MediaLab staff members keep up a steady workflow of award-winning projects and events. A few of our favorite projects are listed below. If you have any questions or would like to order any of the documentaries, please e-mail us! We'd love to talk to you.

Point of Entry

Migrating to North America
Premiered on October 17, 2009


Since the time of the Pilgrims, the quests for freedom and liberty have been the primary motivators for immigrants seeking new lives and opportunities in Canada and the United States. But while millions of new arrivals to North America have made successful transitions, others have not been so fortunate.

“Point of Entry: Migrating to North America” is an original documentary produced by the award winning filmmakers of MediaLab at Pacific Lutheran University.

This creative documentary received the 2010 Accolade Award of Excellence.

A Hard Trade

Rebuilding Broken Lives
Premiered May 2, 2009


“A Hard Trade: Rebuilding Broken Lives” is a new, original documentary, produced by MediaLab at Pacific Lutheran University. “A Hard Trade” chronicles the progress of several female offenders enrolled in the Trades Related Apprenticeship Coaching (TRAC) program, a 14–week course at the Washington Corrections Center for Women that boasts a 95 percent success rate for those who complete it.