Hickory Run State Park visitor center

Exhibit Media Set among the beautiful Poconos Mountains, this state park recently completed construction of a new visitor center and exhibit.  Working with the exhibit designers, we developed media to interpret the park’s many stories.  An interactive explains the geologic processes that created the vast and unique boulder field.  A haunting video tells the 19th … Read More

Valley Forge National Historical Park

Visitor Center Theatrical Interpretive Film & web shorts We worked with local reenactment groups and the park to assemble a cast that represented the diverse camp followers and soldiers at the encampment.  Together with representatives of the Oneida Nation, we developed scenes to portray their contributions to the American cause. Production occurred over 3 seasons to capture … Read More

Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park

Exhibit Media In 1848, James Marshall discovered gold at Sutter’s Mill, sparking the California Gold Rush.  In order to show the diversity of the people who came to California seeking their fortune, we worked with the exhibit designers to develop 6 stories based on primary sources.  These journeys are projected onto a historic map of … Read More

Boone Wilderness Trail Association

Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail Interpretive Center Exhibit Media In 1775, Daniel Boone and 30 axemen blazed a trail through the wilderness and over Cumberland Gap to open up the frontier region of Kentucky to new settlement.  A new interpretive center, introductory film, and exhibit media tell the stories of the people who followed the trail … Read More

Independence National Historical Park

Exhibit Media More than 5 million visitors from around the world visit Independence National Historical Park, and their visit begins at the visitor center.  Argentine Productions was chosen to create five films about some of our nation’s most important landmarks: Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, Ben Franklin’s print shop, and more. Straining at the Heart of … Read More

Kinzua Bridge State Park

Excursion Train Car Exhibit Media Once the world’s longest and tallest railroad structure, the Kinzua Bridge was torn apart by an F1 tornado in 2007.  This disaster was turned into an opportunity to create a dramatic skywalk and glass floor 300 ft above the valley floor. At the new visitor center designed by 106 Group—a TripAdvisor reviewer … Read More

Carnegie Science Center

Pittsburgh’s Big PictureOMNIMAX Signature FilmOver the years, we’ve created interactives and other media for the Carnegie Science Center, but this film is the biggest!  Pittsburgh comes alive in this 10-minute action-packed 70mm OMNIMAX film.  Pittsburgh’s Big Picture is a visual poem that captures the city’s stunning visual beauty, rich ethnic and cultural heritage, and spectacular natural resources.Custom … Read More

Knox’s Headquarters State Historic Site

Henry Knox and the RevolutionVisitor Center Interpretive FilmGeneral Henry Knox’s artillery crews were crucial to the final American victory at Yorktown that ended the Revolutionary War.   This visitor center film focuses on life at the training camp at New Windsor where artillery tactics were developed and refined by Knox’s crews. Production occurred at western Pennsylvania’s Fort … Read More

French and Indian War 250, Inc.

George Washington RemembersTraveling Exhibit FilmGeorge Washington’s own words narrate three vignettes from his dramatic early military career on the Pennsylvania frontier—experiences that would have a profound effect on him later in life: a devastating friendly fire incident, a disastrous expedition under General Braddock, and a crushing defeat at Fort Necessity.The film was shot on location … Read More

Crailo State Historic Site

Keeping Order: A Fort Orange County RecordExhibit VideoWhat can a 350-year-old Colonial Dutch court record and 17th century painting tell us about life in the New World?  Using visual effects, the painting literally comes to life while a matching court record tells about the brawl and ensuing lawsuit.Precisely matching props, costumes, and actors were found … Read More