NBC Left Field is a new internationally-minded video troupe that makes short, creative documentaries and features specially designed for social media and set-top boxes. Our small team of cinematographers, journalists, animators and social media gurus aims to unearth stories and breathe creative life into current headlines. While pushing boundaries at home and abroad, NBC Left Field will also be serving as an experimental hub for NBC News style, treatment and audience engagement.
NBC Left Field is a creative video troupe that treks around the globe to bring you cinematic videos about what makes people tick. We unearth unbelievable tales about the world’s most interesting people and turn them into punchy explainers and short documentaries. Subscribe for all the latest videos, short films and top documentaries from NBC Left Field.
Watch the best documentaries on YouTube and short films from NBC Left Field! Left Field uncovers niche stories on the human condition, including a mother’s path to radicalization, the brutal drug war in the Philippines, a community who ditched their 9-to-5 jobs for an off-the-grid life, and so much more.
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Every year, a growing number of people around the world leave their home countries in search of safety and a better life. The routes people take are often dangerous and uncertain, and stories of migrants going missing either during transit or once they reach their destination countries are widespread.For every missing person, there is a family left wondering whether their loved one survived the perilous journey. The International Committee of the Red Cross and NBC Left Field teamed up with filmmaker Matthew Cassel to document the stories of five missing people from five different communities, across three different continents. These videos seek to piece together each missing person’s story through the words of loved ones left behind.
NBC Left Field wants to make a short film about someone you know! We're on the hunt for stories in the U.S., and we need your help to find them. Welcome to Tag, a new series where you take control to tell us what we should film this year. Use #TagNBCLF to let us know who should be featured, or message us at TagNBCLF@nbcuni.com -- and tag a friend, neighbor, or anyone who should be featured in a short film.