About

Because every story is unique.

At Backfin Media we tailor each video to meet the specific goals of our clients.

We’re an Emmy award winning, full-service, boutique video production company – from concept through delivery – with a specialized focus on documentary-style digital media for broadcast television, corporate and non-profit organizations.

Based in Annapolis, MD, we tell stories that inspire, entertain, enlighten and influence change – locally and from around the world.

We love telling stories…let us tell yours.

Our work has been recognized with some of our industry’s highest honors including a National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Emmy Award, 6 Cine Awards, 6 Telly Awards, a Special Jury Award at WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival, 2 Communicator Awards, a Davey Award, 3 ITVA Peer Awards, a Videographer Award, 2 New York Festivals Gold Medal Awards, and an Emmy  nomination.

 

Robert Ferrier is a smart, creative and innovative director and writer of award-­‐ winning non-fiction content. For nearly three decades, he has produced the very best in documentary programming. In 2012, Robert was honored with an Emmy Award in the category of Best Historical Documentary for his PBS film, Heart of the Civil War. He’s filmed in Europe, Africa, Russia’s Far East, and throughout the Americas including Alaska. His credits for creating compelling programming can be seen on networks like Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, Travel Channel, Smithsonian Network, Showtime, National Geographic, and PBS, as well as through digital platforms for organizations like USAID, The World Bank, and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The films Robert has written and directed have won numerous industry awards, including Emmys, Cines, Tellys and Gold Medals, and span the genres of History, Science, Arts, Travel, International Development and Public Health.

Daphne Glover Ferrier is an award-winning, non‐fiction content producer with a Masters Degree in International Development from University of Denver Joseph Korbel School of International Studies. She has over 20 years experience in production and production management. Daphne specializes in International development, advocacy, education and public health filmmaking for the World Bank, the Partnership for Child Development, IMA World Health, International Relief and Development, USAID and The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Daphne has produced films on four continents on topics ranging from HIV/AIDS education in East Africa to the power of learning in Asia, South America and South Africa. Daphne’s broadcast credits include National Geographic, Smithsonian Network, ABC and PBS. Daphne has managed multiple projects with a range budgets far into the hundreds of thousands of dollars. Daphne is the recipient of numerous industry awards including Cine Golden Eagle Awards, Telly Awards, and International Peer Awards.