A woman-owned production company serving artists, educators, directors, and small businesses.

ForGood Films

 

narrative  projects.

Have a script
or a song?
Let's make
your film!

Whether it's a music video, a short or feature film,
w
e have a team of creatives ready to work in partnership with you, every step of the way, to create
an exceptional piece of
art that reflects your vision.

Let's tell

the story.

 

Our passion is to 

create unique and 

compelling images 

to engage and

educate viewers

Our process is shaped

by the subjects themselves, because people are at the

heart of every story.

documentary  projects.

Promote your brand and services.

 

We are ready to meet all of your video and photography needs. Whether you have a corporate event, a multi-day conference, or need videos to elevate your online presence, we are dedicated to engaging customers, and promoting
your brand and services.

commercial  projects.

 

about me.

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Terri Purcell Birnbaum

 

Director of Photography. Editor.

MY GEAR:

Red Epic W 8K

Zeiss CP2 Lenses

   

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I have been in the creative industry, making images, for 24 years. I first had an 18-year career as an Art Director for local and national magazines, where I collaborated with a diverse range of photographers, managing lifestyle, fashion, product, editorial, and conceptual photoshoots. Clients included Macy’s, Thrivent Financial, Minnesota Orchestra, Delta Airlines, and Mpls.St. Paul Magazine. My love of telling stories through images compelled me to shift from art direction to something I felt more passionate about: Cinematography. While art directing by day, I attended college at night, pursuing a film career through the Studies in Cinema and Media Culture program at the University of Minnesota, and the Film Studies program at Minneapolis Community and Technical College.

     I began my new career as a cinematographer in 2016, and began building my skill-set on numerous projects by serving as a camera operator, assistant camera, assistant director, gaffer, and grip. In 2018 I launched ForGood Films, a production company serving small businesses, educators, artists, and filmmakers, where I build teams of industry professionals to meet the needs of any project. 

I have served as Director of Photography on over 20 narrative short films, a narrative feature, a documentary feature, as well as documentary shorts and music videos. My work has been screened at festivals around the country, and I have won awards for cinematography. 

    Over the course of 24 years in the creative industry, I've gained a deep appreciation for inclusive collaboration, positivity, and working with integrity at every phase of a project.

   

team ups.

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Sarah Morreim

Photographer. Director.

    

Sarah Morreim has two decade’s experience in photography,
film and communications.
 
She's photographed over 10,000

people and specializes in cinematic headshots, corporate events and custom stock photography.

   Her professional experience
on film sets and training with acting coaches has given her
tools to draw out a client’s emotions and help
each person 
be in the moment during a shoot.  

    Sarah's worked with both
large and small companies and corporations including US Bank Stadium, Land O Lakes,
Sun Country Airlines, Girls Scouts of America, RE-MAX Results
and Minneapolis/St. Paul
Business Journal. 

https://www.smorreimphotography.com

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Cynthia Uhrich

Director. Writer.

Cynthia Uhrich has a broad-reaching scope of experience and knowledge in the film and acting business ranging from acting to teaching, screenwriting, producing, casting, and directing. She lived and worked in Los Angeles for eight years, where she augmented her Bachelor’s Degree in Theater with professional acting training and worked as a production assistant on commercials.

    In 2002 she moved to St. Paul, Minnesota where she taught acting classes, and performed on stage and in films. In 2012 she created IN THE MOMENT FILMS, a non-profit fiscally sponsored by Springboard for the Arts. The mission of ITM Films is to employ women in front of, and behind the camera--with an eye toward telling original stories featuring women--on topics of social significance. She has produced and directed several short films, which have been screened all over the country and won awards. She has also written, produced, and directed infomercials and promotional pieces for small businesses.

    Her screenwriting has received awards and accolades, and in 2020 a memoir she co-authored about BrownMark (from Prince’s band The Revolution) was published by the University of Minnesota Press.

    She was a member of both SAG and AFTRA for 24 years and served on the Board of Minnesota Women in Film and Television from 2019 to 2020.

https://www.inthemomentstudio.biz

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Branden Wiater

Director of Photography. Gaffer.

Branden graduated at the top of his class from the Cinematography program at Minneapolis Community & Technical College in 2017, and has been building his portfolio as a freelancer ever since. He has served as a director of photography, camera & gimbal operator, jack of all trades production assistant, and award winning photographer. His work includes commercial projects for Kowalski's Markets, Pursuit Community Church, Grace Church, Eagle Brook Church, Community Blueprint,
and ForGood Films. He has also
shot documentaries for life changing missions organizations around
the world.

 

"I'm just a man who enjoys looking at life through a lens. I strive to use my camera to make every client feel heard and respected, and every collaborator feel empowered and valued. No matter what I capture, it is my desire that it has meaning and purpose. Every image has a voice, and my passion is to travel the world and capture the voices of people who
often go unheard."

 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/

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612-309-7567  /  info@forgoodfilms.org

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