film / video / tv

film / video / tv

documentaries

A Week in the Life of a Chinese Student

A Week in the Life of a Chinese Student

Client: Sandler Films, Inc./People’s Republic of China

Distributor: AIMS Multimedia/Chinese National Television

Running Time: 20 minutes

Audience: General Audiences

Description: The People's Republic of China co-produced this documentary to promote international travel to their nation.

  • Silver Award — Houston International Film Festival
  • Silver Metal — International Film & TV Festival of New York

AIDS and Kids: The Whitney Project

AIDS and Kids: The Whitney Project

Client: AIMS Multimedia

Distributor: AIMS Multimedia

Running Time: 12 minutes

Audience: Grades 3 – Adult

Description: We searched through 14 hours of candid documentary footage to find the right scenes to tell this heartwarming story of friendship. A sixth grade class in Pecos, New Mexico gets to know a girl in Illinois with AIDS. Hosted by TV stars Joey and Matthew Lawrence.

  • Gold CINDY — International Association of Audio Visual Communicators
  • Telly — Bronze Award
  • Bronze Plaque — Columbus International Film & Video Festival

“This exceptionally well-done video helps teach young people to have compassion for people with HIV/AIDS.”

— Compassion Books

The Chinese Way of Life

The Chinese Way of Life

Client: Sandler Films, Inc./People’s Republic of China

Distributor: AIMS Multimedia/Chinese National Television

Running Time: 24 minutes

Audience: General Audiences

Description: The People's Republic of China co-produced this documentary to promote international travel to their nation.

“This informatively structured overview glimpses changes in both rural and urban Chinese life ... for school and public libraries.”

— Booklist, American Library Association

World of Insects Series

Client: Sandler Films, Inc.

Distributor: Lucerne Media

Audience: Grades K - 8

Description: Dramatic close–up footage illustrates basic facts about insects and their world.

The World of Insects: The Cycle of Life

Running Time: 20 minutes

The World of Insects: Defense Against Enemies

Running Time: 12 minutes

The World of Insects: Body Structure and Function

Running Time: 16 minutes

AIMS Multimedia History of the United States of America Series

Client: AIMS Multimedia

Distributor: AIMS Multimedia

Audience: Grades 6 - 12

Forming a New Nation (1760-1800)

Running Time: 21 minutes

Westward Migration (1800-1860)

Running Time: 21 minutes

The Civil War and Reconstruction (1860-1900)

Running Time: 20 minutes

World War One and the Great Depression (1900-1939)

Running Time: 18 minutes

World War Two and the Cold War (1939-1969)

Running Time: 25 minutes

The Cold War Thaws (1970-1993)

Running Time: 25 minutes

Bees and How They Live

Client: AIMS Multimedia

Distributor: AIMS Multimedia

Running Time: 15 minutes

Audience: Grades 4 – 12

Description: Fascinating look into the lives and hives of bees.

African Apes and How They Live

Client: AIMS Multimedia

Distributor: AIMS Multimedia

Running Time: 17 minutes

Audience: Grades 4 – 6

Description: Documentary brings viewers face to face with the primates of Africa’s dense tropical rain forests, including mountain gorillas and the mysterious pygmy chimpanzees.

Animals of the North Pacific

Client: AIMS Multimedia

Distributor: AIMS Multimedia

Running Time: 18 minutes

Audience: Grades 4 – 12

Description: Stellar Sea Eagles, jellyfish, scallops, and beaked whales make up part of the cast of arctic creatures explored in this documentary.

Animals of the African Plains

Client: AIMS Multimedia

Distributor: AIMS Multimedia

Running Time: 17 minutes

Audience: Grades 4 – 8

Description: In spite of its dry, desert-like appearance, some of the world's rarest and most spectacular animals live here.

Grasshoppers and How They Live

Client: AIMS Multimedia

Distributor: AIMS Multimedia

Running Time: 17 minutes

Audience: Grades 4 – 6

Description: Close-up photography takes the viewer into the life cycle of the grasshopper.

Beetles and How They Live

Client: AIMS Multimedia

Distributor: AIMS Multimedia

Running Time: 17 minutes

Audience: Grades 4 – 8

Description: A beetle-catching expedition collects whirligig beetles, diving beetles, ladybugs, and others for close-up observation.

Ecosystem of a Pond

Client: AIMS Multimedia

Distributor: AIMS Multimedia

Running Time: 18 minutes

Audience: Grades 4 – 8

Description: The tranquil surface of a pond belies the busy ecosystem living within.

All About Birds

Client: AIMS Multimedia

Distributor: AIMS Multimedia

Running Time: 20 minutes

Audience: Grades K – 3

Description: Birds live everywhere. Their feathers and other physical characteristics are examined in fascinating detail.