Stories about cities, towns, and neighborhoods
to foster civic pride, build community, and spark imagination.
what happens When we go to town.
Clients + Screenings
people we've worked for &
places where our work has screened.
FOUNDER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR
It all started in a giant convertible Cadillac, rolling across the country on the Mother Road.
FOUNDER & PRODUCER
I was a “free-range kid” growing up in New Zealand with a walking range of about 3 miles, a biking range of about 5 miles, and a bus range of about 15 miles to downtown. Today’s kids are as flightless as a Kiwi bird. Not cool!
We're always up to something.
First+Main Films was founded on the belief that a story can change a city. Does that sound overly idealistic and poetic? We set out to explain how and why it works in an essay for Proud Places.Read More.
During Covid, we launched an original doc series about small town America. Each episode profiles a different community, ideas and inspiration for all places. Follow us on the show's Vimeo channel.Read More.
Every couple months we share a few insights an updates. Here's where you can read the current edition and check out back issues.Read More.
Let's Tell Your City's Story.
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We'd love to talk about what's
happening in your town.