FIREFLYFILMWORKS | Darcy Dennett
Founded by Darcy Dennett, the award-winning Director and Producer of the documentary The Champions, about the pit-bulls rescued from Michael Vick – the New York City based production company FIREFLYFILMWORKS produces documentary, film, reality television, advertising, commercial, and corporate work — bringing a unique perspective to a myriad of subjects. FIREFLYFILMWORKS aim is to work on projects that will help to make the world a better place.
Founder of FIREFLYFILMWORKS, Director/Producer Darcy Dennett majored in film and studied photography at Wesleyan University, has lived and worked in New York City since 1992, and has traveled to over 50 countries.
Her first award-winning documentary feature, The Champions is about the pit-bulls rescued from the notorious dog-fighting ring of NFL’s Michael Vick, the Atlanta Falcon’s star quarterback—an unexpected and inspirational story of resilience and the significance of the relationship we as humans have with animals.
In 2013 Dennett produced a high-profile segment in Nigeria, one of the most dangerous countries in the world, for Oprah Winfrey’s landmark international series Belief [ hotlink to: yet to be created Belief page on DD/FFFW website ] about belief and religion around the world, which aired in 2015.
Darcy has worked in photography, film, and television for nearly twenty years on a wide variety of projects, from commercial and corporate work to documentary and television, for networks including HBO, National Geographic, Discovery, A&E, The Food Network, OWN, and has won numerous awards. She directed, produced and wrote five episodes of the OWN series Our America with Lisa Ling, and produced a multi-million dollar advertising-campaign for HSBC Bank in collaboration with National Geographic that involved travel to over 20 countries and working with some of National Geographic’s best photographers. She was the series producer of National Geographic’s Dogtown, and directed a two-hour special on the pit bulls rescued from a dog-fighting ring run by the Atlanta Falcons’ star quarterback, Michael Vick. It was the highest-rated second-season premiere in network history, with 4.3 million viewers, and was given glowing reviews in both the New York and Los Angeles Times. The series was also nominated for a Genesis Award given by the Humane Society, in recognition of media illuminating animal rights issues.