Giving Voice To Untold Stories.

We are a team of multidisciplinary creatives in Durham, NC who are passionate about telling stories that entertain and inspire.

Our Work

Over two decades of award-winning filmmaking, Markay Media has proven its ability to tell a damn good story. With accomplished director Cynthia Hill at the helm, this team of spirited documentary professionals specializes in crafting essential, but sometimes overlooked stories with artistry and resilience. Markay Media’s distinctive approach has found a perfect base for content-creation in Durham, North Carolina, where the team harnesses local assets to bring the complexity of the region to international audiences. Pairing outstanding craftsmanship with intimacy and compassion, Markay Media consistently achieves visually rich, empathetic portraits of the American South and beyond.

Awards.

A CHEF'S LIFE (PBS)

 

Daytime Emmy for Best Culinary Program (2018)

 

Daytime Emmy for Best Director of a Lifestyle/Culinary/Travel Program (2015)

 

Peabody Award (2013)

 

James Beard Foundation, Vivian Howard, Outstanding Personality/Host (2018)

 

James Beard Foundation, nomination, Broadcast Media, Television Program, On Location (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)

PRIVATE VIOLENCE (HBO)

 

Cinema Eye Honor for Excellence in Nonfiction Filmmaking for Television (2016)

 

Emmy Award nomination in the Outstanding Informational Programming – Long Form Category (2015)

 

Candescent Award, Sundance Film Festival (2014)

 

Kathleen Bryan Edwards Award for Human Rights, Full Frame Film Festival (2014)

 

Silver Heart Award, Dallas International Film Festival (2014)

 

True/False True Life Fund Award (2014)

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

 

Concordia Fellow (2018)

 

Fledgling Fund Fellow (2015)

 

Women In Film Award (2014)

 

Women’s Image Network Award (2014)

 

Sundance Producers Lab (2013)

 

INPUT Fellow (2016/2005)

 

Indy Arts Award (2003)

 

The Crew.

Cynthia Hill

Tom Vickers

Jenn Cromling

Director/Producer/Founder

Editor

Producer/Line Producer

Shirlette Ammons

Christine Delp

Andrea Weigl

Producer

Producer

Producer

Victoria Bouloubasis

Malinda Maynor Lowery

Margaret McNealy

Producer

Co-Producer

Graphic Designer

Rex Miller

Josh Woll

Blaire Johnson

Cinematographer

Cinematographer

Cinematographer

Eli Van Noppen

Matt Brondoli

Jason Hill

Assistant Editor

Assistant Editor

Associate Producer

MARKAY MEDIA

1105 W Chapel Hill St.

Durham, NC 27701

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