013, WINNER BEST EDITING – RE-IMAGE 2012 – Student Catagory, Las Vegas Film Festival – Student Film Catagory – 2012, 15 Minutes of Fame Film Festival – 2012, WSWC PSA Competition 2nd Place – 2012, New York International Film Festival – 2012, Indie Flix Online Film Festival – 2012, The Second District – Filming Pilot. – 2011, WSWC PSA Competition 2nd Place – 2011, Gov’s Complete Count Committee – State Census Campaign – 2010, WSWC PSA Competition 1st Place – 2010

FEATURED WORK

THE OUTTAKE SERIES – UNUSED STORIES FROM THE SWEETEST LAND

THE SWEETEST LAND will begin festival submissions in June of 2017. We would like to thank The Center’s for Disease Control (CDC), Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard School of Law, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, The Injury Prevention Center and The LEF Foundation for your assistance and engagement throughout our post production period. Sometimes a story can change everything. 

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ENVISION FILMS HAS RECEIVED SUPPORT FROM:

 

 

  

LEF FOUNDATION            PETER J. KNOX           WISE FAMILY FOUNDATION           CONNECTICUT COMMISSION ON CULTURE AND TOURISIM           COMMUNITY BANK FOUNDATION            CCSU FOUNDATION          WADSWORTH ATHENEUM

For Filmmaking Inquiries, CONTACT ENVISION FILMS