ShutteRelease Films is a TV and Movie production house operating in the heart of North Carolina. Founded in 2014 by Chris Laforet, its production output focused on several documentaries. Two of its documentaries (available on Amazon Prime) are “The Regulators: 250th Anniversary Edition” and “Draggin’ Fairchild” both of which have won the North Carolina Society of Historians Multimedia Award for preserving NC history. A “passion project” documentary is “Healed by Horses” which tackles the positive effects of hippotherapy as practiced at a small stable in rural Kentucky.

ShutteRelease is also actively involved in filming and producing several shows for TV, including “Carolina Dune Buggies”, “Public Safety Dogs”, and a combination painting/history show entitled “Painting with Leo Rucker.”