The Area is a feature documentary about the Norfolk Southern train company displacing a large community in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood. Filmed over five years by David Schalliol, The Area premiered at the Full Frame Film Festival in 2018.
Edit Dir: David Schalliol Currently In Production
Central Standard: On Education is an episodic, verite documentary following five Chicagoland 8th graders as they attempt to navigate the Chicago Public School selective enrollment process. The show is presented in nine 15-minute webisodes and features rarely-seen access to public and charter school teachers, administrators and students. Produced in conjuntion with WTTW/PBS, Central Standard: On Education lauched on PBS Digital's YouTube channel in April, 2014.
Edit | Color | MotionGraphics Scrappers Film Group Aug 2013 - April 2014
Episode 1: "5 Eighth Graders"
Episode 2: "5 Schools"
Episode 3: "5 Communities"
Episode 4: "5 Classes"
Episode 5: "5 Ways to Get into High School"
Episode 6: "5 High Schools"
Episode 7: "5 Administrations"
Episode 8: "5 Futures"
Episode 9: "5 Reflections"
Infographic: "Guide to Selective Enrollment"
Rights Lab is a multi-part web series to turn the camera on the most pressing civil liberties issues of our day. A collaboration between Scrappers Film Group and Truthout.org.
Can the Government Spy on My Phone? | Rights Lab
Where Can I Fly My Drone? | Rights Lab
Can I Film the Police? | Rights Lab
Where Can I Protest? | Rights Lab
Big Bend Brewing Co.
Big Bend Brewing Company was founded in 2012 in Alpine, Texas and is currently the most remote brewery in America according to BrewYork Magazine. This ongoing series aims to promote their beers by highlighting different aspects and people from this very unique part of the world.
Edit | Color | Motion Graphics Scrappers Film Group July 2014 - Present
Terlingua Golden Ale
Big Bend Hefeweizen
La Frontera IPA
No. 22 Porter
Five short webisodes following the Chicago startup Simple Mills as they prep and present for the Chicago Booth School of Business New Venture Challenge. The Simple Mills team faces challenges identifying investors, securing funds, perfecting their pitch and developing a long-term strategy for their growing company.
Edit | Color | Motion Graphics Scrappers Film Group May 2014 - June 2014
Chicago Booth New Venture Challenge: Episode 1
Chicago Booth New Venture Challenge: Episode 2
Chicago Booth New Venture Challenge: Episode 3
Chicago Booth New Venture Challenge: Episode 5
Chicago Humanities 25th Anniversary
Promotional piece celebrating twenty-five years of the Chicago Humanities Festival.
Editor & Motion Graphics
Chicago Humanities Festival: 25 Years of Art and Ideas