Using journalism to tell your story.

Founded in 1997, award-winning, full-service production company Fly on the Wall Productions creates documentaries, feature videos and multimedia projects that combine the power of raw honesty with the visceral nature of film. Our journalistic expertise enables us to shape the story that matters most to your organization. Our clients range from Fortune 500 companies to leading medical, cultural and educational institutions, to some of the world’s most influential not-for-profits and NGOs.

For any and every purpose.

Whatever your cause, Fly on the Wall creates eye-catching and accessible films that directly address your needs—whether it’s increasing donor awareness, product promotion, supporting membership growth or a new initiative to freshen your web content. We transform your content into a unique visual multimedia narrative that connects you with your audience—in a way that no other communication can.

Fly on the Wall Productions offers a variety of video and media services to meet our clients’ needs. For all video projects, we work with your company at every stage of the production process.

Creative

We work with you to develop your video’s concept, strategy and execution.

Production

We oversee all aspects of production, from logistics to filming.

Interviews

We write and conduct all interviews in a way that represents the essence of your organization.

Editing

We handle all aspects of production in-house, including scripting, editing, music and graphics.

Our Clients

20
Years
2
Principals
35
Countries
1000
Interviews

Meet the Team

Joe Fox and James Nubile, the creative team behind Fly on the Wall, met in Rwanda in 1994 while covering the genocide. While there, they began to dream of taking their talents to film. In 1997, they founded Fly on the Wall Productions.

Joe and Jay share distinguished journalism skills and a passion for timeless human stories. They have worked as a team for 20 years. As respected veteran journalists and expert filmmakers, Joe and Jay have produced award-winning films, documentaries, animated videos and other visual media. Merging their talents, they have developed creative, innovative and successful storytelling techniques for the big screen. They have worked in over 35 countries for a diverse list of clients and causes.

Joe Fox

Joe Fox

Principal

Joe Fox is director and producer at Fly on the Wall Productions. Joe brings to the table years of experience in public relations and journalism, and his past work has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. Joe is also a playwright and has a background in theater. Together with Jay, Joe has written and directed films for some of the country’s leading nonprofit organizations, covering topics such as restitution for Holocaust victims, the 2011 South Asian tsunami, children with learning disabilities, the future of scientific innovation and technology, Hurricane Sandy relief and much more. Joe has also written, produced and directed two feature length films on pressing social issues of our time. His masterful skills in interviewing and writing have earned him great acclaim among clients, interview subjects and the many people he meets through his work.

Joe knows how to ask for an upgrade in eighty-two languages, just don't put him near an elevator or an ice machine.

James Nubile

James Nubile

Principal

James Nubile is director, producer, editor and director of photography at Fly on the Wall Productions. Jay is a renowned photographer and photojournalist whose unique style of reportage has earned him numerous awards and distinction among his peers. His work has been featured in numerous national and international publications, including The New York Times Magazine, Los Angeles Times Magazine, Newsweek, Time, US News and World Report and USA Today. He has lived in and traveled to the Middle East, Former Soviet Union, Central Asia, Bosnia, Rwanda, Northern Ireland and Southeast Asia. Jay has served as director of photography on two feature-length documentaries as well as countless short films for the country’s leading non-profit organizations, schools, hospitals and corporations. His strong passion for journalism allows him to find, visualize and film the story in an accurate and compelling way for each and every client.

Jay doesn't mind being near an elevator or ice machine. Just don't put him near Joe.

Staff

Peter Tannenbaum

Peter Tannenbaum

Senior Producer

Peter shoots, edits, designs graphics and oversees projects. He is hopelessly addicted to coffee and donuts are his kryptonite.

Michele Gouveia

Michele Gouveia

Senior Producer

Michele writes scripts, supervises edits, and defends the Oxford comma. She’d rather be in Paris.

Danielle Kirshenblat

Danielle Kirshenblat

Producer

Danielle creates content at Fly on the Wall. She's a born and raised Brooklyn kid and she's not good at witty puns (they always end up like broken pencils...pointless).

Marybeth Allan

Marybeth Allan

Production Manager

Marybeth handles all scheduling and logistics. She doesn't ask questions because she doesn't want the answers.

Mark Burwick

Mark Burwick

Shooter / Editor

Mark can shoot and splice, and he brings the Latin spice. Heart is cold as ice.

John Stish

John Stish

Shooter / Editor

30/single/M/Thriving

Gabriel Barrios

Gabriel Barrios

Production Assistant

Gabriel is a critically acclaimed logger and pokemon master. He is currently thinking about squats.

Ruella Rouf

Ruella Rouf

Production Assistant

Ruella assists with scripts and video editing. She enjoys various workouts and desserts in no particular order.

 

Angelica Carlson

Angelica Carlson

Production Coordinator

Angelica assists with scheduling and logistics. She once biked through all five boroughs in a day just for fun.

 

 

Where We’ve Worked

 

Watch Our Work

Videos, photos and animations await!