San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

Animation San Antonio Missions is the only UNESCO world heritage site in Texas.  We worked with experts at the park to develop an animation to show the historic and cultural landscape of the area, and the inner-workings of the mission’s historic grist mill.

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

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

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

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.

Master Craftsmen

Master Craftsmen: Gränsfors BrukTravel Channel PilotIn the deep forests of Sweden, a historic foundry still forges axes by hand.  This Travel Channel pilot explores the beauty and philosophy of axe design going back to the Viking age.  These master craftsmen take great pride in their work, resulting in a product that reflects the human hand that … Read More