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

Cory Not Promised poster

CORY NOT PROMISED
Documentary short
Our newest film

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Seduction Theory poster

SEDUCTION THEORY

Dramatic short
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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