West City Films produces acclaimed films and media for theaters, TV networks, corporations, nonprofits and the web. Filmmakers Steven Ascher and Jeanne Jordan are creators of award-winning documentaries, dramas, spots and new media.

SOME OF OUR WORK

Seduction Theory film poster

SEDUCTION THEORY

Dramatic short
Our newest film!
Cannes Short Film Corner, LA Intl. and Toronto Shorts Festivals

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Raising Renee film Poster

RAISING RENEE

Feature Documentary
Broadcast on HBO and worldwide
Emmy nominee

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HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL

Five leaders making a difference in their communities

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Troublesome Creek a Midwestern film poster

TROUBLESOME CREEK

Feature Documentary
Released theatrically. Broadcast worldwide
Academy Award nominee & Sundance winner

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Julia Child

CAMBRIDGE OFFICE FOR TOURISM

Invitation to a city
Web ad featuring Julia Child

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THE FILMMAKER’S HANDBOOK

Bestselling filmmaking text

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HEALTH DIALOG

Award-winning medical series

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So Much So Fast film poster

SO MUCH SO FAST

Feature Documentary
Released theatrically. Broadcast worldwide
Sundance nominee

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CYBERART

TV series
Emmy and Clarion Award winner

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A WOMAN’S PLACE

Challenges of women in business as seen through 50 years of women at Harvard Business School

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POSTCARDS FROM BUSTER

Emmy-nominated PBS Children’s series

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EYES ON THE PRIZE

Landmark civil rights series
Oscar nominee, six Emmy Awards

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CHUCK CLOSE

TV series
Emmy nominee

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PBS Newshour

PBS NEWSHOUR

TV news series

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AMERICAN PLAYHOUSE

Original drama series

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SITES UNSEEN

TV series

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THE BLUE DINER

Dramatic feature

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Running with Jesse

RUNNING WITH JESSE

FRONTLINE documentary

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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

Premiere historical series

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Life and Other Anxieties

LIFE AND OTHER ANXIETIES

Feature documentary

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Documentary Storytelling - Sheila Bernard

DOCUMENTARY STORYTELLING

A guide to story and structure.
Chapter length interview with Steven Ascher & Jeanne Jordan

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Del & Alex

DEL and ALEX

Dramatic short

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