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About

Who We Are

Memphis FilmWorks is a 501 C(3) not for profit media company in the truest sense given that the company secures in financial resources through community joint ventures, partnerships, and donations; enabling us to produce economical and cost effective content, while offering creatives a streamlined, non-bureaucratic environment in which to share their talent.

Our Mision

We support artistic freedom in visual storytelling and advocate for a community of visionaries who epitomize diversity of thought, creativity and the tenacity to challenge the societal status quo.

WHAT WE DO

Memphis FilmWorks produce, direct, and distribute short and feature length documentaries, made for TV programs, and lifestyle programming influencing the global human experience. We also host and produce signature event programming, live seminars, forums, conferences and various development workshops through our iWin Network Community Channel.

Our Commitment

We are firmly committed to exploring all of the infinite possibilities of humanity in our local and global communities and develop gateways to discuss and resolve often divisive issues of race, poverty, class and public policy.

Founder
  • Lakethen Mason
    Founder

    After spending two decades working in the private sector, Lakethen decided to pursue his passion for the arts full time, capturing important moments through the camera lens.  A long time enthusiast for the Memphis and Mid-South legacy and culture, Lakethen feels strongly about the need to develop homegrown stories that reflect humanity and the spirit of hope, transformation, and redemption. No stranger to the entertainment world, Lakethen continues to lend his talent and time as an independent  songwriter, artist manager, event producer and all around promoter of Memphis.

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Creative Partner
  • John Hamilton
    Creative Partner