SideXSide Studios is an award-winning documentary production company founded by journalists with a track record of making emotionally charged films with measurable impact.
Our films have helped change federal policy, inspired donors, and connected brands to their target audiences.
SideXSide Studios is a woman-owned small business headquartered in Washington, D.C. with frequent suitcase satellite locations.
Training & education
Gabe is SideXSide’s creative engine: our director, lead DP, and quality control backstop. His work has been recognized with more than a dozen awards including an Edward R. Murrow Award for his investigative film work, and two News & Documentary Emmy nominations. He has directed video investigations, interactive experiences, daily shows, and short documentaries. Gabe is a 2017 IFP Lab Fellow. His feature-length directorial debut, TransMilitary, premiered at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival and won the Audience Award in the documentary competition.
Jamie is SideXSide’s master planner, overseeing production and business development. She's is an Emmy-nominated journalist who honed her skills at USA Today, where she created and executed editorial and branded video content strategy. Jamie is an IFP Documentary Lab Fellow for her first feature documentary, TransMilitary, which she produced and co-wrote with Gabe.
Kathryn brings a journalistic, creative approach to production. Prior to SideXSide, Kathryn traveled the world for filming for National Geographic.
Deanna manages projects, reports out stories, and keeps everyone from SXS teammembers to clients happy and on track. Previously, she produced videos for Education Week.