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Founded in 2001 by Marlo Bendau and Frank Rees, One Nation Films, LLC produces broadcast films as well as multi-platform media for nonprofit organizations, museums, and educational companies. The ONF staff, along with a talented cast of directors, writers, and producers, creates award-winning documentary, animated films and innovative, web-based learning programs.


Our clients include the Public Broadcasting Service, The McGraw-Hill Publishing Companies, The Annenberg/CPB Project, The Getty Museum at The Getty Center, the Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services, Houghton Mifflin Publishing Company, The Carnegie Corporation of New York, and The National Governor’s Association.


We have filmed on location in more than a dozen foreign countries including Argentina, Peru, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Honduras, Mexico, Canada, Italy, France, Morocco, Martinique, and Spain. We have also produced several multi-camera music concert films for broadcast. Our educational films have won six Telly Awards over the last 4 years.

We enjoy bringing your vision to life, whether as story, information or interactive educational media. One Nation Films takes pride in on-time and on-budget delivery for every project. Our toolkit is deep and we love our craft.