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We are passionate creators of
documentary film.

With documentary film, Magic Kumquat Productions believes in telling stories that engage, inspire, and move viewers. Our goal is to cultivate inclusive, curiosity-driven work -- particularly focusing on conservation films involving nature and wildlife, history films, and biography. Our documentary Longleaf Forever was awarded Best North America Short at the Wildlife Conservation Film Festival, and one of our team, Laura Albritton, recently won a regional EMMY as writer on a feature length, public television documentary. The "kumquat" in our name derives from Kumquat Avenue, where we once lived in Coconut Grove, Florida, in a community with many artists, filmmakers, designers, and writers. We added the word "magic," because we believe that there's something magical that happens when creativity and innovation are coupled with diligence and hard work.

Laura Albritton
Laura Albritton
Director/Writer/Editor

Laura Albritton recently won a regional EMMY® for her work as the writer on the documentary film, The Florida Keys: 200 Years of Paradise. Produced by South Florida PBS, this feature-length film has aired on 249 public television stations. She also directed and edited the new short documentary film, Longleaf Forever, created with the support and assistance of TERN, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Division, and The Longleaf Alliance. Her other documentary credits include Introducing the Indigo and the biographical documentary Adventures in History. Laura is the author of award-winning short stories and five books on regional history and travel, including  Hidden History of the Florida Keys (The History Press). She works remotely for the University of Miami's Writing Studies department. Laura studied literature and film as an undergraduate at Columbia University. Before attending graduate school, she worked for Vanguard Documentaries and distinguished Black film producer Charles Hobson in Manhattan.

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Zickie Allgrove
Videographer/Aerial Photography

Zickie Allgrove is an engineer, FAA-licensed drone pilot, and videographer. Currently, he is working on a short documentary film about gopher tortoises. Zickie served as the Director of Photography on the conservation documentary Longleaf Forever, about longleaf ecosystems, and Introducing the Indigo, a documentary short film about a threatened species, the Eastern indigo snake. He contributed aerials and broll to the documentary short film, Adventures in History, about historian Jerry Wilkinson. Zickie has experience in creating short animations using Lightwave 3D, and he edits in DaVinci Resolve. A U.K. Chartered engineer with a master's degree from McGill University, Zickie was born and raised in Jamaica and maintains close ties throughout the Caribbean. Zickie also travels throughout the world as a Vice President for a multinational engineering company. He has gained extensive experience in project development and financing in Latin America, Asia, Europe, and North America.

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