Documentary filmmaking is about uncovering truth and searching for meaning.

It’s about curiosity, emotions, ideas, struggle and hope.

It’s about walking in the shoes of another human being and seeing the world through their story.


Tod Lending

Mr. Lending is an Academy Award™ nominated and national Emmy winning producer, director, writer and cinematographer whose work has aired nationally on ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, HBO; has been screened theatrically and awarded at national and international festivals; and has been televised internationally in Europe and Asia. He is the president and founder of Nomadic Pictures, a documentary film production company based in Chicago, and the Executive Director of Ethno Pictures, a nonprofit film company that produces and distributes educational films.

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