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Let’s get the word out.

Whether it’s your organization’s recent initiatives, your current social impact, or your future growth, let Free Spirit PRO help you tell your story. Free Spirit PRO is an Emmy Award winning video production team that specializes in social impact storytelling, documentaries & PSAs, and special event coverage.

A social enterprise of Free Spirit Media, Free Spirit PRO employs both adult production professionals and youth media students to deliver high-quality work and amazing results for clients. Our youth PROs have advanced through years of video production programming, and this real-world experience provides them with both professional and economic opportunity. Hear from some of our PROs here.

By hiring Free Spirit PRO for your production needs, you will be investing in both your organization and the youth of Chicago. Now, let's get to work!

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We tell your story the way it deserves to be told.

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Experienced people. Extraordinary results.

Our team has garnered Emmy Awards for documentaries and public service announcements. We have drawn high praise for our efficiency, organization, and positive energy on the job. You can expect tight coordination and excellent communication from our Team Leaders and our PROs.

Free Spirit PRO Team

J’mme Love

J’mme Love

Free Spirit PRO

“Thanks to the experience I gained through PRO, I am now a member of two camera/production unions (Local 600, Local 476).”

Paris Twiggy Brown

Paris “Twiggy” Brown

Free Spirit PRO

“The PRO team is like family to me. Because there is so much trust in our crew, the final product for clients is always high-quality.”

Donell McNairy

Donell McNairy

Free Spirit PRO

“PRO taught me advanced skills that I am now able to give back and share with the youth involved with Free Spirit Media.”

Jeff McCarter

Jeff McCarter

Executive Producer

“PRO is the most advanced offering for young people involved in Free Spirit Media. These experiences provide a pathway to both economic and professional opportunity.”

Chad Rispalje

Chad Rispalje

Producer

“It means so much knowing that our clients believe in our youth as much as we do. It is a real investment in the media industry and the future of Chicago.”

Carolina Kondo

Carolina Kondo

Producer

“When you entrust us with your story, you can be confident that we will find the best way to convey its importance and emotional impact with nuance, creativity and strong visual imagery.”

Clients

Here are just a few organizations for whom we’ve had the pleasure of telling their stories, capturing their impact, and envisioning their futures.

  • Career Builder
  • Nike
  • Lollapalooza
  • Poetry Foundation
  • Adler Planetarium
  • Polk Bros Foundation
  • Redmoon
  • WTTW 11
  • Chicago Urban League
  • Mikva Challenge
  • A Better Chicago
  • CPS

What people are saying

WOW!!! I am simply and truly blown away — incredible. I had a permanent smile on my face the entire time, shaking my head in affirmation of the message and so many wonderful take-aways from each Peace Builder.

Kelley H. Szany,
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center

We loved the videos as did everyone at the dinner. We were thrilled to partner with Free Spirit and look forward to working together in the future.

Andrea Zopp,
Chicago Urban League

The effort this year from you guys was just perfect. I wanted to thank you for again working with us at Lollapalooza — I am already looking forward to seeing you guys again for next year.

Sean Adams,
Snyder’s of Hanover Pretzels, Kidzapoalooza Karaoke Sponsor

Are you ready to go PRO?

Let’s start talking about your next video project.

What story or impact are you trying to capture? Who is the audience? When do you need the video to be ready for the world to see?

We’ll get back to you promptly to discuss all the details: goals, budget, and timeline.

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