November 16, 2023

The Power of Video Storytelling for Non-Profits

In the ever-changing landscape of non-profit organizations, effective communication is crucial for garnering support, raising awareness, and driving meaningful impact. Amidst the cacophony of digital content, video has emerged as a powerful tool for storytelling and connecting with audiences on a deeper level. At Tree9 Films, we craft compelling video […]
November 1, 2023

Founders Honored with Regional Emmy

In a momentous achievement for the St. Louis dance scene, “Raising Spirits | The Big Muddy Dance Company,” directed by Chadwell + Ria Ruthsatz, claimed an Emmy at the 47th Annual MID-AMERICA REGIONAL EMMY® AWARDS. This remarkable documentary, which also received accolades at the Tellys and the St. Louis Filmmakers […]
July 16, 2023

Lights, Camera, Action! Join us at the St. Louis 48 Hour Film Project!

We’re thrilled to announce our sponsorship of the St. Louis 48 Hour Film Project—an incredible platform that empowers local filmmakers, providing them the chance to showcase their short films on the big screen. The twist? They’ve got a mere 48 hours to create these cinematic marvels! Our own Ria Ruthsatz […]
January 16, 2023

8 Years of Creative Milestones + Exciting Film Projects

Cheers to 8 years in business! We’re immensely grateful for the trust placed in us by our amazing clients in St. Louis and beyond. These years have been a rollercoaster, challenging us in unexpected ways but also fueling our creative drive. We’re writing, producing, and directing more films than ever […]
June 16, 2022

Mini-Documentary Series Premieres

We’ve partnered with The Big Muddy Dance Company for the release of five mini-documentaries in their first-ever virtual SUMMER SERIES! Tune in from home to learn more about the behind-the-scenes making of “Lemp Legends” and “Black, Brown, and Beige.” All mini-docs will be available to stream for FREE at 10am […]
May 16, 2022

IWA’s Red Knight Breaks Records + Wins Telly

The “Red Knights” Admissions Video created for Incarnate Word Academy has been awarded a Silver Telly in the Non-Broadcast category in the 43rd Annual Telly Awards! “We’ve worked with IWA on several film projects over the years, so when they asked if we could make their new admissions video more […]