Passerby Films

New York City

Passerby Films is an award-winning production & post-production company based in Brooklyn. Projects we've worked on have aired on ESPN, HGTV, Travel Channel, Food Network and MTV, Nike.com and the BBC.

Our Travel Channel Digital series "Jacked With Spirits" was honoree at the 2015 Webby Awards.

The branded content series "Simple Acts of Kindness" that we collaborated on with AOL Studios won a Silver Telly Award in the Cause Marketing category.

"REFUGE," our first feature film, won Best Director at the Fantastic Planet Film Festival in Sydney and is currently available on SHOWTIME.

Branded Content

  • FATHERLY.COM
    FATHERLY.COM
  • BTS: ESPN Magazine spent the day with NBA rookie Greg Oden on the set of his first commercial (Sony EX-1)
    BTS: ESPN Magazine spent the day with NBA rookie Greg Oden on the set of his first commercial (Sony EX-1)
  • BTS: ESPN SportsCenter spot with Shaun White (Panasonic HVX-200)
    BTS: ESPN SportsCenter spot with Shaun White (Panasonic HVX-200)
  • BTS: Fashion Brand Kellner's new Fall 2015 line (Canon Mark 3)
    BTS: Fashion Brand Kellner's new Fall 2015 line (Canon Mark 3)
  • Fatherly & Plum Organics: Parenting Unfiltered
    Fatherly & Plum Organics: Parenting Unfiltered
  • Parenting Unfiltered: Work/Life Balance
    Parenting Unfiltered: Work/Life Balance
  • BTS: NYTimes Conference "Visualized" (Canon Mark 3)
    BTS: NYTimes Conference "Visualized" (Canon Mark 3)
  • MTV World commissioned this profile of sneaker artist Keiji Ando (Panasonic HVX-200)
    MTV World commissioned this profile of sneaker artist Keiji Ando (Panasonic HVX-200)
  • BTS: Laika Studios produces ESPN's first stop-motion animation spot. (Pan DVX-100)
    BTS: Laika Studios produces ESPN's first stop-motion animation spot. (Pan DVX-100)
  • BTS: My daughter Sofia painting at age 6 (Canon Mark 3)
    BTS: My daughter Sofia painting at age 6 (Canon Mark 3)
  • BTS: Shapeways/MoMa: Design Boutique "Nervous System" designed a 3D Printed Dress acquired by MoMa. (Canon Mark 3)
    BTS: Shapeways/MoMa: Design Boutique "Nervous System" designed a 3D Printed Dress acquired by MoMa. (Canon Mark 3)
  • Fatherly.com teamed up with the NFL to make this tribute to some pretty proud fathers.
    Fatherly.com teamed up with the NFL to make this tribute to some pretty proud fathers.
  • http://www.sho.com/titles/3428236/refuge

Web Series

  • Jacked With Spirits: Seattle, WA
    Jacked With Spirits: Seattle, WA
  • AOL - BUILT BY GIRLS
    AOL - BUILT BY GIRLS
  • BBC: Bach, A Passionate Life
    BBC: Bach, A Passionate Life
  • Travel Channel: 16 part series on America's booming craft beer movement
    Travel Channel: 16 part series on America's booming craft beer movement
  • Ulive: A Well Designed Life: Learn how to make a uniquely original New Year's cocktail.
    Ulive: A Well Designed Life: Learn how to make a uniquely original New Year's cocktail.
  • Jacked High West 0235563
    Jacked High West 0235563
  • ULIVE: A Well Designed Life: In this episode, we learn how to make a fun and festive "Holiday Bento"
    ULIVE: A Well Designed Life: In this episode, we learn how to make a fun and festive "Holiday Bento"
  • Travel Channel: "Expedition Unknown's" Josh Gates takes you on a tour of his favorite things to do in his hometown of LA
    Travel Channel: "Expedition Unknown's" Josh Gates takes you on a tour of his favorite things to do in his hometown of LA
  • Jacked Sun Liquor 0235565
    Jacked Sun Liquor 0235565
  • Travel Channel: Episode 8 of "Microbrew Madness" set in Fort Collins, CO
    Travel Channel: Episode 8 of "Microbrew Madness" set in Fort Collins, CO
  • Ulive: Mom Genes: A 7-episode series exploring life from 3 generational perspectives in the same family.
    Ulive: Mom Genes: A 7-episode series exploring life from 3 generational perspectives in the same family.
  • Travel Channel: Day in the Life w/ "Expeditions Unknown's" Josh Gates
    Travel Channel: Day in the Life w/ "Expeditions Unknown's" Josh Gates

