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Our Story

Portraits that Move creates professional, documentary-quality videos for families, preserving for all time the magical fleeting moments of childhood and the beauty of your family's story.

Founded by Academy Award-nominated executive producer and entrepreneur Susannah Ludwig, Portraits that Move combines a passion for filmmaking with a love of family and an unwavering commitment to helping every person, even the youngest among us, share their stories.

Our team of professional filmmakers creates Baby Videos, Childhood Videos and up, Generations Videos that preserve and celebrate your family's legacy, Holiday Card Videos, and unique custom films for Mitzvahs.


"One of the joys of parenthood is observing our children’s direct and unguarded expression of their feelings, hopes, dreams and desires. At Portraits that Move, we document the essence of your children exactly as they are, in their own voice, with all they have to teach us. Our gift to you is an elegant, high-quality moving image to keep for your family history, and for your heart. We are deeply grateful to create this work for every one of you."    -Susannah Ludwig, Portraits that Move