portret films

Portret Films is owned and operated by Mikaela Shwer is an award-winning filmmaker and editor with a passion for bringing important stories to life. In 2016 her feature directorial debut Don’t Tell Anyone (No Le Digas a Nadie) was honored with the George Foster Peabody Award after airing on POV/PBS in the fall of 2015 and was supported by ITVS, Latino Public Broadcasting, POV, and the Fledgling Fund.


branding & website

Portret Films had little to no branding and no website. Like many creative firms they were focused on their medium. In 2016 Portret Films was nominated and then won the prestigious Peabody Award for their extraordinary documentary  Don’t Tell Anyone (No Le Digas a Nadie). Left of West was hired to create a simple type face logo and website that would highlight the films, documentary's and shorts Portret Films has been part of.