Portfolio Category: work

Rethinking Mass Demonstrations

PERF, a law enforcement think tank has conducted an important study for police across the country.  In the wake of the summer protests in 2020, police departments must rethink how to handle large demonstrations.  The key, PERF says, is successful community relations.  West Street produced and directed a short video to introduce the study and…
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DC Police Cadet Program

The Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, DC works hard to recruit officers who were born and raised in DC.  Who better to become the next generation of police? Their unique program offers high school grads a college degree, a full time job while in school, and a career as an officer after graduation.  West Street…
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Fundraising

How do you film and produce a fundraising video during COVID when you can't film?  You have to get creative! "Student PIRGs" asked for our help for their student action group across the country.  We went to work, remotely.
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Daughter of the Boycott

Award winning journalist Karen Gray Houston published an emotional account of growing up in Montgomery Alabama during the heart of the civil rights movement in America. A very personal story of her father and uncle's behind the scenes organizing of the Montgomery Bus Boycott.  Her uncle becoming the attorney for Rosa Parks, and at one…
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MPD – Washington DC Police Recruitment

West Street leads the way in smart recruitment video production for law enforcement and first responder production. From the smallest agency, to big city policing, West Street creates, produces and directs recruitment videos for all media from social to web sites. Today, every frame of video makes a statement about your agency. Recruitment videos are not…
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Handling “Suicide by Cop” a Training Program

PERF - The Police Executive Research Forum took on one of the most difficult and emotional situations facing any law enforcement officer. When  someone chooses to take their own life while confronting a police officer to use lethal force to achieve that goal. PERF developed an extensive training program the help police end the situation…
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PERF – Police Executive Research Foundation

PERF - is a Washington "think tank" for law enforcement agencies across the country.  Their latest project is called "Chapter 2", a guide to retirement for police executives.  Many police chiefs and other law enforcement executives qualify for retirement after 20-30 years of service.  Some retiring in their early 60s or even late 50s.  West…
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The Galapagos

West Street produced and directed a series of science videos for Celebrity Cruises and their new ship "Flora" cruising in the Galapagos Islands.  Passengers explore the region on a science based journey, with expert guides.  Our videos are used in their presentations on board the ship. See the entire series here.
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The Promise of JPSS

The JPSS satellite is changing the way forecasters are able to predict severe weather, and major natural events which threaten lives and property. From hurricanes to volcanos, to forest fires and floods, high resolution images and instruments are giving meteorologists new tools to make more accurate predictions days in advance. The JPSS satellite is the…
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Climate Summit Promo

Each year StormCenter Communications hosts a "Climate and Weather Summit" for broadcast meteorologists from around the country. An extraordinary gathering to learn about the latest in climate research, climate change, and forecasting. West Street produced a promotion spot targeting broadcasters to attend the summit.
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