Short-form, feature film and episodic
Fire Starter Studios is the only independent production company in the country to be nominated for the prestigious “Outstanding short form non-fiction or reality series – against giants like NBC, FX and Ryan Murphy, and History Channel. And then, we did it TWICE!
Fire Starter Studios puts the highest level of compelling storytelling, quality, and expertise into our projects.

We craft the true story. From sports documentaries to arts to the military, we have tackled all genres. We have a niche for sensitive subject matter. We have worked with service members with Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD in the Walter Reed Military Medical Center to people who have suffered harassment and discrimination to stories of Diversity, equity, and inclusion. Every project is crafted with respect, professionalism, and passion.

Types of Documentaries
(We Produce)
  • Short Form Documentaries
  • Short form Documentary series
  • Feature Films
Types of Clients
  • Media companies
  • Streamers
  • Government entities
  • Multinational organizations
  • NGOs and non-profit sector

Documentary Production Process


We create original and commissioned documentaries. We are fantastic collaborators and this stage can be the most fun!


Research is the key in this step. And casting the right talent is paramount to successful storytelling. Our studio has expert producers who specialize in this difficult and challenging task. It can make or break a script!

Voice Over

Fire Starter Studios contracts the most outstanding group of voice over talent in the industry. If your project requires A-list talent thru commercial professional voice overs, we can bring in the talent that your project needs.

Graphics & Animation

From 3D maps to 2D lower thirds, a professional and appropriate graphics package is created for every project. Documentaries should have a feel and a style and this is where a lot of that will be created.


Our preproduction and production phases are well planned, professionally executed, and meticulously filmed. And in that time, we have a great time! Our clients come back time after time because we understand how to make the project a team effort. We are experts at making documentary subjects feel welcome, safe, and heard. Sometimes you just can’t rush things. Our expertise in getting people to open up to us has created not only industry accolades, but a warm thank you from the interview subjects themselves. THAT means everything to us.


Our in-house post production team is beyond what any company should be allowed to have at their company. Creative, forward-thinking minds that love to collaborate with clients, with each other, and constantly making the producers up their game! They are constantly pushing one and other forward with the best and quickest way to get your media completed on your schedule.


Fire Starter Studios can work in multiple languages. We have created content for around the world in native, dub and sub.


We have tackled some of the most complex delivery schedules and deliverables lists in the business. Never fear that something is too complicated as we will work with you to make it happen.

  • 2 Time Primetime Emmy® Award Nominee for Outstanding Short Form Documentary or Reality Series, 2016, 2017
  • Producers Guild of America Award Nominee for Outstanding Digital Series, 2017
National Endowment for the Arts: United States of Arts
This highly acclaimed 67-part documentary series showcases the variety and vitality of the arts across the United States and shines a spotlight on the vital role the NEA has played in every corner of the country since its inception more than 50 years ago.