We are a film and video production company that specializes in telling stories centered on people, community and the vast diversity of universal human experiences.

We all stand to learn from one another, and we believe the best means to do so is through storytelling.

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We are award winning Producers and Directors with experience telling stories across many genres and formats, all over the World. Developing unique, human-centric approaches to conveying your message is our specialty, and taking the idea through production to a finished product is our expertise. Creative collaboration is the motor of it all and we pride ourselves on our ability to work with you to achieve the best result. We’d love to hear from you!

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Black Mountain Productions was founded by Syrian-American filmmaker, Faisal Attrache.


Faisal Attrache is a writer, director and producer who strives to tell unique stories with a socially conscious message.  His short docu-fiction film Hasta Siempre, Comandante (2016), made in Cuba under the tutelage of Abbas Kiarostami, won a Mention Spéciale du Jury at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, France (2018).  His short documentary Growing Home (2014) had its international premiere at the Sheffield DocFest, UK (2015) and was awarded Best Documentary Short Film at the Newport Beach Film Festival, US (2015). He received an MFA in Film Production from the USC School of Cinematic Arts, Los Angeles (2014). Born in Swaida, Syria in 1988, Attrache grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and is currently based in Berlin.

As-Suwayda is a mountainous province in South East Syria known for its distinct black volcanic rock and ancient history. Colloquially it is referred to as "The Jabal” (The Mountain), and is the inspiration for our company’s name.

Image: Shadi Alashkar, https://www.flickr.com/photos/alashkarshadi/8060257363