Oak Alley makes documentaries that combine strong visual content with story telling that inspires an audience to engage with the core issues. We combine our experience filming in all parts of the world with a commitment to producing cutting edge films that have an impact. Our goal as filmmakers is to promote solutions to the world’s issues and to realize the ambitions of the organizations we work with.
February 2020, Cody and Stuart of Oak Alley Productions offered to go to Guatemala to film the work of Charity Seeds. We wanted to support them in their work of creating organic gardens for the Mayan people. There is a shortage of food and these gardens produce seventy percent more food, cost very little, help alleviate child malnutrition and provide food security.
Oak Alley’s documentary tells of the story of the restoration of Costa’s Rica’s rainforests from a low of 21% forest cover in the 1980s back to 52% cover in 2010. Costa Rica is also implementing policies to protect its biodiversity and become a carbon neutral economy. …More Project Details
The documentary reveals an extraordinary transformation in the lives of street children in Colombia. They are freed from the torments they endured living on the streets, recover from their drug addictions and begin to gain an education. Father Gabriel Mejia embodies the wisdom, patience and knowledge that is required to rescue the ‘disposable’ children, restore their rights, their dignity and offer them a much brighter future.
Children of Vengeance is a highly acclaimed film that featured unique access to the Palestinian militias and their personal stories as they struggled with the harsh realities of the conflict between Israel and Palestine.
Diana: The Witnesses in the Tunnel, is an investigation into what actually happened the night Princess Diana was killed. The film won critical acclaim and worldwide publicity.
Stuart Tanner was the senior producer/director for a documentary team embedded with British Royal Marines during the Iraq War. Stuart was in the front line during the war and responsible for directing three camera crews in different locations. His own team was embedded with 539 Amphibious Assault Squadron Royal Marines. The documentary that resulted from this, was part of a BBC series called Fighting the War.