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Lindsey Grayzel
Bates College, Lewiston, ME
B.A. in Political Science, 1993
Senior Thesis participant

I have over 20 years of experience as a documentary video editor, producer and director.  I thrive in creative collaboration with small teams creating compelling stories that help to make the world a more just place. 


Pre-production: budgeting, treatments, scripting, location scouting, building teams, research, pre-production interviews, image research, assessing equipment needs

Production: directing camera and sound crew, interviewing, B camera operation, audio recording, media management, tracking budgets, logistics

Post-production: editing (Adobe Premiere Pro, DaVinci Resolve, Avid), color correction, music selection/direction, still image enhancement (Photoshop), simple motion graphics, video compression, archiving, tracking budgets


Producer, Director, Editor "Töffel" Friton Design, Portland, OR

Two short promotional films introduce a new line of custom footwear.

Field Producer, Editor, North Shore Productions/ Royal BC Museum, Victoria BC

Three short films produced as part of a new exhibit about orcas. Exhibit to travel worldwide. 

Producer, Director, Editor, Cinematographer, “The Reluctant Radical”

Independent documentary feature follows climate activist Ken Ward as he forces a moral reckoning through acts of civil disobedience.  Premiered at Big Sky Film Festival, national PBS broadcasts. 

Editor, “Life Journeys” AFSP, New York, NY

28 minute film tells the stories of those who lost a loved one to suicide decades ago.  

Producer, Director, Writer, Editor,  “Lake Mead Intake No. 3” Boulder, NV

45 minute film follows the challenges of a construction project to tunnel under Lake Mead.  

Producer, Director, Writer, Editor  “Family Journeys” AFSP, New York, NY

30 minute film features family dynamics after a loved one’s suicide death. 

Editor, North Shore Productions/ Kenai Fjords National Park, Seward, AK

20 minute theatrical museum exhibit plus three short films on the natural and human history of the park.  

Producer, Director, Writer, Editor  “The Journey” AFSP, New York, NY

30 minute film features the stories of those grieving and healing after a loved one’s suicide death.  

Editor, "ná·qc timíne wisí·x: Of One Heart" North Shore Productions/ Nez Perce National Historic Park, Lapwai, ID

23 minute theatrical museum exhibit on the culture and history of the Nez Perce tribe.  

Editor, North Shore Productions/ Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Winnipeg, Canada

16 short films highlight human rights stories as part of the permanent museum exhibits.

Producer, Director, Writer, Editor, “Supporting the Grieving Student” The Dougy Center, Portland OR

23 minute educational video gives guidance to school staff on how to support grieving children in the school setting. 

Producer, Director, Writer, “Cooking Up a Story” Portland, OR

Internet delivered video series featuring stories about sustainable food and agriculture. 

Producer, “Saving Seasonal Wetlands” Ducks Unlimited, Portland OR

Persuasive video calls for conservation of flood irrigated ranchlands to provide seasonal habitat for migrating birds. 

Producer, Director, Writer, Editor, “Supporting the Grieving Child” The Dougy Center, Portland OR

Educational video gives guidance to parents of children who are grieving. 

Producer, Director, Writer, Editor, “Local Control for Healthy Communities”

Consumer education video for Greater Oregon Behavioral Health Inc. 

Editor, “Circle of Life” North Shore Productions/ Southern Ute Cultural Center & Museum, Ignacio, CO

Seven screen theatrical museum exhibit and three short films featuring elders of the Southern Ute tribe. 

Producer, Director, Writer, Editor, “Understanding Suicide” The Dougy Center, Portland, OR

Seven screen theatrical Educational video to support those grieving someone who died by suicide.

Editor, “Alfalfa and Apple Pie” Portland, OR

A half hour documentary muses about summers spent on the family farm. 

Field Producer, “Factory Made”, “Unwrapped”, “New Spaces” & “Cool Tools”

33 episodes for cable TV shows produced by High Noon Entertainment. 

Editor, “Switch” Portland, OR

Documentary following a community’s reaction as one of its members changes gender identity. 

Producer, Director, Writer, Editor, “Balancing Risks & Benefits” Boston, MA

Consumer education video examines the privacy laws of health records in Massachusetts. 

Producer, Director, Writer, Editor, “Water for the Future” Washington County, OR

Promotional video illustrates how local partners are working collaboratively to meet the long-term water needs for cities, farms, and the health of rivers. 

Producer, Director, “Sharing Health Information Nationwide…And Doing it Right” 

North Shore Productions/ State of Oregon, Portland, OR
Consumer education video examines the privacy and security concerns of electronic medical records. 

Editor, “Last Days at the Depot” Portland, OR

Half hour documentary reveals the relationship of the townspeople of Hermiston to the Umatilla Chemical Weapons Depot. 

Producer, Director, Writer, Editor, “River Rangers” Clean Water Services, Hillsboro, OR

Promotional video showcasing an environmental education curriculum that teaches children how to protect their watershed. 

Producer, Director, Editor, “Omaha” North Shore Productions/ Durham Museum, Omaha, NE

Historical film surveys the highlights of Omaha history. 

Producer, Director, Writer, Editor, “The Big Pipe” North Shore Productions/ Impregilo, Portland, OR

Industrial video documents complex sewer construction.

Editor, “Dark Water Rising” Portland, OR

Feature length documentary about animal rescues after Hurricane Katrina.

Editor, “Inside Iraq: The Untold Stories” Portland, OR

Feature length documentary released theatrically. 

Producer, Videographer, Writer, Editor “Leslie Lee” and “Dennis Meiners” Portland, OR

Two artist profiles created for OPB’s “Art Beat” series. 

Producer, Videographer, Writer, Editor, “Chilina Glass” Portland, OR

Segment created for OPB’s “Art Beat” series. 

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