Good Stories, Well Told


Well Told Films provides full-service video production & post-production services from concept to finished product. Located in the idyllic Green Mountains and just steps from the Vermont State House in Montpelier, Well Told Films works for a wide variety of clients, nationwide, regional, and just down the block. With over fifteen years creating high end content for local, national, and international broadcast, our focus is on crafting beautiful, clear and elegant pieces that get the point across, whether breaking down a complicated social issue, creating an emotional connection over an intimate personal moment, or concisely and compellingly demonstrating what sets a brand apart.


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What We Do

Documentary 

Historical, Investigative, Current Affairs, Verité, Advocacy. A long track record of telling important and compelling stories in an impactful way for broadcast, independent film, and the web.

Branded

Highlight work your company is doing with a branded video or series. Feature innovative technology, community activism, and showcase your brand by showing the good it does.

Tourism

Create a multi-platform social media campaign to showcase what makes your corner of the world unique. We focus on getting past boilerplate platitudes and connecting on a human level so viewers can relate and more importantly, want to visit!


About Us


Chad Ervin

Chad began his career in Los Angeles then Miami, working his way up from production assistant and delivery guy to Writer / Producer / Director and Head of Original Programming, creating a variety of content for corporate clients including a series of football documentaries for the University of Miami.  In his spare time he wrote and directed short films and taught himself to edit.

Upon moving to Boston in 2007, he found a niche putting his now polished editing skills to work crafting documentaries and television series for national broadcast.  Discovering that being a creative editor with a background in storytelling placed him in high demand, he spent the next twelve years editing around 20 films, including three Emmy-winners, for the PBS series FRONTLINE, including two hours of the Emmy and Polk award winning “Money, Power & Wall Street,” three films for PBS’s preeminent history series American Experience, and the Peabody Award winning Sighted Eyes / Feeling Heart, an independent film which premiered at the Toronto International Film Fest in 2017.  In between heady documentaries he spiced things up cutting lively shows about cooking and travel for PBS’s Create network, extremely remodeled houseboats for Travel Channel, and several shows celebrating furry companions for Animal Planet, including “Dogs 101”.

Upon moving to Vermont in 2018, Chad continues to edit and consult for documentary filmmakers nationwide and is relishing the opportunity to venture out of the editing studio and getting back into the field to resume directing projects as well.

Kristin Cantu

Kristin has been working in journalism for nearly a decade since receiving her masters in journalism from Emerson College. Starting off in the print & multimedia fields, her work has spanned topics from travel and real estate to pediatric medical care and issues within the minority scientific community.

In 2012, she dipped her toes in the production side of documentary film making and now runs Well Told Films with her husband, Chad.

When not researching the next film to produce, Kristin can be found getting involved in the local community. A gap year in college spent with City Year Boston (Americorps) instilled an importance of community involvement. Since then, Kristin has spent her off hours volunteering for organizations such as Hike It Baby, Girls On The Run, and Art & Science In One – a nature journaling program for elementary school students.


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