We work with forward-thinking organisations and companies, to help you deliver remarkable stories in remarkable ways. Our media production services cover documentaries, short films, photography and design – tailored to present you and your message in a meaningful and effective way.

 At work for Lets Love, in Vientiane Province


Our projects start and end with an understanding of your story: we nurture long term relationships with clients to learn how to deliver what you want to say most effectively to your audience. We love sharing significant messages, making our main focus Non Profit and Non Government Organizations, while our complementary work in commercial media gives us an understanding of responsible advertising and promotion. Tackling unpredictable conditions across Asia, we’re strong in creative thinking, improvisation and thorough planning. Our network of regional partners offers access to all the necessary local resources, from location scouts and model agencies to local film producers and professional equipment rental. These resources are at your disposal – no matter the scale of your production.


Our services include project management to help you bring together script writing, story boarding, human resources and the pre-production process through to production, shooting and the final delivery of a master file. We work across a range of media, including websites and high quality online content. We support you in every way – taking care of the details so you can focus on making a difference.

Adri Berger, Founder Running Reel (Email: adri@runningreel.net)




Adri Berger is a photographer with over 25 years experience of shooting commercial assignments across the world for a wide range of international clients. His impressive client list includes: multinational corporations, international publications, press associations and high profile arts organizations.



Dara Pathammavong began as a freelance photographer in 2012. To further his passion in photography, he started working as an assistant to Adri in 2013. In this time, he has assisted in filmmaking for Red Cross, Save the Children, US Embassy, and Friends Without a Border.


Project Director

Namthipkesone Bouttasing (better known in Laos and in the Mekong region as Dorn Bouttasing, her professional nickname) is a self-taught, freelance filmmaker and community organizer working on preserving indigenous culture and empowering women in remote areas of Laos since 2009.


Web Designer

Kerry Kline Owner and Designer of BNE Creative, a freelance design firm in Southern California, that creates websites for personal and small businesses in the United States and around the world.

One of our show-reels or demo-reels showcasing previous work combined with stock and produced for a variety of clients by Running Reel, including actors, lighting design, editing, and models.

We work with a varied group of clients, across different fields in the media and content creation industry. Please contact us for with any queries you may have, you can email us directly via:

Email; adri@runningreel.net

On location in Northern Laos
We worked in Noy district for the Our Promise campaign with Save the Children
On location in Northern Laos
We worked in Noy district for the Our Promise campaign with Save the Children
On location in Northern Laos
We worked in Noy district for the Our Promise campaign with Save the Children

Keeping it short…

Running Reel is a production company creating content that ranges from short films to longer form documentaries.

Our unique expertise is to use the cinematic nature of photography in the moving image, and create depth in experiences for audiences anywhere.

We’d love to hear from you, please contact us for and let us work on your projects!


If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.

Orson Welles

Photo by Dara Pathammavong