Inside Out Media is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) documentary and video production company dedicated to making films that engage, inform and inspire. 

Based in the Bay Area, we draw from an international stable of top film professionals to meet the unique demands of each project.


Executive Director Marc Shaffer has produced, directed and written dozens of acclaimed documentaries seen by millions of viewers on PBS, National Geographic, Netflix, CBS, Al Jazeera, in festivals, theaters and online. 

We also produce mission-driven content for non-profit and corporate clients, bringing to these projects the same unwavering commitment to powerful storytelling.  In addition to his work with Inside Out Media, Shaffer regularly collaborates as a director, writer and producer with outside production companies.  


Shaffer's films have been recognized with three national Emmy Award nominations among many other professional honors.

For more information, please visit our portfolio or download the CV below.

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