Profiles, Case Studies & Ethnographies

  • STORM KING ART CENTER: MAYA LIN TRIBUTE FILM
    STORM KING ART CENTER: MAYA LIN TRIBUTE FILM
  • PER SCHOLAS is a national nonprofit that drives positive and proven social change in communities across the country by providing free IT job training to Americans in cities where it is needed most.
    PER SCHOLAS is a national nonprofit that drives positive and proven social change in communities across the country by providing free IT job training to Americans in cities where it is needed most.
  • LANDCOVER PROMOTIONAL FILM
    LANDCOVER PROMOTIONAL FILM
  • FATHERLY.COM
    FATHERLY.COM
  • KELLNER: FASHION
    KELLNER: FASHION
  • HELEN-OWEN-CAREY CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER
    HELEN-OWEN-CAREY CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER
  • SEEDS OF PEACE: Non-profit, non-political organization that helps teenagers from regions of conflict learn the skills of making peace.
    SEEDS OF PEACE: Non-profit, non-political organization that helps teenagers from regions of conflict learn the skills of making peace.
  • COMMON GROUND: Ending Homelessness in New York - Organization Profile
    COMMON GROUND: Ending Homelessness in New York - Organization Profile
  • PS 321: PARK SLOPE BROOKLYN
    PS 321: PARK SLOPE BROOKLYN
  • FATHERLY.COM
    FATHERLY.COM
  • http://www.sho.com/titles/3428236/refuge

Commercial Editorial

  • Sportscenter: Spy :30 (2011 One Show Pencil Bronze; Cannes Film Lion Bronze; One Show Top Ten)
    Sportscenter: Spy :30 (2011 One Show Pencil Bronze; Cannes Film Lion Bronze; One Show Top Ten)
  • Nike: Force Fate
    Nike: Force Fate
  • SportsCenter: Conditioning Coach :30
    SportsCenter: Conditioning Coach :30
  • ESPN: Fantasy Football, "Tuesdays" :30
    ESPN: Fantasy Football, "Tuesdays" :30
  • ESPN Brand: Sign Language :30
    ESPN Brand: Sign Language :30
  • ESPN: Fantasy Football: Call in :30
    ESPN: Fantasy Football: Call in :30
  • Our team built a modified camera case for Delta that recorded the odyssey of a bag of luggage to promote their Bag Tracker App.
    Our team built a modified camera case for Delta that recorded the odyssey of a bag of luggage to promote their Bag Tracker App.
  • SportsCenter: Handshake :30
    SportsCenter: Handshake :30
  • World Cup 2010: POV :30
    World Cup 2010: POV :30
  • Sprite Manifesto
    Sprite Manifesto
  • ESPN Sunday Night Baseball: Caroline :30
    ESPN Sunday Night Baseball: Caroline :30
  • Southern Comfort Manifesto
    Southern Comfort Manifesto
  • SportsCenter: Superman :30
    SportsCenter: Superman :30
  • SportsCenter: Machine :30
    SportsCenter: Machine :30
  • SportsCenter: Watching the Tape :30
    SportsCenter: Watching the Tape :30
  • ESPN Sunday Night Baseball: Stealing :30
    ESPN Sunday Night Baseball: Stealing :30
  • Tabasco Manifesto
    Tabasco Manifesto
  • SportsCenter 3D: Break it, Buy it :30
    SportsCenter 3D: Break it, Buy it :30
  • ESPN Content: Fanwich v.2
    ESPN Content: Fanwich v.2
  • Laika Animation Studios: The Making of Believe
    Laika Animation Studios: The Making of Believe
  • ESPN Content: Fanwich v.1
    ESPN Content: Fanwich v.1
  • ESPN Magazine: Behind the Scenes
    ESPN Magazine: Behind the Scenes
  • Part 3 of a 3 part series for Nike following NHL rookie superstar Steve Stamkos. (Sony EX-1)
    Part 3 of a 3 part series for Nike following NHL rookie superstar Steve Stamkos. (Sony EX-1)
  • Part 1 of a 3 part series for Nike following NHL rookie superstar Steve Stamkos. (Sony EX-1)
    Part 1 of a 3 part series for Nike following NHL rookie superstar Steve Stamkos. (Sony EX-1)
  • BTS: (Editor only) Nike: Road to Boom: Segment 2 with Steve Stamkos (Sony EX-1)
    BTS: (Editor only) Nike: Road to Boom: Segment 2 with Steve Stamkos (Sony EX-1)

Film & Television

  • REFUGE: Feature Film - Available on Showtime http://www.sho.com/titles/3428236/refuge
    REFUGE: Feature Film - Available on Showtime http://www.sho.com/titles/3428236/refuge
  • REFUGE: Trailer
    REFUGE: Trailer
  • Bach: A Passionate Life (BBC)
    Bach: A Passionate Life (BBC)
  • Music Video: Interpol's Daniel Kessler & Joseph Fraioli - Album "Big Noble"; Track "Stay Gold"
    Music Video: Interpol's Daniel Kessler & Joseph Fraioli - Album "Big Noble"; Track "Stay Gold"