Transparent Films has been producing award-winning independent films and media for over 20 years. Projects include the development and production of feature films, public television, music videos, commercials and documentaries.
Transparent Films also works with community organizations and schools, facilitating workshops to various underserved groups such as: at-risk youth, developmentally disabled adults, prisoners, high school teachers in the Midwest and elementary school children in South America.
The Speed of Life, Special Jury Prize winner at the Venice Film Festival, was sold to HBO Europe and is now available thru Amazon.com.
Rent or buy The Speed of Life from Amazon
Media making is uniquely collaborative. We advise, assist, and consult other producers on a variety of freelance projects. Our expertise in writing, producing, directing and editing enables us to assist in the production of countless successful ventures. Transparent Films is available for contract hire.
With over 30 years of production experience, Transparent Films has fostered many award-winning projects from first draft to the screen. We are currently accepting feature scripts for review. Please contact us.
WRITER | DIRECTOR | PRODUCER
ED RADTKE & HIS WORKSHOPS
Ed Radtke is the writer, producer, and director of three independent feature films, including the award-winning Bottom Land and The Dream Catcher. He is the recipient of two NEA production grants, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship.
Ed is also the founder and long time facilitator of countless media making workshops nationwide for various organizations and underserved communities: at-risk youth, Native American elders, incarcerated men and women, American Veterans, victims of domestic violence, developmentally challenged adults, and elementary schoolchildren. He has also facilitated intensive filmmaking workshops worldwide in countries such as Chile, France, Costa Rica and China. Contact us to explore how your community, school, or organization might benefit from our hands on, immersive media literacy programs.
A collection of workshop produced short films can be found here.