Oak Light Films is a Seattle based video production company founded by filmmaker and photographer Ali Scattergood. Oak Light Films is a full service video production company specializing in non-fiction storytelling for the commercial and entertainment sectors.
Oak Light Films seeks to celebrate the journey of the human spirit through the lens of non-fiction storytelling. Whatever the medium, we use the highest standards of quality production and media content to educate, engage, and inspire.
Founder Ali Scattergood has over a decade of experience working with leading industry professionals in the fields of video production and photography. Her work has taken her into surgical amphitheaters documenting open heart surgeries, to alpaca farms in rural Maine, to meeting and photographing the Dalai Lama during a private interview session, to digging through archive houses filled with American history's most cherished mementos.
Most recently, Ali Scattergood was the Assistant Producer and Assistant Editor on Ken Burns’ film The Mayo Clinic: Faith, Hope, and Science, a 2 hour film on the history and legacy of the Mayo Clinic which aired nationally on PBS September 2018. She also contributed to Ken Burns' Emmy nominated series The Emperor of All Maladies: The story of Cancer, The Life and Times of Jackie Robinson, The Address, and The Vietnam War Series. In 2012, she presented her photography work internationally at the Paris Photo portfolio review session, a partnered event with the Paris Photo Exhibition, which was then published in the 2012 Lens PhotoFlo catalog. In 2008, she Co-Directed a documentary film in partnership with the Martha Graham Dance Company in NYC and Interlochen Arts Academy’s Dance department that circulated the film festival circuit and was used by the Martha Graham Dance Company for promotional purposes.
Oak Light Films has worked with clients around the United States. Current projects include but are not limited to a web series for the City of Seattle highlighting women and people of color (POC) in the southeast Seattle community, and a media initiative with Berit Anderson with Scout.ai around the current effects of global climate change.
Oak Light Films is available for hire globally. Please reach out through our contact page for inquiries.