Since its founding in 1992, RUBICON PRODUCTIONS has produced award-winning documentary films for broadcast and educational distribution. Rubicon Productions is a full-service production company handling projects from conception to completion. DREW PERKINS is the owner of RUBICON PRODUCTIONS, a NON-PROFIT film and video production company dedicated to telling stories of historical significance.

Our clients include PBS, the DISCOVERY CHANNEL, The Rosen Group, The Dana Farber Cancer Institute, the University of Virginia, and the Educational Film Center.

Our Team


W. Drew Perkins

Drew Perkins is an Emmy Award winning producer and director with over sixty productions to his credit. Drew’s career is extensive as he has produced and directed films covering a wide range of historical topics including public affairs, aviation and civil rights. His films have aired on PBS, the Discovery Channel, the History Channel and various international television channels. Drew earned a Masters in Film and Video from The American University, a Masters in Liberal Studies from Georgetown University, and a Bachelor of Arts in History and Drama from Washington and Lee University. Prior to entering the world of film production, Drew taught history at The Taft School in Watertown, Connecticut.


Nicholas Carter

Nicholas Carter joins Rubicon’s production team with a range of previous experiences. Nick was educated at King Edward IV School in England and, as a young man, he began working as a steeplechase jockey, which led to a successful riding career in England, Australia, Ireland and the United States, with over 600 races to his credit.

While pursuing another interest, Nick graduated from the Broadcasting Institute of Maryland with a degree in television production. Nick began his professional work with the British Broadcasting Corporation program World News America where he served as Editor and Production Assistant. Nick produced and directed The Maryland Hunt Cup: A Jockey’s Perspective. For Rubicon, he served as Associate Producer for The War of 1812 in the Chesapeake: Home of the Brave. He serves as editor and Associate Producer for current projects Land of the Fee and Murphy’s Law.


Terence McArdle

Director of Photography
Terence McArdle’s career as a cinematographer and technical advisor spans three decades. From his start as a technical animation artist and animation cameraman in Washington, D.C., he has progressed through virtually all still and motion picture formats, including digital still photography and high definition video production. Terence served as Director of Photography and Co-Producer for Rubicon’s Thundering Hooves: Maryland Steeplechase Racing, Select Director of Photography credits include: The War of 1812 on the Chesapeake: Home of the Brave, Building the Dream and Fulbright; the Man, the Mission, the Message. His work also includes the series Frontiers of Flight, Sea Wings, and Eagles of the Crown for the Discovery Channel; Four Years of Thunder and Great Planes for the History Channel; and Aviators and Lighter than Air for the Learning Channel. He was Director of Photography for Rubicon Productions’ German Secret Planes which was produced for Toronto based Eureka films.

Terence McArdle also served as Technical Producer for Rubicon Productions’ Alpha Phi Alpha: A Century of Leadership and The Tuskegee Airmen. Terence has filmed and advised dozens of projects for the National Air and Space Museum, the National Park Service, BBC, and PBS, as well as for clients such as the United States Postal Service, the United States Navy, Mobil Oil, IBM and the National Education Association.


Lisa Feit

Lisa is an award-winning scriptwriter and story producer with many years of experience in broadcast and non-broadcast programming. She has written and produced programs for National Geographic Television, A&E, The History Channel, The Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, and Planet Green. Other clients include Discovery Studios, Halfyard Productions, Brainbox Entertainment, JWM Productions, Beyond Productions, Ventana, and many other production companies. Lisa specializes in creating programs that tell stories. No matter what the topic, she believes audiences are captivated by well-told stories with strong characters and compelling dramatic arcs.

Her many awards include: Winner of CINE Golden Eagles, Telly Awards, Association of Audio Visual Communications Cindy Awards, International Film and TV Festival of New York Awards, US International Film and Video Festival Awards, Vision Awards, Videographer Awards, Communicator Awards, ITVA Awards, American Corporate Video Crystal Awards, a Houston International Film Festival Platinum Award, a Summit Creative Silver Award, a Peer Award, an Associated Press News Reporting Award and a National Emmy nomination.


Alex Jennings

Associate Producer
Alex has worked in documentary film production for more than a decade, in jobs ranging from script writing to archival film preservation. Alex served as Associate Producer for Discovery Channel programs on Glenn Martin, Pappy Boyington’s Black Sheep, and The Eagle Squadron. He assisted in producing and writing for Rubicon Productions’ ten-hour series World’s Deadliest Aircraft, which aired on Discovery’s Military Channel and on History Channel International. He also acted as Associate Producer for Rubicon’s acclaimed The Tuskegee Airmen, seen on PBS. Alex served as Co-Producer and Writer for Rubicon’s Fulbright: The Man, the Mission, and the Message, The War of 1812 on the Chesapeake: Home of the Brave, Becoming America, Alpha Phi Alpha: A Century of Leadership, and Alpha Kappa Alpha: Sisterhood And Service. Presently, Alex is producing and writing the following Rubicon documentaries: Healing Hands: The History of the Black Doctor, Murphy’s Law and Land of the Free.


Marcus Smith

Award winning cinematographer Marcus Smith brings twenty years of experience to this project. Marcus has filmed documentaries for PBS, HBO, Showtime, the Discovery Channel, the History Channel and A&E. His cinematography can be seen on PBS in Rubicon Productions’ The Tuskegee Airmen, Alpha Phi Alpha: A Century of Leadership, Lee: Beyond the Battles, Alpha Kappa Alpha: Sisterhood and Service, Ken Burns’ Jazz and Henry Hampton’s Eyes on the Prize. Marcus received an Emmy Award and the prestigious Sony Innovators Award for his work on Fathers and Sons for HBO. Marcus earned a second Emmy for his work on a tribute to Mohammad Ali. He has filmed several independent feature films, scores of music videos and hundreds of projects for clients including the NAACP, the National Football League, Reebok, The American Red Cross, The United Way and Howard University

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