Stories of Service

Over the past 8 years, we’ve had the opportunity to be in the presence of dozens of heroes – to hear their stories of sacrifice and service. These stories need to be told. And we aim to tell them in the form of a mini-documentary series we’ve been working on for the past 18 months. Follow along here as we post segments and teasers for the soon to be released ‘Untitled’ documentary series.

Collection Films

19 Down // Rallying around Hotshot Crew

A Mother and Her Navy SEAL

American Warrior

Bill Kunkle // Never Forget

Chemical School // Trust

Cycle of Freedom

In Pursuit of A Dream


Mission 22 - Event Promo

Patriot Guard Teaser

Reaching Out to Veterans

Remembered: WWII Vet Visits Memorial for First Time

Sean Parnell // Promo

Service Dogs Save Lives

Service Dogs Save Lives // Short

Steel Leaves

To Be an American

To Serve: Glenn Gilhuber // Eugene Police Dept.

US Army Chemical School Teaser

Vignette // Training is Like Savings Account

War At Home Memorial

Welcoming Our Veterans Home

What is an American

Collection Articles

Relationships are a huge part of what we do at AO Films. We love telling meaningful stories and the bonus is the relationships we get to build along the way. We were reminded of the importance of these connections this week while filming in Arizona. Nine months ago, while in Arizona …

In the quaint town of Nashville, Indiana, it is common to see the work of artists displayed at every corner. Everything from glass blowing to painting, to woodwork and theater performance, the artists of Nashville come together year after year to create an expansive cultural fabric in an otherwise small …

For a number of months now, we've been talking about and researching for a documentary that we've been excited to pursue. After 3-4 months of info gathering, we finally got the first interview under our belt today when we interview Bill Kunkle, an 89-year-old World War II veteran. It was …

In early October, we traveled across the country to North Carolina to meet with the passionate and motivating duo, Scot Spooner and Amy Tucci Jones. When we heard about their foundation, The Warrior's Bridge, we knew we wanted to get involved. The Warrior's Bridge website is finally up and running, and we made …

Earlier this month, we traveled to North Carolina to meet with Scot Spooner and Amy Tucci Jones to learn more about their foundation, The Warrior's Bridge, and how we could be a part of it. We are passionate about telling stories that really matter and make a difference. The Warrior's …