Las Vegas: The 1950s

“Las Vegas: The 1950s” releases on May 14, 2023.  At the dawn of its fifth decade, the city of Las Vegas is riding high, but change is on the horizon.  “If you’re gonna describe Las Vegas in the 1950’s, one word: explosion.” -Robert Stoldal, Historian

The Street Project

We finally finished THE STREET PROJECT! Distributed through PBS International, and available in the USA on Amazon, Apple and other streaming platforms, THE STREET PROJECT is an inspiring story about a massive movement across the world to reclaim our largest public spaces, our streets. Find out how to host a screening in your community here. … Continued

Science begins as a conversation

Ever want to know how big research data moves around the globe? ESnet plays a significant role in supporting the great scientific conversations, collaborations, and experiments underway, wherever and whenever they occur. They move Exabytes of data around the world creating a global laboratory that accelerates scientific discovery. Boyd Productions, working with Rena Debortoli, George … Continued

Mesa Verde National Park

Boyd Productions is spending two years filming at Mesa Verde National Park for a new visitor’s center film. Expected release Winter 2023 Producer: Catherine Sager EP/Director: Jennifer Boyd Writer: Ken Chowder DP: Joe Brunette Audio: Jeff Hayash

Doc makes news

It’s always mortifying to see myself on video, but they did a really good job talking about the release of Las Vegas: The Thirties.  

Las Vegas: The Thirties

We’ve started part 3 of our series on the history of Las Vegas. Las Vegas: The Thirties will be released May 15, 2021. Writer: Ken Chowder Editor: Cecilia Préstamo Producer: Catherine Sager EP/Director: Jennifer Boyd Research : Lindsay Thompson and Lilly Posner

Email in the time of Corona

Today, we received a lovely email from a viewer of a documentary we produced a few years ago.  She said, “Just wanted to get a note off to you, to let you know I recently viewed “Toolbox of America,” on Northern California Public Media, and thought it was outstanding. I’m a huge documentary fan, and I’ve … Continued

Meet Dulcie

  Dulcie is one of several people featured in our upcoming documentary, The Street Project (working title). Dulcie was the victim of a hit and run crash. Now she’s a Brooklyn organizer, determined to create change in her community, and she rides her bike everywhere. The Street Project is an inspiring story about a massive … Continued

We’re expanding!

We’ve moved into a bigger space in an old typewriter factory, added people to the team and started all sorts of great new and exciting projects!  Here’s a quick update…. Boyd Productions started two new documentaries this Fall.  The first documentary (actually the second in a series of films) explores the early history of Las … Continued

Las Vegas, The Early Years

We’re just about finished with a new documentary “The City Of Las Vegas, The Early Years.”  The premiere screening will be held on Wednesday, May 15 at 7PM at the Charleston Heights Arts Center in Las Vegas. This day was chosen because May 15 is the date Las Vegas was founded in 1905. “The City of … Continued