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

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument

Visitor Center Interpretive Film A spectacular collection of beautifully preserved fossil plants, animals, and insects at the park tells a story of dramatic geologic events, changing climate, and changing paleo ecosystems. Dramatic animated scenes show how volcanic eruptions preserved the fossils, allowing scientists a glimpse of the ancient past preserved in stone.

John Day Fossil Beds National Monument

Visitor Center Interpretive Film & Web Shorts Layers of Life showcases the otherworldly landscapes, wildlife, and stunning beauty of the Painted Hills, Sheep Rock and Clarno fossil beds over four seasons.  The film portrays how the scientific work of paleontologists and ecologists provides an understanding of how the fossil record helps us to understand past … Read More

Missouri National Recreational River

Visitor Center Interpretive Film & Web Shorts Part of the Wild & Scenic River System, the Missouri National Recreational River preserves and protects a 100 mile stretch of the “Big Muddy”.  This land is home to diverse wildlife, farmers, recreationalists, and American Indian tribes. We spent four seasons documenting the people, tribes, and government agencies … Read More

Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park

Visitor Center MediaHinchliffe Stadium is a national treasure: the only baseball stadium in the National Park Service, and one of a few remaining Negro League stadiums.  Our team traveled to Paterson, NJ to capture scenes of the crumbling stadium—now under restoration—and interview residents about their experiences for a new video.A second video tells the story … 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

Niobrara National Scenic River

Visitor Center Interpretive Film & Web Shorts The Niobrara River is a home to an wondrous diversity of wildlife; it is a crossroads where four ecosystems meet and mix; it is a revered ancestral homeland to the Ponca Tribe; and  it is a place where ranchers have barns full of inner-tubes for visitors. A theatrical orientation film explores the … Read More

Petersburg National Battlefield Park

Visitor Center Interpretive FilmEndurance Without ReliefThe siege of Petersburg, the longest military campaign of the Civil War, took a terrible toll on both soldier and civilian.  Dramatic first-person accounts, newspaper reports, and historic photographs and illustrations create an emotional theatrical film about this brutal siege.

Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site

A Place of OpportunityVisitor Center Interpretive FilmHopewell Furnace is the most thoroughly preserved representation of America’s early iron-making industry and community life.  This theatrical film tells a complex cultural history story that spans 200-years.  We paid particular attention to historical details: fitting costumes, finding props, and hiring a period wagon and carriage pulled by historically accurate Percheron … Read More

Manassas National Battlefield Park

Manassas in 3DExhibit VideoAfter exploring Manassas battlefield, visitors enter a historic home and put on 3D glasses. This unique video was created by taking historic stereoscopic photos of the battlefield and processing them into red/cyan anaglyph images.  It’s a great example of an economical but engaging approach to bringing historic media to life.