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Our Story

Elemental Films draws inspiration from nature's foundational elements: Water, Air, Earth, and Fire. These elements embody harmony and balance, mirroring our filmmaking approach. Our name stands for holistic storytelling, a deep-rooted commitment to environmental narratives, and the conviction that storytelling drives every powerful frame.

Founded by filmmaker and Director of Photography, Michael Werner, alongside his award-winning partners, Director / Director of Photography, Bruno Federico, Editor and Writer Joe Singer, and Director Katie Campbell, Elemental Films is a full-service production company boasting National Emmy Awards, Edward R. Murrow Awards, Kavli Science Journalism Awards, and many more awards and accolades. 


Our films delve into the pressing social and environmental narratives of our time. Our character-driven approach to storytelling captures the intimate and the emotional, painting a vivid picture of the world around us. We weave tales that resonate deeply with audiences, urging them to reflect, question, and engage. And with an unwavering passion for cinematic excellence, we are driven to capture visuals as captivating as the tales we tell. 


Our films span the globe, from bustling cities to untouched natural sanctuaries. Our team, armed with a profound vision, decades of experience, and a dedication to diverse perspectives, is celebrated for our storytelling verve. Our commitment is not just to the art of film but to the profound stories that demand a spotlight.

At Elemental Films, we're in the business of illuminating the stories that shape our world and crafting them with unparalleled visual and auditory artistry. Join us on this journey, and let's bring impactful stories to life.

Michael Werner filming a documentary in frigid winter conditions.
Bruno Federico filming a documentary in a tropical jungle.

Our Team

With decades of industry experience, our team consistently delivers compelling narratives that leave a mark. Each project we undertake is a reflection of our steadfast dedication to craft, artistry and cinematic mastery.

Our Services

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Creative Development

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Full-Service Production

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Post Production

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