Meet My Neighbor Productions, Inc.
Meet My Neighbor Productions, Inc. was established as a 501(c)3 nonprofit in 2020 to confront the issue of connecting sustainable, regenerative, and humane agricultural producers with consumers while encouraging farmers with successful entrepreneurial models through educational documentary films.
Our Goals Are Simple
Meet My Neighbor Productions, Inc. aims to assist with the growing trend reversals in the industry by encouraging and educating farmers (large and small) on how to participate in the rising agricultural market place and further consumer awareness of the economical and ecological benefits of agriculture. The nonprofit is both an outreach and educational platform.
1- Educate Farmers on economical and marketing benefits of adapting good stewardship and husbandry practices.
2- Regain the interest of younger generations via video and media outreach with successful entrepreneurial concepts providing ambition and opportunity to return to agricultural roots.
3- Drive consumer interest in diversifying their purchasing decisions to include locally produced agricultural products.
4- Improve livestock welfare by highlighting humanely operated practices.
5- Restore land productivity through outreach and education of soil regenerating production methods.
6- Sustain food security by strengthening local food systems and restoring interest in our rural and urban agricultural communities.
Charlie Rankin is the CFO of Meet My Neighbor Productions, Inc. and serves as the lead financial organizer for the NATIVE documentary film.
As a producer, Charlie works as our Creative Director overseeing all aspects of B-Roll acquisition and post production effects.
Shauna Rankin is the COO of Meet My Neighbor Productions, Inc. and serves as the lead logistics organizer for the NATIVE documentary film.
As a producer, Shauna works as our Content Director overseeing all aspects of storyboarding, primary content acquisition, and interviews.
A Nonprofit Documentary Film Producer focused on Locally Sustainable Food Networks, Regenerative Agricultural Practices, and Humane Animal Husbandry.
FINANCIAL PRODUCTION PARTNERS
Meet My Neighbor Productions is committed to creating original and uninfluenced documentary films. Our “Financial Production Partners” are partners who have contributed significantly to the production of the film but do not have an editorial role in any capacity.
National Buffalo Foundation
The National Buffalo Foundation focuses on the current needs of the bison industry and the general public while working to expand the financial resources needed to fund some very promising future projects.
The National Buffalo Foundation is a substantial funding partner of NATVIE | The Prodigies of an Icon at the producer level.
EDITORIAL & DISTRIBUTION PRODUCTION PARTNERS
Meet My Neighbor Productions is committed to creating original and uninfluenced documentary films. Editorial Production Partners contribute creatively to the production of the film as well as assist with marketing and distribution, but do not have an influence on the storyline or content of the film.
Yanasa Ama Ventures, LLC
Yanasa Ama Ventures is an agricultural film production company. As a co-producer, Yanasa Ama Ventures provides technical, creative, and videography support. Additionally, Yanasa Ama Ventures helps with distribution and acts as a broadcast agent.