Del Rey Communications has been producing outstanding documentaries for over 35 years, serving television markets, independent film lovers, corporations, and organizations with a story to tell. Working on five continents, director John Hamilton has taken his crews to such far-reaching corners of the world as Cambodia, India, The Philippines, Nigeria, Israel, and Egypt.
Del Rey documentaries accomplish the purposes of their sponsors, to motivate, persuade, stir the heart. With a plucky blend of music, narration, accurate research, and on-the-scene stories, our films draw people in and move them to react.
Our films have been televised on the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corp.), PBS (U.S. Public Broadcasting Service), North African and Middle Eastern satellite networks, Australian and New Zealand cable TV, and throughout North and South America.
Some of the highlights of the dozens of films and video programs produced over the years for satisfied clients …
SEA SALT – the story of a man who ministers to merchant seamen from around the world, as they put into port at Montreal, Quebec, on the famed St. Lawrence Seaway.
CANE FIRE! – follows the lives of Haitian sugarcane cutters as they work for slave wages in The Dominican Republic.
PROCLAIM LIBERTY – takes the camera to the streets of Philadelphia, to explore the many needs and faith-based solutions in the inner city of one of America’s great cities.
KAUAI UNVEILED – a breathtaking helicopter ride over the island of Kauai, plus a look at the Hawaiian gardens, waterfalls and hula dancers.
WHAT IF THEY GAVE AN ELECTION AND NOBODY CAME? – a groundbreaking documentary examining political and social issues including abortion, school choice, and broadcasting fairness.
LETTER FROM NIGERIA – a candid look at the West African nation’s political and religious turmoil, along with humanitarian and missionary work in the region.
OPERATION COCONUT – a children’s film showing the lives of young people in The Philippines, featuring an interview with then President Corazon Aquino.
TA’RHIF – Arabic language BBC-style documentary examining the historicity of the Biblical texts, and their accurate transmission down through the centuries. One of many foreign language productions in 15 tongues produced by Del Rey Communications’ staff of translators and narrators.
RESPECTING DIVERSITY IN THE CLASSROOM – Award-winning documentary and teacher-training film used across the U.S. to fulfill multicultural awareness mandates. Features historian Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
MY HEART I OFFER – In this film, the Reformation’s John Calvin returns to the present day to discover his influence in many areas of life and the professions.
OH SEE, CAN YOU SAY?! – an instructional video presenting a basic vocabulary of words in American sign language.
WELCOME TO CHICAGOLAND – Relocation video showing corporate transfers the many cultural options and neighborhoods available to them in their new home city.
STEPHANIE’S STORY – Poignant story of a Korean orphan’s rescue by a World Vision nurse, and her life today in Vancouver.