Brooklyn Films

Creative Services That Bring Your Brand To Life

We have been providing production and technology services for over three decades and can bring that experience to your next project.

Video Editing

Web Development

Video Streaming

Our Story

1985

Founded by Michael Helman, Brooklyn Films opens its doors as a film production company producing feature films with an eye towards horror films. Over the years the company would also produce television series, dozens of music videos and multi-camera HD concerts.

Post Digital, a pioneering computer-based editing house in New York City opens its doors. The state-of-the-art facility featured award-winning editorial, dvd/blu-ray authoring and animation services.

1986

1993

Before there was reality tv, we produce a thirty minute reality series, “Stanley T. In Da House” airing on Fox affiliates around the country for two seasons. The show features celebrity guests such as Queen Latifah, Boyz II Men and Chris Rock.

In partnership with NHK Japan, we produce and direct a series of multi-camera HD concerts. Artists include James Taylor, Cheap Trick, Christina Aguilera and Mary J. Blige.

1997

2006

Added web development and streaming media services to our company offerings. Partnering with Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, we successfully stream an hour long medical program. Live surgical procedures are then broadcast monthly to viewers worldwide.

This year brings the debut of Cowch Potatoes, an animated web series starring Tyrell and Franklin as two slackers living their life on a couch. The series was a channel leader on Funny or Die for weeks.

2007

2009

We launch the Williamsburg International Film Festival, also known as WILLiFEST, an annual festival featuring a variety of events such as film screenings, concerts, panels, art exhibits and a foodie street fair.

The company co-founded tech start up Crowdzu.com, a crowdsourcing marketplace where creatives and entrepreneurs can buy and sell creative services and digital assets as well as raise funds.

2013

2014

Based on the ongoing success of the web design division, it is decided to spin it off into its own separate entity. Brooklyn Design Studio is born. Its focus is high-end web and mobile development and related services.

Brooklyn Design Studio expands and opens an office in Las Vegas, Nevada.

2017

2018

WILLiFEST is converted into an online-only competition and its name is changed to the Williamsburg International Film and Music Competition to reflect this change.

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