About

Principe Productions, Inc. is a non-profit film production company specializing in artfully crafted documentary films. Our work is directed by filmmaker Megan Mylan, who has been recognized with an Academy Award®, an Independent Spirit Award, Emmy nominations and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Our films enjoy international theatrical release, television broadcast and are complemented by extensive social action campaigns that have raised millions of dollars for charitable causes, mobilized thousands of volunteers and informed public policy.

SMILE PINKI won the Oscar® for Best Documentary short subject and was broadcast on HBO and the Sundance Channel. LOST BOYS OF SUDAN won an Independent Spirit Award, was nominated for an Emmy, short-listed for an Oscar® and selected as a NY Times Critics Pick, along with a 70-city theatrical release and broadcast on PBS’s POV. The film continues to draw strong audiences in community and educational settings around the world.

RAÇA a feature documentary on the struggle for racial equality in Brazil had a national theatrical release, television broadcast and wide use by government, university and arts organizations. Our short documentaries include: MY LITTLE FRIENDS about an inter-generational center for seniors with Alzheimer’s, AFTER MY GARDEN GROWS on a girls gardening program in West Bengal, India and TALLER THAN THE TREES, on work-life balance in Japan.

Support for our work includes: the Ford Foundation, Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the WK Kellogg Foundation, Kendeda Fund, PetroBras, the National Endowment for the Humanities, MetLife, the Sundance Institute, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Board of Directors: Megan Mylan, Terra Weikel, Nina Grotch and Frances Reid.